Jewish Genealogical Society of Illinois

Other Chicago Area Genealogy 


The events and organizations on this page, while not hosted by JGSI, may be of interest to those interested in Jewish or general genealogy.   Organizations that host multiple events include website links so you can research their scheduled Chicago area events.

Computer Assisted Genealogy Group of Northern Illinois (CAGGNI)  

Objectives of the group:

  • Assisting members in their genealogical research and using computers in this endeavor.
  • Keeping members informed on new technologies and techniques to support their research.
  • Providing genealogical and computer mentoring for its membership.
  • Undertaking projects that support the genealogical community in the region.

The group has five Special Interest Groups (SIGs). These meet several times a year, usually on Saturdays, at the Schaumburg Township District Library. They are for those interested in more in-depth learning about software or other genealogy topics. Please see the events calendar for dates and times for these SIGs:

  • Family Tree Maker (FTM) SIG
  • Reunion SIG
  • The Master Genealogist (TMG) SIG
  • Storytellers SIG

The North Suburban Genealogical Society
P.O. Box 3032,   Glenview IL  60025 

Our goals are to promote an interest in genealogy, to instruct our members in careful, documented research and to publish genealogical and historical information in a newsletter six times a year.  Non-members are welcome to attend our meetings. For questions about our group, please contact:

The Chicago Jewish Historical Society
610 South Michigan Ave.
Chicago, IL 60605-1901

The Chicago Jewish Historical Society was founded in 1977, and is in part an outgrowth of local Jewish participation in the American Bicentennial Celebration of 1976. The Society has as its purpose the discovery, preservation and dissemination of information concerning the Jewish experience in the Chicago area.

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