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  • Family Search Library Research Trip

          A trio of local societies, including WISE, is sponsoring a week-long research trip to the Family Search Library. If you are a member of WISE, Larimer County Gen. or Longmont Gen. you are invited to join this group in Salt Lake City. Reservations can be made now for a room at the Salt Lake P...

    May 5 - May 11
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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Can’t Get to Sleep? Skip the Melatonin.

I’ve been using genealogy research as a sleep aid for years. Our genes have a big impact on our sleep patterns at any age, but as we get older, we may find it much more difficult to fall asleep. Experts tell us to turn off our electronic devices at least an hour before bedtime, but with a blue-light filter on a small laptop or iPad, you might find it easier to drift off to dreamland […]

Salt Lake City Research Trip May 12-19, 2019

2019 Wales. Ireland. Scotland. England. Family History SocietyW.I.S.E. Research Trip Salt Lake City, May 12-19, 2019 Researchers make their own travel arrangements. CARLTON HOTEL, 140 E. South Temple St., 801-355-3418 The hotel is a comfortable three-block walk to and from the library, or a morning and evening van ride is available at times scheduled by the hotel. Restaurants for lunch and dinner are in walking distance within a three-block area. Rate includes 7 nights hotel, […]