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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.
 




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Upcoming Events
Friday, Apr. 19th
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.
Sunday, Apr. 21st
No Meeting
Easter - No Meeting.   Next Program is April 28 - British Interest Group
Sunday, Apr. 28th
British Interest Group
The topic for this session is "Finding the Origins of Your Colonial Ancestors 1629-1775".  We will explore the four migration groups who came to colonial America before the Revolutionary War and use maps to find where they settled in America. Next, we will follow these groups back to their English ...
Monday, Apr. 29th
Scandinavian Runic Stones
What are runes and what does runic writing teach us about our Scandinavian ancestry? Norden Club will host a special evening program on Scandinavian Runic Stones presented by Loraine Jensen, founder of the American Association for Runic Studies. This presentation will provide an overview of the thousands of runestones existing ...
Sunday, May. 5th
Germanic Special Interest Group
The German Interest Group is scheduled to meet on Sunday May 5 BUT has decided to support the Nebraska Czechs of Lincoln 50th Annual Czech Festival instead of meeting.  See below for more information.  Please check the LLCGS Calendar for future meetings of the German Interest Group. Nebraska Czechs ...
Wednesday, May. 8th
National Genealogical Society Annual Conference
The 2019 NGS Annual Conference will be in St. Charles, MO.  It looks to be a grand event and hotel rooms reservations are going fast.   The conference announcement brochure is attached.    A full conference schedule will be available later this fall.  Registration begins Dec 1. For updates, go to  ...