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
EGS Meeting July 17, 2017: "Genealogy Tips and Tech"
On Monday, July 17th, members of the EGS Board of Directors will present a program on "Genealogy Tips and Tech." Ruth Oneson Minke, Board President, and members Sara Memmott, Dick Cypher, Karl Kueteman, and Jan Beattie will share information on French research, Find A Grave, databases with veterans burial information, World Cat, genealogy resources on the Metropolitan Library website, and the portable scanner, Flip-Pal.
The EGS meeting will be held at the Edmond Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints at 1315 E. 33rdStreet. 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. Membership is open to anyone interested in historical or genealogical research. For more information on EGS, go to: www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~okegs/
Next month's presentation, on August 21st, will feature Debra Spindle of the Oklahoma History Center with her program, "Researching Church Records." The meeting will be held at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints in Edmond.