Monday, March 31, 2014

April 2014 Events for LLCGS

April 6 - Lincoln-Lancaster County Genealogical Society, Finding Living Relatives, presented by Mike Meyer and Lila Garner, 2:00 - 4:00 p.m., Walt Branch Library, 6701 S. 14th St, Lincoln, NE

April 8 - Lincoln-Lancaster County Genealogical Society, A Pioneer Perspective, presented by Jeff Kappeler, 7:15 p.m., Eastridge Presbyterian Church, 1135 Eastridge Drive, Lincoln, NE

April 13 - Lincoln-Lancaster County Genealogical Society, Courthouse Research: Planning Pays Off, presented by Jenny Watton, 2:00 - 4:00 p.m., Walt Branch Library, 6701 S. 14th St, Lincoln, NE

April 16 - Lincoln-Lancaster County Genealogical Society, discussion group facilitated by Lila Garner, 1:30 - 3:30 p.m., Library, Chatelaine, 6201 Normal Blvd, Lincoln, NE

April 27 - Lincoln-Lancaster County Genealogical Society, Germanic research, facilitated by Chris Effken, 2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m., Walt Branch Library, 6701 S. 14th St., Lincoln, NE

Check for updates or changes to this schedule on our web site.

Monday, February 24, 2014

Upcoming LLCGS Events

2014

March 6 - Lincoln-Lancaster County Genealogical Society discussion group led by Bob and Arlene Houser, 1:00 - 3:00 p.m., St. Paul United Methodist Church, 1144 M Street, Lincoln, more information at www.llcgs.info

March 9 - Lincoln-Lancaster County Genealogical Society course for Boy and Girl Scouts and 4H projects, 2:00 - 4:00 p.m., Walt Library, 6701 S. 14th St, Lincoln, more information at www.llcgs.info

March 11 - Lincoln-Lancaster County Genealogical Society conference on Irish and Scots-Irish family history research featuring Fintan Mullan and Gillian Hunt of the Ulster Historical Foundation, Eastridge Presbyterian Church, 1135 Eastridge Dr, Lincoln; $30 registration for non-LLCGS members, more information at www.llcgs.info

March 16 - Lincoln-Lancaster County Genealogical Society presents Locating our Ancestors in Britain and Ireland by Phyllis Ericson, 2:00 - 4:00 p.m., Walt Library, 6701 S. 14th St, Lincoln, NE, more information at www.llcgs.info

March 19 - Lincoln-Lancaster County Genealogical Society discussion group led by Lila Garner, 1:30 - 3:30 p.m., Library, Chatelaine, 6201 Normal Blvd, Lincoln, NE, more information at www.llcgs.info

March 23 - Lincoln-Lancaster County Genealogical Society presents Planning a Genealogical Research Trip by Lila Garner, 2:00 - 4:00 p.m., Walt LIbrary, 6701 S. 14th St., Lincoln, more information at www.llcgs.info

April 3 - Lincoln-Lancaster County Genealogical Society discussion group led by Bob and Arlene Houser, 1:00 - 3:00 p.m., St. Paul United Methodist Church, 1144 M Street, Lincoln, more information at www.llcgs.info

Sunday, October 20, 2013

Upcoming events for LLCGS


October 27, 2013 - Lincoln-Lancaster County Genealogical Society presents Heritage Gifts Worth Giving by Phyllis Ericson. 2 - 4 pm, Walt Branch Library, 6701 S. 14th St., Lincoln

November 3, 2013 - Lincoln-Lancaster County Genealogical Society - help session for family history,  Walt Branch Library, 6701 S 14th St, Lincoln

November 7, 2013 - Lincoln-Lancaster County Genealogical Society - discussion group led by Bob Houser, 1 - 3 pm, St. Paul United Methodist Church, 1144 M St., Lincoln 

November 10, 2013 - Lincoln-Lancaster County Genealogical Society - German genealogy interest group led by Chris Effken, 2 - 4 pm, Walt Branch Library, 6701 S. 14th St., Lincoln 

November 12, 2013 - Lincoln-Lancaster County Genealogical Society - Nebraska History through Song and Story presented by Dan Holtz, 7:15 pm, Eastridge Presbyterian Church, 1135 Eastridge Dr, Lincoln 

November 20, 2013 - Lincoln-Lancaster County Genealogical Society - discussion group led by Lila Garner 1:30 - 3:30 pm, Chatelaine, 6201 Normal Blvd., Lincoln 

For more information visit our web site.

Thursday, May 30, 2013

What The Numbers Say

The Lincoln-Lancaster County Genealogical Society database is an active web page!

Take at look at these recent statistics.

