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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.   

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Program for March 16, 2015: "Follow These Footprints to Land Records"
by Carolyn Leonard

donnisDonnis Slusser Crane of Wichita, Kansas, will show how to read land records to find our ancestral homes when she speaks at Edmond Historical Museum for the genealogical society on Monday March 16.

"I can show you a step by step system to finding your ancestor’s land where ever it is in the US," Donnis Crane said. "Even those old style descriptions using land markers like trees."

Donnis Crane will demonstrate how to:

  • go from Census Records to your ancestors’ land
  • plow through court house records
  • discover the secret to locating land records
  • decipher a legal land description
  • read an abstract;
  • define metes and bounds
  • map your ancestor’s land
  • discover a brief history of land records


Donnis Slusser Crane is a professional storyteller and real estate education trainer. She has been doing genealogical research for several years. Donnis is a member of Toastmaster’s International and has written several books and numerous short stories. She will have some of her books for sale at the program.

The purpose of the Edmond Genealogical Society is to develop and maintain high standards for training and assisting members pertaining to genealogical and related historical research, and to collect and preserve material and historical data.

The meeting, which is free and open to the public, will begin at the Edmond Historical Museum, 431 S. Boulevard, Edmond, OK with a social time at 6:15 pm, program begins promptly at 6:30 pm.
FYI The Edmond Historical Museum is closed to visitors on Sundays and Mondays.

The EGS meets on the third Monday evening of each month, with speakers on subjects of interest to genealogists; membership is open to anyone interested in historical or genealogical research. For more info on EGS, www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~okegs/ or www.facebook.com/EdmondGenSoc

Parking at the Museum is limited and can be a problem. You may need to arrange for drop off or to carpool. For more information on the meeting place, contact Edmond Historical Museum at (405) 340-0078



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