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Meetings are usually the Third Tuesday of each month, 10 AM (Eastern) Brewster Ladies Library.

Please register for all events. Members will receive an email with instructions on how to register as we get closer to the event. Non-members are asked to email us at to receive a registration link. 

—Previous Events—

Aug 2023:Vestal – Genealogical Pitfalls and How to Avoid Them

Jun 2023: Griffeth – A Stranger in My Genes

May 2023: Scheibe – Visit to the Homeland

April 2023: Cheryl Hudson-Passey and Laura Hedgecock: Beyond Dry Facts: How to Examine Records for Information That Leads to Great Stories

Mar 2023: Ari Wilkins: Incorporating Oral History into Your Research

Feb 2023: David Martin: The Basics of Genealogy: A Refresher

Jan 2023:  Jarrett Ross – Success with Jewish DNA” Basics of DNA and How to Overcome Issues

December 2022: CCGS Member Share Meeting – please email Judy Fenner if you would like to make a presentation at the meeting.  

November 2022: Joint Meeting with the Falmouth Genealogical Society- R. Andrew Pierce. He will speak live on two topics: “The 1861 Earle Report” and “Genealogy for Irish to New England- Sources and Methods”

October 2022: Kathy Kaldis – In Peace Time and War: The United States Merchant Marine – We Deliver the Goods

September 2022: 1950s Census Party
CCGS concluded the year-long observance of its 50th Anniversary with a 1950 census party at the Dennis Public Library, Dennis Port

September 2022: Julie Roberts Szczepankiewicz – Finding Vital Records from Poland Online

August 2022: Michael Leclerc – Using Microsoft Word for Genealogy – When it comes to writing for genealogy, nothing compares to the power of Microsoft Word. The power and functionality of Word is unmatched in any other word processing program I have tried. Here are some tools and functions of Word that will help you with your writing.

Jul 2022 – IDPF: DYING TO BE VIEWED – Military Death Files by Lori Berdak Miller

Jun 2022- NARA MYTHBUSTERS- Your Family IS in the National Archives by Judy Russell

May 2022-Daily Life in the U.S. Lifesaving Service Along the Coast of New England in the 19th Century
by Dennis Picard

Apr 2022- Alien Registration Files by Carol Kostakos Petranek

Mar 2022- Using LearnForeverLearn to Examine your Family Tree for Endogamy and Pedigree Collapse
by L. Ray Sears, III

Feb 2022 – Finding Elusive Individuals in the Census by Jenna Smith

Jan 2022- Researching History of Your Cape Cod House

Dec 2021- Members Share Annual Meeting

Jul 2021 – Recreating Neighborhoods  by Ari Wilkins

We are now accepting donations for our General Fund and Library via PayPal (VISA, M/C, Discover, PayPal) (Just click the Donate button to the right for details)

We’re Celebrating 50 Years! 

August 25, 1971, Cape Cod Genealogical Society was founded by a small, but dedicated group of genealogists in Harwich, MA. The Society grew steadily, attracting members from all corners of the United States, and in recent years, from Canada. On August 25, 2021, we began a year long celebration of the history of our Society