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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Illinois]][[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]'' '''Marshall County'''
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| building address = 122 N. Prairie<br>Lacon, IL 61540<br>309-246-6325
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| building address = '''Marshall County Courthouse'''<br>122 N. Prairie<br>Lacon, Illinois 61540<br>(309) 246-6325<br>[http://www.marshallcountyillinois.com/home/ Marshall County Website]
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{{Illinois-stub}}&nbsp;''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Illinois|Illinois]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] Marshall County'' <br>
 
  
 
== Marshall County Organization  ==
 
== Marshall County Organization  ==
  
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Marshall County's civil records start the following years:
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=== Historical Facts  ===
 
=== Historical Facts  ===
  
The county was named for John Marshall, a soldier of the Revolution, Statesman, author and jurist, Ambassador to France, Representative in Congress from Virginia, Secretary of State and Chief Justice of the United States Supreme Court.  
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[[Image:John Marshall.JPG|thumb|right|180px]]The county was named for [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Marshall John Marshall], a soldier of the Revolution, Statesman, author and jurist, Ambassador to France, Representative in Congress from Virginia, Secretary of State and Chief Justice of the United States Supreme Court.  
  
 
=== Parent County  ===
 
=== Parent County  ===
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:1795-1901 Knox, Northwest Territory
 
:1795-1901 Knox, Northwest Territory
  
 
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<br>See an interactive map of Marshall County [http://www.n2genealogy.com/illinois/il-maps.html boundary changes].  
See an interactive map of Marshall County [http://www.n2genealogy.com/illinois/il-maps.html boundary changes].
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=== Record Loss  ===
 
=== Record Loss  ===
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=== Biography  ===
 
=== Biography  ===
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[http://www.worldcat.org/search?q=su%3AMarshall+County+%28Ill.%29+Biography.&qt=hot_subject Marshcall County Biography Bibliography]&nbsp; ([http://www.worldcat.org/ WorldCat])
  
 
=== Cemeteries  ===
 
=== Cemeteries  ===
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*[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gs& Find A Grave] can be searched by the&nbsp;name of a person or family to find where a person is buried.&nbsp; Usually gives birth and death dates often with a picture of the tombstone.&nbsp; May&nbsp;give obituaries,&nbsp;names of&nbsp;family members and links to their information in Find A Grave.
 
*[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gs& Find A Grave] can be searched by the&nbsp;name of a person or family to find where a person is buried.&nbsp; Usually gives birth and death dates often with a picture of the tombstone.&nbsp; May&nbsp;give obituaries,&nbsp;names of&nbsp;family members and links to their information in Find A Grave.
  
*Find A Grave also gives&nbsp;a [http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=csr&CScn=&CScntry=4&CSst=16&CScnty=751 list of cemeteries in&nbsp;Marshall County] and links to the &nbsp;information&nbsp;for the&nbsp;individuals buried there.
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*Find A Grave also gives a [http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=csr&CScn=&CScntry=4&CSst=16&CScnty=751 list of cemeteries in&nbsp;Marshall County] and links to the information for the individuals buried there.
  
*[http://usgwtombstones.org/illinois/marshall.htm Marshall Co.&nbsp;IL&nbsp;USGenWeb Tombstone Project] usually gives the names of the deceased in alphabetical order by last name with birth and death dates plus any remarks.&nbsp;
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*[http://usgwtombstones.org/illinois/marshall.htm Marshall Co.&nbsp;IL&nbsp;USGenWeb Tombstone Project] usually gives the names of the deceased in alphabetical order by last name with birth and death dates plus any remarks.
  
 
*[http://www.illinoisgenealogy.org/cemeteries.htm Illinois Cemeteries] by county.
 
