Welcome!

The Stephenson County Genealogical Society welcomes residents and researchers from around the globe with ties to Stephenson County, Illinois, USA to access information and request assistance in your family history journey.  (Daily hours of the Frances Woodhouse Local History Room for history and genealogy research below.)

SCGS Announcements

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Vital Records (Births, Deaths, Marriages) Currently Available through SCGS:

BIRTHS:  May 3, 1855 to March 13, 1916
DEATHS:  January 6, 1878 to December 23, 1966
MARRIAGES:  June 24, 1837 to December 29, 1940

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Stephenson County Genealogical Society conducts genealogical research for no charge!   Volunteers try to accomplish most research requests within one week.

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SCGS VOLUNTEER HOURS

RESEARCH – PRESERVATION – EDUCATION

Frances Woodhouse Local History Room
Freeport Public Library, 100 Douglas St. Freeport, IL

Monday — 9:10am to Noon
Tuesday — 1:10pm to 4pm
Wednesday — 9:10am to Noon
Thursday — 9:10am to 1pm
Thursday — 2:10pm to 6pm
Friday — 9:10am to Noon

Saturday — 9:10am to Noon

For appointments during other hours, email StephensonCountyGS@gmail.com
Please give at least 72 hours advance notice.

Banner photos from the Larson Collection, property of the Stephenson County Genealogical Society