One of SCCGS’s purposes is to preserve records of genealogical significance.

Quarterly and Newsletter

  • Members receive both publications; current issues are posted on the member website.
  • Our award-winning Quarterly journal averages 60 pages per issue. Its name index refers to more than 250,000 instances of our forebears footprint in our county. Read about our Quarterly. Read how to find your ancestor among its pages and order copies of articles.
  • Our 8-page Newsletter publishes member queries and the progress of projects undertaken by SCCGS.

Books are timeless in genealogy

  • Our books for purchase, some digital.
  • Church records are our specialty; many are translated from German. A few of these resources are also on this site.
  • Cemeteries grouped by townships preserve tombstone readings for entire families scattered among them.
  • The St. Clair County Research and Resources Guide has opened doors for many genealogists.
  • Please support our efforts with your donation, or membership, or book purchase.

Website and social media

This, our public website, was “born” in 1997 and revised in 2018, the member website debuted in 2012. A few of our collections are featured on these sites. Keep up to date with our Facebook page and the email sign up form on this site’s home page announce new media, publications, and events.


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