GENEALOGY

Monday, March 6, 2017

  • Genealogy Workshop
    Library Center
    7 p.m. in the auditorium for adults.
    Dr. Abraham Gonce: Murder & Intrigue. Learn about the "Infamous Dr. Gonce," one of the most complicated characters in Stone, Christian and Taney County history, from "The Old Record Collector" Wayne Glenn. The supposed "doctor" spent time in prison for bigamy and murder. Sponsored by Ozarks Genealogical Society.

Wednesday, March 15, 2017

  • Genealogy Workshop
    Library Center
    9:30-11 a.m. in the auditorium for adults.
    Genealogy Resources at the Library Center. Local History and Genealogy Department staff members Ben Divin and Patti Hobbs, Certified Genealogist, will talk about the resources available for genealogy research including two current digitization projects, Dr. William K. Hall's "Index to Items of Genealogical Interest" and "From the Darkroom: Springfield’s Historic Newspaper Photographs." Sponsored by Ozarks Genealogical Society.

Monday, April 3, 2017

  • Genealogy Workshop
    Library Center
    7 p.m. in the meeting rooms A and B for adults.
    Memory & Legacy: Missouri in the Great War. More than 156,000 Missourians served in the First World War. How the state has remembered their service and sacrifice has changed greatly since the 1920s. Library Local History & Genealogy Department Manager Brian Grubbs will discuss the legacy of the war in Missouri and the state's efforts for commemoration in the digital age. A One Read event Sponsored by Ozarks Genealogical Society.

Wednesday, April 19, 2017

  • Genealogy Workshop
    Library Center
    9:30-11 a.m. in the auditorium for adults.
    Researching Missouri State Archives. Linda Meyers, a field archivist for the Missouri State Archives, will talk about tax records from several Missouri counties available for research. Sponsored by Ozarks Genealogical Society.

Monday, May 1, 2017

  • Genealogy Workshop
    Library Center
    7 p.m. in the auditorium for adults.
    Organization in the Digital Age. Organizing genealogical research can seem like a daunting task but is essential for efficient research. Library staff member Patti Hobbs, a Certified Genealogist, will discuss digital methods for tracking genealogical information, keeping track of research performed and organizing digital copies of original records. Sponsored by Ozarks Genealogical Society.

Wednesday, May 17, 2017

  • Genealogy Workshop
    Library Center
    9:30-11 a.m. in the auditorium for adults.
    Cemeteries. So many cemeteries to visit, headstones to clean and ancestor burial sites to discover. OGS members will talk about cemeteries in southwest Missouri. Sponsored by Ozarks Genealogical Society.
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