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Columbine Genealogical &
Historical Society, Inc.
WebMaster: Donald R. Elliott

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Columbine Newsletters
 
Our quarterly Columbine newsletters are published in January, April, July, and October. Each issue contains program schedules, feature stories, columns, member events, and interesting historical stories.
 
For your convenience newsletters are made available here in Adobe Acrobat Reader PDF format. If you do not have Acrobat Reader you can download a free copy: Adobe Reader.
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PDF Icon Columbine Newsletter, Volume 39, Number 1 - Jan 1, 2013
Features in this Issue:
Why is Genealogy Important
President's Message
2013 Salt Lake City Trip
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PDF Icon Columbine Newsletter, Volume 39, Number 3 - Jul 1, 2012
Features in this Issue:
President's Message by JoAnn LaGuardia ~ State & National Membership
The Providance of Our Family Cedar Chest by Carol Johnson
World War II ~ Service Records and Replacement Medals
Colorado Frontier Forts Prior to 1902 by Mary Lou King
Obits: A Writer's View
   
PDF Icon Columbine Newsletter, Volume 39, Number 2 - Apr 1, 2012
Features in this Issue:
President's Message by JoAnn LaGuardia: Barbara Jones Brown / David S. Vogels Award
Commemorating "Free Lland"
Bibliographies of 20-year members
He Got No Respect!!! by Ronald Floberg
   
   
PDF Icon Columbine Newsletter, Volume 39, Number 1 - Jan 1, 2012
Features in this Issue:
President's Message by JoAnn LaGuardia
Towne Genealogy by Charles Towne
Start Kissin' Your Cuzzins by Barb Walker
The Beets Family Name by Ken Beets
   
PDF Icon Columbine Newsletter, Volume 38, Number 4 - Oct 1, 2011
Features in this Issue:
* President's Message:
* Find a Gravve by Steve Johnson, CGHS
* Why Hire a Professional Researcher by Barb Walker, CGHS
* Book Benealogy Cruises ASAP! by Carol Johnson, CGHS
* Query Corner! by Woody Trosper, CGHS
   
PDF Icon Columbine Newsletter, Volume 38, Number 3 - Jul 1, 2011
Features in this Issue:
* President's Message: Now Here's a Plan
* CGHS Trip - Family History Library in Salt Lake City
* Richard Hale's Show and Tell by Dorry Rice, CGHS
* CGHS Pedigree Charts by Bob Jenkins, CGHS
* Successful Query! by Woody Trosper, CGHS
   
PDF Icon Columbine Newsletter, Volume 38, Number 2 - Apr 1, 2011
Features in this Issue:
* Genealogy Display a Hit, by Joyce B. Lohse
* 20 Year Members (Joined in 1991)
* General William Palmer: Railroad Pioneer, by Joyce B. Lohse
* TIPS for Photographing Grave Markers, by Dotty Sharp Hunt
   
PDF Icon Columbine Newsletter, Volume 38, Number 1 - Jan 1, 2011
Features in this Issue:
* Welcome to Our New CGHS President, JoAnn LaGuardia
* yDNA Hit, Different Surname, by Donald R. Elliott
* Marilyn Elrod Recipient of Honorary Lifetime Member Award
* CHGS Special Projects - Marilyn Elrod, Chairperson
   
PDF Icon Columbine Newsletter, Volume 37, Number 4 - Oct 1, 2010
Features in this Issue:
* The Case for Researching at a Local Library, by Donald R. Elliott
* Special Pricing Offer at Footnote.com
* Want to Expand Your Genealogy Knowledge?, by Barb Walker & Judy Phelpss
* "Not" Researching My Smith Line, by Donnie Strandberg
   
PDF Icon Columbine Newsletter, Volume 37, Number 3 - Jul 1, 2010
Features in this Issue:
* Breaking Down Brick Walls, by Marilyn Smith
* Looking Backward, Looking Forward, by Judith S. Phelps
* Fascinating Genealogy Programs on BYUTV, By Barb Walker
   
PDF Icon Columbine Newsletter, Volume 36, Number 2 - Apr 1, 2010
Features in this Issue:
* Newest Twenty-Year Members
* Bemis Public Library Bibliography Project
* Research News and Tips
   
PDF Icon Columbine Newsletter, Volume 36, Number 1 - Jan 1, 2010
Features in this Issue:
* Yes! I Found Grandpa!
* The German Research Companion by Shirley J. Riemer
* 2010 Genealogist's Resolutions by Mary Heinritz
*2009 Queries by Woody Trosper
   
PDF Icon Columbine Newsletter, Volume 35, Number 4 - Oct 1, 2009
Features in this Issue:
* Connecting in Connecticut by Dave Miller
* Dues are Due by CJ Backus
* CGHS Bylaw Revisions by George MacDonald
* Spring 2009 Salt Lake Trip, Making Connections by Connie Strandberg
   
PDF Icon Columbine Newsletter, Volume 35, Number 3 - Jul 1 2009
Features in this Issue:
* Visiting Our 19th Century Ancestors by Jan and Gary Routh
* New CGHS Newsletter Team - Mary Heinritz and Dave Miller
* Luncheon and Barbara Brown Memorial Book Donation
   
PDF Icon Columbine Newsletter, Volume 35, Number 2 - Apr 1, 2009
Features in this Issue:
* 2009 CGHS Officers and Committee Members
* CGHS Visit to Littleton Public Schools Options Program
* Colorado State Archives, Denver Lot and Block Database Update
* U.K. Research Book Reviewed by Esther Rantzen Brown
   
PDF Icon Columbine Newsletter, Volume 35, Number 1 - Jan 1, 2009
Features in this Issue:
* Celebrate Columbine's 20 Year Members
* Book Review: 100 Google Hacks by Marilyn K. Lyle
* Columbine Salt Lake City Trip Plans
* Our Volunteers Who Keep Columbine Interesting
   
PDF Icon Columbine Newsletter, Volume 34, Number 4 - Oct 1, 2008
Features in this Issue:
* Cracking the Code: How I Came to Know my Grandfather by Ginger Van Zyl
* More Than a Normal WebSite by Donald R. Elliott
* Facts About 1973 Fire at NPRC Military Personnel Records by Bill Nix
* Your Copyright Rights by Elizabeth E. (Betty) Brown
   
PDF Icon Columbine Newsletter, Volume 34, Number 3 - Jul 1, 2008
Features in this Issue:
* Think You'll Find Anybody Famous? by Judith S. Phelps
* Pafford Good Old Days 1917-1987 by Nina Mack
* Photos: 2008 Columbine Officers & Committee Members
* 35th Anniversary Booklet a Success