The Parker Genealogical Society of Colorado















Previous Meeting Topics

 

Future Meeting Topics

2014

January 11 Family Tree Maker
by Deena Coutant

February 8 Ohio and the Midwest
by John Mears

March 8 Navigating the NARA Branches
by Julie Miller

April 12 American Civil War Research Data Base
by Ted Bainbridge


May 10 Photo Scanning and Your Options
by David Hensley

Jun 14 Member Roundtable: Members share research/stories/questions.


Jul 12 Roots Magic Beginning Topics
by Beth Benko

Aug 9 Early Eastern Migration
by Diane Barbour

Sep 13 Tools, Search Engines and Favorite Sites
by Larry Dodge

Oct 11 TBD
by TBD

Nov 8 For Better or Worse: Marriage, Separation, and Divorce Records
by Carol Darrow

Dec 6 PGS Traditional Holiday Social
by PGS Membership

Previous Topics

2013
December 07 PGS Traditional Holiday Social
by PGS Membership

November 09 Tools, Search Engines and Favorite Sites
by Larry Dodge

October 12 Naturalization Records
by Joan Grady

September 14 27-Years Experience: What Works and What Doesn't
by John Holthaus

August 10 1890 Census Replacement
by Dina Carson

July 13 Taking Stock: Identifying the Holes in Your Research and Developing a Solid Research Plan
by Mona Lambrecht

June 08 No Meeting


May 11 Family Tree for Everyone
by Larry Dodge

April 13 Time Lines
by Larry Dodge

March 09 The 5 Steps of Genealogical Proof
by Carol Darrow

February 09 Researching Digital Newspapers
by Roger Dudley

January 12 Irish and Scottish Genealogy
by John Mears

2012
December 01 PGS Annual Social
by PGS Membership

November 10 Reading Foreign Language Genealogy Documents
by Linda Duli

October 13 Successful Research Techniques for Your Ancestral Town
by Carol Darrow

September 08 Digging Deeper
by Larry Dodge

August 11 Research Detective Work
by Pat Robert

July 14 Italian Genealogical Research
by Michelle Doutrich

June 09 No Meeting


May 12 Research Before 1850
by Carol Darrow

April 14 Court House Records
by Richard Kautt

March 10 Exploring County Histories
by Nancy Ratay

February 11 Homestead Records: Details of the Time
by Bobbi King

January 14 New Family Search
by Bill and Ilene Hawkins

2011
December 04 PGS Annual Social
by PGS Membership

November 12 The Naturalization Process
by Carol Darrow

October 08 Douglas County Coroner
by Lora Thomas

September 10 Canada & USA Immigration
by Mark Rabideau

August 13 Tips on Ancestry.com
by Carl Lawson

July 09 Parker History for Genealogists
by Sandy Whelchel

June 11 Research in Eastern Europe
by Linda Duli

May 14 The Wealth of Information in Genline
by Larry Dodge

April 09 Putting Pieces Together
by Cina Johnson

March 12 Basic New Family Search and Beta Family
by Sandee Brookes

February 12 Researching Your Ancestors in England
by Antony & Rowan Reynolds

January 08 Tracing Your German Ancestors
by John Mears

2010
December 04 Sharing Genealogical Experiences
by PGS Membership

November 13 Church Denomination Archives
by Valerie Lair

October 09 Genealogical Research in Quebec
by Mark Rabideau

September 11 Genealogy and DNA
by Larry Dodge

August 14 Substitutes for Census and Vital Records
by Valerie Lair

July 10 Sharing Our New Genealogy Adventures
by PGS Members

June 12 Families with Names that Change
by Mark Rabideau

May 08 Researching on the World Catalog
by Janis Prater

April 10 Not Your Average Internet Genealogy Research
by Mona Lambrecht

March 13 English Genealogy
by Terri Clark (couldn't make it, Larry Dodge presented it for her)

February 13 Douglas County Cemeteries and Genealogical Information from Cemeteries
by Garry O'Hara

January 09 How to Do Genealogical Computer Scanning
by Larry Dodge

2009
December 01 Sharing Genealogical Experiences
by PGS Membership

November 14 Neighborhoods: Lande and Census Records
by Birdie Monk Holsclaw

October 10 All You Can Find in Census Records
by Larry Dodge

September 12 Hot Tips on Using Ancestry.com
by Bob Larson

August 08 Court Records
by Carol Darrow

July 11 Help With Research Problems
by Linda Duli

June 6 Military Records: Revolutionary and Civil War
by Valerie Eichler Lair

May 09 Genealogy 101
by Larry Dodge

April 11 Immigration, Emigration, Naturalization
by Carl Lawson

March 14 What Do I Do
by Larry Dodge
and Elections for President and Vice President.

