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Index to MCGS's
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Thanks you to MCGS Board member
William P. LaBounty
for contributing his wonderful
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News
    
UPCOMING EVENTS:

 

MCGS MEETING October 15, 2019

TOPIC: "Using the DAR GRS to Find Your Ancestors"

The October meeting of The McLean County Genealogical Society will be held on Tuesday, October 15, 2019 beginning at 7 pm at the MCLEAN COUNTY MUSEUM OF HISTORY BUILDING, 200 North Main Street, Bloomington, IL, in the Governor Fifer Courtroom on the 2nd floor. Please use the south entrance on Washington Street.

Come learn about the Daughters of the American Revolution's  free Genealogical Research System databases and how they can help with your research. You don't even have to have a Revolutionary War soldier!

Our speaker will be Carol Genung. She is the owner of Illuminated Ancestries and is a professional genealogist specializing in DNA evidence and Midwestern research. She also writes and lectures on a variety of DNA and genealogy topics. She has been researching for nearly 30 years, and has a Certificate in Genealogical Research from Boston University. She holds positions as an MCGS board member and editor of MCGS's journal Gleanings, as Regent of her DAR chapter, and as a volunteer at the Stevenson-Ives genealogy library.

Everyone is welcome to attend this interesting program. Refreshments will be served. For questions or more information, please contact Pat Perkins at 309-454-4371.

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MCGS MEETING November 19, 2019

TOPIC: Installation of officers, dessert social and discussion of Cemetery Stones That Tell a Story

The November meeting of The McLean County Genealogical Society will be held on Tuesday,November 19, 2019 beginning at 7 pm at the MCLEAN COUNTY MUSEUM OF HISTORY BUILDING, 200 North Main Street, Bloomington, IL, in the Governor Fifer Courtroom on the 2nd floor. Please use the south entrance on Washington Street.

We will have our annual installation of officers and dessert social. OUr topic of discussion is Cemetery Stones That Tell a Story.

Everyone is welcome to attend this meeting. Refreshments will be served. For questions or more information, please contact Pat Perkins at 309-454-4371.

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MCGS Publication!

East Lawn Memorial Gardens Cemetery
of Bloomington, Illinois
Interment Records
McLean County Cemetery Records
Volume MC 22

300 Pages   Nearly 1,200 Burials!

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Don't miss these INDEXES:

Elmer E. Garst's Record Book
containing the names, births, and deaths
of residents of Stanford, IL

Former Names of Bloomington-Normal Streets
&
Sources of Bloomington-Normal Street Names

1,980+ NAMES with MORE updates to come!
Index to MCGS's Vertical Surname Files

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