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About Us

PURPOSE: The purpose of the North Texas Genealogy Association is to promote and preserve genealogical and historical data of Wichita Falls and the surrounding area.

MEETINGS: Regular meetings are held the first Thursday of each month, January through December (excluding July). Social time starts at 7:00 P.M., and the business meeting begins at 7:30 P.M., with the program following the business meeting. Meetings are currently held at St. Mark's United Methodist Church, 4319 McNiel Ave, Wichita Falls, TX 76308. (Go around to the back of the church)

MEMBERSHIP: Membership is open to all persons or institutions who are interested in family records, family history, general and local history.


The North Texas Trail Tracers is a quarterly publication covering the North Texas area with major emphasis on Archer, Baylor, Clay, Hardeman, Jack, Montague, Wichita, Wilbarger, and Young Counties. In addition, items of general genealogic interest are included. Quarterly publications are digital, emailed to current NTGA members in March, June, September, and December. Quarterlies are archived on the NTGA website HERE.

EDITORIAL POLICY OF THE NORTH TEXAS TRAIL TRACERS: Neither the editor nor the North Texas Genealogy Association and/or the members of the editorial staff assumes any responsibility for error of fact or opinion expressed by the contributors. Correction of proven errors will be published. All subscribers are invited to submit material for publication. When submitting materials, send to ATTN: EDITOR.

QUERIES: Queries will be published as space allows, and the Editor reserves the right to edit the copy.

BOOK REVIEW: Donated publications or books sent for review will become the property of the Association for donation to the Wichita Falls Public Library. The Association maintains a close relationship with the Wichita Falls Public Library Genealogy Department.

SEMINARS: Seminars are held yearly. Every other year, an experienced genealogy speaker will present the seminar, and on alternating years, club members will present the seminar.

PROGRAMS: Programs are given at regular monthly meetings, and are informative, interesting, thought provoking and fun. Our speakers share their knowledge of genealogy research and other historical information.

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