Preserving the Past, Enriching the Future

Welcome to the Rock Island County Illinois Genealogical Society! The Society  was established in 1972 to help preserve and perpetuate members' ancestral records. Our goal is to help assist members in genealogical research and educate the community on the importance of Rock Island County history.

Upcoming Events

  • April 10th: 6:30 pm Board Meeting at Oak Room of Butterworth Center
  • April 22nd: 7:00 pm Meeting - Speaker, Gretchen Small on “Mattie Poole Pottery Butterworth Education Center
  • April 26th: 8:00 am to 4:00 pm - 40th Annual Quad Cities Genealogical Conference


RICIGS/SCIGS Annual Conference

40th Annual Quad Cities Genealogical Conference

8:00 am to 4:00 pm

Saturday, April 26, 2014

Viking Club of Moline, 1450 41st Street, Moline, Illinois

Speaker: Jeanne Larzalere Bloom

Click here for Conference Brochure and Registration


April 2014 Meeting

Tuesday, Apr. 22nd 7:00 pm

"Mattie Poole Pottery"

Presented by Gretchen Small, 
Program Director at 
Deere Wiman House

Butterworth Education Center

701 12th Avenue, Moline IL


Click here for Summer Class Schedule


Board Meetings

2nd Thursday of each month

6:30 at Oak Room of Butterworth Center

1105 8th Street, Moline, IL

All members welcome!


Surnames Needed

RICIGS Members: We are in need of your family surnames that you are researching to add to our master list. This is a great way to help other genealogists on their research or connect with a possible family member. They will be added to our Surnames page: Surnames


Members may submit a list of Surnames they are researching by using the Member's Surname Submission form. Click here to get the form

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