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Saturday, February 25
Monthly Research Day  (Training)
1:00 pm to 5:00 pm
OGS Library
Need assistance or help?  Come to the monthly research day at the OGS Library from 1-5 pm.  Questions?
Contact Linda Chesebro! 



Monday, March 6
"Infamous Doctor Gonce"  (Workshop)
7:00 pm to 8:30 pm
The Library Center
Wayne Glenn "The Old Record Collector" will present a program on the "infamous Doctor Gonce" who remains one of the most complicated characters in Stone, Christian, and Taney County history.  Although the supposed "Doctor" was born in Tennessee around 1829, he spent most of his life in southwest Missouri.  And on at least two occasions he was confined to prisons in two different states.  In the process he outlived four wives, dying in Taney  County in 1912.  Wayne Glenn will share this exciting story about Dr. Abraham Gonce...Murder and Intrigue.


Saturday, March 11
DNA Seminar: Genetic Genealogy: Identify and Confirm Ancestors with DNA testing  (Training)
8:30 am to 4:30 pm
Schweitzer United Methodist Church, 2747 E. Sunshine St., Springfield, MO
Patti Hobbs, CG will present an indepth look at DNA and how it can enhance your research
See link in sidebar for more information. 


Wednesday, March 15
Genealogy Resources at the Library Center  (Workshop)
9:30 am to 11:00 am
The Library Center
Are you ever overwhelmed with all the BOOKS?  Attend this special program presented by Ben Divin and Patti Hobbs.  They will explain the plethora of resources available to researchers at the Library Center.  Ben will discuss two important collections that are currently undergoing digitization to enable easier access.  Dr. William K. Hall's "Items of Genealogical Interest from the Springfield, Missouri Newspaper" and the News-Leader's massive collection of photographs.


Thursday, March 23
Dinner at the Mansion  (Workshop)
5:30 pm to 8:00 pm
The Mansion at Elfindale
An elegant Dinner at the Mansion has been planned  to celebrate the arrival of Spring 
The dinner will be held at the Mansion at Elfindale on Thursday evening March 23, 2017 starting at 5:30 PM.  Address: 1701 S. Fort, Springfield, Missouri, off West Sunshine between Fort and Kansas Expressway.  Plan now to attend this evening of dining and entertainment.  Program will be the "Unsinkable Molly Brown" presented by Erin Smither.  Register NOW.


Saturday, March 25
Monthly Research Day  (Training)
1:00 pm to 5:00 pm
The Library Center
Need assistance or help to locate an ancestor?  Check out the monthly research day Saturday March 25, 2017 at the Library Center from 1 - 5.  Questions:  contact Linda Chesebro.



Monday, April 3
Memory & Legacy: Missouri in the Great War  (Workshop)
7:00 pm to 8:30 pm
The Library Center
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.  Brian Grubbs, Local History & Genealogy Department Manager of the Springfield Greene County Library District, will discuss the legacy of the war in Missouri and the state's efforts for commemoration in the digital age.


Monday, April 10 through Friday, April 14
Spring Research Trip  (Research Trips)
MidWest Genealogy Center, Independence, MO
Want to get out of the house and do research on your family...in a quiet place away from distractions?   
OGS is making plans for a trip to Midwest Genealogy Center located in Independence, Missouri.  
More details to follow on website.  
More details will also be announced in the Monday and Wednesday monthly meetings.


Wednesday, April 19
Researching at Missouri State Archives  (Workshop)
9:30 am to 11:00 am
The Library Center
TAXES got you down?  This workshop will focus on various tax records available from several counnties in Missouri.  Speaker will be Linda Myers, field archivist in southwest Missouri - Local Records Program.  Linda is a Certified Archivist with an M.A. in history,


Saturday, April 29
Monthly Research Day  (Training)
1:00 pm to 5:00 pm
The Library Center
Still searching for a particular ancestor?  Check out the monthly research day being held Saturday April 29, 2017 at the OGS library from 1 - 5.  For more information contact Linda Chesebro.



Monday, May 1
Organization in the Digital Age   (Workshop)
7:00 pm to 8:30 pm
The Library Center
Organizing genealogical research can seem a daunting task.  Research efficiency is limited when we are unable to find prior research or information we already have.  This workshop, presented by Patti Hobbs, CG will focus on digital methods for tracking genealogical information, keeping track of research performed and organizing digital copies of original records.


Wednesday, May 17
Cemeteries  (Workshop)
9:30 am to 11:00 am
The Library Center
Cemeteries:  so many cemeteries to visit.  So many headstones to be cleaned.  So many ancestors to find and to discover where they are buried.  Do you have more pictures of cemeteries than of your last vacation? Cemeteries in southwest Missouri will be featured and presented by OGS members.


Saturday, May 27
Monthly Research Day  (Training)
1:00 pm to 5:00 pm
The Library Center
Another opportunity to research your family...check out the monthly research day being held Saturday May 27 2017 at the Library Center from 1 - 5.  Contact Linda Chesebro for more details.