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Welcome to the Lincoln-Lancaster County Genealogical Society where our mission is Preserving the Past for Future Generations.
The LLCGS was founded by 4 friends in 1975 over donuts and coffee. We are a volunteer-run organization dedicated to promoting genealogy, engaging members, and preserving records. Whether you have Lancaster County connections or not, we invite you to join us in
exploring your family history.
 



LLCGS Sponsored Events Cancelled & Postponed
 
The response to the coronavirus outbreak is rapidly changing. Based on the number of group events being canceled or postponed and in order to ensure the health and well-being of our members, LLCGS will suspend all meetings and education sessions until further notice. 

We will try to reschedule any missed programs later in the year for the benefit of the membership.  We will keep you informed through emails and updates to the LLCGS event calendar.


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Upcoming Events
Thursday, Mar. 12th
LLCGS Activities Temporarily Suspended
All LLCGS sponsored events are canceled/postponed for the approximate eight-week period from March 12th - June 6th.  Our hope is we will be able to resume normal activities on June 7th.  If in person gatherings are still restricted or to protect our membership, we are preparing to offer some of the June ...
Sunday, May. 31st
Finding the Virginia Colonists in Your Tree
Send an email to Nancy Eckles - 19neckles63@gmail.com  if you want to receive an invitation and link to the webinar.   COLONIAL BRITISH AMERICAN RESEARCH - The Virginia Colonists Learn about the history and geography affecting these early settlers. Look at the major record sets and resources available to research this difficult ...
Sunday, Jun. 7th
Search Engines
The next two months are dedicated to using search engines and various genealogy sites.  Please join us for presentations by Diane Kosch and Phyllis Ericson.  Diane will teach us about Soundex, a tool used by many sites when providing results to your search input.  Knowing how this works can make ...
Friday, Jun. 12th
Time Travelers Writing Group
Writing "Memories into Memoirs for Posterity"  Ruth Briney, facilitator.   Are you interested in writing your memoirs or your ancestor’s stories?  This group meets twice monthly to share their short stories.
Saturday, Jun. 13th
UNL Family History Day - 6th Annual
Sunday, Jun. 14th
May Business Meeting
 David Wells will present Memorial Day: Its Origins, Is Heritage, Its Legacy. This program traces the development of the Memorial Day holiday, beginning with its significance in the wake of the Civil War.  Using slides of holiday mementos and photographs of Memorial Day parades and ceremonies, the presentation shows how ...