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CAGGNI Events

CAGGNI offers regularly scheduled membership meetings as well as several Special Interest Group (SIG) meetings each month.  Check here for the complete listing of CAGGNI meetings.  

Upcoming events

    • 23 Nov 2019
    • email to newsletter @ caggni.org

    We would love to have you write an article for our newsletter!

    Members are invited and encouraged to submit material to newsletter @ caggni.org. You can write up whatever you think would be of interest to the group in 500-1,000 words (roughly) for the average-sized composition. Or send us smaller items, websites or tips. 

    We would especially welcome:

    • Preparation for library or archive research trips.
    • Research methodology and techniques.
    • How to request documents from the National Archives or other repositories.
    • Updates on commercial genealogical data sites.
    • Tips from the SIGs: RootsMagic + The Master Genealogist, Family Tree Maker, Reunion, DNA, Internet, Colonial and Storytellers.
    • What's ahead in computer technology?
    • Genealogy apps and practices for the iPhone, Android, etc.
    • Suggestions of blog sites or other genealogy sites of interest.
    • Submit a favorite ancestral or cemetery photograph.

     Send all submissions to newsletter @ caggni.org.

    (Note: CAGGNI does not claim copyright for photographs submitted by members; copyright belongs to the photographer.)

    • 23 Nov 2019
    • 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
    • Schaumburg Library, 130 S Roselle Rd, Schaumburg, IL, main floor tutorial area

    Storytellers’ Special Interest Group

    Our Storytellers group is dedicated to writing family stories for sharing with family members to ensure they don’t get lost.  If we don’t write them, “When we’re gone, they’re gone.”

    For our November meeting, write a page or two about a grandparent or other older relative who impacted your life, one you haven’t written about before. Your narrative should include the facts of that person's life: the skeleton (ie, b, m, d, bur – when & where), but also put flesh on those ancestral bones – the why and how. Or you might write about an incident in that person's life that had a significant impact on what followed. Perhaps you might write about a special time you spent with that person and, of course, why it was so special. You might want to include pictures and/or copies of relevant documents.

    Print up two copies of your narrative for sharing with others. Your fellow writers will have the opportunity to make suggestions for improvement as well as to enjoy your story before you share it with your family.

    Held on the main floor of the Schaumburg Library in the tutorial area.

    Facilitator:  Marti Swanson

    • 28 Dec 2019
    • email to newsletter @ caggni.org

    We would love to have you write an article for our newsletter!

    Members are invited and encouraged to submit material to newsletter @ caggni.org. You can write up whatever you think would be of interest to the group in 500-1,000 words (roughly) for the average-sized composition. Or send us smaller items, websites or tips. 

    We would especially welcome:

    • Preparation for library or archive research trips.
    • Research methodology and techniques.
    • How to request documents from the National Archives or other repositories.
    • Updates on commercial genealogical data sites.
    • Tips from the SIGs: RootsMagic + The Master Genealogist, Family Tree Maker, Reunion, DNA, Internet, Colonial and Storytellers.
    • What's ahead in computer technology?
    • Genealogy apps and practices for the iPhone, Android, etc.
    • Suggestions of blog sites or other genealogy sites of interest.
    • Submit a favorite ancestral or cemetery photograph.

     Send all submissions to newsletter @ caggni.org.

    (Note: CAGGNI does not claim copyright for photographs submitted by members; copyright belongs to the photographer.)

    • 11 Jan 2020
    • 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
    • Schaumburg Library, Roselle & Schaumburg Roads

    Internet Special Interest Group

    Internet genealogical services include Ancestry, Family Search, My Heritage, Find My Past, WikiTree and many others.  The Internet Special Interest Group intends to review questions about these services and have a dialog on the advantages and features of the services used by members.  This complements the features available from computer programs such as Family Tree Maker or RootsMagic that exploit the online databases available from these internet services.

    Facilitator:  Alan Wilson

    • 11 Jan 2020
    • 12:30 PM - 2:30 PM
    • Schaumburg Library, Commons Area, main floor

    GeneaQuest committee meeting

    This is a meeting of GeneaQuest Committee Members planning the Fall 2020 all-day conference.

    Contact us at GeneaQuest @ caggni.org if you are interested in speaking or participating on the committee.

    Facilitator: Michelle Wilson

    • 11 Jan 2020
    • 12:45 PM - 2:45 PM
    • Schaumburg Library, Roselle & Schaumburg Rds

    Reunion Special Interest Group

    Calling all Apple users!  Reunion is a genealogy software designed specifically for Macintosh and also available as an app for iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad.  Learn the tips and tricks that will have you utilizing this highly regarded program to its fullest.

    If you have a laptop, please bring it with you. Learning software is enhanced in a hands-on environment.

    Facilitator:  Bruce Christopher

    • 18 Jan 2020
    • 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
    • Schaumburg Library, Roselle & Schaumburg Rds

    A Walk Down Memory Lane

    by Rochelle Pennington

    Author Rochelle Pennington will transport all to the "good old days" of the 1930s, 40s and 50s in this lighthearted presentation detailing everyday life and featuring vintage photographs of bygone years of corner photo booths, party lines, hand-me-down clothes, wringer washing machines and outhouses.

    Speaker: Rochelle Pennington is an award-winning newspaper columnist and bestselling author of 10 books who gives hundreds of presentations a year. She resides in Wisconsin with her husband. They have two grown children and four grandchildren.

    • 18 Jan 2020
    • 12:45 PM - 2:45 PM
    • Schaumburg Library, Roselle & Schaumburg Roads

    RM + TMG Special Interest Group 

    The RM + TMG SIG is for members interested in the operation and features of the computer programs for genealogy databases RootsMagic and The Master Genealogist.  

    This CAGGNI Group meets to discuss and share knowledge and experience in using computer programs to research, record, display and share genealogical data.  Also helping each other gain a better understanding of the programs and other useful related computer software.  Users of all levels are welcome to join this group.

    Facilitator: Larry Olson



    • 08 Feb 2020
    • 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
    • Local Coffee Shop TBA

    GeneaQuest committee meeting

    This is a meeting of GeneaQuest Committee Members planning the Fall 2020 all-day conference.

    Contact us at GeneaQuest @ caggni.org if you are interested in speaking or participating on the committee.

    Facilitator: Michelle Wilson

    • 08 Feb 2020
    • 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
    • Schaumburg Library, Roselle & Schaumburg Roads

    DNA Special Interest Group

    This group focuses on learning the methods for analyzing DNA test results. We study topics such as autosomal DNA, mitochondrial DNA, Y-DNA and surname projects, X-DNA and ancestral admixture results. We'll also investigate third-party tools for analyzing your raw data and comparing DNA and gedcom data with test kit results from companies besides the one you tested with.

    DNA can break down genealogical brick walls once thought impenetrable – but only if you know how.

    ThIS SIG will combine short 15-20 minute lectures with interactive workshop-style activities.  

    Get ready to put your DNA results to work for you!

    Facilitators Dr. David Stumpf and Alan Wilson

    • 08 Feb 2020
    • 12:45 PM - 2:45 PM
    • Schaumburg Library, Roselle & Schaumburg Roads

    Family Tree Maker Special Interest Group 

    This interest group was originally formed to provide a forum for Family Tree Maker users to share their knowledge and build their expertise with Ancestry's FTM desktop software.

