Logan County, Illinois

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| building address = P.O. Box 278<br>Lincoln, IL 62656<br>217-732-4148
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| building address = '''Logan County Courthouse'''<br>P.O. Box 278<br>Lincoln, Illinois 62656<br>(217)732-4148<br>[http://www.co.logan.il.us/ Logan County Website]
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== County Organization  ==
 
== County Organization  ==
  
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| align="center" width="16.6%" | '''[[Logan County, Illinois#Births|Birth]]'''  
 
| align="center" width="16.6%" | '''[[Logan County, Illinois#Births|Birth]]'''  
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| align="center" width="16.6%" | '''[[Logan County, Illinois#Probate_Records|Probate]]'''
 
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=== Historical Facts  ===
 
=== Historical Facts  ===
  
Logan county was named for Dr. John Logan, a pioneer phhysician, and father of General John A. Logan.  
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Logan county was named for Dr. John Logan, a pioneer physician, and father of General John A. Logan, a General in the Union Army and who had a political presence in Illinois.  John A. Logan is also known as the founder of Memorial Day.  
  
 
=== Parent County  ===
 
=== Parent County  ===
  
*'''1839--'''Logan County was created 15&nbsp;February 1839, from [[Sangamon County, Illinois|Sangamon]] County.&nbsp; '''County seats:'''&nbsp; Postville, Mt. Pulaski, Lincoln <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed''. (Draper, UT: Everton Publishers, 2002), 196. ({{FHL|1852055|item}} Ref Book 973 D27e 2002). [http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/50140092 WorldCat entry].</ref>
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*'''1839--'''Logan County was created 15 February 1839, from [[Sangamon County, Illinois|Sangamon]] County.&nbsp; '''County seats:''' Postville, Mt. Pulaski, Lincoln <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed''. (Draper, UT: Everton Publishers, 2002), 196. ({{FHL|1852055|item}} Ref Book 973 D27e 2002). [http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/50140092 WorldCat entry].</ref>
  
 
=== Boundary Changes  ===
 
=== Boundary Changes  ===
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:1790-1801 Knox, Northwest Territory
 
:1790-1801 Knox, Northwest Territory
  
 
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<br> See an interactive map of Logan County [http://www.n2genealogy.com/illinois/il-maps.html boundary changes].  
See an interactive map of Logan County [http://www.n2genealogy.com/illinois/il-maps.html boundary changes].
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=== Record Loss  ===
 
=== Record Loss  ===
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For further information on researching in burned counties, see the following:  
 
For further information on researching in burned counties, see the following:  
  
*[[Burned Counties Research]] <br>
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*[[Burned Counties Research]] <br>  
 
*[http://blogs.ancestry.com/circle/?p=2424 http://blogs.ancestry.com/circle/?p=2424]
 
*[http://blogs.ancestry.com/circle/?p=2424 http://blogs.ancestry.com/circle/?p=2424]
  
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New Holland  
 
New Holland  
  
San Jose<br>
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San Jose<br>  
  
 
'''Historical Place Names'''  
 
'''Historical Place Names'''  
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Johnsons, Johnsons Siding  
 
Johnsons, Johnsons Siding  
  
Kickapoo, Kickapoo Siding, Kings, Kruger<br>
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Kickapoo, Kickapoo Siding, Kings, Kruger<br>  
  
Laenna, Lake Fork, Latham, Lawndale, Layman, Lee, Leesburgh, Lincoln, Lincoln Hill, Long Point, Lucas<br>
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Laenna, Lake Fork, Latham, Lawndale, Layman, Lee, Leesburgh, Lincoln, Lincoln Hill, Long Point, Lucas<br>  
  
Mackey, Madison, Martin, Middletown, Mt. Fulcher, Mt. Hope, Mt. Joy, Mt. Pulaski, Music, Musick's Ferry<br>
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Mackey, Madison, Martin, Middletown, Mt. Fulcher, Mt. Hope, Mt. Joy, Mt. Pulaski, Music, Musick's Ferry<br>  
  
Narita, New Castle, New Holland, North Lincoln<br>
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Narita, New Castle, New Holland, North Lincoln<br>  
  
Oran, Orndorff, Orvil<br>
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Oran, Orndorff, Orvil<br>  
  
P &amp; N Junction, Peifer, Peoria District Junction, Perry, Postville, Prairie Creek, Pulaski<br>
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P &amp; N Junction, Peifer, Peoria District Junction, Perry, Postville, Prairie Creek, Pulaski<br>  
  
Quisenberry<br>
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Quisenberry<br>  
  
Rhody, Richmond Grove<br>
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Rhody, Richmond Grove<br>  
  
Salt Creek, San Jose, Scroggin, Sheridan, Skelton<br>
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Salt Creek, San Jose, Scroggin, Sheridan, Skelton<br>  
  
Union, Utility<br>
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Union, Utility<br>  
  
Warick, West Lincoln, Wilmert, Woodlawn, Woolf, Wyatt<br>
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Warick, West Lincoln, Wilmert, Woodlawn, Woolf, Wyatt<br>  
  
Xenia<br>
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Xenia<br>  
  
 
Yankeetown  
 
Yankeetown  
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*[[Tazewell County, Illinois|Tazewell]]
 
*[[Tazewell County, Illinois|Tazewell]]
  
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== Records and Resources  ==
 
== Records and Resources  ==
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*'''War of 1812'''
 
*'''War of 1812'''
  
[http://files.usgwarchives.net/il/logan/military/warof1812/other/somemili522gmt.txt Military Land Grants in Logan County Illinois ]for Soldiers of the War of 1812 - USGenWeb
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[http://files.usgwarchives.net/il/logan/military/warof1812/other/somemili522gmt.txt Military Land Grants in Logan County Illinois ]for Soldiers of the War of 1812 - USGenWeb  
 
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*'''Civil War'''<br>Civil War service men from Logan County served in various regiments. Men often joined a company (within a regiment) that originated in their county. Listed below are companies or regiments that were formed from men of Logan County.
 
