Full Schedule Regular Meeting Presentations

2020 Presentations:

Zoom meetings available to paid members. Go to membership page for information.

Feb 13Chris PedersonAdvance Tools for Using DNA; Triangulation, Clustering and WATO tools
Apr 2Carol DarrowImmigration (Online via ZOOM) Please go to “Next Meeting Presentation” page (our Home page) to view or download instructions
Apr 20Diane Barbour“Scots-Irish: Who Are They and Where Are the Records?” (online via ZOOM)
May 18Sylvia Tracy-DoolosBeeline to the West: Migration Pulls for Immigrants
Immigrants who settled in the “West” had their own reasons for coming. Compared to immigrants into the Colonies, those who came directly west had vastly different pushes and pulls. This presentation focuses on the pulls of the West and who was attracted by them. (online via ZOOM)
Jun 15Vicky SmejkalFamilySearch.org…What’s New?
The ever-evolving free genealogy website, FamilySearch, will be explored with all its new features and updates. And, time permitting, a brief peek as to where the 77% of the non-indexed records can be found.
Jul 20
Ellen Shindelman Kowitt
What Would Nancy Drew Do in the Quest for Missing Family?
Aug 17Allie GolonDeciphering your ancestor’s handwriting
Sep 21Jacquelyn Mahan, Karen Yudnich, Gail EliasNew Nederlands aka Pennsylvania
Oct 19Julie MillerNew England to the Midwest Credentials:



February 27, 2019
Carol DarrowImmigration and Naturalization Records
March 18, 2019
Diane Barbour, PLCGS Professional GenealogistThousands of New Civil War Records. Is Your Ancestor in them?
April 18, 2019
James Walsh PhDA Memorial of Remembrance:  Marking the Irish Dead in the Rocky Mountain Mining Landscape.
May 29, 2019
Greg LivermanWhat’s New in DNA Testing for Genealogy in 2019
June 20, 2019
Dina Carson Glamorous Genealogy or Fabulous Family History: Choosing a Do-Able Project
July 18, 2019
Larry DorseyIn the Footsteps of the Iron Horse: the influence of railroads on the settlement of Colorado
August 15, 2019
Jacquelyn Mahan400 Years of Spanish American history from Catholic Church Records.

We had the date right the first time!

Sept. 19, 2019
Christine Cochran
Grandmother’s Secrets
October 17, 2019
Beth BenkoFamilySearch.org: Making Effective Use of this Free Resource
November 18, 2019
Nicholas Bernhard,
Curator for Miner’s Museum in Lafayette
Story of life in Colorado’s coal fields & Holiday Party

For more information please contact

Karen Yudnich, kyudnich@yahoo.com

Rani Machoi, machoi@colorado.edu

Download PDF:   2019 BGS Presentations Rev July 2019