Westchester County Genealogical Society

Westchester County
Genealogical Society

P.O. Box 518
White Plains, NY 10603-0518

Last Modified:September 15, 2018

Overview | Meetings & Programs | Publications (Newsletter,Journal) | Dues & Membership Application | Address | WCGS Board | WCGS Resources Links


Westchester County Genealogical Society (WCGS) was organized in September 1982 in Westchester County, New York to bring together people interested in tracing their ancestry. Here members can study methods of genealogical research and exchange information helpful in their search for family roots. Any person, whether amateur or professional, interested in genealogy or related topics is welcome to join WCGS.

WCGS members range from persons just beginning to organizing their family trees to persons possessing over 20 years of genealogical research experience. Our members have research interests in a majority of the United States as well as many foreign countries.

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Regular monthly meetings are normally held from 10 A.M. (9:30 A.M. networking / social time) till noon on the second Saturday of each month from September through June (no meeting in December), at the Aldersgate United Methodist Church, 600 Broadway (US9), Dobbs Ferry, NY (across from Mercy College). Entrance is on the lower level adjacent to the parking lot. If the meeting will be at a different location, it is noted below. Non-member guest donation for meeting attendance is $3.

Schedule of meeting dates for 2018-2019 and planned guest speakers:

Guest Speaker

Sep 8, 2018
Janeen Bjork DNA Testing for Everyone
Oct 13, 2018
Marian Wood Do the "Write" Thing for Genealogy
Nov 10, 2018 Toni McKeen Finding Your Elusive Female Ancestors
Jan 12, 2019
Guy R. Fairstein The Cartoonist's Ride on Pelham's Toonerville Trolley: Using Genealogical Resources to Identify the Trolley's "Skipper"
Feb 9, 2019 Sara Lyons Davis Genealogical Resources Available at the National Archives
Mar 9, 2019 Patrick Raftery Photos found in Westchester Archives **Meeting at Westchester County Archives
Apr 13, 2019
Jolene Mullens French Canadian Research
May 11, 2019
Angelique Piwinski Patron Saints of Yonkers specifically, the Smith-Cochran family of Carpet Factory Fame
Jun 8, 2019 Susan R Miller What is New in Online Records
Past Programs

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Publications (Newsletter, Journal)

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Annual Dues & Membership Application

For a copy of the WCGS membership application, please go to the Westchester County Genealogical Society membership application web page, and then use the print option of your web browser to obtain a printed copy.

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Westchester County Genealogical Society
P.O. Box 518
White Plains, NY 10603-0518

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WCGS Board

Contacts for additional information.  Include WCGS in the subject line of your emails.

Board Members Name
President: Philomena Dunn
Sr. Vice President: Jerome Coleman
Corresponding Secretary: TBA
Treasurer: Guy R. Fairstein
Vice President (Publicity): Philomena Dunn
Vice President (Media Librarian): Nancy Augustowski
Vice President (Programs): Guy R. Fairstein Deborah Gizzi Philomena Dunn Joe Nocerino Mary Hoar
Newsletter Editors Name
Editor: Jerome Coleman
Production Editor: Nancy Augustowski
Non-Board Jobs Name
Membership Coordinator: Jerome Coleman
Journal Editor: Jean Ann Lupinetti Nancy Augustowski
WebMaster: Philomena M. Dunn

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WCGS Genealogical Resources Links

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Overview | Meetings | Publications (Newsletter, Surname List, Journal) | Dues & Membership Application | Address | WCGS Board | WCGS Resources Links

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