Home Port

From the Home Port the Menu listed below takes you to the “ports of call” that can help you in your genealogy research. When you’re finished, you can “roll on back” to this page by clicking on the “Roll on back to Home Port” link or the yellow Packet button.

To learn more about Tri-State Genealogical Society, its officers, its history and much more, click

About Us

To add your surnames to our Surname Page, click

Surname Page

To get the latest on TSGS and genealogy news in and outside the Tri-State, click

News & Events

For guidance on getting started, using charts, learning about resources and research techniques, click

Research Toolbox

Immigration and Naturalization resources can be found at

Immigration & Naturalization

Some resources for U.S. wars and military records can be found at

Military & War

Newspaper research may be as close as your fingertips at


Information on people and places in Illinois, Indiana and Kentucky can be found at




For sources beyond Illinois, Indiana and Kentucky, more information can be found at

Outside the Tri-State

Members of TSGS can access more records and information at

Members Only

Helpful general resources can be found at