Note - The May meeting will be held in conjunction with Matheson Memorial Library in the Community Room at Matheson Memorial Library in Elkhorn!
2017- 6:30 pm - DNA Basics & Understanding Your Ancestry DNA Results
Speaker: Mary Eberle, owner of DNA Hunters, LLC, and member of the Association of Professional Genealogists and an experienced genetic genealogist. Her presentation includes an overview on using DNA for family research: the types of DNA, the best companies to use, which relatives to test, and how to interpret your DNA test results. Mary will emphasize interpreting results from Ancestry DNA.
Note - The June and July meetings will be held in Whitewater. To arrange for carpool/ride share, call and leave a message on our society phone 262-723-9150.
June 6 2017- 6:30 pm - A visit to the ARC- with Karen Weston Come and research from the Area Resource Center which contains all records for the counties of Walworth, Rock, and Jefferson. Karen will be on hand to assist in your search!
Saturday July 8 2017- TBA - Whitewater Hillside Cemetery planning - with Karen Weston We will be working to create a cemetery booklet for the UW-Whitewater sesquicentennial cemetery walk in 2018.
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.
New - We now have telephone service!
(262) 723-9150 We are also open the third Saturday every month from 10:00 am til 2:00 pm
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 cemeteries in the area and to stimulate interest in the county and genealogy.
That I will treat with the greatest care and respect all public records and library books which may be available for my use.
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.
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.
That when I have finished viewing any public record or library book, I will return it to the proper or designated place.
That I will treat all fellow researchers with the dignity and respect that I wish to receive in return.
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