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.
Society meetings are held twice a month. (See the Calendar of Events below for details on our program offerings)
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.
For more information the Mesa County Genealogical Society brochure can be found here.
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Calendar of Events
|May 22||Noon Meeting: Presentation by Susan Steinback 'The Opening of the West: Johnny Appleseed, Buffalo Bill and Fred Harvey' Presentation details will be emailed to all members in May|
|June 13||Evening meeting program to be announced|
|June 26||Noon Meeting: Learning about the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) organization.|
|July||Evening and afternoon programs to be announced|
|August||Annual Member Picnic: details to be emailed to members|
|Aug 28||Noon Meeting: To be Announced|
|2019 Programs||In order to offer programs of interest to our members we need some member input. As you can see we are still looking for programs for the rest of 2019 and into 2020. Is there a genealogical topic you would like to know more about? Do you know of someone willing to present an appropriate topic or would you like to give a brief presentation? Do you have ideas for member share sessions? Send an email to the MCGS President (email found in the 'Contact' section) or add a comment to our new 'Suggestion Box' that will be available at each meeting.|
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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