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Scottish Genealogy

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How do you transcribe a testament?

Dorothy Coltrin will discuss what steps it took for her to transcribe "secretary hand" used in 16th century Scotland.

New Swedish Genealogy

New Swedish Genealogy

Books can be found anywhere

I have a dirty little secret.  For years friends have asked that I reveal something about myself.  Well here goes.  I am a Goodwill junkie.  That is right, I shop at Goodwill.&n

New Books

I just love it when some one sends me new gift books.

Laura Stone of Flagler, Colorado has kindly sent a box of genealogy and local history books from her and Lyle Stone's collection.

The box contained the following:

Gunnison Country

Ruth Moore
A. B. Cooper Hotel ca. 1885
First meat Market in Gunnison, Mr. and Mrs. James Keenan and Mr. and Mrs. J.D. Miller
Western State College, Gunnison
Thirty-five degrees below, Gunnison ca. 1900-1920

Ruth Moore is a gem...

...But then anyone who knows her is aware of that.  Ruth was excited when she found her work Gunnison Country: Transcriptions of News Articles from the Gunnison News-Champion on the 

Where Did They Go?

Where Did They Go?

Where did they come from? Where did they go?

Researchers often puzzle over the movements of their family from geographic local to local. Tracing their movements using decennial census schedules is not always straight forward.

New Ohio Material

New Ohio Material
New Ohio Material
New Ohio Material
New Ohio Material
New Ohio Material
New Ohio Material

When I think of Ohio....

I think of Cincinnati and the early German community.

Scottish Summer

Scottish Summer
Scottish Summer

Join Nessie at the Highland Games

For years researchers have flocked to the St. Andrew Society of Colorado Scottish Festival and Rocky Mountain Highland Games.

New Books from W.I.S.E. Family History Society

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New Books from W.I.S.E. Family History Society
New Books from W.I.S.E. Family History Society
New Books from W.I.S.E. Family History Society
New Books from W.I.S.E. Family History Society

See what new items are available

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Colorado Marriages Go Online

Colorado Marriages Go Online

Who married your grandmother?

 

 

 

Who are Your Ancestors?

Service Class 1919

You've heard the commercial " You don't even have to know what you're looking for... you just have to start looking." We can show you how to start!

The second Saturday of most months we offer a beginning genealogy class.

Instructor Lou-Jean Rehn, CG will show you how to think genealogically.