Whittier Area Genealogical Society
Whittier Area Genealogical Society
Whittier College Girls Glee Club
Whittier College Girls Glee Club: In front of the D. E. McDonald Packard dealership, 1925
 
Welcome to the Whittier Area Genealogical Society
 
A genealogical society serving the Whittier area
in Los Angeles County, California
 
Next Meeting: Saturday, December 16th, 2017
  • Please note:
    • There is no Morning Class in December.
    • The Youth Genealogy Workshop - Part 1 is on Saturday, December 16th.  See Upcoming Events for details.
    • The WAGS Writer's Group will only meet once in December - on Wednesday, December 13th.
 
Holiday Pot Luck Lunch (Member Show & Tell)
12:00 pm to 2:30 pm
Whittier Masonic Lodge, 7604 Greenleaf Ave., Whittier CA
Join us for our WAGS Annual Holiday Tradition
The festivities start with the Holiday Potluck at noon.  Members are asked to bring a salad or dessert or $5.00 per person.  WAGS will provide meatballs, baked beans, rolls and beverage.  Please sign up at our November meeting, or contact our Hospitality Chair, Miriam Benell at hospitality@wagswhittier.org by Wednesday, December 13 so we will know how many attendees to plan for.
 
The December Show & Tell starts at 1:00 pm. Share information you found out about your family tree this past year, a brick wall breakthrough, a family story, or a family treasure.  Presentations should be about five minutes long.  To sign up, contact our Program Chair, Roger Mount, at program@wagswhittier.org.
   
 
 
   
 
Held at the Whittier Masonic Temple, 7604 Greenleaf Ave, Whittier, CA 90602
Please note that the Radisson Hotel shown on the map is now the Doubletree.
  

 
Writer's Group  
 
The next Life Story Writing Group Meeting will be held December 13, 2017 at 1:00 pm.   
 
The meetings are held at the Whittier Uptown Senior Center, 13225 Walnut St., from 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm on the 2nd & 4th Wednesday of every month.   Click here for suggested writing topics for the next meeting.
 
 
 
 


December 13
WAGS Writer's Group
WAGS members and the public are invited to attend the Life Story Writing Group.  Meetings are held every 2nd & 4th Wednesday of the month at the Uptown  Whittier Senior ...

December 16
Youth Genealogy Workshop - Part 1
WAGS is offering a FREE Genealogy Workshop for youth to encourage interest in family history.  The workshops are based on the Boy Scout Genealogy Merit Badge Workbook.  Scouts who complete ...

December 16
Holiday Pot Luck Lunch
Join us for our WAGS Annual Holiday Tradition The festivities start with the Holiday Potluck at noon.  Members are asked to bring a salad or dessert or $5.00 per person.  WAGS will provide meatballs, ...

January 20
Youth Genealogy Workshop - Part 2
WAGS is offering a FREE Genealogy Workshop for youth to encourage interest in family history.  The workshops are based on the Boy Scout Genealogy Merit Badge Workbook.  Scouts who complete ...

January 20
Christine Johns Cohen
Immigration Ports of Entry Let's explore how to locate when and where your ancestor immigrated to the United States. We all know about New York's Ellis Island. But have you ...