Our members engage in genealogy research that encompasses many states, countries, and topics.
MCGS is a 501(c)(3) Non-Profit. Donations are tax-deductible as allowed by law.
After asking to 'Join' will will need to answer a few simple questions, then read and agree to the group rules.
- Society meetings are held on the second Thursday of the month at 7 PM. See schedule below for program details.
- Many meetings are held in a hybrid (Zoom/in-person) format. Check your e-mails for details
Note Regarding Meeting Locations: All meetings through the end of 2023 will be held at the Koinonia Church at 730 25 Rd. Login for any meetings that will also be held via ZOOM will be emailed to members.
The MCGS Business Meetings are held either before or after the regular meeting.
What's New on the MCGS Website?
- The Teller Institute detail page located on the MCGS Cemetery Project page has been updated to include a link to the Executive summary of the research led by State Archaeologist Dr. Holly Norton in accordance with the 'Federal Indian Boarding School Research Program Act'.
MCGS Programs and Calendar of Events
Once again it is time to start thinking about subjects for our meetings for next year . Is there something we haven't covered in a while (or ever) that you would like to learn more about? Contact a Program Committee member to make your suggestions. Let's make this the year we learn a new genealogical research skill or document type.
|Dec 1||First Friday - Central Library - 1-3 pm, Community Room|
|Dec 9||Annual Holiday Potluck - Mesa County Sheriff's Posse Building, Saturday, Noon.|
|Jan 5 2024||First Friday - Fruita Library 10am - 12|
|Jan 11||General Program - To be Announced|
|Feb 2||First Friday - Palisade Library 2 - 4 pm|
|Feb 8||Annual Business and Board Meeting|
|Mar 1||First Friday - Main Library 1 - 3 pm|
|Mar 14||General Program - To be Announced|
|Apr 5||First Friday - Fruita Library 10am - 12 pm|
|Apr 11||General Program - To be Announced|
|May 3||First Friday - Palisade Library 2 - 4 pm|
|May ??||Possible trip to SLC Family History Library|
|Jun 7||First Friday - Main Library 1 - 3 pm|
|Jun 13||General Program - To be Announced|
|Jul 5||First Friday - Fruita Library 10am - 12 pm|
|Jul 11||General Program - To be Announced|
|Aug 2||First Friday - Palisade Library 2 - 4 pm|
|Aug ??||Annual Potluck Picnic|
|Sep 6||First Friday - Main Library 1 - 3 pm|
|Sep 12||Semi-Annual Business and Board Meeting|
|Oct 4||First Friday - Fruita Library 10am - 12 pm|
|Oct 10||General Program - To be Announced|
|Nov 1||First Friday - Palisade Library 2 - 4 pm|
|Nov 14||General Program - To be Announced|
|Dec 6||First Friday - Main Library 1 - 3 pm|
|Dec 14||Holiday Party|
Genealogy Events of Interest
Current Officers, Board Members, and Committee Chairs
It is time to begin thinking about next years Officer and Board elections. More information will follow.
|Dave Fishell||Vice President|
|Pamela Paxton||Karen Sturgill||Frank Nemanich|
|Program Committee||Brenda Sabo, Laurie Buniger, Karen McGuirk, Dave Fishell, Gail Woodmansee|
|Membership/Outreach||LaDawn Sexton, committee member: Jan Wilson|
Mesa County Genealogical Society is a member of the Colorado Council of Genealogical Societies (CCGS) and the National Genealogical Society (NGS). The Federation of Genealogical Societies (FGS) was merged with the NGS in the summer of 2019.
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