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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

April 11, 2015 at 1:30 p.m.

Boone County Historical Museum, 314 S. State St., Belvidere, IL

"What's Available Through the LDS Family History Libraries"

Rebecca McElhaney, Director of the Rockford Family History Center, will discuss what types of information and equipment researchers have available at our local center. She will also be able to field questions and give direction on what can be requested from the main Salt Lake City library collection.

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.