Other Society Events

UPCOMING CLASSES, SEMINARS AND OTHER EVENTS!

Check out these upcoming opportunities to expand your genealogy knowledge!  Please check the website for each Society for more details and to register.  The list of Genealogical Societies in Colorado is at the end.

OCTOBER 2021

Topographical and Cultural Journey Across Sweden

Saturday, October 2, 9:30 am

Presented by Ingela Eilert Haaland from Lund, Sweden for the Swedish Genealogical Society of Colorado

Where our Ancestors went to marry

Tuesday, October 5, 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

Presented by Sylvia Tracy- Doolos for the Highlands Ranch Genealogical Society

Using Tree Information Provided by DNA Testing Companies

Tuesday, October 5, 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Presented by Glenn York for the Boulder Genealogical Society

Prepare to Research at the Family History Library (Workshop)

Thursday, October 7, 10:00 am to 12:00 pm

Presented by Noel Ferre for the Castle Rock Colorado Genealogical Society

Researching The Eastern German Diaspora

Saturday, October 9, 1:30pm - 4:00pm

Presented by Mark Rabideau for the Colorado Chapter Palatines to America

Donating your Family Papers? How, When, Where and Why  and New Strategies in German Jewish Research  (Programs)

Sunday, October 10, 10:00 am to 12:00 pm

Presented by Karen S. Franklin for the Jewish Genealogical Society of Colorado

Genetic Genealogy 102: Using Ancestry DNA Testing in Your Genealogy Research

Tuesday, October 12, 7:00 pm

Presented by Jeane Berry for the Broomfield Genealogy Society

Did I Get Everything? Creating a Checklist For Genealogy Research

Tuesday, October 12, 100 pm

Presented by Thomas MacEntee for the Columbine Genealogical & Historical Society

Momento Mori Halloween Wake, Dead or Alive?

Wednesday, October 13, 1:00 pm

Presented by Linda Pearce for the Longmont Genealogical Society

The WPA Era: Free Records Boon from the Government

Wednesday, October 13, 6:30 pm

Presented by Paula Stuart-Warren, CG for the Pikes Peak Genealogical Society

Arvada Family History Day

Saturday, October 16, 8:30am - 12:00 pm

7080 Independence St. Arvada, CO

Sponsored by the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day-Saints

To View the Event Flyer, click on the following link: Ever Wonder How Your Ancestors Survived the Last Pandemic

Click on the Facebook Event Link for Registration: https://fb.me/e/2Db0P14KL

Using Maps to Add Direction to Your Genealogy

Saturday, October 16, 9:30 am – 12)00 pm

Presented by Carol Darrow for the Colorado Genealogical Society

Breaking through Brick Walls, Part II, Taking the Long Way Around

Monday, October 18, 6:30 PM

Presented by Greg Liverman for the Broomfield Genealogy Society

Find Your Ancestors with Fire Insurance Maps

Wednesday, October 20, 7:00 pm

Video Presentation by Elizabeth M O'Neal for the Adams County Genealogical Society

Advanced Research in Passenger Arrival Records with Julie Miller

Thursday, October 21, 6:30 pm

Presented by Julie Miller for the Larimer County Genealogical Society

Black Genealogy Search Group Heritage Festival “From Whence We Came”

Saturday, October 23, 9:00 am – 2:00 pm

Keynote presentation: The Hand and the Glove…Researching Ancestors in Wills, Land and Property Records presented by Sharon Batiste Gillins

Also:  How to Optimize Your Ancestry DNA Results presented by Shannon S. Christmas and Tips on Writing Your Story presented by Carlotta Walls LaNier.

Introduction to Genetic Genealogy and DNA Testing

Saturday, October 23, 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Presented by Glenn York for the Larimer County Genealogical Society

Why Can’t I Find My Celtic Ancestors?

Saturday, October 23, 1:30 pm – 5:00 pm

Presented by Megan Reilly Koepsell for Wales Ireland Scotland England Family History Society (W.I.S.E.)

