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    CAGGNI proudly presents:

The Art of Negative Space Research: Women

by Jeanne Larzalere Bloom

11 a.m.
**note change in start time**

Saturday, 20 July 2019

       Schaumburg Library, Roselle & Schaumburg Roads

Like using negative space in art, the successful identification of women is often accomplished by using the records of friends and family.

Jeanne Larzalere Bloom, CG, is a full-time professional researcher specializing in Chicago and Cook County research, forensic genealogy, problem solving and multi-generational family histories.

On behalf of the Department of the Army, Jeanne searches for and identifies family members of unaccounted for servicemen from World War II, the Korean War and the Vietnam War. Jeanne writes articles for scholarly journals and society publications. She is a frequent lecturer at conferences, workshops and institutes. She is a trustee and the president of the Board for Certification of Genealogists.

Coming in August

Untying the Knot: Divorce Records

by Kimberly Nagy

10:30 a.m.

Saturday, 17 August 2019

       Schaumburg Library, Roselle & Schaumburg Roads

There is a wealth of information to be found in divorce records including marriage dates, birth dates of the couple and their children and locations. Beyond this, these records offer an insight into their personalities and possessions. This session will explore the process of finding divorce records and how to get the most information from those records.

Kimberly Ormsby Nagy, MD PLCGS, has been researching her ancestry for over forty years. Now retired from her career as a Trauma Surgeon she can devote all her time to her passion - Genealogy! She is very involved in lineage societies and has served as Registrar for several - either preparing or approving applications for membership. 

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CAGGNI (The Computer Assisted Genealogy Group of Northern Illinois) is a group of amateur genealogists who are committed to effectively using technology and the internet in support of their research activities.  

Monthly meeting topics cover a broad range of subjects of interest, including software, tools, techniques and methodologies. Additionally, monthly newsletters, support for computer and genealogy issues and internet surname exposure are among the benefits of membership. 

A wide variety of genealogy software packages are used by the members as well online trees and database websites. We are also interested in personal websites, digital photography, handheld apps and other ways to share our family histories.

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