    This group continues to explore old and new features of Family Tree Maker software, now with developer MacKiev.

    Facilitator: TBA




    • 15 Feb 2020
    • 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
    • Schaumburg Library, Roselle & Schaumburg Rds

    A Guide to an Archive Visit

    by Laura Cosgrove Lorenzana 

    Why visit an Archives? What to know before you go; the 'whys' behind the rules in an Archives; handling the materials available or 'To Glove or Not to Glove.'

    Speaker: Laura Cosgrove Lorenzana is a consulting archivist, professional genealogist and lecturer. She has a BA in art history with a certificate in museum studies from the University of Illinois at Chicago and is a graduate of the ProGen Study Group 15 and the Forensic Genealogy Institute's Master Practicum. 

    • 15 Feb 2020
    • 12:45 PM - 3:00 PM
    • Schaumburg Library, 130 S Roselle Rd, Schaumburg, IL

    CAGGNI Board Meeting

    All members of the Board of Directors are requested to be present for this meeting. 

    This is an open meeting, and regular members of CAGGNI are welcome to attend.
    • 29 Feb 2020
    • 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
    • Schaumburg Library, Commons Area 1st Floor

    GeneaQuest committee meeting

    This is a meeting of GeneaQuest Committee Members planning the Fall 2020 all-day conference.

    Contact us at GeneaQuest @ caggni.org if you are interested in speaking or participating on the committee.

    Facilitator: Michelle Wilson

    • 14 Mar 2020
    • 12:45 PM - 2:45 PM
    • Schaumburg Library, Roselle & Schaumburg Rds

    Reunion Special Interest Group

    Calling all Apple users!  Reunion is a genealogy software designed specifically for Macintosh and also available as an app for iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad.  Learn the tips and tricks that will have you utilizing this highly regarded program to its fullest.

    If you have a laptop, please bring it with you. Learning software is enhanced in a hands-on environment.

    Facilitator:  Bruce Christopher

    • 21 Mar 2020
    • 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
    • Schaumburg Library, Roselle & Schaumburg Rds

    What's New in Technology

    by John Stryker

    John will continue the very popular look ahead at new technology, especially the tools, software and websites connected to our our genealogy passion.

    Speaker: John has been a member of CAGGNI since 2008. 

    • 21 Mar 2020
    • 12:45 PM - 2:45 PM
    • Schaumburg Library, Roselle & Schaumburg Rds

    Colonial Special Interest Group

    Interested in exploring your Colonial roots? Then this is the special interest group for you!

    Facilitators: Bob Allen and Mary Hoyer

    • 28 Mar 2020
    • 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
    • Schaumburg Library, 130 S Roselle Rd, Schaumburg, IL, main floor tutorial area

    Storytellers’ Special Interest Group

    CAGGNI’s Storytellers’ Special Interest Group is for those interested in the DOING of family history writing and storytelling. Do you need an assigned topic? Do you need deadlines to help get you motivated? Then join this group. 

    The Storytellers’ group is dedicated to writing family stories for sharing with family members and others. Preserve your family’s history legacy by writing and sharing your story.

    Held on the main floor of the Schaumburg Library in the tutorial area.

    Facilitator:  Marti Swanson

    • 11 Apr 2020
    • 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
    • Schaumburg Library, Roselle & Schaumburg Roads

    DNA Special Interest Group

    This group focuses on learning the methods for analyzing DNA test results. We study topics such as autosomal DNA, mitochondrial DNA, Y-DNA and surname projects, X-DNA and ancestral admixture results. We'll also investigate third-party tools for analyzing your raw data and comparing DNA and gedcom data with test kit results from companies besides the one you tested with.

    DNA can break down genealogical brick walls once thought impenetrable – but only if you know how.

    ThIS SIG will combine short 15-20 minute lectures with interactive workshop-style activities.  

    Get ready to put your DNA results to work for you!

    Facilitators Dr. David Stumpf and Alan Wilson

    • 11 Apr 2020
    • 12:45 PM - 2:45 PM
    • Schaumburg Library, Roselle & Schaumburg Roads

    Family Tree Maker Special Interest Group 

    This interest group was originally formed to provide a forum for Family Tree Maker users to share their knowledge and build their expertise with Ancestry's FTM desktop software.

    This group continues to explore old and new features of Family Tree Maker software, now with developer MacKiev.

    Facilitator: TBA




    • 18 Apr 2020
    • 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
    • Schaumburg Library, Roselle & Schaumburg Rds

    Travels with My Sister: Genealogical Journeys

    by Caron Primas Brennan

    Part travelogue, part how-to for traveling to do genealogical research.

    Speaker: Caron has been researching her family history since a 6th grade school project got her interested. She belongs to several local and regional genealogy groups as well as being a member of the Genealogical Speakers Guild and the Association of Professional Genealogists. A member of CAGGNI since 2002, she currently serves on the board of the Illinois State Genealogical Society.

    • 18 Apr 2020
    • 12:45 PM - 2:45 PM
    • Schaumburg Library, Roselle & Schaumburg Roads

    RM + TMG Special Interest Group 

    The RM + TMG SIG is for members interested in the operation and features of the computer programs for genealogy databases RootsMagic and The Master Genealogist.  

    This CAGGNI Group meets to discuss and share knowledge and experience in using computer programs to research, record, display and share genealogical data.  Also helping each other gain a better understanding of the programs and other useful related computer software.  Users of all levels are welcome to join this group.

    Facilitator: Larry Olson



    • 09 May 2020
    • 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
    • Schaumburg Library, Roselle & Schaumburg Roads

    Internet Special Interest Group

    Internet genealogical services include Ancestry, Family Search, My Heritage, Find My Past, WikiTree and many others.  The Internet Special Interest Group intends to review questions about these services and have a dialog on the advantages and features of the services used by members.  This complements the features available from computer programs such as Family Tree Maker or RootsMagic that exploit the online databases available from these internet services.

    Facilitator:  Alan Wilson

    • 09 May 2020
    • 12:45 PM - 3:00 PM
    • Schaumburg Library, 130 S Roselle Rd, Schaumburg, IL

    GeneaQuest committee meeting

    This is a meeting of GeneaQuest Committee Members planning the Fall 2020 all-day conference.

    Contact us at GeneaQuest @ caggni.org if you are interested in speaking or participating on the committee.

    Facilitator: Michell Wilson

    • 16 May 2020
    • 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
    • Schaumburg Library, Roselle & Schaumburg Rds

    Bringing Your Story to Life

    by Edwina Thomas

    Bringing Your Story to Life.

    Speaker: Edwina Thomas has been a member of CAGGNI since 2011.  

    • 16 May 2020
    • 12:45 PM - 3:00 PM
    • Schaumburg Library, 130 S Roselle Rd, Schaumburg, IL

    CAGGNI Board Meeting

    All members of the Board of Directors are requested to be present for this meeting. 

    This is an open meeting, and regular members of CAGGNI are welcome to attend.
    • 23 May 2020
    • 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
    • Schaumburg Library, 130 S Roselle Rd, Schaumburg, IL, main floor tutorial area

    Storytellers’ Special Interest Group

    CAGGNI’s Storytellers’ Special Interest Group is for those interested in the DOING of family history writing and storytelling. Do you need an assigned topic? Do you need deadlines to help get you motivated? Then join this group. 

    The Storytellers’ group is dedicated to writing family stories for sharing with family members and others. Preserve your family’s history legacy by writing and sharing your story.

