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Ozarks Genealogical Society OGS Library, 534 W. Catalpa, Springfield, Missouri
OGS Library, 534 W. Catalpa, Springfield, Missouri

Welcome to the Ozarks Genealogical Society!

Founded in 1969, OGS has been the premier resource for genealogical research and learning opportunities for almost fifty years. Our members have access to the full spectrum of assistance such as annual research trips, monthly workshops, a fall conference featuring a nationally known speaker, and so much more.

The OGS library is notable for its collection of regional and county records covering southwest Missouri. You will find volumes of county vital records, county and regional histories, and bound periodicals and newsletters. There are numerous special collections of donated family research files. You can search over 160 indexed OGS publications of probate, census, cemetery and funeral home records from Greene County and surrounding areas. We have completely searchable files of all Greene County cemeteries, over one thousand pedigree charts submitted by members, and over 80 thousand Ozark's obituaries. Most importantly, you will find helpful volunteers to assist you in your searches.

OGS also offers numerous educational opportunities for our members and the general public. Whether it is our day and evening workshops, the informative newsletters or our annual conference, you will find an opportunity to share with and learn from other family researchers.

Please explore our web-site for more about the Ozarks Genealogical Society and the many resources and opportunities available to our members.

OGS Spring Banquet

See menu items in the sidebar for more information about the annual Spring Banquet.  

March 25
Genealogy Symposium
The Springfield Greene County Library is sponsoring a Genealogy Symposium.  Learn tips for digging into your family history from the Library's Local History and Genealogy Department.  Drop in for one session or attend all five: ...
March 25
Monthly Research Day
CANCELED - Research Day has been canceed for this month only.  Plan to attend the Library Symposium sponsored by the Springfield Greene County Library District.  See you in April.
March 29
Spring Cleaning - Overstock sale
OGS is doing some Spring cleaning.  You can reap the benefits.  There will be sale prices on numerous publications, featuring back issues of the popular quarterly Ozarkin on Wednesday March 29.  Bring your bags  or  boxes along ...
April 3
Memory & Legacy: Missouri in the Great War
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 ...
April 10
Spring Research Trip
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. ...