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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, Feb. 23rd
Using Maps in your Research
Dennis Schulte will have a workshop on using Google Earth for genealogical work, demonstrate some of David Rumsey's map collection and how to use homestead and land patents in Google Earth.  Bring your laptop or other electronic device to follow along.  Having Google Earth already loaded on your device is a ...
Monday, Feb. 24th
Help from a Genealogist
Help Monday: Attend this session to get help or to help others. We welcome everyone from beginners to experts. Please bring your electronic devices. If you are coming for help, please bring your family tree information for the branch for which you are seeking help. We will have a flatbed scanner ...
Friday, Feb. 28th
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, Mar. 1st
Newspapers
Please join us in learning more about using newspapers in our genealogy research.  Members, Corinne Jacox and Pat Mehmken, will discuss newspaper offerings, methodologies and demonstrate how newspapers have furthered their family history story.    This event is free and open to the public.
Monday, Mar. 2nd
Swedish Genealogy Workshop - Early Bird Registration
Enjoy 2 days of Swedish Genealogy education and hands-on practice for beginners and advanced researchers at America's "Little Sweden", Lindsborg Kansas. Learn new research techniques for using ArkivDigital, the primier website for Swedish research. Registration Deadlines for Early Bird rates: March 2 and Mar 16.  
Friday, Mar. 13th
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.