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Meetings

2017 Membership Meeting Schedule


Our programs are presented by a variety of speakers from along the Front Range of Colorado and beyond. While subjects range from tartans to medieval art, they always focus on taking us away to the British Isles for a little culture and history.

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Meetings:
  • Meeting dates highlighted in red denote that there is no scheduled meeting or the meeting was cancelled. Please check below for revised meeting information.
  • W.I.S.E. traditionally meets a 1:30 p.m., on the the fourth Saturday in the month.
  • An outing is usually scheduled for the fourth Saturday in June, so there is traditionally no W.I.S.E. membership meeting scheduled.
  • Unless otherwise scheduled we do not normally meet in the months of July, August or November. Note: We are considering adding additional meeting months to our monthly meeting schedule to provide continuity and a better level of service for our membership. In the near future, you will be receiving a survey requesting your input on this idea.
  • A holiday social is usually scheduled for the first Saturday in December.
Location:

Our meetings are normally held in the seventh floor training room at the CDPL, 10 W. Fourteenth Avenue Pkwy., Denver, CO 80204. If you need a map for directions to the CDPL or their contact phone numbers, click on the link provided in the left sidebar.

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Meeting Dates & Programs...

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WISE-FHS Annual General Meeting

Meet Your Country Cousins (Part 2)


Following our annual general meeting we broke into groups representing each country in the British Isles. It provides our members with the opportunity to get to know other members doing research in your country(s) of interest. This year we are also including a group representing Colonial America. Group leaders will be:

  • England and Wales... James Jeffrey
  • Scotland... Harry Ross
  • Ireland... Sandy Ronayne, assisted by Zoe Lappin as needed
  • Colonial America... John Putnam
Material for bibliographies and resources for research will be available for each session.

Select the following link to download a PDF copy of the program flyer:

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A Non-Parental Event

Dorothy Coltrin


Dorothy will discuss how Y-chromosome DNA as well as in-depth paper research is used to tie children to a father of a different surname. Dorothy serves as a group administrator of surname project at FTDNA, is a member of BGS, WISE-FHS, NEHGS and New Hampshire Historical Society. She has a MS in nutritional biology and taught for 30 years at a community college.

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Geography of Great Britain

James Jeffrey


James is a Genealogy Collection Specialist at Denver Public Library and has a vast knowledge of genealogy and of Great Britain.

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W.I.S.E. Family History Society,
Denver, Colorado
Since 1983

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