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Waterford Genealogical Society

Waterford Twp., Oakland Co., Michigan, USA

Our Objective

    The society will promote and encourage an interest in genealogy among it's members and the general public. Working closely with the Waterford Township Public Library, the society aims to educate and enhance research opportunities.

As is the generation of leaves, so is that of humanity. The wind scatters the leaves on the ground, but the live timber Burgeons with leaves again in the season of spring returning. So one generation of men will grow while another dies.
~Homer, Iliad

SAVE THE DATE: Family History Month Special Event. October 24, 2015 10:00AM

WHERE: in the Community Room at the Waterford Twp. Public Library. WHO: Katherine Willson, one of the speakers from our Lock-In, will present WHAT: FILLING OUT YOUR FAMILY TREE WITHOUT BREAKING THE BANK: Learn how to trace your family tree without "breaking the bank" by using free online sites, local resources, inter-library loans and more and WRITING DOWN THE BONES: PRINTING YOUR FAMILY HISTORY: "The worst thing you write is better than the best thing you didn’t write." It doesn’t matter that you’re not done – we’ll never be done! This talk includes how to take the materials you already have in your possession and putting them in an order that will allow you to print copies for family members.

More information will follow as it becomes available

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Meetings / Membership Items

The Waterford Genealogical Society meets from 1–3 pm on the first and third Wednesday of each month in the community room of the Waterford Township Public Library. The library is located at: 5168 Civic Center Drive, Waterford MI, 48329  Click for map

INCLEMENT WEATHER: Should Waterford schools or the Waterford Township Library be closed on a meeting day there will be no WGS meeting.

  Meetings are FREE of charge. Non-members are welcome to attend. Membership in the society is open to individuals interested in genealogy irrespective of place of residence.


 A voting member requires dues of $10.00 per calendar year. Click for Printable Membership Application   Contact Wayne Thom: if you need more information.

Evening meetings are once a month, on the second Thursday from 7-8:30pm in the libraries Conference room (Except for July & August)

Do you have Questions or Suggestions for our group -  If so please send it to us at this link: WGS Suggestions


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