The Mesa County Genealogical Society was founded in Grand Junction, Colorado on March 1980 as a 501C(3) nonprofit organization to promote an interest in genealogy, and to encourage and instruct members in the art and practice of genealogical research.
We welcome family history researchers interested in all states and countries. Our members have wide ranging interests and engage in research in areas such as: Colorado, Wisconsin, New Mexico, Minnesota, Arkansas, Wyoming, New England, Ireland, Austria, Germany, Canada, etc. Come join us and learn new research techniques, brush up on techniques you learned in the past, and enjoy the fellowship of individuals who share your passion for family history research.
For more information the Mesa County Genealogical Society brochure can be found here.
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Society meetings are held twice a month. Meeting locations are listed below the 'Calendar of Events'
Calendar of Events
|Feb 7||First Friday Help Session - Central Library|
|Feb 13 Evening||"Historic Quilts Presentation" - Gwen Brown|
|Feb 26 Noon||Would you like to make a presentation?|
|Feb 26 Annual Meeting||MCGS Elections - How will you participate in your society for the upcoming year?|
|Mar 6||First Friday Help Session - Palisade Branch MCPLD|
|Mar 12 Evening||Thomas MacEntee - Genealogy Do-Over™|
|Mar 24 Noon||Thomas MacEntee - Genealogy Do-Over™ - continued.|
Evening meetings are held at 7:00 pm, the 2nd Thursday of each month in the Garden Room at the Commons of Hilltop, located at 625 27 1/2 Rd. (Except August - potluck picnic and December - potluck)
Sack Lunch Meetings are held on the 4th Wed. of the month at noon in the lower level of the Museum of the West on the corner of Ute and 5th Ave.
(A regular business meeting follows the Sack Lunch Meeting) No noon meetings in November or December.
Current Officers, Board Members, and Committee Chairs
|Karen Sturgill||Vice President|
|Amy Provstgaard||Stella Ledbetter||Darrel Sartin|
|Darrel Sartin||Research Director|
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