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. 

2022 Programs - Updated 4/16/22

A 2022 Calendar of WGS events is available to download (PDF). 

Note:  Some of  2022s meetings have switched to the second Saturday of the month.  Download the 2022 Calendar for details.

Return to the Library

After two years we have returned to the library for our monthly meetings and presentations. We meet in the large conference rooms on the first floor, across from the snack bar.

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Beginning Genealogy Class

Looking to kickstart your research skills or refresh your current ones? We present a 2-part Beginning Genealogy course that includes four sessions. First day is Saturday, May 21st, the second is June 25th. See the details and how to register here.

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2022 Annual Conference

On April 16th, the WGS announced their 10th Annual Genealogy Conference will be held October 8th, 2022 in the WSU Metroplex, the venue for most recent conferences.

This year we have the dynamic Gena Philibert-Ortega as our key speaker. She shares with us a unique array of topics that will surely expand the genealogists research scope and fine tune some old ones. Check out the full descriptions on the 2022 Conference page

Upcoming events

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Member Features

New Special Interest Groups (SIG

Introducing a DNA Special Interest Group and a Technology SIG to our members. Along with our Genealogy Talk SIG, these are great opportunities to learn about and participate in discussions on genealogy topics. See our SIG page for details.

June 11th  Monthly Meeting

Researching Mexican Ancestry – Discover the rich records of Mexican genealogy! Get started researching Mexican ancestors and examine records commonly found in Mexican genealogical research. Learn strategies, resources, and translation tips.

Free and Open to the public. Saturday, June 11th 1:00 P.M.  at the Advanced Learning Library.

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Publicity Chair Wanted

Do you like communicating with others via social media? Do you like to be creative with words, pictures, and graphics? Would you like to help the Wichita Genealogical Society build interest in events and membership? Would you like to be on the WGS Board of Directors, and help with building the society as a valuable genealogy resource? Now is your chance – become our Publicity Chairperson.

Our Publicity position is open and ready for you. See details about its duties on the Volunteer page. Don't be shy!

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