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  1. Purpose The Illinois State Genealogical Society (ISGS) was formed in 1968 through the cooperative effort and forward thinking of Illinois genealogical society representatives, who envisioned a statewide genealogical organization. ISGS is a not-for-profit, nonsectarian, educational organization. ISGS was established for the following purposes: To stimulate an interest in the people who contributed to the establishment and development of the State of Illinois. To seek, preserve and make available information pertaining to individuals, families and groups who lived in Illinois, recognizing the events that affected them. To inform people about the value of and the need for preserving family and local history for future generations. To encourage and support local and regional genealogical societies. https://ilgensoc.org/ View full record
  2. Purpose The Illinois State Genealogical Society (ISGS) was formed in 1968 through the cooperative effort and forward thinking of Illinois genealogical society representatives, who envisioned a statewide genealogical organization. ISGS is a not-for-profit, nonsectarian, educational organization. ISGS was established for the following purposes: To stimulate an interest in the people who contributed to the establishment and development of the State of Illinois. To seek, preserve and make available information pertaining to individuals, families and groups who lived in Illinois, recognizing the events that affected them. To inform people about the value of and the need for preserving family and local history for future generations. To encourage and support local and regional genealogical societies. https://ilgensoc.org/
  3. Our Mission The mission of the Society is to foster awareness, understanding, research, preservation, and recognition of history in Illinois. http://www.historyillinois.org/Welcome.aspx View full record
  4. Our Mission The mission of the Society is to foster awareness, understanding, research, preservation, and recognition of history in Illinois. http://www.historyillinois.org/Welcome.aspx
  5. A nice records listing which includes various collegiate databases as well. http://www.cyberdriveillinois.com/departments/archives/databases/home.html
  6. A nice records listing which includes various collegiate databases as well. http://www.cyberdriveillinois.com/departments/archives/databases/home.html View full record
  7. The mission of the Chicago Genealogical Society is to collect, preserve and perpetuate the records of our ancestors from Chicago, Illinois. http://www.chicagogenealogy.org/ The Chicago Genealogical Society has published a number of books to to aid in your genealogical research. If you would like to purchase one of these books, please fill out the form here. You may pay online after you have submitted the form, or send a check made out to:
  8. The mission of the Chicago Genealogical Society is to collect, preserve and perpetuate the records of our ancestors from Chicago, Illinois. http://www.chicagogenealogy.org/ The Chicago Genealogical Society has published a number of books to to aid in your genealogical research. If you would like to purchase one of these books, please fill out the form here. You may pay online after you have submitted the form, or send a check made out to: View full record
  9. The Champaign County Genealogical Society (CCGS) welcomes new members whether they are researching extensively in Champaign County, Illinois, or have no ancestors at all to research in our county. The Society promotes genealogical and historical research and aids in the publication, dissemination, and preservation of genealogical and historical material. We welcome you to join us. http://ilccgs.org/ On the second Wednesday of each month, from 7:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m., a member of the Champaign County Genealogical Society (CCGS) will be available to provide assistance to any researcher. Please stop by the Archives in the Urbana Free Library on any of the following nights for genealogy assistance: February 8, 2017 March 8, 2017 April 12, 2017 May 10, 2017 June 14, 2017 Every Wednesday the Archives is open from 10:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m. and Archives staff will assist researchers. However on the second Wednesday of the month, a CCGS member is available to provide additional assistance from 7:00-8:30.
