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Friday, April 19
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.


Sunday, April 21
No Meeting  (Discussion Group)
No Meeting
Easter - No Meeting.   Next Program is April 28 - British Interest Group


British Interest Group
Sunday, April 28
British Interest Group  (Genealogy Interest Group (GIG))
2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Walt Branch Library, 6701 S 14th, Lincoln Rooms #1 & 2
The topic for this session is "Finding the Origins of Your Colonial Ancestors 1629-1775".  We will explore the four migration groups who came to colonial America before the Revolutionary War and use maps to find where they settled in America.
Next, we will follow these groups back to their English counties of origin. 
We will follow the Puritans, the Virginia and Chesapeake Settlers, the Quakers of the Delaware Valley and the Scots-Irish, America's backwoods settlers.
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". These sessions are free and open to the public.
 


Scandinavian Runic Stones
Monday, April 29
Scandinavian Runic Stones  (Local heritage organization)
6:30 pm
First Lutheran Church, 1551 South 70th Street, Lincoln, NE
What are runes and what does runic writing teach us about our Scandinavian ancestry?
Norden Club will host a special evening program on Scandinavian Runic Stones presented by Loraine Jensen, founder of the American Association for Runic Studies.
This presentation will provide an overview of the thousands of runestones existing today.
The event is free and open to the public.
For further information contact delstites@gmail.com



Sunday, May 5
Germanic Special Interest Group  (Genealogy Interest Group (GIG))
No meeting this Sunday - See description
The German Interest Group is scheduled to meet on Sunday May 5 BUT has decided to support the Nebraska Czechs of Lincoln 50th Annual Czech Festival instead of meeting.  See below for more information.  Please check the LLCGS Calendar for future meetings of the German Interest Group.

Nebraska Czechs of Lincoln 50th Annual Czech Festival
Pla-Mor Ballroom
6600 O St.
Lincoln, NE
Www.lincolnczechs.org

Free Admission
Door Open at 9 a.m.
Opening Ceremony 10:45 a.m.
Czech food served 11 a.m. until gone
Authentic Czech food, vendors, entertainment, accordion jam, dancing, raffle
Chapter Queens from around State of Nebraska will be appearing



National Genealogical Society Annual Conference
Wednesday, May 8 through Saturday, May 11
National Genealogical Society Annual Conference  (Conferences)
St. Charles, Missouri
The 2019 NGS Annual Conference will be in St. Charles, MO.  It looks to be a grand event and hotel rooms reservations are going fast.  
The conference announcement brochure is attached.   
A full conference schedule will be available later this fall.  Registration begins Dec 1.
For updates, go to   https://conference.ngsgenealogy.org/ 
Find hotel information at:  https://conference.ngsgenealogy.org/accommodations/


Friday, May 10
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.


Sunday, May 12
No Meeting  (Discussion Group)
No Meeting
Mother's Day - No Meeting. Next Program is May 19 - Nebraska Interest Group.


May Business Meeting
Thursday, May 16
May Business Meeting  (Monthly Meetings)
7:00 pm to 9:00 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.  Bob McQuistan will present on his research progress, with an emphasis on German relatives.
 
Before each monthly meeting, beginning at 6 pm, we hold a 45-minute Help Session. Please come with genealogy problems that you would like to have us take a look at. And come ready to offer other peoples’ research a fresh look. Bring your laptops or other genealogical devices so we can investigate resources that you may not have used. Prudence Sadler will facilitate this session.


Nebraska Interest Group
Sunday, May 19
Nebraska Interest Group  (Nebraska Interest Group)
2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Gere Library, 2400 S 56th St, Lincoln MEETING Room #1
Dr. Patricia Crews – Willa Cather Professor of Textiles & Founding Director Emeritus of the International Quilt Study Center & Museum.
Dr. Crews will share insights and stories collected during the Nebraska Quilt Project and subsequent publication Nebraska Quilts and Quiltmakers.  This book won the Smithsonian’s Frost Prize for Distinguished Scholarship in American Crafts in 1993.  Do Nebraska quilts reflect different immigrant groups?  Pat will answer this question for us.

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.

 


Friday, May 24
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.


Sunday, May 26
No Meeting  (Discussion Group)
No Meeting
Memorial Day Weekend - No Meeting



Saturday, June 8
Family History Day - University of Nebraska - Lincoln  (Conferences)
See Event Notice

The Fifth Annual Family History Day, sponsored by the University of Nebraska-Lincoln Libraries. Family History Day will be held on the UNL City Campus and is free to the public.

