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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 November 18ht, 2017

A New Look at Documentation
Jean M. Hoffman, CG

Family histories need documentation of the records used in their creation. Going back to the basics and looking a some new ideas may make the process easier.


USER GROUPS: There will be two user groups for November.
Family Tree Maker - and - RootsMagic with TMG
(DNA will return in February)


Afternoon Computer Fundamentals
Defend Your Tree: Documenting Ancestry Trees.
Jean Hoffman
For many people creating family trees at has become a powerful tool. Your tree is even more meaningful when it's information is documented.



CAGG 2017
January 21, 2017 am “Not Online” Doesn’t Mean Out of Reach, Chris Staats
    pm GEDCOM: What, Why, How, Jean Hoffman
February 18 am Fairview Library Tour: The Genealogy Collection, CAGG members
    pm Spreadsheets for Genealogists: Q & A, Steve Richardson
March 18 am Playing Nice In The Genealogy Sandbox, Thomas MacEntee
    pm USCIS Genealogy Website: Immigration & Naturalization [HANDOUT], Jean Hoffman
April 15 am Epitaphs and Icons: What You Can Discover in the Graveyard, Mary Jamba
    pm What's New at Fold3, Jean Hoffman
May 20 am The History and Growth of the Cleveland Metropolitan Park District, John Dailey
    pm New Program GEDsite to create Web-ready Family History from GEDCOMs, Jean Hoffman
June 17 am Undiscovered Collections in Online Libraries, Amy Johnson Crow (webinar)
    pm Portable Tools for Scanning: Discussion and Demonstration (including Flip-Pal), Jean Hoffman
no meetings in July and August
September 16 am Tangled Roots: Research Errors Than Can Snare You, John Sabol
    pm Taking Notes, Filing and Finding Them Again, Jean Hoffman
October 21 am No, no, Nannette! What Negative Evidence is and isn't, Judy G. Russell, JD, CG, CGL
    pm DNA Record Keeping, Mary Jamba
November 18 am A New Look at Documentation, Jean Hoffman
    pm Defend Your Tree: Documenting Ancestry Trees, Jean Hoffman
no meeting in December

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