Welcome to BGS!

Welcome to the Broomfield Genealogy Society (BGS) home page. 

We aim to make Genealogy fun and exciting.  As such, we provide opportunities and education programs to help individuals find their roots.   In addition, you can find out about the numerous resources available for ancestral research. We encourage our members to learn the proper ways to document their discoveries and share them with others.

Visitors and Guests are Always Welcome!

Due to Covid-19 restrictions, all meetings, programs, classes, etc., are being conducted through ZOOM.  Members will receive an invite to Zoom meetings via email.

For guests and non-members, please send your email request to
attend the Zoom meeting to info@broomfieldgensoc.org,
several days ahead of the meeting date.

For Broomfield Genealogy Society Membership Application: Click HERE.

Upcoming Events

Monday, June 21, 2021 at 6:30 p.m.

“It’s not online, the other 90% of records.”
Presented by:  Suz Bates, Genealogist

Suz BatesOur June meeting will feature Suz Bates who will be presenting “It’s not online, the other 90% of records.”

Many useful records for genealogy research are not online. How do you find these records and then how do you access them? Suz Bates, a local genealogist, will present ways to find and use archives, repositories, depositories, historical societies, and more to expand your family history research.

Suz is a Chicago area genealogist and her website can be found at: genealogistsuzbates.weebly.com

Monday, July 19, 2021 at 6:30 p.m.

“An Adoptee’s Genealogy Quest: The Journey to Find One’s Birth Parents and Genetic Heritage”
Presented by Kirk Hayer, BGS Member

Kirk HayerFor the month of July, our own Kirk Hayer will be present “An Adoptee’s Genealogy Quest: The Journey to Find One’s Birth Parents and Genetic Heritage.”

Kirk will take us on his journey to discover his birth parents and his Irish-American genetic heritage.  His journey started in 1996 and continues to this day, where he will share some of his recent discoveries using DNA and Newspapers.com.