Next NPGS Meeting

NPGS Does not have business meetings during the months of June, July and August.

When: Wednesday, July 19, 2017 at 6:00 pm – Summer Picnic (inside)

Where: Lincoln County Historical Museum – Enter through village side door

Program: It’s our Summer Get-Together Picnic. Please bring some type of dish to share and your table service.  

Next Meeting: Wednesday, September 6, 2017 at 7:00 pm

2017 NPGS Meetings & Programs


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2016 Meetings & Programs Schedule

2016 NPGS Meetings & Programs Brochure

Study Group
6:30 pm
NP Public Library


Wed January 13, 2016 How to REALLY Use Ancestry
Tues February 2, 2016 Everything about the Census
Wed March 9, 2016 Billy Yannk & Johnny Reb (Civil War)
Wed April 6, 2016 Evaluating Genealogical Evidence
Tues May 10, 2016 The Census Between
June – July – August 2016 NO Study Group
Tues September 13, 2016 Land, Laws and Genealogy
Wed October 5, 2016 Records of the Revolutionary War
Wed November 2, 2016 Faith of our Ancestors (Church Records)
December 2016 NO Study Group
NPGS Meeting
7:00 pm
NP Public Library


Wed January 20, 2016 Moments in Genealogy
Wed February 17, 2016 Using HeritageQuest Online
Wed March 16, 2016 New England Research – Gloria Presnall
Wed April 20, 2016 Gravestones Have Stories to Tell – Cheri Hopkins
Wed May 18, 2016 Japanese Emigrants in Nebraska – Steve Kay
June – July – August 2016 NO Meeting | Picnic in July TBA
Wed September 21, 2016 Learning about FamilySearch
Wed October 19, 2016 We have Books and We have Film
Wed November 16, 2016 Social Media for Genealogists
December 2016 NO Meeting | Holiday Brunch – TBA
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Genealogy Learning Class

sponsored by
North Platte Genealogical Society

presented by
Ruby Coleman, President, Nebraska State Genealogical Society

Wednesday, February 25, 2015
5:30 – 6:30 pm: In the Beginning…Your Family Tree
7:00 – 8:00 pm: Internet for Genealogists

North Platte Public Library (120 W 4th ST) – Meeting Room

Cost: $20.00 per person includes syllabus, drawing and handouts

Limited space available. Please pre-register by calling 308-534-1940.

The classes are for beginners or people who have been doing genealogy for a while. Learn about how to locate genealogical information, and in particular what is available on Internet. Take the plunge and learn how to find your ancestors.

Bring a sack lunch/snack, if desired. Coffee and water will be provided.

WIFI available. Bring your laptop or tablet.

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2015 NPGS Presentation Schedule

January 21: State Genealogy information (Ruby Coleman)
February 18: Society member’s brick walls (all members sharing)
March 18: Common Mistakes in Genealogy (Georgia Nelms)
April 15: Synchronizing Family Tree Maker with (video – Christa Cowan)
May 20: Proving or Disproving Who Your Ancestor May Be (Linda Nelms)
June through August: no meetings (picnic TBA)
September 16: Personal Research (Leonard Spencer)
October 21: Personal Research (volunteer needed)
November 18: Personal Research (volunteer needed)
December: no meeting (party TBA)

We are looking for volunteers to present their personal genealogy journey and/or some other topic of interest to our society!

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