Mission / Purpose

The Oklahoma Genealogical Society was established and incorporated as a nonprofit educational organization under the laws of the state of Oklahoma in 1955.
It was created to bring together interested persons for discussion and exchange of information, to study research methodology, to issue publications, to collect and preserve data and to assist members with their genealogical research and writing.

Operating Year: July 2024 - June 2025

Executive Officers
President: James E. Ike
Vice-President: Vacant
Recording Secretary: Pam R Bell
Corresponding Secretary: La Nell La Nell Shores
Treasurer: Paul Pendleton Woods
Assistant Treasurer: James L. Crow, Jr.
Board of Directors (2021-2024)
Settlers & Builders: Nancy Ann Calhoun
Exchange Coordinator: James L. Crow, Jr.
Monthly Programs/Education: Vacant
Membership: Vacant
Board of Directors (2022-2025)
Historian/Social Media: Pam R Bell
Special Projects: Ivan D. Crowdis
Newsletter Editor: Ms. Sherry Maynor
Sales & Marketing: Michael Shores
Gen Societies Liaison: Ms. Kati Linn Cain
Volunteer Coordinator: Vacant
Board of Directors (2023-2026)
First Families: Vacant
Technology: James E. Ike
Grants: Ruth Ann Johnson
Library/Acquisitions: La Nell La Nell Shores
Webmaster: Walter Stoyanoski
Web Team: Paul Pendleton Woods

Monthly Meetings

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.
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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 meeting will be held on the second Monday evening of the 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.