General meetings of the Oklahoma Genealogical Society are held
on the first Monday of each month in the Chesapeake Event Center,
Oklahoma History Center, 800 Nazih Zuhdi Drive, Oklahoma City.
The building is located at the northeast corner of the Oklahoma State Capitol Complex.
[click here for a printable map & directions]
Monthly programs are free for members and non-members alike, but we encourage you to join! Your membership dues and donations help us to provide more and better resources for the genealogical community of Oklahoma. See the Membership section on this website.
In case of conflict with a federal or state holiday, the meetings will be held on the second Monday evening of each month.
Experienced researchers will be available before the meeting at 5 p.m. to answer research questions. The OGS meetings begin at 6:00 p.m. and finish at 7:45 p.m. The Oklahoma History Research Library is also open until 7:45 p.m. on the evenings when OGS meets.
November 7, 2016
December 5, 2016 Monday 6:00 pm OGS General Meeting
Unlocking the Treasures in the National Archives
Speaker: Billie Fogarty, M. ED.
January 9, 2017 Monday 6:00 pm OGS General Meeting
OK2 Explore-Birth/Death Records of OK
Speaker: Kelly Baker, MPH Vital Records State Registrar
February 6, 2017 Monday 6:00 pm OGS General Meeting
New OGS Tools for Your Genealogy Experience
Speaker: Team OGS
March 6, 2017 Monday 6:00 pm OGS General Meeting
Researching Ancestors Who Were Institutionalized Due to Illness or Disability
Speaker: Erin Taylor, PhD
April 3, 2017 Monday 6:00 pm OGS General Meeting
Public Land System
Speaker: Billie Fogarty, M.ED.
May 1, 2017 Monday 6:00 pm OGS General Meeting
Voyage of the Damned
Speaker: Phil Goldfarb
June 5, 2017 Monday 6:00 pm OGS General Meeting
Gone to the Grave: American Burial Habits and Cemetery Research
Speaker: Abby Burnett
Directions to the Oklahoma History Center located at the northeast corner of the state capitol complex at N.E. 23rd and N. Lincoln Blvd.
From N.E. 23rd Street:
Turn north from 23rd Street at the first street east of the capitol
From North Lincoln Boulevard:
Turn east at the stop light at N.E. 28th and Lincoln, then south on Lindsay to the Oklahoma History Center parking lot.