RootsMagic User Groups

User groups are good places to find others with an interest in RootsMagic. You can receive help, ideas, and more from other RootsMagic users in your area.  If you know of a RootsMagic user group (or a general user group with a RootsMagic section) that isn't on this list, please click here and let us know.

To see a list of users who are interested in starting a new user group, click here.  You can contact them about starting a group, or to see if they have already formed a group in your area.

If you would like to start a user group in your area, contact us with your name and contact information and we will add your name below for others in your area to contact.

Current RootsMagic User Groups

Arizona, Tucson - Pima County Genealogy Club RootsMagic User Group

First Saturday of every month from 1 pm to 3 pm
University of Arizona Medical College, Room 2117, Tucson, Arizona
Visitors are welcome; check with the Facilitator as the group does not meet when another genealogy function is being held.
Contact Person: Barbara Baldwin Salyer, Group Facilitator

Arizona, Tucson - Tucson Family History Center

Second Tuesday of every month at 7 pm
500 S. Langley
Tucson, AZ 85710
Contact Person: Terry Olsen

California, Burbank - RootsMagic User Group of the Southern California Genealogical Society

Third Sunday of every month from 2 pm to 4 pm (EXCEPT March and November 3 pm to 5 pm)
SCGS Library
417 Irving Drive, Burbank CA
SCGS website http://www.scgsgenealogy.com/
Contact Person: Jay Holladay

California, Ojai - RootsMagic Forum

Third Wednesday of every month from 7 to 8 pm
Ojai Family History Center
411 San Antonio St
Ojai, CA 93023
Contact Person: Howard Thomas

California, Orange County

Fourth Saturday of each month 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm (dark in Nov and Dec)
Orange Family History Center
674 South Yorba
Orange, CA
Contact Person: Joan E. Rambo

California, Sacramento - Sacaramento FamilySearch Library RootsMagic User Group

Third Wednesday of each month 12pm
Sacramento FamilySearch Library
2745 Eastern Ave, Sacramento, CA
Contact: Linda Lucky

California, San Diego - San Diego Genealogical Society: RootsMagic User Group

Fourth Saturday of every month from 10 am to noon
San Diego Genealogical Society Library
7343 Ronson Rd., Ste. O, San Diego (Kearny Mesa)
Contact: Chris Christensen

California, San Francisco Bay Area RootsMagic User Group

Third Tuesday of every month from 6:30pm to 8:15pm
California Genealogical Society and Library
2201 Broadway, Suite LL2
Oakland, California
Free parking, and close to 19th Street BART station
Contact Persons: Tim Cox and Chris Pattillo
events@californiaancestors.org

California, Victorville - Hi-Desert Genealogical Society

Third Wednesday of every month from 7:00pm to 9:00pm
Victorville Elk's Lodge #1877
14041 Hesperia Road
Victorville, California
Contact Person: Jackie Fielder

Canada, Ontario, Cobourg / Port Hope - RootsMagic Wizards Guild

Workshops irregularly at
Cobourg Public Library - C. Gordon King Centre
200 Ontario St
Cobourg, Ontario
Contact Person: Tom Holden

Colorado, Denver - Colorado Genealogical Society Computer Interest Group

Second Monday of every month (except July and August) at 7 pm.
Christ the King Lutheran Church
2300 So. Patton Ct.
in southwest Denver.
The corner of Iliff and So. Patton Ct.
http://www.cogensoc.us/cigmain.htm
Contact Person: Lori Collins

Colorado, Grand Junction - Grand Junction RootsMagic User Group

Fourth Wednesday of every month (except Nov and Dec) at 1 pm
Museum of Western Colorado
C.D. Smith Building
5th Street and Ute Avenue
2nd floor conference room
Contact Person: Dennis Jenkins

Colorado, La Jara - San Luis Valley RootsMagic User Group

Second Wednesday of every month at 6 pm
Family History Center in the LDS Church
(use the North door on the West side of building)
760 Broadway
La Jara, Colorado 81140
Contact Person: Marilee Vannoy

Florida, Bradenton - Manasota Genealogical Society RootsMagic SIG

2nd Monday of each month at 2 p.m.
Westminster Courtyard
222 Old Main St.
Downtown Bradenton
Contact: Phyllis Doucett and Anne Young, both long-time RootsMagic users

Florida, Largo - Pinellas Genealogy Society RootsMagic Users Group

Fourth Saturday of each month at 10 am
Meetings held at the Largo Public Library
120 Central Park Drive
Largo, FL 33771
Contact person: Peter Summers

Florida, Lee County - Lee County Genealogical Society, Inc.