*'''Civil War'''<br>Civil War service men from Logan County served in various regiments. Men often joined a company (within a regiment) that originated in their county. Listed below are companies or regiments that were formed from men of Logan County.
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This is My Story: Veterans of Logan County Illinois. Logan County Genealogical and Historical Society  
 
This is My Story: Veterans of Logan County Illinois. Logan County Genealogical and Historical Society  
  
'''Grand Army of the Republic (GAR)<span id="fck_dom_range_temp_1312222697714_563" />'''
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'''Grand Army of the Republic (GAR)<span id="fck_dom_range_temp_1312222697714_563" />'''  
  
[http://files.usgwarchives.net/il/logan/military/civilwar/rosters/garleowm702nmt.txt Leo W. Myers Post, Lincoln ]1913&nbsp; - USGenWeb
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[http://files.usgwarchives.net/il/logan/military/civilwar/rosters/garleowm702nmt.txt Leo W. Myers Post, Lincoln ]1913&nbsp; - USGenWeb  
  
 
[http://files.usgwarchives.net/il/logan/military/civilwar/rosters/garsamwa712nmt.txt Sam Walker Post, Mt. Pulaski ]1913 - USGenWeb  
 
[http://files.usgwarchives.net/il/logan/military/civilwar/rosters/garsamwa712nmt.txt Sam Walker Post, Mt. Pulaski ]1913 - USGenWeb  
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*'''Indian Wars'''
 
*'''Indian Wars'''
  
[http://files.usgwarchives.net/il/logan/military/indian/other/somemili523gmt.txt Military Land Grants ]in Logan County Illinois for Soldiers of the Indian Wars - USGenWeb
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[http://files.usgwarchives.net/il/logan/military/indian/other/somemili523gmt.txt Military Land Grants ]in Logan County Illinois for Soldiers of the Indian Wars - USGenWeb  
  
 
{{FHL|1693414|item|disp=FHL book 977.357 M2t v. 2}}  
 
{{FHL|1693414|item|disp=FHL book 977.357 M2t v. 2}}  
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'''Online Illinois Probate Records:'''  
 
'''Online Illinois Probate Records:'''  
  
[https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://hr-search-api:8080/searchapi/search/collection/1834344 At FamilySearch]<br>
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[https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://hr-search-api:8080/searchapi/search/collection/1834344 At FamilySearch]<br>  
  
 
=== Repositories  ===
 
=== Repositories  ===
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Databases Pertinent to Logan County  
 
Databases Pertinent to Logan County  
  
<br>[http://www.ilsos.gov/GenealogyMWeb/iradsrch.html Local Governmental Records Database ]<br>[http://www.ilsos.gov/GenealogyMWeb/niilgsrch.html Name Index to Illinois Local Governments ]<br>[http://www.cyberdriveillinois.com/departments/archives/marriage.html Illinois Statewide Marriage Index ]<br>[http://www.cyberdriveillinois.com/departments/archives/idphdeathindex.html Illinois Statewide Death Index, 1916–1950 ]<br>[http://www.cyberdriveillinois.com/departments/archives/data_lan.html Illinois Public Domain Land Tract Sales Database ]<br>[http://www.cyberdriveillinois.com/departments/archives/data_lan.html Federal Township Plats of Illinois ]<br>[http://www.cyberdriveillinois.com/departments/archives/logan.html Logan County Circuit Court Criminal Case Files Index (1857–1945) ]<br>
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<br>[http://www.ilsos.gov/GenealogyMWeb/iradsrch.html Local Governmental Records Database ]<br>[http://www.ilsos.gov/GenealogyMWeb/niilgsrch.html Name Index to Illinois Local Governments ]<br>[http://www.cyberdriveillinois.com/departments/archives/marriage.html Illinois Statewide Marriage Index ]<br>[http://www.cyberdriveillinois.com/departments/archives/idphdeathindex.html Illinois Statewide Death Index, 1916–1950 ]<br>[http://www.cyberdriveillinois.com/departments/archives/data_lan.html Illinois Public Domain Land Tract Sales Database ]<br>[http://www.cyberdriveillinois.com/departments/archives/data_lan.html Federal Township Plats of Illinois ]<br>[http://www.cyberdriveillinois.com/departments/archives/logan.html Logan County Circuit Court Criminal Case Files Index (1857–1945) ]<br>  
  
 
*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/il/logan/logan.htm USGenWeb project]. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.  
 
*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/il/logan/logan.htm USGenWeb project]. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.  
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== References  ==
 
== References  ==
  
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{{Illinois|Illinois}}  
 
{{Illinois|Illinois}}  
  
 
[[Category:Logan_County,_Illinois]]
 
[[Category:Logan_County,_Illinois]]

Revision as of 19:44, 9 August 2011

Logan County, Illinois
Map
Boundary map of Logan County, Illinois
Map of the U.S. highlighting Illinois
Location of Illinois in the U.S.
Facts
Founded: February 15, 1839
County Seat Lincoln
Courthouse
Logan County Courthouse.gif
Address Logan County Courthouse
P.O. Box 278
Lincoln, Illinois 62656
(217)732-4148
Logan County Website