logo3The popular Clark County Nevada Genealogical Society (CCNGS), located in Las Vegas, Clark County, Nevada, is a nonprofit organization founded in 1976.  We have reached another milestone in history for CCNGS! We are celebrating 40 years of genealogical services to the community and you are invited to join the celebration! Check our “Upcoming Events” below to learn about all the exciting and fun events we have planned!  Meetings, programs, and other activities are open to the public, and you are cordially invited to participate. Our meetings are held on the third Saturday of the month in the Paseo Verde Library, 280 South Green Valley Parkway, Henderson, Nevada, just off the  I-215, Phone: 702-492-7252.

CCNGS is affiliated with the Henderson, Libraries to house our extensive genealogical collection in the Heritage Room at the Paseo Verde Library.  Additional materials continue to be added to enhance the collection with the latest materials and technology. Volunteers from CCNGS staff this library and assist patrons with their family history. In addition, free genealogy classes are held monthly in the library. Both the library and place for our meetings are held in this library.



DATE: Saturday, February 20, 2016
TIME: 10:00 am to 1:00 pm
PLACE: Paseo Verde Library Conference Room, 280 South Green Valley Parkway, Henderson, Nevada
TOPIC: Celebrate Black History Month with Bill White.  The U.S. celebrates Black History Month in February to honor African-Americans’ achievements and contributions to society. People and organizations across the country hold events to recognize pioneers such as Rosa Parks, Thurgood Marshall and Jackie Robinson. In its earliest form, the tradition is almost 90 years old, but some people don’t know its origins, so come and learn about Black History Month.

DATE: Saturday, March 19, 2016 (LAST DAY TO GET THE DISCOUNT TO OUR ANNUAL SEMINAR !!) Need more information? Click 2016 SeminarFlyer2016
TIME: 10:00 am to 1:00 pm
Paseo Verde Library Conference Room, 280 South Green Valley Parkway, Henderson, Nevada
TOPIC: County Courthouse Records
presented by Deric N. Wortham, who regularly teaches classes on Researching County Courthouse Records and Immigration and Naturalization Records in the St. George, Utah Family History Center.  To download his handout, click:  HandoutCourthouseRecords



Free Genealogy Classes and Events
A series of genealogy classes and events is offered in the Paseo Verde Library Conference Room, 280 South Green Valley Parkway, Henderson, Nevada. Seating is limited, so reserve your seat by calling 702-492-6593 or register at the reference desk.  Listed below is a current list of classes:

 Thursday, February 25, 2016
TIME: 12:00 to 3:00 pmteacher
TOPIC:   – Lunch and Learn: Help with Your Brick Walls. Bring your lunch and share in the presentation and discussion with Jerry Kunzman as he explains how he solved his brick wall.
PLACE: Paseo Verde Library Conference Room,  280 South Green Valley Parkway, Henderson, Nevada

Family Ancestry Day / Saturday, March 5, from 9:00 am – 4:00 pm at Green Valley Library
Beginning Genealogy / Saturday, March 19, from 1:00 – 4:00 pm / Helen Smith
Our Ancestors from Ship to Naturalization / Wednesday, April 27, from 3:00 – 6:00 pm / Mary Barkan
Lunch and Learn / Saturday, May 7 from 12:00 pm to 3:00 pm / Patricia Hedrick
Lunch and Learn / Friday, June 24 from 10:00 am – 1:00 pm / Michelle Bryner
Mistakes to Avoid, Part 1 / Wednesday, July 13 from 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm / Mary Barkin
Mistakes to Avoid, Part 2 / Wednesday, July 20 from 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm / Mary Barkin
Lunch & Learn / Friday, August 19, from 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Evernote for Genealogy / Wednesday, September 21, from 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm / Michelle Bryner
Family Ancestry Day / Saturday, October 8, from 9:00 am – 4:00 pm at Paseo Verde Library
Genealogy Chat / Wednesday, October 12, from 3:00 – 5:00 pm
Beginning Genealogy /Saturday, October 29, from 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm / Helen Smith



Clark County Nevada Genealogy Society (CCNGS) Announces Their 2016 Annual Seminar Speaker, Randy Seaver
Saturday, April 2, 2016
UNLV Campus, Stan Fulton Bldg.
801 E. Flamingo Rd.
Las Vegas, Nevada 89154
Randy Seaver is a native San Diegan. His ancestry is mainly colonial New England and Upper Atlantic, with some colonial German, French, and Dutch forebears, and several 19th-century English immigrants. He has been pursuing his elusive ancestors since 1988, and has been online since 1992.
For more details in the 2016 CCNGS Seminar Flyer, click here.