Raney to speak at genealogy meeting

The monthly meeting of the Van Zandt County Genealogical Society will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, March 25 in the Buchanan Room of the Van Zandt County Library at 317 First Monday Lane in Canton.  

Guest speaker will be Don Raney, a sixth generation Texan and active genealogist for over 35 years. He is a life member of the San Jacinto Descendants and past director of GENTECH and the Dallas Genealogical Society’s Computer Interest Group.  Mr. Raney’s topic for this meeting will be “Land Research in the Federal Land States”. 

Van Zandt County Genealogical Society meetings are held at 2 p.m. the fourth Saturday of each month except December at the county library.  The meetings are always open to the public and all are welcome to attend. 

For more information about the Society contact the Library of Genealogy and Local History located in the County Courthouse Annex Building in Canton, 903-567-5012.

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