SCCGS-Member Benefits and Application

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completed in 1861

St. Clair County Genealogical Society (SCCGS)

Helping genealogists discover their Illinois roots since 1977.

Member Benefits and Application

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Print, or, fill-in online and print, then mail this
Membership Application

Here is a free pedigree chart (scroll down to Record of Ancestry). Mail it with your application for our files at the library (optional).

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Members' Surnames of Interest appear on Let's Collaborate!. Posted surnames are an SCCGS Member benefit.

In addition to the wonderful databases currently on this, the Society's public website, . . .

The Members' Website features exclusive content, for starters:

  • SCCGS members have remote access to digital images of the Belleville-News Democrat 1901-1952. More years are added annually. Apply now and be sure to renew each October for uninterrupted access.
  • Early Family Files -- compiled data on 125 St. Clair County families with roots principally along the eastern seaboard, Kentucky, and Tennessee before 1850.
  • SCCGS Newsletter. Beats the Post Office every time!
  • St. Peter's Catholic Church 1859-1909 burials (Belleville)
  • Bible records
  • Deaths recorded at the courthouse 1877-1899 (updated periodically)
  • Declarations and naturalizations filed in County Court 1864-1906
  • Daily Advocate news abstracts 1926 ( other than vital stats)
  • 400 family-focused obituaries of St. Clair countians with free digital image
  • 1890 business and personal tidbits
  • 1941 Farm Families Competition
  • St. Clair history and biography indexes
  • Classroom " Learn" section supplements the St Clair Research and Resources: A Genealogist's Guide
  • Account page to manage your membership, mailings, submit queries and add surnames
  • More planned to help break down those brick walls

All content on the Society website is Board approved.

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This page updated 30 July 2015 .
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