February 25, 2017 - 11:00 Brunch Dr. Debra Spindle will present "Basic DNA for Genealogical Research"
March 4, 2017 - Rootsmagic Users Group - Muskogee County Genealogical Society announces our new Rootsmagic Users Group. The group has been formed to assist those using or interested in the genealogy software Rootsmagic. The group will meet bi-monthly beginning Saturday March 4th- 10:00 a.m. until 12 noon in the South East meeting room of the Muskogee Public Library, 801 W. Okmulgee, Muskogee, OK. Bring your laptop if you wish. The first meeting will include how to get started using the software. If you have questions, contact Sue Tolbert at firstname.lastname@example.org
March 23, 2017- 6:00 Dr. Donnie Nero will present "From Freedman Schools to Higher Ed", a history of African-American education in Oklahoma
REMINDER - 2017 DUES WERE DUE AT THE END OF DECEMBER Please send your $20 renewal to the Society c/o Muskogee Public Library 807 W. Okmulgee, Muskogee, OK 74401 Thank you!
Whether you have Muskogee County ancestors or have no family connection to Muskogee County or even Oklahoma, you will find extensive support for your genealogy and family history research at the Muskogee County Genealogical Society (MCGS). Contact us anytime at: email@example.com
MCGS meets the fourth Thursday of each month except July and August in the Grant Foreman Room of the Muskogee Public Library at 6:00 p.m. We sometimes have Saturday brunch meetings to include those that aren't able to come to the night time meetings. Check the meeting schedule in the left column to see what is coming up.
Board Members 2017
President - Nancy Calhoun Vice President - Bill Bailey Secretary - Collotta Cade-Bailey Treasurer - Mary Downing Members at Large - Publications Committee Chair - Research Committee Chair - Linda Stout Education Committee Chair - Nancy Calhoun Public Relations Committee - Jere Harris
Board meetings are held on the third Monday of each month (with exceptions when that Monday is a holiday) at 5:30 p.m. at the Muskogee Public Library. All members are invited to attend.
The Local History & Genealogy Department has one of the largest genealogical collections in Northeastern Oklahoma. The friendly and knowledgeable staff is experienced in all areas of research including Native American and Freedman research. The department has the Dawes Rolls, enrollment cards, applications and other rolls of the Five Civilized Tribes as well as local newspapers, and court records, including county marriages on microfilm. Please note that the Society and the Muskogee Public Library use the same resources. Please only submit a research request to one or the other, not both. Thanks!
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