Meetings


Business Meetings - 6:45 PM
Program - 7:00 PM













                    MEETING SCHEDULE


Meetings are held on the 4th Wednesday of the
month, from September through July (except a combined Nov.-Dec. meeting on the first Wednesday in December), at Southminster Presbyterian Church, 200 Richard Street, Waukesha, WI 53189.


Please note if Waukesha Public Schools are

closed because of inclement weather,
WCGS meetings are cancelled.



August 24, 2016
    Topic:   Annual Potluck Social from 5-8 pm


September 28, 2016
    Topic:   Sharing Your Family History with the Non-Genealogists in your Family
    Presented By:  Dorothy Boxhorn

October 26, 2016
    Topic:   "La Corriveau: A Ghost Story with Genealogical Roots"   and
     "How many more miles? A cross-country journey in 1875"   
    Presented By:  Erin Johnston  
  
December 7, 2016
    Topic:    Waukesha County Pioneers and Early Settlers
    Presented By:  Waukesha County Museum
  
January 25, 2017
    Topic:    Let's Share
    Presented By:  WCGS Membership
  
February 22, 2017
    Topic:    Blame It on Your Ancestors! What Did You Really Inherit?
    Presented By:  Steven Schellin  
  
March 22, 2017
    Topic:    Comparison of DNA Test Results from 4 Companies
    Presented By:  Dorothy Boxhorn - WCGS Education Chairperson
  
April 26, 2017
    Topic:     How to Write your Own Obituary       
    Presented By:  Judy Rockwell - Burlington Genealogical Society

May 24, 2017
    Topic:    Genealogy and the UWM Libraries: Everything you wanted to know but were afraid to ask
    Presented By:  1) Heidi Anoszko - Reference and Instruction Specialist, UW-Milwaukee Archives and Area Research Center
2) Stephen Appel - Geospatial Information Specialist, American Geographical Society Library, UW-M Libraries
  
June 28, 2017
    Topic:  The Homestead Act of 1862 - US Land Policy Pre-Civil War through 1988
    Presented By:  Dr. John F. Kirn, Jr. copyrighted Presentation, given by Steven Schellin by Author's Permission
  
July 26, 2017
    Topic:   2017-2018 planning meeting, no speaker
  
August 23, 2017
    Topic:   Annual Potluck Social from 5-8 pm