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 – “Beginning Germanic Research”

21 Feb 2022 @ 6:15 PM EST

Join us at 6:15pm on Monday, February 21, 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 – Julia Hanneman-Schoenbach – ” Beginning Germanic Research”

German-speaking ancestors? Discover ways to cross the Atlantic Ocean, and find where in “Germany” your folks come from. There will be a brief history of “Germany” and some information about how to decipher German records, and resources that can help you in your search, as well as a bit about Germans in the Detroit area. There will be time for questions afterwards.

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.


21 Feb 2022
6:15 PM EST
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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.