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 - Maps & Migrations - Mike Moody

September - 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.

JULY 2015

 

This July 4th, the U.S. will celebrate its 239th Independence Day.  On July 2, 1776, the Continental Congress voted in favor of independence.  Two days later on July 4, its delegates adopted the Declaration of Independence, drafted by Thomas Jefferson, and declared the 13 American colonies independent states and no longer a part of the British Empire. 

Have you done a timeline for your family to see where they were living and what they were doing during this time period?  If not, well pop a fire cracker and get busy !! 

From a 1907 newspaper article:  Of the twenty-six men who have been President of the United States, three have died on the Fourth of July.

And another peculiar thing is that John Adams, aged ninety, our second president, and Thomas Jefferson, aged eighty-three, the third, both died on the same day, July 4, 1826.  The former at Quincy, Mass and the latter at his famous home, Monticello, VA.  James Monroe completes the trio of chief executives who were patriotic even in the case of their death.  He died July 4, 1831, at the age of seventy-three, in New York City.  

In all, seven of the twenty-six presidents who have ruled our destiny died during July.   

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 !!  Shoot a bottle rocket :) 

 

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