Saturday, January 12, 2013

Nebraska Genealogy Events 2013

Once again, Nebraska groups and societies have shown their commitment to quality programming and events for genealogists. Here is my latest composite list. I can always add more events from other local genealogy and historical societies, so please email me your information! The events calendar is also always easily accessible from the Genealogy Events in Nebraska tab in the menu above.

Hope to see many of you around the state this year!

Date & Location
Description
January 7 – 18, 2013
M-F 8-4
Sat 10-5
Sun 1-5
Nebraska State Capitol
1445 K St
Lincoln
Journey Stories – traveling exhibit from the Smithsonian Institution


January 13, 2013
2:00 – 4:00 p.m.
Walt Branch Library
6701 S. 14th St.
Lincoln, NE
LLCGS – Lincoln-Lancaster County Genealogical Society
Microsoft Word for Genealogists
Presented by Phyllis Ericson


January 13, 2013
5:30 p.m.
St. Andrews Lutheran Church
1015 Lancaster Lane
Lincoln, NE
German American Heritage Society of Lincoln
Potluck meal at 5:30 p.m.
Program at 7:00 p.m.


January 16-23, 2013
6:30 – 8:30 p.m.
Wednesday evenings
Southeast Community College Continuing Education Center
301 S. 68th St Place
Lincoln, NE
Beginning Genealogy: Where to Start with Your Family History
Instructors: Marcia Stewart, Cynthia Monroe
$49


January 16, 2013
2:00 – 4:00 p.m.
Great Room
Chatelaine
6201 Normal Blvd
Lincoln, NE
LLCGS – Lincoln-Lancaster County Genealogical Society
Discussion group facilitated by Lila Garner


January 16, 2013
7:00 p.m.
Nebraska Methodist College
87th and Burt
Omaha, NE
GOGS – Greater Omaha Genealogical Society
Monthly Meeting: Sons of Norway


January 15 – Feb 6, 2013
Wednesday evenings
7:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Lefler Middle School
1100 S 48th St
Lincoln, NE
History of Lincoln, Part 1
Presented by Jim McKee
$39


January 17 – Feb 7, 2013
Thursday evenings
7:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Lefler Middle School
1100 S 48th St
Lincoln, NE
Lincoln’s Suburbs: University Place, Bethany, College View, Havelock, West Lincoln, Yankee Hill and Normal
Presented by Jim McKee
$39


January 19, 2013
9:15 a.m. – Noon
Mormon Trail Center
3215 State St
Omaha, NE
GOGS – Greater Omaha Genealogical Society
Tell Me About My Family – Getting Started with Family History.


January 20, 2013
2:00 – 4:00 p.m.
Walt Branch Library
6701 S. 14th St
Lincoln, NE
LLCGS – Lincoln-Lancaster County Genealogical Society
DNA Genealogy Interest Group – comparison of three autosomal DNA results for the same person.
Facilitated by Tom McFarland


January 27, 2013
2:00 – 4:00 p.m.
Walt Branch Library
6701 S. 14th St
Lincoln, NE
LLCGS – Lincoln-Lancaster County Genealogical Society
Help Session for new and experienced genealogists


February 1, 2013
7:00 p.m.
LDS Family History Center
11027 Martha St
Omaha, NE
GO-PAF Meeting
Program to be announced


February 3, 2013
2:00 – 4:00 p.m.
Walt Branch Library
6701 S. 14th St
Lincoln, NE
LLCGS – Lincoln-Lancaster County Genealogical Society
Technology Interest Group
Turn Your Tablet Into a Lean, Mean Genealogy Machine
Presented by Susan Petersen


February 9, 16, 23, 2013
10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
Home Economics Building
Univ of Nebraska
1650 N. 35th St
Lincoln, NE
Sponsored by Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI)
$15 for OLLI member


February 10, 2013
1:30 – 4:30 p.m.
Walt Branch Library
6701 S. 14th St
Lincoln, NE
LLCGS – Lincoln-Lancaster County Genealogical Society
Genealogy and One Book One Lincoln: Destiny of the Republic
Topics: Making Sense of the Census, Database, Historic Maps, Timelines and Newspapers, Civil War Resources
2:30 – 4:00: Personal research with a genealogist


February 10, 2013
2:00 – 4:00 p.m.
Walt Branch Library
6701 S. 14th St
Lincoln, NE
LLCGS – Lincoln-Lancaster County Genealogical Society
Help Session for new and experienced genealogists


February 12, 2013
7:15 p.m.
Eastridge Presbyterian Church
1135 Eastridge Dr
Lincoln, NE
LLCGS – Lincoln-Lancaster County Genealogical Society Monthly Program
What will happen to your genealogy research when you can no longer take care of it. Information and suggestions and steps to take to preserve your family history.
Presented by Loel Brooks, Lincoln attorney



