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THE CASS COUNTY GENEALOGICAL SOCIETY
***** Our Mission is to inform the public of the genealogy and history of the people of Northeast Texas.
We make our home in the Family History Section of the Atlanta Public Library, 101 West Hiram St. Atlanta, Texas 75551, U.S.A.
We have published well over 100 books and journals chronicling the people and history of Cass County and Northeast Texas.
We maintain a large collection of books and other resource material including all the CCGS publications, many histories of near-by counties, family histories including Cass County families and many others. We maintain a massive vertical files collection of Cass County church, 'school and family histories, a large collection of books on the U.S. states especially those states that border Northeast Texas, – Arkansas, Louisiana, & Oklahoma. The Best collection in the Ark-La-Tex of Native American. African American and Oklahoma research material. A huge map collection of antique and newer maps. This collection includes the Texas General Land Office survey map of Cass County with ownership up unto 1953. We also maintain a large collection of newspapers on microfilm of old Atlanta, Linden, Jefferson & Clarksville newspapers. As well as early tax rolls on microfilm of Cass, Bowie and Marion Counties. A collection of school yearbooks for Atlanta, Queen City, McLeod, Linden and Texarkana College. A large military collection including the 100 + volume set of the Correspondence of the War of the Rebellion (Civil War). And many DAR lineage books and other DAR material.
***** The Cass County Genealogical Society is a non-profit organization run by volunteers. If you need help researching your Northeast Texas ancestors please contact us by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org , call us at 903-796-3081 or write to us at: Cass County Genealogical Society P. O. Box 880 Atlanta, Texas 75551
***** The Cass County Genealogical Society meets on the second Tuesday of each month.
The meetings include a guest speaker or speakers that will tell about their search for their ancestors, a unique tidbit from the history of Northeast Texas, or some other genealogical or historical topic.
The meetings start at 6:30 pm and we hope that as many of you as possible will join us for this interesting and informative monthly meeting in the Fellowship Hall of the First United Methodist Church of Queen City, Texas at the corner of Marietta and Fourth Streets.
We always serve a light meal and beverages and the public is invited.
For more information please call 903-796-3081