Events

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sponsored by
TEXAS CZECH GENEALOGICAL SOCIETY
and
CZECH HERITAGE MUSEUM AND GENEALOGY CENTER

At the CZECH HERITAGE MUSEUM AND GENEALOGY CENTER
119 WEST FRENCH AVE.  
TEMPLE, TEXAS 76501


Registration Fee - $20.00 for one day or both days - Lunch is on your own


To register by credit card: https://squareup.com/store/TXCZGS/item/registration


Facilitators who will be available and the expertise they provide:

  • T.J. Slansky, Frank Dulak, Cecil Dobecka - Will assist you in researching your ancestors using the Czech Archives (Matriky) for Bohemia and Moravia.  
  • Helmuth Schneider - Will help you to locate ancestral homes on the Stable Cadastral Maps  of Czechia.   You will be provided the website of the Stable Cadastral Map for each of your Villages. The Maps are on the Internet and FREE.  You will be able to save the Maps in Bookmarks or Favorites for use in the future. 
  • Danny Leshikar, Richard Lesikar - (in attendance only on Friday, April 12) - will teach you how to properly scan, edit, label, repair, or touch up your family photos and save them digitally to a hard drive.  Bring your photos and a flash drive on which to store the digitized images.
  • Doug Kubicek - Will help date your old photographs. Bring your old photos and let Doug date them for you.
  • Carroll Brincefield - Historian - Let Carroll assist you in understanding how the unique Texas-Czech culture and traditions influenced the lives of your ancestors.
  • Arnold Pechal - An experienced TCGS researcher knowledgeable about the Czech Lands able to assist you with finding your ancestral information in books from the TCGS library.  Skilled in Czech translations.  
  • Frank Kalbac - will assist you in your research through the use of the Master Surname Index and the TCGS Website.
  • Rosemary Ermis - Researcher - 35 years of experience and author of numerous books,  will share tips on using ancestry.com, searching obituary archives  and suggest areas of research if you have reached a wall. 
  • Leo Baca - Will be available to help you understand your DNA test results, guide you in searching for your ancestors on the immigrant ships passenger lists and help you to understand your Valachian history.  
  • Henry and Carolyn Holub - Czech translations.  Carolyn will assist you in negotiating the Portal to Texas History, the archival site of many Texas-Czech publications.

Carolyn and Henry Holub - Workshop Coordinators
cholub1088@gmail.com   214-577-0029 

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Join Texas State Genealogical Society for the 2019 Texas Institute of Genealogical Research, June 9-14, 2019, at the Crowne Plaza Austin. 


The society expands TIGR in 2019 to encompass two courses led by nine notable genealogy researchers, speakers, and records experts. Along with case studies, discussions, and problem solving exercises, the expertise of the TIGR faculty will enhance the learning experience of TIGR students.


Under the leadership of TIGR coordinator Kelvin Meyers, Texas Research Essentials addresses a critical need for genealogists researching complex Texas records. Advanced Southern Research Techniques, led by J. Mark Lowe, develops crucial skills for successfully researching Southern families and records.


Learn more about Lodging & Venue and make your reservations now.


Learn more about the Courses, Schedule, and Faculty 

for TIGR 2019 and Register online!


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Watch for details about the

Texas State Genealogical Society’s 2019 Family History Conference,

slated for October 11-13, 2019, at the Omni Houston Hotel Westside.

Save the date and check the TxSGS website for updates. 

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