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, currently by Zoom.

Mar
7
Tue
“Getting Things Done and Family History: Productivity Tips and Tools” – By Diana Elder
Mar 7 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Registration Link: HERE

Presentation:

How do you stay productive when you have numerous genealogy projects? Learn a system to capture to-do items, prioritize projects, and erase overwhelm.

Speaker:

Diana Elder AGⓇ is a professional genealogist accredited in the Gulf South region of the United States and serves as a Commissioner for The International Commission for the Accreditation of Professional Genealogists (ICAPGen). Diana authored Research Like a Pro: A Genealogist’s Guide and co-authored the companion volume, Research Like a Pro with DNA: A Genealogist’s Guide to Finding and Confirming Ancestors with DNA Evidence. She created the study group and eCourse that teach the Research Like a Pro process through videos and learning modules. Diana and her daughter, Nicole, share research tips on their website, Family Locket (https://familylocket.com/), and are the hosts of the Research Like a Pro Genealogy Podcast.

Apr
4
Tue
“Boozers, Brothels, and Bare-Knuckle Brawlers: Buffalo Bill’s Little Known Business Partner” – By Kellen Dane Cutsforth @ Calvary Bible Church
Apr 4 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Presentation:

This presentation is an entertaining and informative look at the early days of Buffalo Bill’s Wild West show and also provides information about the use of primary resources, footnotes, and nontraditional forms of research for genealogists and family researchers.

Speaker:

Kellen Cutsforth is the author of numerous books about the Old West with an emphasis on Buffalo Bill’s Wild West. He has also provided ghostwriting services for numerous books and publications. He has had more than fifty articles featured in such publications as Wild West, True West, and is currently a columnist for Western Writers of America’s Roundup magazine. Kellen lives with his family in Littleton, Colorado.

May
2
Tue
“19th Century America – Cultural Changes and Their Effects on Records” By – Sylvia Tracy-Doolos @ Calvary Bible Church
May 2 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Presentation: 

America in the 19th century saw geographic, cultural, and historical changes that affected the records that were created.

While this was true for all Americans, it was especially true for women, African-Americans, and immigrants. We’ll take a broad look at the 19th century to understand these changes.

Speaker:

Sylvia has over 40 years of genealogical experience as a researcher, teacher, lecturer, and writer. She is a member and officer of the Colorado Chapter of the Association of Professional Genealogists, the International Society of British Genealogy and Family History (ISBGFH), and Wales, Ireland, Scotland, England Family History Society (WISE), plus a member of APG, CGS, NGS, VGS, and others. She has a BA in History with a minor focusing on linguistics to better understand the role of language change and its effect on record keeping.