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The Iroquois County Genealogical Society

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.

Iroquois County Database

Iroquois County data such as the Bible Records, Census, Naturalizations, Cemeteries, and More.

NEW!! June 2014

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Updated March 2009

Sep Palin

Baroness Fern Andra

The Watseka Wonder

Timothy Webster

Henry Bacon

The Famous Meara Case

Mary Agnes Meara Chase

Harold Gray

Allan Pinkerton and Larch Farm

Photo Album

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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The Iroquois County Genealogical Society


Open Monday thru Friday
10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.



April 18 & 21 for Easter

May 26 for Memorial Day

July 4th

Sep 1 for Labor Day

Nov 26, 27, & 28 - Thanksgiving

We will be closed over the Christmas Holidays

December 22, 2014
January 2, 2015

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.

Biography Corner

Updated August 2002
Portrait and Biographical Record
of Iroquois Co., IL; 1893
Chicago; Lake City Publishing Co.

Bulletin Board
Updated June 2014

Notices and Things

Open House
We will be having an Open House for our General Meeting
Tuesday April 22, 2014 from 9 to 4.
There will snacks and volunteers available to help with your research.

Illinois Genealogical Society to Host Round Table

The Illinois State Genealogical Society (ISGS) has choosen us to host this years RoundTable
When: June 21, 2014 Time: 10 -- 4
Where: Old Court House Museum at 103 W. Cherry St., Watseka, IL 60970
Why: To discover the needs of your Society, what great things your Society does, what others are doing and how ISGS can promote and help you achieve your societal goals.

A Trip to Fort Wayne
Be sure to sign up if you plan to go with us to Fort Wayne this summer.
We are planning to leave early Wednesday, July 30, 2014 and return that evening.

Cemetery Walk
Check back for more information as this is in the plans for September.

Board Meetings
4th Tuesday of every month
except December
Time is 9 a.m.


Don't Forget!
We can be open on a Saturday by Appointment


32-Year Subject Index of The Iroquois Stalker,
1971 through 2005
and the subject index for the 2006 and 2007 Issues
UPDATED January 2007

The Name Index is available for Vol I thru X

The Iroquois Stalker is published quarterly by the Iroquois County Genealogical Society.

Illinois and Iroquois County Links

Neighboring Counties' USGenWeb Links

Other Genealogical Links
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Personal Homepages
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Old Court House
The Old Court House
Middleport, Iroquois
County, Illinois
ca. 1860

drawing by Jerry Moore

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