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Viking Gen – June 28 – -Abraham’s Library

If you have Scandinavian ancestors (Norway, Sweden, Finland, Iceland, Denmark), come join our group. Get to know other people who are researching in your area. We will be deciding on the direction of our group, research days and speakers to have. We may break down into smaller research groups to do research together.

If you are a beginner, you can learn how to do research and if you are an experienced researcher please come and share your research strategies with the beginners. Research strategies for all of these countries is somewhat similar so you will be able to get hints from each one. Don’t be closed minded.

Wednesday, June 28, Abraham’s Library 7:00 pm to 8:45 pm, the conference room to the right. Please register with Merrily at or call (402) 706-1453, so that we will have enough handouts.

Conquering Genealogical ADD – Sat. Jul 1

Saturday, July 1, 10:00 am
Swanson Branch Library, 90th & Dodge

How do you keep your family history research focused and organized? Does your research feel like a pinball game? Are you constantly distracted, chasing those bright shiny objects but never really accomplishing much?   Martha Grenzeback, Genealogy Librarian at Omaha Public Library, will suggest some ways to establish a solid research plan, keep track of where you have been and where you are going, and bring order to your paper and digital files.

Registration required. Call 402-444-4852 or register online at

Meeting June 21. Back at Josie Harper

Our regular membership meeting will now be back at the Nebraska Methodist Nursing College  (The Josie Harper building) 87th and Burt.  We will still be meeting at 6:30.  The program will be Tom Lynch talking about the 100th anniversary of Boystown.

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 – July 5, 2017

July 5, 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 #6 June 17, 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 #6 will be held at the W. Dale Clark Library in the Genealogy room on the third floor.  We will be downstairs in the computer lab.  Class time is 10:00 to 12:30.  Park in the Parking garage northwest of the library.