The Iroquois County Genealogical Society

Museum
Old Courthouse Museum
Iroquois County Genealogy Society
103 West Cherry Street
Watseka, IL 60970-1524
Phone-(815)432-3730
Mail ICGS


     The Historical Museum and Genealogical Society Archives are located at the address above, one block south of US Hwy 24. The archives are open each business day from 10:00 - 4:00 p.m. Central Time. Publications are available in the Historical Society Gift Shop as well as in The Genealogy Room in the same building. These include many cemetery records.


Iroquois County Database

Iroquois County data such as the Bible Records, Census, Naturalizations, Cemeteries, and More.

January 2021
  • Scotland Scottish Clans and Castles -- by Loarn Robertson was postponed from March 2020 to upcoming. We are still on Loarn's calendar just have to wait for things to open up. We are hoping April or May. We will let you know as soon as we can get this set up.

  • Across the Miles with Mary
    Since the Old Court House Museum is closed due to Covid, Genealogy is offering Across the Miles with Mary, you can call 815-432-3730 and Mary will assist your research over the phone.

  • Our New Web Address and our pages have been moved here.
    WELCOME

  • 1985 History of Iroquois County -- Originally by Iroquois County Historical and Genealogical Societies
    -- This book had been sold out for a while and we had it reprinted. Books are in Genealogy and ready for purchase.


  
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FAMOUS
IROQUOIS
COUNTIANS

Updated March 2009

Sep Palin

Baroness Fern Andra

Timothy Webster

Henry Bacon

The Famous Meara Case

Mary Agnes Meara Chase
More of the story

Harold Gray

Allan Pinkerton and Larch Farm

Photo Album

UPDATED April 2009

Photo's from the past will be featured here. A way to share the past with others. If you have some old pictures you think others would like to see - share them here. Check back often this page will hopefully change often.

Biography Corner

Updated August 2002
Portrait and Biographical Record
of Iroquois Co., IL; 1893
Chicago; Lake City Publishing Co.

Upcoming Events
Updated August 2019


AND A LOOK AT 2021

Closed
January and February 2021

Closed March
except by appointment

Call for more information


Scotland - Scottish Clans and Castles

The Scotland program with Loarn Robertson
was postponed due to weather and Covid

Mr. Robertson still has us on his calendar for the program.
We are hoping to get this going in April or May
Will update this as soon as we get a date

Call Genealogy for more information 815-432-3730


Happy Birthday Party
This was to be our 50th anniversary Birthday Party

So on June 26, 2021
We will try once again to have a 51st Birthday Party
With some speakers lined up.

Check back for more


Iroquois County Fair

There was a change in the dates
Fair will be July 13-18, 2021

Stop by our booth and say Hi
We have a new duck game. See you there!


Annual Cemetery Walk
September 2021

We are still working on this - call with your cemetery suggestions.


Harvest Daze
October 1-3, 2021

We hope to be serving Ham and Beans in the big tent.

Give us a call if you think we should add potato soup and chili to the menu.


Our Annual Meeting
November 6, 2021


The Volunteer Dinner
On December 15, 2021



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The Iroquois County Genealogical Society



2021 CALENDAR



Closed for Now
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But normally
Open Monday thru Friday
10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

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DATES CLOSED

April 2 for Easter

May 31 for Memorial Day

July 4th

Sep 6 for Labor Day

Nov 25 & 26 - Thanksgiving

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We will be closed over the Christmas Holidays

Closed
December 24, 2020
thru
January 3, 2021

This is to help cut the heating bills by turning down the heat while closed for the holidays.

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Please note if bad weather causes
District #9 Schools to close
the Museum/Genealogical Society
will also be closed.




Board Meetings

1st Tuesday of every month
Time is 9 a.m.

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Don't Forget!
We can be open on a
Saturday
by Appointment


Bulletin Board
Updated September 2018



Welcome


THE STALKER

32-Year Subject Index of The Iroquois Stalker,
1971 through 2005
and the subject index for the 2006 and 2007 Issues
UPDATED January 2007


The Name Index is available for Vol I thru X

The Iroquois Stalker is published quarterly by the Iroquois County Genealogical Society.



Illinois and Iroquois County Links

Neighboring Counties' USGenWeb Links


Other Genealogical Links
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Personal Homepages
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Old Court House
The Old Court House
Middleport, Iroquois
County, Illinois
ca. 1860


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