Walworth County Genealogical Society
Walworth County Genealogical Society

P.O. Box 159
Delavan, WI 53115

Contact WCGS: Walworth Genealogy 

An Affiliate member of the
Wisconsin State Genealogical Society

All Meetings are on the 1st Tuesday of the month, at the Community Centre, 826 E. Geneva St., Delavan, WI,
and are at 6:30 pm unless otherwise noted.
Visit our staffed library room any Tuesday from 10:00 until 3:00 in the Mary Bray room at the
Matheson Memorial Library in Elkhorn

Special Notice!
Matheson Memorial Library is having a special function on April 28, so our WCGS hours will be changed for that Tuesday only. The hours will be 1:00 pm until 6:00 pm.


2015 Upcoming Events


   May 5th - 6:30 pm - Membership Drive - Bring a Friend - workshop - We will be hosting Lineage groups
                                    and others investigating genealogical archives displaying their accomplishments,
     and showing methods utilized to do the search.                    

June 2nd - 6:30 pm - Karen Weston, Archivist at the Area Research Center at the Anderson Library  
                             at UW Whitewater - We will be Car Pooling from both Elkhorn and Delavan
for this event.                                                                  

July 7th - 6:30 pm - Patrick M. Quinn, former Archvist with Northwestern University and a native of
                                 Lake Geneva, will relate to us about Civil War soldiers who came home to Geneva
and surrounding townships.                                                  

July 18th - 1:00 pm - Cemetery Walk at Hudson Cemetery, Lyons Road north of Hwy 36 - We will have presenters highlighting specific individuals resting here.

August 4th - 6:30 pm - Walworth County's own Ginny Hall will present "The Secret History of Walworth County" in conjunction with our Ice Cream Social        
            Members are reminded to bring their favorite toppings to share!


Membership Information and Officers

Our Library


Publications for Sale


Walworth County Visitors Bureau


Genealogist's Code of Ethics

  1. That I will treat with the greatest care and respect all public records and library books which may be available for my use.
  2. That I will speak with courtesy to all employees of a vital records office, or of a public library, when requesting to see any vital records or library book, and when finished with such record or book, I shall express my thanks to the person attending to my request.
  3. That I will not tear, erase or remove any public record or library book, and will refrain from mutilating, defacing or otherwise destroying any part of such public record or library book.
  4. That when I have finished viewing any public record or library book, I will return it to the proper or designated place.

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