Logan County, Illinois

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== County Organization  ==
 
== County Organization  ==
  
Logan County's civil records start the following years:
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Logan County's civil records start the following years:  
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | '''[[Logan County, Illinois#Probate_Records|Probate]]'''
 
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | 1878<br>
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | 1878<br>  
| width="16.6%" align="center" | 1857<br>
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | 1857<br>  
| width="16.6%" align="center" | 1878<br>
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | 1878<br>  
| width="16.6%" align="center" | 1840<br>
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | 1840<br>  
| width="16.6%" align="center" | 1829<br>
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | 1829<br>  
 
| width="16.6%" align="center" | 1855<br>
 
| width="16.6%" align="center" | 1855<br>
 
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=== Record Loss  ===
 
=== Record Loss  ===
  
'''April 15, 1857''' -- Courthouse burned and virtually all records were destroyed.  
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'''April 15, 1857''' -- Courthouse burned and virtually all records were destroyed. For marriage and probate records 1820-1839 see Sangamon County.&nbsp;
  
 
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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=== Biography  ===
 
=== Biography  ===
  
[http://books.google.com/books?id=rCIWAAAAYAAJ The Biographical Record of Logan County, Illinois]&nbsp; 1901&nbsp; (Google Books)
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[http://books.google.com/books?id=rCIWAAAAYAAJ The Biographical Record of Logan County, Illinois]&nbsp; 1901&nbsp; (Google Books)  
  
[http://www.worldcat.org/title/history-of-logan-county-illinois-together-with-sketches-of-its-cities-villages-and-towns-educational-religious-civil-military-and-political-history-portraits-of-prominent-persons-and-biographies-of-representative-citizens-also-a-condensed-history-of-illinois-embodying-accounts-of-prehistoric-races-indian-wars-and-a-brief-review-of-its-civil-and-political-history/oclc/62147378&referer=brief_results Logan County Biography Bibliography]&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; (WorldCat)
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[http://www.worldcat.org/title/history-of-logan-county-illinois-together-with-sketches-of-its-cities-villages-and-towns-educational-religious-civil-military-and-political-history-portraits-of-prominent-persons-and-biographies-of-representative-citizens-also-a-condensed-history-of-illinois-embodying-accounts-of-prehistoric-races-indian-wars-and-a-brief-review-of-its-civil-and-political-history/oclc/62147378&referer=brief_results Logan County Biography Bibliography]&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; (WorldCat)  
  
 
=== Cemeteries  ===
 
=== Cemeteries  ===
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'''1866-1920''' ''Records of the Lincoln Circuit Methodist Churches in Logan County, Illinois''. Copied by Mrs. Kenneth Patterson; indexed by Mrs. Jean Hauffe. {{FHL|584242|item|desp=FHL fiche 6117397}} two fiche Book: 977.357 K2p  
 
'''1866-1920''' ''Records of the Lincoln Circuit Methodist Churches in Logan County, Illinois''. Copied by Mrs. Kenneth Patterson; indexed by Mrs. Jean Hauffe. {{FHL|584242|item|desp=FHL fiche 6117397}} two fiche Book: 977.357 K2p  
  
[http://genealogytrails.com/ill/logan/baptisms.html Baptisms at New Holland Zion Lutheran Church]&nbsp; (Genealogy Trails History Group)
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[http://genealogytrails.com/ill/logan/baptisms.html Baptisms at New Holland Zion Lutheran Church]&nbsp; (Genealogy Trails History Group)  
  
 
=== Court Records  ===
 
=== Court Records  ===
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'''1872-1963''' Guardians' records {{FHL|308200|disp= FHL film 1316630}} first of 5 films  
 
'''1872-1963''' Guardians' records {{FHL|308200|disp= FHL film 1316630}} first of 5 films  
  
'''1857-1945&nbsp; '''[http://www.cyberdriveillinois.com/departments/archives/logan.html Logan County Circuit Court Criminal Case Files Index]
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'''1857-1945&nbsp; '''[http://www.cyberdriveillinois.com/departments/archives/logan.html Logan County Circuit Court Criminal Case Files Index]  
  
 
=== Ethnic Research  ===
 
=== Ethnic Research  ===
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=== Military Records  ===
 
=== Military Records  ===
  
[http://www.illinoisancestors.org/veterans/logan_county.html Veteran's Honor Roll]&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; ( [http://www.illinoisancestors.org/ Illinois Ancestors] )&nbsp; This site list names alphabetically, service in which war, rank, branch of service, unit, death and cemetery
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[http://www.illinoisancestors.org/veterans/logan_county.html Veteran's Honor Roll]&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; ( [http://www.illinoisancestors.org/ Illinois Ancestors] )&nbsp; This site list names alphabetically, service in which war, rank, branch of service, unit, death and cemetery  
  
==== Revolutionary War ====
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==== Revolutionary War ====
  
[http://genealogytrails.com/ill/revwar2.html#logan Veterans Burials]&nbsp; (Genealogy Trails History Group)
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[http://genealogytrails.com/ill/revwar2.html#logan Veterans Burials]&nbsp; (Genealogy Trails History Group)  
  
 
==== '''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<br>
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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<br>  
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==== '''Civil War'''  ====
  
==== '''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.  
 
<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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:- [[38th Regiment, Illinois Infantry|38th Regiment, Illinois Infantry]], [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/r050/038-f-in.html Company F].
 
:- [[38th Regiment, Illinois Infantry|38th Regiment, Illinois Infantry]], [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/r050/038-f-in.html Company F].
  
