Genealogy

LAKELAND AREA GENEALOGICAL SOCIETY (LAGS)

Mailing address: PO Box 308, Minocqua WI 54548

The Lakeland Area Genealogical Society is a group of local genealogists who have varying interests and degrees of experience in researching their family histories. The society meets once a month for a brief business meeting, an educational program, and to help members with their research.

Meetings are normally held at the Minocqua Public Library on the 2nd Tuesday of every month at 2:00PM, except for July (annual picnic) and December (dinner meeting).  Guests are always welcome.

If you have any questions: please contact any  LAGS officer (contact information provided below.)  Membership dues are $15.00 for individuals, families, or organizations, and include a monthly email newsletter. The membership year extends from April 1 through March 31.

OFFICERS

President – Bonnie Margitan  715-356-6889  E-mail
Vice President – Carole Goetz  715-588-7926  E-Mail

Treasurer – Ken Drawz  715-476-0493 E-Mail
Secretary and Newsletter Editor – Judy Groh 715-614-0928

Past President – Betty Henry  715-358-2570  E-Mail
Board Member – Marti Hall 715-588-7959
Board Member – Janeen Clarke  715-588-2877  E-Mail

The club has published two Birth, Marriage & Death Indexes. The first is for for The Times & Minocqua Times 1891-1926. The second is for the Lakeland Times 1927-1949.  Both reference publications are available at the Minocqua Public Library.


GENEALOGY RESOURCES

Ancestry Library EditionAncestry: Library Edition (Access In-Library Only): With over 1.2 billion records in over 3,000 databases, this is a comprehensive online source of information available for conducting genealogical and local history research.

 

Heritage QuestHeritage Quest:  Provides you with a connection for tracing family history and American culture. Images of original documents are provided.

 

US GenWeb Project :  A group of volunteers working together to provide free genealogy websites for genealogical research in every county and every state of the United States.

 

 

Family SearchFamily Search : Start your family tree earch here at the LDS website.   Search for FILMS