*[http://www.illinoisgenealogy.org/cemeteries.htm Illinois Cemeteries] by county.
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*Marshall County, Illinois Cemeteries. by James E. Fairbanks {{FHL|564517|item|desp=FHL film 1750755}} item 5
 
*Marshall County, Illinois Cemeteries. by James E. Fairbanks {{FHL|564517|item|desp=FHL film 1750755}} item 5
  
*The [http://www.familysearch.org/Eng/Library/FHLC/frameset_fhlc.asp Family History Library Catalog] lists {{FHL|654252|subject-id|disp=some&nbsp;records of&nbsp;cemeteries in&nbsp;Marshall County}}.&nbsp; Some of the books or others may be on [http://books.google.com/advanced_book_search Google Books] or available at public libraries.
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*The [https://www.familysearch.org/#form=catalog Family History Library Catalog] lists {{FHL|654252|subject-id|disp=some&nbsp;records of&nbsp;cemeteries in&nbsp;Marshall County}}.&nbsp; Some of the books or others may be on [http://books.google.com/advanced_book_search Google Books] or available at public libraries.
  
 
*[http://www.epodunk.com/cgi-bin/localList.php?local=6397&locTGroup=Cemeteries&direction=down&sec=0&qty=38&stateAbbv=&stateName= ePodunk&nbsp;list of&nbsp;Marshall County cemeteries] gives the names of the cemeteries in the county with a link to more information such as address, phone number, and web site.
 
*[http://www.epodunk.com/cgi-bin/localList.php?local=6397&locTGroup=Cemeteries&direction=down&sec=0&qty=38&stateAbbv=&stateName= ePodunk&nbsp;list of&nbsp;Marshall County cemeteries] gives the names of the cemeteries in the county with a link to more information such as address, phone number, and web site.
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=== Court Records  ===
 
=== Court Records  ===
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Original court records are held in the office of the Circuit Court Clerk. See [[Illinois Court Records]] for more information about using court records.
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=== Ethnic Research  ===
 
=== Ethnic Research  ===
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*[http://www.cyberdriveillinois.com/publications/pdf_publications/ard131.pdf Illinois State Archives pamphlet on African American Research] describes what&nbsp;records are&nbsp;at the State Archives with an online method for ordering records.  
 
*[http://www.cyberdriveillinois.com/publications/pdf_publications/ard131.pdf Illinois State Archives pamphlet on African American Research] describes what&nbsp;records are&nbsp;at the State Archives with an online method for ordering records.  
*[[African-American Resources for Illinois]]
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*[[African-American Resources for Illinois]]  
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*[http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~blackcoalminers/ African American Coal Miner] (Information Center)
  
 
=== Land and Property  ===
 
=== Land and Property  ===
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Original land records are held in the office of the County Clerk . See [[Illinois Land and Property]] for more information about using land records.
  
 
=== Local Histories  ===
 
=== Local Histories  ===
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=== Military Records  ===
 
=== Military Records  ===
  
*'''War of 1812'''
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For information about using Military records see [[Illinois Military Records|Illinois Military Records]]
  
[http://files.usgwarchives.net/il/marshall/military/warof1812/other/somemili635gmt.txt Military Land Grants] in Marshall County Illinois for Soldiers of the War of 1812 - USGenWeb
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[http://www.illinoisancestors.org/veterans/marshall_county.html Veteran's Honor Roll]&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; ( [http://www.illinoisancestors.org/ Illinois Ancestors] )&nbsp;This site list the names alphabetically&nbsp;of the individual, war, rank, branch, unit, death date, and cemetery
  
*'''Blackhawk War'''
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==== '''War of 1812''' ====
  
[http://files.usgwarchives.net/il/marshall/military/otherwar/rosters/u4thbriga157gmt.txt Captain Robert Barnes' Company ]- USGenWeb
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[http://files.usgwarchives.net/il/marshall/military/warof1812/other/somemili635gmt.txt Military Land Grants] in Marshall County Illinois for Soldiers of the War of 1812 - USGenWeb  
  
*'''Civil War'''<br>Civil War service men from Marshall 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 Marshall County.<br>
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==== '''Blackhawk War''' ====
  
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[http://files.usgwarchives.net/il/marshall/military/otherwar/rosters/u4thbriga157gmt.txt Captain Robert Barnes' Company ]- USGenWeb
  