    Held on the main floor of the Schaumburg Library in the tutorial area.

    Facilitator:  Marti Swanson

    • 13 Jun 2020
    • 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
    • Schaumburg Library, 130 S Roselle Rd, Schaumburg, IL

    GeneaQuest committee meeting

    This is a meeting of GeneaQuest Committee Members planning the Fall 2020 all-day conference.

    Contact us at GeneaQuest @ caggni.org if you are interested in speaking or participating on the committee.

    Facilitator: Michell Wilson

    • 13 Jun 2020
    • 12:45 PM - 2:45 PM
    • Schaumburg Library, Roselle & Schaumburg Roads

    Family Tree Maker Special Interest Group 

    This interest group was originally formed to provide a forum for Family Tree Maker users to share their knowledge and build their expertise with Ancestry's FTM desktop software.

    This group continues to explore old and new features of Family Tree Maker software, now with developer MacKiev.

    Facilitator: TBA




    • 20 Jun 2020
    • 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
    • Schaumburg Library, Roselle & Schaumburg Rds

    It’s Not Online – The other 90% of records

    by Suz Bates

    Many useful records for genealogy research are not online. How do you find these records and then how do you access them? Our speaker will present ways to find and use archives, repositories, depositories, historical societies and more to expand your family history research..

    Speaker: Suz Bates has been a family history researcher for over 40 years and a private consultant for 20 years. Starting her study of genealogy in the early 1970s, before computers, Suz spent many hours learning traditional research methods. Since then she has built on those skills, attending numerous classes, workshops and conferences. Suz earned a B.A. in modern foreign language with a minor in history and an M.S. in education. A member of the Genealogical Speakers Guild, she has been a member of CAGGNI since 2018.

    • 20 Jun 2020
    • 12:45 PM - 2:45 PM
    • Schaumburg Library, Roselle & Schaumburg Rds

    Colonial Special Interest Group

    Interested in exploring your Colonial roots? Then this is the special interest group for you!

    Facilitators: Bob Allen and Mary Hoyer

    • 11 Jul 2020
    • 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
    • Schaumburg Library, Roselle & Schaumburg Roads

    Internet Special Interest Group

    Internet genealogical services include Ancestry, Family Search, My Heritage, Find My Past, WikiTree and many others.  The Internet Special Interest Group intends to review questions about these services and have a dialog on the advantages and features of the services used by members.  This complements the features available from computer programs such as Family Tree Maker or RootsMagic that exploit the online databases available from these internet services.

    Facilitator:  Alan Wilson

    • 11 Jul 2020
    • 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
    • Schaumburg Library, 130 S Roselle Rd, Schaumburg, IL

    GeneaQuest committee meeting

    This is a meeting of GeneaQuest Committee Members planning the Fall 2020 all-day conference.

    Contact us at GeneaQuest @ caggni.org if you are interested in speaking or participating on the committee.

    Facilitator: Michell Wilson

    • 11 Jul 2020
    • 12:45 PM - 2:45 PM
    • Schaumburg Library, Roselle & Schaumburg Rds

    Reunion Special Interest Group

    Calling all Apple users!  Reunion is a genealogy software designed specifically for Macintosh and also available as an app for iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad.  Learn the tips and tricks that will have you utilizing this highly regarded program to its fullest.

    If you have a laptop, please bring it with you. Learning software is enhanced in a hands-on environment.

    Facilitator:  Bruce Christopher

    • 18 Jul 2020
    • 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
    • Schaumburg Library, Roselle & Schaumburg Rds

    Northern Illinois Coal Mining

    by Richard Joyce

    Though gone for several decades, the coal industry had a huge impact on northern Illinois. Our speaker will focus on the history of the coal industry in northern Illinois from the work force, to the mine types to the social life in the coal towns, labor struggles and major mine disasters. 

    Speaker: Richard Joyce is a descendant of coal miners on both sides of his family and grew up on a farm near South Wilmington. A resident of Coal City, he is a retired teacher and serves on the Grundy County board.

    • 18 Jul 2020
    • 12:45 PM - 2:45 PM
    • Schaumburg Library, Roselle & Schaumburg Roads

    RM + TMG Special Interest Group 

    The RM + TMG SIG is for members interested in the operation and features of the computer programs for genealogy databases RootsMagic and The Master Genealogist.  

    This CAGGNI Group meets to discuss and share knowledge and experience in using computer programs to research, record, display and share genealogical data.  Also helping each other gain a better understanding of the programs and other useful related computer software.  Users of all levels are welcome to join this group.

    Facilitator: Larry Olson



    • 25 Jul 2020
    • 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
    • Schaumburg Library, 130 S Roselle Rd, Schaumburg, IL, main floor tutorial area

    Storytellers’ Special Interest Group

    CAGGNI’s Storytellers’ Special Interest Group is for those interested in the DOING of family history writing and storytelling. Do you need an assigned topic? Do you need deadlines to help get you motivated? Then join this group. 

    The Storytellers’ group is dedicated to writing family stories for sharing with family members and others. Preserve your family’s history legacy by writing and sharing your story.

    Held on the main floor of the Schaumburg Library in the tutorial area.

    Facilitator:  Marti Swanson

    • 08 Aug 2020
    • 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
    • Schaumburg Library, 130 S Roselle Rd, Schaumburg, IL

    GeneaQuest committee meeting

    This is a meeting of GeneaQuest Committee Members planning the Fall 2020 all-day conference.

    Contact us at GeneaQuest @ caggni.org if you are interested in speaking or participating on the committee.

    Facilitator: Michell Wilson

    • 08 Aug 2020
    • 12:45 PM - 3:00 PM
    • Schaumburg Library, Roselle & Schaumburg Roads

    DNA Special Interest Group

    This group focuses on learning the methods for analyzing DNA test results. We study topics such as autosomal DNA, mitochondrial DNA, Y-DNA and surname projects, X-DNA and ancestral admixture results. We'll also investigate third-party tools for analyzing your raw data and comparing DNA and gedcom data with test kit results from companies besides the one you tested with.

    DNA can break down genealogical brick walls once thought impenetrable – but only if you know how.

    ThIS SIG will combine short 15-20 minute lectures with interactive workshop-style activities.  

    Get ready to put your DNA results to work for you!

    Facilitators Dr. David Stumpf and Alan Wilson

    • 15 Aug 2020
    • 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
    • Schaumburg Library, Roselle & Schaumburg Rds

    Reconstructing Communities Using Genealogical Resources

    by Ari Wilkins/webinar

    Recreating communities can provide rich and insightful details about an ancestor’s life and surroundings. This lecture will demonstrate ways to combine data from census records, Sanborn maps and city directories.

    Speaker: Ari Wilkins is a graduate of Louisiana State University who has been actively researching family history since 1998. She worked with Dr. James Rose for many years on his final project Generations: The WPA Ex-Slave Narrative Database. She is the owner of the genealogical consulting company, Black Genesis, and also works as a contributor for Proquest’s African American Heritage database. A library associate at Dallas Public Library since 2007, Ari has presented topics at national and state genealogy conferences.

    • 15 Aug 2020
    • 12:45 PM - 3:00 PM
    • Schaumburg Library, 130 S Roselle Rd, Schaumburg, IL

    CAGGNI Board Meeting

    All members of the Board of Directors are requested to be present for this meeting. 

