|President: Gay Murphy||Parliamentarian: Frances Petrak|
|Vice-president: Donna Kentch||Librarian: Kathy Feltman|
|Secretary: Phyllis Rogers||Newsletter Editor: Donna Kentch and Gay Murphy|
|Treasurer: Marlene McGregor|
Election of officers held annually in May.
Mission: Our mission is to gather and preserve genealogical data of the Lyman-Brule County area in order to help anyone and everyone in their quest for researching their family history. Our meetings are held every third Monday night at the Cozard Memorial Library in Chamberlain. Business meeting at 12 noon, followed by a program. We will also do genealogical research for anyone requesting us to do so. See our rate chart.
of "Of Rails and Trails, a centennial journey 1889-1989"; our four hundred and
six page book that covers the business, social and family histories of Lyman,
Brule and Buffalo counties. $40 + $5 shipping and handling (in USA).
of cemetery data (by walking through the cemeteries); indexing any
genealogical books and/or records we can get our hands on; extracting genealogical data
from the local newspapers (from 1881-- 1905); creating notebooks of complete
obituaries as well as marriage notices, etc. File cards, albums, history
books, micro-filmed newspapers, etc., available to the public for research
in-house (at the library) or on our website.
of our Lyman-Brule Genealogical Society Cookbook (our millennium project and
fundraiser.) $10 + $4 shipping and handling.
fundraisers (bake sales, Indian taco sales, rummage sales, craft fairs, etc.)
to raise money and purchase a microfilm-reader/printer that is
housed in Cozard Library and is available to the public. We have also raised
funds to purchase a copy machine for printing our newsletters, indexes,
brochures, etc. and have purchased over 100 reels of Lyman and Brule county
12-page quarterly newsletter that is free for exchange with other societies; $3 + .50 cents postage (if ordered and mailed in the U.S.)
On-going birth, marriage/anniversary, death, obituary collections and indexing. We encourage you to share any Lyman or Brule farm directories, county atlases, record books, anything you may have access to, with us to scan or index for publication on this Internet site for public genealogy research.
Thanks for visiting our site!
LYMAN-BRULE GENEALOGICAL SOCIETY
110 E LAWLER
CHAMBERLAIN, SD 57325
Copyright 1998-2009 All Rights Reserved