:- [[44th Regiment, Illinois Infantry|44th Regiment, Illinois Infantry]], Company C.
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==== '''Civil War'''  ====
:- [[53rd Regiment, Illinois Infantry|53rd Regiment, Illinois Infantry]], Company H.<br>
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:- [[65th Regiment, Illinois Infantry (Scotch Regiment)|65th Regiment, Illinois Infantry (Scotch Regiment)]], Company C. <br>
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:- [[77th Regiment, Illinois Infantry|77th Regiment, Illinois Infantry]], Company D.
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:- [[86th Regiment, Illinois Infantry|86th Regiment, Illinois Infantry]], Companies B and E.
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Civil War service men from Marshall 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 Marshall County.<br>
  
1861-1862 Militia Rolls IRAD-ISU
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'''Artillery'''
  
'''Grand Army of the Republic (GAR)'''
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:- [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/reg_html/art_spng.html Springfield Light Battery]
  
[http://files.usgwarchives.net/il/marshall/military/civilwar/rosters/garlacon674nmt.txt Lacon Post], Lacon 1913 - USGenWeb
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'''Infantry'''
  
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:- [[11th Regiment, Illinois Infantry (3 months, 1861)|11th Regiment, Illinois Infantry ]](3 months), [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/r050/011-3b-in.html Company B]
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:- [[11th Regiment, Illinois Infantry|11th Regiment, Illinois Infantry]] (3 years) [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/r050/011-b-in.html Company B], and [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/r050/011-i-in.html Company I]
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:- [[17th Regiment, Illinois Infantry|17th Regiment, Illinois Infantry]]&nbsp; [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/r050/017-b-in.html Company B]
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:- [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/reg_html/018_reg.html 18th (Reorganized) Regiment, Illinois Infantry], [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/r050/018R-k-in.html Company K]
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:- [[44th Regiment, Illinois Infantry|44th_Regiment,_Illinois_Infantry]], [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/r050/044-c-in.html Company C]
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:- [[47th Regiment, Illinois Infantry|47th Regiment, Illinois Infantry]], [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/r050/047-d-in.html Company D], and [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/r050/047-g-in.html Company G]
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:- [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/reg_html/047_reg.html 47th (Consolidated) Regiment, Illinois Infantry], [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/r050/047C-i-in.html Company I]
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:- [[53rd Regiment, Illinois Infantry|53rd_Regiment,_Illinois_Infantry]], [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/r100/053-h-in.html Company H].<br>
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:- [[65th Regiment, Illinois Infantry (Scotch Regiment)|65th Regiment, Illinois Infantry (2nd Scotch Regiment Cameron's Highlanders)]], [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/r100/065-c-in.html Company C]. <br>
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:- [[77th Regiment, Illinois Infantry|77th Regiment, Illinois Infantry]], [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/r100/077-d-in.html Company D].
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:- [[86th Regiment, Illinois Infantry|86th Regiment, Illinois Infantry]], [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/r100/086-b-in.html Company B], and&nbsp; [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/r100/086-e-in.html Company E].
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:- [[138th Regiment, Illinois Infantry (100 days, 1864)|138th Regiment, Illinois Infantry]], [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/r155/138-k-in.html Company K]
  
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[http://files.usgwarchives.net/il/marshall/military/civilwar/pensions/1883pension 1883 Pensioners List ]- USGenWeb
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*1861-1862 Militia Rolls IRAD-ISU
  
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*'''[[Union Veterans' and Lineage Society Records|Grand Army of the Republic ]](GAR)'''
  
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*A list of [http://www.loc.gov/rr/main/gar/ GAR&nbsp;Post in Illinois ]additonal site of list of post[http://www.loc.gov/rr/main/gar/ Library of Congress]
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*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/il/marshall/military/civilwar/rosters/garlacon674nmt.txt Lacon Post], Lacon 1913 - USGenWeb
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*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/il/marshall/military/civilwar/pensions/1883pension 1883 Pensioners List ]- USGenWeb
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==== World War I  ====
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[http://search.ancestry.com/Browse/list.aspx?dbid=6482&cj=1&path=Illinois.Marshall+County&o_xid=0001546952&o_lid=0001546952 World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918] Ancestry
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==== World War II  ====
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[http://media.nara.gov/media/images/28/28/28-2790a.gif Army Casualties]&nbsp;&nbsp; [http://www.archives.gov/ U.S National Archives and Records Administration]
  
 
=== Naturalization  ===
 
=== Naturalization  ===
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Original naturalization records are held in the office of the County Clerk. See [[Illinois Naturalization and Citizenship|Illinois Naturalization Records]] for more information about using naturalization records.
  
