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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.



Saturday, May 6, 2017 at 1:30 p.m.

“Who, What, When, and How of Researching the Women In Your Family Tree”      
Tracing the female side of your family tree can be a bit difficult and frustrating, but it is also one of the most rewarding challenges of genealogy research.  
Karen Heinrich, owner of Heritage Detectives, will help us explore alternative strategies for locating the records that document the lives of our female ancestors. 


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