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C A G G  Meetings
CAGG meetings are like mini-seminars and are usually held nine times a year, normally on the third Saturday of each month, with no meetings in July, August, or December. The meetings start at 9:30 a.m. and consist of a "main program" in the morning, software user's groups at 11:00 a.m.; lunch at noon and a Computer Fundamentals session starting at 1:00 p.m. until 2 p.m. The meetings are held at the:

Fairview Park Branch Library
21255 Lorain Road
Fairview Park, Ohio

Our Next meeting is October 18th, 2014

Mind Mapping: Variations for Genealogy
Jean Hoffman

Mind mapping, a concept popularized by Tony Buzan, can be applied to genealogy. See how to map your research questions, analyze documents, and put together a research "map." From hand-drawn to special computer programs, there are ways to adapt the tools to help develop our family history.


Afternoon Computer Fundamentals
Latest Search Features at Ancestry and FamilySearch
with Jean Hoffman

Buffaloed by Ancestry's "new search"? Learn to fine tune searches and use suggested links. Compare strategies on FamilySearch. Both sites have made changes to the ways to conduct a search and we'll look at how to make the most of the new features.



CAGG 2014 - 2015
January 18 am Your Favorite Family History Photo, CAGG members
    pm Photo Editing Programs, especially the free ones, Jean Hoffman
February 15 am Leaving a Gift of Legacy: Who's Writing Your Story? with Deborah A. Abbott, Ph.D.
    pm Is a Desktop Publishing Program For You? with Jean Hoffman
March 15 am Be Your Family's Star With a Stellar Genealogy, Jean M. Hoffman, CG
    pm Genealogy Case Studies, Linda Freeman, Mary Jamba, Jean Hoffman
April 19 am Do I Still Need a Desktop Genealogy Program? Panel Discussion
    pm Managing Your Genealogy Library, Jean Hoffman
May 17 am What Killed Grandma? , Dr. Mark Jamba
    pm Charting Medical and DNA Genealogy, Jean Hoffman
June 21 am Update: How Governments Are Providing Records to Genealogists, Wally Huskonen
    pm What's In a Google Account?, Jean Hoffman
no meetings in July and August
September 20 am Unraveling the Cuyahoga County Websites, with Sherry Minn
    pm Lineage Group Application Workshop
October 18 am Mind Mapping: Variations for Genealogy, with Jean M. Hoffman, CG
    pm Latest Search Features at Ancestry and FamilySearch, Jean Hoffman
November 15 am What Happens to My Stuff When I Die? Your Genealogical Estate, with Carla Cegielski
    pm YouTube: Uses for Genealogy, Jean Hoffman
no meeting in December
January 17, 2015 am How He (Really) Died, CAGG member stories of how they learned the truth
    pm TBA, Jean Hoffman

Look at the CAGG Affilates Page

If you have any problems with any of these pages, please email: ohcagg@ix.netcom.com
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