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 main page of the Cemetery Project now includes a general map of the City of Grand Junction Cemeteries and a link to the burial search page.
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.
|Sep 23||The LDS Family History Center located at 2881 Orchard Ave will have a 'Grand Reopening Celebration' unveiling their new name as the 'FamilySearch Center'. This celebration will run from 10am to 3 pm and will include an 'Open House' with displays related to the FamilySearch Center and website. If you have not visited the center in awhile (or ever) this would be the perfect opportunity to do so.|
|Oct 6||First Friday - Fruita Branch MCPLD - 10 am - noon||Oct 12||General Meeting - Glenn York from the CCGS Speaker Bureau will present: "Researching the American Quakers"- 7 pm.||Nov 3||First Friday - Palisade Branch MCPLD - 2-4 pm|
|Dec 1||First Friday - Central Library - 1-3 pm, Community Room|
Genealogy Events of Interest
|Sep 25, Oct 2. Oct 9||New Dimensions "Genealogy - The Next Steps: taught by MCGS Member Allan Weinand. You can register here|
Current Officers, Board Members, and Committee Chairs
Thank you to our 2022 Officers and Board Member and welcome to the 2023 group.
|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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