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At a W&BCGS Event

Attend one of our events. Check the schedule below for dates and times. We meet at Spring Creek United Church of Christ, 4500 Spring Creek Road, Rockford, IL.

Monthly meetings are held September through May on the first Saturday of the month and start at 1:30 p.m. Details of programs appear in the Newsletters.

Presentations are made at each meeting and feature experts on a variety of engaging topics. Question and Answer sessions follow.



Saturday, April 1, 2017 at 1:30 p.m.

"DNA Basics & Understanding Your Ancestry DNA Results"
*Location Change: Boone County Historical Museum- 314 S. State St., Belvidere*

Speaker: Mary Eberle is an experienced genetic genealogist and a DNA expert.  DNA is a powerful tool for genealogy research. This presentation will start with an overview on using DNA for family research: the types of DNA, the best companies to use, which relatives to test, and how to interpret your DNA test results.  Mary will emphasize interpreting results from AncestryDNA.





SUMMER BREAK (June—August)