Coles County Illinois Genealogical Society

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How to Join

We welcome all 


Membership year is from Jan.1 thru Dec.31. Members joining during the year receive all newsletters for that year.

To join please choose between the PayPal Application or the Membership Application which will need to be printed out, completed, and mailed with fee to address on the form.   

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Membership Application

Member Benefits

  • Receive Among The Coles, the Society's bimonthly newsletter containing area data.
  • Members may place free queries in the newsletter.
  • Submit material on East Central Illinois area for publication in the newsletter.
  • Participate in projects to preserve important records.
  • Attend General Meetings.
  • Gain many new friends with an interest in genealogy.
  • Receive help with personal research.
  • Personal membership card may aid in accessing records.
  • Access Member Pages on Society's Web Page.