Research can be done for an hourly fee and the cost of any requested documents. Please submit your requests to ocgsociety @

This is a partial list of reference material we use to do local research. We have many, many books, scrapbooks, and local family histories available.
  • Ogle County obituaries from the late 1800s to present
  • Birth,  Marriage, and Death Records
  • Property Records
  • Court Records
  • Cemetery Records
  • Newspapers, starting in 1862, including the Ogle County Reporter, National Guard, Ogle County Grange, Courier, Independent, Independent-Democrat, Ogle County Local, Ogle County Republican, Ogle County Constitution, Republican-Reporter, Ogle County Life, Ogle County Life-Rock Valley Shopper, and the Oregon Republican Reporter.