Southwest Colorado Genealogical Society
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The Southwest Colorado Genealogical Society was formed in April 2011 with a mission to promote education and interest in genealogy. Meetings are held on the second Saturday of every other month beginning with each January's potluck and 'Show and Tell.'

The Members' Directory is now available on the 'For Members' webpage. If you are a member and don't know the password to access this page, use the form submission box below and send us your name and email and we'll send you the password.

Ongoing: Family Search Indexing Project
Have you found genealogical treasures at Perhaps it is time to pay back or pay forward by being an indexer! For more information about how to be a Family Search indexer, or, if you are already an indexer and would like to join the Southwest Colorado Genealogical Society Group, click on the pdf document below or contact Anna Hopkins-Arnold at

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Current Board

President: Wendy Allen
Vice President: Carole Gomez
Secretary: Eilene Lyon
Treasurer: Ruth Lambert
Board Member at Large: John Peel
Newsletter Editor: Barb Hancock

Let's Talk Genealogy!
We have formed a Google Group for the Society to encourage discussion about genealogy in a somewhat more private forum than our Facebook page. If you would like to join in genealogical discussions, please join our Google Group. Go to In the search box, type “SWCOGEN” and you will be taken to our group. Click on the blue box that says “Apply to join group.” Our moderator will review your request and add you to the group.
Next Society Meeting
Saturday, January 12th at 10:30 am
Place TBD

There are a lot of great presentations lined up for 2019. Check back later for more details as they become available.

January 12th kicks off the new year with the Society’s annual Member sharing and potluck. Always a wonderful way to begin a new season of programs.

March 9th will be a presentation of a family case study, “My Atienza/Antencio Family,” by SWCOGEN member Rebecca Atencio Hunter. 

May 11th will be a program on “Using the Census.” 

July 13th will be the Society’s annual summer potluck, and a program on Lineage Societies. 

September 14th the Society’s program will focus on research in the South with a presentation by member Ruth Lambert. 

November 9th is the Society’s annual meeting, election of Officers, and a local interest presentation, “Chivington’s Daughter” by Katherine Scott Sturdevant.

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