Logo: St. Clair County Courthouse
completed in 1861
St. Clair County Genealogical Society (SCCGS)
Helping genealogists discover their Illinois roots since 1977.
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General Membership InformationMembers receive a membership card once the application is processed. All applications take 4 to 8 weeks to fully process. Renewing members should include a stamped, self-addressed envelope with their renewal, if a card is desired.
New membership applications received before September 30th will apply to the current calendar year (unless otherwise directed), and to the following year if received after September 30th.*
All memberships expire December 31. Thank you for your patience!
SCCGS has no central office or office manager; applications take 4 to 8 weeks to complete the cycle from the post office box via the secretary, treasurer, then membership chair and finally, member web access volunteer, depending when the application arrives at the post office. Reports are generated around the first Thursday of each month and sent to all committees. Generally, mail is distributed twice a month.
Our publications team processes orders within about two weeks from time of receipt. Our volunteers appreciate your patience as they accomplish their tasks on your behalf.
The Quarterly, published 4 times per year, averages 60 pages per issue. Members receive all four issues for the calendar year they joined and may OPT-IN for a digital version in lieu of paper. Is your ancestor among the 200,000 references published in our Quarterly?
Members also receive ten issues of the Newsletter annually. Members may OPT-IN for a digital newsletter version in lieu of paper which is posted in the member website for all members.Queries by members may be submitted to the Newsletter Editor. Please include your contact information and SCCGS member number (located in upper right corner of the mailing label).
Surnames of your St. Clair County ancestors are posted on the "Let's Collaborate" webpage to facilitate collaboration with non-members. Surnames may be mailed with your application or e-mailed to Membership.
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Created 20 January 2012, updated 9 May 2017. Authorized by SCCGS Board of Directors.