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September 21, 2019
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Philip S. Miller Library
100 S. Wilcox St.
Castle Rock, CO 80104
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Castle Rock Colorado Genealogical Society Presentation

Saturday, September 21, 2019

Pushing Back the Clock: Finding Pre-1850 Census Substitutes

For many of us, the most interesting pasts of our family tree are the distant branches of people form long ago. Unfortunately, common sources like census or church records become more sparse as we go back in time. The presentation will focus on where and how to find earlier documents. Ed is a big believer in going back to the source, rather than copying the trees of others. He will discuss how to find early church records, older printed documents with a focus on overseas ancestors. Ed Storey grew up in Rochester, NY where he worked for General Motors for 40 years. With his wife Nancy, he has lived in El Paso and Beijing before choosing Colorado Springs. Ed writes article for magazines such as Internet Genealogy and Your Genealogy Today. His ancestral searches are primarily in England, India and Germany, as well as North Carolina

Also join us every Monday at Philip S. Miller Library from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. for SHARE (Sharing Help and Research Experience). SHARE is free and open to all. Drop in for an collaborative problem-solving discussion, whether you are a beginner or experienced researcher.