Family History Fair – Free

Meeting Going Back to Josie Harper

Our regular membership meeting will now be back at the Nebraska Methodist Nursing College  (The Josie Harper building).  We will still be meeting at 6:30.  The program will be Amy Shindler from UNO library.

International Germanic Gen Conference


Registration for the International Germanic Genealogy Conference scheduled for July 28-30, 2017 in Brooklyn Park, MN opens February 1.

Here is a .pdf of their flyer.  new-flyer_2017internationalgermanicgenconference_v4-1 for more information please see their website at:



All Things German Jun 25, 2017

NEXT MEETING June 25, a Sunday at Abraham’s Library from 1:30-3 p.m.  We are having Sherry Pawelko, Executive Director of the American Historical Society of Germans From Russia.  Sherry will be telling us about their museum, library and research facilities and services they offer.

DNA Interest Group – May 24, 2017

May 24, 2017 – The DNA Interest Group will be meeting at the Millard Library from 7 to 8:30 PM.  Hope to see you there.  If you have any questions, please contact Marcie at

Spring Class #5 May 20, 2017

Join us for our Free Spring Classes.  They run the third Saturday January – June.  January thru April will be held at the Mormon Trail Center 32 & State.  And the last two will be held at the W. Dale Clark Library.

For more information see our flyer:  gogs-spring-classes-2017-flyer-fin-10-13-16

Did you miss the first class?
Here is the handout.  karens-class-1-handout
Class 2 handout:  feb-class-handout-vital-records
Class 4 handout:  Search Tips For Finding Historical Records at Familysearch-2016
Class 5 – no handouts

Class #5 will be held at the W. Dale Clark Library in the Genealogy room on the third floor  (off to the right when you leave the elevator).  We will have a tour of where to find all the genealogical data on the third floor and then you can spend time looking up your family.  So bring some of your information.  **IMPORTANT**  remember not to bring your original documents down to the library.  Take copies of what you need.  We wouldn’t want you to loose them.

Virtual Tour Projects

The Mormon Church invites you to see their Virtual Tour Projects available on the web and mobile Devices.  The tours are:  “Crossroads to the West”  “Less They Be Forgotten”  “Mormon Battalion Trail” “Willie Handcart Trail”  The WEB for Personal Computers:  and for Mobile, Phone and Tablet  – Search for Map-N-Tour/MapNTour in the Google Play or App Store – Install the app, download the tour.