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 member Terri DeVoy, Feb. 2, 2015. She will be missed! ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~


2015 Upcoming Events


March 3rd - 1:30 pm - The Salem Witch Trials - Beth Vold presents "My Ancestor Mary Bliss
                             Parsons, accused witch, 1675" and Sylvia Linton whose ancestor,
                          Reverend George Burroughs, a Puritan minister was hanged for
being a witch on August 19, 1692.                   

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.            


Click here To see our 2014 cemetery walk.



Donations are requested for new WCGS equipment fund.
To help with the purchase of a new PC for use in our library room, please click here.


Members are requested to bring a donation for the
Lakeland Animal Shelter. For a list of their needs, click here.
Because of recent cutbacks in Federal Assistance Programs you may wish
to make a donation to your local food pantry, for a listing of them, click here.

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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