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North Central Illinois Genealogical Society Collection (Winnebago County)


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Collection Overview

Title: North Central Illinois Genealogical Society Collection (Winnebago County), 1986-1988

ID: RHC/RC/188

Extent: 0.5 Linear Feet

Date Acquired: 01/20/1989

Subjects: Cemeteries, Genealogy, North Central Illinois Genealogical Society, Pecatonica (Ill.), Rockford (Ill.), Winnebago County (Ill)

Languages: English

Scope and Contents of the Materials

The North Central Illinois Genealogical Society records consist of 10 volumes of cemetery inscriptions from 8 different townships within Winnebago County, Illinois, 1 volume of surnames which appeared in the Pecatonica News from 1872-1917, and a 1986 directory of members of the Society.

Within the volumes of township cemetery inscriptions, each cemetery is named, inventoried and indexed separately. The location of each cemetery is given at the beginning of its listing. Contents of each cemetery are arranged by headstones row number. The indexes are arranged alphabetically by individual surname.

Collection Historical Note

The North Central Illinois Genealogical Society was organized in March 1979. The Society’s areas of interest and coverage are Winnebago, Boone, Ogle, and Stephenson Counties in Illinois. The purpose of the Society are threefold: to stimulate and encourage an interest in genealogy; to discover, collect and preserve genealogical material; and to promote and publish genealogical material.

Subject/Index Terms

North Central Illinois Genealogical Society
Pecatonica (Ill.)
Rockford (Ill.)
Winnebago County (Ill)

Administrative Information

Repository: Northern Illinois University

Access Restrictions: There are no restrictions on access to the collection.

Use Restrictions: Property rights in the collection belong to the Regional History Center; literary rights are dedicated to the public.

Acquisition Source: Ms. Emma Wilcoxen

Acquisition Method: Ms. Emma Wilcoxen donated the North Central Illinois Genealogical Society records to the Regional History Center on January 20, 1989.

Box and Folder Listing

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Volume 1: Pecatonica Township Cemeteries, circa 1987
Hulse, Lysander, Rose Hill, St. Mary's, Thompson (Watson)
Volume 2: Owen Center Township Cemeteries, no date
Owen Center, Rathbun, Hart
Volume 3: Laona Township Cemeteries, no date
Laona, Seldon (Hanford), Norwegian, Fenlon
Volume 4: Durand Township Cemeteries, no date
Crane School, Durand, Howard (Howard Union), Lutheran (Rock Run - Church Hill), Webster (Oakland - Farmingdale - Turner), St. Mary's
Volume 5: Rockford Township Cemeteries, volume 1, no date
County Farm
Volume 6: Rockford Township Cemeteries, volume 2, circa 1986
Carmon, Davis, Guilford Union (Reid), Kishwaukee, Long, Marsh, Marker at Centennial United Methodist Church
Volume 7: Rockford Township Cemeteries, volume 3, circa 1988
Forest View Abbey
Volume 8: Rockton Township Cemeteries, circa 1987
Rockton, Phillips, Field Burial
Volume 9: Cherry Valley Township Cemeteries, no date
Cherry Valley, Dodge (Brown), Powel, Shirley, Starkey (Union)
Volume 10: Burritt Township Cemeteries, no date
Atkinson (Manchester), Hemenway, North Burritt (Burritt Union), South Burritt (Prospect)
Volume 11: Surnames appearing in filmed abstracts from the Pecatonica News, Pecatonica (Winnebago County), Illinois , December 28, 1872 -November 2, 1917, 1988
Volume 12: Surname index of the North Central Illinois Genealogical Society, circa 1986

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