Lisa Louise Cooke is coming to Lincoln to be our featured presenter on Saturday, October 3rd.  Mark your calendars now to attend! A genealogy conference during Family History month will be held at UNL as a coll
aborative project of LLCGS and OLLI @ UNL.

 August Monthly Meeting
Poor Farms and Genealogy
Thursday, August 20  7:00 p.m.
First Lutheran Church, 1551 S 70th St., Lincoln
Kelli Bacon from Ne State Historical Society will be our speaker.
Come and learn about this time in our ancestral history and the records that may be found related to Genealogy.
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Guests with genealogy interests are welcome

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Upcoming Events
Thursday, Aug. 6th:
First Thursday Discussion Group
Bob and Arlene Houser facilitate this monthly discussion group with great opportunities to exchange information.  If you have questions, please email
Friday, Aug. 7th:
"Time Travelers"
This group welcomes anyone to attend.  Facilitated by Ruth Briney.  Contact Ruth at Group plans to meet two times a month through August.  Check for dates and additional information.
Saturday, Aug. 8th:
Heritage Days Festival
Lancaster County Event Center LLCGS volunteers will help acquaint folks with genealogy and family history while they're visiting the Lancaster County Super Fair during the "Heritage Days" Festival.  At our booth inside the Lancaster Co, Event Center we'll do free "look-ups" for those interested in ...
Sunday, Aug. 9th:
DNA and Genealogy
Join Tom McFarland who recently attended DNA sessions at the National Genealogical Society Conference. Many people are confused about which type of DNA test to do. We will spend the first half of the session discussing how to make that choice. For the second half, ...
Sunday, Aug. 9th:
One Book One Lincoln Discussion
LLCGS will be doing a genealogical approach to LIncoln Public Library 2015 One Book One Lincoln Sunday Oct. 11. If you'd like to get an interesting perspective on the book, consider attending this free session on the book Americanah by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie. Who better ...
Saturday, Aug. 15th:
Locating and Obtaining Genealogical Documents
Jenny Watton will provide examples from her own extensive research to indicate documents she has located at various sites and obtained to add to her genealogical information.  Get some ideas for additional documents and places to search for the information you need.