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ADAMS

Adams County, Illinois Trails


ALEXANDER


Alexander County, Illinois Trails

BOONE


Boone County, Illinois Trails

History:  
Belvidere and Boone Co Community Website

BOND

McKendree Chapel Cemetery, Tamalco Township

Mt. Auburn Memorial Park, Greenville

BROWN

Brown County Online

Brown County in the Civil War

BUREAU

Bureau County, Illinois Trails

CALHOUN

Calhoun County Online

CARROLL

Carroll County Illinois Trails

Online databases
presented by the Carroll County Genealogical Society

Newspaper Abstracts

CASS

Cass County Illinois Trails

MAGA Website - Lots of Online Data!

Newspaper Abstracts

CHAMPAIGN 

Champaign County, Illinois Trails

Index to Baptisms/Confirmations/Marriages/Deaths from Lutheran Churches (Bethelem Evangelical, St. John's Evangelical, Evangelical St. Peters

Newspaper Abstracts

"This Week in Champaign History" - Newspaper stories from the past issues of Champaign newspapers

History of Sadorus - First settlement in Champaign county. Presented by the Village of Sadorus

CHRISTIAN

Christian County, Illinois Trails
Berea Cemetery, Mosquito Township

CLARK

Clark County, Illinois Trails 

CLAY

Clay County, Illinois Trails


CLINTON
 

Clinton County, Illinois Trails
Bill Couch's Clinton Co. Page.

COLES

Coles County, Illinois Trails

More links to Coles County websites

COOK

Cook County, Illinois Trails

Visit our Cook County website for more links dealing with Chicago & Cook Co.

CRAWFORD

Crawford County, Illinois Trails

CUMBERLAND

Cumberland County, Illinois Trails

Greenup Cemetery

More links to Cumberland County websites

DANE

NAME CHANGED IN 1840 TO CHRISTIAN

DEKALB

Dekalb County, Illinois Trails

St. Johns Evangelical Lutheran Church, Roselle, DuPage County, Illinois - Index to Baptisms/Confirmations/Marriages/Deaths

DEWITT

Dewitt County, Illinois Trails

Evergreen Cemetery, Waynesville
Union Cemetery, Waynesville

Barnes Cemetery, Dewitt

DOUGLAS

Douglas County, Illinois Trails

DUPAGE

Du Page County, Illinois Trails

History:  
Graue Mill and Museum
Military:  First Division Museum at Cantigny

EDGAR

Edgar County, Illinois Trails

EDWARDS

Edwards County, Illinois Trails

Biographies of the following family names, located on Connie's Family History Pages:
Ben Batson Family, William Batson, William Knodell Family, William Melrose Sr., Benjamin Howard Sheperd Family, Skinner Family

Black Hawk War:
Enrollment List of Captain Solomon Hunterís Company [located on Connie's Family History Pages]

EFFINGHAM

Effingham County, Illinois Trails

 FAYETTE

Fayette County, Illinois Trails

Burials/photos of selected Cemeteries in Fayette county

FORD

Ford County, Illinois Trails
Find other links on the IL Trails Ford County page

ARNOLD genealogy



           
FRANKLIN
         


         

Franklin County, Illinois Trails

Cemeteries:  
Mt. Pleasant Cemetery
Odd Fellows Cemetery-Benton
Osage Public Cemetery

Coal Mines:  
Old Ben # 25
Look Ups:  Martha will do lookups for 1860 census

FULTON

Fulton County, Illinois Trails

FOR LOOKUPS CONTACT JUDY GOODWIN

Fulton County Online


The Plainfied Quakers

Masonic Lodges of Fulton County

Military:


Pioneers:  
Nathan BEADLES of Lewistown

Writings:

 GALLATIN

Gallatin County Illinois Trails

Family Website: The Dillards of Gallatin County

 GREENE

Greene County Online

MAGA website - Lots of online data here

History of the Kane Baptist Church - presented by the Kane Baptist Church

 GRUNDY

Grundy County, Illinois Trails

Gardner Braceville Cemetery, Coal City

History of Coal City - presented by the Coal City government website

History of Minooka - presented by the Village of Minooka

Newspaper Abstracts

HAMILTON

Hamilton County, Illinois Trails

Yesterdays of Hamilton County


McLeansboro Online - Stories concerning the only hanging in Hamilton, Earthquake of 1968, Tornado of 1925, various histories, etc.

Hauntings:  Lakey's Creek

Home pages: 

HANCOCK

Hancock County, Illinois Trails


History:


Newspaper Abstracts (Only 1848 so far....)

 HARDIN

Hardin County, Illinois Trails

 HENDERSON

Henderson County, Illinois Trails

Community Histories

A History of Henderson County - site is under construction, but this history is online and available to be read. This appears to be A joint project of Southern High School, Stronghurst, Illinois and The Henderson County District Library, Biggsville, Illinois. Historical documents they have placed online.

