SCGS Announcements

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


Check it out!

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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


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

Monday, 13 Aug 9am to noon — Karen
Tuesday, 14 Aug 1pm to 5pm — Terry
Wednesday, 15 Aug 10am to 2pm — Lois

3pm to 5pm — Jim

Thursday, 16 Aug 9am to 1pm — Merry

2pm to 6pm — Donna
Friday, 17 Aug  9am to noon — Jane


Open Saturdays in Aug 2018
4th 1pm to 4pm — Nancy
11th 9am to noon — Jane
18th 9am to noon — Jane
25th 9am to noon — Jane

For appointments during other hours, email
Please give at least 72 hours advance notice.

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