February 13 – March 6, 2013
Wednesday evenings
7:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Lefler Middle School
1100 S 48th St
Lincoln, N
History of Lincoln, Part 2
Presented by Jim McKee
$39


February 14, 2013
6:30 p.m.
Unadilla Community Library
Unadilla, NE
Otoe County Genealogical Society
U.S. Land Records and the Homestead Act of 1862
Presented by Blake Bell, Homestead National Monument of America


February 16, 2013
9:15 a.m. – Noon
Mormon Trail Center
3215 State St
Omaha, NE
GOGS – Greater Omaha Genealogical Society
Part I: Vital Records of Their Lives – Birth, Marriage and Death Records; Part II: Substitutes for Vital Records


February 17, 2013
1:30 – 4:30 p.m.
Eiseley Branch Library
1530 Superior St
Lincoln, NE
LLCGS – Lincoln-Lancaster County Genealogical Society
Genealogy and One Book One Lincoln: Destiny of the Republic
Topics: Making Sense of the Census, Database, Historic Maps, Timelines and Newspapers, Civil War Resources
2:30 – 4:00: Personal research with a genealogist


February 17, 2013
2:00 – 4:00 p.m.
Walt Branch Library
6701 S. 14th St
Lincoln, NE
LLCGS – Lincoln-Lancaster County Genealogical Society
Help Session for new and experienced genealogists


February 20, 2013
7:00 p.m.
Nebraska Methodist College
87th and Burt
Omaha, NE
GOGS – Greater Omaha Genealogical Society
Monthly Meeting:
Searching the Omaha Library catalog
Presented by Martha Grenzeback


February 24, 2013
1:30 – 4:30 p.m.
South Branch Library
27th and South Streets
Lincoln, Ne
LLCGS – Lincoln-Lancaster County Genealogical Society
Genealogy and One Book One Lincoln: Destiny of the Republic
Topics: Making Sense of the Census, Database, Historic Maps, Timelines and Newspapers, Civil War Resources
2:30 – 4:00: Personal research with a genealogist


February 27- March 6, 2013
6:30 – 8:30 p.m.
Wednesday evenings
Southeast Community College Continuing Education Center
301 S. 68th St Place
Lincoln, NE
Intermediate Genealogy: Research Your Family Tree
Instructors: Marcia Stewart, Cynthia Monroe
$29


March 1, 2013
7:00 p.m.
LDS Family History Center
11027 Martha St
Omaha, NE
GO-PAF meeting
Program to be announced


March 10, 2013
2:00 – 4:00 p.m.
Walt Branch Library
6701 S. 14th st
Lincoln, Ne
LLCGS – Lincoln-Lancaster County Genealogical Society
Display Your Family Tree with Charts and Posters
Presented by Phyllis Ericson


March 12, 2013
7:15 p.m.
Eastridge Presbyterian Church
1135 Eastridge Dr
Lincoln, NE
LLCGS – Lincoln-Lancaster County Genealogical Society
Monthly Program
Hiring a Professional Genealogist


March 16, 2013
9:15 a.m. – Noon
Mormon Trail Center
3215 State St
Omaha, NE
GOGS – Greater Omaha Genealogical Society
Making Sense of the Census – Using U.S. and International Censuses


March 20, 2013
7:00 p.m.
Nebraska Methodist College
87th and Burt Sts
Omaha, NE
GOGS – Greater Omaha Genealogical Society
Monthly program to be announced


April 5, 2013
7:00 p.m.
LDS Family History Center
11027 Martha St
Omaha, NE
GO-PAF meeting
Program to be announced


April 9, 2013
7:15 p.m.
Eastridge Presbyterian Church
1135 Eastridge Dr
Lincoln, NE
LLCGS – Lincoln-Lancaster County Genealogical Society
Monthly Program:
Census Substitutes: Tax Records and City Directories


April 13, 2013
9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Nebraska Community Blood Bank
100 N. 84th St
Lincoln, NE
LLCGS – Lincoln-Lancaster County Genealogical Society
Part 1 of 2
Putting the Pieces Together genealogy workshop
Presented by Phyllis Ericson
Fee


April 13, 2013
9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Nebraska Community Blood Bank
100 N. 84th St
Lincoln, NE
LLCGS – Lincoln-Lancaster County Genealogical Society
Part 2 of 2
Putting the Pieces Together genealogy workshop
Presented by Phyllis Ericson
Fee


April 17, 2013
7:00 p.m.
Nebraska Methodist College
87th and Burt
Omaha, NE
GOGS – Greater Omaha Genealogical Society
Monthly program to be announced


