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Montgomery County Memorial Library in Conroe Texas
 

The Genealogy & History Room is located in the Central Library on the second floor. It contains the fourth largest genealogy collection in the state. For more information call 936.788.8363 ext. 6249.

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The Staff


Renee Kernan, Carl Smith, Genealogy Librarian,
Pat Nichols and Nelson Kornegay

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Volunteers Honored by
John Barker, Esq. Chapter

Our own Nelson Kornegay

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Carl Smith's Programs at the
Genealogy & History Room
February - March 2017

Registration is recommended for all programs.
Please contact the Genealogy Department at 
936-788-8363 x6249, or stop by in person, or
go online,
www.countylibrary.org to register!

Wednesday February 15th, 2017 — 3 - 4:30 PM
Discovering the Women in Your Family Tree
None of us would be here today if it weren’t for our mothers and grandmothers! What better way to pay tribute to them than to learn about their lives and contributions to families and societies thru time. Join the MCMLS Genealogy Department for a special presentation on finding the women in your family tree, with topics ranging from source to consult, legal ramifications related to women, and methodology and best practices to discover more about all those ladies in your family tree!

March 22rd 2017 — 6:30 – 8 PM
Note Date change

Evaluating Evidence: Getting the Most Out of Sources & Managing Conflicting Information
The world of family history research can be riddled with problems. Are you not sure which of the four John Stevens living in the community was your ancestor? Join Genealogy Librarian Carl Smith for a hands-on workshop on how to evaluate sources. Come learn how to extract the most information that you can from important record types, find new leads, and deal with conflicting evidence you may encounter in your research!

 Now a Family History Center!

Need to order films from the
Family History library in Salt Lake?

The Genealogy & History Room in Montgomery County Memorial Library is now a Family History Center.

First, be sure to create an account or sign in to your existing Family Search account. You can now order films online, so just choose "Montgomery County Memorial Library" as the family history center location to have your films sent. Great hours and new reader printers and a great staff to help you!

Be sure though to check to be sure that they the records you are requesting are not already online at www.familysearch.org.

New Books on the Shelves in the
Genealogy & History Room
 

Please think of the Montgomery County genealogical library and history room when making donations or memorial contributions.

 

New Books December 2016
State
Area
Title Contents Author, Compiler, Publisher
FH - Davis Family Finding fathers: Lost. Found. Remembered: a family history Davis, Clyde
FH - Erwin Family Carolina pioneers and their descendants  Miller, Annie Elizabeth
FH - Hochstetler Family Hochstetler, Volume 1 Showalter, John R. (John Roland)
FH - King Family King family history, Volumes 1 & 2 Hartzler, H. Harold (Harrod Harold)
FH - Kohl (Cole) Family Kohl (Cole) family history: with related families Sheeler, Roth, Sweigart, Soulliard, Beam, and Messner Soulliard, Sue Kohl
FH - Landis Family A combined Landis Landes genealogy report of the descendants of Hans Landis and Katharina Schinz: featuring new data from Dr. Werner Baumann, a Swiss historian and expert on early Hirzel Farm families, their hofs where LandisLandes families lived, he provided information for up to eight generations of LandisLandes descendants Wenger, Samuel E. (Samuel Esbenshade)
FH - Palmer Family A world turned upside down: the Palmers of South Santee, 1818-1881   
FH - Wicker Family Our Wicker family: descendants of Matthias Wicker, immigrant from Germany to South Carolina, 1752  Wicker, Eleanor Clyburn
FH - Zook Family Revised Zug Zuck Zouck Zook genealogy  Zook, Harry D.
General The Old West  
Per - AR The Carroll County Historical Society quarterly Carroll County Historical Society (AR)
Per - General The New England historical and genealogical register, volume 170  
Per - LA New Orleans genesis  
Per - MA The Berkshire genealogist, Volume 37  
Per - NC Eswau Huppeday, Volume 36  
Per - SC The South Carolina magazine of ancestral research, Volume 44  
Per - TX Českι stopy = Czech footprints: quarterly publication of the Texas Czech Genealogical Society, Volume 16  
Per - MS Yalobusha Pioneer, Volume 42  
CT - Hartford County Connecticut colonists: Windsor 1635-1703  Holbrook, Jay Mack
CT - Windham County History of Windham County, Connecticut,Volume 1 1600-1760; Volume 2 1760-1880 Larned, Ellen D. (Ellen Douglas)
FH - Davis Family Finding fathers: Lost. Found. Remembered: a family history  Davis, Clyde
GA - Barrow County Winder in the news: newspaper accounts of Winder, Georgia, 1893-1915   
GA - Jackson County Jackson County, Georgia newspaper clippings: Jackson Herald   
OH - Tuscarawas County A brief history of Tuscarawas County, Ohio  Richardson, Julius Miller
OH - Tuscarawas County Index to Tuscarawas County, Ohio Common Pleas Journal ; Volume 3, 1826-1831; Volume 4, 1831-1837  Libert, Ray
OH - Tuscarawas County Tuscarawas County, Ohio marriages, , Volume 1 (Bks 1-2-3) 1808-1844  
PA - General Palatine origins of some Pennsylvania pioneers  Burgert, Annette K.
PA - General Grossgartach, Wuerttemberg, to Pennsylvania: some early colonial German immigrants  Burgert, Annette K.
PA - Lancaster County A new index, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, before the federal census, Volume 1-2   1780 Hawbaker, Gary T.
PA - Lancaster County A new index, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, before the federal census, Volume 3 1850  
PA - Lancaster County A new index, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, before the federal census, Volume 4, 1718-1726  
     