    This is an open meeting, and regular members of CAGGNI are welcome to attend.
    • 12 Sep 2020
    • 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
    • NIU – Hoffman Estates

    Save the date!

    CAGGNI is pleased to announce its 4th biennial conference…


    2020: Frontiers in Genealogy

    Sept. 12, 2020    NIU – Hoffman Estates


    • 19 Sep 2020
    • 12:45 PM - 2:45 PM
    • Schaumburg Library, Roselle & Schaumburg Rds

    Colonial Special Interest Group

    Interested in exploring your Colonial roots? Then this is the special interest group for you!

    Facilitators: Bob Allen and Mary Hoyer

    • 26 Sep 2020
    • 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
    • Schaumburg Library, 130 S Roselle Rd, Schaumburg, IL, main floor tutorial area

    Storytellers’ Special Interest Group

    CAGGNI’s Storytellers’ Special Interest Group is for those interested in the DOING of family history writing and storytelling. Do you need an assigned topic? Do you need deadlines to help get you motivated? Then join this group. 

    The Storytellers’ group is dedicated to writing family stories for sharing with family members and others. Preserve your family’s history legacy by writing and sharing your story.

    Held on the main floor of the Schaumburg Library in the tutorial area.

    Facilitator:  Marti Swanson

    • 10 Oct 2020
    • 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
    • Schaumburg Library, Roselle & Schaumburg Roads

    Internet Special Interest Group

    Internet genealogical services include Ancestry, Family Search, My Heritage, Find My Past, WikiTree and many others.  The Internet Special Interest Group intends to review questions about these services and have a dialog on the advantages and features of the services used by members.  This complements the features available from computer programs such as Family Tree Maker or RootsMagic that exploit the online databases available from these internet services.

    Facilitator:  Alan Wilson

    • 10 Oct 2020
    • 12:45 PM - 2:45 PM
    • Schaumburg Library, Roselle & Schaumburg Rds

    Reunion Special Interest Group

    Calling all Apple users!  Reunion is a genealogy software designed specifically for Macintosh and also available as an app for iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad.  Learn the tips and tricks that will have you utilizing this highly regarded program to its fullest.

    If you have a laptop, please bring it with you. Learning software is enhanced in a hands-on environment.

    Facilitator:  Bruce Christopher

    • 17 Oct 2020
    • 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
    • Schaumburg Library, Roselle & Schaumburg Rds

    Using History Lines to Tell Your Story

    by Adam Allgaier

    Using History Lines to Tell Your Story.

    Speaker: Adam Allgaier ...  

    • 17 Oct 2020
    • 12:45 PM - 2:45 PM
    • Schaumburg Library, Roselle & Schaumburg Roads

    RM + TMG Special Interest Group 

    The RM + TMG SIG is for members interested in the operation and features of the computer programs for genealogy databases RootsMagic and The Master Genealogist.  

    This CAGGNI Group meets to discuss and share knowledge and experience in using computer programs to research, record, display and share genealogical data.  Also helping each other gain a better understanding of the programs and other useful related computer software.  Users of all levels are welcome to join this group.

    Facilitator: Larry Olson



    • 24 Oct 2020
    • 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
    • Bartlett Public Library, 800 S. Bartlett Rd., Bartlett, IL

    Road Trip Committee Meeting

    This is a meeting to organize CAGGNI’s 2021 road trip.

    All members interested in serving on the committee are encouraged to attend.

    Facilitator:  Marti Gustafson

    • 14 Nov 2020
    • 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
    • Schaumburg Library, Roselle & Schaumburg Roads

    DNA Special Interest Group

    This group focuses on learning the methods for analyzing DNA test results. We study topics such as autosomal DNA, mitochondrial DNA, Y-DNA and surname projects, X-DNA and ancestral admixture results. We'll also investigate third-party tools for analyzing your raw data and comparing DNA and gedcom data with test kit results from companies besides the one you tested with.

    DNA can break down genealogical brick walls once thought impenetrable – but only if you know how.

    ThIS SIG will combine short 15-20 minute lectures with interactive workshop-style activities.  

    Get ready to put your DNA results to work for you!

    Facilitators Dr. David Stumpf and Alan Wilson

    • 14 Nov 2020
    • 12:45 PM - 2:45 PM
    • Schaumburg Library, Roselle & Schaumburg Roads

    Family Tree Maker Special Interest Group 

    This interest group was originally formed to provide a forum for Family Tree Maker users to share their knowledge and build their expertise with Ancestry's FTM desktop software.

    This group continues to explore old and new features of Family Tree Maker software, now with developer MacKiev.

    Facilitator: TBA




    • 21 Nov 2020
    • 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
    • Schaumburg Library, Roselle & Schaumburg Rds

    Title TBA

    by Speaker TBA

    Description TBA.

    Speaker: Bio TBA. 

    Pot Luck Holiday Party

    Prior to the presentation will be the election of the new board at the end-of-year Business Meeting. And we will have our Annual Potluck Social, so please bring a dish to share.


    • 21 Nov 2020
    • 12:45 PM - 3:00 PM
    • Schaumburg Library, 130 S Roselle Rd, Schaumburg, IL

    CAGGNI Board Meeting

    All members of the Board of Directors are requested to be present for this meeting. 

    This is an open meeting, and regular members of CAGGNI are welcome to attend.

