The Edmond Genealogical Society was established in September, 1991, with 78 charter members by December 31, 1991.
Our purpose, as stated in the EGS Constitution, adopted in December, 1991:
- Bring together persons interested in the field of genealogy
- Assist members and visitors in their research
- Issue publications when deemed beneficial
- Collect and preserve material and historical data
- Work with other groups and libraries in the state
We are here to encourage the science of genealogy; to help others gather genealogical information; and to preserve, protect and publish information of importance. We are here to serve visitors as well as our members.
Web site overview:
- Society History and information
- Where we meet
- Our management
- What we have
Program for February 20, 2017: "Researching Funeral Home Records"
Mr. Marcus Crawford, owner and director of Crawford Family Funeral & Cremation Service in Edmond, will present "Researching Funeral Home Records" to the Edmond Genealogical Society on Monday, February 20, 2017.
Along with showing a number of examples of funeral home records, Mr. Crawford will discuss the different types of funeral home records, as well as sharing research strategies and tips. The presentation will include ample time for questions and answers.
The EGS meeting will be held at the Edmond Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints at 1315 E. 33rd Street. The meeting is free and open to the public, beginning with a social time at 6:15 p.m. The program will start promptly at 6:30. Enter through the doors at the rear of the building. The church offers plenty of parking and is fully handicap accessible.
The EGS meets on the third Monday evening of each month, with speakers on subjects of interest to genealogists and historians.
For the next EGS meeting, on Monday, March 20, EGS President Ruth Oneson Minke will be present "Deciphering DNA Results." The meeting will be held at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints in Edmond.