Member’s Page email for the New 2022 Password

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


-Tuesday, June 18, Annual Meeting 10:00 AM
Thomas MacEntee
After You’re Gone; Future Proofing your Genealogy

-Tuesday, August 20, Monthly Meeting 10:00 AM
Andrew Spooner, Author
Bathsheba Spooner: A Revolutionary Murder Conspiracy

-Tuesday, September 17, Monthly Meeting 10:00 AM
NEHGS, Awaiting Speaker
Using and Evaluating Mug Books (County Histories) for Family Research

-Tuesday, October 15, Monthly Meeting 10:00 AM

-Saturday, November 16, 10:00 AM
Joint Meeting with Falmouth
Speaker TBD

-Tuesday, December 17, Monthly Meeting 10:00 AM
Members Share

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—
May 2024- Members Share -Rakes, Rogues, and Renegades in the Family

Apr 2024- Anastasia Welsh Perrino, Barnstable County Register of Probate

Mar 2024- Diana Chrisman Smith – Using the FAN System

Feb 2024-Thomas MacEntee AI & Genealogy

Jan 2024-Intro to Mass Archives

Dec 2023-Members Share event

Nov 2023- David Allen Lambert- Descent from Salem Witches & Revolutionary War Research (videos in Member’s Area)

Oct 2023- Dixie Brown – Regicide in the family:Finding John Dixwell

Sep 2023- Holland – Using DNA in Family History (recording on Member’s page)

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