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June Business Meeting
Thursday, June 20
June Business Meeting  (Monthly Meetings)
7:00 pm to 8:30 pm
First Lutheran Church, 1551 S 70th St., Lincoln, NE
Please attend our monthly business meeting and the program that follows. 
 
Each month there is a program following the business meeting.  Al Harlow will be our speaker for this meeting.  He will update us on records he has scanned for LLCGS.


British Interest Group
Sunday, June 23
British Interest Group  (Genealogy Interest Group (GIG))
2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Walt Branch Library, 6701 S 14th, Lincoln, NE Walt Library rms 1 & 2
Our topic will be Finding Ancestors in England and Wales.  We will review the record sets to search for our English and Welsh ancestors. Participants will get to see an original parchment Will from the 1800s.
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 minute story, photo or results of your research (even DNA results) about an ancestor or your family from the British Isles or territories (e.g. Australia, New Zealand).  If you are just beginning, never fear, the group may be able to provide ideas to help you get started with your English research.
These sessions are free and open to the public.


Sunday, June 30
More New Tools for DNA Analysis  (Educational Opportunities)
2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Walt Branch Library, 6701 S 14th, Lincoln, NE Walt Library rms 1 & 2
Please join Tom McFarland Sunday for a look at some ways to use your DNA results for both the beginner and more advanced user.  Tom McFarland will lead this session.  This session is free and open to the public.



Sunday, July 7
Sunday with a Genealogist  (Genealogy "Help" Session)
2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Walt Branch Library, Room #1 and #2, 6701 South 14th St., Lincoln, NE
Help Sunday: 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.) 
Guests are welcome and sessions are free.


Friday, July 12
Time Travelers Writing Group  (Friday Morning Writing Group)
9:30 am to 12:00 pm
College View Church, 4801 Prescott Ave, Lincoln, NE
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.


Saturday, July 13
Annual Conference  (Other)
8:00 am to 4:00 pm
First Lutheran Church, 1551 S. 70th Street. Lincoln, NE
German Genealogy, DNA, and the Frontier
 
Guest Speaker
Gail Shaffer Blankenau
 
See details elsewhere on this website


Sunday, July 14
No Meeting  (Discussion Group)
7:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Please attend the Annual Conference on July 13.  Information elsewhere on site - No Meeting this Sunday.


Nebraska Interest Group
Sunday, July 21
Nebraska Interest Group  (Nebraska Interest Group)
2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Walt Branch Library, 6701 S 14th, Lincoln Walt Library Rms #1 and #2
Nolan Johnson – History Nebraska Highway Archaeologist and 2018-19 President of Nebraska Archaeology. 
Nolan will discuss archaeology in Nebraska.  Nebraska has more than 10,000 archaeological sites that can range from 10,000 B.C. to the 1800’s.

Participate with the Nebraska Interest Group led by Nancy Eckles and Judi Cook. This session is free and open to the public. All visitors are welcome.

 


Sunday, July 28
Germanic Special Interest Group  (Genealogy Interest Group (GIG))
2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Walt Branch Library, 6701 S 14th, Lincoln Walt Library #1 and #2
Germanic Interest Group led by Dennis Schulte.
Presentations and discussions would be of interest to those tracing their German heritage.  Please join us for this session and bring a friend!  Sessions are open to the public and visitors are always welcome.



Sunday, August 4
Family Tree Maker Software Users  (Other)
2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Walt Branch Library, 6701 S 14th, Lincoln Walt Library #1
Family Tree MakerSoftware Users
Bimonthly meeting of Family Tree Maker Software (Bob McQuistan).
People of all proficiency levels are encouraged to attend and participate in learning how to use this software program. 
These sessions are free and open to the public.


Special SpeakerThe Rescue of Lake Shetek Massacre Captives: What six depositions by the Lower Yankto
Sunday, August 11
Special SpeakerThe Rescue of Lake Shetek Massacre Captives: What six depositions by the Lower Yankto  (Community Presentation)
2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Walt Branch Library, 6701 S 14th, Lincoln Walt Library #1 and #2

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 deep dive into the papers of the Crow Creek Reservation at the National Archives in Kansas City (June 2017), she discovered six depositions that stated the names of specific Yanktonai braves who joined the Fool Soldiers (Teton Lakota) on a very different kind of rescue mission.

These sessions are free and open to the public.


August Business Meeting
Thursday, August 15
August Business Meeting  (Monthly Meetings)
7:00 pm to 8:30 pm
First Lutheran Church, 1551 S 70th St., Lincoln, NE
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.
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Friday, August 16
Time Travelers Writing Group  (Friday Morning Writing Group)
9:30 am to 12:00 pm
College View Church, 4801 Prescott Ave, Lincoln, NE
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.


British Interest Group
Sunday, August 18
British Interest Group  (Genealogy Interest Group (GIG))
2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Walt Branch Library, 6701 S 14th, Lincoln Walt Library #2
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 minute story, photo or results of your research (even DNA results) about an ancestor or your family from the British Isles or territories (e.g. Australia, New Zealand).  If you are just beginning, never fear, the group may be able to provide ideas to help you get started with your English research.
These sessions are free and open to the public.


Sunday, August 25
Identify your ancestors clock  (Educational Opportunities)
2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Walt Branch Library, 6701 S 14th, Lincoln Walt Library #2
Mark and Deb, from the City Clock Company, will provide you with information on clocks you have inherited from your ancestors.  Their shop has been in the family since 1953 and works on a wide variety of clocks.  They even make house calls.  No apprasials.  These sessions are free and open to the public.
 



Sunday, September 1
No Meeting  (Other)
2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
No Meeting - Labor Day Weekend


Sunday, September 8
Possible Union College Library Tour  (Other)
2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Union College Library
We are working to schedule a Tour of the LLCGS Library holdings at Union College.    Please check back for confirmation.


