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

May 3, 2014 - WNYGS Informal Meet-up - "Genealogy Without Borders": The 2014 Ontario Genealogical Society's Annual Conference
August 16, 2014 - The Future of Genealogy at Forest Lawn Cemetery: The Margaret L. Wendt Archive and Resource Center
September 20, 2014 - WNYGS 40th Anniversary Luncheon and Lecture
October 18, 2014 - Chautauqua County Genealogical Resources with County Historian Michelle Henry
November 15, 2014 - Utilizing Military Records in Your Family Research

Previous Meetings and Events

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
November 17, 2012 - Workshops - Ancestry.com & Heritage Plus or Genealogy 101
October 20, 2012 - Niagara County Genealogical Resources
September 15, 2012 - All of the New York State Censuses and the US 1940 Census.
May 19, 2012 - Using Genetic Genealogy to Explore Your Ancestry
April 21, 2012 - Civil War Diaries
March 17, 2012 - Problem Solving Roundtable

Click here for a list of prior meetings and events.

Last updated: Monday, February 2, 2014