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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

Parent County

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

Boundary Changes

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

Illinois State Universtiy
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

  • 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

Societies and Libraries

Web Sites

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.

 

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