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<div style="position:absolute; top:80px; left:740px;">[[Image:Abraham Lincoln 1864.jpg|right|200px|Abraham Lincoln 1864.jpg]]<br> <center>'''Abraham Lincoln, 1864'''</center> </div> <div style="width:730px; position:relative; top:15px; height:950px;">
 
<div style="position:absolute; top:80px; left:740px;">[[Image:Abraham Lincoln 1864.jpg|right|200px|Abraham Lincoln 1864.jpg]]<br> <center>'''Abraham Lincoln, 1864'''</center> </div> <div style="width:730px; position:relative; top:15px; height:950px;">
 
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| width="50%" valign="middle" colspan="3" style="height: 40px" | <center>Illinois State Archives</center>  
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| width="50%" valign="middle" colspan="3" style="height: 40px" |<center><span style="font-family:ProximaNova; font-size:20px; color:#4d4d4a;">'''General''' </span>  <span style="width:300px; font-family:ProximaNova; font-size:14px; ">(covers many topics)</span></center>  
*[http://www.ilsos.gov/isa/globalsrch.jsp Global Database Search] (Free)
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*[http://www.ilsos.gov/isa/globalsrch.jsp Global Database Search] Illinois State Archives (Free)
<center>'''[[Illinois Vital Records|Vital Records]]'''</center><center><span style="color: #cc9999">'''''Births'''''</span></center>  
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<center><span style="font-family:ProximaNova; font-size:20px; color:#4d4d4a;">'''Vital Records''' </span> <span style="width:300px; font-family:ProximaNova; font-size:14px; color:#0044cc;">[[Illinois Vital Records|Learn More]]</span></center>
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<center><span style="color: #cc9999">'''''Births'''''</span></center>  
 
*{{RecordSearch|1676968|Illinois, Births and Christenings, 1824-1940}} Index only  
 
*{{RecordSearch|1676968|Illinois, Births and Christenings, 1824-1940}} Index only  
 
*[https://familysearch.org/search/collection/1463129 Cook County Birth Registers, 1871-1915]  
 
*[https://familysearch.org/search/collection/1463129 Cook County Birth Registers, 1871-1915]  
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*{{RecordSearch|1202535|United States Social Security Death Index}}
 
*{{RecordSearch|1202535|United States Social Security Death Index}}
  
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<center><span style="font-family:ProximaNova; font-size:20px; color:#4d4d4a;">'''Biography''' </span> <span style="width:300px; font-family:ProximaNova; font-size:14px; color:#0044cc;">[[Illinois Biography|Learn More]]</span></center>
<center>'''[[Illinois Biography|Biography]]'''</center>  
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~ilbiog/ Illinois Biography Project]
 
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~ilbiog/ Illinois Biography Project]
<center>'''[[Illinois Cemeteries|Cemetery Records]]'''</center>  
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<center><span style="font-family:ProximaNova; font-size:20px; color:#4d4d4a;">'''Cemetery Records''' </span> <span style="width:300px; font-family:ProximaNova; font-size:14px; color:#0044cc;">[[Illinois Cemeteries|Learn More]]</span></center>
 
*{{RecordSearch|2043817|Illinois, Cemetery Transcriptions, 1853-2009}}  
 
*{{RecordSearch|2043817|Illinois, Cemetery Transcriptions, 1853-2009}}  
 
*[http://usgwtombstones.org/illinois/illinois.html ILGenWeb Tombstone Transcription Project]  
 
*[http://usgwtombstones.org/illinois/illinois.html ILGenWeb Tombstone Transcription Project]  
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*[http://illinoisancestors.org/cemphotos/main.php Illinois Ancestors Tombstone Project]  
 
*[http://illinoisancestors.org/cemphotos/main.php Illinois Ancestors Tombstone Project]  
 
*[http://usgwtombstones.org/illinois/illinois.html USGenWeb Illinois Tombstone Transcription Project]
 
*[http://usgwtombstones.org/illinois/illinois.html USGenWeb Illinois Tombstone Transcription Project]
<center>'''[[Illinois Census|Census]]'''</center>  
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<center><span style="font-family:ProximaNova; font-size:20px; color:#4d4d4a;">'''Census''' </span> <span style="width:300px; font-family:ProximaNova; font-size:14px; color:#0044cc;">[[Illinois Census|Learn More]]</span></center>
 
*[http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=1079 Illinois, State Census Collection, 1825-1865] Index and images ($)  
 
*[http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=1079 Illinois, State Census Collection, 1825-1865] Index and images ($)  
 
