In Memory of Barbara Hammond

Edgar County Genealogy Library staff and Society members wish to express their sympathies to the family of Barbara Hammond. Barbara was the founding director of ECGL (1988-2000) and 1995 winner of the Edythe Stephens Family History Award. Her obituary is posted at Templeton Funeral Home.

Genealogical Society will meet June 4

Edgar County Genealogical Society will meet in the Historical Museum Annex at 7:00pm on Monday,  June 4. The Edythe Stephens Family History Award will be presented.

The society established the award in 1990 to recognize outstanding service in the preservation of local family histories and archives.

Refreshments will follow the meeting.

Edythe Stephens Award presented

Edythe Stephens Award
On June 5, ECGS presented the Edythe Stephens Family History Award to Judy Cash. Judy is the president of ECGS, a volunteer ECGL librarian, and one of our resident Legacy software experts. She compiled the “Peeps into the Past” column in the Prairie Press from 2014 to 2016. Pictured from left, Debbie Wilson and Judy Cash.  Congratulations, Judy!