Milwaukee County Genealogical Society



ISSN 0740-1531

Volume 47    Number 4     November 2016




Calendar of Events/MCGS Meetings 85
MCGS Genealogical Classes 85
Monthly Programs 86
Valuable Websites for Wisconsin Genealogical Research 86
Reserve the Date: 20th Biennial MCGS Workshop 87
Announcements & Board Elections 88
Volunteers Needed 88
20th Biennial Workshop: A Tradition Updated 89
Area Research Groups 91
Italian Area Interest Group Update 92
Festivals & Laptops & Fundraising, Oh My! 92
Secretary's Report of November 2016 MCGS General Meeting 93
June 2016 Program Review: Researching German Ancestry 94
Brian Witt, Thank You 94
The German Familien Stammbuch by Russell A. Rahn 96
Position Available 99
Burials in Milwaukee County Farm Cemetery (Part 9) by Robert J Felber 100
Hidden Treasures: Index to Deaths Reported in the Wisconsin Jewish Chronicle and Jewish Data Database by Daniel Lee 104
New Accessions 106
Queries and Surnames Being Researched 107
Annual Index of the REPORTER 108


May 2017 REPORTER deadline is April 1, 2017
Editor is Diane Piedt - Contact her via E-mail Address.
Please submit your announcements, requests, reviews and comments to Diane Piedt.
Do you have a relative that was in the military - Army, Navy, Air Force, Civil War, WWI, or WWII?  Did they have an interesting story from their military/patriotic service?  Do you have some hints for finding military records that worked for you?  If so, please share your antidotes/stories or research hints in the next Reporter.  Articles are due by April 1st for the May, 2017 Reporter to Diane Piedt.  If you can send the article in MSWord that would be helpful, and pictures are wonderful too!  Let's see your name in print and hear your great stories!
Thank you, Tim Jones - Editor from 2012-2016; for publishing the REPORTER for 5 years!

M.C.G.S. Reporter, is available online in pdf format, in members only section, including current issue and back issues from 1969.