 
=== Newspapers  ===
 
=== Newspapers  ===
  
 
=== Probate Records  ===
 
=== Probate Records  ===
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Original estates and wills are held in the office of the Circuit Court Clerk. See [[Illinois Probate Records]] for more information about using probate records.
  
 
=== Repositories  ===
 
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[[Illinois Regional Archives Depository (IRAD)|IRAD]] is a system of Illinois Regional Archives Depositories managed by the Illinois State Archives, housing the archival records of local Illinois counties, townships, municipalities and school districts. The seven Regional Depositories are housed on state university campuses scattered throughout Illinois. [[IRAD - Illinois State University|Illinois State University]] houses the records for Marshall County.
  
 
===== County Courthouse  =====
 
===== County Courthouse  =====
  
County records are most often kept at the County Courthouse or another local repository. For further information about where the records for Adams County are kept, see the [[Adams County, Illinois Courthouse|Adams County Courthouse]] page.  
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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&nbsp;Marshall County are kept, see the&nbsp;Marshall County Courthouse page.
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==== Family History Center  ====
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Family History Centers (FHCs) are branches of the Family History Library in Salt Lake City, Utah (United States) and are located all over the world. Their goal is to provide resources to assist you in the research and study of your genealogy. Currently there are no Family History Centers located directly in Marshall County.
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You may search your address for a center near you on the FamilySearch site. The following centers are located in surrounding counties. Their wiki pages may supply hours and other information.  
  
==== Family History Library ====
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[https://www.familysearch.org/locations/centerlocator?search_fs_center_form= Find a Family History Center]
  
==== Illinois Regional Archives Depository (IRAD) ====
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==== Illinois Regional Archives Depository (IRAD) ====
  
Illinois State University (ISU)<br>2016 Warehouse Road Campus<br>Box 1520 <br>Normal, Illinois 61802 <br>Phone: 309-452-6027  
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Illinois State University (ISU)<br>2016 Warehouse Road Campus<br>Box 1520 <br>Normal, Illinois 61802 <br>Phone: 1-309-452-6027  
  
 
Illinois Regional Archives Depository System - [http://www.cyberdriveillinois.com/departments/archives/irad.pdf Local Governmental Records Listings Arranged by County]  
 
Illinois Regional Archives Depository System - [http://www.cyberdriveillinois.com/departments/archives/irad.pdf Local Governmental Records Listings Arranged by County]  
  
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[http://library.public-libraries.org/county/IL/MarshallCounty.html Public Libraries in Marshall County]
  
 
=== Social Groups Online  ===
 
=== Social Groups Online  ===
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=== Vital Records  ===
 
=== Vital Records  ===
  
Illinois Vital Records for more information.  
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See [[Illinois Vital Records]] for more information about Vital records in Illinois.
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[https://secure.ancestry.com/VitalChek/selection.aspx?ct=bd&sor=Affiliates&sdo=url&sda=http%3a%2f%2fwww.ancestry.com%2fsearch&cj=1&sid=vitalchek&o_xid=0001769072&o_lid=0001769072] Order Birth and Death Certificates Online
  
 
==== '''Birth'''  ====
 
==== '''Birth'''  ====
  
'''1878- Present '''- The original Marshall County birth records are at the County ____office. The following&nbsp;records are available:  
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'''1878- Present '''- The original Marshall County birth records are at the County office. The following records are available:  
  
 
'''1878-1914 '''Birth Certificates - IRAD-ISU  
 
'''1878-1914 '''Birth Certificates - IRAD-ISU  
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==== '''Marriage'''  ====
 
==== '''Marriage'''  ====
  
'''1839-Present '''- the original Marshall County marriage records are at the County _____office. The following records are available:  
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:*'''1763-1900''' [http://www.ilsos.gov/isavital/marriagesrch.jsp Illinois Statewide Marriage Index, 1763-1900]
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'''1839-Present '''- the original Marshall County marriage records are at the County office. The following records are available:  
  