NOVEMBER 2021

Learning the Power of Probate

Tuesday, November 2, 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

Presented by Diane Barbour for the Highlands Ranch Genealogical Society

Blitzkrieg Genealogy: How Throwing Out Your Research Plan Can Yield Exciting Results

Tuesday, November 2, 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Presented by Dina C. Carson for the Boulder Genealogical Society

How to Navigate NARA Research (Class)

Thursday, November 4, 10:00 am to 12:00 pm

Presented by Craig R Scott for the Castle Rock Colorado Genealogy Society

Swedish Research Case Studies – Fika on Zoom

Saturday, November 6, 9:30 am

Presented by Kjell Andersson for the Swedish Genealogical Society of Colorado

Using Ancestry’s Database, Family Trees, Message Boards, and Other Features

Saturday, November 6, 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Presented by Nichelle Barra for the Larimer County Genealogical Society

No You Don't Really Have 7,900 4th Cousins: Getting Started with Ashkenazi Jewish DNA

Sunday, November 7, 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Presented by Jennifer Mendelsohn for the Jewish Genealogical Society of Colorado

The Graveyards of Denver

Tuesday, November 9, 1:00 pm

Presented by Phil Goodstein for the Columbine Genealogical & Historical Society

Honoring Longmont's First 150 Years

Wednesday, November 10, 1:00 pm

Presented by Erik Mason for the Longmont Genealogical Society

Swiss, Alsatian, Southern German Amish/Mennonite

Wednesday, November 10, 6:30 pm

Presented by Mark Rabideau for the Pikes Peak Genealogical Society

Railroad History of the Grand Valley

Thursday, November 11, 7:00 pm

Presented by Matt Darling for the Mesa County Genealogical Society

Eureka! How to Find Your California Gold Rush Ancestors

Saturday, November 13, 10:30 am

Presented by Eilene Lyon for the Southwest Colorado Genealogical Society

The Mayflower Society and the 400th Anniversary of the First Thanksgiving

Monday, November 15, 6:30 pm

Presented by Allie Golon for the Broomfield Genealogy Society

Railroads: How They Impacted Our Ancestors’ Lives

Tuesday, November 16, 1:00 pm

Presented by Ann Lisa Pearson for the Columbine Genealogical & Historical Society

Using Emigrant Guides

Wednesday, November 17, 7:00 pm

Presented by Julie Miller for the Adams County Genealogical Society

Locating Records in Archives from Your Couch with Sara Cochran

Thursday, November 18, 6:30 pm

Presented by Sara Cochran for the Larimer County Genealogical Society

DECEMBER 2021

Early Tracks and Trails

Tuesday, December 7, 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Presented by J. Mark Lowe for the Boulder Genealogical Society

Indentured Servitude in America: History, Genealogy, Legacy

Wednesday, December 8, 6:30 pm

Presented by Michael Brophy for the Pikes Peak Genealogical Society

JANUARY 2022

Thinking of Visiting Sweden in 2022?

Saturday, January 8, 9:30 am

Presented by SGSC Members Ron Floberg and Cherry Lofstrom

The 1950 Census

Wednesday, January 12, 6:30 pm

Presented by Vickie Smejkal for the Pikes Peak Genealogical Society


List of Genealogical Societies in Colorado

Adams County Genealogical Society - https://sites.google.com/view/adamscountygenealogicalsociety/home?authuser=0

American Historical Society of Germans from Russia - https://www.ahsgr.org/

Aurora Genealogical Society of Colorado - https://auroragenealogysociety.webs.com/

Black Genealogical Search Group - https://bgsgden.org/

Boulder Genealogical Society - https://www.bouldergenealogy.org/

Broomfield Genealogical Society - https://broomfieldgensoc.com/

Castle Rock Colorado Genealogical Society - https://crcgs.org/

Colorado Chapter, Palatines to America (COPALAM) - https://www.copalam.us/

Colorado Genealogical Society - https://cogensoc.us/programs.php

Columbine Genealogical & Historical Society - https://columbinegenealogy.com/

Estes Park Genealogical Society - https://estesvalleylibrary.org/resources/lifetoolkits/estes-park-genealogical-society/

Fore-Kin Trails Genealogical Society - https://montrosecogenealogy.org/

Highlands Ranch Genealogical Society - https://hrgenealogy.wordpress.com/

Jewish Genealogical Society of Colorado - https://jgsco.org/

Larimer County Genealogical Society - https://www.lcgsco.org/

Longmont Genealogical Society - https://longmontgenealogicalsociety.org/

Mesa County Genealogical Society - https://www.mesacountygenealogy.org/

Mountain Genealogists Society - http://www.mountaingenealogists.org/

Parker Genealogical Society - http://sites.rootsweb.com/~copgs/index.html

Pikes Peak Genealogical Society - https://ppgs.org/

Southeastern Colorado Genealogical Society - https://www.secogensoc.org/

Southwest Colorado Genealogical Society - https://www.swcogen.org/

Swedish Genealogical Society of Colorado - https://www.swedgensoc.org/

Wales Ireland Scotland England Family History Society (W.I.S.E.) - https://wise-fhs.org/

Weld County Genealogical Society - http://sites.rootsweb.com/~cowcgs/index.html



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