*{{RecordSearch|1803969|Illinois, State Census, 1855}} Index only  
 
*{{RecordSearch|1803969|Illinois, State Census, 1855}} Index only  
 
*{{RecordSearch|1803971|Illinois, State Census, 1865}} Index and Images
 
*{{RecordSearch|1803971|Illinois, State Census, 1865}} Index and Images
<center>'''[[Illinois Ethnic, Political, or Religious Groups|Ethnic, Political or Religious Groups]]'''</center>  
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<center><span style="font-family:ProximaNova; font-size:20px; color:#4d4d4a;">'''Ethnic, Political or Religious Groups''' </span> <span style="width:300px; font-family:ProximaNova; font-size:14px; color:#0044cc;">[[Illinois Ethnic, Political, or Religious Groups|Learn More]]</span></center>
 
*[http://cyberdriveillinois.com/departments/archives/databases/servant.html Illinois State Archives Servitude and Emancipation Records, (1722-1863)]
 
*[http://cyberdriveillinois.com/departments/archives/databases/servant.html Illinois State Archives Servitude and Emancipation Records, (1722-1863)]
<center>'''[[Illinois History|History]]'''</center>  
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<center><span style="font-family:ProximaNova; font-size:20px; color:#4d4d4a;">'''History''' </span> <span style="width:300px; font-family:ProximaNova; font-size:14px; color:#0044cc;">[[Illinois History|Learn More]]</span></center>
 
*[http://exhibits.museum.state.il.us/exhibits/athome/index.html At Home in the Heartland Online]  
 
*[http://exhibits.museum.state.il.us/exhibits/athome/index.html At Home in the Heartland Online]  
 
*[https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/Historical_Encyclopedia_of_Illinois Historical Encyclopedia of Illinois]
 
*[https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/Historical_Encyclopedia_of_Illinois Historical Encyclopedia of Illinois]
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*[http://www.mapofus.org/illinois/ Interactive Map of Illinois County Formation History] at MapofUS.org (Free)  
 
*[http://www.mapofus.org/illinois/ Interactive Map of Illinois County Formation History] at MapofUS.org (Free)  
 
*[http://maps.ilgw.org/ Illinois County Boundaries, 1790-present] at ILGW.org (Free)
 
*[http://maps.ilgw.org/ Illinois County Boundaries, 1790-present] at ILGW.org (Free)
<center>'''[[Illinois Land and Property|Land Records]]'''</center>  
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<center><span style="font-family:ProximaNova; font-size:20px; color:#4d4d4a;">'''Land Records''' </span> <span style="width:300px; font-family:ProximaNova; font-size:14px; color:#0044cc;">[[Illinois Land Records|Learn More]]</span></center>
 
*[http://cyberdriveillinois.com/departments/archives/databases/data_lan.html Illinois State Archives Public Domain Land Tract Sales]  
 
*[http://cyberdriveillinois.com/departments/archives/databases/data_lan.html Illinois State Archives Public Domain Land Tract Sales]  
 
*[http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=3780 Illinois, Public Land Purchase Records, 1800-1990] Index only ($)
 
*[http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=3780 Illinois, Public Land Purchase Records, 1800-1990] Index only ($)
<center>'''[[Illinois Military Records|Military Records]]'''</center> <center><span style="color: #cc9999">'''''General Records'''''</span></center>  
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<center><span style="font-family:ProximaNova; font-size:20px; color:#4d4d4a;">'''Military Records''' </span> <span style="width:300px; font-family:ProximaNova; font-size:14px; color:#0044cc;">[[Illinois Military Records|Learn More]]</span></center>
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<center><span style="color: #cc9999">'''''General Records'''''</span></center>  
 
*[http://www.cyberdriveillinois.com/departments/archives/databases/home.html Databases of Illinois Veterans]  
 
*[http://www.cyberdriveillinois.com/departments/archives/databases/home.html Databases of Illinois Veterans]  
 
*{{RecordSearch|1880762|U.S., Registers of Enlistments in the U.S. Army, 1798-1914}} Index and images  
 
*{{RecordSearch|1880762|U.S., Registers of Enlistments in the U.S. Army, 1798-1914}} Index and images  
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*[http://cyberdriveillinois.com/departments/archives/databases/war1812.html Illinois State Archives War of 1812 Veterans]
 
*[http://cyberdriveillinois.com/departments/archives/databases/war1812.html Illinois State Archives War of 1812 Veterans]
 
<center><span style="color: #cc9999">'''''Winnebago War, 1827'''''</span></center>  
 
<center><span style="color: #cc9999">'''''Winnebago War, 1827'''''</span></center>  
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*[http://cyberdriveillinois.com/departments/archives/databases/winebago.html Illinois State Archives Winnebago War Veterans]
 
*[http://cyberdriveillinois.com/departments/archives/databases/winebago.html Illinois State Archives Winnebago War Veterans]
 
