Bailey Library visit with our local Genealogist
Genealogist Myron Timmons will be available to assist you for free with your family tree every other Tuesday and Thursday from 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. You are welcome to call the library at 303-838-5539 for more information.
Myron Timmons is inspired to help others find their ancestry through his knowledge and passion for genealogy. Myron has been searching his ancestry and helping other families for almost 60 years! He is also a volunteer of findagrave.com where you can find the graves of ancestors, create virtual memorials, add 'virtual flowers' and a note to a loved one's grave, etc.
Genealogy references available at our library on microfilm and microfiche:
Fairplay Flume 1879 - 1979
Park County Bulletin 1884 - 1910
England surnames and locality
Central and South America surnames
Quebec, Ontario and Germany locality
Parish and vital records
United States locality
On books we have:
Local History information
The handy book for genealogists by George B. Everton
Cite your sources: a manual for documenting family histories ad genealogical records by Richard S. Lackey
Daughters of the American State Revolution Society
The complete idiot's guide to genealogy by Christine Rose
Getting the most out of family origins by Bruce Buzbee
The genealogist's address book by Elizabeth Petty
Tracing your ancestry: a step-by-step guide to researching your family history by F. Wilbur Helmbold
The family history book by Stella Colwell
Genealogy on-line for dummies by Matthew Helm
We are interested in increasing our genealogy collection and are taking donations on the subject.
Also available is the Local History Archives located downstairs in the library. Open by appointment by calling 719-836-4153 or log on to the website at parkcoarchives.org.
Here are some sites you can visit (some may need a subscription and others are free):