Fort Worth Genealogical Society Collection

Summary: The Fort Worth Genealogical Society is a non-profit, educational corporation founded in 1957. Their mission is to encourage the study of genealogy and to assist the public in researching genealogy in Tarrant County. They operate in partnership with the Genealogy and Local History Department of the Fort Worth Library and publish a quarterly newsletter, Footprints. The Fort Worth Genealogical Society donated to the Archives copies of Footprints, books related to genealogical research and pedigree charts.


  • Marriage Records of Early Texas, 1824-1846, compiled by Norma Rutledge Grammer, Fort Worth, Texas: Fort Worth Genealogical Society, 1971, revised 1981
  • Pioneers Rest, Fort Worth, Tarrant County, compiled by Weldon Hudson and Barbara Knox, Fort Worth, Texas: Fort Worth Genealogical Society, 2001
  • Alexander Beall - 1649-1744 - of Maryland: One Line of Descent in America. Compiled by William Hunter McLean, First Edition. 1977
  • From Ayr to Thurber: Three Hunter Brothers and the Winning of the West. Compiled by William Hunter McLean, First Edition. 1978
  • Historic Oakwood Cemetery with Calvary Cemetery and Old Trinity Cemetery of Fort Worth, Texas, 1994
  • Tarrant County, Texas Marriage Records, Volume III. Published by Fort Worth Genealogical Society, 1992
  • United States Atlas 1890 and Complete Post-Office Directory, Compiled and Published by Eleanor S. Hutcheson, 1989
  • 1870 Federal Population Census, Tarrant County, Texas. Transcribed by Joe Grant, 2004


  • Footprints, quarterly newsletter, print, 1968-2012
  • Footprints, quarterly newsletter, CD-ROM, 1957-1997
  • Footprints, Celebrating 50 Years, Volume 50, 2007
  • Footprints Topical Index, 1957-1997
  • Footprints, quarterly newsletter, print, 2013-2019
  • Footprints, quarterly newsletter, print, 1957-1967

Pedigree Charts

  • Generations, Volumes 1-5, 1995-96

Compact Disks

  • 1890 Census Reconstruction, Tarrant County. Copyright 2007
  • The Texas Marriage Collections of FWGS. Copyright 2011.

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This page was last modified on September 20, 2021


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