In 2005, DGS celebrated its 50th anniversary. As part of that celebration, we began a program designed to honor our ancestors and increase the resources available through the Dallas Public Library, Genealogy Section. Even though this project was started to push the library over the 100,000 books goal, this program continues. Donate money or a needed book and We’ll honor your ancestor with a bookplate and recognition on this website, and in the DGS Newsletter.

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Tresa Tatyrek GG grandfather Cornelius Marion Massey born 1854  Washington Co, AR and died 1907 Madison Co, AR
GGGG grandfather Thomas Mathis, Jr. born 1775 Rockingham Co, NC and died 1847 Wilkes Co, NC
Mitch Mitchell GG grandmother Caroline Riebold born 1846 Orleans Parish, LA and died 1892 Iberia Parish, LA
GG grandfather William Kramer born 1838 Germany and died 1910 Iberia Parish, LA
Shirley Sloat GGGG grandfather Major Daniel Allen born 1766 PA? and died 1846 Delphi, Onondaga Co, NY
GGGG grandfather Deacon Isaiah Dean born 1752 Canaan, Litchfield Co, CT and died 1818 Cazenovia, Madison Co, NY
Barbara Ware Grandmother, Lelia Russell Hight, born 1885 in TX, died 1963 in TX
Grandfather, Robert Leslie Hight, born 1883 AX, died 1963 in TX
Great-Grandmother, Sarah Louisa Elizabeth Visage Ware, born 1846 in GA, died 1915 in TX
Great-Grandmother, Lydia Pardue Strode Russell, born 10 Mar 1867 in Collin Co, TX, died in Collin Co, TX
Great-Grandfather, Joseph Campbell Ware, born 11 Apr 1835 in Stewart Co, GA, died in Coleman Co, TX
Great-Grandfather, Robert Henry Williamson, born 4 June 1851 in Newton Co, MS, died 8 January 1914 in Bosque Co, TX
Great-Grandmother, Laura Clemens Williamson, born 5 June 1859 in AR, died 29 January 1943 in Ft. Worth, TX
Mother, Kathryn Hight Ware, born 27 May 1927 in McKinney, TX, died 8 July 1990 in Dallas, TX.
Patrick McKinney Father, Roald Yost McKinney, born 1912 in AR, died 1990 in AR
Mother, Clara Maxine Sturdivant, born 1920 in AR, died 1984 in AR
Susan Carney Morris
Employer matching gift: Citigroup
Great-Grandfather, John Bartholomew Clute Dolsen, born 28 Oct 1847, died 10 May 1946
Jimmie L. Webb Mother, Martha Washington Harbin McGowen, born 1919
Grandfather; William Monroe Harbin, born 1888 died 1985
Bobbie Hooser Mother, Marion Cavell Davis Fagg, born 29 Aug 1918, died 15 Jul 1997
Father, Robert Paul Armstrong, born 23 Apr 1920, died 22 Aug 1968
Maternal Grandmother, Bertha Demoss Davis, born 13 Dec 1881, died 8 Mar 1968
Maternal Grandfather, Thomas Merion Davis, born 26 Jul 1887, died 15 Jan 1944
Husbands Maternal Grandmother, Julia Ann Hudson, born 6 April 1892, died Nov 1976
Husbands Paternal Grandfather, Jonathon Wright Hooser, born 18 February 1888, died 18 April 1957
Husbands Paternal Grandfather, David Mance Dinkins, born 17 September 1880, died 20 August 1930
Husbands Paternal Grandmother, Eba Elizabeth Claiborne, born 15 July 1888, died 11 May 1955
Melvin Brewer Mother, Effie Mae Waggoner born 1 June 1891 Fayetteville, TN, died 5 October 1957 Dallas, TX with book “Waggoners & Related Families of Middle Tennessee” by Mel Brewer.
Melissa Speed Friend, Michael Denaveant for remote genealogical assistance
Richard Bland Wife, Jeanette Bickley Bland
John Wylie Great-Grandfather, William Moseley Wylie, born 2 April 1824 in Madison Co, NC, died 21 October 1904 in Ionia Co, MI with the “Tri County Montana Brand Book”
Great-Grandmother, Emina Ellis, born 20 November 1830 in Jefferson Co, NY, died 31 January 1916 Kent Co, MI with the book “Town Builders Stuhr Museum”
Barbara Wylie Grandfather, Ray Harrison Brixey, born 20 October 1893, Wright Co, MO, died 20 September St. Clair Co, MO with the book “Queen City of the Cimarron”
Father, George Harrison Brixey, born 14 October 1917 with the book ” Brand Book Lewis & Clark County, Montana”
Marge Stockton Cousin, Genealogy Mentor, and dear friend, Julia Jan Moore Barroso Matlock, born 31 January 1932 in Galveston, TX, died 2 June 2004 in Brazos Co, TX
Paternal Grandmother, Sallie Lee Marshall Moore, born 2 March 1870 in Monroe Co, MS, died 31 December 1956, Ft. Worth, TX
Linda Rattan Knowles In memory of Jule T. Rattan
In honor of Fred L. Rattan
Grover Livingston Mother, Rubye Frances Thomas Livingston, born 17 July 1913 in Cape Girardeau, MO, died 13 June 1999 in Kemp, TX
Jan Hatley Livingston Grandfather, James Alfred Miles Hart, born 24 July 1872 in Fannin Co, TX, died 1 November 1937 in Fannin Co, TX
Kathleen, Gaylon, James & Catherine Williams 2nd Great-Grandfather, James Wesley Williams, born 4 March 1842 in TX, died 20 May 1908 in Coleman, TX
Father, Michael Tuttle Musser, born 31 January 1942 in Williamsport, PA, died 16 July 2001 in Orange, TX
Mary Lawhorn Chapter DRT Citizen Ancestors of the Republic of Texas with Vol. III “Founders & Patriots of Republic of Texas”
Sue Ramsey Smith Daughter in law’s Grandmother, Maria Vojnik Jakub (Mary V. Jacobs), born 2 September 1908 in Slovakia, died 3 May 2005  in PA
Maternal Great Grandfather, Pvt. Thomas P. Boyett, born 10 August 1845 in Tyler Co, TX, died 1 May 1920 in Brazos Co, TX with the book Official Military Atlas of the Civil War
Maternal Great Grandfather, Pvt. Hailey S. Ramsey, born 6 October 1842 in Franklin Co, VA, died 25 March 1909 in Brazos Co, TX with the above book
Cliff & Henrietta Slagle Their good friend, Ruth MarDock
Sammie Lee Husband, Thomas W. Lee, born 10 June 1944, died 23 May 1997
Dawn Williams Gore Parents, Ernest Leroy Williams & Fay Ellington Williams
Jerry Don Gore Parents, Robert Hilton Gore & Vera Shaver Gore
Alice Savoie Conklin Mother, Evelyn Wisenbaker Savoie, born 1925 with 4-volume set of Georgia Salzburgers and Allied Families by Pearl Gnann