Links Exchange


Bond County Genealogical Society does what it can with its resources and volunteer manpower to help local and visiting researchers discover their Bond County Illinois relatives, roots and solve their historical mysteries. BCGS also encourages researchers to investigate more genealogy and historical societies, services and locations. Below are some website links to get you started finding more help.*

Family and Community Research Sites:



Online Books that include Bond County and Greenville, Illinois history and historical figures:


Online Medias that include Bond County and Greenville, Illinois history and historical figures:
  • Video Song "Ruben You Can Play Your Banjo" - Mark Dvorak from Chicago's Old Town School, drove out of his way to let us record one of his favorite songs. "Ruben" was written by Missourian, Ron Morris A.K.A. Bartholomew Bean. The setting is historic Ripson Bridge in central Bond County, IL.
  • Video Song "Presbyterian Guitar" - Swamp Weiss playing the John Hartford guitar piece. That's my old classical guitar. Swamp had never played it before. We used a wrinkled blue sheet for a blue screen. The guitar is actually resting on my dining room table. Swamp had never played that particular guitar before in his life. No rehearsal. The prairiescape is south of southern Bond County Illinois from whence Swamp hales.


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