Welcome to CCGS

The Champaign County Genealogical Society (CCGS) welcomes new members whether they are researching extensively in Champaign County, Illinois, or have no ancestors at all to research in our county.  The Society promotes genealogical and historical research and aids in the publication, dissemination, and preservation of genealogical and historical material.  We welcome you to join us.

Volume 36 No. 3 Quarterly Now Available

The photos in the cover of Quarterly Volume 36 Number 3 show the resetting of the Gilliland gravestones.   The stones were discovered in a plowed field and have been relocated to Clements Cemetery in Somer Township a few miles northeast of Urbana, Illinois.  CCGS members can read the article in the members-only section of the website.
The gravestones are for:
John Gilliland
Catharine Gilliland
Robert Gilliland
... plus a small stone with the initials C.G.

Next CCGS Meeting - January 13th

The next general membership meeting of the Champaign County Genealogical Society is Tuesday, January 13th.  The meeting starts at 7:00 pm in the Archives of The Urbana Free Library (2nd floor).  The meeting starts with CCGS business followed by a presentation. The January presentation topic is Photoshop which will cover digitally editing photos.  The meeting is free and open to the public.