26 June 2017

Summer is Here


Our GIRs (Genealogist In Residence) will still be volunteering at the downtown public library over the summer and love to help people out with genealogy questions.  While there check out the periodicals and books.
Tuesday            1-3pm
Wednesday:    1-3pm
Thursday:        5-7pm
Saturday:         1-3 pm (summer hours) April 2 - September 25

Put DNA to work for you and Hone your Research Skills!
September 16 Workshop with Dave Obee and Pat Ryan - see right side for details.

Have a wonderful summer everyone.  Our first 2017-2018 meeting is September 11th.


13 June 2017

Family History Forum

Our last FAMILY HISTORY FORUM until September.

Monday, June 26, 7pm at the downtown public library.

Researching English Ancestors:  Discussion of the three major record groups for English genealogy plus some valuable lesser-used records and how to access them.

30 April 2017

General Meeting & FAMILY HISTORY FORUM

Monday, May 1st, 7pm: Meeting at Evangel Church - 3161 Gordon Drive, Office Entrance
    Local Resources - Rutland Women's Institute
    Main Program - Maury Williams speaking on the Kettle Valley Railway

Monday May 29, 7pm:  Family History Forum Fleshing out Your Ancestors Using Census Records and other Lists:  Census records provide a snapshot of your family on a given day in history.  Typically censuses were taken every ten years; fill in the years between with voter’s lists and directories to build a cohesive picture of your ancestors’ lives.