Pioneer Genealogical Society - Projects/Events

Keep checking back to see our upcoming Projects and Events.

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Pioneer Woman Statue

Ponca City, OK – Bryant Baker, Sculptor – Dedicated April 22, 1930.

Marland Mansion

Ponca City, OK - Constructed 1928.

Ponca City Library

Ponca City, OK – Constructed 1935.

Standing Bear Museum & Education Center

Ponca City, OK - Dedicated September 29, 2007.

Kay County Courthouse

Newkirk, OK – Constructed 1926.

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"Why waste your money looking into your family tree? Just go into politics and your opponents will do it for you." - Mark Twain
  • Free access to at the Ponca City Library computer room!
  • Have you performed a backup of your genealogy data?
  • Check out the training opportunities at the bottom of this page!
  • Need some help in your reseach?--check out the PGS Mentoring Program.
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At times when weather conditions are considered hazardous for travel, PGS officers may cancel

 scheduled meetings to eliminate the risks involved.  These cancellations will be posted on the

following media as timing allows:  PGS Website, The Ponca City News, Ponca City Library, and

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Date / Time Location Description
Mar 5, 2018
5:30 PM
Ponca City Library - Board Room PGS Board Meeting
Mar 5, 2018
7:00 PM
Ponca City Library - Meeting Room
PGS General Meeting & Programs

Our program this month is presented by Kathryn Hanchett and Lynda Schnack on "Women entrepreneurs from their family and how these strong, independent ladies have made some contributions to the history of Ponca City through the years"  . 

Kathryn Hanchett is a licensed Professional Counselor(LPN) who has her own Private Practice located in Ponca City.  Kathi is the granddaughter of Anne Hall, who owned the Westside Magazine Exhange, affectionately known as "The Pink Store" located at 220 S Perry until it was demolished in October 2017. 

Lynda Schnack is the sole proprietor of a cleaning service that provides  residential and commercial cleaning in Ponca City.
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Workshops - Training Opportunities - Meetings of Interest

(Use "Related Websites" on the main menu for links to these sites)

 *Feb 20* - Internet - (Live)  Legacy Webinar:  Using Swedish Taxation Records to Solve Tough Genealogical Problems - Jill Morelli

*Feb 21* - Internet - (Live)  Legacy Webinar:  Tribal Quest: A Special Project to Document the Family Histories of Tribal People - Golan Levi

*Feb 21* - Internet -(Live) SCGS Webinar:  Navigating the Seven C's of Genealogy - Thomas MacEntee

*Feb 23* - Internet - (Live)  Legacy Webinar:  Legacy 9 Unlocked (part 2): Adding an Online Document - Geoff Rasmussen

*Feb 28* - Internet - (Live)  Legacy Webinar:  Find Your Roots in German Farm Histories - Gail Blankenau

*Mar 7* - Internet - (Live)  Legacy Webinar:  Overcoming Brick Walls Caused by Record Loss - Mary Hill

*Mar 9* - Internet - (Live)  Legacy Webinar:  Secrets in the Attic: Break Down Brick Walls With Home Sources - Denise May Levenick

*Mar 10* - Internet -(Live) SCGS Webinar:  The Scots-Irish Migration into North America - Peggy Clements Lauritzen

*Mar 13* - Internet - (Live)  Legacy Webinar:  True Stories of Families Reunited Thanks to Genetic Genealogy - MyHeritage Webinars

*Mar 13* - Internet - (Live) ISGS Webinar:   Finding Clues for Your Immigrant Ancestors in Ethnic Newspapers and Publications - Lisa Alzo

*Mar 14* - Internet - (Live)  Legacy Webinar:  The Case of the Broken Link: Decoding the URL - Cindi Ingle

*Mar 15* - Internet - (Live) NEHGS Webinar:  Creating a Research Plan: Tips from NEHGS Research Services - Lindsay Fulton

*Mar 20* - Internet - (Live)  Legacy Webinar:  From Baltimore to Burlington: Hazen P. Day's Neighbors Bring Him Home - Catherine B Wiest Desmarais

*Mar 21* - Internet - (Live)  Legacy Webinar:  Hands-On with MyHeritage DNA - Geoff Rasmussen

*Mar 21* - Internet -(Live) SCGS Webinar:  When it Takes a Village: Applying Cluster Research Techniques - Emily Garber

*Mar 23* - Internet - (Live)  Legacy Webinar:  Introduction to DNA Testing in Genealogy and Family History - Mike Mansfield

*Mar 27* - Internet - (Live)  Legacy Webinar:  How DNA Testing Can Reveal Your Ethnic Roots - MyHeritage Webinars

*Mar 28* - Internet - (Live)  Legacy Webinar:  Formulating a DNA Testing Plan - Blaine Bettinger