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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Western Pennsylvania Genealogical Society
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Where is the data?

We are actively working on reformatting the back Quarterly issues for inclusion in the members-only area. Some other data sets (Member Ancestor Charts, etc.) require new customized search coding, and that is underway as well. Announcements will be sent out when each phase is complete.

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We hope our new website will enhance your user experience now and in the future. Since 1974 WPGS has been dedicated to the study and preservation of family history in the 26 counties of Western Pennsylvania. We aim to provide information, connections and resources to enable your family history research. 
In particular, we have been asking ourselves how to better serve and provide value to each and every member. One way we intend to do that is by expanding the content available on our website.  As we continue to migrate over all of the old files, some with updated behind-the-scenes coding, we anticipate what lies ahead. The plan is to have an evolving, expanding site. Please check back often!


August 30
Federation of Genealogical Societies
WPGS hosts this 2017 national conference focusing on genealogy education, interaction and guidance for societies and individual members..

October 17
Genealogical and Cultural Conference
Pittsburgh International Airport Hyatt Regency Hotel
Czechoslovak Genealogical Society International (CGSI) 16th Genealogical and Cultural Conference   WPGS is a Gold Sponsor for this international conference, which is a premiere resource for Czech, Slovak, Moravian, Bohemian, Rusyn, and German-Bohemian Genealogy.  Watch for details regarding registration and schedule at https://www.cgsi.org/Conference2017.   Marilyn Cocchiola Holt, current WPGS ...