 HENRY

Henry County, Illinois Trails
History:  History of Henry County

 Bishop Hill Colony - Utopia on the Prairie

IROQUOIS

Iroquois County, Illinois Trails

Newspaper Abstracts

Early Canadian Settlers in Iroquois County

Biography of Allen Pinkerton and Larch Farm - View other related information at Genealogy Planet

Krumwiede Family

Onarga, Illinois - presented by Patricia Dissmeyer Goff

 JACKSON

Jackson County, Illinois Trails

Cemeteries: Click here for various cemetery listings/photos

Newspaper Abstracts

JASPER

Jasper County, Illinois Trails

More links to Jasper County websites

 JEFFERSON

Jefferson County, Illinois Trails 

Look Ups:
Martha will do lookups for 1971 Directory, Park Avenue Baptist Church , 900 Park Avenue, Mt Vernon, IL.

JERSEY

Jersey County, Illinois Trails

 JO DAVIESS

 Jo Daviess County, Illinois Trails

Famous People:  U.S. Grant

JOHNSON

Johnson County, Illinois Trails

KANE

Kane County, Illinois Trails

More links to Kane County websites

KANKAKEE

Kankakee County, Illlinois Trails

Kankakee County Death Index - presented by the Kankakee Valley Genealogical Society

KENDALL

Kendall County, Illinois Trails

Lincoln Memorial Park Cemetery, Aurora


Excerpts from the Kendall County History - posted on the HOLLENBECK Genealogy website

KNOX

Knox County, Illinois Trails

History of Knox County

History of Galesburg

Linwood and East Linwood Cemetery Listings & Maps presented by the City of Galesburg

Famous People:  Mary Ann "Mother" Ball Bickerdyke

Newspaper Abstracts

AHGP Knox County Site

LAKE

Lake County, Illinois Trails

History:    Martin's General Store...of Old Mill Creek, Millburn, IL
Select their Historical Archives link and these are some of the items you'll find:

Highland Park Obituary Index for 1874-2001 - presented by the Highland Park Public Library

Barrington Courier-Review
Indexes for Birth, Deaths and Marriages 1890-2001

Barrington Area Cemeteries

LASALLE

La Salle County, Illinois Trails

1850 Census of LaSalle County

History of LaSalle County


GOTTLIEB and MARTIN
Surnames from Ancestral Footsteps in the Sands of Time

John HOSSAK, Abolitionist

LAWRENCE

Champaign County, Illinois Trails

LEE

Lee County, Illinois Trails

History of Lee County

Lee County Historical Society website:

Lee County Genealogical Society Website (this is the genweb site, run by the Society)

LIVINGSTON

Livingston County, Illinois Trails

1860 Census
(partial)

Dennis V Carterís "Livingston County, Illinois, Family History: Genealogy"

LOGAN

Logan County, Illinois Trails

History:  History of Logan County

Cemeteries:
New Union Cemetery, Lincoln
Old Union Cemetery, Lincoln
Steenbergen Cemetery (located on Connie's Family History Pages)

Newspaper Abstracts

History of Mt. Pulaski (located on Connie's Family History Pages)

Early Land Purchases in Pulaski (located on Connie's Family History Pages)

Winter of the Deep Snow, 1830-1831 (located on Connie's Family History Pages)

MACON

Macon County, Illinois Trails

Click here for selected Macon County cemetery listings/photos on courtesy of Wayne Hinton

Newspaper Abstracts

MACOUPIN

Macoupin County, Illinois Trails

MAGA website - lots of online data

MADISON

Madison County, Illinois Trails

Selected Madison County cemetery listings/photos- courtesy of Wayne Hinton

MARION

Marion County, Illinois Trails

MARSHALL

Marshall County, Illinois Trails

History of Toluca

MASON

Champaign County, Illinois Trails

History of Mason County

History of Havana, IL

Newspaper Abstracts

MASSAC 

Massac County, Illinois Trails

McDONOUGH

McDonough County, Illinois Trails

Brief History of McDonough

McDonough County Genealogical Society

Biography of "Macomb's Hero", Charles Vilasco Chandler

FOR LOOKUPS CONTACT
JUDY GOODWIN

McHENRY  

McHenry County, Illinois Trails

McLEAN

Champaign County, Illinois Trails

Bits & Pieces of McLean County (aka McLean County Heritage) - Pam Haithcock's website website filled with Newspaper excerpts, tax lists, histories, photos, obituaries, civil war letters

Found at AccessGenealogy.com:

  • History of Arrowsmith Township
  • History of Downs Township
  • History of Dry Grove Township
  • History of Money Creek Township
  • History of White Oak Township

McLean County Museum of History:

McLean County in the Civil War

Genealogy:  The Bement Family History

MENARD

Menard County, Illinois Trails

MAGA Website
- Lots of Online Data!

