Schuyler County, Illinois

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{{Illinois-stub}}''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Illinois|Illinois]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] Schuyler County''  
 
{{Illinois-stub}}''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Illinois|Illinois]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] Schuyler County''  
  
== Schuyler County Information  ==
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== Schuyler County Organization ==
  
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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 Schuyler County are kept, see the [[Schuyler County, Illinois Courthouse|Schuyler County Courthouse]] page. 
  
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=== Historical Facts ===
 
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=== County Courthouse  ===
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=== History ===
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=== Parent County  ===
 
=== Parent County  ===
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== Places / Localities  ==
 
== Places / Localities  ==
  
==== Populated Places  ====
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=== Populated Places  ===
  
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
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=== Neighboring Counties  ===
  
 
*[[Adams County, Illinois|Adams]]  
 
*[[Adams County, Illinois|Adams]]  
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*[[McDonough County, Illinois|McDonough]]
 
*[[McDonough County, Illinois|McDonough]]
  
== Resources  ==
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== Records and Resources  ==
  
==== African American  ====
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=== African American  ===
  
 
The following have information concerning African American research.  
 
The following have information concerning African American research.  
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*[[African-American Resources for Illinois]]
 
*[[African-American Resources for Illinois]]
  
==== Cemeteries  ====
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=== Cemeteries  ===
  
 
Illinois&nbsp;cemetery records often identify birth, death, relationship, and military information, as well as religious affiliation.  
 
Illinois&nbsp;cemetery records often identify birth, death, relationship, and military information, as well as religious affiliation.  
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*[http://www.epodunk.com/cgi-bin/localList.php?local=6662&locTGroup=Cemeteries&direction=down&sec=0&qty=90&stateAbbv=&stateName= ePodunk&nbsp;list of&nbsp;Schuyler County cemeteries] gives the names of the cemeteries in the county with a link to more information such as address, phone number, and web site.
 
*[http://www.epodunk.com/cgi-bin/localList.php?local=6662&locTGroup=Cemeteries&direction=down&sec=0&qty=90&stateAbbv=&stateName= ePodunk&nbsp;list of&nbsp;Schuyler County cemeteries] gives the names of the cemeteries in the county with a link to more information such as address, phone number, and web site.
  
==== Census  ====
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=== Census  ===
  
 
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==== 1840 Pensioners  ====
  
 
*''A Census of Pensioners for Revolutionary or Military Services: With their Names, Ages, and Places of Residence, as Returned by the Marshalls of the Several Judicial Districts, Under the Act for Taking the Sixth Census''. Washington, D.C., 1841. {{FHL|973 X2pc 1840}}; {{FHL|2321}}; digital version at [http://books.google.com/books?id=W7JYAAAAMAAJ&pg=PA188&lpg=PA188 Google Books]. [See Illinois, Schuyler County on page 188.]
 
*''A Census of Pensioners for Revolutionary or Military Services: With their Names, Ages, and Places of Residence, as Returned by the Marshalls of the Several Judicial Districts, Under the Act for Taking the Sixth Census''. Washington, D.C., 1841. {{FHL|973 X2pc 1840}}; {{FHL|2321}}; digital version at [http://books.google.com/books?id=W7JYAAAAMAAJ&pg=PA188&lpg=PA188 Google Books]. [See Illinois, Schuyler County on page 188.]
  
==== Church  ====
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=== Church  ===
  
==== Court  ====
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=== Court  ===
  
==== Land  ====
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=== Land  ===
  
==== Local Histories  ====
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=== Local Histories  ===
  
 
*''Biographical Review of Cass, Schuyler and Brown Counties, Illinois: Containing Biographical Sketches of Pioneers and Leading Citizens''. Chicago: Biographical Review Pub. Co., 1892. Digital versions at [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=29314 Ancestry] ($); [http://genealogytrails.com/ill/schuyler/BioReviewofCassSchuylerBrownCoIL1892.html Genealogy Trails]; [http://www.archive.org/details/biographicalrev00illi Internet Archive]; [http://schuyler.ilgenweb.net/BiosCassSchuyler/Biogs.html USGenWeb] (partial).  
 
*''Biographical Review of Cass, Schuyler and Brown Counties, Illinois: Containing Biographical Sketches of Pioneers and Leading Citizens''. Chicago: Biographical Review Pub. Co., 1892. Digital versions at [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=29314 Ancestry] ($); [http://genealogytrails.com/ill/schuyler/BioReviewofCassSchuylerBrownCoIL1892.html Genealogy Trails]; [http://www.archive.org/details/biographicalrev00illi Internet Archive]; [http://schuyler.ilgenweb.net/BiosCassSchuyler/Biogs.html USGenWeb] (partial).  
 
*''Historical Encyclopedia of Illinois and History of Schuyler County''. Chicago: Munsell Pub. Co., 1908. Digital version at [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=19853 Ancestry] ($).<br>
 
*''Historical Encyclopedia of Illinois and History of Schuyler County''. Chicago: Munsell Pub. Co., 1908. Digital version at [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=19853 Ancestry] ($).<br>
  
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=== Maps  ===
  
==== Military  ====
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=== Military  ===
  
 
*'''Civil War'''<br>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.<br>
 
*'''Civil War'''<br>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.<br>
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:- [[78th Regiment, Illinois Infantry|78th Regiment, Illinois Infantry]], Company A.
 
