The U.S. government has been collecting information about interactions of its citizens with various government organizations and the events of this nation and have posted the information and/or posted the method of obtaining much of this information through the www.usa.gov website.
Jim Ike, with the Computer Club of Oklahoma City Genealogy Study Group, will present “USA.gov: The Window into the USA Government Records” at 9 a.m. Saturday at the Computer Club of Oklahoma City Resource Center, 3000 United Founders Boulevard, Suite 201. He will discuss a list of agencies, departments, bureaus, branches, etc. and show examples of information that can be found.
Sessions on the genealogy computer database programs “The Master Genealogist” and “Legacy” will begin at 10 a.m.
For more information, go to the group’s website at www.rootsweb.com/~okggccoc/, or e-mail Jim Ike at email@example.com or Walt Stoyanoski at firstname.lastname@example.org. The society’s website also has information on programs, handouts from past programs, links to genealogical and computer websites and a surname and location research lists from our membership.
•The Cleveland County Genealogical Society meetings at the CCGS Library, 1119 E. Main, Norman include:
•The CCGS Family History Writers Group will meet at 10 a.m. Wednesday.
The group encourages writing about all aspect of family history.
•Sarah Pool will discuss the process of preparing for the naturalization process, answering the question “What do I have to do to become a naturalized citizen of the United States of America?” at 7 p.m. April 15 at the Cleveland Genealogical Society meeting in the South Lobby adjacent to the CCGS Library, address listed above.
Pool’s presentation will include information on the requirements for naturalization, who has to go through the naturalization process, what is included in the various steps of the process, where to find the information, when the steps can be taken, and how to know when everything in the process has been accomplished.
•The CCGS Research Group will meet at 1:30 p.m. April 16 at the CCGS Library. For more information about the activities, call the Cleveland County Genealogy Society Library at 701-2100 on Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday between 1 and 5 p.m.
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