Computer Interest Group - Colorado Genealogical Society


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Welcome to the CGS/Computer Interest Group

The mission of the Computer Interest Group:  To inform and update members as well as the genealogical community about the use of technology, especially software computer programs
and emerging resources in genealogical research.

Meetings held at the Denver Public Library
(7th Floor Training Room)
Central Library, 10 W. 14th Ave. Pkwy., Denver, Colorado
Meeting times 1:30-3:30 p.m.
3rd Saturday of the Month
(No meetings December, July, August)

Our Next Event:

Saturday, March 18, 2017
"Getting from Europe to America, circa 1850: Presented by Bob Miller  (Presentation)
1:30 pm to 3:30 pm
Denver Public Library (7th Floor Training Room)
This presentation is based on a map that was published in 1853 that shows travel routes from europe to US ports and inland routes to major cities. 


Annual CGS/CIG Seminar:
 David Allen Lambert to speak at the Colorado Genealogical Society/Computer Interest Group Joint Seminar on April 8th, 2017"
 As Chief Genealogist for the New England Historical Genealogical Society, his expertise includes specialties in New England and Atlantic  Canadian Research, military records, and Native American and African  American genealogical research. Tickets now on Sale. Click to     register.

Special Program with David Allen Lambert on Friday Afternoon, 7 April 2017 (free and open to the public)
(Progam starts at 12:30 p.m.)
"Arrive a few mintues early to sign in!
1. The Revolution In Connecticut: Presented by Virginia Anderson, professor of Early American History at the University of Colorado Boulder
2. Denver Public Library's Collection of the Great Migration Study Project: Presented by James Jeffrey
4. Importance of Lineage Societies. A discussion of what a Lineage Society is and why you might joint one. Various Lineage Societies will be present.
4. David Allen Lambert will present a free program on the New England Historic Genealogical Society Great Migration Study Project.
Other Tech News!
News from RootsTech2017: Did you know there are now 1.1 billion names on Family Serach Family Tree?
If you haven't checked out Family Serach Family Tree lately, you might take a look. There are many new connections and names that have been entered in the last six months.
"I just checked family Search Family Tree and someone just entered my family back to Scotland. I've waited 10 years for this? S.K.G.
-GEDMATCH now adding 700-800 names daily to their data base.
-Ancestry DNA to annouce new ethnicty estimate upgrade in March. The new "Communities" will be even more precise in defining your ancestors locaion of Origin.
-People around the world with little opportunity to have internet will now be able to view and add information to Family Seach through their phone on new progam called "Family Tree Life". Proposed release is in April 2017.

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CIG operates under the non-profit charter of the Colorado Genealogical Society