Carini Blömback will present on "Swedish History, Culture and Immigration".
Join us at Southminster Presbyterian Church (Nelson Hall), 200 Richard St, Waukesha, WI 53189 for a short business meeting at 6:45 pm, with Carini's presentation starting at 7:00 pm.
Friday, November 27, 2015
Thursday, November 19, 2015
Carini Blömback will present "Swedish History, Culture and Immigration". Come join us at Southminster Presbyterian Church (Nelson Hall), 200 Richard Street, Waukesha, WI 53189 - 6:45 p.m. short business meeting with presenter to follow at 7:00 p.m.
Friday, October 23, 2015
Gene Schulz will share stories from his three years with the "Ghost Corps" in WWII. His unit was attached to General Patton's Third Army. The Wednesday October 28 meeting will be held at Southminster Presbyterian Church, 200 Richard St, Waukesha. A short business meeting at 6:45pm with the speaker to follow at 7:00 pm.
Tuesday, September 22, 2015
Our Wednesday September 23 meeting will be held at Southminster Presbyterian Church, 200 Richard St., Waukesha. The topic is "DNA results - Now What".
Wednesday, September 2, 2015
WCGS is presenting a 6 week Free Beginner Genealogy Series this fall. Look in this blog under Pages "Fall 2015 Class Information" for details and "Registration Information"
Sunday, August 23, 2015
Wednesday, July 29, 2015
Tuesday, July 21, 2015
There will be no speaker at the July 22 meeting. The meeting will be dedicated to planning for the 2015 - 2016 year. All members are welcomes to join us. We will be meeting at St Luke's Lutheran Church, 300 Carroll Street, Waukesha WI. The meeting will start immediately after the Board of Directors Meeting (about 6:30 pm).
Tuesday, July 14, 2015
The digitized Irish Catholic Parish Registers, 1740s - 1880s are now free online. The National Library of Ireland has placed 390,000 images from more than 1,000 Catholic Perishes online. You will find them at registers.nlie.ie. The records are not indexed. You must browse to find the record you need. You still need to know where in Ireland the birth, or marriage occured to find your ancestor's church baptism or marriage record.
Monday, June 22, 2015
Dan Freas will be presenting " Old World Wisconsin - Past, Present and the Future" We will be meeting at the Goodwill Conference Center, 1400 Nike Drive, Waukesha. Parking is available in the lot directly to the west. Enter the lot from the second (Bus and Truck) entrance off Nike Drive. Individuals with DMV "handicapped" authorized plates or tags, park in the main lot. A short business meeting starts at 6:45 pm with the presentation starting at 7:00 pm.
Saturday, May 23, 2015
Vicki Schnitzler will present " Lost in Your Cemetery Research? Find-A-Grave Can Help Unearth Your Answers". The meeting will be held at St Luke's Lutheran Church, 300 Carroll Street, Waukesha (next to the Waukesha Public Library). There will be a short business meeting at 6:45 pm with Vicki's presentation following at 7:00 pm.
Thursday, May 21, 2015
Just because someone is referred to as uncle, aunt, grandpa, grandma or cousin in a vintage letter it does not mean the person is a true relative. It may have been used as a term of endearment or respect for a neighbor or friend of the family. That information is also important - but in a different way.
Sunday, April 19, 2015
Katharine Zignego will present on "Preserving Family Heirlooms". We will be meeting at St Luke's Lutheran Church (next to the Waukesha Public Library). There will be a short business meeting at 6:45 pm with the program starting at 7:00 pm .
Sunday, April 12, 2015
This week's weather should remind all of us to update our offsite backups. This could be in the Cloud, at your children's house, or at your bank in a safe deposit box. For safety reasons, at least one backup copy should be stored offsite where it would not be damaged by a disaster in your home.
Saturday, March 21, 2015
Winnie Mading will present on Newspaper Research. WCGS short business meeting will start at 6:45 pm. The program will start at 7:00 pm. The meeting will be held at the Goodwill Conference Center (the same place as last month), 1400 Nike Drive, Waukesha. Parking is available directly to the west. Please enter the lot from the second entrance off Nike Drive which goes around the rear of the building and past the loading dock. For individuals with DMV "handicapped" authorized plates or tags, park in the main lot.
"Who Do You Think You Are ?" Angie Harmon To Trace Her American Revolution Roots. The showing airs on Sunday, March 22 at 9 Central Time on TLC.
Sunday, March 15, 2015
This is a great time of the year to visit cemeteries. It is after the snow but before the plants fill out and the mosquitos make their presence known. The sun is also at a lower angle - better for showing depth when taking pictures.
Saturday, February 21, 2015
David Bradford will teach us, "Tips and Tricks", how to use Google more efficiently. The short business meeting is at 6:45 pm with the program starting at 7:00 pm. The meeting will be held at the Goodwill Conference Center, 1400 Nike Drive, Waukesha. The Goodwill Conference Center is located on the West end of the Goodwill Store, as viewed from Main St.
Thursday, February 5, 2015
Monday, January 26, 2015
Come join us in learning about the "The Story of the Bug Line", presented by Robert Duerwachter. The meeting will be held at the Waukesha Public Library Community Room - 6:45pm business meeting, presentation starts at 7:00pm.