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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.
 



Thursday, October 18
LLCGS October Monthly Meeting  
7:00 pm to 9:00 pm
First Lutheran Church, 1551 S 70th St., Lincoln, NE
Please join us for our October Business Meeting, followed by;
 
Ed Zimmer will demonstrate working with Sanborn maps, city directories, and other sources to learn more about Lincoln sites and Lincoln residents. Join us to learn about using these available resources and to learn a little about Lincoln's colorful history.
 
This meeting is open to the public and visitors are welcome.



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Upcoming Events
Thursday, Oct. 18th
LLCGS October Monthly Meeting
Please join us for our October Business Meeting, followed by;   Ed Zimmer will demonstrate working with Sanborn maps, city directories, and other sources to learn more about Lincoln sites and Lincoln residents. Join us to learn about using these available resources and to learn a little about Lincoln's colorful history. ...
Friday, Oct. 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. Please note the change in location! The group is no longer meeting at Union College. The new meeting place is ...
Sunday, Oct. 21st
Discovering Ancestors on Passenger Lists
Your ancestors may have traveled more than you thought.  Learn how to find Passenger lists for your ancestors. See how they can help you track the travels of your roaming ancestors.   Phyllis Ericson, presenter.  Everyone welcome.  
Thursday, Oct. 25th
Night at the Archives
October is American Archives Month! To celebrate, History Nebraska invites you to Night at the Archives, October 25th 2018 from 4pm to 7pm, 1500 R Street, Lincoln, Nebraska.   Most of our collections are out of the public view in special storage. On October 25th, the archivist and curators at History Nebraska are ...
Sunday, Oct. 28th
RootsMagic / FTM Software Users
Bimonthly meeting of RootsMagic Software (Phyllis Ericson) and Family Tree Maker Software (Bob McQuistan). People of all proficiency levels are encouraged to attend and participate in learning how to use these software programs. Sessions are held simultaneously in Rooms 1 and 2 at Walt Library. These sessions are free and ...
Friday, Nov. 2nd
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. Please note the change in location! The group is no longer meeting at Union College. The new meeting place is ...