The OCTOBER AND NOVEMBER 2021 meetings will  NOT it will be held in-person.  These meetings will be held virtually via ZOOM.

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Membership Meeting – “Tracing Your Dutch Roots”

16 May 2022 @ 6:15 PM EDT

Join us at 6:15pm on Monday, May 16, 2022 for our monthly membership meeting. This meeting will also be in-person as well as broadcast over Zoom.  URL coming soon.


6:15 PM Membership Business Meeting

6:30 PM Roundtable – TBD

7:00 PM Featured Presentation – Alexander Tolksdorf – “Tracing Your Dutch Roots”

Many communities in Michigan, and across the United States, boast a rich Dutch heritage, owing their founding and regional culture to the influence of Dutch immigration. This presentation will explore resources and techniques to trace your Dutch ancestors in the United States and back into the Netherlands, with additional emphasis on cultural and historical context that surrounded the lives of your Dutch ancestors.

Presentation Handout: Any handouts from the presenter will be posted in the MEMBER CONTENT area for WWCGS members to access.  Additionally, we will provide a link to the handout for any member or guest to access via Zoom at the time of the meeting.


16 May 2022
6:15 PM EDT
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Harvey DeWitt

The Western Wayne County Genealogical Society meets on the third Monday of each month, September through May with the exception of December at 6:15 PM for the Membership Meeting, followed by the Roundtable Discussion and Featured Presentation.

Meetings, when held in-person, will be conducted at the Livonia Civic Park Senior Center, 15218 Farmington Road, Livonia, Michigan 48154. The Society will also simulcast on Zoom the meetings / presentations that are in-person events for those not able to attend in person.

NOTE: Due to current COVID-19 precaution recommendations, WWCGS is requiring all in-person participants (vaccinated or not, members or guests) to wear face masks during the meetings and presentations and will place seating at appropriate social distance recommendations. Additionally, the Society is suspending the social / dinner hour meet-n-greets prior to the meeting, and will not provide coffee or dessert during/after the meeting/presentation.

The time change and other restrictions currently in place will be reviewed monthly by the Board of Directors and any changes will be immediately promulgated to our membership via e-mail.