Welcome to the Official site of
The Christian County Genealogical Society
"The Original Christian County Society"
formed in 1983 & located in the Christian
County Historical Museum's, Pence Building,
near the intersection of Illinois Routes 29 & 48
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Page last updated 2/8/2015

Email Us at ccgs28@gmail.com
Christian County Genealogical Society * PO Box 28 * Taylorville, IL  62568

Meet Our Board

  "I was actually interested in knowing about my ancestors for quite some time. Perhaps my taking so long to get into it was the lack of really knowing how to start gathering and organizing it.  No knowledge at all about the whole process.
    Then enters Vauna Stahl who has been ruthless in her addiction to genealogy and making sure that I get my "stuff" together and get it done.  By the time I realized what was happening, she had already helped my Uncle Bob with getting my Dad's side traced back to the Revolutionary War.
    Meanwhile, on my Mom's side, a cousin, Donna Johnson Phillips, living in Texas had been at it for a LONG time too.  So, I had two sides well on their way to being perfect.
    I have learned there is so much more than just recording your family tree. You find people in genealogy that have special projects dear to their heart and do things to reach out and teach anyone who is willing to learn.  I have been lucky to find great friends here at the Christian County Genealogical Society and I know their whole hearts are in it for more than just Their family trees."

Elaine Lederbrand

How did you become interested in Genealogy?

Click here to see how members of the CCGS Board answered that question.

Family Tree Seminar
Presented by the Christian County Genealogical Society

Thur March 26, 2015
6:00 - 7:30 PM
Taylorville Public Library

Free to the Public
Click here to veiw flyer

Mark Your Calendars

Chicken/Noodle Dinner

Persimmon Festival

Click here to find
these dates and more!

2015 Webinars from the Illinois State Genealogical  Society

March 10th  - Finding Your Memme Fatales: Exploring the Dark Side of Female Ancestors
April 14th  - Using Evernot as Your Primary Tool for Capturing Notes and Ideas
May 12th  - Need Direction?  Try City Directories
June 9th  - Understaind our Families, Understanding Ourselves
July 14th  - Dissect Obituaries for New Clues
August 11th  - School Daze - Finding and Using School records to Trace Our Ancestors
September 8th  - Using Tax Records for Genealogial Problem Solving
October 13th  - Polish Genealogy  - Four Steps to Successful Research
November 10th  - In-laws and Outlaws: The Bylaws of Talking About the Family Skeletons
December 8th  - The US Federal Census:  Good, Bad and Ugly for Genealogists

      Click here for details about FREE monthly webinars
that are open to the public
From the Archives - "Memories of a Central Illinois Farmer" By John A. Brookens - Check it out!