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January 2021

January Meeting

January 12 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Ehrlicher Research Center 719 N 11th Street
Pekin, IL 61554 United States
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Jacob & Elizabeth Fischer Wedding Photograph

Our annual Show & Tell meeting!  Bring a family story, artifact, or research problem to share! More...

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February 2021

Free

February Meeting

February 9 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Ehrlicher Research Center 719 N 11th Street
Pekin, IL 61554 United States
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Photo of Tazewell County Clerk John Ackerman

John Ackerman, Tazewell County Clerk & Recorder, will present a program entitled Lincoln's Footprint in Tazewell County, More...

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March 2021

Free

Underground Railroad Conductor Recognition

March 9 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Graphic of Underground Railroad Medallion

An Underground Railroad Conductor recognition ceremony is being held at Hirstein Cemetery. More...

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Free

March Meeting

March 9 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Ehrlicher Research Center 719 N 11th Street
Pekin, IL 61554 United States
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Photo of Tazewell County Clerk John Ackerman

John Ackerman, Tazewell County Clerk & Recorder, will present a program entitled The Underground Railroad in Tazewell County., More...

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April 2021

Free

April Meeting

April 13 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Ehrlicher Research Center 719 N 11th Street
Pekin, IL 61554 United States
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Photo of PZ Horton III

PZ Horton III, Ancestry Facilitator for the Tennessee Genealogical Society, will present a live online webinar - Creating, Maintaining, & Managing Family Trees on Ancestry.com More...

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May 2021

Free

May Meeting

May 11 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Ehrlicher Research Center 719 N 11th Street
Pekin, IL 61554 United States
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Image of Bob-Hoffer

Local historian & family researcher Robert Hoffer will describe the plans for a Moffat Cemetery memorial that will be erected at the corner of Adams & Griswold in Peoria – just off the grounds of the former cemetery. More...

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June 2021

June Meeting

June 8 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Ehrlicher Research Center 719 N 11th Street
Pekin, IL 61554 United States
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June 8 @ 7:00 p.m.  FREE & Open to the Public

Thomas McEntee, a professional genealogist specializing in the use of technology and social media, will present a Zoom meeting, Brick Wall Breakthroughs, using a research problem submitted by one or two of the attendees below.  More...

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Tazewell County Underground Railroad Conductor Recognition Event

June 12 @ 4:00 pm
Historic Jones-Menard Residence in Tremont 412 East South Street
Tremont, IL 61568
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June 12th @ 4:00 p.m.

Tazewell County Underground Railroad Conductor Recognition Event Honoring the Historical Legacy of Underground Railroad Conductors
Josiah & Levi Matthews, John Albert Jones, Freeman Kingman, and Absalom Dillon.
The Event Will Be Held at the Historic Jones-Menard Residence in Tremont. More...

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Tazewell County Underground Railroad Conductor Recognition Event

June 18 @ 4:00 pm
Woodrow Cemetery Coers Lane
South Pekin, IL 61554 United States
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June 18th @ 4:00 p.m.

Tazewell County Underground Railroad Conductor Recognition Event And First-Ever Juneteenth Celebration Honoring the Historical Legacy of Underground Railroad Conductors Samuel Woodrow, Hugh Woodrow, William Woodrow, and John Sommers.

Event Will Be Held at Woodrow Cemetery in South Pekin.. More...

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July 2021

Free

July Meeting

July 13 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Ehrlicher Research Center 719 N 11th Street
Pekin, IL 61554 United States
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Free - Open to the Public

Ken Pope of Morton will present:
Pope Family Ancestry
1590 - 2021
Bristol England to Virginia to North Carolina to Tennessee to Illinois More...

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