The Boulder Genealogical Society is here to help you with your family history no matter where you are researching. We also contribute to the greater genealogical community through local history research.


Society meetings are free and open to the public
on the first Tuesday of each month at 7:00 pm
at Frasier Meadows Retirement Community
350 Ponca Place, Boulder

We meet in the 4th floor Assembly Room. To reach this room, enter through the Ponca Place lobby and sign in at the table. Take the elevator at the back of the lobby up to the 4th floor. Upon exiting the elevator, turn left (south). The Assembly Room will be on your left.

Note: Frasier Meadows is in the midst of a major building project and your usual parking place may not be available. Plan to arrive early to find a spot. Consider carpooling.

Sep
3
Tue
“The Irish In America” by James Walsh, Ph.D.
Sep 3 @ 7:00 pm

Presentation:

This presentation will walk the audience through 3 centuries of Irish immigration to North America, with a heavy focus on local Colorado Irish history.

Speaker:

James Walsh is an Associate Professor of Political Science at the University of Colorado Denver, where he has taught for the past 21 years.  Walsh is co-author of Irish Denver and author of Michael Mooney and the Leadville Irish. Walsh is also founder of the Romero Theater Troupe, an all-volunteer human rights theater troupe.

Sep
12
Thu
Where Are the Bodies Buried? Find Your Ancestors’ Final Resting Place, presented by Beth Benko @ Meadows Branch Library
Sep 12 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Locating the final resting place of your ancestors can expose other details of their lives: military service, relationships, organization memberships, maiden names and more. Learn about online and offline resources to help you find cemeteries and burials.

Classes are free. To save your seat and receive a handout, please register: mdbfrisco@gmail.com

Oct
1
Tue
“Writing Up The Family Tree” by Carol Cooke Darrow, CG.
Oct 1 @ 7:00 pm

Presentation:

“Writing Up the Family Tree” is the sure way to organize your vast family information and preserve that information in a way that is accessible for future generations. What story do you want to tell? Who is your audience? What is your deadline? Once you’ve made those decisions, you are on the way to preserving your family history.

Speaker:

Carol Cooke Darrow has been a Certified Genealogist since 2005. She facilitates a monthly genealogical writing group at DPL from September thru May on the 2nd Sunday of the month. She volunteers every week at DPL on Tuesdays from 10 am – 1 pm and at the National Archives branch in Broomfield on Thursdays from 9 am – 4 pm.