Upcoming  ISGS Webinars

Join us on Tuesday, April 14, at 8:00 PM Central, when Drew Smith will present Using Evernote as Your Primary Tool for Capturing Notes and Ideas. To attend this webinar, register at https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/8189883145839699201.

Our March  webinar, Finding Your Femme Fatales: Exploring the Dark Side of Female Ancestors, presented by Lisa A. Alzo, M.F.A., is now available to ISGS members in the Members Section of the ISGS website (http://ilgensoc.org/members.php).

Upcoming Webinars
April 14 – Using Evernote as Your Primary Tool for Capturing Notes and Ideas
Presenter:  Drew Smith
Registration:  https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/8189883145839699201

May 12 – Need Direction? Try City Directories!
Presenter: Jean Wilcox Hibben
Registration:  https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/6094939660972982529

June 9 – Understanding Our Families, Understanding Ourselves
Presenter:  Ron Arons
Registration:  https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/4967076026363157761

For the complete list of upcoming webinars, visit http://ilgensoc.org/cpage.php?pt=234.
And don't forget to spread the word!  Forward this email onto your friends and colleagues, post the information to social media sites and/or your blog/website, or print out a few copies of our webinar flyer to hand out at your local society meetings. The flyer can be accessed at http://bit.ly/isgs2015webinarbrochure .
Support the ISGS Webinar program by making a financial contribution, which will help ISGS expand its educational offerings in a virtual manner.  To learn why we need your help, or to make a contribution, please visit http://ilgensoc.org/cpage.php?pt=345.
Please direct any questions to the ISGS Education Committee at isgseducation@ilgensoc.org.
 The 2015 ISGS Webinar Series is Sponsored by FamilySearch (http://familysearch.org).

Save the Date – 2015 Fall Conference!


Plans are underway for the ISGS 2015 Conference.

October 23rd & 24th 2015









Hilton Chicago/Oak Lawn

  • 9333 S. Cicero Ave
  • Oak Lawn, IL 60453
  • (708) 425-7800

Reservation Room Block

(2015 ISGS Conferences) $119.00 per night


Welcome to the website for the Illinois State Genealogical Society! The ISGS website has been created to enhance your passion for genealogy. It not only features links to ISGS projects, but also links you to other records and resources throughout Illinois including those individual genealogical home pages that have an Illinois connection!

The public is invited to explore the ISGS website and enjoy these features:

  • The current issue of the ISGS Newsletter and archived copies back to 2008
  • Listings of ISGS events and events for Illinois genealogical societies
  • Free databases filled with information on Illinois ancestors
  • A list of Illinois research resources

New ISGS Members will be sent via email login and password instructions. Click on Member Section and enter your login and password to change your profile and to access special members-only databases and resources.

*** If you are having trouble logging in - please contact isgswebmaster@ilgensoc.org ***