Welcome to the Wichita Genealogical Society website.  This is an easy-to-use system that brings genealogy tools and information to the genealogists,.  All the research data from our past website is available and simple to find and navigate.  Plus, the member options for managing your information are improved, secure, and easy to use.   We hope you take time to explore the new pages — be sure to login if you are a member to see extra content. 

Monthly Presentation

September 18 gives us the webinar, Native American Indian Genealogy, presented by Jason Felihkatubbe, this presentation will focus on American Indian genealogy with an emphasis on those tribes currently based in Oklahoma today. 

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November 20th brings us Gena Philibert-Ortega who will share with us the why and how to include social history into your genealogy story. Researching, finding, and including the events that surrounded your ancestors helps bring their story to life. Don't miss this. Read more.


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2021 Annual Conference


Tired of Zoom? Join us in person for a great conference with Lisa Louise Cooke!

We are back in the Hughes Metroplex with our annual conference, October 9th, 2021. 

  • See your friends!
  • Meet Lisa! 
  • Enjoy the food!
  • AND learn some new genealogy tips!

Learn details and Register Here.


Registration closes September 24th


See video interviews with Lisa Louise Cooke, as Virginia Downing visits with her and discovers some of the great info in her presentations to the WGS.

Member Features

New Special Interest Groups (SIG


Introducing a DNA Special Interest Group and a Technology SIG to our members. This is in addition to our popular Genealogy Talk SIG.


These are great opportunities to learn about and participate in discussions on genealogy topics. See our SIG page for details.


Other Member Advantages

  • Access WGS databases and newsletters.
  • View videos of past webinars.
  • Discounts to Annual Conference

Upcoming events

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Lisa Louise Cooke

Learn From the best at our Genealogical Conference, October, 9th, 2021
    • Google Search Methodology
    • Work a Genealogical Cold Case
    • Organize Your Genealogy Stuff
    • Save Research from Destruction

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