Genealogical Indexing Projects

The 1940 U.S. Census Project

Project Status as of 02 August 2012

Over-all U.S. Progress: all national images now indexed and
100% of all images related to the state of Illinois have been indexed!!

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Current Honor Roll of Affiliated Participants

How To Participate | Detailed Steps

We take this opportunity to announce that our society has completed its participation in this once-in-a-lifetime experience. We encourage those who participated, as well as any others who did not take advantage of that opportunity, to contribute effort in other projects.

Go to and register to participate with our society.  Simply select "La Salle County Genealogy Guild-IL" on the profile screen when creating your account. Every new person indexing with our society gets us closer to making valuable resources freely available to those interested in genealogy, so sign up today!

If you have previously registered and have not yet downloaded and installed the indexing software, complete the steps found at

If you are a novice regarding software download and installation, you may wish to read the list of detailed "Steps to Follow" contained in this Cheat Sheet.

Thank you in advance for your future participation in other indexing projects. We look forward to the impact this resource will have for researchers of our area and so many others.

Warm regards,

Jenan Jobst, LSCGG President



1940 Census Indexers Affiliated With LSCGG

The following is an alphabetized list of those individuals who graciously chose to be affiliated with the LSCGG with respect to the indexing of the 1940 U.S. Federal Census and who indexed at least one full census image for 1940. Their efforts are hereby acknowledged!

Melanie Hallam
Judith Haller
Jenan Jobst
James Keating
Barbara MacKay
Tracey MacLeod
Carole Nagle
Kenneth Pergrem
Carole Wenzel
Barbara Wilbur