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The Winnebago & Boone Counties Genealogical Society exists to:

  • Encourage and support genealogical researchers.
  • Promote the discovering, collecting, indexing, and preserving of valued genealogical resources of Winnebago and Boone Counties.
  • Encourage publication of county material and family histories.

Our Next Meeting

May 3, 2014 - Jeff Bockman
"A Gift That Money Can't Buy"

Jeff will discuss various documents to save, the importance of family photographs, and how to properly identify everyone. He will also cover recording your family stories, and how to preserve them for future generations.

May is our last meeting before Summer break. Meetings will resume September 6.

We meet at the Spring Creek United Church of Christ, located at 4500 Spring Creek Road in Rockford, Illinois, unless otherwise noted.

Monthly meetings are held September through May, usually on the first Saturday of the month and start at 1:30 p.m.

What's New

Get the George Valko DNA Handout.

Check out our new Projects page with a link to the completed Cedar Bluff Cemetery database.