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Monthly Meetings

Meetings are held on the 3rd Thursday of each month, except during June, July, August and December. All meetings are held at the Decatur Church of Christ.
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  • Thu
    21
    Sep
    2017
    6:30 pmThe Decatur Public Library

    Kelvin Meyer. The Sanctified Sisters of the Women's Common Wealth of Texas. An accomplished forensic genealogist by profession, Kelvin is sharing for the first time this presentation of a commune of Texas women who created a life together and without their husbands and sometimes their children.

  • Thu
    19
    Oct
    2017
    6:30 pmThe Decatur Public Library

    Jeanette Hurst. Probate Possibilities. Jeanette explains what kinds of information probate records contain, and what they can tell us about our ancestors. She will reference Family Search, Find My Past, Ancestry, and American Ancestors along with local archives using examples from the United States and England. She is an accomplished speaker who will show us that searching out the treasures of probate files is simple and easy.

  • Thu
    16
    Nov
    2017
    6:30 pmThe Decatur Public Library

    Dale Ellison. Fixing Cemeteries and Finding Ghosts. Mr. Ellison is famed for the thousands of hours and thousands of miles spent not only repairing neglected cemeteries but presenting his experiences while doing so.

  • Thu
    18
    Jan
    2018
    6:30 pmThe Decatur Public Library

    January 18th: Discussion

  • Thu
    15
    Feb
    2018
    6:30 pmThe Decatur Public Library

    Patti Gillespie. Forgotten Treasures in the Texas Courthouse: Discovering the Miscellaneous Books. This presentation shares 3 fun Texan stories that have come to life with the information found in the Miscellaneous Books found in the Wise County County Clerk’s office. Also presented are abundant examples of assorted documents found in the books. Attendees will receive a list of all the Texas counties that hold one of these forgotten treasures.

  • Thu
    15
    Mar
    2018
    6:30 pmThe Decatur Public Library

    Carla Weber. Carla has a lifetime experience researching for her husband’s family and the experiences and consequences of being a part of The Orphan Train

  • Thu
    19
    Apr
    2018
    6:30 pmThe Decatur Public Library

    Steven L. Moore. Rise of the Texas Rangers. Literary author of the best selling Rangers, Riflemen, and Indian Wars in Texas series, Mr. Moore will be sharing Texas history with a bit of genealogy to boot.

  • Thu
    17
    May
    2018
    6:30 pmThe Decatur Public Library

    Q & A Panel, 5th Birthday celebration