We welcome family history researchers interested in all states and countries. Our members engage in genealogy research that encompasses many states, countries, and topics.
Our brochure can be found here
If you would like to donate to the MCGS you may do so below.
MCGS is a 501(c)(3) Non-Profit. Donations are tax-deductible as allowed by law.
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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.
First Friday Help Sessions have been canceled indefinitely due to COVID-19 virus.
To join us for ZOOM meetings members can check their e-mail for details.
MCGS Calendar of Events
2022 is just around the corner and it is time to begin thinking about our programs for the upcoming year. Have you seen or heard of a webinar that would be of interest to our members? Our Program Committee would love to have your input. Make your preferences known, monthly programs need to be a group effort.
|Oct. 14||Photo presentation by Pam Paxton of the Fort Uncompahgre Tour held on Sat. Oct 9. [Members: check your email for our new meeting location and/or Zoom meeting invitaion.]|
|Nov. 11||'Railroad History of the Grand Valley', presentation by Matt Darling|
|Dec.||Holiday Celebration: Date and Time to be announced|
|Jan. 13, 2022||'A Research Trip to Elk City, Idaho County, Idaho' - Presentation by Karen Sturgill.|
|Feb 10||Annual Meeting and elections; Program to be announced|
As of October 14, 2021 our meetings will held in a hybrid (Zoom/in-person) format.
Meetings will be held at 7:00 pm, the 2nd Thursday of each month. Note: As of October 2021 meetings will be held at the Redlands United Methodist Church at 527 Village Way which is off Broadway (Hwy 340) in the Redlands.
The MCGS Business Meetings will be held either before or after the regular meeting.
Genealogy Events of Interest
Current Officers, Board Members, and Committee Chairs
|Karen Sturgill||Vice President|
|Stella Ledbetter||Darrel Sartin||Karen McGuirk|
|Program Committee||Pam Paxton, Darrel Sartin, Laurie Buniger, Karen McGuirk|
|Membership/Outreach||Jan Wilson, committee member: LaDawn Sexton|
|Research Director||Darrel Sartin, committee member: Larraine Pallas|
|Librarian||Karen Sturgill, committe member: Karen McGuirk|
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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