Computer Users Group Meeting

These meetings deal with using computers and the Internet in genealogical research.  They are hands-on sessions at the Computer Lab's 24 work stations. Meetings are free and open to the public.

Meetings are held on the 4th Saturday of each month, January through August.

Fort Worth Central Library
(Downtown)
500 West 3rd Street
Fort Worth, Texas

Intel Computer Lab

2:00 - 4:00 pm

For more information, or if you would like to host a presentation for this group, please contact:

Debbie Pearson

2014 Schedule

Saturday
25 January

Topic: How to Get Started and Organizational Hints
……………………..……. with Debbie Pearson

Today we will focus on why use the computer in your genealogical pursuits and how to begin. We will also explore what is available free in the Library or at home on your own computer. We’ll discuss some genealogy software too and other equipment genealogists might need.


Saturday
22 February

Topic: Using the Federal Census for Family Research
……………………..……. with Terri Meeks

Census records are one of the most useful records available to genealogists. We will explore many digital forms and places to find them for free. We will also cover some tips on how to search these records and interpret them.


Saturday
22 March

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Saturday
26 April

Topic: Archives and Libraries
……………………..……. with Ed McCoy

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Saturday
24 May

Topic: Church, Cemetery and Vital Records
……………………..……. with Don Crews

We will explore web sites that make available transcribed or copied vital records, including some of the larger church repositories.  We will also show some of the best places to find cemetery records


Saturday
28 June

Topic: Immigration, Emigration and Naturalization Records
………………...…………with Teri Meeks

We will learn some of the places to look for these records and some of the best web sites to find immigrants including government sites and ships records.


Saturday
26 July

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Saturday
23 August

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September
thru
December

Meetings are not scheduled from September through December

 

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