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
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Meeting times 1:30-3:30 p.m.
3rd Saturday of the Month
(No meetings December, July, August)
 


Our Next Event:

   
Saturday, May 20
Leave a Legacy: Presented by Marsha Knackstedt  (Presentation)
1:30 pm to 3:30 pm
Denver Public Library (7th Floor Training Room)
This presentation will be about preserving our memories for the future. Join us and and learn the different media used to preserve our stories.
 
 


 


 
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 now avialable. 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