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.
The 2024 program calendar will be announced soon. It is composed of great genealogical topics that will help the genealogist advance their research.
2023 Holiday Season
As usual, we are taking a break during December so there are no distractions with family and holiday fun. There is no monthly presentation in December. See you in January!
November 18, 2023 Program
"The Western", Greatest Texas Cattle Trail - Complete
Gary and Margaret Kraisinger gave us a creative and educational presentation about the cattle trails that traversed Kansas and other states as cattlemen moved their stock from Texas northward.
Their books are fantastic and are in the Advanced Learning Library (ALL). Just search the online catalog for author Kraisinger and their books will show up, with their location. Or, simply click here or on the image to reach the library catalog page for the book.
Special Interest Groups (SIG)
One of the benefits of belonging to the Wichita Genealogical Society is the ability to take advantage of expert discussions on a variety of genealogy topics.
Special Interest Groups (SIG) are meetings of people that are interested in specific and general areas of genealogy. WGS offers three SIGS:
See our SIG page for details and how to join in.
October AVC Issue Available
The WGS newsletter, Ark Valley Crossroads, is available from the AVC Newsletter tab, you need to be logged in to see the tab. Or click HERE for the library of them. It will ask you to log in if you are not already.
This is a great issue, it covers several genealogical research adventures.