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++Tuesday, October 2, 2018 (7 PM to 9 PM)
++Boulder Genealogical Society Monthly Meeting

350 Ponca Place, Boulder, CO 80303
Free and Visitors always welcome!

++Sources or Clues? Pitfalls of Using Published Genealogies and Online Trees presented by Julie Miller, CG, CGL, FNGS

What happens when we just copy and use what is in published sources and online trees? This case study illustrates the confusion and proliferation of errors that may result. 

Julie Miller, CG, CGL, FNGS, is a board-certified genealogist and genealogical lecturer. She is a full-time researcher, lecturer, and writer. Julie speaks on a wide variety of genealogy subjects both locally and nationally. Her articles have appeared in the NGSQ, NGS Magazine, and she was the genealogy columnist for the Broomfield Enterprise from 2001–2011. Julie is chair of the NGS conference committee, is a fellow of the National Genealogical Society, and has been a volunteer at NARA-Denver for 20 years.

Wednesday, October 10, 2018 (1:00 - 2:30 p.m.)

Foothills Genealogical Society Meeting

Applewood Valley United Methodist Church, 2035 Ellis St., Golden, CO 80401
Guests are always welcome. There is ample parking and handicap access.

Hiding in Plain Database: Tips and Tricks for Finding the Records You’re After

Learn how to make the most of database searches from Author, Dina C. Carson.

Database searches can produce gold mines of information. They can also be frustrating and inefficient. Learn the lingo of databases to take advantage of the advanced search features. Discover how to both narrow and broaden the results as well as use bread-crumb navigation. Find out how the most common typing mistakes can fool even the best searches.

Dina Carson, coordinator of the Boulder Pioneers Project, has been involved in genealogy for more than twenty years. A frequent lecturer, she is owner of Iron Gate Publishing, author of more than 20 annotated indexes of Boulder County source materials and writer of 10 new books about publishing and genealogy. She also was a coordinator and primary instructor for the Salt Lake Institute of Genealogy.

Foothills Genealogical Society supports genealogical research with educational programs, classes and field trips and preserves and publishes historical records from Clear Creek, Gilpin, Jefferson and Park counties. For more information, please visit http://www.foothillsgenealogy.org or write P.O. Box 150382, Lakewood CO 80215-0372.


Saturday, October 13, 2018 (9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.)

4th Annual Conference for a Cause - featuring Thomas W. Jones

presented by Larimer County Genealogical Society

Dr. Jones, co-editor of NGSQ since 2002 and past APG board member, BCG trustee, and president, teaches at BU, IGHR, and SLIG. With over forty years of research and teaching experience, he frequently lectures, teaches, and writes about genealogical methodology. His interests include “blocked” lineages and genealogical problem solving.

Thomas’s Topics
• Finding “Unfindable” Ancestors
• Systematically Using Autosomal DNA Test Results to Help Break Through Genealogical Brick Wall
• What is the Standard of Proof in Genealogy?
• Maximizing York Use of Evidence

Conference benefits:
Colorado Historic Newspapers
and
Larimer County Historic Archives at the Fort Collins Museum of Discovery

Registration information is available at: https://www.lcgsco.org/events/lcgs-conference-for-a-cause/
Medical Center of the Rockies - Community room
2500 Rocky Mountain Ave, Loveland, CO 80538


Wednesday, October 17, 2018 (1:30 - 3:00 p.m.)

Foothills Genealogical Society Class

Lakewood Public Library, 10200 West 20th Avenue, Lakewood, CO 80215
Guests are always welcome. There is ample parking and handicap access.

FamilySearch – A Fantastic Free Resource

Presented by Kathy Tarullo, Director, Arvada Family History Center,

Learn where to find your family history and how to expand a family tree.

Searching historical records, finding your family in the world tree, collaborating with distant cousins and uploading your family memories are just a few of the free services available at FamilySearch. This dynamic site is constantly evolving and improving. Learn about the most recent changes.

Foothills Genealogical Society supports genealogical research with educational programs, classes and field trips and preserves and publishes historical records from Clear Creek, Gilpin, Jefferson and Park counties. For more information, please visit http://www.foothillsgenealogy.org or write P.O. Box 150382, Lakewood CO 80215-0372.



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