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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.


We meet at Spring Creek United Church of Christ, 4500 Spring Creek Road, Rockford, IL unless otherwise specified.

All interested persons are welcome! Refreshments will be served.

No cost to attend. For more information, Call:(779) 203-3511 or Email wbcgensociety@gmail.com

Saturday, April 4, 2020 at 1:30 p.m.

Saturday, May 2, 2020 at 1:30 p.m.

Saturday, June 4, 2020 at 6:30 p.m.
Dig Deeper!

Jean Lythgoe has spent 15 years in the Local History & Genealogy Room of the Rockford Public Library. Jean doesn't specialize in any specific area of genealogy. Sheconsiders herself more a generalist, because one never knows what the next question will be.


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