Peoria County

Genealogical Society
  Post Office Box 1489
Peoria, Illinois 61655-1489


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Welcome to the

Peoria County

 Genealogical Society



April 9 Meeting, 6:30PM - Donna Hartwig, Society President, and husband, Jack Hartwig, will present What is the Federation of Genealogical Society and What Does the Society Have to Do With Me?

Remember! General meetings are held the 2nd Thursday monthly (March-November) at 6:30 p.m. Peoria Public Library North Branch

Kim Hanks is the monthly newsletter editor! Please send articles to her at

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The Peoria County Genealogical Society was organized in April of 1973, and charter membership was closed on the 12th day of June 1973 with seventy members. The first issue of "Prairie Roots" was published in the summer of 1974. PCGS NEWS is a monthly newsletter of the Peoria County Genealogical Society that comes out 10 times a year.


The Society's main purpose is to preserve, perpetuate, and replicate the records of our ancestors; with Peoria County Illinois being the primary area of concern.

Send all correspondence to:

Peoria County Genealogical Society
Post Office Box 1489
Peoria, Illinois 61655-1489

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2014 - 2015 Board of Directors




  President - Donna Hartwig
Vice-President/Programming- Rita Marsh
Recording Secretary - Marty Baugher
Corresponding Secretary - Phil Stewart
Treasurer -Michele Richey




Projects Chairperson - Lori Ingersoll
Membership Chairperson - Joan Johnson
Public Relation Chairperson - Betty Smith
Library Chairperson - Becki Leucht
Publication Chairperson - Donna Schlatter



Presidential Appointments

Researcher - Fred Katko
PCGS NEWS Editor - Kim Hanks
PRAIRIE ROOTS Editor - Rita Marsh
Webmaster Laraine Wilson Wessels




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