Sunday, September 15
Family Tree Maker Software Users  (Other)
2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Walt Branch Library, 6701 S 14th, Lincoln Walt Library #1 and #2
Family Tree MakerSoftware Users
Bimonthly meeting of Family Tree Maker Software (Bob McQuistan).
People of all proficiency levels are encouraged to attend and participate in learning how to use this software program. 
These sessions are free and open to the public.


September Business Meeting
Thursday, September 19
September Business Meeting  (Monthly Meetings)
7:00 pm to 8:30 pm
First Lutheran Church, 1551 S 70th St., Lincoln, NE
Please attend our monthly business meeting and the following program. 
 
Camp Creek Threshers: Not for everyone, but you'd be surprised at what we are all about!
 
LLCGS member Peggy Brown and her sister, Pat Yahnke of Waverly will explain the Camp Creek Threshers organization and their goal to preserve agriculture history. What people don't know is its not all about tractors. Buildings have been added through the years and just this past year, the 100 year old Waverly jail was relocated and this year will be open to the public full of history. Peggy has been searching for ancestors for 20 years but recently discovered that buildings had stories to tell.


Nebraska Interest Group
Sunday, September 22
Nebraska Interest Group  (Nebraska Interest Group)
2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Walt Branch Library, 6701 S 14th, Lincoln Walt Library #1 and #2

Joan McKay will join us to talk about her Nebraska jaunts.  She was featured on Lance’s Journal in June 2018 and has made exploring small town Nebraska into a great adventure for herself and has the documentation to prove it!

Participate with the Nebraska Interest Group led by Nancy Eckles and Judi Cook. This session is free and open to the public. All visitors are welcome.

 


Sunday, September 29
Germanic Special Interest Group  (Genealogy Interest Group (GIG))
2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Gere Library, 2400 S 56th St, Lincoln MEETING Room #1
Germanic Interest Group led by Dennis Schulte.
Presentations and discussions would be of interest to those tracing their German heritage.  Please join us for this session and bring a friend!  Sessions are open to the public and visitors are always welcome.
 
Details of this session will be confirmed as we get closer to the date.



Sunday, October 13
New Tools for DNA Analysis  (Educational Opportunities)
2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Walt Branch Library, 6701 S 14th, Lincoln Walt Library #1 and #2
Please join us Sunday for a look at some ways to use your DNA results for both the beginner and more advanced user. The precise topic will be announced as we get closer to this date.  Tom McFarland will lead this session.  This session is free and open to the public.


October Business Meeting
Thursday, October 17
October Business Meeting  (Monthly Meetings)
7:00 pm to 8:30 pm
First Lutheran Church, 1551 S 70th St., Lincoln, NE
Please attend our monthly business meeting and the program that follows. 
 
Each month there is a program following the busness meeting.  The program is typically announced and listed here at least one month before the scheduled meeting.


British Interest Group
Sunday, October 20
British Interest Group  (Genealogy Interest Group (GIG))
2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Location To be announced
Topic for this week is "Finding Ancestors in Scotland". We will focus on locating the records using helpful websites. With about 1/3 of Americans claiming British ancestry, chances are that at some point you will need to extend your research "across the pond".  Bring something to share with the group about your British Isles ancestors or research. Beginners welcome. These sessions are free and open to the public.
 



Sunday, November 10
Family Tree Maker Software Users  (Other)
2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Please check this calendar 1 week before the event to confirm location.
Family Tree MakerSoftware Users
Walt Branch Library, 6701 S 14th, Lincoln
Bimonthly meeting of Family Tree Maker Software (Bob McQuistan).
People of all proficiency levels are encouraged to attend and participate in learning how to use this software program. Sessions are typically held Rooms 1 at Walt Library.  Please check this calendar 1 week before the event to confirm location.
These sessions are free and open to the public.


Sunday, November 17
Nebraska Interest Group  (Nebraska Interest Group)
2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Walt Branch Library, 6701 S 14th, Lincoln

Those working on their Nebraska heritage will be interested in the topics presented at these sessions.  Each month a specific topic will be announced by the beginning of the month.

Participate with the Nebraska Interest Group led by Nancy Eckles and Judi Cook. This session is free and open to the public. All visitors are welcome.

 


November Business Meeting
Thursday, November 21
November Business Meeting  (Monthly Meetings)
7:00 pm to 8:30 pm
First Lutheran Church, 1551 S 70th St., Lincoln, NE
Please attend our monthly business meeting and the program that follows. 
 
Each month there is a program following the busness meeting.  The program is typically announced and listed here at least one month before the scheduled meeting.


Sunday, November 24
Germanic Special Interest Group  (Genealogy Interest Group (GIG))
2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Typically at Walt Branch Library, 6701 S 14th, Lincoln Confirmed one month before event
Germanic Interest Group led by Dennis Schulte.
Presentations and discussions would be of interest to those tracing their German heritage.  Please join us for this session and bring a friend!  Sessions are open to the public and visitors are always welcome.
 
Rooms and details of each session will be confirmed as we get closer to the date.



British Interest Group
Sunday, December 15
British Interest Group  (Genealogy Interest Group (GIG))
2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Location To be announced
Topic for this week is "Our Ancestor Stories".  This Special Interst Group will be of interest to anyone doing research on relatives from England, Ireland, Scotland, or Wales. These sessions are free and open to the public.
 


December Business Meeting
Thursday, December 19
December Business Meeting  (Monthly Meetings)
7:00 pm to 8:30 pm
First Lutheran Church, 1551 S 70th St., Lincoln, NE
Please attend our monthly business meeting and the program that follows. 
 
Each month there is a program following the busness meeting.  The program is typically announced and listed here at least one month before the scheduled meeting.