Genealogy Society of Southern Illinois
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GSSI Member Login Page
If you are already a member, please enter your user name and password to access this section of the website. If you are not a current member, we invite you to Click Here to become a member.


Forgotten login name?
Lost or forgotten password?
When you sign-in for the first time, be sure to check your Member Profile for accuracy. 
  • You have been assigned an initial Login Name and Password. You can change these anytime, and as often, as you like.
  • Login Name:  your login name is the first initial of your first name, followed by your last name, all lowercase. For example, if your name is Jane Smith, your login name is jsmith.
  • Password:  your password is the first letter of your first name + your 5 digit zipcode + the first letter of your last name, all letters lowercase. For example, Jane Smith living in zipcode 21061 would have a password of j21061s. 
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Login Problems?
Click on the Help Icon icon to the right of the Login Name or Password field if you have misplaced, or forgotten, your login name or password. The login name or password reset instructions will be sent to the email address entered in your profile. If you continue to experience login problems, send an email to our Website Manager – – for additional help.