 
'''1839-1921 '''Marraige Licenses - IRAD-ISU  
 
'''1839-1921 '''Marraige Licenses - IRAD-ISU  
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==== '''Death'''  ====
 
==== '''Death'''  ====
  
'''1877-Present '''- The original Marshcall County death records are at the County ____office. The following records are available:  
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:*'''Pre-1916''' [http://www.ilsos.gov/isavital/deathsrch.jsp Illinois Statewide Death Index, Pre-1916]
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:*'''1916-1950''' [http://www.ilsos.gov/isavital/idphdeathsrch.jsp Database of Illinois Death Certificates, 1916-1950]
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'''1877-Present '''- The original Marshall County death records are at the County office. The following records are available:  
  
 
'''1877-1914 '''Death Certificates - IRAD-ISU  
 
'''1877-1914 '''Death Certificates - IRAD-ISU  
  
'''1877-1914 '''Death Certificates, stillbirth -IRAD-ISU  
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'''1877-1914 '''Death Certificates, Stillbirth -IRAD-ISU  
  
 
'''1874-1888 '''Coroner's Inquest Record - IRAD-ISU  
 
'''1874-1888 '''Coroner's Inquest Record - IRAD-ISU  
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== References  ==
 
== References  ==
  
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{{Illinois|Illinois}}  
 
{{Illinois|Illinois}}  
  
 
[[Category:Marshall_County,_Illinois]]
 
[[Category:Marshall_County,_Illinois]]

Revision as of 21:44, 30 January 2013

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Online Records


Marshall County, Illinois
Map
Boundary map of Marshall County, Illinois
Map of the U.S. highlighting Illinois
Location of Illinois in the U.S.
Facts
Founded: January 19, 1839
County Seat Lacon
Courthouse
Marshall County Courthouse.gif
Photo courtesy Illinois Regional Archives Depository, Illinois State Archives
Address Marshall County Courthouse
122 N. Prairie
Lacon, Illinois 61540
(309) 246-6325
Marshall County Website
 

Contents

Marshall County Organization

Marshall County's civil records start the following years:

                                     Beginning Dates for Marshall County Records
Birth Marriage Death Census Land Probate
1870
1830
1877
1840
1839
1830

County records are most often kept at the County Courthouse or another local repository. For further information about where the records for Marshall County are kept, see the Marshall County Courthouse page.

Historical Facts

John Marshall.JPG
The county was named for John Marshall, a soldier of the Revolution, Statesman, author and jurist, Ambassador to France, Representative in Congress from Virginia, Secretary of State and Chief Justice of the United States Supreme Court.

Parent County

  • 1839--Marshall County was created 19 January 1839 from Putnam County.  County seat:  Lacon [1]

Boundary Changes

1825-1839 Putnam
1827-1827 Peoria
1823-1825 Fulton
1821-1823 Sangamon
1817-1821 Bond
1812-1821 Madison
1801-1812 St. Clair
1795-1901 Knox, Northwest Territory


See an interactive map of Marshall County boundary changes.

Record Loss

Records and Resources

Biography

Marshcall County Biography Bibliography  (WorldCat)

Cemeteries

Illinois cemetery records often identify birth, death, relationship, and military information, as well as religious affiliation.

  • Find A Grave can be searched by the name of a person or family to find where a person is buried.  Usually gives birth and death dates often with a picture of the tombstone.  May give obituaries, names of family members and links to their information in Find A Grave.
  • Marshall County, Illinois Cemeteries. by James E. Fairbanks FHL Collection item 5

Census

Historical populations
Census Pop.
190016,370
191015,679−4.2%
192014,760−5.9%
193013,023−11.8%
194013,1791.2%
195013,025−1.2%
196013,3342.4%
197013,302−0.2%
198014,4798.8%
199012,846−11.3%
200013,1802.6%
201012,640−4.1%
IL Counties 1900-1990

Church Records

Court Records

Original court records are held in the office of the Circuit Court Clerk. See Illinois Court Records for more information about using court records.


Ethnic Research

African American

The following have information concerning African American research.

Land and Property

Original land records are held in the office of the County Clerk . See Illinois Land and Property for more information about using land records.

