Southwest Colorado Genealogical Society
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All rights reserved.  2018 Southwest Colorado Genealogical Society
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:

May 12, 2018, 10:30 am

Durango Rec Center
2700 Main Ave., Durango

The Organized Genealogist

Carole Gomez will instruct on conducting an organized search.

Anna Hopkins-Arnold will share on how to organize your digital records.

Eilene Lyon will talk about organizing your paper records​.

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2018 Meeting Schedule & Locations

May 12, 2018, 10:30     Regular Meeting
                                      Durango Rec Center

July 14, 2018 Time TBD, Special Program & Potluck                                        Bayfield Library

Sept. 08, 2018, 10:30    Regular Meeting
                                      Durango Public Library

Oct. 2018 Date/Time TBD  Drop-in Session 

Nov. 10, 2018, 10:30      Annual meeting
                                       Durango Rec Center

Check back for updates!