Colorado Genealogical Society
8 March 2014
5th Floor Gates Room, 10 am – 3:30 pm. Learn how to get started in genealogy or jump start your research. Lou-Jean Rehn, instructor.
9 March 2014
Facilitator: Carol Darrow
Denver Public Library, Gates Conference Room, 5th Floor
1:30 - 3:30 pm
This will be the fourth year for the group but newcomers are welcome to join any session. We'll start by helping people get over the fear of writing about their lives and the lives of their ancestors and then start work on a personal project.
Special Interest Class
15 March 2014
Am I a Coltrine or a Coltrane?
Presented by Dorothy Coltrin
Dorothy used YDNA to separate the two possible families and their relationships. She was hoping to determine which branch her ancestors were. Find out what she discovered.
There will possibly be some other speakers on the topic of DNA, yet to be determined.
19 March 2014
Meet at 11:30 at Casey's Bistro and Pub, 7301 E 29th Ave #100, Denver, CO 80238. Join the group for great conversation and food. http://www.caseysbistroandpub.com/modules/wfchannel/
RSVP to Sandy Ronayne (see Contact Us) by Monday, 17 March.
21 March 2014
Genealogy from a Distance: Utilizing a Virtual Research Environment
Presented by Kirk Woosley Patton, J.D.
Presenter Kirk Woosley Patton has deep ancestral roots in Kentucky. For more than twenty years he researched original records in courthouses and archives in his native state.This presentation explores the strategies he adopted to continue with research of his family history since he moved more than a thousand miles from Kentucky to Colorado in 2011.
GEM Session: "The Painting on the Ceiling" – Tony and Teri Hjelmstad share research about their relative who was a lautenist for King Christian IV's court.
Reminders or Special Announcements
Colorado Marriages, 1858-1939
This immensely popular and useful CGS/DPL statewide index to Colorado marriages, previously available only on CD-ROM sold by the Society, is now available for free on the Denver Public Library website. Check it out at Colorado Marriages, 1858-1939.