Lisa Louise Cooke is coming to Lincoln to be our featured presenter on Saturday, October 3rd.  Mark your calendars now to attend! A genealogy conference during Family History month will be held at UNL as a coll
aborative project of LLCGS and OLLI @ UNL.

 August Monthly Meeting
Poor Farms and Genealogy
Thursday, August 20  7:00 p.m.
First Lutheran Church, 1551 S 70th St., Lincoln
Kelli Bacon from Ne State Historical Society will be our speaker.
Come and learn about this time in our ancestral history and the records that may be found related to Genealogy.
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Guests with genealogy interests are welcome

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Upcoming Events
Sunday, Aug. 2nd:
Sunday with a Genealogist
Bring questions or challenges and share ideas and discoveries related to your Family History Projects
Thursday, Aug. 6th:
First Thursday Discussion Group
Bob and Arlene Houser facilitate this monthly discussion group with great opportunities to exchange information.  If you have questions, please email
Friday, Aug. 7th:
"Time Travelers"
This group welcomes anyone to attend.  Facilitated by Ruth Briney.  Contact Ruth at Group plans to meet two times a month through August.  Check for dates and additional information.
Saturday, Aug. 8th:
Heritage Days Festival
We need LLCGS volunteers to help acquaint folks in the Lincoln-Lancaster County community with genealogy and family history activities.  We have an opportunity for a booth or tables set up inside Lancaster Co, Event Center where we can do free "look-ups" to  help people attending "Heritage ...
Sunday, Aug. 9th:
DNA and Genealogy
Join Tom McFarland who recently attended DNA sessions at the National Genealogical Society Conference. Many people are confused about which type of DNA test to do. We will spend the first half of the session discussing how to make that choice. For the second half, ...
Saturday, Aug. 15th:
Locating and Obtaining Genealogical Documents
Jenny Watton will provide examples from her own extensive research to indicate documents she has located at various sites and obtained to add to her genealogical information.  Get some ideas for additional documents and places to search for the information you need.