Brick Wall Demolition Kit: Linguistic Tools for Genealogists

Thursday, November 21st, 2019

6:30pm – 8:30pm

Good Samaritan Society, Fort Collins


Program Description:

Discover linguistic tips, tricks and resources that can help you find your most elusive ancestors. Missing ancestors often have more to do with language issues than you might expect. I will show you how to explore the language of your ancestors, to achieve better research results.

This month’s speaker:

Sylvia Tracy-Doolos

Sylvia Tracy-Doolos has been interested in genealogy for over thirty years and working as a genealogist for nine as the owner of New Leaf Genealogy. She is a member of the Association of Professional Genealogists (APG), Colorado Genealogical Society (CGS), and Broomfield Genealogy Society. Sylvia is President of Wales, Ireland, Scotland, England Family History Society (WISE-FHS), Secretary of the Colorado branch of APG, Genealogist for Adams County Genealogical Society, and a Trustee for ISBGFH. She has a B.A. in History and minored in English focusing on linguistics, so she could study how language and immigration affected America’s development.