Monday, July 5, 2010

New Book about Humble, Texas

The local section of the Houston Chronicle this week featured a story on Jerry Moore and his book "A History of the Greatest City on the Planet! Humble, Texas.

Information on where one can purchase the book was not included in the article. If you happen to know where locals can find it, kindly leave a comment here.

Thursday, June 3, 2010

Kingwood Family History Center Open House

The Kingwood Family History Center is having an open house on Thursday, June 10, 2010 from 10 a.m.- 12 p.m.

The Family History Center is located at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 4021 Deerbrook Drive, Kingwood, Texas.

Learn about:

  • "Celebration of Family History" video segments of personal stories from recent National Genealogical Society Conference, repeated every half hour.
  • Why is the LDS Church involved in Family History?
  • What's new at FamilySearch? Learn about new research tools and try out the future resource planned for family historians.
  • Mingle with old and new friends having a common interest in genealogy. Bring a spouse of friends to experience the excitement of family history.

The Kingwood Family History Center is a full service center with many resources available. Please visit or contact them for more information: 281-360-1352

Friday, May 28, 2010

Genealogical Research Database Demo

On Friday, June 4, 2010, the Barbara Bush branch of the Harris County Public Library is offering a demo of the system's genealogy databases. The session is at 11 a.m. in the computer lab.

This library branch is in Spring, but if you have a Harris County library card (of which both Kingwood and Atascocita branches are a part) you can enjoy the services of the Barbara Bush library as well. The databases discussed in this session are available through out the Harris County library system.

Questions? Contact the staff at the Barbara Bush library.

Saturday, May 15, 2010


The kind folks at have a nice feature on the new Friends of the Library, Kingwood (FOLK) bookstore.

If you haven't seen the store yet, stop by and check it out.

Friday, May 14, 2010

Wanted: Teen Volunteers

The Atascocita Library is in search of some teen volunteers for the summer. If you know anybody who might be interested in the program, send 'em there way! Applications are due May 22nd.

Thursday, May 13, 2010

Meeting Sunday May 16

Sunday is our last meeting before we break for summer. Please join us and get your genealogy fix!

Atascocita Kingwood Genealogical Society Meeting
The Rosemont
6450 Kings Parkway
Kingwood, 77346
We meet in the community room on the second level at 3 p.m..

Monday, April 26, 2010

May Meeting is May 16

Please note that the May meeting have been re-scheduled to May 16, due to Mother's Day falling on our regular day. The time (3pm) and place are the same.

Atascocita Kingwood Genealogical Society Meeting
The Rosemont
6450 Kings Parkway
Kingwood, 77346
We meet in the community room on the second level.

This is our last meeting before our summer break. We hope to see you there. Visitors are welcome.