Our Society Quarterly

Click here for Quarterly Surname Index and Table of Contents

SCCGS strongly encourages thorough exploration of its QuarterlyThe effort is often worth the time. The Quarterly

  • averages 60 pages of genealogically significant information gleaned from civil and religious records, businesses, and more.
  • printed a 31-page topical index to Quarterly issues in Volume 40 Number 4 (2017).
  • chronicled some Notable Series (some outlined below)
  • surname index is online at the link above. Is your ancestor named among the quarter million already published?

The Society offers a copy service of quarterly pages for a small fee when an issue is out of print. Several societies or libraries across the U.S. receive each issue, for example, the Illinois State Genealogical Society, Allen County Public Library (Indiana), St. Louis County Library on Lindbergh Avenue, and the Family History Library in Salt Lake City, Utah.

Notable series

  • 1850-1880 census mortality schedules
  • 1862 military census for the county
  • 1880 federal census extracts for St. Clair
  • deaths filed at the courthouse 1877-1910, ongoing



  • marriages 1906 – 1938, ongoing; continues where the statewide database ends
  • military discharges A – Z on file in the Recorder’s office
  • will and intestate probate indexes 1770s – 1964

Do you have a family story or record index to share?

SCCGS’s readers are interested in the origins of immigrant ancestors, their livelihood after settlement, abstracts of business and county records, and articles explaining how you found an elusive ancestor. Share your idea with the SCCGS Quarterly Editor.

The member website has sample articles and formatting suggestions.

SCCGS reserves the right to edit, accept, or reject submissions. Authors of original texts retain copyright and will sign an agreement permitting the Society to publish and reprint the article the Board deems appropriate.

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