Whittier Area Genealogical Society
Whittier Area Genealogical Society
The Four Bricks
The Four Bricks: Uptown Whittier, 1893. Photo courtesy of Whittier Public Library - Whittier Historical Photograph Collection
Welcome to the Whittier Area Genealogical Society
A genealogical society serving the Whittier area
in Los Angeles County, California
 
WAGS is excited to announce our 2020 Annual Seminar speaker: 
Pat Richley-Erickson, known to all as DearMyrtle.
Click here for more information about our speaker and our seminar
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Our next monthly meeting will be on Saturday, October 19th, 2019
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 
Morning Class - Christine Cohen
 11:00 am to 12:00 pm, Saturday, October 19th, 2019
AmericanAncestors.org
The website for the New England Historic Genealogical Society is www.americanancestors.org.   It provides access to more than 1.4 billion records spanning twenty-two countries covering the United States, the British Isles, continental Europe, and beyond, including one of the most extensive online collections of early American genealogical records, the largest searchable collection of published genealogical research journals and magazines, and the largest collection of U.S Catholic records online. We will explore all these resources and how they can help you in your research.
 
Lunch Break
12:00 pm to 1:00 pm, Saturday, October 19th, 2019
The lunch break is a great opportunity to network with fellow genealogists!
Pat Stubblefield and her volunteerrs will be celebrating Oktoberfest with a lunch of pork loin, schnitzel, red cabbage, green salad, as well as drinks and a dessert, for only a $5 suggested donation.  
Contact our Hospitality Chair, Miriam Benell at dandmbenell@earthlink.net to make your lunch reservations by Wednesday, October 16th so we know how many to plan for!
 
 
General Meeting and Speaker - Steven Dugan
1:00 pm to 2:30 pm, Saturday, October 19th, 2019
Homestead Museum*
This presentation is an introduction to the Workman and Temple Family Homestead Museum. It will focus on the two families who lived there, the beginnings and history of the museum, and its programs and events which fulfill the museum's mission.
 
* The presentation will be preceded by a short business meeting.
 
 
 
  

 
 
Writer's Group
 
The next Life Story Writing Group Meeting will be held Wednesday, October 23, 2019 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.
 
                                                     
 
 

October 19
Dr. Fritz Juengling - South Orange County California County Genealogical Society
This seminar will feature the following topics:   Names:  Their Origins, Meanings and Peculiarities Calendars and Feast Days in U.S. and European Research Historical Events:  How they Affect your Genealogy ...

October 19
Christine Cohen
AmericanAncestors.org The website for the New England Historic Genealogical Society is www.americanancestors.org.   It provides access to more than 1.4 billion records spanning twenty-two countries covering the United States, the British Isles, continental ...

October 19
Steven Dugan
Homestead Museum * This presentation is an introduction to the Workman and Temple Family Homestead Museum. It will focus on the two families who lived there, the beginnings and history ...

October 22
Glendora Genealogical Group
Pat Williams - "Coroner Connections:  Finding Living People the Genealogist's Way" Somewhere between a private investigator and a traditional genealogist, yhou can hone the skills to locate living people.  Have ...

October 23
National Archives Virtual Genealogy Fair
Seventh Annual Virgual Genealogy Fair Please note:  times listed above are Pacific Time.  Every year, the National Archives hosts a free, virtual Genealogy Fair via live webcast on YouTube. The sessions ...