Marshall County, Illinois

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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>
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== Marshall County Organization  ==
 
== Marshall County Organization  ==
  
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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
 
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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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*'''War of 1812'''
 
*'''War of 1812'''
  
[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://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  
  
 
*'''Blackhawk War'''
 
*'''Blackhawk War'''
  
[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/otherwar/rosters/u4thbriga157gmt.txt Captain Robert Barnes' Company ]- 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>
 
*'''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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:- [[44th Regiment, Illinois Infantry|44th Regiment, Illinois Infantry]], Company C.  
 
:- [[44th Regiment, Illinois Infantry|44th Regiment, Illinois Infantry]], Company C.  
:- [[53rd Regiment, Illinois Infantry|53rd Regiment, Illinois Infantry]], Company H.<br>
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:- [[53rd Regiment, Illinois Infantry|53rd Regiment, Illinois Infantry]], Company H.<br>  
:- [[65th Regiment, Illinois Infantry (Scotch Regiment)|65th Regiment, Illinois Infantry (Scotch Regiment)]], Company C. <br>
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:- [[65th Regiment, Illinois Infantry (Scotch Regiment)|65th Regiment, Illinois Infantry (Scotch Regiment)]], Company C. <br>  
 
:- [[77th Regiment, Illinois Infantry|77th Regiment, Illinois Infantry]], Company D.  
 
:- [[77th Regiment, Illinois Infantry|77th Regiment, Illinois Infantry]], Company D.  
 
:- [[86th Regiment, Illinois Infantry|86th Regiment, Illinois Infantry]], Companies B and E.
 
:- [[86th Regiment, Illinois Infantry|86th Regiment, Illinois Infantry]], Companies B and E.
  
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<br> 1861-1862 Militia Rolls IRAD-ISU
  
1861-1862 Militia Rolls IRAD-ISU
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'''Grand Army of the Republic (GAR)'''  
 
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'''Grand Army of the Republic (GAR)'''
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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/rosters/garlacon674nmt.txt Lacon Post], Lacon 1913 - USGenWeb
  
[http://files.usgwarchives.net/il/marshall/military/civilwar/pensions/1883pension 1883 Pensioners List ]- USGenWeb
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[http://files.usgwarchives.net/il/marshall/military/civilwar/pensions/1883pension 1883 Pensioners List ]- USGenWeb
  
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=== Naturalization  ===
 
=== Naturalization  ===
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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 Adams County are kept, see the [[Adams County, Illinois Courthouse|Adams 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 Adams County are kept, see the [[Adams County, Illinois Courthouse|Adams County Courthouse]] page.  
  
==== Family History Library ====
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==== Family History Library ====
  
==== 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  
 
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 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]  
  
==== Public Libraries ====
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=== Social Groups Online  ===
 
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== References  ==
 
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Revision as of 21:26, 9 August 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
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
   United States Gotoarrow.png Illinois Gotoarrow.png Marshall County

Contents

Marshall County Organization

                                     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

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

Ethnic Research

African American

The following have information concerning African American research.

Land and Property

Local Histories

Maps

Military Records

  • 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.


- 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.


1861-1862 Militia Rolls IRAD-ISU

Grand Army of the Republic (GAR)

Lacon Post, Lacon 1913 - USGenWeb


1883 Pensioners List - USGenWeb


Naturalization

Newspapers

Probate Records

Repositories

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 Courthouse page.

Family History Library

Illinois Regional Archives Depository (IRAD)

Illinois State University (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

Public Libraries

Social Groups Online

Societies

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

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.