Profile: Western New York Genealogical Society

The Western New York Genealogical Society was founded in 1974 to help preserve and encourage interest in the area’s genealogical heritage.

Its focus is on the eight Western New York counties:
Erie
Niagara
Genesee
Wyoming
Orleans
Chautauqua
Cattaraugus
Allegany

Membership is $22 for the first year and $20.00 per year after that. Members receive a subscription to the quarterly JOURNAL, issued June, September, December and March. Each issue contains 48 pages including unpublished records, queries, book reviews, and Bible record information.

Members also can register New York related surnames in the surname list distributed annually to members and register New York related ancestors charts in the Ancestor File.

For more information, or to obtain a membership application, go to: www.wnygs.org

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