Riley County Genealogical Society
Riley County Genealogical Society
WELCOME TO RILEY COUNTY GENEALOGY
 
                
 
We have a wealth of information about Riley County and surrounding counties and the families who settled here.  We are:      
 
  • Located in the historic red brick house at 2005 on Claflin Road, Manhattan, KS
  • Open to the public without charge
  • Hosting online databases allowing you to research from home
  • Providing genealogy researchers to help you for a small fee
  • Supported by membership dues and donations
  • Members of Kansas Council of Genealogical Societies (KCGS)
  • Members of Federation of Genealogical Societies (FGS)
  • A 501(c)(3) non-profit organization 
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Sunday, February 19
DNA testing results – What now?
DNA testing results – What now? DNA testing has become a popular tool for genealogists looking for additional information to tell you more about your family history. With a simple home-based saliva collection kit your DNA test can help you uncover your ethnic origins. There are several testing companies (FTDNA, ...
Friday, March 3
March Members' Class
Patty Wadick will discuss how to quickly and efficiently use quick keys that work for many types of programs. Also 5 basic keys that work everywhere.  She will show how to create a pdf and will talk about file types and inserting pictures into a page and resizing them. ...
Sunday, March 19
Getting Started with Your German Family History
Do you have German family history but don't know where to begin with it? Come learn about things you need to know in both American and German records to begin tracing your German roots. Kelsee Walker has a bachelor’s degree in family history and geneal­ogy from Brigham Young University. She has ...
Sunday, April 30
The Building of the Tuttle Creek Dam
  The Building of the Tuttle Creek Dam This program will give a review of and the arguments pro and con for its building.  Slides will show the building of the Dam from the beginning to the end.  Kevin Larson is a native Riley Countian, a fourth generation resident, the son ...