Whittier Area Genealogical Society
Whittier Area Genealogical Society
Whittier High School 1904
Whittier High School 1904: Photo courtesy of Whittier Public Library - Whittier Historical Photograph Collection
Welcome to the Whittier Area Genealogical Society
A genealogical society serving the Whittier area
in Los Angeles County, California

On June 18, 2022, WAGS will meet at in person at the Whittier Masonic Lodge. 
There will be NO Zoom meeting in June.
Beginning July 16, 2022 we will begin hybrid (in-person AND Zoom) meetings.   
We will also be moving to a new location:
Sorensen Library Meeting Room
6934 Broadway Avenue
Whittier CA 90606

Our Next Life Story Writing Group Meeting Will Be
Wednesday, May 25th at 1 p.m. 
Parnell Park Community & Senior Center
15390 Lambert Road, Whittier CA 90604

Our Next Monthly General Meeting Will Be
Saturday, June 18th at 1 p.m.
In Person at the Whittier Masonic Lodge
7604 Greenleaf Ave,  Whittier CA 90602

Life Story Writers Group
The Life Story Writers Group's next meeting will be Wednesday, May 25th at 1 p.m. at:
Parnell Park Community & Senior Center, 15390 Lambert Road, Whittier, CA 90604
If you are on our mailing list, you will receive a notification with the meeting information and our current writing prompts. 
Contact our group facilitator at president@wagswhittier.org to be added to the Life Story Writers Group mailing list.

WAGS General Meeting
Speaker:  Kristi Sexton
Whittier Masonic Lodge
7604 Greenleaf Avenue
Whittier CA 90602
1:00 pm to 2:30 pm, Saturday, June 18th, 2022
Are You My Other Brother? *
Reaching out to DNA matches can be exciting and scary at the same time. How to keep records of all those matches, who is important and who you need to be concerned with. The etiquette of how to reach out, when to reach out, and what you need to continue your line with DNA. Case studies will discuss two different outcomes.
*  There will be a brief business meeting prior the speaker's presentation.



May 24
Louisville (KY) Genealogical Society
Bring Out Your Dead!  Plague, Pandemics, and Epidemics in Your Ancestry - Derek Blount The program discusses epidemics from the 1200s to the present and where to find unusual ...

May 24
North San Diego County Genealogical Society
Discovering Your Irish/UK Roots:  Resources for English, Welsh, Irish & Scottish Ancestry - Debra Dudek There is no such thing as “one stop genealogy shopping”! This program will lead you ...

May 24
Aurora (CO) Genealogical Society
Blitzkrieg Genealogy:  How Throwing Out Your Research Plan an Yield Exciting Results - Dina Carson A standard research plan helps you to focus your research in order to answer ...

May 24
Genealogical Research of Virginia
One-Step Web Pages:  A Potpourri of Genealogical Search Tools - Stephen Morse The One-Step Webpage started out as an aid for finding passengers in the Ellis Island database. Over ...

May 25
Legacy Family Tree
The Staff of the U. S. Census - Seema Kenney Just who was creating the documents genealogists typically turn to first? What rules did they follow? How long did they ...