McDonough County Genealogical Society


(309) 255-5161

The McDonough County Genealogical Society was formed in 1979 by a small group of folks dedicated to tracing ancestry of their families and preserving documents to help others trace their history.  The genealogical society currently holds more than 200 members who are the archive custodians of a library with over 1000 volumes and records pertaining to McDonough County and its surrounding areas.

You can find their offices in Macomb‘s Western Illinois Museum building.