The Whittier Area
Genealogical Society

A genealogical society serving the Whittier area in Los Angeles County, California

P.O. Box 4367
Whittier, California 90607-43678


Whittier Area 
Genealogical Society

Membership Information
Officers and Board Members 
Library Collection

Upcoming Events
General Meetings 
Beginner's Workshop 
Writers' Group
Morning Class
Annual Seminar    

Information and Resources
Links to Members' Pages
Members' Surname Data Base

Links to Other Resources
Genealogical Groups and Libraries



How to Contact WAGS:
1. Email the Membership Chairperson,
Christine Cohen
2. Send mail to WAGS at P.O. Box 4367, Whittier, CA 90607-4367
3. Email the President, 
Rick Frohling.


The WAGS web pages are sponsored by CAGenWeb and was last updated and copyright @ 08 September 2015 by Karen Ristic. We welcome your comments.

[updated 08 September 2015]



The Whittier Area Genealogical Society (WAGS) was established on May 16, 1981 and currently has over 200 members. Regular General Meetings with a guest speaker are held at 1:00 p.m. on the third Saturday of each month throughout the year and are open to the public. Before the General Meeting, the Morning Class, a general instructional class begins at 10:30 a.m.  The Beginner's Workshop, a small, personalized genealogical help class, also meets at 10:30 a.m. These last two classes do not meet June, July, August, and December.

(Historic Whittier Chamber of Commerce brochure
from California State Library collections, public
domain source, undated, circa 1920)

Masonic Lodge, Whittier, California
7604 Greenleaf Ave. at Mar 
Vista in Whittier

SEPTEMBER 19, 2015
* General Meeting,
1 pm: Denise Levenick / How to Scan an Elephant:
Digitize Your Family History
Morning Class 10:30 am: Trish Garcia / Books and Ebooks
Special Lunch in September at 12 noon: Enchilada, Spanish Rice, Green Salad and Dessert for $5.00 per person. Reservations required by Wednesday, September 16.
Email Miriam at

OCTOBER 17, 2015
* General Meeting,
1 pm: Gordon Seyffert / German Research and Reading Handwritten German Records
* Morning Class 10:30 am: Pat Chavarria / WWI Draft Cards