Sunday, April 1, 2012

Nebraska Genealogy Events - April 2012



It may be April Fool's Day, but it's no joke that there is no shortage of genealogy events to choose from in Nebraska. With Spring here and Summer on the way, it is definitely genealogy conference season.

Highlights for April include the Greater Omaha Genealogical Society's spring conference featuring Roger Minert on April 28, 2012 in Omaha. Also on April 28 is a workshop on Gravestone Symbolism with Beth Santore in Lincoln. Links to these events appear below. 

Coming up on May 4 - 5 is the annual conference of the Nebraska State Genealogical Society. This year's event will be at the Midtown Holiday Inn in Grand Island. Featured speaker is Laura Prescott.
Hank Z. Jones, Jr.
LLCGS Fall Conference speaker
October 12 - 13, 2012
Lincoln, Nebraska


While you're at it, be sure to mark your calendar for the fall conference of the Lincoln-Lancaster County Genealogical Society which features Hank Z. Jones. Jr. This will be October 12 - 13, 2012 in Lincoln.

Be sure to check the Calendar of Events for other activities for 2012. If you have an event to add to the list, please email me.



Date & Location
Description


April 5, 2012
8:30 p.m.
Family History Library
3000 Old Cheney Road
Lincoln, NE
Migration


April 5, 2012
1:00 p.m.
St Paul United Methodist Church
12th and M Sts
Lincoln, NE
First Thursday discussion group. Contact Bob Houser for more information.


April 6, 2012
7:00 p.m.
LDS Family History Center
11027 Martha St
Omaha, NE
GO-PAF Meeting
Program to be announced


April 10, 2012
7:15 p.m.
Dick Administration Building
Union College
3800 S. 48th St
Lincoln, NE
Lincoln Lancaster County Genealogical Society monthly program
Tracing Custer’s Men: Finding Michael Madden and Other Survivors of the Battle of the Little Bighorn
Presented by Douglas Scott


April 12, 2012
8:30 p.m.
Family History Library
3000 Old Cheney Road
Lincoln, NE
Census Records – special emphasis on 1940 US Census


April 12, 2012
6:30 – 8:30 p.m.
Southeast Community College Education Center
Room 407
301 S. 68th St Place
Lincoln, NE
Hands On Genealogical Internet Tour of Research Sites
Instructor: Marcia Stewart


April 15, 2012
2:00 – 4:00 p.m.
Walt Branch Library
6701 S. 14th St
Lincoln, NE
Using Scanners as Genealogical Tools
Presented by Michael Meyer
Information and hands-on practice with portable scanners. For more information contact Judi Cook.


April 18, 2012
7:00 p.m.
Crown Pointe Retirement Center
2820 S. 80th St
Omaha, NE
Greater Omaha Genealogical Society meeting: DNA – Dr. Bruce Buehler


April 19, 2012
8:30 p.m.
Family History Library
3000 Old Cheney Road
Lincoln, NE
German Records


April 21, 2012
9:00 a.m. – Noon
Mormon Trail Center
3215 State St
Omaha, NE
Greater Omaha Genealogical Society free class: Searching the World’s Records Without Leaving Omaha


April 26, 2012
8:30 p.m.
Family History Library
3000 Old Cheney Road
Lincoln, NE
Czech Republic Records


April 28, 2012
Sponsored by Southeast Community College
Lincoln, Nebraska
Lecture by Beth Santore of Grave Addiction; $40 fee includes continental breakfast, lecture, materials and tour of Wyuka Cemetery.


April 28, 2012
All day
Omaha, NE
Greater Omaha Genealogical Society Spring Conference; Featured speaker: Roger P. Minert
Topics: Researching Your German Ancestors, Form and Content in German Church Records, Introduction to German Phonetics as it Applies to the Spelling of Personal Names, German Social Status and Life Style, 1500 – 1800.


May 4, 2012
7:00 p.m.
LDS Family History Center
11027 Martha St
Omaha, NE
GO-PAF Meeting
Program to be announced


May 5-6, 2012
Mid-Town Holiday Inn
2503 S. Locust
Grand Island, NE
Speakers: Laura Prescott, Susan Nordstrum, Catherine Renschler, Gary “Mitch” Zabokrtsky
$85 for both days; $50 for one day.



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