What's New!

Here's the changes we've made
in the past twelve months
ordered from newest to oldest

As always, feedback is welcomed!

January 17, 2022

  • Added April 12 Meeting from Sons of American Revolution to Tazewell County Record Digitization projects.

January 15, 2022

  • Changed February 8 Meeting from Sons of American Revolution to Tazewell County Record Digitization projects.

January 11, 2022

January 1, 2022

December 24, 2021

December 22, 2021

December 7, 2021

  • Updated plans for the 150th Green Valley Anniversary book on the home page

November 16, 2021

November 15, 2021

November 13, 2021

October 25, 2021

October 20, 2021

October 6, 2021

September 24, 2021

September 21, 2021

September 18, 2021

  • Removed all links to Illinois Ancestors (site has been down for several weeks)

September 9, 2021

September 7, 2021

August 28, 2021

  • Added marriage photo and daughter's photo to James F. Rollings page
  • Removed link to Fulton County Illinois Ancestors website (no longer exists)

August 26, 2021

August 18, 2021

August 15, 2021

August 11, 2021

August 6, 2021

August 5, 2021

August 3, 2021

August 2, 2021

August 1, 2021

  • Added Historical Tidbits menu item
  • Added first five "Folks" categorized items - Berry Gang, Grimm Wedding Cake, Frances Idella Schappaugh, John Dingledine Family, and Altopher Brothers Baseball Team
  • Added list of the 10 latest Historical Tidbits changes on the Home Page

July 23, 2021

  • Added August Mystery Photos

July 18, 2021

July 16, 2021

July 13, 2021

July 10, 2021

July 5, 2021

June 28, 2021

June 26, 2021

June 25, 2021

June 20, 2021

April 24, 2021

April 19, 2021

  • Update of Amish Mennonites in Tazewell County:
    • Added new families:  Christian Berger, Ingold, Kettner, Moser, Raeuber, and Ritthaler
    • Revised other families: Dettweiler, Schantz, Schick, Strubhar, Yordy, and Wagner

April 16, 2021

April 13, 2021

  • Added Orphan Trains, Germans to America, & Civil War books to our Our Collection page

April 6, 2021

April 5, 2021

March 28, 2021

  • Added 2020 Marriage License Applications to Members Only Area.  Starting in 2020, Tazewell County Genealogical & Historical Society (TCGHS) is receiving the same daily feed of Marriage License Applications from the Tazewell County Clerk as is sent to local newspapers for publication. TCGHS Members may search this list in our Members Only Area.

March 27, 2021

  • Updated list of Pioneer Certificates - added spouse for John Hafliger, added pioneers Margaret Buchanan, Sarah Elizabeth McClintick, & John Summers
  • Member David Perkins identifies the teacher in the April Mystery Photo 2 as Laura Rutland - a long-time friend and coworker of his mother.

March 13, 2021

March 11, 2021

March 8, 2021

March 7, 2021

February 28, 2021

February 26, 2021

February 16, 2021

February 12, 2021

February 7, 2021

  • Removed Pekin Sesquicentennial: A History, 1824-1974 from Publications for Sale (Sold Out)

January 23, 2021

  • Updated Officers & Board page - changed Corresponding Secretary to Linda Dickson