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2018 Edythe Stephens Award presented

On June 4, ECGS president Judy Cash presented the 2018 Edythe Stephens Family History Award to Linda Barrett. Linda is a longtime volunteer librarian at Edgar County Genealogy Library who has shared her knowledge and experience based on her extensive family research.

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.