Local Histories

Maps

Military Records

For information about using Military records see Illinois Military Records

Veteran's Honor Roll    ( Illinois Ancestors ) This site list the names alphabetically of the individual, war, rank, branch, unit, death date, and cemetery

War of 1812

Military Land Grants in Marshall County Illinois for Soldiers of the War of 1812 - USGenWeb

Blackhawk War

Captain Robert Barnes' Company - USGenWeb

Civil War

Civil War service men from Marshall 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 Marshall County.

Artillery

- Springfield Light Battery

Infantry

- 11th Regiment, Illinois Infantry (3 months), Company B
- 11th Regiment, Illinois Infantry (3 years) Company B, and Company I
- 17th Regiment, Illinois Infantry  Company B
- 18th (Reorganized) Regiment, Illinois Infantry, Company K
- 44th_Regiment,_Illinois_Infantry, Company C
- 47th Regiment, Illinois Infantry, Company D, and Company G
- 47th (Consolidated) Regiment, Illinois Infantry, Company I
- 53rd_Regiment,_Illinois_Infantry, Company H.
- 65th Regiment, Illinois Infantry (2nd Scotch Regiment Cameron's Highlanders), Company C.
- 77th Regiment, Illinois Infantry, Company D.
- 86th Regiment, Illinois Infantry, Company B, and  Company E.
- 138th Regiment, Illinois Infantry, Company K


  • 1861-1862 Militia Rolls IRAD-ISU

World War I

World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918 Ancestry

World War II

Army Casualties   U.S National Archives and Records Administration

Naturalization

Original naturalization records are held in the office of the County Clerk. See Illinois Naturalization Records for more information about using naturalization records.

Newspapers

Probate Records

Original estates and wills are held in the office of the Circuit Court Clerk. See Illinois Probate Records for more information about using probate records.

Repositories

IRAD is a system of Illinois Regional Archives Depositories managed by the Illinois State Archives, housing the archival records of local Illinois counties, townships, municipalities and school districts. The seven Regional Depositories are housed on state university campuses scattered throughout Illinois. Illinois State University houses the records for Marshall County.

County Courthouse

County records are most often kept at the County Courthouse or another local repository. For further information about where the records for Marshall County are kept, see the Marshall County Courthouse page.

Family History Center

Family History Centers (FHCs) are branches of the Family History Library in Salt Lake City, Utah (United States) and are located all over the world. Their goal is to provide resources to assist you in the research and study of your genealogy. Currently there are no Family History Centers located directly in Marshall County.

You may search your address for a center near you on the FamilySearch site. The following centers are located in surrounding counties. Their wiki pages may supply hours and other information.

Find a Family History Center

Illinois Regional Archives Depository (IRAD)

Illinois State University (ISU)
2016 Warehouse Road Campus
Box 1520
Normal, Illinois 61802
Phone: 1-309-452-6027

Illinois Regional Archives Depository System - Local Governmental Records Listings Arranged by County

Public Libraries

Public Libraries in Marshall County

Social Groups Online

Societies

Taxation

Vital Records

See Illinois Vital Records for more information about Vital records in Illinois.

[1] Order Birth and Death Certificates Online

Birth

1878- Present - The original Marshall County birth records are at the County office. The following records are available:

1878-1914 Birth Certificates - IRAD-ISU

Marriage

1839-Present - the original Marshall County marriage records are at the County office. The following records are available:

1839-1921 Marraige Licenses - IRAD-ISU

Death

1877-Present - The original Marshall County death records are at the County office. The following records are available:

1877-1914 Death Certificates - IRAD-ISU

1877-1914 Death Certificates, Stillbirth -IRAD-ISU

1874-1888 Coroner's Inquest Record - IRAD-ISU

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Web Sites

Databases Pertinent to Marshall County
Local Governmental Records Database
Name Index to Illinois Local Governments
Illinois Statewide Marriage Index
Illinois Statewide Death Index, 1916–1950
Illinois Public Domain Land Tract Sales Database
Federal Township Plats of Illinois

References

  1. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, UT: Everton Publishers, 2002), 196. (FHL Collection Ref Book 973 D27e 2002). WorldCat entry.