Past events

16 Nov 2019 CAGGNI Board Meeting
16 Nov 2019 Amelia Earhart and Pot Luck Holiday Party
09 Nov 2019 GeneaQuest committee meeting
26 Oct 2019 CAGGNI Newsletter Deadline
19 Oct 2019 DNA Special Interest Group
19 Oct 2019 Holy Cow! Where Are My Chicago Catholics Now?
12 Oct 2019 Family Tree Maker Special Interest Group
12 Oct 2019 Colonial America Special Interest Group
28 Sep 2019 Storytellers' Special Interest Group
28 Sep 2019 CAGGNI Newsletter Deadline
21 Sep 2019 GeneaQuest committee meeting
21 Sep 2019 Murder on the Meadow
09 Sep 2019 Road trip to Washington, DC
24 Aug 2019 CAGGNI Newsletter Deadline
17 Aug 2019 CAGGNI Board Meeting
17 Aug 2019 Untying the Knot: Divorce Records
10 Aug 2019 Info session for Washington, DC, Road Trip participants
10 Aug 2019 DNA Special Interest Group
10 Aug 2019 GQ 2020 Committee Meeting
03 Aug 2019 Road Trip Committee Meeting
27 Jul 2019 Storytellers' Special Interest Group
27 Jul 2019 CAGGNI Newsletter Deadline
20 Jul 2019 RM + TMG Special Interest Group
20 Jul 2019 The Art of Negative Space Research: Women
13 Jul 2019 Reunion Special Interest Group
13 Jul 2019 Internet Special Interest Group
06 Jul 2019 Road Trip Committee Meeting
22 Jun 2019 CAGGNI Newsletter Deadline
15 Jun 2019 Max your research in Washington, DC
15 Jun 2019 Explore U.S. Church Records: Find Family
08 Jun 2019 Road Trip Committee Meeting
08 Jun 2019 GQ 2020 Committee Meeting
08 Jun 2019 DNA Special Interest Group
25 May 2019 CAGGNI Newsletter Deadline
18 May 2019 CAGGNI Board Meeting
18 May 2019 Genealogy Trivia Game
11 May 2019 Family Tree Maker Special Interest Group
11 May 2019 Storytellers' Special Interest Group
04 May 2019 Road Trip Committee Meeting
27 Apr 2019 CAGGNI Newsletter Deadline
20 Apr 2019 Reunion Special Interest Group
20 Apr 2019 GQ 2020 Committee Meeting
20 Apr 2019 Making the Back Story Come Alive (WEBINAR)
13 Apr 2019 Internet Special Interest Group
13 Apr 2019 RM + TMG Special Interest Group
06 Apr 2019 Road Trip Committee Meeting
23 Mar 2019 CAGGNI Newsletter Deadline
16 Mar 2019 Colonial America Special Interest Group
16 Mar 2019 What's New in Technology?
09 Mar 2019 Storytellers' Special Interest Group
02 Mar 2019 Road Trip Committee Meeting
23 Feb 2019 CAGGNI Newsletter Deadline
16 Feb 2019 CAGGNI Board Meeting
16 Feb 2019 Pandemic 1918! Fighting Influenza during the Great War
09 Feb 2019 Reunion Special Interest Group
02 Feb 2019 Road Trip Committee Meeting
26 Jan 2019 CAGGNI Newsletter Deadline
19 Jan 2019 RM + TMG Special Interest Group
19 Jan 2019 Internet Archive: The Amazing Genealogical Resource You’re Not Using!
12 Jan 2019 Family Tree Maker Special Interest Group
12 Jan 2019 DNA Special Interest Group
05 Jan 2019 Road Trip Committee Meeting
22 Dec 2018 CAGGNI Newsletter Deadline
01 Dec 2018 **CANCELED** Road Trip Committee Meeting
24 Nov 2018 CAGGNI Newsletter Deadline
17 Nov 2018 CAGGNI Board Meeting
17 Nov 2018 WWI General Charles G. Dawes and Holiday Party
10 Nov 2018 Internet Special Interest Group
10 Nov 2018 Storytellers' Special Interest Group
03 Nov 2018 Road Trip Committee Meeting
27 Oct 2018 CAGGNI Newsletter Deadline
20 Oct 2018 Family Tree Maker Special Interest Group
20 Oct 2018 UnChopping Down my Johnson Family Tree with DNA & Research
13 Oct 2018 RM + TMG Special Interest Group
13 Oct 2018 DNA Special Interest Group
06 Oct 2018 Road Trip Committee Meeting
22 Sep 2018 CAGGNI Newsletter Deadline
15 Sep 2018 Internet Special Interest Group
15 Sep 2018 Beyond the Records: Putting Flesh on the Bones of Your Civil War Ancestors
08 Sep 2018 Reunion Special Interest Group
08 Sep 2018 Storytellers' Special Interest Group
01 Sep 2018 Road Trip Committee Meeting
25 Aug 2018 CAGGNI Newsletter Deadline
18 Aug 2018 CAGGNI Board Meeting
18 Aug 2018 Beyond the Census
11 Aug 2018 Family Tree Maker Special Interest Group
11 Aug 2018 DNA Special Interest Group
04 Aug 2018 ROAD TRIP 2019 Committee Meeting
28 Jul 2018 CAGGNI Newsletter Deadline
21 Jul 2018 RM + TMG Special Interest Group
21 Jul 2018 Using Social History to Build an Ancestor's Story
14 Jul 2018 Reunion Special Interest Group
14 Jul 2018 Internet Special Interest Group
14 Jul 2018 Storytellers' Special Interest Group
23 Jun 2018 GeneaQuest 2018
23 Jun 2018 CAGGNI Newsletter Deadline
16 Jun 2018 DNA Special Interest Group
09 Jun 2018 CAGGNI Board Meeting
09 Jun 2018 GENEAQUEST 2018 Committee Meeting
26 May 2018 CAGGNI Newsletter Deadline
19 May 2018 Gone but not Forgotten
12 May 2018 Storytellers' Special Interest Group
12 May 2018 GENEAQUEST 2018 Committee Meeting
28 Apr 2018 GENEAQUEST 2018 Committee Meeting
28 Apr 2018 CAGGNI Newsletter Deadline
21 Apr 2018 Reunion Special Interest Group
21 Apr 2018 "Preserve Your Ancestor's Legacy: Write Their Life Story"
14 Apr 2018 RM + TMG Special Interest Group
14 Apr 2018 Family Tree Maker Special Interest Group
24 Mar 2018 GENEAQUEST 2018 Committee Meeting
24 Mar 2018 CAGGNI Newsletter Deadline
17 Mar 2018 Internet Special Interest Group
17 Mar 2018 What's New in Technology
10 Mar 2018 Storytellers' Special Interest Group
24 Feb 2018 CAGGNI Newsletter Deadline
17 Feb 2018 CAGGNI Board Meeting
17 Feb 2018 Tracing Your WWI Immigrant Ancestors in "Alien Papers"
10 Feb 2018 Reunion Special Interest Group
10 Feb 2018 GENEAQUEST 2018 Committee Meeting
27 Jan 2018 GENEAQUEST 2018 Committee Meeting
27 Jan 2018 CAGGNI Newsletter Deadline
20 Jan 2018 RM + TMG Special Interest Group
20 Jan 2018 Brick by Brick: Tracing Your Home's History
13 Jan 2018 Family Tree Maker Special Interest Group
13 Jan 2018 DNA Special Interest Group
23 Dec 2017 CAGGNI Newsletter Deadline
25 Nov 2017 CAGGNI Newsletter Deadline
18 Nov 2017 CAGGNI Board Meeting
18 Nov 2017 Annual Holiday Potluck and Abraham Lincoln
11 Nov 2017 Reunion Special Interest Group
11 Nov 2017 Storytellers' Special Interest Group
11 Nov 2017 GENEAQUEST 2018 Committee Meeting
28 Oct 2017 Family Tree Maker Special Interest Group
28 Oct 2017 CAGGNI Newsletter Deadline
21 Oct 2017 Internet Special Interest Group
21 Oct 2017 The Real "Devil" in the White City - New Revelations about Dr. H.H. Holmes
14 Oct 2017 RM + TMG Special Interest Group
14 Oct 2017 DNA Special Interest Group
23 Sep 2017 CAGGNI Newsletter Deadline
16 Sep 2017 Reunion Special Interest Group
16 Sep 2017 Hunting for Henry: A Case Study Using Collaterals
09 Sep 2017 GENEA QUEST 2018 Committee Meeting
09 Sep 2017 Storytellers' Special Interest Group
26 Aug 2017 CAGGNI Newsletter Deadline
