Carol Cooke   Darrow, CG

Is a Certified Genealogist and the co-author of The Genealogist's Guide to Researching Tax Records, Heritage Books (2007). She has been a regional teacher and speaker for the past ten years and is the past president of the Colorado Genealogical Society.


August 02, 2013
2:30 pm : The Naturalization Process

(All Levels) Becoming a citizen of the U.S. was a three-step process that took five years or more to complete. Finding records of naturalization can help you learn when and where your ancestors arrived in the U.S., help identify family members, and perhaps help to identify where and when your ancestor was born. Login First

6:00 pm : Finding People in the 20th Century (1900s) Using Newspapers, City Directories, and Social Media

(All Levels) Newspapers, City Directories, and social media may help to locate records of lost family members and friends who lived in the 20th century (1900-1999). Login First

August 03, 2013
11:20 am : Location, Location, Location: Researching in Your Ancestor’s County

(All Levels) Most records are created on the local level so it’s vital that you learn as much as possible about the history, population, geography, religions, crops, and occupations of your ancestor’s hometown. When you become an expert on that location, you will find the records you’re looking for. Login First