  10. The Champaign County Genealogical Society (CCGS) welcomes new members whether they are researching extensively in Champaign County, Illinois, or have no ancestors at all to research in our county. The Society promotes genealogical and historical research and aids in the publication, dissemination, and preservation of genealogical and historical material. We welcome you to join us. http://ilccgs.org/ On the second Wednesday of each month, from 7:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m., a member of the Champaign County Genealogical Society (CCGS) will be available to provide assistance to any researcher. Please stop by the Archives in the Urbana Free Library on any of the following nights for genealogy assistance: February 8, 2017 March 8, 2017 April 12, 2017 May 10, 2017 June 14, 2017 Every Wednesday the Archives is open from 10:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m. and Archives staff will assist researchers. However on the second Wednesday of the month, a CCGS member is available to provide additional assistance from 7:00-8:30. View full record
  11. The DuPage County Genealogical Society is an incorporated, 501(C)(3) not-for-profit organization. It was founded in 1974 as the Lombard Suburban Genealogical Society. Our focus is on providing education for genealogists, and assisting in preserving and making available local records of genealogical interest. http://www.dcgs.org/ General membership meetings are held at 7:00 p.m., with social time beginning at 6:30 p.m., the third Wednesday of each month, in September, October, November, January, February, April, and May. There are no general member meetings in June, July, August, December, and March - see our annual conference. General Membership Meetings are held in the Lower Level Meeting Room at the Wheaton Public Library, 225 N. Cross Street, Wheaton. An elevator is available.
  12. The DuPage County Genealogical Society is an incorporated, 501(C)(3) not-for-profit organization. It was founded in 1974 as the Lombard Suburban Genealogical Society. Our focus is on providing education for genealogists, and assisting in preserving and making available local records of genealogical interest. http://www.dcgs.org/ General membership meetings are held at 7:00 p.m., with social time beginning at 6:30 p.m., the third Wednesday of each month, in September, October, November, January, February, April, and May. There are no general member meetings in June, July, August, December, and March - see our annual conference. General Membership Meetings are held in the Lower Level Meeting Room at the Wheaton Public Library, 225 N. Cross Street, Wheaton. An elevator is available. View full record
  13. The McHenry County Illinois Genealogical Society is a non-profit, tax exempt organization of family history researchers from all over the United States, Canada and Germany. The purpose of the McHenry County Illinois Genealogical Society (MCIGS) is to foster an interest in genealogy, provide instruction in current research methods and practices, and support the preservation of and access to genealogical and historical records. http://www.mcigs.org/ Our general meetings are free and open to the public. We typically meet on the second Thursday of each month. Beginning in January 2015, we will begin meeting at The Pointe, located at 5650 NW Hwy in Crystal Lake. (Next to Target) Feel free to show up early for an opportunity to socialize or share your research challenges.
  14. The McHenry County Illinois Genealogical Society is a non-profit, tax exempt organization of family history researchers from all over the United States, Canada and Germany. The purpose of the McHenry County Illinois Genealogical Society (MCIGS) is to foster an interest in genealogy, provide instruction in current research methods and practices, and support the preservation of and access to genealogical and historical records. http://www.mcigs.org/ Our general meetings are free and open to the public. We typically meet on the second Thursday of each month. Beginning in January 2015, we will begin meeting at The Pointe, located at 5650 NW Hwy in Crystal Lake. (Next to Target) Feel free to show up early for an opportunity to socialize or share your research challenges. View full record
  15. The purpose of the Tazewell County Genealogical & Historical Society is: To seek, preserve, and make available pertinent data for the use of individuals, families, and groups interested in tracing persons, incidents, and events in history as they took place, especially in Tazewell County. To inform people of the value of and need for the preservation of family and local history. To encourage the preservation of public and private records of educational, patriotic, historical, and individual personal significance, and to promote publication of related materials for public use. To receive, hold, and invest moneys, dues, gifts, sales receipts, interest, etc., and to hold and administer property for the benefit of the Society and its educational purposes as provided in Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. https://www.tcghs.org/ The Tazewell County Genealogical & Historical Society (TCGHS) library is located in the Ehrlicher Research Center at the above address. The library is open Monday 9 am-1 pm, Tuesday 9 am-1 pm & 7-9 pm, Wednesdays 9 am-4:30 pm, Thursday-Friday 9 am-1 pm, and Sundays 2-4:30 pm central standard time (closed on holidays and holiday weekends). The library is staffed with one or moretrained volunteer genealogists. Since we do depend on volunteers, unexpected closings can occur but are very rare. If you are coming through town and can't stop by during our normal hours, email us and we'll try to make arrangements to meet you at the library.