We meet at the Museum of North Texas History, 720 Indiana, Wichita Falls, Texas on the First Thursday of each month (except July) at 7:00 PM. Socializing begins at 6:30 PM. VISITORS ARE WELCOME!

See "Our Projects" page for some of NTGA's activities.  

 

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Upcoming Programs in 2015(subject to change)

January - Heirloom Show and Tell, bring your treasured family heirlooms and share it's story with us. 

February - Food of Our Founding Fathers - Judy Braddy
March - The regular Meeting for March is cancelled.  NTGA will host a workshop for NTGA members, March 21st., instead.   

April - Putting Leaves on the Family Tree - Carolyn Gilbert

May -  Clues in Our Photographs

June -  Brick Walls

July - no meeting

August - Repeat of Clues in Our Photographs - Mike Moody

September - The Hidden Half of the Family - Researching Women - Gil Allison

October -  Citations & Documentations

November - Epidemics & Pandemics

December - Christmas Party

Download our quarterly publication, our annual journal is available to our members, older quarterlies are in Archives section.

NTGA Trail Tracers 1st Quarter 2013
Trail Tracers publication 1st Quarter 2013
NTGA Trail Tracers 1st quarter 2013.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [4.3 MB]
NTGA Trail Tracers 2nd Quarter Download
Trail Tracers 2 quarter,2012
NTGA 2nd qtr 2012.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [1.8 MB]
NTGA Trail Tracers 2nd Quarter 2013
Trail Tracers publication 2nd Quarter 2013
NTGA june 2013 quarterly.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [2.2 MB]
NTGA Trail Tracers 3rd Quarter 2012
Trail Tracers 3rd quarter, 2012
3rd qtr ntga.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [828.8 KB]
NTGA Trail Tracers 3rd Quarter 2013
Trail Tracers publication 3rd Quarter 2013
NTGA_september_2013_b.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [1.9 MB]
NTGA Trail Tracers 1st Quarter 2014
NTGA Trail Tracers 1st Quarter 2014
NTGA march 2014 quarterly.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [2.6 MB]
NTGA Trail Tracers 1st Quarter 2015
Quarterly publication
NTGA_March_2015.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [512.9 KB]
NTGA Trail Tracers 2nd Quarter 2015
quarterly publication
NTGA June 2015 web.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [4.1 MB]

North Texas Genealogical Association. Researchers helping researchers.

About Us

The purpose of the North Texas Genealogical Association is to promote and preserve genealogical and historical data of Wichita Falls and the surrounding area including Archer, Baylor, Clay, Hardeman, Jack, Montague, Wichita, Wilbarger, and Young Counties in Texas.

October 2015

NTGA will sponsor a genealogy seminar, Saturday, October 24th, 2015, details are listed below. 

 

North Texas Genealogical Association (NTGA) presents our fall workshop: 
 
Speaker:  Kelvin L Meyers, a 5th generation Texan and professional forensic genealogist since 1990.  He is a frequent speaker to genealogical societies and family associations throughout the US.  As a graduate of Texas Tech University with a history major, he is an avid research-historian.  After being employed for ten years in the Genealogy Department of the Dallas Public Library, Kelvin now has a solo practice as a forensic genealogist serving clients that include probate attorneys, trust departments of banks, the US Immigration Service, and energy companies.  He is a 1989 and 1990 alumni of the Institute of Genealogical and Historical Research at Stamford University and has returned to IGHR as lecturer. He is a past board member of the Association of Professional Genealogist, a past President of the Lone Star Chapter of APG, and a founding member for the Advancement of Forensic Genealogy.  Kelvin currently serves as the chairman of the history and archives committee for First United Methodist Church in Dallas.
 
Seminar Topics:
  • It’s Not All on the Internet – Family Traditions and Records, Interviews, and Queries
  • Census Records & Vital Records
  • Land and Tax
  • Probate and Court Records/Church and Cemetery
Registration:  $40 which includes lunch
 
Place:  First United Methodist Church,  909 10th (at Travis), Wichita Falls, 
 
Mail your $40 check to NTGA, P O Box 4602, Wichita Falls 76308.  Include your name, address and phone number.
 
Agenda: Saturday, October 24th, 2015
  8:30 - 9:00    Registration and pick up packets/handouts
  9:00              Seminar begins
12:00 - 1:00  Lunch
  1:00 - 3.30   Seminar
  3:30 - 4:00   Close
 
Registration closes October 19th. 

 

We invite you to come celebrate and explore the craft of genealogy with us.  Hurdle brick walls with us, document your family history with us, and cry on each other's shoulder when we discover yet another burned courthouse.  Share and elebrate new discoveries with us. 

 They say it takes a village to "yada yada yada" and NTGA members are a village of fun, caring, enthusiastic folks who love genealogy. 

 Circle the wagons with us, come hear the band !!   

 

We meet at the Museum of North Texas History, 720 Indiana, Wichita Falls, Texas on the First Thursday of each month (except July) at 7:00 PM. Socializing begins at 6:30 PM. VISITORS ARE WELCOME!

Would you like to know who we are and what we do? Read more about us.

 

If you need research for an obituary that may have been printed in the Wichita Falls, Texas newspapers, the Wichita Falls Public Library offers that service. Here is the information on their website - http://wfpl.net/webformobituary-request-form