Historians, Genealogists & Archivists

"WPCGS"

The West Pasco County Genealogical Society was founded in 1983 as a non-profit educational organization of amateur and professionals alike.

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GIVE INSPIRATION

The Society offers many educational opportunities to participate & attend seminars on classes in genealogy-related subjects.

DO RESEARCH

Genealogy Links

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Do Some Research

We are always striving to encourage the research, publication, and preservation of genealogical and historical material. We instruct and lend assistance to the...

MEET OBJECTIVES

All Of Our Events

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Meet Objectives

These objectives are accomplished through our regular meetings and society-sponsored workshops, lectures, field trips, socials & other educational activities.  

FIND US FAST

Locations / Contact

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How We Can Help

Here you can find out about our meetings, request resources to assist in your searches (library-holdings), resource links, or just contact a Genealogy Specialist to learn more about participating with us!

ABOUT OUR FOUNDATION

How we help

Our objectives are simple! We want and strive to help others accomplish their goals and expectations by attending our regular meetings and society-sponsored workshops, lectures, field trips, socials and other educational activities.

The Society offers many educational opportunities to attend seminars and classes in genealogy-related subjects.  There is something for everyone at our meetings from the novice to the more experienced genealogist.  

Our history

The West Pasco County Genealogical Society was founded in 1983 as a non-profit educational organization of amateur and professional family historians, genealogists and archivists.

We strive to encourage the research, publication, and preservation of genealogical and historical material; to instruct and lend assistance to the membership and the public in modern methods of research. 

The Society offers many educational opportunities to attend seminars and classes in genealogy-related subjects. There is something for everyone at our meetings from the novice to the more experienced genealogist.

MEET OUR OFFICERS

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Debbe Hagner AG
President
As President of WPCGS, I make sure other officers are fulfilling their duties. I've obtained an Associate of Applied Science Degree (with honors) in business technology and Bachelors of Technology. Proud to be a member of the Florida Chapter of the Association of Professional Genealogists, a U.S. regional AG® Professional and GS (National Institute for Genealogical Studies).
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Pam Raddatz
Vice President
I lead the daily operation of the organization. I also oversee and outline the duties & responsibilities of the employees.
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Steve Coe
Treasurer
My role as Treasurer with WPCGC allows me to work together to develop a budget, and monitor & evaluate financial progress within our organization.
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Eileen Garcia
Secretary/Director
As Secretary Director of the board, I am happy to perform myriad tasks aimed at managing the records and administrative functions of the team.
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Tom Leyendecker
Director
I honor loyalty and good faith as Director. I am responsible for providing legal oversight as well as specific levels of financial & program oversight to our NPO.
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Bonnie Carey
Publicity
Having the right ingredients for successful Publicity, my aim is effective planning, leading a truly newsworthy story or message & pitch to the right sources.

Genealogy Research Links & Tips

We are always trying to update and improve our research & links page! If you are searching for a list of the best (mostly free) genealogy sources to search from, then look no further! Here is what you will find:

  • Birth, marriage & death records
  • Obituaries & cemetery listings
  • Newspaper articles, biographies, research tips and much more.

If you are the Self-Starter, we have some fast Genealogy help Tips for you. We have organized additional resources just for you on our Tips Page where you will be happy to find the following:

  • Get Started self-help guide
  • Definition of Terms
  • Organizing for your search 

LATEST EVENTS

Visit the full WPCGS Official Events Blog Page

Download/View or Print the 2019 WPCGS Calendar (PDF or XLSX)

2019 WPCGS Calendar

Download/View or Print the 2019 WPCGS Calendar (PDF or XLSX)  
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Event – Christmas Holiday Party December 2018

      Holiday Party?       Where: TBD Date: TBD Time: TBD
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Event – How to research female lines – Marriage & age laws November 14th

How to research female lines Marriage & age laws (November 14th, 2018) **2nd Wednesday, not 3rd Wednesday Presenter: ...
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Event – Immigration paths – Why immigrants changed their name October 17th

Immigration paths Why immigrants changed their name (October 17th, 2018) Presenter: Debbe LOK  Beg-Int Society Business I should ...
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Event – Emigration Paths – Where can I find immigration records? September 19th

Emigration Paths - Where can I find immigration records? (September 19th, 2018) Presenter: Debbe LOK  Beg-Int Society Business ...
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Summer Break 2018 – Stay Cool

Summer Break 2018 - Stay Cool (June, July & August 2018)     Specials / Information New Location ...
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If you are interested in hosting a Genealogy Social Event, or in attending a specialized genealogy class, please contact president@wpcgs.com or by using our simple contact form.