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Current Issues
COVID-19 Edition Oct 2020
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Administrative Documents

Meeting Minutes
General Meeting:
January 2021
Minutes Archive
Treasurer's Reports
Current Report:
December 2020
Treasurer's Report Archive

Tips, Tricks, and Resources

38 Family Search Tips 48 Ancestry Search Tips
The Genealogy Do-Over Workbook How to Search Obituaries to Find Ancestors & Trace Your Family Tree
Online State Resources for Genealogy Researching the Internet Archive
City Directory Finding Aids
City Directory Abbreviations List of First Name Abbreviations
Occupation Abbreviations  

WIGS History

Photo Gallery
WIGS Women in History Display, March 2018 WIGS Holiday Party, 2017


WIGS Library

WIGS owns a collection of genealogy-related books and periodicals that are held off-site and are available for members to borrow.

The 2020 inventory of our library is presented in listings sorted alphabetically within each category. The first category is ‘General Genealogy’, then ‘Guide to Research’, then ‘Lost’, then ‘Periodicals’, then ‘Vital Records’, and finally ‘Yearbooks’.

Entire Listing (pdf format) Entire Listing (Excel)

Library Contact

For additional information about our library or to request a book, please contact our librarian Steve Johnson directly at