Monthly Programs

CRCGS-Logo-Medium-ColorThe Castle Rock Colorado Genealogical Society meets on most 3rd Saturdays from 10:00am to Noon for its monthly program.  In most months, a presenter typically lectures for an hour about a particular genealogy topic; in some months a special class or event is held.  No registration is required to attend the monthly program lectures, and visitors are always welcome.



For up-to-date scheduling details

see Calendar of Events or Upcoming Event List

2018 Topics

January 20
Ancestry DNA Matches: Who Are All of these People, and Why Do I Care?
Wendy Dillenschneider will instruct on Ancestry DNA results: how to interpret, evaluate, understand DNA circles, and use triangulation to identify ancestors.
Wendy Dillenschneider
February 17
Finding English Families in Online Sources Beyond Ancestry and Family Search
Many people, when looking for English ancestors do not venture far beyond Ancestry or FamilySearch.  In reality, there are many additional places to look, particularly, for earlier records.  The presentation will focus on other places to look, primarily sources that are free and online. 
Ed Story
March 17
Planning for Success:  Genealogy Research Plans
Complex research questions will require a more formal process for developing and executing research plans
Beth Benko
April 21
Aliens and Naturalization
Immigration from the early 1600s into the 20th Century
Bobby King 
May 19
State and Special Censuses
Many of us use Federal Census records as the backbone of our family history work.  Come see what information is available and learn how to access these special censuses.
Kathy Tarullo
August 18
When All Else Fails Try the Local Newspaper
Locating newspapers both on line and on microfilm and examining the information that can be extracted
Rodger Dudley
September 15
Prussia-Germany Genealogy
Prussia-Germany Genealogy.  The presentation will explore and demonstrate tools, techniques and effective research approaches.
Mark Rabideau