Funeral Card Collection of the St. Clair County Genealogical Society

The St. Clair County Courthouse completed in 1861

St. Clair County Genealogical
Society (SCCGS)

Helping genealogists discover their Illinois roots since 1977

The first county in Illinois, created in 1790 while still part of the Northwest Territory

SCCGS Funeral Card Collection

Lisa Doussard Plegge, Project Coordinator

Collection Phase in Progress

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The St. Clair County Genealogical Society continues this project to collect, preserve, and make available for genealogical purposes, Funeral Cards for any person whose birth or death occurred in the county.

The Collection index will appear on this webpage and in the Society Quarterly, at which time copies may be requested as outlined below.

To SCCGS Funeral Card Index
(Includes cards processed as of 1 April 2013.)

Sample Cards

Link to Funeral Death Card

19th Century Death Card

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To Donate Cards to the Collection

SCCGS will archive, index, and preserve photocopies, images, or original Funeral Cards donated for this Collection by anyone.

Please download, read, and sign the Funeral Card Donation and Release Form
(requires Adobe Acrobat Reader)
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Send this signed Release, and your Cards
1. to the Society address by U.S. mail, or
2. as images by e-mail to the Funeral Card Project Director.

SCCGS will digitize or photocopy your Cards if you are not able to do so. However, SCCGS will not be responsible for loss or damage during this process. Original Cards are only returned to the donor when accompanied by a self-addressed envelope stamped with adequate postage.

Thank you for your donation to this Collection.

To obtain copies of cards

Non-members may request digital or paper copies for a small fee. Fill out the Funeral Card Request Form.

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SCCGS Members may receive free digital images of any Card in the Collection. Limit two (2) Cards per request.

Provide us with

a. Your Member Code Number, located in the upper left corner of your mailing label
b. The name and date died for each Card desired, as shown in the Funeral Card Database.
c. Send yourrequest for Digital Funeral Card.

Paper copies are available for a small fee. Fill out the Funeral Card Request Form.


St. Clair County Genealogical Society
PO Box 431
Belleville, IL 62222-0431
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Most recently updated 21 April 2013.
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