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Thursday, November 11
"Read All about It! Using Online Newspapers for Genealogical Research" With Janice Sellers  (CCCGS Meetings)
6:30 pm to 8:00 pm
Via Zoom - Registration Required
Millions of historical newspapers are now online filled with valuable information for genealogical research, including births, marriages, deaths, moves, business, naturalizations, court cases, and more. Janice Sellers provides an overview of online newspapers, where to find collections, and techniques to help improve your chances of locating articles and clippings about your relatives.
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Thursday, January 13, 2022
"Mayflower to Minuteman: Finding Colonial Records (1610-1790)" With James Baker  (CCCGS Meetings)
6:30 pm to 8:00 pm
Via Zoom - Registration Required
One of our favorite speakers, James Baker returns to share examples of the best types of records to find data about our colonial ancestors. Online records are emphasized. The types of available records for that time period run the gamut including: early property and tax records; militia data; early censuses; specialized books; lineage society data; vital church records; maps; and early town records. Sample data is provided for most of the 13 colonies. 
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Thursday, February 10, 2022
"The Orphan Train Movement" With Jeanne MacVicar  (CCCGS Meetings)
6:30 pm to 8:00 pm
Via Zoom - Registration Required
The Orphan Train Movement was the largest mass migration of children in American history, lasting from 1854 to 1929. Jeanne MacVicar shares her personal family story about the Orphan Train and the history of 250,000 children who were moved from orphanages in New York City to rural areas in the United States. 
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Thursday, March 10, 2022
"Tracing Your Bartending, Saloonkeeping and Tavernkeeping Ancestors" With Debra M. Dudek  (CCCGS Meetings)
6:30 pm to 8:00 pm
Via Zoom - Registration Required
Our ancestor's need for a good drink can provide new details and narratives for your genealogy research. Taverns and saloons have been a crucial American institution, and the men behind the bar were the social rock stars of their era. Debra M. Dudek will lead you through the pre-prohibition records and resources that will help you add an extra shot of flavor into your research.
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Thursday, April 14, 2022
"Using Maps in Genealogical Research - Part 1 of 2" With Melinda Kashuba  (CCCGS Meetings)
6:30 pm to 8:00 pm
Via Zoom - Registration Required
Maps are a critical tool for genealogists. They show us the location of a family grave, homestead, or records repository. Maps can also suggest migration routes, provide context for an ancestor’s story, and instruct us on historical boundary changes. In two sessions (held in April and June), Melinda Keshuba will help you discover strategies to locate maps, websites and free map tools that allow you to walk the roads your forefathers walked.
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Annual Business Meeting and Show and Tell Event
Thursday, May 12, 2022
Annual Business Meeting and Show and Tell Event  (CCCGS Meetings)
6:30 pm to 8:00 pm
Via Zoom - Registration Required
Our annual CCCGS business meeting where we install new members to the Board of Directors. Plus, our popular Show and Tell where members share genealogy finds.
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Thursday, June 9, 2022
"Using Maps in Genealogical Research - Part 2" With Melinda Kashuba  (CCCGS Meetings)
6:30 pm to 8:00 pm
Via Zoom - Registration Required
In this second session on maps, Melinda Kashuba will help you discover strategies to locate maps, websites and free map tools that allow you to walk the roads your forefathers walked. Even if you did not attend the first session, you will want to attend this event. 
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An Evening With Gena Philibert-Ortega
Thursday, July 14, 2022
An Evening With Gena Philibert-Ortega  (CCCGS Meetings)
6:30 pm to 8:00 pm
Via Zoom - Registration Required
Gena is a fan favorite of the CCCGS sharing a wealth of knowledge on multiple genealogy topics. In this session, she will share another topic of interest. The details of her presentation are coming soon. 
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Thursday, September 8, 2022
"Reading Old Handwriting" With Richard Rands  (CCCGS Meetings)
6:30 pm to 8:30 pm
Via Zoom - Registration Required
Learning how to decipher old handwriting styles can be one of the most satisfying skills that a family historian can develop. Being able to clearly understand and transcribe the details of an old will, a court proceeding, or an old family letter can turn your family history into a magical story. Richard Rands will discuss how to read Court hand, the predominant format used in old legal documents. You will learn about obsolete characters, ligatures, and old abbreviation methods. His examples will increase your ability to read old documents in a way that will astonish you.
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