1st Families of East Texas
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is proud to announce its
Certificate Program

East Texas Genealogical Society is issuing First Families of East Texas Certificates to the descendants of pioneers who lived in Anderson, Henderson, Panola, Rusk and Smith Counties before December 31, 1850 or in Gregg County before December 31, 1880. Our society is attempting to collect information about the early pioneers in order to preserve our past. If you
would like to receive a certificate(s) for your pioneer ancestors you may download an application form for the county in which your ancestor lived at: http://www.etgs.org/firstfamilies/firstfam.html
Each county's application is slightly different.

NOTE: The application form is a portable document format (PDF) file and can only be viewed if you have Adobe Acrobat Reader installed on your computer. Go directly to the Adobe web site to download a Free copy of Acrobat Reader.

Or you may mail a request for application(s) to: ETGS, P. O. Box 6967, Tyler, TX 75711-6967. Please send a self-address stamped envelope with the following postage:

For 1 applications - 37 cents
For 2 or 3 applications - 60 cents
For 4 applications - 83 cents
For 5 or 6 applications - $1.06

If you have questions, contact Scott Fitzgerald at [email protected] or by mail at:
ETGS, P. O. Box 6967, Tyler, TX 75711-6967

You do not have to be a member of ETGS or a resident of the county to be
eligible for a First Families of East Texas Certificate.



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