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.


Check it out!


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, 17 Sep — Jane
Tuesday, 18 Sep 1pm to 5pm — Nancy
Wednesday, 19 Sep 10am to 2pm — Lois
Thursday, 20 Sep 9am to noon — Merry
2pm to 6pm — Donna
Friday, 21 Sep  9am to 11am — Nancy


Saturdays in September 2018
9am to noon — Jane or Nancy

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