Special Interest Groups

UNPUZZLE your past through participation in special interest groups offered as a benefit of your membership in the Lee County Genealogical Society.
 
These small, informal groups of interest to family researchers include:
 
Area Specific Groups
 
Canadian Roots - for LCGS members researching ancestors in Canada. For more information please contact Kim Short.
 
English Roots - for LCGS members researching ancestors in England. For more information please contact Bev Sierpina.
 
Irish Roots - for LCGS members researching their ancestors from Ireland. For more information please contact Paul Rivera or Joan Reilly.
 
German Roots - for LCGS members researching ancestors from Germany other German-speaking countries. For more information please contact Ken Weaver.
 
Scandinavian Special Interest Group - for LCGS members researching ancestors in Denmark, Norway, and Sweden. For more information please contact Diana Crisman Smith.
 
 
Genealogy Software Program Support
An opportunity for members to discuss application issues, demonstrate program operations, features and answer questions. The use of laptop computers is encouraged.
 
Family Tree Maker - For more information please contact   Nancy Swanson.
 
RootsMagic - For more information please contact Carol Rooksby Weidlich.
 
 
Your Family History
 
Beginners Group – for members who are just beginning their genealogy journey. For more information please contact  Carol Rooksby Weidlich.
 
Writers Group – for members wishing to go beyond recording names, dates and places, to interweave interesting facts about their ancestors' lives, placing individuals in a social and historical context. For more information please contact Teresa Hopgood.
 
 
Many of our Special Interest Groups also have their own webpage full of information.
LCGS Members log into our Members Only area for information and handouts.