The December meeting of the Williams County Genealogical Society met with a celebration of the season with food and sharing of ideas. One lady shared how Ft. Wayne Library, National Archives, and Family Search websites have added more articles to their online collections. You can hire someone t who live in those areas to do the research for you when you can’t make it to their facilities. Another member handed out flyers on searching old newspapers online and told how she has found several articles on her ancestors. A gentleman shared how he found maps on the internet of Indian trails in Pennsylvania which many ancestors followed across the country. Another lady shared the family tree her daughter created for her about her own family.
January 13, 2014 will be the next meeting which will be held 6:30pm in the Harmon Room of the West Annex to the Bryan Public Library. Come here the four ladies tell about their researching trip to Washington DC during the shutdown. Pictures and video will be included.
The purpose of WCGS is the preservation of county records and family research. Monthly meetings are held on the second Monday of each month, excluding July and August, at 6:30pm, in the conference room of the West Annex of the Bryan Public Library. The public is invited for all the meetings.
For further information concerning WCGS, visit the Website at www.wcgs-ogs.com or write to WCGS, P.O. Box 293, Bryan Ohio 43506.