Fourth Thursday of each month (January through October)
LCGS Resource Room
Harvey Engelhardt Funeral Home
1600 Colonial Blvd
Fort Myers, FL 33907
Contact person: Carol Rooksby Weidlich
Website: http://www.lcgsfl.org/

Florida - Palm Harbor RootsMagic User Group

Fourth Saturday of every month from 1 pm to 1:45 pm
Palm Harbor Library
2330 Nebraska Ave.
Palm Harbor, FL 34683
Visitors are welcome; check with the contact as group doesn't meet in March (Genealogy Fair) or November (Mini Seminar)
Contact Person: John Mangan

Florida - West Pasco County Genealogical Society

Third Wednesday of every month at 2 pm.
LifePoint Christian Church
6219 River Rd.
New Port Richey, FL 34673
Contact Person: Debbe A. Hagner, AG

Idaho, Blackfoot

Second Saturday of every month at 10am
For meeting and location details contact Jared Denlinger at
jbdenlinger@cableone.net

Illinois, Chicago - North Chicago Suburbs User Group

Meets 2nd Tuesday at 7:30 p.m.
For meeting place contact Donna Roginski at
donnaroginski@hotmail.com

Iowa, Indianola - RootsMagic Central Iowa User Group

4th Saturday of each month 10:00 - Noon
628 E. Grand Ave
Des Moines, IA
Contact Dennis Allen or 515-897-1690

Iowa / Illinois - Genealogy SIG of the Quad-Cities Computer Society

Third Monday of each month at 7:00 pm
Butterworth Education Center
701 12th Ave
Moline, IL
http://www.qcs.org

Kansas City

First Saturday of even number months
Johnson County Kansas Central Resource Library
9875 W 87th Street
Overland Park, KS
For meeting and location details contact Carol Kuse at bernie-carol@sbcglobal.net

Maine, Central Maine

Tuesdays from 1pm - 3pm
Taconnett Genealogical Library
10 Lithgow St
Winslow, ME 04901
Bring your laptops, pens and paper
Contact Debbie Roberge

Maryland, Kensington - DC Metro RootsMagic Users Group

Meets the 2nd Saturday of every month, 9:30 to 11:00 am
Washington, DC Family History Center
10000 Stoneybrook Rd.
Kensington, MD 20895
301-587-0042; wdcfhc.org [for directions and hours of operation]
Contact: Margaret Ezell

Massachusetts, Bolton

Meets the 2nd Friday of every month, 10:30am to noon
Bolton Public Library
Contact: Roberta Rothwell

Michigan, Davison - Davison "RootsMagic" Genealogy Society

Second Thursday of each month from 2 pm to 4 pm
Davison Senior Citizens Activity Center
10135 Lapeer Rd. Davison, MI
http://davison-sc.org/

North Carolina, Charlotte Area - Carolinas RootsMagic Users Group

Fourth Saturday of each month
Contact: Kevin Willden kwillden@att.net

Ohio, Akron - RootsMagic Users Group

Third Saturday of each month (except August, November and December) at 3pm
Akron Main Public Library
60 S. High St
Akron, Ohio 44326
Contact: Julie Wilson or Kelly Holderbaum akronrm@yahoo.com

Ohio, Cincinnati / Dayton

Currently meets about 6 times a year (Mar, Apr, May, Sep, Oct, Nov) Generally in Monroe Ohio, between Dayton and Cincinnati.
To find out when the next meeting is scheduled for, contact Carol Cole at carolccole4@gmail.com.
Everyone in the group will have access to all other members so they can contact members between meetings to ask questions.

