Saturday, August 22, 2015 10:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. in the Meeting Room of the West Waco Library & Genealogy Center, 5301 Bosque Blvd, Suite 275. Details: The class is free and will cover topics such as how to use genealogy forms, an introduction to basic records such as Census and Immigration records, Internet sources, and a tour and orientation of the Genealogy Center's collection. The instructors for the class will be Norma Cannata of the Central Texas Genealogical Society and Bill Buckner, Manager of the Genealogy Center. For more information, call Bill Buckner at 750-5945. FLYER
Friday, October 16, 2015 (as part of the 15th annual Genealogy Lock-in).
The McLennan County Cemetery Interest Group is an informal group of citizens interested in the cemeteries and/or burials in McLennan County, Texas. Our group is a volunteer organization of the Waco-McLennan County Library-Genealogy Division.
Bill Buckner, Division Manager and other staff members
Members of the Central Texas Genealogical Society Projects Committee
Members from the general public.
Anyone interested in helping to preserve cemetery data for the future is welcome. There is no charge or fee associated with our group-we are volunteers working to protect McLennan County history. Our goal is to become the source of information on Waco and McLennan County cemeteries by providing accurate documentation of cemetery histories and inventories.
The McLennan County Cemetery Interest Group seeks to provide a forum for discussion on our area cemeteries, as well as to become a source of information and record preservation for all McLennan County cemeteries and burials. Our activities to date include:
If you are interested in preserving the historical information of our cemeteries please join us for a meeting! For more information, click here.
Our cemetery survey forms may be accessed by clicking on the link below.
Ancestry Library edition (ALE): this family history research database in the library version of Ancestry.com and contains over 1.2 million records including the US Census from 1820's-1930's, births, marriages and death records, immigration records, biographies, newspapers and periodicals and more. Available for in Library use only.
Fold3, previously known as Footnote
Fold3, a continuously growing digital database that which has partnered with the National Archives, provides millions of original documents of historic and genealogic interest. Available for in Library use only.
Genline: Swedish Church Records Online: this digital image database of Swedish church records from the 16th-20th century has over 16 million records. Records consist of birth/baptismal, confirmation, marriage, death/burial, church ledgers and household examinations rolls. Available for use in the Genealogy Department at the West Waco Library and Genealogy Center.
HeritageQuest Online: Among the TexShare databases, HeritageQuest Online provides patrons with searchable genealogy content. Census images and indexes are provided for various census as well as access to 25,000 family and local histories.
To access other History Databases, visit the History and Genealogy Databases section of our web site.