Discover your Family – Keene Memorial Library – 1030 N. Broad (Hwy 77) Fremont, Nebraska 10 am – 2:30 pm July 16, 2016.
DNA – Social Media – Web sites – Church Records- Digital Newspapers – Library Resources – Census – Military Records – Centennial Histories. For Beginners and Advanced. FREE Workshop sponsored by Eastern Nebraska Genealogical and Keene Memorial Library. More information will be available later.
Genealogy & Family History Day
Register to attend the 2nd annual FREE Genealogy and Family History Day. Learn about resources and processes to start the journey to find your diverse ancestors. Cultures featured include: Native American, African American, Germanic, Colonial & 19th Century American Genealogy.
May 18, 2016 – 8:30-4:30 Due to limited seating, preregistration is required All sessions will take place in Love Library South Auditorium Room 102. For more information see http://libraries.unl.edu/genealogy-family-history-day
Saturday, April 30, 2016, Admission is Free
Classes 8:15 am – 4 pm – Brown Bag Lunch Provided
12009 S. 84th Street, Papillion, NE 68046
For more information: http://www.facebook.com/familyhistoryfair
Area Presenters – Recorded Rootstech Sessions – Family History Consultants
Go to the Members Only section on this site for information about an upcoming ATG (All Things German) event!
Back by popular demand, John Colletta will be our speaker! His topics are:
- U.S. Passenger Arrival Records, 1820-1930s:
Sources and Strategies for Challenging Cases
- The 17,000,000 Stories of Ellis Island: What’s Fact?
- Our National Archives: The Astounding Institution and
How to Use It
- State Archives: What They Are and How to Use Them
Registering as early as possible really helps the Workshop Team in their planning, so get those registrations in as soon as you can! Flyer: GOGS 2016 Spring Workshop
Every third Saturday of the month from January to June
Mormon Trail Center
3215 State Street, Omaha
9:15 to noon (doors won't open until 9:00)
Please register at firstname.lastname@example.org or call Merrily at
402) 706-1453 The classes are free, we just need to know
how many handouts to make.
January 16, 2016 Class #1
Getting started or re-motivated: If you are just
starting out, have hit a brick wall, or waiting for
something to get you re-motivated, then maybe getting
back to the basics will help. Missed the class? Here
is the handout: 2016 class 1
February 20, 2016 - Class #2
Part 1: Vital records for the vital events of their
lives. Vital records are some of the best and most
essential records for a well documented family history.
Part II: Substitutes for vital records. Where to go
when vital records aren't available. Missed the class?
Here is the handout: Feb Class Handout VITAL RECORDS
March 19 - Class #3
Making sense of the census - Using U.S. & International
censuses to map a family's progress. Federal and state
censuses can fill in the gaps when vital records don't
exist, and show how your ancestors moved from place to
place. Missed the class? Here is your handout:
MAKING SENSE OF THE CENSUS
April 16 - Class #4
Part I: Familysearch.org and the Familysearch Family
Tree: becoming the world's go-to place for family history.
Learn how to use the vast materials of the LDS Family
Part II: Our favorite websites: We will go over some
of the websites that we use the most.
May 21 - Class #5 Hands on Genealogy Research in books
and film. This class will be held on the third floor at
the W. Dale Clark Library. 215 S. 15th Street. Learn
what is available in the downtown library. Not everything
is on the internet. We have almost 9,000 genealogy books
and lots of microfilm to do research in.
June 18 - Class #6 Hands on Computer Searching Techniques
The library's computer Lab to be determined later. We
will learn techniques on how to search for those elusive
To download a flyer: - 2016 GOGS Class flyer.
This can be done from home through Chronicling America! The index will go on our website (since we also have these newspapers on microfilm at the library). Contact Merrily at 402-706-1453 or email@example.com