Foothills Genealogical Society
Foothills Genealogical Society
of Colorado, Inc.




MONTHLY MEETING INFORMATION
Second Wednesday of the Month - 1:00 P.M.
 Applewood Valley United Methodist Church
2035 Ellis St., Golden, CO
September - May
1:00 p.m.
info@foothillsgenealogy.org
Ample parking in the church parking lot. 
Handicap accessible
Guest are always welcome!




GENERAL MEETING - April 10, 2019
WEDNESDAY - 1:00 P.M.
APPLEWOOD UNITED METHODIST CHRUCH
2035 ELLIS STREET
GOLDEN, COLORADO
 
Ample parking in the church parking lot.  Handicap accessible
Guest are always welcome!


"COLORADO STATE ARCHIVES"
Presented by
Kevin Luy,
Collections and Processing Archivist, Colorado State Archives
 
April’s guest speaker is Kevin Luy who will provide an overview of the types of records available at the Colorado State Archives, with an emphasis on records that may be of interest to genealogists and local history researchers.  The session will touch on what work looks like behind the scenes at an archive.  It will close with some tips for researcher from the perspective of the other side of the reference desk—tips that should be helpful at any archives in which you do research.
Kevin Luy is a Collections and Processing Archivist at the Colorado State Archives.  He has an MS-LIS from Drexel University in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Previously, he worked for the National Archives and Records Administration and the Beinecke Rare Books and Manuscripts Library located on the campus of Yale University in New Haven, Connecticut.  The Beinecke is one of the largest buildings in the world dedicated to rare books and manuscripts.  Kevin enjoyed working at Beinecke because they have a Gutenberg Bible and a first edition copy of John Audubon’s Birds of America.  (He thought it was cool.)

 


FOOTHILLS CLASS
"ELLIS ISLAND MYTHS AND TRUTHS"
Thursday April 25, 2019
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Lakewood Public Library
10200 West 20th Ave., Lakewood
303-235-5275
Class will be taught by  Kathy Tarullo  
 

 

Ellis Island Myths and truths - The history of Ellis Island is fascinating.  Come learn the TRUE story of what happened to your immigrant ancestors.   Kathy Tarullo  received her bachelor's degree in Family History from Brigham Young University. 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.   

 

Suggestion Donation: $5.00



 


GENERAL MEETING - May 15, 2019
WEDNESDAY - 1:00 P.M.
APPLEWOOD UNITED METHODIST CHRUCH
2035 ELLIS STREET
GOLDEN, COLORADO
 
Ample parking in the church parking lot.  Handicap accessible
Guest are always welcome!

2019 Annual FhGS Potluck Luncheon
May 8, 2019  12:00 Noon
 
Please join Foothills Genealogical Society for their Annual Potluck Luncheon on May 8, 2019, in the lower level Fellowship Hall of the Applewood Valley Methodist Church, 2035 Ellis St., Golden, CO.
Due to AP testing, please enter the doors at the lower level which will open at 11:30AM.  Lunch will begin at 12:00 noon. 
Members whose last names begin with the letters:
A thru G – bring a salad or vegetable side dish
H thru Q – bring a main dish
R thru Z – bring a dessert
All dishes should serve 8 or more.  Please label any dishes that contain nuts or fish.  If you bring a serving utensil, make sure it is well marked.  The Refreshment Committee will provide dinner rolls, butter, coffee, punch, plates and flatware for the luncheon.
The General meeting will start at 1:00PM with induction of officers and special recognition of members.  The program will follow.
If you have any questions, please contact Linda Hendon at hsportsnuts@gmail.com or phone 303-986-4611.

"IRISH ANCESTRY"
Presented by
John Mears
His focus will discuss finding records in the United States and Ireland in helping you in locating your Irish ancestors and on finding the village, city or townland from which your ancestor emigrated and the records currently available in that area.  He will provide historical information, how to locate resources available both in the United States and in Ireland.  John will also provide an extensive packet for your use.
Involved with genealogy for 45 years, John has been a professional genealogist for the last 15 years. He has worked in three Family History Centers – in Detroit, Michigan; in Albany, New York; and in Littleton, Colorado.  He has taught seminars for the Colorado Genealogical Society as well as beginning, Irish, and German genealogy classes at Arapahoe Community College in Littleton, Colorado and at seminars throughout Colorado. He was formerly Temple Recorder at the Denver Colorado Temple of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.


 


FOOTHILLS CLASS
"LOST WOMEN"
 
Thursday, May 30, 2019
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Lakewood Public Library
10200 West 20th Ave., Lakewood
303-235-5275
Class will be taught by  Kathy Tarullo
  

 

Most records were written by men about men but there are some methodologies you can use to find the lost women in your family tree.
Kathy Tarullo received her bachelor's degree in Family History from Brigham Young University. 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.  

 

Suggestion Donation: $5.00



 


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FhGS Board Meeting
Tuesday - Apr. 02, 2019
Members are always welcome!!
"Ellis Island Myths and Truths"
Thursday - Apr. 25, 2019
Class taught by Kathy Tarullo  
FhGS Board Meeting
Tuesday - May. 07, 2019
Members are always welcome!!
"Lost Women"
Thursday - May. 30, 2019
Class will be taught by Kathy Tarullo