western wayne county genealogical society
We love genealogy here at WWCGS -- 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 WWCGS or may attend meetings as a visitor. Members of WWCGS gain access to our members only area that includes our monthly newsletter, past + present meeting handouts on a variety of genealogy topics, access to previous monthly webinars, research assistance, networking with other genealogists as well as information on all events and field trips hosted by WWCGS.
DNA Special Interest Group
September Meeting Available To View
The video of Sue Cromwell presenting “If YOU Don’t Write It, It Will Be Gone Forever” from our September monthly meeting is now viewable by members. All available records are available in our MEMBER CONTENT area.
October is around the corner!
The next monthly meeting/presentation will be on Monday, October 18, 2021 beginning at 6:15 PM. We are excited to have Shirley Gage Hodges present “Research Facilities in The Great Lakes Area”. This month’s meeting will be held virtually via Zoom and may not be conducted in-person. Members can find out via email alert or on our Facebook page.
Visitors welcome to join us! Reminder that all monthly membership meetings will also be broadcast LIVE (Zoom).
Events Coming Up In 2021-22
Here’s a quick look at upcoming events for WWCGS:
Jessica Trotter – “Cluster Research”
December – No meeting
Derek Blount – “Scottish Ancestry Beyond the Clans”
Julia Hanneman-Schoenbach – ” Beginning Germanic Research”
Adam Oster – “Traffic Violations, Criminal Complaints and Marriages: Records of a Justice of the Peace”
Kris Rzepczynski – “Genealogy for Free: Free Websites for Genealogists”
Alexander Tolksdorf – “Tracing Your Dutch Roots”
June 4 – Allen County Public Library Bus Trip with the Detroit Society for Genealogical Research