Welcome to
Green County Genealogical Society


An Affiliate Member of The Wisconsin State Genealogy Society


This is the official site for Green County Genealogical Society.


UPCOMING MEETING TOPICS:
April 5, 2014 "Green County Men who served in the Civil War" presented by Jonathan Rupp
May 3, 2014 ANNIVERSARY WORKSHOP given by George Findlen. This will include 3 sessions: "Not In MY Family!!," "Using Standard Histories to Find Elusive Relatives," and"Mining Obituaries." More details to be announced later. Download the registration form here.
June 07, 2014 "Cooking with Tin, Copper and Iron: 18th and 19th Century Food Preparation" by Nancy Sorchyr.
July 05, 2014 Members & visitors are invited to bring and share memories and personal items of forefathers.
Aug. ??, 2014 New Glarus Cemetery walk/tour. Date to be set
Sept 6, 2014 "Naturalization - The Beginning of Your U.S. Family Heritage." Speaker Steve Szabaoda.
Oct 04, 2014 "GrizzLee's Family Tree Search - A Creative Design for Organizing and Analyzing Your New or Existing Family Tree" speaker is Mark "Grizz" Lee Friedrich.
Nov. 4, 2014 "Researching German Speaking Ancestors" speaker Antje Petty.


OUR HISTORY

Welcome to the newly formed Green County (Wisconsin) Genealogical Society. Our first meeting was held on April 7th, 2001 with twenty-five persons attending.

Meetings are held the first Saturday of the month at 10:00 a.m. from September thru May on the upper level of the Monroe Public Library (925 - 16th Ave., Monroe, WI.).

We invite you to come to our meetings and bring your genealogical questions in hopes that someone can help you get past the proverbial brick wall.

Check local (Green County, WI.) newspapers for updated information or contact an officer.

MEMBERSHIP DUES:

Membership dues are $12.50 for those who those having the newsletter emailed to them.

If you would like to receive a hardcopy of the newsletter by U.S. Mail please remit an additional $5.50 to help us defray rising costs.

If more than one member lives at the same address, only one newsletter will be sent.
Membership form.


MISSION STATEMENT:

Although our mission will be more defined in the future, it will include:
  • copying cemeteries -- via walking them, old records, photographs;
  • reprinting old and/or out of print books;
  • courthouse extractions;
  • newspaper and census indexing.

  • OFFICERS:

    President: Donna Long Kjendlie
    Vice President: Jerry Stabler
    Treasurer: Lillian DeNure Slocum
    Secretary:Evelyn Crooks
    Newsletter Editor: Debra Bailey Trail
    Newsletter Co-Editor:Donna Long Kjendlie
    Directors: Debra Bailey Trail, Sherry Anderegg, Sharon Mitchell, and Fran Albright
    Co-Directors - Hospitality: Sherry Anderegg and Sharon Mitchell
    Publication Chair: Donna Krebs
    File Clerk:
    Historian and P.R. - Evie Mitchell
    Program Chair: GCGS Board
    Door Prize Chair: Fran Albright



    GREEN COUNTY GENEALOGICAL SOCIETY RESEARCH CENTER

    Monroe Public Library
    925 - 16th Ave.
    Monroe, WI

    Hours: Tuesday and the 3rd Saturday of the month from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. and the first Saturday of the month from 1 to 3 p.m.
    Other times available by appointment, call 608-325-2326

     

    PHOTOS OF THE RESEARCH CENTER GRAND OPENING


    SUGGESTIONS/IDEAS
    Do you have suggestions for upcoming topics and other events for our Society? Please email your ideas to us: GCGS Board


    COLLECTING PEDIGREE/ANCESTORS CHARTS FROM MEMBERS
     
    Attention: Green County Genealogical Society members!
     
    Please submit your pedigree/ancestors charts for printing in the Society newsletter and for publishing into book form.
     
    If you have questions please contact: GCGS
     
    You may also mail them to:
    Green County Genealogical Society Inc.
    925 - 16th Ave.
    Monroe, WI 53566


    HELP WITH PROJECTS NEEDED
     
    GCGS is looking for people who would like to do some computer entry. You don't have to live near Monroe, WI.
    We have scrapbooks that are being indexed by hand and they need to be put into a database. If you are interested please contact Donna.






    Green County Genealogical Society - Publications for sale


    For questions regarding membership or to volunteer for projects, please email us.




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    You are visitor since March 06, 2002.

    Webmaster: Debra Bailey Trail
    Contributing editor: Donna Long Kjendlie
    Last update: April 2014

    Copyright Dec. 2001