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Saturday, May 2
From Pilgrims to Patriots: Researching Early New England Ancestors  (Seminar)
9:30 am to 6:00 pm
History Colorado Center, 1200 N. Broadway, Denver
Speakers: NEHGS Chief Genealogist David Allen Lambert and Director of Research Services Lindsay Fulton
 
Sponsored by American Ancestors, New England Historic Genealogical Society
 
Cost: $125 (includes five lectures, lunch, and reception)
 
Explore the history and lives of your early New England ancestors with the oldest genealogical society in the country! Discover essential resources and records for colonial New England research, understand early settlement and migration patterns, learn how to research your early veteran ancestors, and hear how to verify your connection to the passengers of the Mayflower.

In addition to lectures, you’ll have a chance to browse some of our most recent publications, hear about upcoming activities and projects, and speak with attending staff.  
 
AGENDA:
9:30 AM – Check-in, coffee and tea
10:00 AM – Welcome and introductions
10:15 AM - Lecture: Migrations In and Out of New England, David Allen Lambert
11:15 AM - Lecture: Breaking Down Brick Walls in Early New England, Lindsay Fulton
12: 15 PM - Lunch
2:30 PM - Lecture: Verifying Mayflower Lineage, Lindsay Fulton
1:30 PM - Lecture: Colonial Conflicts, David Allen Lambert
3:30 PM - Break
4:00 PM - Lecture: Researching Revolutionary War Ancestors, David Allen Lambert
5:00 PM – Reception  
 
For more information and to register, see https://my.americanancestors.org/seminars/denver
 


Saturday, May 9
Immigration & Naturalization Records in Depth  (Classes)
1:30 pm to 5:30 pm
21C Library, Room B6
Instructor: Nancy Niles Wehner, CG
Recommended Minimum Experience Level: Advanced Beginner
Class Size: Minimum 5, Maximum 16
Restrictions: Open to PPGS members only. For membership information, see the Join PPGS tab in the menu to the left at http://ppgs.org.
Reservations: Required, e-mail instructor at ngwehner@gmail.com
 
Unless you're Native American, your ancestors came here from somewhere else, a process called immigration. Once here, they had the option to go through the process of naturalization in order become a citizen. This class will be a combined lecture and workshop on immigration and naturalization records. Included will be:
  • A brief history of immigration and naturalization in the United States
  • Common immigration routes
  • Common types of immigration records
  • Common types of naturalization records


Saturday, May 23
Introduction to Genealogy  (Classes)
10:30 am to 2:30 pm
East Library - East Community Meeting Room
Instructor: Nancy Niles Wehner, CG
Recommended Minimum Experience Level: Beginner
Class Size: Minimum 5, Maximum 60
Restrictions: None. Open to the public.
Reservations: Required; call 719-531-6333 ext. 2253  or to register online go to https://ppld.librarymarket.com/introduction-genealogy-finding-your-family-history
Additional: Bring snacks and/or a lunch, as we will not be taking a break long enough for you to go out and eat.
 
Exploration of the methods and records used in researching your family history. Includes discussions of:
  • ​Why genealogy?
  • Setting goals
  • Getting organized
  • Recording information
  • Common record types
  • Where to find records



Saturday, June 6
Pikes Peak Regional History Symposium  (Special Events)
9:00 am to 4:30 pm
East Library, 5550 N. Union Blvd., Colorado Springs
Topic: "Iron Rails, Wagon Trails, and Snail Mail"
 



Saturday, July 25
WISE English Research Seminar  (Seminar)
Denver Public Library
Speaker: David Allen Lambert
 



Saturday, September 19
Introduction to Genealogy  (Classes)
10:30 am to 2:30 pm
Penrose Library - Columbine A
Instructor: Nancy Niles Wehner, CG
Recommended Minimum Experience Level: Beginner
Class Size: 100
Restrictions: None. Open to the public.
Reservations: Required; call 719-531-6333 ext. 2253 or to register online go to https://ppld.librarymarket.com/introduction-genealogy-finding-your-family-1
Additional: Bring snacks and/or a lunch, as we will not be taking a break long enough for you to go out and eat.
 
Exploration of the methods and records used in researching your family history. Includes discussions of:
  • ​Why genealogy?
  • Setting goals
  • Getting organized
  • Recording information
  • Common record types
  • Where to find records