Johnson County Genealogical Society
Johnson County
Genealogical Society
and Library, Inc.
2 children 1890s
Preserving KANSAS genealogy and its rich history at the crossroads of the Santa Fe, California and Oregon trails.

Celebrating 50 Years !

JCGS was established in 1972, so this year we will be looking back at some memorable events and members.
Stay tuned!

Returning Home !

After a year-long remodeling project, the Johnson County Central Resource Library (CRL) is planning a festive re-opening on Tuesday, February 22.  And JCGS members are looking forward to re-opening the Genealogy Deck at CRL in March.

February 26 General Meeting

Our next 2022 general meeting & program will be
Saturday February 26 at 10 a.m.    
Heather Jenkins will be our presenter.  Her topic will be
 The 1950 U.S. Census - The Wait Is Almost Over

Upcoming Events

We have a wide variety of events happening every month at JCGS. 
From Monthly Meetings to Special Interest Groups to Genealogy Treehouse Chats, we're sure you'll find something that may be of interest to you. 


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Need One-on-One Help?

Note: Regularly scheduled in-library Genealogy Desk help hours are not currently available due to Covid-19.  However, we are continuing to offer one-on-one help via Zoom.  Please use the links below if you would like to sign-up for an online help session.  
Note: no one-on-one sessions will be held December 2021.
JCGS volunteers are available Monday - Saturday from 9-5 at the Genealogy Desk at the Johnson County Central Resource Library for general questions.  For those looking for a little extra help with either Basic Genealogy or DNA & Genetic Genealogy we also offer free one-on-one sessions that can be booked in advance.
If you would like to sign up for an appointment please use the appropriate button below to view the available appointment times and make a reservation.  If you would prefer to not use SignUpGenius, you may also email with your requested date and time.
Basic Genealogy sessions are available most Tuesday mornings. This is not for brick wall or advanced research help.
DNA & Genetic Genealogy sessions are available most Friday mornings.


Using Amazon Smile to Benefit JCGS

Amazon Smile BannerWe are unveiling a great new idea for JCGS. With no extra effoert at all you can now have AMAZON
donate money to our society.
We have created a tech tip for you to follow in order to set this up. No gimmicks, just free money for us. It's like picking up loose change. It works exactly like your regular Amazon account but you must log in at Go to the tech tip area found under members here to view the directions.



Upcoming Events
Family Tree Maker
Tuesday, Jan. 25th
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Online via Zoom
Thursday, Jan. 27th
1:00 pm to 2:30 pm
In-person @ Lenexa Library Conference Room 2
Roots Magic Group
Saturday, Feb. 5th
10:00 am to 11:30 am
Online via Zoom

Mailing List
If you are a current member or are joining JCGS you will automatically receive the email notices and do not have to sign up here. This sign up is for visitors to our website.
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Need Help?
You may contact us at any time for help using the website.
JCGS web team