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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2018
Upcoming Events

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September 4 2018- 5:30 pm - Our 30th Annual Dinner! -
This year we will again be at
841 BREWHOUSE, in Whitewater

followed by a visit to The Whitewater Historical Society Museum, with Karen Weston
(for those who wish to participate)
-Click HERE to sign up.

October 2 2018- 6:30 pm - Remarkable Women of Geneva Lake -
Presented by Christine Brookes, Black Point Estate & Gardens Speakers Bureau.

We often hear about the men on the lake and how they made their fortunes. But what were the women doing? As it turns out, they were not just sipping iced tea on their verandas. Meet some of the remarkable women who helped to shape the history, not only of this area, but of this country.

Christine Brookes is Co-President of our society and is a much renowned speaker in our area.

November 6,2018- 6:30 pm - Pre-planning your Funeral -
Andy Haase of Haase-Lockwood and Associates


Take some of the stress off of your family after your demise by pre-planning.
Don't leave all of the important decisions up to them.

Also
We will be presenting the slate for the December election.

We hope you will 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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