Research Aids

From SCCGS

We hope you are not surprised, but many St. Clair County resources are not on the Internet. 

  • Let’s Collaborate! Surnames our members are researching. Want to connect with us?
  • Queries – Questions about your ancestor are published in the Society Newsletter and Quarterly. Free to members, non-members pay a fee. Read about queries here.
  • Open some doors with St. Clair County Research and Resources: A Genealogist’s Guide, a book available at a reduced price for SCCGS members. Updates and new databases are posted to the member website.
  • Our monthly programs feature genealogy topics of interest. Visitors always welcome.
  • Tips for researching your ancestor: pitfalls, advice, research plan example.

 

 

Local resources

County courthouse, libraries

 

Education

Whether you attend in person or view select lectures online, a conference is well worth the experience and money spent. We have no reservations saying you will come away energized, focused, and knowledgeable.

National and regional genealogy society conferences

Illinois State GS      RootsTech       Federation of GS       National GS     St. Louis GS

Online classes

Illinois State GS      National GS Learning Center and Census tutorial     BCG’s 10-Minute Methodology

Videos and webinars

FamilySearch     Illinois State GS     National Archives Genealogy Resources

 

Professional services

Learning tools, tips, and in-depth research by others are available at these sites (not an endoresment).

Hiring a professional tips by APG    BCG     ICAPGen 

 

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