Castle Rock Colorado Genealogical Society

 Website |  About Us | Programs  | Education |  Resources  |  Leadership 

 The Genealogy Minute

Castle Rock Colorado Genealogical Society home page

Shoestring Strategies for the Thrifty Genealogist  (Program)

Presented by Ellen Kowitt

Saturday, June 15

10:00 am to 12:00 pm


Genealogy database subscriptions and retrieving foreign documents are expensive, and hiring professionals can be a luxury product. What is the budget-conscious family historian to do? Fortunately, freebies, discounts, and shortcuts exist. Resources, methodology, and best practices will be shared. Spend time exploring tips to save money!

Register Now

Technology SIG  (Study Group)

Guest Facilitator - Noel Ferre

Thursday, June 16

6:30 pm to 8:00 pm


Noel Ferre will continue with Part 2 of the Family Tree Maker (FTM) discussion.

To register, go to Member Login, then Class Registration.

Join us for a CRCGS Summer Outing to Cripple Creek!

Registration will be available soon! Watch

Volunteers Needed for Jewish Consumptives Relief Society (JCRS) Indexing

The ongoing JGSCO (Jewish Genealogical Society of Colorado) volunteer project at University of Denver continues through the summer. Please commit to joining us for one or more Mondays from 10 am to 3 pm with a lunch break. There’s air conditioning, reimbursed parking, and free lunch included, and you will be helping with mitzvah work while learning about fascinating Denver history!

The goal is to create a full index to the complete JCRS patient application collection. You will read from historical records and key primary data into a spreadsheet provided by the archive. For history about the project, visit


Sharing Help And Research Experience

Most Mondays, 10:00 am - Noon 

(excluding holidays)

Hybrid - Castle Rock Library & Virtual

Join us for a Zoom meeting OR in-person at the library. SHARE is a drop-in collaborative discussion for all of your successes and challenges

And our new Evening Share!

Last Monday of each Month

6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Virtual Only

Same sort of drop-in discussion format to share your successes and to get help with your challenges.

We welcome all!

Register Now

DNA Special Interest Group

is taking the summer off! Watch for resumption in the fall.

CRCGS Members

Log into the website and look for Program Recordings in the Members section:

Using IGG to Solve Cold Cases

Introduction to U.S. Naturalization

Castle Rock Colorado Genealogical Society home page

Facebook      LinkedIn      Web

About Us:  The Castle Rock Colorado Genealogical Society (CRCGS) is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization of individuals with a passion for the discovery of their ancestry. The society functions through the support of volunteers who contribute their knowledge, time, and effort. The mission of the society is to (1) promote genealogy through education and research, (2) encourage high standards of research, instruction, documentation and preservation, and (3) locate, preserve and index public and private records, and make them available. Copyright © 2023. All Rights Reserved.