Texas Family History Societies(C-G)

This section lists associations from Cooke to Hamilton giving details about each one and what resources and publications they offer.

County and Other Societies

Cooke County - Cross Timbers Genealogical Society

Some publications are available for sale, which incorporate:

  • Cooke Co. Early History
  • Cooke Co. Marriage Records 1849-1882
  • Fairview and Resthaven Cemetery Books
  • Obituaries
  • Probate Records
  • Ye Gainesville Towne

Website: 
http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~txcooke/ctgs_index.htm?cj=1&netid=cj&o_xid=0001231185&o_lid=0001231185&o_sch=Affiliate+External


Dallas Genealogical Society

The association was established in 1954 and their aims are to encourage and promote the study of genealogy, to assist the genealogy section of J Erik Jonsson Central Library in Dallas and to collect and preserve materials relating to Dallas Co.

They have a number of Special Interest Groups, which include African American, Brown Bag, Technology, Jewish and MacGen Reunion Groups.

Some databases are available, which comprise:

  • Back Issues of DGS Journals
  • Back Issues of DGS Newsletters
  • Dallas Area Cemeteries
  • DNA Information
  • Recently Distributed eBlasts

Numerous publications are available for sale, which incorporate: 

  • Cemetery Books
  • Dallas Quarterlies and Journals
  • Greene Co. Deed Abstracts 1810-1822
  • Guide to the Dallas Quarterly 1955-1993
  • Marriage Records 1846-1899
  • Minute Book 1848-1855
  • South-western Presbyterian Newspaper Abstracts
  • Texas Methodist Newspaper Abstracts
  • Texas Presbyterian Newspaper Abstracts
Website:
http://www.dallasgenealogy.org


El Paso Genealogical Society

A transcription of deaths for San Jose de Cristo Rey Church is available.

Births, Marriages and Deaths 1886-1899 have been transcribed by Jane Beard and can be purchased from the association.

A list of surnames currently being researched by Members is also available.  

Website:
http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~txepgs/?cj=1&netid=cj&o_xid=0001231185&o_lid=0001231185&o_sch=Affiliate+External


Fort Worth Genealogical Society

The association has many publications available for sale, which incorporate:

  • 1810 Census Pendleton District of South Carolina
  • Alexander Beall 1649-1744 of Maryland One Line Descent in America
  • Cemetery Transcripts
  • Early Texas Co. Marriage Records 1837-1923
  • Footprints Collection of State Marriages
  • Footprints Topical Index 1957-2012
  • Marriages of Early Texas 1824-1846
  • Tarrant Co. 1870 Federal Census
  • Tarrant Co. 1890 Census Reconstruction
  • Tarrant Co. Marriage Records 1892-1901

A Photo Gallery is also accessible and they also have a Mailing List which is hosted by Rootsweb.

Website:
http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~txfwgs/


Fredericksburg and Gillespie County Genealogy

Many Databases and Indexes are available, which comprise:

  • 1860-1880s Texas Rangers
  • Cemetery Photo Collection and Transcriptions
  • Colonists in the First Wagon Train to Fredericksburg in 1846
  • Gillespie Co. Veterans
  • Immigration Lists
  • Military Lists
  • Obituaries
  • Signers of Resolution asking John O Meusebach not to Resign

A list of Surnames currently being researched by Members is also available.

Website:
http://www.fbgtxgensoc.org


Galveston County Genealogical Society

Lakeview Cemetery Transcripts 1908-1929 are available for sale.

Website:
http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~txgalves/gcgs.html?cj=1&netid=cj&o_xid=0001231185&o_lid=0001231185&o_sch=Affiliate+External