Western Wayne County Genealogical Society

Frequently Asked Questions

Who may attend the meetings?
The meetings are free and open to everyone interested in genealogy and family history.
Where are the meetings held?
Livonia Park Senior Center Building
15218 Farmington Road
Livonia, Michigan 48154
This building is located on the east side of Farmington Road (north of the old courthouse building) between Five Mile Road on the north and Civic Center Drive on the south.   Access is either off of Five Mile Road or Civic Center Drive.  The building is handicap accessible.
When are the meetings held?
The meetings are held on the third Monday of the month from September through May, with the exceptions of February when an alternate is used and December when a Christmas dinner is held at a local restaurant.  There are no meetings from June through August.  Please see the home page for additional information about meeting times and programs.
Note: Due to inclement weather conditions, or City Holidays, the Senior Center may be closed.
During the winter, if Livonia Public Schools are closed, then the Livonia Senior Center will also be closed.
If this should happen, the meeting will be canceled. If you are unsure, call one of the board members.
How can I contact the Society?

All inquiries and questions can be directed to:
Western Wayne County Genealogical Society
P.O. Box 530063
Livonia, Michigan 48153-0063

or send email to: queries@wwcgs.org
What areas are covered by the Western Wayne County Genealogical Society?

WWCGS covers the following cities in Wayne County, Michigan:
Livonia, Northville, Redford, Westland, Canton Township, Wayne, Romulus, Garden City, Plymouth,
Huron Township, Belleville, Van Buren Township, and Sumpter Township.
What is the purpose of the Western Wayne County Genealogical Society?

The purpose of the Society shall be to form a group of people interested in the exchange of
information in one's genealogy, biography, and history. It will encourage and assist other interested
persons in researching, compiling, and preserving, one's records of this nature.
When was the Western Wayne County Genealogical Society started?

The first formal meeting was held February 18, 1976, at the Carl Sandburg Library, in Livonia,
Michigan. It consisted of a short business meeting and the formation of several committees.
Following the meeting, refreshments were served while members became acquainted. There were
twenty people present.
WWCGS is a member of the Michigan Genealogical Council and the Federation of Genealogical Societies.