Capital District Genealogical Society
Empire State Plaza Station
PO Box 2175
Albany, NY 12220-0175
Held at William K. Sanford
Town of Colonie Library
629 Albany Shaker Road
Loudonville, N.Y. 12211 [map]
4th Saturday of month, except 3rd Saturday of month in May; no meeting in December.
All regular meetings 1:00PM.
German group meets 12 to 1PM.
Computer group meets 2:30PM.
Election of Officers - November
New York State Library:
The Capital District Genealogical Society maintains, on a regular basis, a genealogy support desk at the Library. This is operated by our volunteers.
Please note new schedule for meetings:
12:00-1:00 Interest groups
1:00-2:30 Meeting and Speaker
2:30-3:30 Computer Group
July 25, 2015
Hidden History of the Mohawk Valley
Bob Cudmore, noted local author and radio host will talk about local history. Bob hosts "The Historian's Podcast" online at bobcudmore.com
August 22, 2015
Exploring Genealogical History: The People of Middleline Road
Jim Richmond has had a long interest in family genealogy and local history. He is currently writing a book about the Kayderosseras Patent. He will explore the lineage and relations of the people responsible for the patent. He will focus on those living on Middleline Road in Ballston Spa at the time of the American Revolution.
September 26, 2015
"The Joy of the Journey, The Schermerhorn Story"
Kenneth R. Schermerhorn
Ken, a CDGS member for many years, describes a 13 year journey from a nonexistent family history to a rich legacy of 378 years in the Capital District. Ken will share "tidbits" of his research and vital aspects you don't want to overlook.
October 24, 2015
Researching Your Fulton County Ancestors and Where to Find the Resources
Samantha Hall-Saladino, Fulton County Historian and Education Director at the Shaker Heritage Society in Albany.
November 21, 2015 (3rd Saturday of the Month)
CDGS Membership Day
At this meeting members will share their stories, heirlooms, treasures, etc. Bring in something to share with your fellow members.