Ohio, Cleveland - NEOCAG (North East Ohio Computer Aided Genealogy)

Second Saturday of each month at 9 am
St. Bartholomew Episcopal Church
435 SOM Center Rd., (SR 91)
Mayfield Village, OH
http://neocag.net

Ohio, Columbus Area - Central Ohio Rootsmagic User Group

Third Sunday of each month January thru October 3pm-5pm
Location varies.
Contact person: Carol Shkolnik

Ohio, Grove City

Second Monday evening of each month from 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm
Contact person: George E. Biggs

Oregon, Corvallis

Every other month on a Saturday from 1-3
For more information contact: Ann Smart  All are welcome!

Oregon, Eugene - RootsMagic User Group

Fourth Thursday of each month from 6-7:30pm. All RootsMagic users are invited to attend.
Oregon Genealogical Society Research Library
955 Oak Alley, Eugene, OR
Free parking in the OverPark parking garage, and we're just 1 1/2 blocks from downtown LTD bus station.
For more information contact: Dawn Carlile or Linda Aubrey

Oregon, Portland

3rd Saturday of odd numbered months (Jan, Mar, May, July, Sep, Nov) at 10am
Family History Center
2220 NE Jackson School Road
Hillsboro OR 97124
Contact Leslie Lawson to be added to the local list of RM Users
All are welcome!

Oregon, Salem area

1st Thursday of each month at 7pm
Family History Center
3645 CLoverdale Dr. SE
Turner, OR
Contact Becky Farr

Pennsylvania, Lansdale

First Tuesday of each month at 7pm
Lansdale Public Library
301 Vine Street
Lansdale, PA 19446
Contact person: Edward Black
Receive help with research ideas, citing evidence, and more from other RootsMagic users.  Arrive about 6:45 to have your laptop checked by Library IT staff for current operating security programs.  Meeting will begin at approximately  7:15 pm in the Community Room.

Texas, College Station / Bryan - RootsMagic Users Group

Fourth Monday of each month (except May, June, July, and December)br /> 9:30 am - 11 am
Bryan Public Library meeting room
For meeting and location details, contact facilitator: Sue Foy at (979) 774-0420

Texas - RootsMagic Users Network

An online users group for those not close enough to meet in person.
Your input is welcome if in TX.
Group email only to keep email amount small.
Contact Jon Czarowitz at jonczar@yahoo.com

Utah, Brigham City - Brigham City RootsMagic User Group

Meets the 4th Wednesday of every month at 10:00 am
Brigham City Family History Center
531 N 100 W
Brigham City, UT
Contact Person: Vicki Rasmussen

Utah, Fillmore

Meets the 2nd Wednesday of every month at 7 p.m.
Fillmore Family History Center
25 South 300 West
Fillmore, UT
Instructor is Vicki Crosland.
Contact: fillmorefhc@gmail.com

Utah, Hurricane - RootsMagic User Group for Southern Utah

Meets the 2nd Wednesday of every month (except July and December) from 6-8 p.m.
Bring your flash/jump drive.
Hurricane Family History Center
37 South 200 West
Hurricane, UT 84737
Contact Person: Susan Wynn

Utah, Logan - LFSL RootsMagic Users Group

Meets the 1st Wednesday of every month from 1-2:30 p.m.
Logan FamilySearch Library
50 N 100 E
Logan, UT in the Logan Tabernacle Basement
Website: www.loganfsl.org Contact Person: Dedee Dalebout

Utah, Murray - Murray RootsMagic Users Group

Meets the 3rd Thursday of every month from 7-8 p.m.
Murray City Library
166 East 5300 South, Room 3
Murray, UT
Contact Person: Paul E. Price

Utah, Provo - Utah Valley Technology and Genealogy Group (UVTAGG) formerly UVPAFUG (RootsMagic SIG)

Second Saturday of each month from 9 am to 10:30 (general meeting on variety of topics)
RootsMagic SIG meets from 10:30 am to 12 noon
4050 North 650 East, Provo, Utah (TheRed Brick LDS Chapel)
http://www.uvtagg.org

Utah, St. George - Dixie Internet Genealogy (DIG)

Dixie Internet Genealogy (DIG) meets the 3rd Saturday of each month, from 10:00 a.m. to noon, at the St. George FamilySearch Library. This is a new location for the library:
162 North 400 East Bldg B - 2nd Floor (there is an elevator)
St. George, Utah
You can call Fran Lightner (435-688-1260) or the FSL (435-673-4591) for further information.

