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Tuesday, March 10, 2020

Castle Rock Colorado Genealogical Society: The Naturalization Process (Class) Presented by Carol Darrow

10:00 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Philip S. Miller Library, 100 S. Wilcox Street, Castle Rock, CO 80104

Becoming a citizen was not always easy and finding naturalization records can be a challenging task. Join us as we discover ways to meet the naturalization records challenge head on.

Registration Required. http://www.crcgs.org


Wednesday, March 11, 2020

Foothills Genealogical Society Meeting and Program

1:00 pm to 2:30 pm
Applewood Valley United Methodist Church, 2035 Ellis St., Golden, CO 80401
Guests are welcome. Ample parking. Accessible entrance. Free admission.

Topic: Researching at Archives

Presenter: Kevin Luy, Collections and Processing Archivist, Colorado State Archives

Learn helpful tips for researching at ANY archive as well as what types of records are available at the Colorado State Archives. Kevin will disclose tips for researchers as well as provide an overview of the records at the Colorado State Archives with an emphasis on those of interest to genealogists and local history researchers.

Foothills Genealogical Society supports genealogical research with educational programs, classes and field trips. FhGS also 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 80215-0382.


Wednesday March 11, 2020

Pikes Peak Genealogical Society Meeting
What Would Nancy Drew Do in the Quest for Missing Family?
by Ellen Kowitt

For fans of the girl sleuth or newcomers to her mysteries, this entertaining "then and now" lecture showcases genealogy resources found in the text of the classic Nancy Dre series and journeys through contemporary online records, photographs, and maps found in digital libraries, as well as archival collections, cemeteries, and newspapers. This adventure around the world explores old and new tools of the trade including tackling foreign languages and find clues and records in untraditional places.
Ellen Kowitt is president of the Colorado Chapter of the Association of Professional Genealogists, a past president of the Jewish Genealogical Society of Colorado, and a member of the Indian Peaks DAR chapter. She has been researching her own family history of 25 years and enjoys helping others. Ellen lectures, publishes articles, accepts clients, and volunteers at the Colorado State Archives indexing naturalization and probate records.

6:00pm Social Hour. Come meet PPGS Members. Feel free to ask any questions you may have regarding Genealogy &/or your Ancestors.
7:00pm —- Meeting begins.

The Venue, Library 21c
1175 Chapel Hills Dr.
Colorado Springs, CO

The Pikes Peak Genealogical Society meets on the second Wednesday of each month in The Venue, Library 21c. GUESTS ARE WELCOME! For more information, call PPLD, 531-6333, ext. 1252.


Tuesday, April 7, 2020

Boulder Genealogical Society

“Misbegotten: The Illicit Path to My Patriot,” By Christine Cochran

7 PM at Frasier, 350 Ponca Place, Boulder, CO

Can lineage to a patriot of the American Revolution be traced down a maternal line of misbegotten children? It can, and Christine Cochran did. Join Christine Cochran as she shares an incredible story in which illegitimacy is a family tradition!

Christine Cochran is a professional genealogist and owner of Our Provenance, Ltd. She has been conducting genealogical research for more than ten years. She is a member of the Association of Professional Genealogists (APG) and the Colorado Chapter of APG. She holds a BS in Geological Engineering from Colorado School of Mines, a Master’s in Computer Information Systems from Regis University, and is a graduate of Professional Genealogists Study Groups (ProGen.) Drawing on a wide range of skills, Christine helps people discover the stories in their family histories.

Free, Visitors Welcome


Saturday, April 18, 2020

Castle Rock Colorado Genealogical Society: Intro to U.S. Church Records: Why We Care Where Grandma Went to Church (Program)

10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Philip S. Miller Library, 100 S. Wilcox Street, Castle Rock, CO 80104

Presented by Sunny Morton

U.S. church records of many denominations can reveal ancestors’ vital events, family relationships, overseas birthplaces and other residences and religious lives. From the co-author of the new book How to Find Your Family History in U.S. Church Records, learn what these records may look like, how to identify an ancestral church, locate extant records and access them.

Bio: Sunny is an internationally-known genealogy educator: a Contributing Editor for Family Tree Magazine, an official FamilySearch blogger, the NGS-award-winning Editor for Ohio Genealogy News, and a past Contributing Editor at Lisa Louise Cooke’s Genealogy Gems Podcast


Saturday, June 20, 2020

Castle Rock Colorado Genealogical Society: Lost Women (Program)

10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Philip S. Miller Library, 100 S. Wilcox Street, Castle Rock, CO 80104

Presented by Kathy Tarullo

Are you struggling trying to find your great grandmother’s maiden name? Finding information on females in our family trees can often be a challenge since most early records were made by men and about men. Come learn specific research technics to help you flesh out the information needed on your family tree. Using FAN research methodology and a wide variety of record types you might just get lucky enough to discover that illusive maiden name.

Kathy Tarullo received her bachelor’s in Family History from Brigham Young University and is a recent ProGen 40 graduate. She is currently on staff with Apex Colorado Recreation District teaching beginning genealogy classes and a Beyond the Basics lecture series. She is a member of Foothills Genealogical Society, Genealogical Society of Utah, Colorado Association of Professional Genealogists and the Director of the Arvada Family History Center. Besides searching out ancestors, she loves spending time with her husband, six daughters and 13 grandchildren.



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