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.

General Meetings

2019 Meetings
 
January 28, 2019  - 10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Carmack Room Central Resource Library
9875 W. 87th St. Overland Park, KS
Death Doings: The Records when Someone Dies, Timothy Dollens, Daniel Boone Regional Library, Columbia, Missouri
 
 
February 23, 2019  - 10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Carmack Room Central Resource Library
9875 W. 87th St. Overland Park, KS
Immigration Records: More than Just Ship Passenger Arrival Lists, Elizabeth Burns, National Archives, Kanas City, Missouri
 
 
March 23, 2019  - 10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Carmack Room Central Resource Library
9875 W. 87th St. Overland Park, KS
Family Oral Histories, Cheryl Lang, Midwest Genealogy Center
 
 
April 20, 2019  - 10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Carmack Room Central Resource Library
9875 W. 87th St. Overland Park, KS
Researching Your German Ancestors A-Z, Iveta Blahutova, Midwest Genealogy Center Note: This is the 3rd Saturday of the Month
 
 
May 25, 2019  - 10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Carmack Room Central Resource Library
9875 W. 87th St. Overland Park, KS
Beyond the Draft: Researching Your Great War Ancestor, Danni Altman-Newell, Talking Box Genealogy, APG/Heartland Chapter
 
 
June 22, 2019  - 10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Carmack Room Central Resource Library
9875 W. 87th St. Overland Park, KS
Jewish Genealogy and Jewish Gen.com, Dick Rosenstock, Jewish Genea-logical Society of Greater Kansas City
 
 
July 27, 2019  - 10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Carmack Room Central Resource Library
9875 W. 87th St. Overland Park, KS
The History and Research of Orphans, Rick Praechter, Johnson County Genealogical Society
 
 
August 24, 2019  - 10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Carmack Room Central Resource Library
9875 W. 87th St. Overland Park, KS
Patent Case Files and Genealogy, Bob Beebe, Archivist, National Archives at Kansas City, MO
 
 
September 21, 2019  - 10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Carmack Room Central Resource Library
9875 W. 87th St. Overland Park, KS
Breaking through Your Genealogy Research Brick Walls, Char Mitts, Johnson County Genealogical Society Note: This is the 3rd Saturday of the Month
 
 
October 26, 2019 - Details TBA
JCGS Annual Seminar with Kathleen Brandt
 
 
November 23, 2019  - 10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Carmack Room Central Resource Library
9875 W. 87th St. Overland Park, KS
Postcards from the Past: Finding Clues to your Family History, Jeremy Druin, Special Collection Manager, Kansas City Public Library
 
 
December 2019  -  No meeting - Happy Holidays!
 
 
 
2018 Meetings
 
January 27, 2018  - 10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Carmack Room Central Resource Library
9875 W. 87th St. Overland Park, KS
Doran Cart, Senior Curator, National WW1 Museum - "Centennial of World War 1 and National World War 1 Museum and Memorial"
 
 
February 24, 2018  - 10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Carmack Room Central Resource Library
9875 W. 87th St. Overland Park, KS
Beth Foulk - American Civil War Genealogy.
 
 
March 24, 2018 - 10:00 am to 12:00 pm 
Carmack Room Central Resource Library
9875 W. 87th St. Overland Park, KS
Barbara McTygue Scanlon, Kansas City Irish Center - "Searching for those Elusive Irish Ancestors"
 
 
April 28, 2018 - 10:00 am to 12:00 pm 
Carmack Room Central Resource Library
9875 W. 87th St. Overland Park, KS
Lori Cox-Paul, Director of Archival Operations NARA Kansas City - "Introduction to Bureau of Indian Affairs Records and Native American Genealogy Research"
 
 
May 26, 2018 - 10:00 am to 12:00 pm 
Carmack Room Central Resource Library
9875 W. 87th St. Overland Park, KS
Pam Miller - "Using Historic Maps for Genealogy"
 
 
June 23, 2018 - 10:00 am to 12:00 pm 
Carmack Room Central Resource Library
9875 W. 87th St. Overland Park, KS
"Johnson County Library Resources for Genealogy and Local History"
 
 
July 28, 2018 - 10:00 am to 12:00 pm 
Carmack Room Central Resource Library
9875 W. 87th St. Overland Park, KS
Sheri Volpe, Midwest Genealogy Center - "Finding your Italian Ancestors: Italian Civil Registration Records"
 
 
August 25, 2018 - 10:00 am to 12:00 pm 
Carmack Room Central Resource Library
9875 W. 87th St. Overland Park, KS
Char Mitts - "Using FamilySearch for Genealogy"
 
 
September 22, 2018 - 10:00 am to 12:00 pm 
Carmack Room Central Resource Library
9875 W. 87th St. Overland Park, KS
Angela Fields - "DNA: Extra Tools for DNA Research"
 
 
October 27, 2018 - 8:15 am to 4:00 pm
Annual Seminar
Overland Park Convention Center
6000 College Blvd, Overland Park, KS 66211
Judy Russell - The Legal Genealogist
 
 
November 24, 2018 - 10:00 am to 12:00 pm 
Carmack Room Central Resource Library
9875 W. 87th St. Overland Park, KS
Show and Tell - Members share heirlooms and family treasures and the stories behind them.
 
 
December 2018 - No Meeting