Gillespie City Cemetery
Masonic Lodges of Macoupin County

MERCER

Mercer County, Illinois Trails

History of Mercer County

Mercer County, Illinois in the Civil War

Life Along the Mississippi River in the 1800's - New Boston & Eliza Townships

Keithsburg Chronicles - Family website. Obituaries

MONROE

Monroe County, Illinois Trails

History of Waterloo

MONTGOMERY

Montgomery County, Illinois Trails

MORGAN

Morgan County, Illinois Trails

MAGA website - Lots of online data!

MOULTRIE

Moultrie County, Illinois Trails

The History of Moultrie County and Sullivan, IL

EARP - Wyatt Earp and related lines

OGLE

Ogle County, Illinois Trails

Ogle County History

Ogle County in the Civil War

Court Naturalization Papers Index, 1872Ė1906

PEORIA 

Peoria County, Illinois Trails

CHILLICOTHE TWP HIGH SCHOOL

Peoria County Illinois Genealogy Resources (AHGP)

1883-84 Peoria Directory

PERRY

Perry County, Illinois Trails

History of Tamaroa Township
History of Du Qoin

Slideshow of historical pictures - presented by the city of Du Qoin

PIATT

Piatt County, Illinois Trails

PIKE  

Pike County, Illinois Trails

POPE

Pope County, Illinois Trails

PULASKI  

Pulaski County, Illinois Trails

      African American Resource:  Deb Davis Grand Chain Gang II

PUTNAM 

Putnam County, Illinois Trails

RANDOLPH

Randolph County, Illinois Trails

Kaskaskia Island

RICHLAND

Richland County, Illinois Trails

ROCK ISLAND

Rock Island County, Illinois Trails

Quad City Times Obituary Index, 1995-99
Quad City Times Obituary Index, 1990-94
Other Quad City genealogy databases

Civil War:  Confederate POW's Listed in Arkansas Units who died in Rock Island, IL Prison Camp.

ST. CLAIR

St. Clair County, Illinois Trails

Mascoutah Herald Obituaries, 1912-1971 - presented by the Mascoutah Historical Society

SALINE

SALINE County, ILLINOIS TRAILS

SANGAMON

Illinois Trails Sangamon County

Mary Marsh Cason, her life and her account of the Whitman Massacre in Oregon Territory.

MAGA website - Lots of online data here
Burials at Camp Butler
Photos of Prisoner of War Graves at Camp Butler

SCHUYLER 

Schuyler County, Illinois Trails

SCOTT

Scott County, Illinois Trails

MAGA website

SHELBY

Illinois Trails Shelby County

Herrick Online:

STARK 

Stark Co., Illinois Trails

Stark County Genealogy Resources (AHGP)

STEPHENSON

Stephenson County, Illinois Trails

Stephenson County Genealogy from Accessgenealogy.com

TAZEWELL

Tazewell County, Illinois Trails

UNION 

Union County, Illinois Trails

VERMILION

Vermilion County, Illinois Trails

WABASH

Wabash County, Illinois Trails

WARREN

Warren County, Illinois Trails

Warren County History
- from the The Past and Present of Warren Co., Il, published in 1877 - presented by "Warren County Illinois Genealogy"

AHGP Warren County Site

WASHINGTON

Washington County, Illinois Trails

WAYNE

Wayne County, Illinois Trails

Bethel (aka "Brushy") Cemetery located on Connie's Family History Pages

WHITE

White County, Illinois Trails

WHITESIDE

Whiteside County, Illinois Trails

History of Whiteside County   
1850 Census

Friends of Erie Cemetery

WILL

Will County Illinois Trails

BRAUN Genealogy Family Site

WILLIAMSON

Williamson County, Illinois Trails

WINNEBAGO

Winnebago County, Illinois Trails

WOODFORD

Woodford County Illinois Trails

SITES WITH MULTIPLE COUNTIES


Connie's Family History Pages - For Illinois researchers, Logan and Edwards Counties are covered. Other states with data include Iowa, Kansas, Nebraska, Ohio, Oregon and Wisconsin.

Saving Graves - Illinois

Surnames:

EARP - Wyatt Earp and related lines

HICKS - dealing with Hickses from West VA, Virginia, KY and Illinois

MARSH and HIMES -
various Illinois Counties, including Macon, Piatt, Clark, Wayne,Marion, Clay, McLean, Coles, Pike, Fayette, Shelby, Christian, Montgomery and Bond.

LANDON - Census project - listing all Landons in Illinois (as well as other states). Main page

Mystery Families - Submit your missing ancestors


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