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Lake County (IL) Genealogical Society

Lake County (IL) Genealogical Society

Register now for the Annual Workshop on November 11, 2017!

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Held at the Lake Villa Township West Campus
37850 N. Ill. Rt. 59, Lake Villa, IL 60046

The Rank and File: Seeking Our Military Ancestors

Presenters: John Philip Colletta and Michelle Bray-Wilson

Monthly meetings are at the Mundelein Park District building on Midlothian Road in Mundelein,
just northeast of the Fremont Library.

The membership year is from July 1 - June 30.  Membership renewal forms are included in the quarterly newsletter.  If you'd like to become a new member, click here for a membership application form. 

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Register your surnames on our sister site, Lake County GenWeb.

Looking for ancestors in Lake County? Visit the On-line Data page. Here you'll find indexes and lists of surnames from marriages, cemeteries, biographical sketches, centennial books, farmers' directories, etc.

Looking for a particular place in Lake County?
  • Names and locations of towns, post offices, and communities was published in an early issue of the Quarterly of the Lake County (IL) Genealogical Society. (For your info: if you know a town but not the state or county,try the Town Search at Rootsweb.)
  • Lake County cemeteries, locations and whether records have been copied -- see the Local Resources page.
  • Maps of Lake County new and old -- see the Local Resources page.

Need addresses for Lake County information? The Local Resources and Libraries pages will give you email and snail mail addresses for libraries, archives, genealogical and historical societies, government offices, churches, funeral homes, etc.

Planning a research trip to Lake County?
  • Tips for finding unpublished records -- check the Local Resources page.
  • Travel to and in Lake County.
  • Ideas of non genealogy things to do for your family members who tag along your genealogy trip.

Don't forget to check out the Links page and the web sites listed above under "Bookmark These"

Are you new to genealogy? RootsWeb's Guide to Tracing Family Trees will show you more than you ever thought you wanted to know about genealogy.

Are you new to using the Internet or even your own computer? If you are 50+ and live in Lake County, SeniorNet Waukegan will help you gain skills. (There are over 100 of these schools so check for one in your area at 

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LCIGS, PO Box 998, Mundelein, IL 60060-4534
Updated: October 25, 2017