<center><span style="color: #cc9999">'''''Black Hawk War, 1832'''''</span></center>  
 
<center><span style="color: #cc9999">'''''Black Hawk War, 1832'''''</span></center>  
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*{{RecordSearch|1339071|United States, World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942 (Image Browse)}} (FamilySearch) - free  
 
*{{RecordSearch|1339071|United States, World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942 (Image Browse)}} (FamilySearch) - free  
 
*{{RecordSearch|1861144|United States, World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942}} (images with partial index) (FamilySearch) - free
 
*{{RecordSearch|1861144|United States, World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942}} (images with partial index) (FamilySearch) - free
<center>'''[[Illinois Naturalization and Citizenship|Naturalization Records]]'''</center>  
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<center><span style="font-family:ProximaNova; font-size:20px; color:#4d4d4a;">'''Naturalization Records''' </span> <span style="width:300px; font-family:ProximaNova; font-size:14px; color:#0044cc;">[[Illinois Naturalization and Citizenship|Learn More]]</span></center>
 
*{{RecordSearch|1989159|Illinois, County Naturalization Records, 1800-1962}} Images only  
 
*{{RecordSearch|1989159|Illinois, County Naturalization Records, 1800-1962}} Images only  
 
*{{RecordSearch|1838804|Illinois, Northern District Naturalization Index, 1840-1950}} Index and images  
 
*{{RecordSearch|1838804|Illinois, Northern District Naturalization Index, 1840-1950}} Index and images  
 
*{{RecordSearch|2212212|Illinois, Northern District (Chicago Division) Petitions for Naturalization, 1906-1991}} Images only  
 
*{{RecordSearch|2212212|Illinois, Northern District (Chicago Division) Petitions for Naturalization, 1906-1991}} Images only  
 
*{{RecordSearch|2040533|Illinois, Northern District (Eastern Division), Naturalization Index, 1926-1979}} Images
 
*{{RecordSearch|2040533|Illinois, Northern District (Eastern Division), Naturalization Index, 1926-1979}} Images
<center>'''[[Illinois Newspapers|Newspapers]]'''</center>  
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<center><span style="font-family:ProximaNova; font-size:20px; color:#4d4d4a;">'''Newspapers''' </span> <span style="width:300px; font-family:ProximaNova; font-size:14px; color:#0044cc;">[[Illinois Newspapers|Learn More]]</span></center>
 
*[http://www.library.illinois.edu/inp/ Illinois Newspaper Project]  
 
*[http://www.library.illinois.edu/inp/ Illinois Newspaper Project]  
 
*[https://sites.google.com/site/onlinenewspapersite/Home/usa/il Illinois Online Historical Newspapers]  
 
*[https://sites.google.com/site/onlinenewspapersite/Home/usa/il Illinois Online Historical Newspapers]  
 
*[http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/newspapers/?state=Illinois&ethnicity=&language= Chronicling America - Illinois Newspapers]  
 
*[http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/newspapers/?state=Illinois&ethnicity=&language= Chronicling America - Illinois Newspapers]  
 
*[http://search.ancestry.com/oldsearch/locality/dbpage.aspx?tp=2&p=16&categoryFilterID=38&showPaging=true Illinois Newspapers] ($)
 
*[http://search.ancestry.com/oldsearch/locality/dbpage.aspx?tp=2&p=16&categoryFilterID=38&showPaging=true Illinois Newspapers] ($)
<center>'''[[Illinois Obituaries|Obituaries]]'''</center>  
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<center><span style="font-family:ProximaNova; font-size:20px; color:#4d4d4a;">'''Obituaries''' </span> <span style="width:300px; font-family:ProximaNova; font-size:14px; color:#0044cc;">[[Illinois Obituaries|Learn More]]</span></center>
 
*[http://www.illinoishistory.gov/lib/obit_finder.htm Obituary Index at Illinois Historic Preservation Agency]
 
*[http://www.illinoishistory.gov/lib/obit_finder.htm Obituary Index at Illinois Historic Preservation Agency]
<center>'''[[Illinois Probate Records|Probate Records]]'''</center>  
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<center><span style="font-family:ProximaNova; font-size:20px; color:#4d4d4a;">'''Probate Records''' </span> <span style="width:300px; font-family:ProximaNova; font-size:14px; color:#0044cc;">[[Illinois Probate Records|Learn More]]</span></center>
 
*{{RecordSearch|1834344|Illinois, Probate Records, 1819-1970}} Images only
 
*{{RecordSearch|1834344|Illinois, Probate Records, 1819-1970}} Images only
<center>'''[[Illinois Taxation|Tax Records]]'''</center>  
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<center><span style="font-family:ProximaNova; font-size:20px; color:#4d4d4a;">'''Tax Records''' </span> <span style="width:300px; font-family:ProximaNova; font-size:14px; color:#0044cc;">[[Illinois Taxation|Learn More]]</span></center>
 
