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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October 15
9:00 am to 4:00 pm
GOGS Fall Conference
The GOGS Fall 2022 conference will feature Gena Philibert-Ortega, an author, researcher and instructor who focuses on genealogy, social, and women's studies. Her presentation is ...

October 19
6:30 pm to 8:30 pm
GOGS Member Meeting
The program for this meeting - 'How Much Can a Human Being Endure: Shell Shock in World War I' - will be presented by Russell ...

November 16
6:30 pm to 8:30 pm
GOGS Member Meeting
The program for this meeting - 'Pins and Needles: Adding Social Media to Your Repertoire' - will be presented by Tina Beaird.
Downtown Omaha in 1914 looking eastward from North 30th and Farnam Street