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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

Saturday, February 6, 2016 at 1:30 P.M.

“Zouaves, First & Finest ”

Terry Dyer is a lifelong resident of Northern Illinois, and avid Civil War researcher.

Terry will take us into the finer details of this group of soldiers, and the time period in and around the Rockford

Bring your Civil War veteran and battle questions to be answered by one of the area‘s most knowledgeable local historians.

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.