WISE is looking for volunteers to help with these positions:

  • Editor of the quarterly WISE Word Newsletter
  • Co-coordinator of the weekly online WISE Wednesday Word

If you have the time and an interest in helping your society we will provide training and support.

Contact Marilyn Edwards-Roberts with questions or to answer the call: president@wise-fhs.org

  • Wales: Small Country, Great Ancestors

    Marilyn Edwards-Roberts will present this FREE program on Zoom.   Join Marilyn for a trip back in time to discuss the history of Wales, and learn where to look for the hints to help you find your Welsh ancestors. Through the history of this small country, you will be able to track your family a...

    May 28 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
  • Preparing to Travel for Genealogy

    Lisa Vogele will present this FREE program on Zoom. Lisa’s Website: Travelyourtree.com

    June 25 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
  • SCGS Genealogy Jamboree

    https://genealogyjamboree.com/ Three online virtual speakers! 

    August 19 @ 8:00 am - August 27 @ 5:00 pm
  • WISE Research Trip at the Family History Library in Salt Lake City

    When — September 25 for seven nights (check out October 2).   Where — Salt Lake Plaza Hotel. Rates per night before taxes are $95 (standard) and $105 (deluxe). Rooms have two queen beds. Note: You must ask for the block of rooms that are being held for “Columbine.”  ...

    September 25 - October 2
W.I.S.E. Family History Society (WISE-FHS)
If you or any of your ancestors came from the British Isles, you’ll find many others with the same background among our membership. We love the genealogy as well as the culture of those five small but significant countries that have made a mighty contribution to America.
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President's Message
Welcome to the W.I.S.E. Family History Society website. We are dedicated to building community among those who have ancestry in Wales, Ireland, Scotland, and England, and our interests include heraldry, linguistics, emigration and migration, and one-name studies.
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Our Heritage and Identity
A person’s family, both past and present, provides the foundation on which that person’s identity is built. Without that foundation, it’s conceivable that a person’s entire identity will never be truly revealed.
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WISE Research Trip at the Family History Library in Salt Lake City

2022 Salt Lake City Family History Library Research Trip September 25-October 2