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7 May 2019, Tuesday, 12:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. NOTE THE CHANGE OF DATE

Foothills Genealogical Society Meeting and Potluck Lunch

Applewood Valley United Methodist Church
2035 Ellis St., Golden, CO 80401

Irish Ancestry

Presenter: John Mears

Foothills Genealogical Society's Annual Potluck will begin at noon on Tuesday, May 7, followed by a program on "Irish Ancestry" at 1:00 pm. (Note the change in date.) Guests are always welcome. There is ample parking and handicap access. Please use the lower level doors which will open at 11:30 a.m. Bring a family-sized dish to share labeled for nuts or fish. Plates, flatware, rolls, and beverages will be provided.

Lunch will be followed by a presentation, "Irish Ancestry", by John Mears at 1:00 pm. He will focus on finding records in the United States and Ireland to locate Irish ancestors who moved to the U.S. Learn how to find their original homes and the records currently available in those areas plus historical information. Receive an extensive packet for your personal use.

Mears has been a professional genealogist for the last 15 years and has been involved with genealogy for 45 years. He has worked at Family History Centers in Detroit, MI; Albany, NY; and Littleton, CO. He has taught seminars for the Colorado Genealogical Society and throughout Colorado as well as classes at Arapahoe Community College.

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 or write P.O. Box 150382, Lakewood CO 80215-0382.

7 May 2019, Tuesday 7 PM to 8:30 PM

Boulder Genealogical Society Monthly Meeting

Frasier Meadows Retirement Community
350 Ponca Place, Boulder, CO 80303

Non-Population Census Schedules: Agricultural, Industry, Mortality, Slaves, Social Statistics, State, School and other Specialized Census Records

Presented by Dina Carson

The Census Bureau has been collecting more than personal data since 1810 when they started asking questions about how things were made in the United States. By 1850 they had established six separate schedules to gather data on the population, slaves, mortality, agriculture, manufacturing and social statistics. If you have only been using the Federal Census Schedules to find your family, you may be missing some valuable information.

Dina is the author of 10 books about publishing and genealogy including, Set Yourself Up to Self-Publish: A Genealogist's Guide and Publish Your Family History: A Step-by-Step Guide to Writing the Stories of Your Ancestors. In early 2018, Dina was the coordinator and primary instructor for the Salt Lake Institute of Genealogy's course, Writing and Publishing Family Histories in the Digital Age.

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18 May 2019, Saturday 10 am- noon

Colorado Genealogical Society

Denver Public Library, 10 W 14th Ave Pkwy (7th Floor Training Room)

"El Tecolote to Denver: Research Methods 101". Speaker: Paul Marquez

The legendary beauty Celsa Gutierrez and her husband Sabal were known friends of the outlaw, William H. Bonnay, aka, Billy the Kid. Western lore indicates the lovely Celsa may have had a more intimate relationship with Billy the kid. Celsa and Sabal"s great-grandson, Paul, demonstrates how he traced his great-grandparents nomadic movement down the might Pecos River to Roswell, New Mexico.
(Paul sits on the board of the Wild West History Association , an organization dedicated to research, origin, and preservation of history and lore of the American West.

4 June 2019, Tuesday 7 PM to 8:30 PM

Boulder Genealogical Society Monthly Meeting

Frasier Meadows Retirement Community
350 Ponca Place, Boulder, CO 80303

American Women in the 19th Century

Presented by Sylvia Tracy-Doolos

America in the 19th century saw geographic, cultural, and historic changes that affected the records that were created. While this was true for all Americans, it was especially true for women. We'll look broadly at the 19th century to understand the changes in women’s lives and the new records that were created.

Sylvia Tracy-Doolos has been interested in genealogy for over thirty years, and working as a genealogist for nine as the owner of New Leaf Genealogy. She is a member of the Association of Professional Genealogists (APG), Colorado Genealogical Society (CGS), and Broomfield Genealogy Society. Sylvia is President of the Wales, Ireland, Scotland, England Family History Society (WISE), and is the Genealogist for Adams County Genealogical Society.

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