North Central Illinois Genealogical Society

North Central Illinois Genealogical


Box 4635

Rockford, Illinois
61110 - 4635

Chartered in 1979


The purpose of this Society shall be to bring together people of all ages interested in the genealogy of north central Illinois: To discover, collect, and preserve any material which may be helpful in genealogical research in the area, to provide for the cataloging and preservation of such material, and for its accessibility to all who wish to examine and study it, to stimulate and encourage an interest in the genealogy of our ancestors; to promote and publish in periodic publications genealogical material covering counties in north central Illinois, neighboring states, and other areas from which our settlers and ancestors came.


Annual membership dues help defray costs for programs and materials for the Society. The dues year is from December 1st through November 30th and payable in the month of December each year. Individual dues are $12.50; each additional family member is $3.00. A Contributing Membership is $15.00. Life Memberships are $125.00


A subscription to our quarterly publication, Twigs and Branches, is included in your annual membership dues. The quarterly is published in December, March, June, and September of each year. The quarterly includes free queries to members, announcements of meetings, articles on genealogy, and helpful hints. Donations of articles or information for the quarterly are always welcome.

Copies of our quarterlies are exchanged with a number of different societies in both the State of Illinois and other states as well.


Publication prices do not include additional shipping and handling charges. Check for costs before ordering.


For research information, we have available to Society members a Society Genealogist. Please write to the Society for additional information


Meetings are held on the second Saturday of each month, except the summer months of June, July, and August. Unless otherwise announced, meetings begin at 1:30 p.m. in the lower level Auditorium of the Rockford Public Library at 215 North Wyman Street in Rockford. You may access the Auditorium through the Mulberry Street entrance.


Early Days In Rockford by John M. Thurston. This book has been reprinted several times for Society members. Cost: $8.00 plus $2.50 for handling and postage.

Abstracts from Rockford Newspapers gives some interesting information about researching ancestors from the greater Rockford area. Cost: $15.00 plus $2.50 for handling and postage.


Mail this form with a check for dues to:

North Central Illinois Genealogical Society - Box 4635 - Rockford,






Our membership year is from December 1st to November 30th
each year.
See membership dues above. Please insure that your
membership is kept
active by renewing it in December each year.


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