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

~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~In Memorium~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

We were deeply saddened to hear of the loss of our long time member Russell Helwig, Mar. 10, 2015.

We will miss him very much!



2015 Upcoming Events


March 31st - 10:00 am 'til 3:00 pm - "Build your family tree with WCGS" at Matheson                
Memorial Library. Society members will be on duty to
help you with all of your family research all day.

April 7th - 6:30 pm - "Travels for my family genealogy research" Mary Ann Schmidt                       
            describes her journeys to Germany, Poland and South Africa
in search of her family's true history.                    

May 5th - 6:30 pm - Membership Drive - Bring a Friend - workshop - Lineage Societies - more TBA

June 2nd - 6:30 pm - Karen Weston, Archivist at the Area Research Center at the Anderson Library  
at UW Whitewater - We will be Car Pooling from both
Elkhorn and Delavan for this event.                             


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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