19 Aug 2017 CAGGNI Board Meeting
19 Aug 2017 Bringing Life to Our Ancestors: Manuscript Collections
12 Aug 2017 Internet Special Interest Group
12 Aug 2017 DNA Special Interest Group
22 Jul 2017 Family Tree Maker Special Interest Group
22 Jul 2017 CAGGNI Newsletter Deadline
15 Jul 2017 RM + TMG Special Interest Group
15 Jul 2017 Are You Related to Someone Famous?
08 Jul 2017 Storytellers' Special Interest Group
08 Jul 2017 GENEA QUEST 2018 Committee Meeting
24 Jun 2017 CAGGNI Newsletter Deadline
15 Jun 2017 SPECIAL EVENT: 2017 Road Trip – Allen County Public Library, Fort Wayne, IN
10 Jun 2017 Internet Special Interest Group
10 Jun 2017 DNA Special Interest Group
27 May 2017 CAGGNI Newsletter Deadline
20 May 2017 CAGGNI Board Meeting
20 May 2017 WikiTree, the Free Global Family Tree
13 May 2017 Storytellers' Special Interest Group
22 Apr 2017 Family Tree Maker Special Interest Group
22 Apr 2017 Getting the Most out of the Allen County Road Trip
22 Apr 2017 CAGGNI Newsletter Deadline
15 Apr 2017 Reunion Special Interest Group
15 Apr 2017 Researching Italian Records
08 Apr 2017 GENEA QUEST 2018 Committee Meeting
08 Apr 2017 RM + TMG Special Interest Group
25 Mar 2017 ROAD TRIP 2017 Committee Meeting
25 Mar 2017 CAGGNI Newsletter Deadline
18 Mar 2017 Storytellers' Special Interest Group
18 Mar 2017 What's New in Technology?
11 Mar 2017 Internet Special Interest Group
25 Feb 2017 ROAD TRIP 2017 Committee Meeting
25 Feb 2017 CAGGNI Newsletter Deadline
18 Feb 2017 CAGGNI Board Meeting
18 Feb 2017 New Sources for British Isles Research
11 Feb 2017 Reunion Special Interest Group
11 Feb 2017 ROAD TRIP 2017 Committee Meeting
28 Jan 2017 CAGGNI Newsletter Deadline
28 Jan 2017 ROAD TRIP 2017 Committee Meeting
21 Jan 2017 RM + TMG Special Interest Group
21 Jan 2017 Navigating the Illinois State Archives
14 Jan 2017 GENEA QUEST 2018 Committee Meeting
14 Jan 2017 DNA Special Interest Group: Special Presentation
24 Dec 2016 CAGGNI Newsletter Deadline
17 Dec 2016 ROAD TRIP 2017 Committee Meeting
10 Dec 2016 Storytellers' Special Interest Group
26 Nov 2016 CAGGNI Newsletter Deadline
19 Nov 2016 CAGGNI Board Meeting
19 Nov 2016 Over There: The War to End All Wars
12 Nov 2016 The Master Genealogist User Group
22 Oct 2016 CAGGNI Newsletter Deadline
15 Oct 2016 Family Tree Maker Special Interest Group
15 Oct 2016 Try It: Illinois
08 Oct 2016 CANCELED – Reunion Special Interest Group
08 Oct 2016 DNA Special Interest Group
24 Sep 2016 CAGGNI Newsletter Deadline
17 Sep 2016 DNA and the Genealogical Proof Standard
10 Sep 2016 Storytellers' Special Interest Group
27 Aug 2016 CAGGNI Newsletter Deadline
20 Aug 2016 CAGGNI Board Meeting
20 Aug 2016 Creating and Sustaining Your Family Newsletter: Genealogy-Rich Source Material
13 Aug 2016 Reunion Special Interest Group
13 Aug 2016 The Master Genealogist User Group
23 Jul 2016 Storyteller's Special Interest Group
23 Jul 2016 CAGGNI Newsletter Deadline
16 Jul 2016 Family Tree Maker Special Interest Group
16 Jul 2016 Who Got the Family Album? Digitizing and Sharing Family Artifacts
09 Jul 2016 DNA Special Interest Group
25 Jun 2016 CAGGNI Newsletter Deadline
18 Jun 2016 GeneaQuest 2016 - Genealogy Detectives
11 Jun 2016 GeneaQuest 2016 Committee Meeting
28 May 2016 CAGGNI Newsletter Deadline
21 May 2016 CAGGNI Board Meeting
21 May 2016 Find A Grave - A Wonderful Website
14 May 2016 Storyteller's Special Interest Group
14 May 2016 GeneaQuest 2016 Committee Meeting
14 May 2016 The Master Genealogist User Group
23 Apr 2016 CAGGNI Newsletter Deadline
16 Apr 2016 Family Tree Maker Special Interest Group
16 Apr 2016 Mapping It: A DIY Tutorial
09 Apr 2016 Reunion Special Interest Group
09 Apr 2016 DNA Special Interest Group
26 Mar 2016 CAGGNI Newsletter Deadline
19 Mar 2016 GeneaQuest 2016 Committee Meeting
19 Mar 2016 What's New in Technology
12 Mar 2016 Storyteller's Special Interest Group
27 Feb 2016 CAGGNI Newsletter Deadline
20 Feb 2016 CAGGNI Board Meeting
20 Feb 2016 Uncle Jake's Farm: Federal Land A - Z
13 Feb 2016 Reunion Special Interest Group
13 Feb 2016 The Master Genealogist User Group
23 Jan 2016 CAGGNI Newsletter Deadline
16 Jan 2016 Family Tree Maker Special Interest Group
16 Jan 2016 Publishing Your Book
09 Jan 2016 GeneaQuest 2016 Committee Meeting
09 Jan 2016 DNA Special Interest Group
26 Dec 2015 CAGGNI Newsletter Deadline
28 Nov 2015 CAGGNI Newsletter Deadline
21 Nov 2015 CAGGNI Board Meeting
21 Nov 2015 Visit with Ben Franklin & Annual Potluck Social
14 Nov 2015 The Master Genealogist User Group
14 Nov 2015 GeneaQuest 2016 Committee Meeting
24 Oct 2015 CAGGNI Newsletter Deadline
17 Oct 2015 Family Tree Maker Special Interest Group
17 Oct 2015 Lost Children: Orphans, Vagrants, Delinquents, Half-Orphans, Dependents, Surrendered, Adopted
10 Oct 2015 Reunion Special Interest Group
10 Oct 2015 DNA Special Interest Group
26 Sep 2015 CAGGNI Newsletter Deadline
19 Sep 2015 CAGGNI Board Meeting
19 Sep 2015 PhotoShop and Document Restoration
12 Sep 2015 GeneaQuest 2016 Committee Meeting
12 Sep 2015 Storyteller's Special Interest Group
22 Aug 2015 CAGGNI Newsletter Deadline
15 Aug 2015 Cantigny Tours and Picnic!
08 Aug 2015 Reunion Special Interest Group
08 Aug 2015 The Master Genealogist User Group
25 Jul 2015 CAGGNI Newsletter Deadline
18 Jul 2015 Family Tree Maker Special Interest Group
18 Jul 2015 Pinning Down Your Past: Adding Social Media to Your Genealogy Repertoire
11 Jul 2015 DNA Special Interest Group
27 Jun 2015 CAGGNI Newsletter Deadline
20 Jun 2015 Reunion Special Interest Group
20 Jun 2015 A Guide to Overseas Genealogy
13 Jun 2015 GeneaQuest 2016 Committee Meeting
13 Jun 2015 Brochure Committee Meeting
13 Jun 2015 Storyteller's Special Interest Group
23 May 2015 CAGGNI Newsletter Deadline
16 May 2015 CAGGNI Board Meeting
16 May 2015 Researching at Appomattox Court House: Genealogy through the lens of the Civil War
09 May 2015 Presenter's Workshop
09 May 2015 The Master Genealogist User Group
25 Apr 2015 CAGGNI Newsletter Deadline
23 Apr 2015 SPECIAL EVENT: 2015 Road Trip - Wisconsin Historical Society, Madison WI
18 Apr 2015 Family Tree Maker Special Interest Group
18 Apr 2015 CAGGNI Special Board Meeting
18 Apr 2015 Where Did I Put Grandpa?
11 Apr 2015 Reunion Special Interest Group
11 Apr 2015 2nd Saturday Workshop: Preparing for CAGGNI Roadtrip to Wisconsin Historical Society
28 Mar 2015 CAGGNI Newsletter Deadline
21 Mar 2015 What's New in Technology
21 Mar 2015 GeneaQuest 2016 Committee Meeting
