Greater Omaha Genealogical Society

Welcome to the Greater Omaha Genealogical Society!

Thank you for visiting the Greater Omaha Genealogical Society (GOGS) website as part of your genealogy adventure! Our Society is based in Omaha, Nebraska, and is dedicated to assisting genealogists of all levels in achieving their goals, no matter how much or how little is known about one's ancestors. We invite you to become a member, which has its own privileges in resources and other research helps.Our purpose is to:
Unite persons interested in the pursuit and study of genealogy and family history,
Encourage the preservation of public and private records,
Encourage the use of sound genealogical practices, and
Promote programs of education for further growth and development in these fields.
On this page we will also show announcements of events, including meetings and conferences, and others of importance to genealogists.

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January 18
6:30 pm
GOGS Member Meeting: An Introduction to Chinese Genealogy in the United States
Chinese Americans have a history in this country from even before the Gold Rush of 1849. Come learn about their history and the documents ...

February 15
6:30 pm
GOGS Member Meeting: Women at Sea
During the 19th century, over forty sea captains' wives from the small community of Duxbury, Massachusetts, traveled aboard ships with their husbands, often with their ...

March 15
6:30 pm
Maine Quilts: Community and Comfort
Presented by award-winning author, Laurie LaBar, Chief Curator of History and Decorative Arts at the Maine State Museum. For over 200 years, Maine women kept ...
Downtown Omaha in 1914 looking eastward from North 30th and Farnam Street