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Welcome to the Official site of The Christian County Illinois Genealogical Society
"The Original Christian County Society" formed in 1983 & located in the
Christian County Historical Museum's Pence Building

Located near the intersection of Illinois Routes 29 & 48




Events in our area...


  
 

RESOURCES IN OUR RESEARCH LIBRARY

Birth Records * Marriage Records * Census Records * Cemetery Listings
Funeral Home Records * Christian County & City Directories
Christian County & Town Histories * Stories of People and Places
Maps * Military * Misc Local History * Oil Fields / Power Plant / Rail Roads
Local Mine History * CCGS Quarterlies * Churches * Schools *
High School Yearbooks * School Record Books * "How to Research" Publications Lineage Societies
Misc Research * Misc * United States Publication
Illinois county Publications * Area Newspaper on Microfilm
Misc Microfilm * Misc Cassette Tapes * Scrapbooks * Family Histories

Updated 6/28/16)

2017 ISGS Free Webinars

Illinois Gold: Hard to Find But Valuable Prairie State Resources for Genealogical Research
Presenter: Thomas MacEntee
Date: November 14, 2017, 8:00 pm Central
Description: Stuck using the same old resources looking for your Illinois ancestors? Learn how to "mine" an extensive list of archives,
libraries, online sites and unusual places and "strike gold" in your search.

December 2017
Ephemera: Genealogy Gold
Presenter: Sharon S. Atkins
Date: December 12, 2017, 8:00 pm Central
Description: Valuable clues about an ancestorís life are often found by locating different forms of ephemera as well as researching various categories of ephemera. Ephemera can provide a glimpse into the world of your ancestor; whether you find an old postcard, a newspaper article, a graduation program, or something as wonderful as a diary, you can instantly be transported back in time and place to experience your ancestorís life. Examples of how I researched using ephemera in writing two books; including one which centered on Iowa, Nebraska and Illinois research.



2017 CCGS BOARD

President - Jeaninie Biondolino    1st Vice President - Charles Dilley     2nd Vice President - Vauna Stahl
Treasurer - Elaine Lederbrand   Secretary - Irene Rickman    Librarian - Lorrie Meadows-Foor    Genealogist - Joan Pearson-Blood  
  Cemetery Walk - Charles & Shirley Dilley       Publications - Vauna Stahl       Web Page - Joan Pearson-Blood
Directors:    Rick Marucco - 1 yr term  =  Judy Deal - 2 yr term  =  Fran Morgan - 3 yr term  =   Nelvin Sloan




Page last updated 11/2/2017

Email Us at ccgs28@gmail.com
Christian County Genealogical Society * PO Box 28 * Taylorville, IL  62568
Our site is currently undergoing, behind the scenes, renovations.  Please report any problems to the webmaster.  Thank you.
Christian County Historical Society
is holding their
Annual Persimmon Party
Saturday Nov 4th
Activities begin at 10 am
Lunch available on the grounds
Visit their Facebook page for more information