Old Courthouse Museum
Iroquois County Genealogy Society
103 West Cherry Street
Watseka, IL 60970-1524
The Historical Museum and Genealogical Society Archives are located at the address above, one block south of US Hwy 24. The archives are open each business day from 10:00 - 4:00 p.m. Central Time. Publications are available in the Historical Society Gift Shop as well as in The Genealogy Room in the same building. These include many cemetery records.
Letter from the New President . . . Updated - February 2012
Policy Statements of the Society Updated February 2010
Check this page for polices regarding Membership, Publications, Queries, GEDCOMS, Lookups done in Society Archives, and Cost of Copies made at the Society.
- Iroquois County Genealogical Society Membership Form to Print and Send In
- Iroquois County Research Form to Print and Send In - What to expect for your money
- and now use PayPal and order online.
- The Paypal page for Copies and Research Charges .
Publications for Sale Now use PayPal and order online. Updated March 2012
Iroquois County Database
|NEW!! December 2012|
UPDATED April 2009
Photo's from the past will be featured here. A way to share the past with others. If you have some old pictures you think others would like to see - share them here. Check back often this page will hopefully change often.
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Open Monday thru Friday
10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
April 6 & 9 for Easter
May 28 for Memorial Day
Sep 3 for Labor Day
Nov 21, 22, & 23 - Thanksgiving
We will be closed over the Christmas Holidays
December 21, 2012
January 2, 2013
This is to help cut the heating bills by turning down the heat while closed for the holidays.
Please note if bad weather causes
District #9 Schools to close
the Museum/Genealogical Society
will also be closed.
Portrait and Biographical Record
of Iroquois Co., IL; 1893
Chicago; Lake City Publishing Co.
Notices and Things
Look for Mary on WCIA at 4:00 on Tuesday January 17th
32-Year Subject Index of The Iroquois Stalker,
Illinois and Iroquois County Links
Illinois Genealogical Society added March 2002
Iroquois County Historical Society added March 2003
Neighboring Counties' USGenWeb Links
Other Genealogical Links
Here are links to Webpages with a connection to Iroquois County.
Bensema Descendants Home Page added July 2001
The Finch Family Web Page added May 2005
Gockens, Bruningas and Related Families added July 2003
Iroquois & Kankakee Co. Families Added May 2004
Descendants of Thomas Lindsey of Northern Ireland Added August 2007
The Purget/tt,Purgit/tt Family added June 2002
Rab's Ahrens Kids Family Pages added June 2003
Ratliff-Smith and Allied Lines added September 2001
The Family History of William Wedgbury and Elizabeth Wheatland New September 2008
White Family Recorder added August 2003
drawing by Jerry Moore
Pages Designed by Deborah LaFine-Rhoads