Capital District Genealogical Society
Empire State Plaza Station
PO Box 2175
Albany, NY 12220-0175


Regular meetings:

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.
Interest groups meet 12 to 1PM.
Computer Resources Group meets 2:30PM.

Election of Officers - November

New York State Library:
The Capital District Genealogical Society maintains a genealogy support desk at the Library. This is operated by our volunteers who are on duty Monday - Friday.

Please note new schedule for meetings:

12:00-1:00 Interest groups
1:00-2:30 Meeting and Speaker
2:30-3:30 Internet Resources

November 19, 2016

“What's in Your Trunk? Using Vital Records, Census Records,and Surrogate Records.”

Sylvia Hasenkopf

This workshop will show you how you can use vital, census and surrogate records to help you in your genealogical research. Sylvia Hasenkopf provides practical advice, strategies and tips on locating these records and finding the hidden gems within them. Practical examples will be provided.

Sylvia is a professional genealogist and researcher whose area of expertise is the Hudson and Mohawks Valleys. She writes a historical column for the Greenville Pioneer, has published four historical books, and runs the Tracing your Roots in Greene County website. Sylvia is a member of the Association of Professional Genealogists.

December- No Meeting - Happy Holidays!

January 28, 2017

Land Records in Genealogy
Jim Folts, New York State Archives