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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

November 7, 2015 at 1:30 p.m.

"Searching for French-Canadians"
Our speaker will be Michelle Wilson.

The French-Canadian record is extraordinarily complete and well-indexed.  If you have any French-Canadian ancestors, you are in luck ! Learn the tricks that will have you uncovering vast swaths of your pedigree in the space of a single weekend.

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.