The Stephenson County Genealogical Society welcomes residents and researchers from around the globe with ties to Stephenson County 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

1 of 4

Congratulations to Karen Hutmacher on her re-election as SCGS Correspondence Secretary!

Congratulations to Jane Ward on her election to the position of SCGS President!

2 of 4

Join SCGS at the Senior Resource Center!

Monday, November 19th  :  1:00pm to 2:30pm
206 E Stephenson St, Freeport, IL

Create a unique gift for your grandkids this Christmas.
Using the Grandparents’ genealogical journey questions from part 1, options for ways to engage today’s youth in yesterday’s stories.

3 of 4

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

4 of 4

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


Check it out!

SCGS Volunteers in the
Frances Woodhouse Local History Room
Freeport Public Library, 100 Douglas St. Freeport, IL

Monday, 12 Nov — Closed
Tuesday, 13 Nov 1pm to 4pm — Terry
Wednesday, 14 Nov 9am to 2pm — Lois
Thursday, 15 Nov 9am to noon — Merry
2:00pm to 6pm — Donna
Friday, 16 Nov 9am to noon — Nancy


Saturdays in November 2018
3 Nov 9am to noon — Jane
10 Nov 9am to noon — Nancy
17 Nov 9am to noon — Jane
24 Nov 9am to noon — Nancy

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