Schuyler County, Illinois Genealogy

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Revision as of 22:14, 1 July 2011

Schuyler County, Illinois
Map
Boundary map of Schuyler County, Illinois
Map of the U.S. highlighting Illinois
Location of Illinois in the U.S.
Facts
Founded: January 13, 1825
County Seat Rushville
Courthouse
IL-schuyler-courthouse.jpg
Address 102 S. Congress Street
P.O. Box 200
Rushville, IL 62681

618-664-0449

Website: www.schuylercountyillinois.com
Named for: Philip Schuyler
United States Gotoarrow.png Illinois Gotoarrow.png Schuyler County

Contents

County Courthouse

History

Parent County

  • 1825--Schuyler County was created 13 January 1825 from Pike and Fulton Counties.  County seat:  Rushville [1]

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.

Census

Historical populations
Census Pop.
190016,129
191014,852−7.9%
192013,285−10.6%
193011,676−12.1%
194011,430−2.1%
19509,613−15.9%
19608,746−9.0%
19708,135−7.0%
19808,3652.8%
19907,498−10.4%
20007,189−4.1%
IL Counties 1900-1990


Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

  • Civil War
    Civil War service men from Schuyler 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 Schuyler County.
- 62nd Regiment, Illinois Infantry, Company I.
- 73rd Regiment, Illinois Infantry, Company G.
- 78th Regiment, Illinois Infantry, Company A.

Newspapers

Probate

An unspecified number of Schuyler County probate records are available in Illinois, Probate Records, 1819-1970.

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).