East Central Illinois Research
Joyce C.  Wicks
200 W 2nd St P.O. Box 228
Sadorus IL
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East Central Illinois Research    Joyce C. Wicks

East Central Illinois research, primary location Champaign County.

Joyce C. Wicks CG (SM)
200 W. Second St.
P.O. Box 228
Sadorus, IL 61872-0228
e-mail: joyce@eskimo.com
Phone : (217) 598-2271
FAX : (On request)

Family research in East Central Illinois, primarily Champaign County. Other locations considered on case by case basis. (Travel expenses apply)

Certified Genealogist (SM)

Nearly eighteen years of experience conducting professional family history investigation made up of six years in East Texas, five years in the state of Washington and seven years of research here in Champaign County, Illinois and the surrounding areas. I have done in-depth research on more than 100 individuals that lived in Champaign County.

Earned acreditation from the Board for Certification of Genealogists in Washington, D.C. in 2003.

CG, Certified Genealogist, is a service mark of the Board for Certification of Genealogists, used under license by Board-certified associates after periodic proficiency evaluations.

BA - Stephen F. Austin State University,

Champaign County Genealogical Society
Association of Professional Genealogists
National Genealogical Society
Smoky Mountain Historical Society


$20.00/hr for research within Champaign County, Illinois,
$25.00/hr for research in surrounding counties: Piatt County, Douglas County, Ford County, and Vermilion County.
$30.00/hr outside of the above counties.

Total fees consist of hourly rate plus expenses (copies, parking, etc. For trips outside of Champaign County, meals, accomodations and mileage at $0.445 per mile or other travel (air, etc) apply.

Requirements - Authorization for up to eight hours of research plus

$80.00 deposit for Champaign County, IL research

$100.00 deposit for Piatt County, Douglas County, Ford County or Vermilion County.

$120.00 deposit for Illinois counties outside of the above areas.
Personal, certified checks, money orders and PayPal accepted.
Time Required

Total research time needed to complete your project depends upon many factors.

My current research commitments to other clients;
Your research goals;
Whether or not you are looking for ancestors with common names;
How often the names appear in the records;
The detail that you require (single searches or multiple county searches, checking indexes only or actual record retrieval).
I will work within the number of hours you specify and advise you if further time is advisable to reach your research goals. I will not engage in or charge for additional research time without your approval.

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