Stark County Illinois Genealogical Society

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Stark County
Genealogical Society

P.O. Box 83
Toulon, Illinois 61483-0083

Send all correspondence to: Kay Ingles, Corresponding Secretary


The Stark County Genealogical Society was organized on June 27, 1992. The purpose of the society is to collect, organize and store written and visual records of the county, also to offer research services by mail and at the Library. All to make researching in Stark County a joyful experience!

Visitors Are Always Welcome!

Our library and research rooms are at 115 S. Franklin St., Toulon, IL 61483, South of the State Bank of Toulon, right behind the bank. We are open Tuesdays from 2:00 to 4:00 PM, and Saturdays from 10:00 AM to 12:00 noon. It is always a good idea to phone ahead when traveling in from out of town, and we will be prepared to assist you with your research. Call or e-mail President Sharon Perkins, 309-853-4545, Vice President Don Schmidt 309-286-3104, Researcher Floyd Ham, 309-286-6281, or Researcher Roger Engstrom 309-896-3041.


Membership runs from July 1 through June 30.

To apply for membership, send the following information and the appropriate fee (check or money order only) to Stark County Genealogical Society, P.O. Box 83, Toulon, Illinois 61483-0083.

  • Name (first, middle, last and maiden name)
  • Address
  • Phone
  • Occupation
  • Date and place of birth
  • Surnames of interest in Stark County
  • Other surnames of interest.

Membership Type

Additional Family Member$1
Lifetime$150 (one time payment)


Himes Cemetery Follow this link to information about the Himes Cemetery in Goshen Township, including some photographs and a detailed listing of tombstone inscriptions.
Publications This link will take you to a listing of publications available from the society, including census records, cemetery records and county histories.
Newsletters Here you will find SCGS newsletters.
Links Links to more information about Stark County.

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