April 20, 2013
9:15 a.m. – Noon
Mormon Trail Center
3215 State St
Omaha, NE
GOGS – Greater Omaha Genealogical Society
Part I: Searching the World’s Records – using Family History centers; Part II: The Name Game – Learn Tips to Help with Your Family History Search

April 27, 2013
Nebraska Methodist College
720 N. 87th st
Omaha, NE
GOGS – Greater Omaha Genealogical Society
Spring Conference: Paul Milner, Irish Research
Registration fee to be announced


May 3-4, 2013
Midtown Holiday Inn
2503 S Locust Ave
Grand Island, NE
Featuring Beth Foulk
Registration fee to be announced


May 3, 2012
LDS Family History Center
11027 Martha St
Omaha, NE
GO-PAF meeting
Program to be announced


May 14, 2013
7:15 p.m.
Eastridge Presbyterian Church
1135 Eastridge Dr
Lincoln, NE
LLCGS – Lincoln-Lancaster County Genealogical Society
Monthly Program
Regional Libraries as Genealogical Resources
Resources from: Lincoln Public Libraries, LLCGS Library, Germans from Russian Library, Nebraska State Historical Library, LDS Family Search Library, Nebraska Library Commission, UNL Libraries, Nebraska State Genealogical Society collection in Beatrice


May 15, 2013
7:00 p.m.
Nebraska Methodist College
87th and Burt
Omaha, NE
GOGS – Greater Omaha Genealogical Society
Monthly program to be announced


May 18, 2013
9:15 a.m. – Noon
Mormon Trail Center
3215 State St
Omaha, NE
GOGS – Greater Omaha Genealogical Society
Part I: Where’s the Dirt? Overview of Land Records
Part II: What’s Black and White and Read All Over: Newspaper research


June 2, 2013
2:00 – 4:00 p.m.
Walt Branch Library
6701 S. 14th St
Lincoln, NE
LLCGS – Lincoln-Lancaster County Genealogical Society
4-H Activities and Exhibits Related to Genealogy and Photography


June 7, 2013
LDS Family History Center
11027 Martha St
Omaha, NE
GO-PAF Meeting
Program to be announced


June 9, 2013
2:00 – 4:00 p.m.
Walt Branch Library
6701 S. 14th St
Lincoln, NE
LLCGS – Lincoln-Lancaster County Genealogical Society
Earning a Boy Scout Genealogy Badge


June 11, 2013
7:15 p.m.
Eastridge Presbyterian Church
1135 Eastridge Dr
Lincoln, NE
LLCGS – Lincoln-Lancaster County Genealogical Society
Monthly Program
Finding Your Ancestor’s European Origin
Presented by Phyllis Ericson


June 15, 2013
9:15 a.m. – Noon
Mormon Trail Center
3215 State St
Omaha, NE
GOGS – Greater Omaha Genealogical Society
Part I: Genealogy Problem Solving
Part II: Internet Genealogy


June 19, 2013
7:00 p.m.
Nebraska Methodist College
87th and Burt
Omaha, NE
GOGS – Greater Omaha Genealogical Society
Monthly program to be announced


June 30, 2013
2:00 – 4:00 p.m.
Walt Branch Library
6701 S. 14th St
Lincoln, NE
LLCGS – Lincoln-Lancaster County Genealogical Society
Earning Girl Scout Badges Related to Family History


July 9, 2013
7:15 p.m.
Eastridge Presbyterian Church
1135 Eastridge Dr
Lincoln, NE
LLCGS – Lincoln-Lancaster County Genealogical Society
Monthly Program
Creating Useful Ancestor Timelines
Presented by Phyllis Ericson and Susan Petersen


July 12-13, 2013
Homestead National Monument of America
Beatrice, Ne
Land Records and Genealogy Symposium
Details TBA
fee


July 20, 2013
11:00 a.m.
W Dale Clark Library
215 S 15th St
Omaha, NE
Omaha Public Library summer reading program
My Ancestor Was an Axe Murderer – dealing with skeletons in your ancestor’s closet
Presented by Susan Petersen


August 13, 2013
7:15 p.m.
Eastridge Presbyterian Church
1135 Eastridge Dr
Lincoln, NE
LLCGS – Lincoln-Lancaster County Genealogical Society
Monthly Program
Ghost Towns of Families Past
Presented by Bob Hanna


September 6-7,2013
Holiday Inn Convention Center
110 S. Second Ave
Kearney, NE 68848




Information is based on each organization’s online information. Information and classes subject to change without notice. Email additions or corrections to me.
List compiled and maintained by Susan Petersen, LongLostRelatives.net. To add or update your listing, please email me sooznebr@gmail.com

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