western wayne county genealogical society

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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.

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Next DNA SIG Monday, February 7

The recording from our December DNA SIG is NOW AVAILABLE FOR MEMBERS TO VIEW.  Our next DNA meeting will be Monday, February 7th at 8:00 PM.  This group meets virtually the 1st Monday of the month.

We Are Virtual Through March 2022

The board of directors decided for the health and safety of our members we will conduct virtual sessions for our membership meetings this February and March. We will assess April and May as they approach.

Our next meeting will be on Monday, February 21st — Julia Hanneman-Schoenbach will present “Beginning Germanic Research.” Our meeting begins at 6:45 PM with announcements and business followed by the feature presentation. Visitors welcome! Members can download the handout anytime (once posted).  A link to the document will be provided in the Zoom chat for visitors.

January Meeting Now Available to View!

The recording from our January membership meeting featuring guest speaker Derek Blount (“Scottish Ancestry Beyond The Clans”) is NOW AVAILABLE FOR MEMBERS TO VIEW

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