Pikes Peak Genealogical Society
 
 
Welcome to the Pikes Peak Genealogical Society in Colorado Springs, El Paso County, Colorado. Our mission is to preserve family history by indexing records; support research with free classes, lectures, and one-on-one help; and contribute to public genealogy causes. While we support genealogical research throughout Colorado, we focus on El Paso and Teller Counties.
 
 
Key local resources:
Pikes Peak NewsFinder (index to newspapers and other local records)
 

 


February 12, 2020 PPGS Meeting
 

Finding Historical Governmental Boundaries:

New Internet Tools Identify the County and State that Included Any Given Place in Any Year

by Dr. Ted Bainbridge

 
 
 
Dr. Bainbridge will share new internet tools that identify the county and state boundaries at any given place in any year. He has been a researcher, teacher, speaker, and writer since 1969. He has taught many beginner and advanced genealogy classes. Ted has had articles published in the U.S. and several foreign countries. He is a past president of Longmont Genealogy Society and is a staff member at the Longmont Family History Center.
 
 
Wednesday, February 12, 2020
 
6 p.m., GenMixer

7 p.m., Meeting begins

 
The Venue, Library 21c
1175 Chapel Hills Dr.
Colorado Springs, CO
 
The Pikes Peak Genealogical Society meets on the second Wednesday of each month in The Venue, Library 21c. Guests are welcome. For more information, call PPLD, 531-6333, ext. 1252.
 
 
 



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Sample PPGS Newsletter (PPGS members have access to newsletters since 1980 in the Members Only section)


Facts and Tips
Use land records to separate two persons of the same name in the same community.
[Land Records]

Document as you go!
[Sources-Citations]

The term Senior may not refer to a person's father, but to the older of two persons in a locality who have the same name.
[Basic Information]


February 1
Introduction to Genealogy
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-0 Additional: Bring snacks and/or a lunch, as we will not be taking a break long enough ...
February 8
Records Analysis and Research Planning
Instructor: Nancy Niles Wehner, CG Recommended Minimum Experience Level: Advanced Beginner Class Size: Minimum 5, Maximum 25 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.   Records of all kinds are the life-blood of genealogical research, yet many ...
February 15
Census Records in Depth
Instructor: Nancy Niles Wehner, CG Recommended Minimum Experience Level: Advanced Beginner Class Size: Minimun 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   This class will provide an in-depth look at ...
February 15
Census Records in Depth
Instructor: Nancy Niles Wehner, CG Recommended Minimum Experience Level: Advanced Beginner Class Size: Minimun 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   This class will provide an in-depth look at census records ...