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!




TIME TO SIGN UP FOR
SALT LAKE CITY RESEARCH TRIP!!
 
 
FOOTHILLS GENEALOGY GROUP TO SALT LAKE CITY
April 8 - 13, 2019
 
Hotel Reservations:
SALT LAKE PLAZA HOTEL, 122 West South Temple, 801-521-0130
5 nights’ hotel, baggage handling, roundtrip transfers, tips:
 
Double occupancy -$295.00pp standard room / $323.00pp deluxe room**
Single occupancy - $555.00 standard room / $611.00 deluxe room**
Triple & quad rates available upon request.
**Deluxe rooms are larger rooms located in the front of the hotel, with 2 sinks and a work station.  Room block has 5 standard rooms and 5 deluxe rooms.  Allocation of rooms will be based on receipt of deposit.
A deposit of $50.00 is due January 15, 2019 to hold your reservation.
 
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Foothills Genealogy Group
Questions: contact Sally Garcia, sallygarcia@atlastravelinc.com , 303-234-1040
 
Hotel must be paid by check.
Reservations and payment accepted immediately, but no later than March 01, 2019.
 
Please send registration and check payment made payable to:
 
ATLAS TRAVEL, c/o Sally Garcia, 9033 W. Center Ave., Lakewood, CO  80226
 


 


GENERAL MEETING - DECEMBER 12, 2018
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!

"WHEN ALL ELSE FAILS, TRY THE LOCAL NEWSPAPER"
Presented by Roger Dudley,
Reference Librarian and Archivist, Denver Public Library
 
This talk will examine the types of information that can be gleaned from local newspapers - and often no places else. It contains aa case study of my experience searching for my 4th great grandfather's death. I will also talk about locating newspapers both on line and on microfilm.
 
Roger Dudley was born and raised in Denver, attended Mesa College in Grand Junction when it was a junior college, Colorado State College in Greeley graduating after it became the University of Northern Colorado, and got a masters in Library Science from Emporia State University.  After a 35-year career in video production he retired from Public Service Company of Colorado and has been a reference librarian and archivist at the Denver Public Library for the past 13 years assisting people with questions about genealogy, house history, general history and anything else that can be imagined.  He has written two books - one for his family (Kravig) and one for every genealogist on the planet called In Their Time available as print on demand.



GENERAL MEETING - JANUARY 9, 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!

"RESEARCH in LOCAL HISTORICAL ARCHIVES"
Presented by Nancy Young
 
Research at local historial or genealogical societies can provide a wealth of information, often from sources that might not be obvious. This overview will provided a foundation, addressing both the pitfalls and remarkable insights to be gained.  Nancy will share her experiences in such research, from preparing for the trip and conducting the research, to the inevitable follow-up questions. She will also briefly discuss long-distance research, either my mail or telephone.
 
Nancy was born and raised in Arvada, when the western town limit was Carr Street.  After retiring from a successful professional career, she began devoting substantial time to her favorite hobby: family history research.  Her genealogical journey has spanned over 20 years, including research at achives acoss the nation.




GENERAL MEETING - FEBRUARY 13, 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!

"INFLUENZA STRIKES 1918 - 1919"
Presented by Jewel Wellborn
 
Influenza has sickened people for centuries - but there had never been a recognized Influenza as violent, widespread, and deadly as he 1918 - 1919 Pandemic.  This flu pandemic, often referred to as the Spanish Influenza, infected over one-third of the world's population.  More than 675,000 Americans, many as youths from 15 to 40 years in age, died from the flu between 1918 and 1919.  Worldwide, 50-100 Million deaths were attribruted to the Flu Pandemic.
 
Jewel Wellborn has been a member of the Columbine Chapter of the Daugthers of the American Revolution since 2008.  Professionally, Jewel is a practicing geologist and President of Hybrocarbon Exploration and Development. Inc., an independent energy consulting company locatrd in Littleton, Colorado.  Jewel received her Master of Science degree in Geology from the Colorado School of Mines, is married and has two children.  Jewel has been involved in family research and genealogy since the early 1990's.  Jewel is currently the Regent of Columbine Chapter and has held the office of Registrar for the chapter.  Jewel is a DAR Volunteer Genelaogist.

 


GENERAL MEETING - March 13, 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!

"LINGUISTIC TOOLS for YOUR BRICK WALL DEMOLITION KIT"
Presented by Sylvia Tracy-Doolos
 
Discover linguistic tips, tricks and resources that can help you find your most elusive ancestors.  Join me as we explore how the language of our ancestors, as well as the language of the inhabitants in the area they settled in, may have affected how their name were changed.
 
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 Present of the Wales, Ireland, Scotland, England Family Society (WISE). amd os the Genealogist for Adams County Genealogical Society.  She has a B.A. in History and minored in English focusing on linguistics so she could focus on studying how language and immigration created and changed America.  She also is a family history writing coach, guiding and inspiring people as they share their family's story in their authentic voices.

 

 


FOOTHILLS CLASS
"ANCESTRY TIPS AND TRICKS"
Wednesday - March 20, 2019
1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Lakewood Public Library
10200 West 20th Ave., Lakewood
303-235-5275
Class will be taught by
Pam Heath, Education Coordinator and Janet Boom, Society Librarian/JCPL Liaison,
Foothills Genealogical Society. 
 

Did you know you can  search the 1900 Census to find everyone living in the same Ward of a City who came from the same Country?

How about using the Card Catalog to find a specific set of records you want to look at

Do you know how to download information and pictures from public trees to your online family tree or your Computer?

Did you know there are Special Collections you can search, like the Quaker Collection? 

This class will be packed with useful information whether you have an Ancestry.com subscription,  or you access Ancestry from your local library or Family History Center.

 

Suggestion Donation: $5.00



 


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"When All Else Fails, Try the Local Newspaper"
Wednesday - Dec. 12, 2018
Presented by Roger Dudley This talk will examine the types of information that can be gleaned from local newspapers - and often no place else.
FhGS Board Meeting
Tuesday - Jan. 08, 2019
Members are always welcome!!
Research in Local Historical Archives
Wednesday - Jan. 09, 2019
Presented by Nancy Young
FhGS Board Meeting
Tuesday - Feb. 05, 2019
Members are always welcome!!
Influenza Strikes 1918 - 1919
Wednesday - Feb. 13, 2019
Presented by Jewel Wellborn
FhGS Board Meeting
Tuesday - Mar. 05, 2019
Members are always welcome!!
Linguistic Tools for Your Brick Wall Demolition Kit
Wednesday - Mar. 13, 2019
Presented by Sylvia Tracy-Doolos
"Ancestry Tips and Tricks"
Wednesday - Mar. 20, 2019