Marshall County, Illinois Genealogy

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== History  ==
 
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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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:1795-1901 Knox, Northwest Territory
  
 
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The following have information concerning African American research.  
 
The following have information concerning African American research.  
  
*&nbsp;[[African American Research]] (US) has more information about the kinds of records
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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.  
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*'''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>
 
*'''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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==== Vital Records  ====
 
==== Vital Records  ====
  
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Illinois Vital Records for more information.  
  
 
'''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&nbsp;records are available:  
  
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'''1839-Present '''- the original Marshall County marriage records are at the County _____office. The following records are available:  
 
'''1839-Present '''- the original Marshall County marriage records are at the County _____office. The following records are available:  
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'''1877-Present '''- The original Marshcall County death records are at the County ____office. The following records are available:
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'''1877-Present '''- The original Marshcall County death records are at the County ____office. The following records are available:  
  
'''1877-1914 '''Death Certificates - IRAD-ISU
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'''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
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== Societies and Libraries  ==
 
== Societies and Libraries  ==
  
 
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'''Databases Pertinent to Marshall County'''
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<br>Local Governmental Records Database <br>Name Index to Illinois Local Governments <br>Illinois Statewide Marriage Index <br>Illinois Statewide Death Index, 1916–1950 <br>Illinois Public Domain Land Tract Sales Database <br>Federal Township Plats of Illinois
  
 
*USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.  
 
*USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.  

Revision as of 14:57, 5 July 2011

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
Address 122 N. Prairie
Lacon, IL 61540
309-246-6325
Website: www.marshallcountyillinois.com/home/
Named for: John Marshall
John Marshall.JPG
   United States Gotoarrow.png Illinois Gotoarrow.png Marshall County

Contents

County Courthouse

History

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

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

African American

The following have information concerning African American research.

Archives and libraries

Illinois Regional Archives Depository (IRAD)

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

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

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.

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

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

1861-1862 Militia Rolls IRAD-ISU


  • 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.
- 44th Regiment, Illinois Infantry, Company C.
- 53rd Regiment, Illinois Infantry, Company H.
- 65th Regiment, Illinois Infantry (Scotch Regiment), Company C.
- 77th Regiment, Illinois Infantry, Company D.
- 86th Regiment, Illinois Infantry, Companies B and E.

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Illinois Vital Records for more information.

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 Marshcall 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

Societies and Libraries

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.