This section lists county associations from McHenry to Rock Island providing details about each one and what resources and publications they offer.
The Society is made up of family history researchers from the United States, Canada and Germany.
The association has many volumes relating to genealogy on the shelves of Crystal Lake Public Library and the McHenry Public Library.
An Every Name Index to Ancestor Charts submitted to the group between 1981-1999 is available on their site.
A transcription of early records of St John the Baptist Catholic Church covering the years 1852-1868 is also available.
There are also indexes to:
Numerous publications are available for sale, which incorporate:
Many books, resources and indexes are accessible in their Research Centre, located at Litchfield Museum, which include:
Many publications are also available, including Marriage Records 1821-1885, Census Transcriptions for the 1830-1910 Censuses and indexes of some Montgomery Co. Cemeteries.
Indexes of the 1888 Census of Peoria Township and Bible Records are accessible on their site.
Numerous publications are available, which incorporate:
Many resources are accessible in their Library, which include:
There are also on-line indexes to some Library Resources, including Randolph Co. Death Records 1839-1955, St Mary Help of Christians Catholic Church Vols. I and II and Randolph Co. Early Settlers.
A list of surnames currently being researched by members is accessible.Website:
The association was established in 1972. They have indexed obituaries found in the Rock Island Argus and/or Quad City Times Newspapers from 2005-2011. An index to Rock Island Co. Cemeteries is also on the site.
Many publications are available, including:
A list of surnames currently being researched by members is available.