Milwaukee County Genealogical Society

Join us at MCGS events!

Join us at MCGS online monthly meetings and online beginner classes!
Join us at the MCGS genealogy booths at the festivals!
Join us in MCGS board meetings to plan and organize our events! 
Join MCGS and become a member for website access to the "Members Only" features!

Beginner Genealogy Online Classes

Next Class: Saturday, October 23, 2021
- "More Than Just Names: Census Records"
NOT just for Beginners
See the  SYLLABUS for the 2021-2022 session


Article Submission Deadlines
Do you have a genealogy research story to tell or research tips to share? How did you break through that brick wall? Do you have a suggestion for an article topic that you would like to know more about?
Our quarterly newsletter, the MCGS Reporter, not only goes out to our members, we also share it with other Genealogy Societies and Research Libraries in the U.S.
If you would like to submit an article to appear in the MCGS Reporter, please send it for review to the editor at
The submission deadlines are:
February issue - January 1st
May issue - April 1st
August issue - July 1st
November issue - October 1st

Milwaukee Central Public Library - Meeting Room

The Milwaukee Central Public Library is currently open to the public, but at this time meeting rooms are not planned to be available to MCGS until sometime in 2022.
MCGS meetings and classes will continue to be held online via zoom until further notice.

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National Genealogical Society Member
Wisconsin State Genealogical Societies Affiliate

Milwaukee County Genealogical Society, Inc.

Founded July 1935
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October 22
October Board Meeting
  Thinking about getting involved? Be a guest at our board meeting. If you would like to attend, please ask to be invited to the zoom Board Meeting by sending an email to  

October 22
October Membership Meeting - Bob Rettammel, M.A.
  Bob Rettammel, M.A.   – Writing a Family Sketch with Strong Kinship Conclusions.   - This presentation will provide some starting ideas and early steps on the process of writing your own family history. The speaker will describe the ...

October 23
Class - More than Just Names: Census Records
  by Lisa Christopherson   For more information:  

November 13
Czech-Slovak Area Research Group
  Please send an email to to be added to the zoom meeting invite list. For more information:  

November 19
MPL Genealogy Booth - 78th Annual Holiday Folk Fair International
  Holiday Folk Fair will be a virtual online event in 2021.   Note: MCGS will not have a booth this year. For more information at