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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, November 4, 2017 at 1:30 p.m.

“Oh, The Wonderful Things You’ll See at NIU’s Regional History Center”

Cindy Ditzler is the director of the Regional History Center, the University Archivist for Northern Illinois University, and the on campus supervisor for the Illinois Regional Archives Depository (IRAD). She visited us in 1996 and 2007, and will update us on what’s happened at IRAD over the past 10 years.


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Get the George Valko DNA Handout.

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