The LLCGS database includes records for:

95,702 deceased names

6,048 mortuary entries

18,931 newspaper entries

239,636 newspaper index card entries

3,120 probate names

1,077 intent to naturalize

If you haven't searched for your Lincoln - Lancaster County ancestor lately, now is a good time to do so.

Begin your search here.

Monday, May 20, 2013

June Events for LLCGS

June 1, 2013 - Lincoln-Lancaster County Genealogical Society - tour of Nebraska State Historical Society library and archives, 9 a.m. - 12:00 noon, 1500 R St, Lincoln. Email reservation to contact@llcgs.org. Free to public.

June 2, 2013 - Lincoln-Lancaster County Genealogical Society - 4-H Activities Related to Genealogy and Genealogy Help Session, 2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m., Walt Branch Library, 6701 S. 14th St, Lincoln. Free to public.

June 6, 2013 - Lincoln-Lancaster County Genealogical Society - Genealogy Discussion Group led by Bob Houser, 1:00 - 3:00 p.m. St. Paul United Methodist Church, 1144 M Street, Lincoln, Free to public.

CANCELLED June 9, 2013 - Lincoln-Lancaster County Genealogical Society - Earning a Boy Scout Genealogy Badge.

June 11, 2013 - Lincoln-Lancaster County Genealogical Society monthly meeting and program; Finding Your Ancestor's European Origin presented by Phyllis Ericson. 7:15 p.m. Eastridge Presbyterian Church, 1135 Eastridge Dr, Lincoln, Free to public.

June 16, 2013 - Lincoln-Lancaster County Genealogical Society - Family History Writers Group, topic: Honoring Our Fathers, 2:00 - 4:00 p.m., Walt Branch Library, 6701 S. 14th St, Lincoln. Free to public. More information: www.LLCGS.info

June 19, 2013 - Lincoln-Lancaster County Genealogical Society - Genealogy Discussion Group led by Lila Garner, 1:30 - 3:30 p.m., Library, Chatelaine, 6201 Normal Blvd, Lincoln. Free to public. 

June 23, 2013 - Lincoln-Lancaster County Genealogical Society - Genealogy Help Session, 2:00 - 4:00 p.m., Walt Branch Library, 6701 S. 14th St, Lincoln. Free to public.   

June 30, 2013 - Lincoln-Lancaster County Genealogical Society - Earning a Girl Scout Badge related to Family History, 2:00 - 4:00 p.m., Walt Branch Library, 6701 S. 14th St, Lincoln.

For more information visit our web site.

The link to this post is http://llcgs.blogspot.com/2013/05/june-events-for-llcgs.html

Sunday, May 19, 2013

LLCGS Featured on FGS Radio Program

LLCGS was the featured society on the internet radio program hosted by the Federation of Genealogist Societies. Here is the program in its entirety. The LLCGS segment is about 45 minutes into the program.
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Saturday, May 11, 2013

Get to Know the Libraries Around Us

The Nebraska State Genealogical Society
collection at the Beatrice Public Library


The Lincoln-Lancaster County Genealogical Society (LLCGS) is highlighting libraries this month!


The monthly meeting and program on May 14 will provide a virtual tour of the various libraries in Lancaster county and nearby. Find out what genealogy resources are available at the following:




  • Lincoln Public Libraries
  • LLCGS Library and Union College collection
  • Nebraska State Genealogical Society collection at Beatrice Public Library
  • Germans from Russia library
  • Nebraska State Historical Society
  • LDS Family Search Library
  • Nebraska Library Commission
  • University of Nebraska-Lincoln libraries
  • Genealogy resources in Omaha.
Plans for upcoming "field trips" to research libraries will be discussed.

Tuesday, May 14, 2013
7:15 p.m.
Eastridge Presbyterian Church
1135 Eastridge Drive
Lincoln, NE

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Sunday, May 19, 2013 - Open House at Union College library
2 - 4:30 p.m.
Love Building, Woods Auditorium and Ella Crandall Library
Union College Campus
3800 S. 48th St
Lincoln, NE

Agenda

2:00 p.m. Gather in the Woods Auditorium in the Don Love Building on the Union College Campus. Refreshments will be served.

There will be a virtual tour of the Ella Crandall Library presented by library director Sabrina Riley and LLCGS librarian Cindy Cochrane.

2:45 p.m. - Participants will be divided into three groups for 45 minute tours of the following features of the library:
  • Union College Heritage Center
  • LLCGS Genealogical Collection
  • Union College Library and lower floor collections, including LLCGS archived records
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Saturday, June 1, 2013
Tour of Nebraska State Historical Society Library and Archives
14th and R Streets
Lincoln, NE
9 a.m. - 12:00 noon

After a tour led by Andrea Faling, we will have opportunities for research with assistance from LLCGS members who are experienced researchers at the site.