We are the preeminent resource for those conducting historical and family research in Kane County, Illinois.

Kane County Genealogical Society

For over 40 years the Kane County Genealogical Society has proudly worked to bring resources and information services to those interested in learning more about their family history.  Whether your family originated in Kane County or you are a first generation resident, KCGS welcomes you!

The Kane County Genealogical Society Can Help

Research Services

Our database has grown into a mammoth resource of 1.2 million plus entries from over 385 indexed projects related to both public and private county-wide source records.

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Kane County Resources

Find just the resources you need. Browse our list of Genealogical resources grouped in a handy township specific assets list.

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Become a Member

Our strength comes from our dedicated members! Join others who are passionate about historical and family research in Kane County, Illinois.

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Upcoming Events

23 May 2024

KCGS Sponsored: German Research presented by Dan Jungclas

Hybrid program presentation with speaker on-site. In person attendance at Town and Country Public Library, 320 E North St, Elburn. 

17 June 2024

TCPL Sponsored:  How to Find the Genealogy of a Home and Those Who Lived in It presented by Vicki Ruthe Hahn

Hybrid program presentation.  Registration through Town and Country Public Library.

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27 June 2024

KCGS Sponsored:  Crossing the Pond to Find Your Scandinavian Ancestors presented by Tiffany Ramsey

Hybrid program presentation. In person attendance at Town and Country Public Library, 320 E North St, Elburn.