Dallas Genealogical Society

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The object of this Society shall be to educate by creating, fostering, and maintaining interest in genealogy; to assist and support the genealogy section of the J. Erik Jonsson Central Library in Dallas, Texas; and to collect, preserve, copy, and index information relating to Dallas County and its early history.


  • The society meets monthly providing quality genealogical speakers.  These meetings are open to the general public as well as to members.
  • The society offers 2 full-day workshops (a Spring Lecture and a Fall Lecture) plus a 2-day Summer Symposium each year.


  • The society raises funds to the acquistion of books and materials for the Genealogy Section of the J. Erik Jonsson Central Library
  • Society members volunteer at the library

Collect and Preserve

  • Society members have  collected records of significance to Dallas County.
  • The Society publishes these collected records
  • After publishing quarterly and annual journals since 1957, in 2013 the Society is launching a new scholarly publication, Pegasus: the Journal of the Dallas Genealogical Society" that expands its area of genealogical interest to North Texas.

Web Site

The DGS manages a web site that contains the following information:


Social Media

Facebook - Dallas Genealogical Society, Dallas, Texas, non-profit organization

Twitter - @DGStx

DGS Blog 

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