The program will include the following sessions:

Digging Up Your Roots
Joan Barnes

Why Genealogists Should Love the Tax Collector
Martha Grenzeback

Digging the Cemetery: Using Burial Records to Dig Your Family Tree
Shannon Lewis

Researching Steamboat Ancestors: Methodology and Management of Complex Research Projects
Kassandra Nelson

Which Thomas Pierce Are You? Finding Your Common Name Ancestor
Tom McFarland
 
https://libraries.unl.edu/family-history-day
 
The LLCGS Board supports this event and has cancelled a June 9 Sunday session.  We encourage you to consider this event instead.


Sunday, June 9
No Meeting  (Discussion Group)
No Meeting  We encourage you to consider attending Family History Day at UNL.  See June 8 event on our calendar.


Sunday, June 16
No Meeting  (Discussion Group)
7:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Father's Day - No Meeting


June Business Meeting
Thursday, June 20
June Business Meeting  (Monthly Meetings)
7:00 pm to 9:00 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.  Al HArlow will be our speaker for this meeting.
 
Before each monthly meeting, beginning at 6 pm, we hold a 45-minute Help Session. Please come with genealogy problems that you would like to have us take a look at. And come ready to offer other peoples’ research a fresh look. Bring your laptops or other genealogical devices so we can investigate resources that you may not have used. Prudence Sadler will facilitate this session.


British Interest Group
Sunday, June 23
British Interest Group  (Genealogy Interest Group (GIG))
2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Location To be announced
Topic for this week is "Finding Ancesters in England".
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". These sessions are free and open to the public.
 


Sunday, June 30
New Tools for DNA Analysis  (Educational Opportunities)
2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
TBD
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.



Sunday, July 14
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.


July Business Meeting
Thursday, July 18
July Business Meeting  (Monthly Meetings)
7:00 pm to 9:00 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.
 
Before each monthly meeting, beginning at 6 pm, we hold a 45-minute Help Session. Please come with genealogy problems that you would like to have us take a look at. And come ready to offer other peoples’ research a fresh look. Bring your laptops or other genealogical devices so we can investigate resources that you may not have used. Prudence Sadler will facilitate this session.


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
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
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.



Sunday, August 4 through Sunday, August 4
Family Tree Maker Software Users  (Other)
2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Location to be determined
Family Tree MakerSoftware Users
 
Bimonthly meeting of Family Tree Maker Software.
This session will be led & facilitated by Bob Houser. 
People of all proficiency levels are encouraged to attend and participate in learning how to use this software program.   Please check this calendar 1 week before the event to confirm location.
These sessions are free and open to the public.


August Business Meeting
Thursday, August 15
August Business Meeting  (Monthly Meetings)
7:00 pm to 9:00 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.
 
Before each monthly meeting, beginning at 6 pm, we hold a 45-minute Help Session. Please come with genealogy problems that you would like to have us take a look at. And come ready to offer other peoples’ research a fresh look. Bring your laptops or other genealogical devices so we can investigate resources that you may not have used. Prudence Sadler will facilitate this session.


British Interest Group
Sunday, August 18
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 Ireland". 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". These sessions are free and open to the public.
 



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


Sunday, September 15
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.


September Business Meeting
Thursday, September 19
September Business Meeting  (Monthly Meetings)
7:00 pm to 9:00 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.
 
Before each monthly meeting, beginning at 6 pm, we hold a 45-minute Help Session. Please come with genealogy problems that you would like to have us take a look at. And come ready to offer other peoples’ research a fresh look. Bring your laptops or other genealogical devices so we can investigate resources that you may not have used. Prudence Sadler will facilitate this session.


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

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
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.



Sunday, October 13
New Tools for DNA Analysis  (Educational Opportunities)
2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
TBD
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.


October Business Meeting
Thursday, October 17
October Business Meeting  (Monthly Meetings)
7:00 pm to 9:00 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.
 
Before each monthly meeting, beginning at 6 pm, we hold a 45-minute Help Session. Please come with genealogy problems that you would like to have us take a look at. And come ready to offer other peoples’ research a fresh look. Bring your laptops or other genealogical devices so we can investigate resources that you may not have used. Prudence Sadler will facilitate this session.


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 and Wales". 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". 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 9:00 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.
 
Before each monthly meeting, beginning at 6 pm, we hold a 45-minute Help Session. Please come with genealogy problems that you would like to have us take a look at. And come ready to offer other peoples’ research a fresh look. Bring your laptops or other genealogical devices so we can investigate resources that you may not have used. Prudence Sadler will facilitate this session.


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 9:00 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.
 
Before each monthly meeting, beginning at 6 pm, we hold a 45-minute Help Session. Please come with genealogy problems that you would like to have us take a look at. And come ready to offer other peoples’ research a fresh look. Bring your laptops or other genealogical devices so we can investigate resources that you may not have used. Prudence Sadler will facilitate this session.