Monday, 6:00pm, February 3, 2020

Andre' Head
 
"African-American Soldiers"

Speaker:     Andre' Head,  Founder & CEO of the Coltrane Group, President, Black Genealogy Research Group (BGRG), and Oklahoma Genealogical Society board member. Learn much more about Andre' here.

Meetings start at 6:00 pm in the Chesapeake Room of the Oklahoma History Center, 800 Nazih Zuhdi Drive, Oklahoma City (across from the State Capitol–see map)

Monthly programs are free for members and non-members alike, but we encourage you to join!  Your membership dues help us to provide more and better resources for the genealogical community of Oklahoma.

Our 65th OGS Anniversary door prize for the February monthly meeting has been contributed by The Chickasaw Nation, Office of the Governor, chickasaw.net. This basket is a wonderful assortment of Bedré Chocolates. Please obtain your door prize ticket at check-in to be included in the drawing held promptly at 6:00 p.m.

 


A Class for February 2020

“Proving My Rev War S.C. Patriot with 2016 Mississippi Research”
Saturday, February 22, 2020 – 2:00-3:30 pm CST
 
Presented by Kathy Honea
 
Unfolding the family legend of our Rev. War  S.C. Drummer Boy; by way of Mississippi in 2016 while using alternatives for  missing lineage records - and experiencing more than a few twists & turns to the story along the way to DAR membership!
 
 

2020 OGS Spring Seminar

Oklahoma Genealogical Society Spring Seminar celebrates
The 400th Anniversary of
the Mayflower 1620-2020
 
Saturday, March 14, 2020
10 am – 4:30 pm
Oklahoma History Center
800 Nazih Zuhdi Drive
Oklahoma City, OK
 
with
 
DAVID ALLEN LAMBERT
David Allen Lambert is the Chief Genealogist for the New England Historic Genealogical Society in Boston, Mass. (www.AmericanAncestors.org) having served on the staff since 1993. David is an internationally recognized speaker and author on genealogical, military history and New England topics. He has also written three editions A Guide to Massachusetts Cemeteries (NEHGS, 2018).  He authored the NGS Research in the States Series for Massachusetts. David is the State Historian of the Mass. SAR.  His genealogical expertise includes New England and Atlantic Canadian records of the 17th through 21st century; British Isles research; military records; DNA research; and Native American and African American genealogical research in New England.   Lambert has published many articles in the New England Historical and Genealogical Register; New Hampshire Genealogical Record; Rhode Island Roots; The Mayflower Descendant; and American Ancestors magazine.  David has appeared on numerous radio and television shows, including the PBS-TV show History Detectives and hosted a local public access television talk show devoted to capturing the stories of the U.S. Military veterans of his hometown of Stoughton, Massachusetts. David is the current State Historian for the Massachusetts Sons of the American Revolution. David is an elected Fellow of the Massachusetts Historical Society in Boston, Mass.; Registrar of the Massachusetts Sons of the Revolution; and life member of the New Hampshire Society of the Cincinnati.   He serves as the tribal genealogist for the Massachuset-Punkapoag Indians of Massachusetts for over twenty years.
 
His topics will include:  Mayflower Sources, Resources for the New England Great Migration 1620-1640. Understanding New England Town and Vital Records, Using New England Court Records, and Mayflower Discoveries Using DNA.
 
 

A Class for May 2020

“Indian Territory's Involvement in the Civil War”
 
Saturday, May 2, 2020 – 2:00-3:30 pm CST
 
A Living History Presentation by Mike Sheriff
 
This will be a living history presentation by Mike Sheriff, an avid historian, an OHC docent; and presenter of multiple living history characters to thousands of people, both children and adults across Oklahoma.
 
 

First Families of the Twin Territories (FFTT)

Oklahoma and Indian Territories 

A Project of the
Oklahoma Genealogical Society

An Invitation to the Descendants
of the Early Settlers of Oklahoma
(prior to November 16th, 1907)

Are you eligible to become a member?
Read more about it here...

An Invitation for Settlers & Builders of Oklahoma

The Settlers and Builders of Oklahoma, under the jurisdiction of the Oklahoma Genealogical Society, was founded to recognize, honor, and perpetuate the memory of the residents that helped build the new State of Oklahoma from statehood, 16 Nov 1907 through 31 Dec 1929. Note: Anyone that resided in the Twin Territories prior to statehood is also eligible for the OGS First Families of the Twin Territories Lifetime Membership. You can nominate anyone you believe should be honored for their contribution(s) to the settling and/or building of Oklahoma.  Get more information here.


 
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February 3
OGS General Meeting
Andre’ Head will present “African-American Soldiers”
February 8
Computer SIG
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March 2
OGS General Meeting
An Evening with Bill Welge-Topic TBD
March 14
2020 OGS Spring Seminar
David Allen Lambert will present "The 400th Anniversary of the Mayflower 1620-2020".
March 14
Computer SIG
This meeting will be cancelled because of the OGS Spring Seminar that is scheduled at the OK History Center on the same day. The next meeting will be the Saturday, April 11.  That meeting will ...