Friday, February 23, 2018

Waukesha County Genealogy Society February Meeting - Gadgets and Gizmos

Looking for new ideas to make your genealogy time for effective? Make sure to attend the February 28th meeting to hear about the best Gadgets and Gizmos presented by Sam Colon. The meeting will be held at Southminster Presbyterian Church (Nelson Hall), 200 Richard Street, Waukesha , WI. The evening starts with a short business meeting at 6:45 PM with Sam Colon's presentation starting at 7:00 PM. If the Waukesha Public School System cancels events due to inclement weather our meeting will also be canceled.

Sunday, February 4, 2018

It's Snowing - Think Genealogy

Being forced to stay in the house is a good time to think about what you want to accomplish this year. You may want to try following a genealogy blogger. Hunt around until you find one you like. Their ideas and enthusiasm may be just what you need to get your genealogy juices flowing in the new year.

Sunday, January 7, 2018

Let's Share - January 24, 2018

Just a heads up - you can share some of your vast genealogy knowledge at our monthly meeting on January 24th. A new web site, something you felt you did properly, something you learned the hard way - it is all informative. See you on the 24th.

Tuesday, November 14, 2017

Holiday Folk Fair Nov 17 - 19, 2017

Holiday Folk Fair International will be held at the State Fair Park Exposition Center Friday November 15  from 2 p.m. to 10 p.m., Saturday November 16 from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. and Sunday November 17 from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.. $12.00 dollars admission for adults, $10.00 for children 6 to 12 and $10.00 for Seniors 62 and over. Children under 5 and all military personnel with a military ID card are admitted free. Great ethnic food, dancing and crafts. Hope to see you there!

Monday, October 16, 2017

Lori Bessler is Presenter at October 25th Meeting

The Wednesday October 25th Waukesha County Genealogy Society Meeting will
be one you don't want to miss! Lori Bessler, Reference Librarian at the Wisconsin Historical Society, will be our presenter speaking on "How to Find Genealogical Collections Anywhere and Everywhere". She will show you how to identify institutions and what to expect from these resources. We will meet at Southminster Presbyterian Church (Nelson Hall), 200 Richard Street, Waukesha, WI. A short business meeting will be held at 6:45 PM with Lori's presentation to follow at 7:00 PM. BRING A FRIEND

Thursday, September 21, 2017

Wednesday September 27 Meeting

"Finding Wilhamina - The Strategic Use of Professional Researchers comes to the Rescue" will be the program for the September meeting. Dorothy Boxhorn will share her adventure using various professional researchers over the years  and how it eventually helped with finding Wilhamina. The meeting will be held at Southminster Presbyterian Church (Nelson Hall), 200 Richard St, Waukesha, WI. A short business meeting will be held at 6:45 PM with the program to follow at 7:00 PM.

Friday, September 8, 2017

Fall Means Many Genealogy Learning Opportunities

Are you looking for a way to get your genealogy juices flowing after the summer off? Here are three opportunities and I am sure there are more. Town of Mukwonago  Parks and Rec - DNA Workshop Saturday Oct 14, 2017- more information at the town website.  Saturday October 21 FREE workshop presented by Milwaukee Family History Center 9600 W Grange Ave, Hales Corners ,WI - go to for more information. Milwaukee North Family History Center, 755 Woelfel Rd, Brookfield, WI - FREE Monthly Saturday Workshops - contact to get more information.