February 14 Timelines
by Larry Dodge

January 10 Generations to Generations: How to pass on your legacy
by Nancy Bruscher

2008
December 6 Our Traditional Members Forum
by PGS Members

November 8 Obituary Obsession
by Cari Taplin

October 11 OnLine Research: Our Favorite Federal Web Sites
by Bobbi King

September 13 How to Maximize Time While Visiting the Ancestral Home Abroad
by Ellen Kowitt

August 9 Poland and Austria Research
by Betty Ann Jones

July 12 Sharing Genealogical Adventures
by PGS Members

June 7 Parker Genealogical Society Networking Committee


May 10 Finding Passenger Lists without Falling Overboard
by Joyce Lohse

April 12 Ancestral Discovery Europe
by Mark Fearer

March 8 Extreme Googling for Genealogy
by Birdie Holsclaw
and Elections for Treasurer and Secretary. Contact LeiOma Koestner with your recommendation.

February 9 When all Else Fails, Try The Local Newspaper
by Roger Dudley

January 12 Presenting a program on Census Research Search Strategies.
by Cina Johnson, Assistant Director at the Highlands Ranch/Littleton Colorado Family History Center. Experienced genealogist and teacher.


2007
December 01 Sharing our Genealogical Experiences
by PGS Members

November 10 Jan Prater - Denver Public Library (DPL)
Genealogical Department


October 13 Adoption Search Procedures: Filling the Void
by Bonnie Kohn

September 08 Naturalization Records
by Joan Grady
Joan spoke at our April 2006 meeting. Her talks are thorough, knowledgeable and interesting. Don’t miss her presentation.

August 11 Reading Your Ancestors Like a Book
by R.W. "Ben" Benoit
Mr. Benoit has spent 15 years researching, traveling, writing and speaking about family history. He focuses on not just finding ancestors but on bringing them to life by understanding the history which surrounded them.

July 14 How To Get Past Dead Ends
by Larry Dodge

June 09 Change of Topic: Internet Research
by Larry Dodge

May 12 Resources at DPL Genealogy Department
by James Jeffrey

April 14 Researching Foreign Language Records
by Rudy Ramsey

March 10 Don't Overlook Church Records: A Grave Mistake
by Valerie Eichler Lair

February 10 Digital Photo Restoration
by Sheila R. Stephens

January 13, 2007 Telling Your Family Story
by Ron Ames


2006
December 9, 2006 Sharing What We Have Learned
by PGS Members

November 11, 2006 Military Records
by Carl Lawson
Carl Lawson again has provided his PowerPoint slides for viewing online. This is a great opportunity to see part of his presentation if you weren't able to attend that day. The slides have been converted to HTML so whether you have a high-speed Internet connection or are on dial-up, you should easily be able to navigate through the presentation. View this presentation here (optimized for Internet Explorer). If you would like to download the PowerPoint presentation directly to your computer, right-click and save here (large file, over 12MB).

October 14, 2006 Old Wills & Probate
by Richard Kautt
September 9, 2006 Deeds & Homestead Records
by Roberta (Bobbi) King

August 12, 2006 Find Your Way to the Cemetery
by Carol Darrow

July 8, 2006 History & Genealogy
by Larry Dodge

June 10, 2006 England, Scotland & Canada
by Terri Clark

May 13, 2006 Immigration & Emigration
by Carl Lawson
Carl Lawson has graciously provided his PowerPoint slides for viewing online. This is a great opportunity to see part of his presentation if you weren't able to attend that day. The slides have been converted to HTML so whether you have a high-speed Internet connection or are on dial-up, you should easily be able to navigate through the presentation. View this presentation here (optimized for Internet Explorer). If you would like to download the PowerPoint presentation directly to your computer, right-click and save here (large file, over 16MB).

4/8/2006, 2006 Search, search, search: Records that are overlooked
by Joan Grady

3/11/2006, 2006 Product of family genealogy for future generations
by Scott Warren

2/11/2006, 2006 Effective use of the Internet in Genealogy
by Rudy Ramsey

1/14/2006 Genealogical reference books at the Parker Library by Betty Kot


2005
11/12/2005 Colonial Virginia Records by Carol Darrow

12/3/2005 Bring Your Own Topic, Questions, Brick Wall