Putnam County, Illinois Genealogy

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*[http://usgwtombstones.org/illinois/putnam.htm Putnam Co. IL 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://usgwtombstones.org/illinois/putnam.htm Putnam Co. IL 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 (by ''Access Genealog''y).
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*[http://www.illinoisgenealogy.org/cemeteries.htm Illinois Cemeteries] by county (by ''Access ''''Genealogy'').
  
 
*The [http://www.familysearch.org/Eng/Library/FHLC/frameset_fhlc.asp Family History Library Catalog] lists {{FHL|653551|subject-id|disp=some records of cemeteries in Putnam County}}.  Some of the books or others may be on [http://books.google.com/advanced_book_search Google Books] or available at public libraries.
 
*The [http://www.familysearch.org/Eng/Library/FHLC/frameset_fhlc.asp Family History Library Catalog] lists {{FHL|653551|subject-id|disp=some records of cemeteries in Putnam County}}.  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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United States > Illinois > Putnam County

Contents

County Courthouse

History

Israel Putnam.JPG

The county is named after Revolutionary War Major General Israel Putnam (1718-1790).[1]

Parent County

  • 1825--Putnam County was created 13 January 1825 from Fulton County.  County seat: Hennepin [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

African American

The following have information concerning African American research.

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. Completeness of these listings varies widely.

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

Web Sites

References

  1. "Putnam County, Illinois," Wikipedia.
  2. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).