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

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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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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

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

Monday, 25 Jun 9am to noon — Jane
Tuesday, 26 Jun  1pm to 5pm — Terry
Wednesday, 27 Jun 10am to 2pm — Lois
Thursday, 28 Jun 9am to 1pm — Merry
2pm to 6pm — Donna
Friday, 29 Jun  9am to noon — Nancy
3pm to 6pm — Jim


Open Saturdays in June 2018
2nd 9am to Noon — Jane
9th 1pm to 4pm — Nancy
16th 9am to noon — Jane
23rd 1pm to 4pm — Nancy
30th 9am to noon — Jane

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