Please be advised that
all MCGS meetings and classes
at the Milwaukee Public Library (MPL)
have been cancelled due to the coronavirus.
The Library is currently not open to the public.
Updates will be posted when available.
MCGS is planning to start ONLINE membership meetings and beginner's classes in September.
Free Access Announced!
While you're being safer at home, here's some genealogy stuff you can do:
If you have a Milwaukee Public Library card (or if you would like to apply online for one):
Additional databases are now temporarily available to anyone:
Ancestry annoucement: Free At-Home Education Resources From Ancestry and Access to Nearly 500M National Archives Records (NARA)
Announcing a National Emergency Library at Internet Archive to Provide Digitized Books to Students and the Public at Archive.org/NEL
Welcome to the
Milwaukee County Genealogical Society Website!
Become a member to access the "Members Only" features!
DNA Webinars now available to MCGS members!
NEW: Milwaukee County Records available on Ancestry.
Online Genealogy Classes
Next Class: Saturday, September 26, 2020 - Getting Started: Organization and Software
For detailed information on our classes, click the "Genealogy Classes" link on the left of this page.
Note: Check the MCGS website for cancellation of classes, meetings, and programs due to inclement weather.
Members Section & Login
If you are a member and have not received your login, password and instructions to access the "Members Section & Login" section, contact Webmaster Lisa Christopherson.
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Milwaukee County Genealogical Society
Founded July 1935