25 January 2009

Evergreen Cemetery records online

The online database for the Evergreen Cemetery Records is available to view at: http://usgwtombstones.org/colorado/elpaso.html
The database includes all burials from 1856 to 2006. The data is alphabetical and includes the birth date; death date; burial date; block; lot; space; funeral home; and comments such as marriage and military information, organizations (Masons, IOOF, etc.), and if an individual was moved to a different cemetery.
If you have any questions, please contact the Evergreen Cemetery Project Coordinator – Valerie Eichler Lair-Smith at 720-886-9096 or email valsroots@yahoo.com.

Thanks to Valerie Lair-Smith for sending us this item.

17 January 2009

Senator Salazar’s genealogy entered into the Official Records of Senate

Colorado Senator Salazar asked Friday that his genealogy be entered into the offical record of the U.S. Senate. The Senator’s family has been living in the San Luis Valley since the mid 1800s and the genealogy goes back to 1520. The story ran today in the Rocky Mountain News, Heritage emphasized in Salazar’s Senate Farewell

16 January 2009

Looking for descendants of Hyman and Adolph Shapiro

An article in the Intermountain Jewish News, posted on the DU Web site today, tells the tale of a Fairmount Cemetery mystery. The author of the article asks that any descendant of Hyman and Adolph Shapiro contact the newspaper.
Check it out at The mystery of the dislocated grave.

13 January 2009

January genealogy column

Julie Miller’s monthly column is in the 11 January 2009 edition of the Broomfield Enterprise. The January column is Genealogy on the cheap. Julie gives some suggestions about how to lower costs when researching your family.

6 January 2009

Bible left in Denver makes it’s way home

A story in The Sacramento Bee is about the Manning family Bible that was left in Denver years ago and bought by a Wyoming woman at an estate sale. Read how the Bible was returned to the Manning family in California at Long Road home for family Bible.