Whittier Area Genealogical Society
Whittier Area Genealogical Society
Whittier Founders
Whittier Founders: 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

Life Story Writers Group
WAGS members and the public are invited to attend our next 
Life Story Writing Group Meeting
Wednesday, June 12th at 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. 
This meeting will be held via Zoom only.
Join the meeting using this link:
See the current writing suggestions at:  https://wagswhittier.org/blog.php?sid=2
For more information, contact Kristina Newcomer at newcomerok@charter.net

WAGS General Meeting
Saturday, June 15, 2024
1:00 pm to 2:30 pm Pacific Time
Speaker:  Beth Swartz
Topic:  Centi What?  Morgan Who?  Working with Your DNA Results
Sorensen Library Meeting Room
6934 Broadway Ave, Whittier CA 90606
+ Zoom
Beth Swartz will be joining us in person at the Sorensen Library in Whittier.
This presentation covers the basics of using Ancestry DNA results to understand your ethnicity, create a DNA tree, sort and triangulate matches to identify unknown relatives. Beth will also provide updated information on any new features of Ancestry DNA that have come out.

The virtual doors will open between noon and 12:30 p.m. and those of you who join online can chat with one another on Zoom before the meeting begins at 1:00 p.m. 

To join the meeting on Zoom on June 15th, click on the link below:  

To add our monthly meeting to your online calendar, download and import the following iCalendar (.ics) files to your calendar system by clicking here.:
* This presentation will be preceded by a short business meeting.
This event is not sponsored or endorsed by LA County Library.

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