Sunday, November 27, 2016

Waukesha County Museum Presents Wednesday December 7

The December 7 Waukesha County Genealogy Society will enjoy a presentation by Waukesha County Museum " Waukesha County Pioneers and Early Settlers".
The evening starts with a short business meeting at 6:45 P.M. followed by the presentation at 7:00 P.M. The meeting will be held at Southminster Presbyterian Church (Nelson Hall), 200 Richard St., Waukesha, WI 53189. Please note if Waukesha Public Schools are closed because of inclement weather, WCGS meetings are cancelled.

Monday, November 14, 2016

Genealogy Tip - Holiday Folk Fair Nov 18, 19 and 20

Celebrate the Culture of Water at the Wisconsin State Fair Park Exposition Center on Friday November 18 from 2:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m., Saturday November 19 from 10:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. and Sunday November 20 from 10:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. Food, Music and Arts from many parts of the world are there for your entertainment. Many organizations have booths with their organization's information. More information is available at FolkFair.org. See you there!

Monday, October 24, 2016

WCGS Meeting Wednesday October 26

The October meeting will be held at Southminster Presbyterian Church (Nelson Hall), 200 Richard Street, Waukesha. The meeting begins at 6:45 pm with a short informative business meeting. Erin Johnston, storyteller, will share  " La Corriveau: A Ghost Story with Genealogy Records" and "How many More Miles? A Cross-Country Journey in 1875" at 7:00pm.

Tuesday, October 18, 2016

Genealogy Tip - More Free Irish Records Now Online

The General Register Office of Ireland's historical civil registers of birth, marriage and death have been uploaded to the free state-run IrishGenealogy.ie . I do not personally do Irish research but this looks like a very good find.

Wednesday, September 14, 2016

Beginner Genealogy Instructional Series - September 22, 29,October 6, 13, 20, 27

Beginner Genealogy Instructional Series 7:00 P.M. - 8 :45 P.M. at Citizens Bank of Mukwonago, Waukesha Training Center, 2109 Corporate Drive, Waukesha  WI - at the corner of Les Paul Parkway (Hwy 59) and Center Road. Topics: getting started, using the census, church and cemetery records, queries & more. Optional instructional packet is available for  $10.00. Attendance is FREE but registration, via email, this blog or mail, is required. wcgsclasses@gmail.com, P.O.Box 1541, Waukesha, WI 53187

Monday, July 25, 2016

July 27, 2016 Planning Meeting for the New Year

Planning for the 2016 - 2017 program year will be the agenda for the July meeting. There will be no speaker but all members are welcome to come and share their ideas for the new year. The 7:00 P.M. meeting will be held at Southminster Presbyterian Church, 200 Richard Street, Waukesha.

Monday, June 20, 2016

Government Land Surveys Program June 22, 2016

Jerry Thomasen will  present " The Original Government Land Surveys of Waukesha County" at the Wednesday June 22, 2016 meeting. The evening starts with a short business meeting at 6:45 P.M., followed by the program at 7:00 P.M.
The meeting will be held at Southminster Presbyterian Church ( Nelson Hall), 200 Richard Street, Waukesha.