Monday, October 24, 2011

Genealogical Resources of the Illinois State Archives and IRAD

Greg Cox will present, “Genealogical Resources of the Illinois State Archives and IRAD” at the Saturday, November 19, 2011 meeting of the British Interest Group of Wisconsin & Illinois (BIGWILL) from 10:00 am until 12:00 noon at the Community Church, 5714 Broadway, Richmond, IL.

The Illinois State Archives in Springfield is a repository for an extremely diverse range of records which can be useful to genealogists. The Illinois Regional Archives Depositories (IRAD), located on seven university campuses, house and service local government records such as county board proceedings, land deeds, tax records, voter registration, naturalization records, probate records, court files, etc.

Greg Cox, Archivist of the Illinois State Archives, has lectured to many audiences about the resources of the archives.

BIGWILL, a genealogical special interest group for those who wish to research family history and ancestry in the British Isles, meets at 10:00 am on the third Saturday of January, March, May, July, September and November at the Community Church, 5714 Broadway (2 blocks west of Hwy 12) in Richmond, IL. Please check our website for more information at

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