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


Our Society succeeds through the generosity and participation of our members and through donations from others. To make a tax deductible contribution, click here: Donations
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Our Meetings are held 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.



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2019
Upcoming Events

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Note date, time & location change for February's meeting!

Friday, February 8, 2019 11:00 am - WCGS Show and Share -
Meet at the Geneva Lake Museum, 255 Mill Street, Lake Geneva.

We will be given a docent-led tour, followed by lunch and the Show & Share meeting.
Bring your own sack lunch and a drink. Free parking is available in the lot behind the
   museum or within the fence if the lot is full. Enter the museum through the front   
door on Mill Street.

Note: March meeting will be back at our normal meeting place in Delavan.

March 5th 2019, 1:30 pm - The Great War:
Anti-German Hysteria and Conflict on the Home Front
Presented by David Desimone, Director of Black Point Estate and Gardens


Given Wisconsin's large German-American population, anti-German hysteria had a significant
impact on our State. This program will look at the national, regional, local and personal
responses to the outbreak of war in 1914 and subsequent U.S. involvement in 1917.

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Come and join the happy group of researchers at our meetings!

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Visit our staffed library room any Tuesday from 10:00 until 3:00, (until 7:00 on the third Tuesday)
in the Mary Bray room at the Matheson Memorial Library in Elkhorn.

We are also open the third Saturday every month from 10:00 am til 2:00 pm

New - We now have telephone service!
(262) 723-9150

Mission Statement
The Walworth County Genealogical Society was organized for the purpose of bringing together family researchers who can network together and promote preservation of heirlooms and documents. Our goal is to help others find their ancestors, to educate them about genealogy, to copy cemetery data in the area and to stimulate interest in our county and genealogy.




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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.
  5. That I will treat all fellow researchers with the dignity and respect that I wish to receive in return.



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