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
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 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.

Getting Started in Family Research and Using, presented by Diane Barbour, PLCGS @ Meadows Branch Library
Aug 8 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

This class will go over the basic principles employed when undertaking your own family search. We will review some basic forms used in research and good basic methodology. You will be introduced to census records and we will also discuss the Family Search website. See what it has to offer and how to use it.

All classes are free. To reserve your seat and receive a handout, please register by email at

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


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


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.

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: