The North Suburban Genealogical Society
Preserving the Past
Future Generations


Our goals are to promote an interest in genealogy, to instruct our members in careful,
documented research and to publish genealogical and historical information in
a newsletter six times a year.  Non-members are welcome to attend our meetings.
See below for meeting information and topics.
For questions about our group, please contact: NSGS@nsgsil.org

   We are a proud FGS member! web site


 See you on

October 11, 2014

1:00 pm

Business Meeting and Problem Solving prior to the program

 Mining the National Archives                      

                                 Ginger Frere

What’s in the archives that I can’t find online? Why make the trip? This session will explore some of the lesser known holdings of the National Archives and the Great Lakes Region and in Washington, D.C. Post Office records, Great Lakes Maritime records, passport applications and much more. Come learn about the ways you can find and access these genealogical gold mines.



                   Our monthly meetings are held at the

Northbrook Historical Society

1776 Walters Ave.

Northbrook, Illinois

                    Take the ramp under the Northfield Inn sign to the                           lower level Northfield Room. 


Want to join?  
Download a Member Application from the link in the left
 column. Follow the instructions and send the completed form and your check to the address on the form. Or, bring them to the next meeting.

Need Help With Your Genealogy Research?

        Come to the Winnetka Library

Staffed by 30 experienced genealogists, the Genealogy Room is open Monday to Saturday, 9:15 am to noon, and 1:15 to 4 pm.

It is a great place to do research online, or in the extensive collection. A library volunteer is waiting to help you!

See what's available on the Winnetka Library's website Genealogy link

Winnetka Library Map


Upcoming events


11 Oct 2014 1:00 PM • Northbrook Historical Society, Lower Level, 1776 Walters Ave., Northbrook IL
08 Nov 2014 11:30 AM • Wilmette Golf Club Café, 3900 Fairway Dr, Wilmette IL 60021 (Lake Ave & Harms Rd.)
13 Nov 2014 10:00 AM • Lloyd Room, Winnetka Library, 768 Oak Street






The North Suburban Genealogical Society,   c/o Winnetka Public Library,   768 Oak Street,   Winnetka IL 60093       
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