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4400 Forbes Avenue
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Western Pennsylvania Genealogical Society
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The Western Pennsylvania Genealogical Society is a great group of passionate, dedicated genealogists with a lot to offer both Pennsylvania residents, and those who now live far from their Pennsylvania roots. Why not join us?
Benefits of Membership:
  • 6 issues of our newsletter, JOTS
  • 4 issues of our scholarly journal, The WPGS Quarterly
  • Online databases, available exclusively to members* 
  • 2 FREE surname queries per JOTS issue.
  • Eight informative monthly meetings per year
  • Member discounts on WPGS publications
  • Free Ancestor Chart and automatic inclusion in the Computer Chart Project
  • Member to member forum on website

* Online Members Only databases currently include:

  • WPGS Member Ancestor Charts (partial)
  • Allegheny County Veterans Burial Records
  • Allegheny County's Civil War Roll of Honor
  • Allegheny County Grand Army of the Republic Members
  • First Family Ancestors of Western Pennsylvania
  • Middlesex Township, Butler County Tax Lists, 1839 & 1855
  • WPGS Quarterly, Volumes 1-7 (every word searchable)
  • "A List of Immigrants Who Applied for Naturalization Papers in the District Courts of Allegheny County, Pennsylvania," Volume 1

Membership Dues:

The membership year runs from July 1 of the present year to June 30 of the following year. Dues received after May 1st will be applied to the next membership year (beginning July 1, with your first newsletter arriving in August).

Annual Membership
WPGS Quarterly & JOTS newsletter.......$25.00

Annual Joint Membership
2 members living at 1 address...........$31.00

Annual Membership (outside USA)
not US military............$32.00

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