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
Thursday, Oct. 17th
October Business Meeting
Please attend our monthly business meeting and the program that follows.    Probate Records will be the topic for the presentation by Gail Steen after the Business Meeting.  Title- Probate 101.   Will cover general info on probate courts, common terms, things one might find in a probate case, etc. Gail Steen ...
Sunday, Oct. 20th
British Interest Group
The topic for this session is "Finding Your Scottish Ancestors".  Millions of Americans have Scottish Ancestry. We will learn a little Scottish history, about Clans and Names, Tartans and Family Crests. We will focus on locating records using helpful websites.  Come discover your Scottish ancestors, learn more about their ...
Wednesday, Oct. 23rd
National Archives Seventh Annual Virtual Genealogy Fair
National Archives Seventh Annual Virtual Genealogy Fair - October 23, 2019 Join this “Live” Event from 9 am to 3 pm CDT. Watch the entire day of videos on YouTube. Schedule and Handouts Handouts for each presentation will be available just prior to the event, so stay tuned! Watch previous Fair ...
Friday, Oct. 25th
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, Oct. 27th
Free 6 week On-Line Genealogy Course
Genealogy Course:  Researching Your Family Tree Develop an understanding of genealogy – how to research your family tree and share the results – with this free 6-week online course.  Start anytime.  Offered by the University of Strathclyde, Glasgow Scotland https://www.futurelearn.com/courses/genealogy     ...
Sunday, Oct. 27th
The Goodwin Family of Hell's Kitchen, New York City: A case study tracking an Irish-American family
  This is a special session by Kevin Cassidy.  It will include multiple ways to identify a parish of origin. It will also cover how to search church records, census, and vital records and determine the correct family in spite of similar family names, and other family experiences.  Hosted by ...