DuPage County Genealogical Society
DuPage County Genealogical Society

DuPage County Marriage Index 1839-1932
First-time release of DuPage County marriages, indexed by DCGS members, is now available as a DCGS member benefit. 
Members log in then click on the Marriage Index link.

It's Membership Renewal Time
Memberships expired at the end of May, please renew soon.  
Details can be found on the Join/Renew Now page.
We don't meet during the summer months, June, July and August, we'll see you in September. Program dates, times and topics will be listed within the Events menu.
At our May meeting we elected 
Officers for 2020-2021
President - Jenny Warner
VP Programs - Julie Bartimus
VP Membership - Jean Gieraltowski
Treasurer - Jerry Gieraltowski
Recording Secretary - Maureen Fawkes
Corresponding Secretary - Chuck Matze
We have available opportunities. Join the team and volunteer your time and talents to give back to the genealogy community.

Our membership year begins June 1
General membership meetings are held at 7:00 p.m., with social time beginning at 6:30 p.m., the third Wednesday of each month, in September, October, November, January, February, April, and May. 
There are no general member meetings in June, July, August, December, and March - see our annual conference. 
General Membership Meetings are held in the Lower Level Meeting Room at the Wheaton Public Library, 225 N. Cross Street, Wheaton.  An elevator is available. 
May 25, 2018
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Upcoming Events
September 16th
The Hidden Half: Women in History, Records, and Your Family by Liz Ross
The Hidden Half: Women in History, Records, and Your Family Women make up about 50% of the population, but seem to present about 85% of the difficulties for genealogists. They are almost invisible legally, they change their surname at marriage, ...
September 19th
Naturalization: The Path to U.S. Citizenship with Teresa Steinkamp McMillan
Naturalization: The Path to U.S. Citizenship Naturalization, a process for becoming a United States citizen, has been in place since our country’s early history. Laws enacted and modified over time have resulted in changes to the process. This lecture ...
September 26th
Scottish Family History Research: In Your Own Backyard with Maureen Brady
Scottish Family History Research: In Your Own Backyard Learn the strategies of Scottish family history research, including the historical and geographical background of Scotland, language and naming patterns, record types and the comprehensive collection of records available through the ...