Virginia, Fairfax / Northern Virginia RootsMagic Users Group

Meets irregularly (email contact below)
Fairfax City Regional Library
10360 North Street
Fairfax, VA 22030-2514
Contact: Jane Pearson

Washington, Longview - Olympia RootsMagic User's Group

Twice a month on Tuesday afternoon at 2:30
Longview Stake Family History Center
1721 30th Ave
Longview, WA 98632
Everyone is welcome!
Contact: Myles C. Jones

Washington, Moses Lake - Moses Lake RootsMagic User's Group

4th Friday of every month at 7pm
Meetings will be held at the LDS Family History Library
1515 South Division Street
Moses Lake, WA
Contact: Rod Redford rodredford@nctv.com

Washington, Olympia area - Olympia RootsMagic User's Group

Second Thursday of every month from 6:30 to 8:30pm
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
Henderson Chapel
3800 Henderson Blvd SE
OLYMPIA, WA 98501
(360)786-9832 (Foyer/Library)
Contact: Cliff Wilder cpwilder1@comcast.net

Washington, Spokane - RootsMagic Users Group

First Friday of every month at 10:30am
Spokane Family History Center
13608 E 40th Avenue
Spokane, WA
Contact: B. Courtney Swanson

Washington, Tri-Cities - RootsMagic Users Group

Meets irregularly
Contact: Margie Beldin

Washington DC area - DC Metro RootsMagic Users Group

Maryland, Kensington
2nd Saturday of each month, 9:30 to 11:00 am
Meets at the Washington, DC Family History Center
10000 Stoneybrook Rd.
Kensington, MD 20895
301-587-0042; wdcfhc.org [for directions and hours of operation]
Contact: Margaret Ezell

Wisconsin, Milwaukee - Milwaukee Wisconsin RootsMagic Users Group

Third Monday of each month from 6:30 to 7:30pm
Shorewood Village Center
3920 N Murray St
Shorewood, WI 53211
Contact: Bob Tatalovich

Wyoming, Afton - Afton Family History History Center

First Monday of each month at 1:00 pm
325 Jefferson
Afton, WY 83110
Contact: Amy Moser

Users Wanting to Start a User Group

This is a list of users who are interested in starting a RootsMagic User Group in their area.  Please contact them to see if they have already started a group or if you are willing to help.  If you start a user group, please let us know so we can add it to the list above.

