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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

February 7, 2015 
"Hiring a Professional Genealogist"

Bob Rettammel will cover the topic of when to hire
a professional
genealogist, and what to expect once you’ve made the decision. Bob is a registered member
of the Association of Professional Genealogists,
his research specialties include:

Emigration & Immigration; Land Platting;
Land Records; Military; Naturalization; and
German American research.


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.