Stephenson County, Illinois Genealogy

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Revision as of 16:30, 6 July 2011

Stephenson County, Illinois
Map
Boundary map of Stephenson County, Illinois
Map of the U.S. highlighting Illinois
Location of Illinois in the U.S.
Facts
Founded: March 4, 1837
County Seat Freeport
Courthouse
Address 15 North Galena Avenue
Freeport, IL 61032
815-235-8289
Website: www.co.stephenson.il.us
Named for: Benjamin Stephenson
United States Gotoarrow.png Illinois Gotoarrow.png Stephenson County

Contents

County Courthouse

History

Parent County

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.
190034,933
191036,8215.4%
192037,7432.5%
193040,0646.1%
194040,6461.5%
195041,5952.3%
196046,20711.1%
197048,8615.7%
198049,5361.4%
199048,052−3.0%
200048,9791.9%
201047,711−2.6%
IL Counties 1900-1990


Church

Court

Land

Family Maps of Stephenson County, Illinois (2008) plats the land of many nineteenth-century Stephenson County residents. The publisher's bookstore includes a free online surname index. FHL Book 977.333 E7b

Local Histories

Maps

Military

  • Civil War
    Civil War service men from Stephenson 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 Stephenson County.
- 71st Regiment, Illinois Infantry, Company B.
- 90th Regiment, Illinois Infantry, Company I.
- 92nd Regiment, Illinois Infantry, Companies A, F and G.
- 93rd Regiment, Illinois Infantry, Companies D and G.

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).