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Native American Covered Wagon Enroute to the New Land
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Annual Spring Conference

Our brochure is available in the "Downloadable Documents" section. Registration is now closed for our 2019 conference. Email with any questions. 
Please see the "Events" tab on the menu for more information. 
NSGS holds it annual conference in late April or early May each year, moving it to different locations across Nebraska.  Locations and speakers for past and upcoming conferences are below.
Year Place Speaker(s)
1998   Columbus Neill, Michael John
1999   Grand Island DeBartolo Carmack, Sharon
2000   Kearney Hosman, Lloyd & Quinn, Joyw Lette
2001   Grand Island Eakle, Arlene & Witcher, Curt
2002   Grand Island DeBartolo Carmack, Sharon
2003   Hastings Howells, Cindi
2004   Omaha Schweitzer, George
2005   North Platte Coleman, Ruby
2006   Beatrice Colletta, John Philip
2007   Lexington DeBartolo Carmack, Sharon
2008   Lincoln Smolenyak Smolenyak, Megan
2009   Scottsbluff Miller, Julie
2010   Norfolk Stuart-Warren, Paula
2011   Nebr. City Blankenau, Gail
2012   Grand Island Prescott, Laura
2013   Grand Island Foulk, Beth (Watson)
2014   Grand Island Various speakers on "Societies with Secrets"
2015   Grand Island Morgan, George G. 
2016   Kearney Sayre, Rick & Pam
2017   Lincoln Taylor, D. Joshua
Russell, Judy "Legal Genealogist" 
2019   Grand Island Bettinger, Blaine (DNA)
2020   Columbus Jones, Tom
2019 Conference: April 26-27, 2019 at Quality Inn & Conference Center, Grand Island, Nebraska
Our featured speaker will be Blaine Bettinger
Blaine's topics: 
Using Autosomal DNA to Explore Your Ancestry
Working with Testing Company Results
Are You Doing Everything to Identify Your DNA Matches
Using GedMatch and DNA Painter to Analyze Your Autosomal DNA
DNA and the Aftermath of Uncovered Family Secrets
Nine Breakout sessions to choose from including:
1A: Early Day Life in Nebraska by Gary "Mitch" Zabortsky
1B: Cemetery Symbolism & Cleaning by Shannon Lewis
1C: Dating Photographs by Catherine Renschler
2A: Creating the Family History Book of Your Dreams by Phyllis Ericson
2B: Document Preservation by Kari Stofer (Stuhr Museum)
2C: Who's Her Daddy? Using DNA to Find a Father for Jane by Marcie Garnett
3A: Homesteading & Plat Maps by Beth Sparrow
3B: All Aboard: The Nebraska Orphan Train Project by Charles Noyd
3C: Googling Your Genealogy by Shannon Lewis
There are 15 Vendor spots available!