WELCOME!
 
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.
 


MEMBERSHIP DUES ANNOUNCEMENT 2021-2022
The period of $0 for dues to join or renew with LLCGS ended on August 31, 2021. Going forward dues to become or retain membership with LLCGS will be as follows:
Individual member(one person) - $15
Family/Household( > one person at residence) - $20
Payment can be made by check or by PayPal.
 
Current members will receive a reminder email from Sinda Dux, our VP for Membership, prior to the month of the anniversary date so they can pay their dues on time.
 
If you want to become a new member, please go to the membership menu option on the left side of this page and join online or join by mail.  
 
Questions can be forwarded to (duxs2001@yahoo.com or contact@llcgs.info ).
 
As a volunteer organization, we are dependent on membership dues and donations for our sustainability and you are always welcome to make a donation to the Society.  This can be done through Paypal by choosing the “Support Us” link at the bottom of this page or you can send a check to LLCGS, P.O. Box 30055, Lincoln, NE  68503.
 


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Upcoming Events
Thursday, Oct. 21st
Nordic Interest Group
Topic:  Finding Family Connections with DNA.   General DNA session for anyone interested in learning to manage and interpret their AncestryDNA results. We will discuss DNA and how our DNA matches can connect us with our living cousins, both known and unknown.   Crista Cowan's DNA presentation, Sept 20th, is a basic DNA ...
Friday, Oct. 22nd
Time Travelers Writing Group
Writing "Memories into Memoirs for Posterity"   Are you interested in writing your memoirs or your ancestor’s stories?  This group meets twice monthly to share their short stories. Email programs@llcgs.info for more information to join the group.
Saturday, Oct. 23rd
Virtual Seminar
Celebrate Family History Month online with expert genealogist Annette Burke Lyttle! 10-11 a.m. Prospecting for Family History in Unexpected Places 11-11:30 a.m.: Intermission. Door prizes will be awarded, and a review of genealogy resources at W. Dale Clark Main Library. 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.: Following Migrating Ancestors in America: Three Case Studies. Annette Burke Lyttle owns ...
Tuesday, Oct. 26th
America and the Great War: 1914-1918
Please join us for a presentation by David Wells as we approach Veteran's Day 2021.  Do you have a WWI veteran ancestor or maybe you want to understand more about your American ancestor's sentiment about WWI. The role of America in “the war to end all wars” is misunderstood. Most people ...
Friday, Nov. 5th
Time Travelers Writing Group
Writing "Memories into Memoirs for Posterity"   Are you interested in writing your memoirs or your ancestor’s stories?  This group meets twice monthly to share their short stories. Email programs@llcgs.info for more information to join the group.
Sunday, Nov. 7th
LLCGS Business Meeting & Using archion.de & matricula-online.eu for Germanic Church Records
We will start off with a short quarterly LLCGS business meeting. Please join Dennis Schulte and Nancy Eckles for a demonstration/help session using these two websites to find Germanic Church Records.  Matricula is focused mainly on Catholic records from Germany, Poland, Austria, Serbia and Slovenia and is free.  Archion is focused on Lutheran ...