21 Mar 2015 Brief Board Meeting
14 Mar 2015 Storytellers' Special Interest Group
28 Feb 2015 CAGGNI Newsletter Deadline
21 Feb 2015 CAGGNI Board Meeting
21 Feb 2015 The Wisconsin Historical Society Library & Archives: What is in it? Everything!!
14 Feb 2015 Reunion Special Interest Group
14 Feb 2015 The Master Genealogist User Group
24 Jan 2015 CAGGNI Newsletter Deadline
17 Jan 2015 The Day That Lived in Infamy. Navigating World War II Military Records
17 Jan 2015 Family Tree Maker Special Interest Group
10 Jan 2015 GeneaQuest 2016 Committee Meeting
10 Jan 2015 DNA Special Interest Group
27 Dec 2014 CAGGNI Newsletter Deadline
22 Nov 2014 CAGGNI Newsletter Deadline
15 Nov 2014 CAGGNI Board Meeting
15 Nov 2014 Share, Show & Tell: CAGGNI's 2014 Holiday Social & Potluck
08 Nov 2014 The Master Genealogist User Group
25 Oct 2014 CAGGNI Newsletter Deadline
18 Oct 2014 Family Tree Maker Special Interest Group
18 Oct 2014 Dating Photographs Through Costume
11 Oct 2014 Reunion Special Interest Group
11 Oct 2014 2nd Saturday Workshop: Going Electronic - Making the Leap
27 Sep 2014 CAGGNI Newsletter Deadline
20 Sep 2014 Getting the Most Out of InternetArchive.org
13 Sep 2014 2nd Saturday - Storyteller's Group
23 Aug 2014 CAGGNI Newsletter Deadline
16 Aug 2014 CAGGNI Board Meeting
16 Aug 2014 Researching Your Chicago Ancestors
09 Aug 2014 Reunion Special Interest Group
09 Aug 2014 The Master Genealogist User Group
26 Jul 2014 CAGGNI Newsletter Deadline
19 Jul 2014 Family Tree Maker Special Interest Group
19 Jul 2014 New Tools for Finding Old Stuff
12 Jul 2014 2nd Saturday - Storyteller's Group
28 Jun 2014 CAGGNI Newsletter Deadline
21 Jun 2014 CAGGNI Board Meeting
21 Jun 2014 Technological Advances in Polish-American Genealogy
14 Jun 2014 Reunion Special Interest Group
14 Jun 2014 Second Saturday Workshop - Genealogy Basics Part 2
24 May 2014 CAGGNI Newsletter Deadline
17 May 2014 GeneaQuest - The Future is Now
10 May 2014 The Master Genealogist User Group
26 Apr 2014 CAGGNI Newsletter Deadline
19 Apr 2014 Family Tree Maker Special Interest Group
19 Apr 2014 Billion Graves
12 Apr 2014 Reunion Special Interest Group
12 Apr 2014 2nd Saturday Workshop: Enrich Your Stories with Multi-Media
24 Mar 2014 CAGGNI Newsletter Deadline
15 Mar 2014 What's New in Technology
08 Mar 2014 Writer's Workshop
22 Feb 2014 CAGGNI Board Meeting
22 Feb 2014 "Planting" Your Family Tree Online" (Setting Up Your Family History Website, Part II)
22 Feb 2014 CAGGNI Newsletter Deadline
08 Feb 2014 Reunion Special Interest Group
08 Feb 2014 The Master Genealogist User Group
25 Jan 2014 CAGGNI Newsletter Deadline
18 Jan 2014 The Family Tree Maker Special Interest Group
18 Jan 2014 French Genealogy is Easy - Merci Napoleon
11 Jan 2014 Second Saturday - Genealogy Basics
28 Dec 2013 CAGGNI Newsletter Deadline
07 Dec 2013 CAGGNI Planning Session
23 Nov 2013 CAGGNI Newsletter Deadline
16 Nov 2013 CAGGNI Board of Directors Meeting
16 Nov 2013 Membership Program: Famous First Ladies | Annual Business Meeting | Family Favorites Potluck Social
09 Nov 2013 The Master Genealogist - Special Interest Group
26 Oct 2013 CAGGNI Newsletter Deadline
19 Oct 2013 The Family Tree Maker - Special Interest Group
19 Oct 2013 Membership Program - Paths to the Past - CAGGNI goes on TV!
12 Oct 2013 Reunion - Special Interest Group
12 Oct 2013 2nd Saturday Workshop Series: Video Storytelling
11 Oct 2013 SPECIAL EVENT: 2013 Road Trip - Newberry Library
28 Sep 2013 CAGGNI Newsletter Deadline
21 Sep 2013 AQ / PAF - Special Interest Group
21 Sep 2013 Evernote for the Genealogist
14 Sep 2013 2nd Saturday Workshop Series: Preparing for CAGGNI Roadtrip to Newberry Library
24 Aug 2013 CAGGNI Newsletter Deadline
17 Aug 2013 CAGGNI Board of Directors Meeting
17 Aug 2013 Membership Program - Getting Started in (on-line) Genealogy
10 Aug 2013 Reunion - Special Interest Group
10 Aug 2013 The Master Genealogist - Special Interest Group
27 Jul 2013 CAGGNI Newsletter Deadline
20 Jul 2013 The Family Tree Maker - Special Interest Group
20 Jul 2013 Membershp Program - 18th & 19th Century English Parish Records
13 Jul 2013 2nd Saturday Workshop Series: My Little Breakthrough
22 Jun 2013 CAGGNI Newsletter Deadline
15 Jun 2013 AQ / PAF - Special Interest Group
15 Jun 2013 Membership Program - Military Genealogy
08 Jun 2013 Reunion - Special Interest Group
02 Jun 2013 2nd Annual Picnic!
25 May 2013 CAGGNI Newsletter Deadline
18 May 2013 CAGGNI Board of Directors Meeting
18 May 2013 Membership Program - Will the Real Sven Larsson Please Stand Up?
11 May 2013 The Master Genealogist - Special Interest Group
29 Apr 2013 CAGGNI Newsletter Deadline
20 Apr 2013 The Family Tree Maker - Special Interest Group
20 Apr 2013 Membership Program - Off The Beaten Cyber Path
13 Apr 2013 Reunion - Special Interest Group
13 Apr 2013 2nd Saturday Workshop Series: Using Ancestry.com
16 Mar 2013 AQ / PAF - Special Interest Group
16 Mar 2013 Membership Program - What's New in Technology
09 Mar 2013 2nd Saturday Workshop Series: Writer's Workshop - Part II
23 Feb 2013 CAGGNI Newsletter Deadline
16 Feb 2013 CAGGNI Board of Directors Meeting
16 Feb 2013 Membership Program - Cemetery Sleuthing
09 Feb 2013 Reunion - Special Interest Group
09 Feb 2013 The Master Genealogist - Special Interest Group
26 Jan 2013 CAGGNI Newsletter Deadline
19 Jan 2013 The Family Tree Maker - Special Interest Group
19 Jan 2013 Membership Program - Hidden Treasures at Ancestry.com - and How to Find Them
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15 Dec 2012 NO Meeting - Happy Holidays!
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17 Nov 2012 CAGGNI Board of Directors Meeting
17 Nov 2012 Annual Business Meeting, Potluck & Revolutionary War Program
10 Nov 2012 The Master Genealogist - Special Interest Group
27 Oct 2012 CAGGNI Newsletter Deadline
20 Oct 2012 The Family Tree Maker - Special Interest Group
20 Oct 2012 Membership Program - What's New at Family Search
13 Oct 2012 Reunion - Special Interest Group
13 Oct 2012 2nd Saturday Workshop Series: Flip-Pal Workshop
06 Oct 2012 First Saturday - Meet Up
05 Oct 2012 CAGGNI 2013 Dues Resolution
22 Sep 2012 CAGGNI Newsletter Deadline
21 Sep 2012 SPECIAL EVENT: 2012 Road Trip - Allen County Public Library, Ft. Wayne, IN
15 Sep 2012 AQ / PAF - Special Interest Group
15 Sep 2012 Membership Program - The Genealogist's Electronic Toolbox by John Stryker
08 Sep 2012 2nd Saturday Workshop Series: Getting the Most out of the ACPL Road Trip