*{{RecordSearch|2075263|U.S., Internal Revenue Assessment Lists, 1862-1874}} Images only
 
*{{RecordSearch|2075263|U.S., Internal Revenue Assessment Lists, 1862-1874}} Images only
<center>'''[[Illinois Genealogy Local Resources#Websites|Websites]]'''</center>
 
Sites with Illinois databases:
 
  
*[https://familysearch.org/search/collection/list?page=1&countryId=14 Illinois Historical Collections] at FamilySearch (Free)  
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<center><span style="font-family:ProximaNova; font-size:20px; color:#4d4d4a;">'''Websites''' </span> <span style="width:300px; font-family:ProximaNova; font-size:14px; color:#0044cc;">[[Illinois Genealogy Websites|Learn More]]</span></center>
*[http://search.ancestryinstitution.com/Places/US/Illinois/Default.aspx Illinois records] at Ancestry.com ($)  
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'''Sites with Illinois databases:'''
*[http://illinoisgenweb.org/ ILGenWeb] (Free)  
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*[https://familysearch.org/search/collection/list?page=1&countryId=14 Illinois Historical Collections] at FamilySearch (Free)
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*[http://search.ancestryinstitution.com/Places/US/Illinois/Default.aspx Illinois records] at Ancestry.com ($)
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*[http://illinoisgenweb.org/ ILGenWeb] (Free)
 
*[http://genealogytrails.com/ill/ IL Genealogy Trails]
 
*[http://genealogytrails.com/ill/ IL Genealogy Trails]
 
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'''Sites that search for Illinois databases:'''
 
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*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/IL/ Linkpendium]
*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/IL/ Linkpendium]  
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*[http://www.cyndislist.com/us/il/ Cyndis List]
 
*[http://www.cyndislist.com/us/il/ Cyndis List]
 
 
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*[[African-American Resources for Illinois|African Americans]]
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*[[Indians of Illinois|American Indians]]
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*[[Illinois Archives and Libraries|Archives and Libraries]]
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*[[Illinois Bible Records|Bible Records]]
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*[[Illinois Biography|Biography]]
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*[[Illinois Cemeteries|Cemeteries]]
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*[[Illinois Census|Census]]
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*[[Illinois Church Records|Church Records]]
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*[[Illinois Court Records|Court Records]]
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*[[Illinois Directories|Directories]]
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*[[Illinois Emigration and Immigration|Emigration and Immigration]]
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*[[Illinois Ethnic, Political, or Religious Groups|Ethnic, Political, or Religious Groups]]
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*[[Illinois Funeral Homes|Funeral Homes]]
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*[[Illinois Gazetteers|Gazetteers]]
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*[[Illinois Genealogy|Genealogy]]
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*[[Illinois History|History]]
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*[[Illinois Land and Property|Land and Property]]
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*[[Illinois Maps|Maps]]
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*[[Illinois Migration|Migration]]
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*[[Illinois Military Records|Military Records]]
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*[[Illinois Naturalization and Citizenship|Naturalization and Citizenship]]
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*[[Illinois Newspapers|Newspapers]]
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*[[Illinois Obituaries|Obituaries]]
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*[[Illinois Occupations|Occupations]]
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*[[Illinois Online Genealogy Records|Online Records]]
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*[[Illinois Periodicals|Periodicals]]
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*[[Illinois Probate Records|Probate Records]]
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*[[Illinois Public Records|Public Records]]
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*[[Illinois Societies|Societies]]
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*[[Illinois Taxation|Taxation]]
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*[[Illinois Vital Records|Vital Records]]
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*[[Illinois Voting Registers|Voting Registers]]
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*[[Illinois Other Records|'''Other Records''']]
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*[[Illinois For Further Reading|'''For Further Reading''']]
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Find genealogy records: vital records (birth, marriage, and death), census, cemeteries, probate, land, libraries, societies, churches, newspapers, etc. for Illinois, the Land of Lincoln.


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Indian Wars, dates vary
Revolutionary War, 1774-1783


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Revolutionary War, 1774-1783
War of 1812, 1812-1815
Winnebago War, 1827
Black Hawk War, 1832
Mexican War, 1846-1848
Civil War, 1861-1865
Spanish-American War, 1898
World War I, 1917-1918
World War II, 1941-1945
Naturalization Records Learn More
Newspapers Learn More
Obituaries Learn More
Probate Records Learn More
Tax Records Learn More
Websites Learn More

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