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: Robert McDaniel
Board Member at Large: Anna Hopkins-Arnold
Newsletter Editor: Chris Brussat

Next meeting: Saturday, July 9, 2016, 10:30 a.m.

Place: Animas Museum in Durango

3065 West 2nd Ave, Durango, CO

Patty Joy will be giving her presentation "Quilts: What they can tell you about your family." 

After the presentation, the Society will hold a Summer Social for members and guests. The Social will be a salad bar pot-luck with the Society providing salad greens, dressings, rolls, cold drinks, paper-ware and utensils. 
  • Members with last names A through L are asked to bring their favorite salad topping. 
  • Members with last names M through Z are asked to bring a dessert.  

September 10th – Eilene Lyon will give a presentation on the California Gold Rush at our Society meeting.