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.


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

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Next meeting: Thursday, August 2nd
Freeport Family History Center

Freeport Family History Center
1716 Forest Drive
Parking available
All doors will be open; signage will direct us to meeting space

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

Monday, 16 Jul 9am to noon — Karen
Tuesday, 17 Jul  1pm to 5pm — Terry
Wednesday, 18 Jul 10am to 2pm — Lois

3pm to 5pm — Jim

Thursday, 19 Jul 9am to 1pm — Merry

2pm to 6pm — Donna
Friday, 20 Jul  9am to noon — Nancy


Open Saturdays in July 2018
7th 1pm to 4pm — Nancy
14th 9am to noon — Jane
21st 1pm to 4pm — Nancy
28th 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