:- [[78th Regiment, Illinois Infantry|78th Regiment, Illinois Infantry]], Company A.
  
==== Newspapers  ====
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=== Newspapers  ===
  
==== Probate  ====
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=== Probate  ====
  
 
An unspecified number of Schuyler County probate records are available in {{RecordSearch|1834344|Illinois, Probate Records, 1819-1970}}.  
 
An unspecified number of Schuyler County probate records are available in {{RecordSearch|1834344|Illinois, Probate Records, 1819-1970}}.  
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*Renner, Edna Gorsage. [http://schuyler.ilgenweb.net/schuylernewhome/will-estate-probate/will.html Schuyler County Illinois Wills &amp; Estates 1850 - 1868], courtesy: [http://ilgenweb.net/ ILGenWeb].
 
*Renner, Edna Gorsage. [http://schuyler.ilgenweb.net/schuylernewhome/will-estate-probate/will.html Schuyler County Illinois Wills &amp; Estates 1850 - 1868], courtesy: [http://ilgenweb.net/ ILGenWeb].
  
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=== Repositories ===
  
==== Vital Records  ====
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==== County Courthouse ====
  
===== Birth =====
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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 Schuyler County are kept, see the [[Schuyler County, Illinois Courthouse|Schuyler County Courthouse]] page. 
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====Family History Library====
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====Illinois Regional Archives Depository (IRAD)====
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====Public Libraries====
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=== Social Groups Online===
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===Societies===
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=== Taxation ===
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=== Vital Records  ===
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==== Birth  ====
  
 
*[http://schuyler.ilgenweb.net/schuylernewhome/birth100/Birthrecordsindexpage.html Schuyler County, Illinois Birth Records 1877-1903], courtesy: [http://ilgenweb.net/ ILGenWeb]
 
*[http://schuyler.ilgenweb.net/schuylernewhome/birth100/Birthrecordsindexpage.html Schuyler County, Illinois Birth Records 1877-1903], courtesy: [http://ilgenweb.net/ ILGenWeb]
  
===== Marriage  =====
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==== Marriage  ====
  
 
*[http://schuyler.ilgenweb.net/MarriageRecords/mar.html First 100 Marriage Licenses in Schuyler County, Illinois], courtesy: [http://ilgenweb.net/ ILGenWeb]  
 
*[http://schuyler.ilgenweb.net/MarriageRecords/mar.html First 100 Marriage Licenses in Schuyler County, Illinois], courtesy: [http://ilgenweb.net/ ILGenWeb]  
 
*[http://schuyler.ilgenweb.net/MarriageRecords/marriageindex.html Marriage Register 1877-1907], courtesy: ILGenWeb
 
*[http://schuyler.ilgenweb.net/MarriageRecords/marriageindex.html Marriage Register 1877-1907], courtesy: ILGenWeb
  
===== Death  =====
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==== Death  ====
  
 
*[http://schuyler.ilgenweb.net/schuylernewhome/Deaths/Deathrecordsindexpage.html Schuyler County, Illinois Death Records 1877-1903], courtesy: [http://ilgenweb.net/ ILGenWeb]
 
*[http://schuyler.ilgenweb.net/schuylernewhome/Deaths/Deathrecordsindexpage.html Schuyler County, Illinois Death Records 1877-1903], courtesy: [http://ilgenweb.net/ ILGenWeb]
 
== Societies and Libraries  ==
 
  
 
== Web Sites  ==
 
== Web Sites  ==

Revision as of 02:01, 31 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

Schuyler County Organization

                                     Beginning Dates for Schuyler County Records
Birth Marriage Death Census Land Probate
1877
1825
1877
1830
1817
1825

County records are most often kept at the County Courthouse or another local repository. For further information about where the records for Schuyler County are kept, see the Schuyler County Courthouse page.

Historical Facts

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

Records and 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

1840 Pensioners

  • A Census of Pensioners for Revolutionary or Military Services: With their Names, Ages, and Places of Residence, as Returned by the Marshalls of the Several Judicial Districts, Under the Act for Taking the Sixth Census. Washington, D.C., 1841. FHL 973 X2pc 1840; FHL 2321; digital version at Google Books. [See Illinois, Schuyler County on page 188.]

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

  • Biographical Review of Cass, Schuyler and Brown Counties, Illinois: Containing Biographical Sketches of Pioneers and Leading Citizens. Chicago: Biographical Review Pub. Co., 1892. Digital versions at Ancestry ($); Genealogy Trails; Internet Archive; USGenWeb (partial).
  • Historical Encyclopedia of Illinois and History of Schuyler County. Chicago: Munsell Pub. Co., 1908. Digital version at Ancestry ($).

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.

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 Schuyler County are kept, see the Schuyler County Courthouse page.

Family History Library

Illinois Regional Archives Depository (IRAD)

Public Libraries

Social Groups Online

Societies

Taxation

Vital Records

Birth

Marriage

Death

Web Sites

References

  1. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).