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18 Aug 2012 CAGGNI Board of Directors Meeting
18 Aug 2012 Membership Program - Atlas of County Boundaries and HistoryGeo.com
11 Aug 2012 Reunion - Special Interest Group
11 Aug 2012 The Master Genealogist - Special Interest Group
28 Jul 2012 CAGGNI Newsletter Deadline
21 Jul 2012 The Family Tree Maker - Special Interest Group
21 Jul 2012 Membership Program - Cyber Sleuthing Your Family Tree
14 Jul 2012 2nd Saturday Workshop Series: Writer's Workshop - Part I
08 Jul 2012 1st Annual Picnic!
23 Jun 2012 CAGGNI Newsletter Deadline
16 Jun 2012 AQ / PAF - Special Interest Group
16 Jun 2012 Membership Program - Deep Ancestry: Beyond the Paper Trail
09 Jun 2012 2nd Saturday Workshop Series: Creative Memories
26 May 2012 CAGGNI Newsletter Deadline
19 May 2012 CAGGNI Board of Directors Meeting
19 May 2012 Membership Program - Mining the Census Records
12 May 2012 The Master Genealogist - Special Interest Group
21 Apr 2012 The Family Tree Maker - Special Interest Group
21 Apr 2012 Membership Program - Setting Up Your Family History Website
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17 Mar 2012 AQ / PAF - Special Interest Group
17 Mar 2012 Membership Program - What's New in Technology
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18 Feb 2012 CAGGNI Board of Directors Meeting
18 Feb 2012 Membership Program - 1920's: They Weren't All Gangsters!
11 Feb 2012 The Master Genealogist - Special Interest Group
28 Jan 2012 CAGGNI Newsletter Deadline
21 Jan 2012 The Family Tree Maker - Special Interest Group
21 Jan 2012 Membership Program - Digital Scrapbooking: Presenting your Family History
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17 Dec 2011 NO Meeting - Happy Holidays!
03 Dec 2011 1st Saturday in December: Using Wild Apricot - The Admin side of CAGGNI
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19 Nov 2011 CAGGNI Board of Directors Meeting
19 Nov 2011 Membership Program - The Search for Civil War Surgeons: A Personal Quest
12 Nov 2011 The Master Genealogist - Special Interest Group
29 Oct 2011 CAGGNI Newsletter Deadline
28 Oct 2011 SPECIAL EVENT: 2011 Road Trip - Newberry Library
22 Oct 2011 MAC Reunion Users Special Interest Group
15 Oct 2011 The Family Tree Maker - Special Interest Group
15 Oct 2011 Membership Program - Google Earth
08 Oct 2011 2nd Saturday Workshop Series: Getting the Most Out of Your Newberry Library Trip
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17 Sep 2011 AQ / PAF - Special Interest Group
17 Sep 2011 Membership Program - The Musical "CHICAGO" and All That Genealogical Jazz
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27 Aug 2011 MAC Reunion Users Special Interest Group
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20 Aug 2011 CAGGNI Board of Directors Meeting
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30 Jul 2011 CAGGNI Newsletter Deadline
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16 Jul 2011 Membership Program - Hello, PERSI
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25 Jun 2011 MAC Reunion Users Special Interest Group
25 Jun 2011 CAGGNI Newsletter Deadline
20 Jun 2011 CAGGNI Fundraiser - California Pizza Kitchen
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18 Jun 2011 Membership Program - Genes for the Genealogists
11 Jun 2011 The Master Genealogist - Special Interest Group
28 May 2011 CAGGNI Newsletter Deadline
21 May 2011 CAGGNI Board of Directors Meeting
21 May 2011 Membership Program - Chicagoancestors.org.
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16 Apr 2011 The Family Tree Maker - Special Interest Group
16 Apr 2011 Membership Program - Census Information
09 Apr 2011 2nd Saturday Workshop Series: Getting Started in Genealogy
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19 Mar 2011 AQ / PAF - Special Interest Group
19 Mar 2011 Membership Program - New Technology Review
12 Mar 2011 The Master Genealogist - Special Interest Group
19 Feb 2011 CAGGNI Board of Directors Meeting
19 Feb 2011 Membership Program - Handheld Apps for Family Research
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15 Jan 2011 The Family Tree Maker - Special Interest Group
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04 Dec 2010 Membership Program - Annual Membership Meeting
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20 Nov 2010 CAGGNI Board of Directors Meeting
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13 Nov 2010 The Master Genealogist - Special Interest Group
30 Oct 2010 Newsletter Deadline
16 Oct 2010 The Family Tree Maker - Special Interest Group
16 Oct 2010 Membership Program - Riding the (Genealogical) Rails in Chicago
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25 Sep 2010 Newsletter Deadline
18 Sep 2010 AQ / PAF - Special Interest Group
18 Sep 2010 Membership Program - Medical Family Tree
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28 Aug 2010 Newsletter Deadline
21 Aug 2010 CAGGNI Board of Directors Meeting
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31 Jul 2010 Newsletter Deadline
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17 Jul 2010 Membership Program - Copying & Scanning Documents & Photos
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26 Jun 2010 Newsletter Deadline
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29 May 2010 Newsletter Deadline
15 May 2010 CAGGNI Board of Directors Meeting
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24 Apr 2010 Newsletter Deadline
17 Apr 2010 The Family Tree Maker - Special Interest Group
17 Apr 2010 Membership Program - Footnote.com (rescheduled)
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27 Mar 2010 Newsletter Deadline
20 Mar 2010 AQ / PAF - Special Interest Group
20 Mar 2010 Membership Program - What's New In Technology
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27 Feb 2010 Newsletter Deadline
20 Feb 2010 CAGG-NI Board of Directors Meeting
20 Feb 2010 Membership Program - Short Subjects
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30 Jan 2010 Newsletter Deadline
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26 Dec 2009 Newsletter Deadline
12 Dec 2009 Membership Program - 2010 Planning Session
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24 Oct 2009 Illinois State Genealogical Society Fall Conference
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