Schedule of Meetings and Events

The Western New York Genealogical Society hosts a minimum of four member meetings a year. These meetings are scheduled for the third Saturday of the month during March, April, May, September, October and November (unless special opportunities and/or event conflicts arise). As an added benefits to members, the Programming Committee may also schedule optional paid workshops and activities throughout the year.

Depending on the meeting topics and formats, the locations may vary.

Upcoming Meetings

October 11, 2014 - Chautauqua County Genealogical Resources with County Historian Michelle Henry (Mayville, NY)

November 15, 2014 - Society Elections and Researching Military History on the Internet (Buffalo, NY)

Previous Meetings and Events


September 20, 2014 - WNYGS 40th Anniversary Luncheon and Lecture: The Erie County Poorhouse Cemetery Project (Hamburg, NY)
August 16, 2014 - The Future of Genealogy at Forest Lawn Cemetery: The Margaret L. Wendt Archive and Resource Center
May 3, 2014 - WNYGS Informal Meet-up - "Genealogy Without Borders": The 2014 Ontario Genealogical Society's Annual Conference
April 12, 2014 - Understanding and Exploring Polish Genealogy in Western New York
March 22, 2014 - Searching Resources for Your Immigrant Ancestors & Irish Naming Variations

November 16, 2013 - Using DNA to Explore Your Ancestry
November 9, 2013 - Print Your Own Family Tree
October 26, 2013 - Buffalo's First Ward: A Conversation with Timothy Bohen
October 12, 2013 - Print Your Own Family Tree
September 21, 2013 - Genealogy at the Grosvenor Room
May 18, 2013 - Understanding and Using Fulton History and Googling for Genealogy
April 20, 2013 - Dating and Identifying old Photographs
March 23, 2013 - A Tour of St. Louis Roman Catholic Church

Previous Years
Click here for a list of prior meetings and events.

Last updated: Monday, September 22, 2014