Area User Name (click to email)
Alabama, Choctaw County area Shirley McNeely
Alaska, Anchorage Peggy A. Hempelmann
Arizona, Mesa / Apache Junction Antoinette Shields
Arizona, Phoenix Edna Fink
Arizona, Scottsdale Suzanne Brayer
Arizona, Show Low area Jerry Minnis
Arkansas, Arkansas River Valley familyresearch@rrfarm.com
Arkansas, Little Rock arkhops@mail.com
California, Big Bear Peggy Hooper
California, Covina Ed Roundtree
California, Fontana area Emma Wood
California, Lompoc / Santa Maria Doris and John Lawrence
California, Orange County Joan Rambo
California, Redding Area Evelyn Baer
California, San Francisco Tim Cox
California, San Jose (south bay) Marcia Holstrom
California, San Mateo County Judi Engel
California, Santa Barbara County / San Luis Obispo County Elizabeth O'Neal
California, Santa Rosa Lee Taylor
California, Sun City Lois Burton
Connecticut Jane Werthmann
Delaware, Newark John Pfotzer
Delaware, Wilmington Wayne Mower
Florida, NW Panhandle, Fort Walton Beach Fred Curtiss
Florida, Fort Myers area ocorb@comcast.net
Florida, Orlando Becky Berlin
Georgia, Atlanta Hank Bauer
Gary Rogers
Georgia, NW Area (Cartersville) Yvonne Mashburn Schmidt
Hawaii, Kailua Doug Klein
Illinois, Bloomington Bob Howard
Illinois, Lisle Sandy Johnson
Illinois, Morton Grove Donna Roginski
Kansas, Wichita area KSGrammy2
Kentucky, Bowling Green Lynton Stewart
Kentucky, Louisville Winnie Miller
Kentucky, Morehead Samone Ratcliff
Louisiana, Shreveport Dwight Jackson
Louisiana, West Monroe or NE area Shelby A Morse
Maine lcgrayme@midmaine.com
Maryland, Baltimore area Reb Orrel, III
Maryland, Eastern shore Charles Whitehead
Massachusetts, Worcester area Linda Hart
Michigan, Ann Arbor / Canton Michael Mayrend
Michigan, Kalamazoo snowclown@charter.net
Michigan, Milford area Kim Wickman
Michigan, Saginaw, Lansing area Ardis Wolven
Michigan, Scottville / Ludington area Beth Clemensen
Michigan, Traverse City area Daisy Butler
Minnesota, northern Janis S. Hendrick
Minnesota, southern Wanda Patsche
Mississippi, Yazoo County yazoogent@msn.com
Missouri, Columbia johnsonle@missouri.edu
Missouri, Springfield Kay Morrow
Missouri, St. Joseph Elaine Dunster
Missouri, St. Louis Keith Brown
Nebraska, Omaha Karen McAndrew
Nevada, Carson City Al Power
Nevada, Elko Mindy Wahl
Nevada, Las Vegas Sandy Johnson
Doug Richter
New Hampshire, Manchester area Carolyn Spooner
New Mexico, Albuquerque Kay Witkowski
New Mexico, Kirtland Colleen Wethington
New York, Albany area Brad Green
New York, Rochester area John-Paul Vidal
North Carolina, Greensboro / Winston-Salem / High Point area Robert Smith
North Carolina, New Bern fussbutn@embarqmail.com
North Carolina, Wilmington Area Norman Adkins
Ohio, Findlay (NW Ohio) Darrell Prichard
Ohio, Vermilion (near Sandusky) Harold Stout
Ohio, Youngstown A. Jones
Oklahoma, Collinsville (Tulsa) Rachel Wight Stephens
Oklahoma, Woodward Linda Finster
Oregon, Roseburg Sandra Sperry
Oregon, Salem Robert Becker
Pennsylvania, Coatesville / Thorndale area medtran51@comcast.net
Pennsylvania, Harrisburg Dale Mellott
Pennsylvania, Pittsburgh area M. Bambie Goodall
South Carolina, Charleston Buddy Holmes
South Carolina, Indian Land (Charlotte NC) area Patricia Donatelli
Tennessee, Nashville Bart Bartleson
Texas, Houston Lynna Kay Shuffield
Texas, Temple Jon Czarowitz
Utah, Kearns / West Valley area Annie Barentine
Utah, Layton Joe Adams
Virginia, Harrisonburg area Stephen S. Barranco, Sr.
Virginia, Lexington area Tamera Williams
Virginia, Richmond / Powhatan area rabutcher@msn.com
Virginia, Tidewater area sasilady1938@cox.net
Virginia, Williamsburg / Gloucester area lloding@earthlink.net
Washington, Moses Lake area Rod Redford
Washington, Seattle Sheila Thayer
Washington, Spokane Lew & Trudy Lundy
West Virginia, Charleston area Jim Shank
West Virginia, Wheeling area RW Gracey
Wisconsin, Green Bay jerryfschr@aol.com
Wisconsin, Milwaukee Bob Tatalovich
Wisconsin, North central area Allen Theiler
Wisconsin, Sheboygan Kim M Kester
Wisconsin, Southeast area Judy Rockwell
Australia Australian RootsMagic User Group
Australia, Victoria, Pakenham Miriam Rimmer
Bermuda Antony Siese
Canada, British Columbia, Vancouver area Ken Birnie
England, Manchester area Alan Tennuchi
Mexico, Guadalajara Patrick Barnum
Panama 4fv1c8h02@sneakemail.com
Scotland, Aberdeen Jim Smith
South Africa Bart Heyneke
UK, East Anglia Tim Deakin
UK, Warwickshire Martin Ferrier
UK, Sussex Chris Swarbrooke
UK, West Sussex, Hampshire Raymond Airton