Mesa County Genealogical Society

Books to Get You Started

Val D. Greenwood. The Researcher's Guide to American Genealogy. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc.

Emily Anne Groom. Unpuzzling Your Past: A Basic Guide to Genealogy. White Hall, Virginia: Betterway Publications, Inc.

Elizabeth Shown Mills. Evidence: Citation and Analysis for the Family Historian. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Company

Donald A Ritchie. Doing Oral History. New York, NY: Oxford University Press.

Cynthia Hart and Lisa Samson. The Oral History Workshop. Workman Publishing Company

"How to" Websites

Family Tree

National Genealogical Society

Free Genealogy Information and Database Websites

The Mesa County Library District offers a variety of research options for those residents with a valid Mesa County library card. (in library use only) and Heritage Quest (which can be used from your home computer) can be accessed with the following link.

Mesa County Library District genealogy eResources

Helpful Mesa County, Colorado Web Sites

Mesa County Public Library Obituary Index

Museum of the West Loyd Files Research Library

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