First Families of Colorado
Family Recognition Programs

The First Families of Colorado Recognition Program was started by the Council in 1983. There are three categories of certificates: First Family, Territorial and Centennial. The certificates are numbered and show the ancestor's name and the name of the applicant. The certificates are suitable for framing.

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About the Colorado Council of Genealogical Societies...

The Colorado Council of Genealogical Societies (CCGS) was established in 1980 as a non-profit organization to facilitate cooperation among heritage-related organizations. In 1998, the Council proudly served as the host for the National Genealogical Society's Conference in the States.

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The Colorado Council of Genealogical Societies (CCGS) addresses the needs and interests of the Colorado genealogical community through cooperation and support of member organizations.

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