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.
June 5, 2017 Monday 6:00 pm OGS General Meeting
Gone to the Grave: American Burial Habits and Cemetery Research
Speaker: Abby Burnett
July 11, 2017 Tuesday 6:00 pm OGS General Meeting
Researching a Library
Speaker: Laura Martin
August 4-5, 2017 Friday & Saturday
The Summer Sizzler
A jointly sponsered workshop by the Oklahoma Genealogical Society and the Oklahoma History Center Research Library
August 7, 2017 Monday 6:00 pm OGS General Meeting
Why Can't I Find My Ancestors
Speaker: Mahlon Erickson
September 11, 2017 Monday 6:00 pm OGS General Meeting
Modernization of Cemetery Maps
Speaker: Dr. Greg Plumb
October 2, 2017 Monday 6:00 pm OGS General Meeting
Speaker: John Dwyer
November 6, 2017 Monday 6:00 pm OGS General Meeting
Women City Directories
Speaker: La Nell Shores
December 4, 2017 Monday 6:00 pm OGS General Meeting
Coming to America-Finding My Ancestor
Speaker: Billie Fogarty, M.Ed.
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.