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Meetings are 7 PM Eastern Time, Third Tuesday of each month.
-May Jeff Schiebe “Eine Rückreise ins Heimatland” (“A Return Trip to the Home Country“)
This presentation will discuss the challenges of finding and visiting your ancestral towns and villages. It will take you through, by telling a story, the actions taken and tools used to make three different trips to the same town in Germany more successful and rewarding. The presentation will complement the article in the upcoming CCGS Spring Journal, entitled Third Time is a Charm.
Jeff Schiebe has a lifelong passion for genealogy and researching his family’s history. His current project is “The Great Eight”—writing a story for each of his eight great-grandparents, all from Europe, primarily Germany.
He is an active member of the Southborough Genealogy Club, Shrewsbury Genealogy Club, Cape Cod Genealogical Society, Plymouth (MN) Historical Society, and numerous German and Pomeranian genealogy organizations. In his professional life, he has visited more than 50 countries, including several ancestral
–June. ANNUAL MEETING
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 firstname.lastname@example.org to receive a registration link.
April 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- Our speaker is 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
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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