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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
Sunday, Jul. 28th
Germanic Special Interest Group
Using Archion and Matricula with GeoServe, Google Earth, and Meyers Orts to locate Continental European Village Information and Church Records Dennis Schulte will demonstrate how to use the relatively new European Catholic and Evangelical on-line church record repositories (Archion and Matricula) along with place location websites GeoServe, Meyers Orts, ...
Sunday, Aug. 4th
Family Tree Maker Software Users
Family Tree MakerSoftware Users Bimonthly meeting of Family Tree Maker Software (Bob McQuistan). We plan to highlite some of the Reports and Charts you can print using FTM. People of all proficiency levels are encouraged to attend and participate in learning how to use this software program.  These sessions ...
Sunday, Aug. 11th
The Rescue of Lake Shetek Massacre Captives: What six depositions by the Lower Yankto
Join Joan Barnes as she tells the story of the rescue of white captives after surviving a massacre of their village by Santee Sioux. The women and children were not rescued by the U.S. Army but by men of the Teton Sioux (Lakota) and Lower Yanktonai Sioux (Dakota). During a ...
Thursday, Aug. 15th
August Business Meeting
Please attend our monthly business meeting and the program that follows.    Paul Eisloeffel from History Nebraska will discuss home movies.  Thses presentations are free and open to the public. .
Friday, Aug. 16th
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, Aug. 18th
British Interest Group
Our topic will be Finding Ancestors in Ireland.  We will review the record sets to search for Irish ancestors.  Most of the session will be devoted to hearing member stories about your research and your ancestors from the British Isles (England, Wales, Scotland & Ireland).  Plan on sharing a 4-5 ...