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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. 
 
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 is a seasoned family law attorney, certified as a juvenile court and probate court guardian ad litem.  She is also an enthusiastic amateur genealogist, working on the Denton Cemetery project for LLGS.


British Interest Group
Sunday, October 20
British Interest Group  (Genealogy Interest Group (GIG))
2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Walt Branch Library, 6701 S 14th, Lincoln Walt Library #2
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 lives and take your family back to Scotland!
 


National Archives Seventh Annual Virtual Genealogy Fair
Wednesday, October 23
National Archives Seventh Annual Virtual Genealogy Fair  (Educational Opportunities)
9:00 am to 3:00 pm
Webinar
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 session videos on YouTube.
Click "Learn More" (on right) for session topics and times.


Time Travelers Writing Group
Friday, October 25
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.


Free 6 week On-Line Genealogy Course
Sunday, October 27 through Sunday, December 8
Free 6 week On-Line Genealogy Course  (Educational Opportunities)
Future Learn
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

 

 



Sunday, October 27
The Goodwin Family of Hell's Kitchen, New York City: A case study tracking an Irish-American family  (Educational Opportunities)
2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Walt Branch Library, 6701 S 14th, Lincoln Walt Library #1 and #2
 
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 John La Duke.  This session is free and open to the public.



Time Travelers Writing Group
Friday, November 1
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, November 3
Special Lecture  (Other)
2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Walt Branch Library, 6701 S 14th, Lincoln Walt Library #2
 
Lois Wille, from Family Search, will be our speaker.  Details to follow. Please check this calendar 1 week before the event to confirm location and topic.
 
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
Walt Branch Library, 6701 S 14th, Lincoln Walt Library #2
 
Bi-annual 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.


Time Travelers Writing Group
Friday, November 15
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.


Female Ancestors and Voting Rights for Women
Sunday, November 17
Female Ancestors and Voting Rights for Women  (Nebraska Interest Group)
2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Walt Branch Library, 6701 S 14th, Lincoln Walt Library #1 and #2

Where were your female ancestors living when women earned the right to vote?  We’ll review the potential for female ancestors to be recognized as citizens in various countries and U.S. states. What were the policies in your ancestor’s country of origin?  Learn how in some instances earning statehood required refusing to allow women to vote.  Explore the news articles related to this topic and glean ideas of where you can find more information about female ancestors and what they may have experienced.

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.  The Program will include summaries of National Genealogical Society meetings from the past year.  Tips and experiences will be shared.


Sunday, November 24
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
Help Day for German, Czech, Polish, Slovak and French Translation, and for Germanic Surname and Placename Identification
Having problems with understanding words and phrases in a family genealogical document, the meaning of a surname, or locating and understanding a village name? Experienced volunteers will be available to help with your endeavors. Bring a document, surname, or placename so that a second set of eyes can help you make a breakthrough! For best results, please email surnames or placenames and related information to Dennis at dschulte111@gmail.com by November 17.  Then join us on November 24 at Walt to continue your quest.



Sunday, December 1
No Meeting  (Other)
2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
No Meeting - Post Thanksgiving


Time Travelers Writing Group
Friday, December 6
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, December 8
Special Lecture  (Educational Opportunities)
2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Gere Library, 2400 S 56th St, Lincoln Both Rooms (NOT at Walt Library)
 
Beth Sparrow will present on Cemeteries. Details as we get closer These sessions are free and open to the public.
 


British Interest Group
Sunday, December 15
British 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
 
The topic for this week is "Our Ancestor Stories."  This Special Interest Group will be of interest to anyone researching 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.  The program will be a social event including Irish themed music by Matthew Losee and partners.  Cookies and drinks will be provided, but if you have a favorite cookie you would like to share with your fellow members, please feel free to bring them.  We will also have a Toys for Tots box, if you would like to donate an unwrapped toy this Christmas Season.  This event is free and open to the public.


Time Travelers Writing Group
Friday, December 20
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, January 12, 2020
Land/Deed Records  (Educational Opportunities)
2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Walt Branch Library, 6701 S 14th, Lincoln Walt Library #1 and #2
Please join us in learning more about land/deed records from non public domain states.  What are metes and bounds, what is the history of this method, how is the boundary created with this measuring system?  Gene Thomsen, Deputy State Surveyor, will answer these questions for us and demonstrate the method with some of his antique tools of the trade.  If you have an old deed record based on rods, chains, poles, varas, etc, please bring it to the session.  We will have some software available to create the deed plot of the described land.  This event is free and open to the public.


Thursday, January 16, 2020
January 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.