Western Wayne County Genealogical society


Join us on your family history journey!

We explore various methods of tracing ancestry and promote education for both beginners and more experienced genealogists through monthly workshops + webinars addressing various topics of interest. Any person who is interested in pursuing their family history is welcome to join or may attend meetings as a visitor.

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See You in September!

As we wait for an update on our programs list for next Fall - please fill out this FEEDBACK FORM relating to our May Membership meeting.

We want to know about your experience (or why you didn’t attend)

Our monthly membership meetings are the 3rd Monday of the month. We provide learning opportunities by local presenters who always teach us new things!

Autumn (Sept/Oct/Nov) and Spring (Mar/Apr/May) meetings take place at Plymouth District Library.

Winter (Jan/Feb) meetings are virtual.

We have announcements & business at 6:30 PM and the featured presenter begins about 7:00 PM.

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If you’re unable to attend in person we can provide you with a meeting link or you can watch our live stream on YouTube!

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Join us the 2nd Monday of the month for a virtual gathering at 7:30 PM. We will be continuing discussion about Family Tree Maker software & working through guides. SIGs are for members only.

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Board Meetings

Members always welcome!

Our board meetings are held virtually on the 2nd Wednesday of the month at 7:00 PM. There are no meetings scheduled for July/August or December unless needed.

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Our monthly meetings are the 3rd Monday of every month -- we’re looking forward to learning from fantastic local presenters!

This is a HYBRID meeting and is OPEN TO THE PUBLIC. Visitors welcome!


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Need HELP with your search?

Our team of volunteers are here to help with your family history search inquiries.

QUERY FORM | fill out and submit

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FREE RESOURCES | Record Search

Index of Marriage & Engagement Announcements

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Search 6,200+ engagement and marriage announcements records appearing in the Livonia Observer and Eccentric for the years 1955-1970. Discover details, print date and section.

Index of Obituary Records

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Search 2,600+ obituary records printed in the Livonia Observer and Eccentric for the years 2014-2021. Discover print date and section. Does not contain full obituaries.

Local Cemetery Records

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Our volunteers and others from various local genealogy societies have put time and effort into reading, restoring, and referencing the 25,000+ records in our database from western Wayne county grave yards.


Livonia Public Library

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All things genealogy can be searched in the various resources brought to you by the Livonia Public Library.

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Become a Member

Members gain access to our members only area that includes our monthly newsletter, past + present meeting handouts on a variety of genealogy topics, research assistance, networking with other genealogists as well as information on all events and field trips hosted by our society. Choose your membership and pay online -OR- feel free to join or renew by mail.

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$20 for 1 person | 1-year

$25 for 2 people | 1-year

$20 for an organization | 1-year

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CONTACT US: info@wwcgs.org

or MESSAGE: president@wwcgs.org

Western Wayne County Genealogical Society

P.O. Box 530063

Livonia, MI 48153

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