This section lists the state-wide associations from Illinois State to Tri-State. It then lists county associations from Chicago to DuPage giving details about each one and what resources and publications they offer.
The association was established in 1968. Free databases which include Certified Prairie Pioneers, Family Bible Records Surname Index and Cemetery Locations are accessible on the site.
Members' Ancestor Charts are available and books relating to Prairie Pioneers. They also have a list of links to resources that will be helpful to you when you are conducting research.
They have a number of publications for sale, including a 25 Year Index to ISGS Quarterly, their newsletter that is published quarterly, Family Bible Records Volumes 1 and 2, ISGS Surname Index and Montgomery County Cemeteries.
A list of surnames currently being researched by members is also on the site.Website:
The association was chartered in 1979. They have some publications for sale, which include Abstracts from Rockford Newspapers and Early Days in Rockford by John M Thurston.
These also include Cemetery Compilations, which include:
The organisation was established in 1973. It is possible to download back issues of GSSI newsletters covering Feb-March 2012 to January 2013 in PDF Format.
A number of publications are available, which include:
This association is listed under Indiana.
The association was established in 1967. Their aims are to collect and preserve our ancestors records, and to promote and encourage interest in people who contributed to the establishment of Chicago.
The society has created on-line indexes to Vital Records from Chicago Newspapers 1833-1871.
A number of publications are also available, including: