Pikes Peak Genealogical Society

PPGS Special Interest Groups

Generally self-directed PPGS study groups are open to PPGS members; guests are welcome, but if you plan to attend regularly, please join the society to support its efforts.
 
Point of contact for Study Groups: Jan Myers.We hope to be establishing German/Prussian and French-Canadian study groups soon.
 
DNA Study Group
Meets 7 p.m., third Thursdays, Aspen Room, Penrose Library
Typically has 10 to 20 attendees who use direct-to-consumer (DTC) DNA tests as a genealogy research tool.
 
  • Jan. 16: Planning meeting to discuss and select topics for 2020 DNA Study Group meeting, Aspen Room, Penrose Library. What would you like to see/present?
  • Feb. 20: DNA mentoring session. Please bring your questions, the issues and data you're working with, and put your head together with experienced DNA users.
  • March 19: Discussion of what's been announced by the DNA companies at RootsTech (Feb. 27-29).
  • Apr. 16: Kate Crow, on medical genetics
  • May 21
  • June 18
  • July 16: DNA mentoring session.
  • Aug. 20
  • Sept. 17
  • Oct. 15: DNA mentoring session.
  • Nov. 19
 
Colonial America Brick Wall Study Group
Meets second Wednesday, before PPGS montly meeting, Library 21c.
Facilitator: John Putnam
  • Jan. 8: Canceled due to event conflict.
  • Feb. 12
  • March 11
  • April 8
  • May 13
  • June 10
  • July 8
  • Aug. 12
  • Sept. 9
  • Oct. 14
  • Nov. 11
  • Dec. 9