Welcome to CAGGNI!

CAGGNI Proudly  Presents

 2nd Saturday Workshop

Preparing for CAGGNI Roadtrip
 to Wisconsin Historical Society

Saturday, April 11
10:30 AM

The CAGGNI Road Trip is going to the Wisconsin Historical Society (WHS) in Madison, Wisconsin April 23 - 25, 2015.  In preparation for our two days at WHS, this workshop will cover how to prepare for the trip, what you can find on WHS' website and unique resources housed at WHS.  In addition, the nuts and bolts of getting there, parking, etc. will be covered.  Even if you won’t be joining us for the Road Trip, come to the workshop and learn about the resources in WHS' collection - you never know, the WHS might have that special something that will break down one of your brick walls.

Facilitators:  Elaine Beaudoin, Grace Horner and Nancy Reese.

Attention MAC Users!

A Special Interest Group Meeting


Facilitated by Bruce Christopher

Saturday, April 11, 2015

12:45 PM

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.

Click here for more information regarding Reunion

CAGGNI Proudly  Presents
Where Did I Put Grandpa?

Saturday, April18
10:30 AM
Organizing your genealogy information--digital and print-based--so that you can find what you want when you want it can be a daunting task.  
You won't want to miss this program.

Attention FTM Users!

A Special Interest Group Meeting

Family Tree Maker

Facilitated by Ann Ellen Barr

                   Saturday, April 18th 2015

12:45 PM

Family Tree Maker (FTM) software product is the top selling software product for building, customizing, searching and sharing family history. This interest group was formed to provide a forum in the Chicagoland area for FTM users to share their knowledge and build their expertise with the product.

Meetings are held after the regular program meeting, unless otherwise indicated. Check at the library for meeting room location.

Meetings are Q & A style, open forum. Bring your questions!

See you there!



Writer's Workshop
Presented by
Kate Thommes and Nancy Thomas

Saturday, March 8th
10:30 am

Schaumburg Township Public Library

Get inspired to get started writing about your family and the research you have accomplished. Tips will be given and time to begin writing will be offered.



 2015 CAGGNI 
Madison WI
April 23-25, 2015

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Upcoming events
Note: Monthly Meeting location will be confirmed 90 days in advance.

11 Apr 2015 10:30 AM • Schaumburg Township District Library
11 Apr 2015 12:45 PM • Schaumburg Public Library
18 Apr 2015 10:30 AM • Schaumburg Public Library
18 Apr 2015 12:45 PM • Schaumburg Public Library
23 Apr 2015 7:00 PM • Wisconsin Historical Society, UW, Madison, WI
25 Apr 2015 • email to newsletter@caggni.org


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

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

A variety of genealogy software packages are used by the membership. Popular software includes Family Tree Maker (FTM), Ancestry.com public member trees, Genii, Reunion, Personal Ancestral File (PAF), and The Master Genealogist (TMG).  We are also interested in personal websites, digital photography, handheld apps, and other ways to share our family histories.

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