Scheduled Monthly Programs
Programs are offered during the monthly meetings of the Society, held the third Friday of each month at 7:00 PM at the Christ the King Lutheran Church, 2300 South Patton Court, Denver. Refreshments are served. All meetings are free and open to the public, and visitors are welcome.
Our monthly program meetings give you an opportunity to grow with your chosen hobby or career.
- Enthusiastic Fellow Genealogists
- Beginner's Corner
- Informative Speakers
15 November 2013
Breaking through Brick Walls with Reason and Logic
Presented by Greg Liverman, Ph.D.
With over forty years working as a journalist, scientist and manager, Greg has traced ancestors using techniques that he developed to resolve conflicting information.
A simple method can be applied to discover unknown relatives and evaluate whether other families are related to yours. This method can be used when direct evidence is not available. Real examples are presented.
GEM Session: Sandy Ronayne will give a short talk about the Josh Taylor (from Genealogy Roadshow) seminar she recently attended.
No Meeting and Program this Month
17 January 2014
Program Topic to Be Announced
Presented by James K. Jeffrey, the Genealogy Collection Specialist with the Denver Public Library,
and the P. William Filby Award for Excellence in Genealogical Librarianship from NGS
GEM Session: CGS members will share books they have written.
21 February 2014
Military Graves Registration and Creation of the National Cemetery Administration
Presented by Mike Thomason, B.A., M.A.
This program will cover the history and customs involved in the burial of America’s military dead and the evolution from chaos to an organized system of national cemeteries. It will also cover how researchers can obtain military records, awards, and decorations using print and online resources.
Mike spent twenty two years as an U.S. Army Officer, and is the author of many historical books. He currently is the Pueblo Library Special Collection and Western Research Librarian.
GEM Session: Excerpts of Judy Russell’s blogs will be presented. Also known as “The Legal Genealogist”, Judy will be the speaker at the CGS Saturday April 26, 2014 seminar.
21 March 2014
Genealogy from a Distance: Utilizing a Virtual Research Environment
Presented by Kirk Woosley Patton, J.D.
After practicing law in Kentucky for eighteen years, Kirk founded Fincastle Ancestry Research. He is now a professional genealogist and has researched his ancestry for decades.
25 April 2014
Topic: To Be Announced
Presented by Judy Russell, “The Legal Genealogist”
16 May 2014
Twentieth Century Military Records
Presented by Sandy Ronayne
Where to Go: Christ the King Lutheran Church, 2300 South Patton Court, Denver. Here's a Map.