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The Lee County Genealogical Society was founded in 1994 and is dedicated to the purpose of promoting awareness of family history and helping people in their genealogical research. The society is a not-for-profit organization, relying on work by volunteers and individual donations to help pay expenses. The “Family Tree Center” is located at 111 South Hennepin Avenue in Dixon, Illinois. The Center is open to the public.

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Merging of the two societies.

Lee County Historical Society and the Lee County Genealogical Society have merged to form Lee County Historical and Genealogical Society. The new organization currently occupies two adjacent storefronts at 111 and 113 South Hennepin Avenue in the Downtown Dixon Historic District. In the near future, this site will cease to exist and will become part of a new site that is under development.

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Information on merger of the Lee County Genealogical and Historical Societies

LEE COUNTY GENEALOGICAL SOCIETY LEE COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY To Our Members: At its July 1, 2014 meeting the Executive Board of Lee County Historical Society made the decision to move the Stella Grobe Research Center from its current location at … Continue reading

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Databases Are Up

Due to a change in Internet Providers, we lost connection with the database server for about four days. As of 6/9/14, they are back up and running. Thank you for your patience.

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OPEN HOUSE FOR DEDICATION OF GENEALOGY LIBRARY

There will be an open house at the Family Tree Center Library at 111 S. Hennepin Avenue from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Friday, May 16th to celebrate the re-naming of the library in honor of Rita Welsh, a … Continue reading

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LCGS Fundraiser Cookout, May 23 & 24

On May 23rd & 24th LCGS will be have one of two fundraiser cookouts planned for this year. They will both be held at the Dixon Food Center (Red Fox), 500 Chicago Ave. in Dixon, from 10-1:30, or till all … Continue reading

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June 9th LCGS Meeting

The Lee County Genealogical Society The Lee County Genealogical Society will hold a monthly meeting on Monday, June 9th at 7pm in the second floor meeting room at KSB Hospital in Dixon. This month’s program will be presented by retired … Continue reading

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Monthly Meeting – April 14th at 7:00 PM

The Lee County Genealogical Society will hold its monthly meeting on Monday, April 14th at 7:00 PM in the dining room of The Loveland Community House & Museum in Dixon. This month’s program will be presented by a special friend … Continue reading

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George Ham Page and the Anglo Swiss Milk Company

George Ham Page along with his brothers (Charles A. Page, William B. Page and David S. Page) and their sister Julia M. Page, who married a HARRIS, were the children of John H. Page and Julia Fellows, of New Hampshire … Continue reading

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Tales from Beyond the Grave ~ Michael Fellows

September, 2012 During the recent Tales from Beyond the Grave, cemetery walk at Oakwood Cemetery in Dixon IL, I (Dana Fellows) played the part of my gg-uncle, Michael Fellows. The following is a transcript of what Michael Fellows had to … Continue reading

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What does Patti Page and Page Park have in common?

Here is a bit of trivia, probably not known by anyone around the Dixon area. Question: What does Page Park in Dixon IL and the Patti Page have in common besides the name Page in their name? The answer is … Continue reading

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