Pikes Peak Genealogical Society



Due to the pandemic, meetings are currently being held by Zoom on the second Wednesday of the month, 7 p.m., with the social time beginning at 6:30. During normal times, meetings are held in The Venue, Library 21c, 1175 Chapel Hills Dr., Colorado Springs, CO. The GenMixer social hour begins at 6 p.m. Guests are welcome!

Date Speaker Subject
January 12, 2022 Vickie Smejkal The 1950 Census
February 9 Christine Cochran Forensic Genealogy 
March 9 Sara Cochran Shamrocks, Leprechauns, and Harps: Researching Your Irish Roots
April 13 Christine Cohen Immigration Ports of Entry
May 11 Dave Robison The Mayflower: 1620 to Present
June 8 Lisa Gorrell Down on the Farm: Records to Document Your Farming Ancestor 
July 13 PPGS members Skills Night
August 10    
September 14    
October 12    
November 9    
December 14    
Date Speaker Subject
January 13, 2021 Alice Hoyt Veen, CG® Zoom: Resolving Conflicts: Therapy for Troubled Evidence
February 10
Mary Kircher Roddy, CG®
Zoom: If These Walls Could Talk: House and Neighborhood Histories
March 10 Dana Ann Palmer Zoom: Chronicling America: A Newspaper Site for Everyone
April 14 Amie Bowser Tennant Zoom: Finding Answers in Naturalization Records
May 12 Various Zoom: Skills Night: Virtual Edition 
June 9 Elizabeth Swanay O'Neal Zoom: Resources for Researching Your War of 1812 Ancestors Online
July 14 Suz Bates Zoom: "DNA--No Tree!, No Response!, I Need More!" 
August 11 Jean Wilcox Hibben Zoom: Motive, and Opportunity: The Sad Saga of George Richards
September 8 Mark Rabideau Zoom: Swiss, Alsatian, Southern German Amish/Mennonite
October 13 Paula Stuart-Warren, CG Zoom: The WPA Era: Free Records Boon from the Government
November 10 PPGS members Zoom: My Favorite Newspaper Find (Let Danielle know if you want to contribute)
December 8 Michael Brophy Zoom: Indentured Servitude in America: History, Genealogy, Legacy

Please send suggestions for programs or speakers to programs@ppgs.org