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

We would like to thank all those who participated in and attended the Family History Fair on September 27th. Our first tri-county History Fair was a huge success. We will see you next year!


2014 Upcoming Events


October 7th - 6:30 pm - Land Information: Using GIS (Geographic Information System)          
Deb Ketchum will give a visual program on how to use the online
GIS programs to research land information.                       

We will be taking nominations for the slate of candidates
for the upcoming election in December. The positions open
are: President, Treasurer, and 2 Board Members.
We will have nomination slips at the sign in table.

November 4th - 6:30 pm - Presentation of the slate of candidates for the 2015-2016 term: (President, Treasurer, & 2 board members)
"Taking Your Family Research from Chaos to Calm"
Presented by Jean Hoffman from the Civil War Museum in Kenosha     


To see our 2014 cemetery walk. Click here .



Donations are requested for new WCGS equipment fund.
To help with the purchase of a new PC for use in our library room, please click here.


Members are requested to bring a donation for the
Lakeland Animal Shelter. For a list of their needs, click here.
Because of recent cutbacks in Federal Assistance Programs you may wish
to make a donation to your local food pantry, for a listing of them, click here.

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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