Preserving our past . . . for our future

Welcome to the Cheyenne Genealogical &
Historical Society's Web Site
The Society's mission is to stimulate and encourage family history research through a variety of endeavors and to provide members and the genealogical public with a diversity of resources.

We hope you will enjoy your visit here and leave with some new knowledge about us and your genealogy search.

While you browse through the site you will find the Requests section helpful if you need help from our volunteers or officers.

October is Family History Month

To celebrate this special yearly event, the Cheyenne Genealogical

and Historical Society is  presenting a number of free workshops

throughout the month to assist those interested in

expanding their genealogical skills.

Programs include, "Organizing Family History Files and Notes,"

scheduled for Tuesday, Oct. 14 in the Sunflower Room of the

Laramie County Library, Cheyenne by  Gloria Milmont, who has

done genealogy for many years and is a trainer for the LDS Stake

in Cheyenne. Her genealogical filing system will help

new as well as experienced family historians keep family

records and research at their fingertips. This is the program for

the monthly Society meeting, which begins at 6:00 p.m. with a

social followed by a short business meeting and the program

at 7:00 p.m. Other highlights include:

 --“Using Primary Sources to Document Your Genealogy Research,” by

Suzi Taylor, Wyoming State Archives, Oct. 11, 11:00 a.m.-Noon,

Sunflower Room, Laramie County Library, 2200 Pioneer Ave.

--“Conducting Research for Oral Histories,” Mark Junge, Oct. 11, 12:00 p.m.- 1:00 p.m, Sunflower Room, Laramie County Library, 2200

Pioneer Ave.

 -- “Tips & Tricks Using the Wyoming Newspaper Project,” Tom Ivie, Wyoming  State Library, Oct.  11, 1-2 p.m., Computer Classroom (space limited to 12),  Laramie County Library, 2200 Pioneer Ave.

   --Western Americana & Genealogy Book Sale and Quilt Raffle, Oct. 11, 11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m., Willow Room, Laramie County Library,

2200 Pioneer

--Genealogy Classes (“Beginning Genealogy,” Oct. 13; “ Beyond the Basics,” Oct 20; and “German Genealogy,” Oct. 27 by Elaine Hayes, Special Collections Librarian, Laramie County Library (register through LC Library)

The Cheyenne Genealogical and Historical Society’s mission is to

stimulate and encourage family history research through a variety of programs and  projects, and to provide the general public with library resources to further genealogy research.  For more information on these events, call Robin Everett at 630-2915.

For a concise schedule of all the events in Cheyenne, click here

Photos of Family History Day at the Laramie County Library

Please contact us at cghswyoming@gmail.com if you have any questions.
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