:[http://www.illinoiscivilwar.org/cw66.html 66th Regiment, Illinois Infantry], Company C
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:[http://www.illinoiscivilwar.org/cw66.html 66th Regiment, Illinois Infantry], Company C  
 
:- [[68th Regiment, Illinois Infantry|68th Regiment, Illinois Infantry]], [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/r100/068-h-in.html Company H].  
 
:- [[68th Regiment, Illinois Infantry|68th Regiment, Illinois Infantry]], [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/r100/068-h-in.html Company H].  
 
:- [[73rd Regiment, Illinois Infantry|73rd Regiment, Illinois Infantry]], [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/r100/073-f-in.html Company F].  
 
:- [[73rd Regiment, Illinois Infantry|73rd Regiment, Illinois Infantry]], [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/r100/073-f-in.html Company F].  
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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  
 
[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  
  
'''Pensioners'''
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'''Pensioners'''  
  
[http://www.archive.org/stream/listpensionerso00buregoog#page/n526/mode/1up List of Pensioners on the Roll January 1, 1883]
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[http://www.archive.org/stream/listpensionerso00buregoog#page/n526/mode/1up List of Pensioners on the Roll January 1, 1883]  
  
[http://www.archive.org/stream/listpensionerso00buregoog#page/n825/mode/1up Addenda to Pensioners on the Roll January 1, 1883]
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[http://www.archive.org/stream/listpensionerso00buregoog#page/n825/mode/1up Addenda to Pensioners on the Roll January 1, 1883]  
  
==== World War I ====
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==== World War I ====
  
[http://search.ancestry.com/Browse/list.aspx?dbid=6482&cj=1&path=Illinois.Logan+County&o_xid=0001546952&o_lid=0001546952 World War I Draft Registration Cards], 1917-1918&nbsp;&nbsp; (Ancestry)
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[http://search.ancestry.com/Browse/list.aspx?dbid=6482&cj=1&path=Illinois.Logan+County&o_xid=0001546952&o_lid=0001546952 World War I Draft Registration Cards], 1917-1918&nbsp;&nbsp; (Ancestry)  
  
==== World War II ====
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==== World War II ====
  
[http://media.nara.gov/media/images/28/28/28-2784a.gif Army Casualties&nbsp;]&nbsp; ([http://www.archives.gov/ U.S. National Archives and Record Administration])
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[http://media.nara.gov/media/images/28/28/28-2784a.gif Army Casualties&nbsp;]&nbsp; ([http://www.archives.gov/ U.S. National Archives and Record Administration])  
  
 
{{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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[http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/titles/places/illinois/Logan/ Chronicling America]&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; ( [http://www.loc.gov/index.html Library of Congress] )  
 
[http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/titles/places/illinois/Logan/ Chronicling America]&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; ( [http://www.loc.gov/index.html Library of Congress] )  
  
Search for Newspaper Obituaries&nbsp;at&nbsp;&nbsp;[http://www.genealogybank.com/gbnk/obituaries/?kbid=7716&m=8 Genealogy Bank]
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Search for Newspaper Obituaries&nbsp;at&nbsp;&nbsp;[http://www.genealogybank.com/gbnk/obituaries/?kbid=7716&m=8 Genealogy Bank]  
  
 
=== Probate Records  ===
 
=== Probate Records  ===
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1820-1839 Probate Record IRAD-UIS
  
 
'''1894-1964''' Probate Inventory Record IRAD-ISU  
 
'''1894-1964''' Probate Inventory Record IRAD-ISU  
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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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County records are most often kept at the County Courthouse or another local repository. For further information about where the records for Logan County are kept, see the [[Logan County, Illinois Courthouse|Logan County Courthouse]] page.  
 
County records are most often kept at the County Courthouse or another local repository. For further information about where the records for Logan County are kept, see the [[Logan County, Illinois Courthouse|Logan County Courthouse]] page.  
  
==== Family History Center&nbsp; ====
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==== Family History Center&nbsp; ====
  
 
==== Illinois Regional Archives Depository (IRAD)  ====
 
==== Illinois Regional Archives Depository (IRAD)  ====
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=== Vital Records  ===
 
=== Vital Records  ===
  
[http://vitalrec.com/ilcounties10.html#Logan Order Birth and Death Certificates Online]
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[http://vitalrec.com/ilcounties10.html#Logan Order Birth and Death Certificates Online]  
  
 
==== '''Birth'''  ====
 
==== '''Birth'''  ====
  
 
==== '''Marriage'''  ====
 
==== '''Marriage'''  ====
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1820-1839 Marriage Records at IRAD-UIS
  
 
'''1857-1865''' Marriage Record Index IRAD-ISU  
 
'''1857-1865''' Marriage Record Index IRAD-ISU  
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'''1891-1899''' Burial Registers (Lincoln) IRAD-ISU  
 
'''1891-1899''' Burial Registers (Lincoln) IRAD-ISU  
  
[http://genealogytrails.com/ill/logan/deaths.html Deaths in Logan County, Illinois]&nbsp;&nbsp; (Genealogy Trails)
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[http://genealogytrails.com/ill/logan/deaths.html Deaths in Logan County, Illinois]&nbsp;&nbsp; (Genealogy Trails)  
  
 
== Places / Localities  ==
 
== Places / Localities  ==
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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 00:34, 13 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
Photo courtesy Illinois Regional Archives Depository, Illinois State Archives
Address Logan County Courthouse
P.O. Box 278
Lincoln, Illinois 62656
(217)732-4148
Logan County Website