Meetings are held monthly (except July and August) at 1:00 PM on the third Tuesday of each month at:

Oak Harbor Lutheran Church
1253 NW 2nd Ave.
Oak Harbor, WA 98277

Due to the Coronavirus-19 Pandemic, Janaury through June meetings were virtual on-line meetings.

Programs Schedule

Date Speaker Topic
19 Jan 2021 Linda Duffield A Trip to Rural Russia (flyer) (handout)
16 Feb 2021 Lisa Oberg Finding Your Female Ancestors (flyer) (handout) (glossary)
16 Mar 2021 Jill Morelli The Orphan Train Movement: The Tale of Three Riders (flyer) (handout)
20 Apr 2021 Dave Obee Decoding the Dash - Build the Story of Their Lives (flyer) (handout1) (handout2)
18 May 2021 Claudia Breland I've Done the DNA Test - Now What Do I Do? (flyer) (handout)
15 Jun 2021 Elizabeth Gomoll Unlocking Notation Codes on Alien Passengers Lists (flyer)
July and August No Meeting Enjoy Your Post-Pandemic Vacation
21 Sep 2021 Reuniting - In Person Attendee participation with their genealogy research progress (flyer)
19 Oct 2021 Dr. Richard Hanks Parentage and Personality of Abraham Lincoln (flyer)
16 Nov 2021 Paula Seeger via Zoom Immigrant Experience Through Castle Garden and Ellis Island (flyer) (handout1) (handout2)
16 Dec 2021 (new date) WIGS Members Holiday Party - In Person - Sharing Stories (flyer)


From the North:
Coming South on SR20 turn right, at the first light you encounter, on Ault Field Road. After about three miles follow the traffic circle onto Heller Road. In about three miles, turn left onto 2nd Avenue. Oak Harbor Lutheran Church is on the right as you turn onto 2nd Ave.

From the South:
Following Highway 20 North turn left at the first light North of Coupeville onto Swantown Road followed by a right turn onto Heller Road. Turn right onto 2nd Avenue and Oak Harbor Lutheran Church is on the right as you turn onto 2nd Ave.

See you there!