SC - Charleston County Long Island South: stories of Sullivans Island and the Isle of Palms, two of South Carolina's barrier beaches  Wannamaker, W. W.
SC - General Charleston blockade: The Journals of John B. Marchand, U.S. Navy, 1861-1862  Marchand, John B. (John Bonnett)
SC - Kershaw County A history of Kershaw County, South Carolina  Inabinet, Joan A.
SC - Lancaster County Confederate records, Lancaster District, South Carolina: gleaned from South Carolina Department of Archives and History and the Lancaster ledger  Jeffcoat, Frances Reeves
SC - Laurens County The scrapbook: a compilation of historical facts about places and events of Laurens County, South Carolina.  
TN - General The Swiss presence in the history of Tennessee  Page, H. Dwight
TN - Haywood County County court minutes, 1826-1830  Tennessee. County Court (Haywood County)
TX - General Guide and index to Texas Confederate pension application and payment records, 1899-1979  Black, John Anthony
TX - General
TX - General
MD - Baltimore County Woods' Baltimore directory, for 1858-1859:: containing the names of housekeepers, clerks, salesmen, seamstresses, and all resident business persons--their occupations, places of business & dwellings, a business directory, classified--so that strangers and citizens can, at a glance, find all persons of business under their respec  
RUSSIA Swiss Russian Mennonite families before 1874 from the Michelsdorf, Michalin, Eduardsdorf, Horodyszcze, Waldheim, Zahoriz, and Kutusovka congregations  Krehbiel, James Woodrow
SWITZERLAND Anabaptist families from Langnau, Switzerland, 1749-1875: an abstract of Anabaptist families living in the Bishopric of Basel who were entered in the Heimat Register of Langnau (Canton Bern), Switzerland, including family data representing the years 1749 to 1875  Peden, Monty C.

 

Microfilm Collections at the Library
State and County Microfilm Inventory - October 2016

New Microfilm as of November 2016

Title
 
Author
 


Location in Library
 

Reel
 
Confederate papers of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of North Carolina, 1861-1865   NEW - Film cabinet in back MF M436
1861-1865

State Department territorial papers.
 

Northwest Territory. NEW - File cabinet in back MF M470-1
1787-1801
Texas as province and republic, 1795-1845 : as based on the bibliography by Thomas W. Streeter.   Film cabinets in back of dept. MF Reel  1
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  Texas Imprints MF Reel  7
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Memorials of seventeenth and eighteenth century South Carolina land titles and index to auditor general memorials, 1731-1775. Brimelow, Judith M. NEW - Film cabinet in back MF Roll 1 Bk. 1, Bk. 2 Pt. 1-2
  NEW - Film cabinet in back MF Roll 2 Bk. 3, Bk. 4 Pt. 1-2
  NEW - Film cabinet in back MF Roll 2 INDEX
  NEW - Film cabinet in back MF Roll 3 Bk. 3, Bk. 5 Pt. 1-2
  NEW - Film cabinet in back MF Roll 3 INDEX
  NEW - Film cabinet in back MF Roll 4 Bk. 7-8
  NEW - Film cabinet in back MF Roll 4 INDEX
  NEW - Film cabinet in back MF Roll 5 Bk. 9 Pt. 1-2, Bk. 10
  NEW - Film cabinet in back MF Roll 5 INDEX
  NEW - Film cabinet in back MF Roll 6 Bk. 11, Bk. 12 Pt. 1-2
  NEW - Film cabinet in back MF Roll 7 Bk. 13-14
Extension Service - Annual narrative & statistical reports from state offices and county agents. (Montgomery County & neighboring counties Alphabetically)   New microfilm cabinet in back MF Reel 1 -- 1909-1915
  New film cabinet in back MF Reel 10 -- 1919
  New film cabinet in back MF Reel 101 -- 1935
  New film cabinet in back MF Reel 108 -- 1936
  New film cabinet in back MF Reel 116 -- 1937
  New film cabinet in back MF Reel 126 -- 1938
  New film cabinet in back MF Reel 13 -- 1920
  New film cabinet in back MF Reel 136 -- 1939
  New film cabinet in back MF Reel 147 -- 1940
  New film cabinet in back MF Reel 156 -- 1941
  New film cabinet in back MF Reel 164 -- 1942
  New film cabinet in back MF Reel 172 -- 1943
  New film cabinet in back MF Reel 179 -- 1944
  New film cabinet in back MF Reel 18 -- 1921
  New film cabinet in back MF Reel 2 -- 1915-1917
  New film cabinet in back MF Reel 28 -- 1923
  New film cabinet in back MF Reel 33 -- 1924
  New film cabinet in back MF Reel 39 -- 1925
  New film cabinet in back MF Reel 4 -- 1917-1918
  New film cabinet in back MF Reel 44 -- 1926
  New film cabinet in back MF Reel 50 -- 1927
  New film cabinet in back MF Reel 56 -- 1928
  New film cabinet in back MF Reel 6 -- 1918
  New film cabinet in back MF Reel 63 -- 1929
  New film cabinet in back MF Reel 69 -- 1930
  New film cabinet in back MF Reel 76 -- 1931
  New film cabinet in back MF Reel 82 -- 1932
  New film cabinet in back MF Reel 88 -- 1933
  New film cabinet in back MF Reel 94 -- 1934

 

165 Reels of Microfilm from
South Carolina & The Revolution

165 reels from South Carolina Department of Archives and History concerning activities growing out of the Revolution in South Carolina have been added to the collection. These are alphabetical order by name of soldier.

 

 

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