CGS: Genealogy 101

Program Type:

Genealogy, History, Older Adults



Program Description

Event Details

Now is a great time to start a genealogy journey. There are many online options for researching your family history. Edition is available for free onsite at any metro branch library. offers free access to records from your home computer. FindaGrave is always free to search for cemetery burials. Join Professional Genealogist Carol Cooke Darrow as she guides you to search techniques that will allow you to discover your roots.

This is an introductory course to acquaint you with the many types of records that were created by your family.
· Introduction to the U.S. census (1790-1950)
· Information about birth, marriage and death records
· Pedigree charts and family group sheets
· Other major record groups

This is a one-time basic course for the beginner, repeated each month. However, feel free to come for a refresher as desired.

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Sign language interpreters and real-time captioning via CART are available upon request with notice of three business days to or 720-913-8487. For other public accommodation requests or concerns related to a disability:

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