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Mesa County Genealogical Society

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

First building in Grand Junction Colorado
First building in Grand Junction, Colorado

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.

Click the icon to join our Facebook Group. You will be able to communicate with other members and post interesting genealogy related information.

After asking to 'Join' will will need to answer a few simple questions, then read and agree to the group rules.


As of March 2021 society meetings will be held on the second Thursday of the month at 7 PM. See schedule below for program details.

All face-to-face MCGS meetings and 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


We are looking for program ideas for 2021. If you would like to present, know of a presentor, or have seen a webinar that would be of interest to our members, please contact one of the MCGS Officers. Make your preferences known, monthly programs need to be a group effort.

MeetingsUntil further notice meetings will be held at 7 PM on the dates listed.
Mar. 9

MCGS Program Committee meeting. 7pm Zoom. If any member would like to be included in the invite for this meeting please contact the President Brenda Sabo.

Mar. 11

Sharing Your Genealogial Discoveries from our year of Do-Overs.

Your Suggestions for the 2021/2022 Evening Programs.

Apr. 8To be Announced
May 13To be Announced
June 10To be Announced
July 8To be Announced
AugustPotluck: Date and Time to be announced
Sept. 9To be Announced
Oct. 14To be Announced
Nov. 11To be Announced
Dec.Holiday Celebration: Date and Time to be announced
Jan. 13, 2022To be Announced
Feb 10Annual Meeting and elections; Program to be announced

At this time our meetings are being held in ZOOM format.

Meetings will be held at 7:00 pm, the 2nd Thursday of each month.

The MCGS Business Meetings will be held either before or after the regular meeting.


Genealogy Events of Interest

RootsTech 202125-27 February 2021. This year RootsTech is a Free virtual convention. Go to rootstech.org to register.


Current Officers, Board Members, and Committee Chairs

Thank You to all the 2020 Officers, your commitment to the Mesa County Genealogica Society is appreciated.

Officers 2021
Brenda SaboPresident
Karen SturgillVice President
Larraine PallasSecretary
Laurie BunigerTreasurer

Board of Directors 2021
Stella LedbetterDarrel SartinKaren McGuirk

Thank you to each of you for becoming involved.

Committee Chairs for 2021 will be announced in March

2020 Committee Chairs
Ingrid SartinHistorian
VacantProgram Director
Jan WilsonMembership/Outreach
Gail WoodmanseeNewsletter
VacantParliamentarian
Darrel SartinResearch Director
Karen SturgillLibrarian
Karen SturgillWebmaster



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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