Woodford County, Illinois

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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
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==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
  
*'''1841--'''Woodford County was created 27 February 1841&nbsp;from [[Tazewell_County,_Illinois|Tazewell]] and [[McLean_County,_Illinois|McLean]] Counties.&nbsp; '''County seat:&nbsp;'''&nbsp;Eureka <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
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*'''1841--'''Woodford County was created 27 February 1841&nbsp;from [[Tazewell County, Illinois|Tazewell]] and [[McLean County, Illinois|McLean]] Counties.&nbsp; '''County seat:&nbsp;'''&nbsp;Eureka <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
  
 
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==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
  
*[[LaSalle_County,_Illinois|LaSalle]]
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*[[LaSalle County, Illinois|LaSalle]]  
*[[Livingston_County,_Illinois|Livingston]]
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*[[Livingston County, Illinois|Livingston]]  
*[[Marshall_County,_Illinois|Marshall]]
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*[[Marshall County, Illinois|Marshall]]  
*[[McLean_County,_Illinois|McLean]]
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*[[McLean County, Illinois|McLean]]  
*[[Peoria_County,_Illinois|Peoria]]
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*[[Peoria County, Illinois|Peoria]]  
*[[Tazewell_County,_Illinois|Tazewell]]
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*[[Tazewell County, Illinois|Tazewell]]
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
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*[http://www.cyberdriveillinois.com/publications/pdf_publications/ard131.pdf Illinois State Archives pamphlet on African American Research] describes what&nbsp;records are&nbsp;at the State Archives with an online method for ordering records.  
 
*[http://www.cyberdriveillinois.com/publications/pdf_publications/ard131.pdf Illinois State Archives pamphlet on African American Research] describes what&nbsp;records are&nbsp;at the State Archives with an online method for ordering records.  
*[https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/African-American_Resources_for_Illinois  
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==== Cemeteries  ====
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
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*[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gs& Find A Grave] can be searched by the&nbsp;name of a person or family to find where a person is buried.&nbsp; Usually gives birth and death dates often with a picture of the tombstone.&nbsp; May&nbsp;give obituaries,&nbsp;names of&nbsp;family members and links to their information in Find A Grave.
 
*[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gs& Find A Grave] can be searched by the&nbsp;name of a person or family to find where a person is buried.&nbsp; Usually gives birth and death dates often with a picture of the tombstone.&nbsp; May&nbsp;give obituaries,&nbsp;names of&nbsp;family members and links to their information in Find A Grave.
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*Find A Grave also gives&nbsp;a [http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=csr&CScn=&CScntry=4&CSst=16&CScnty=791 list of cemeteries in Woodford County] and links to the &nbsp;information&nbsp;for the&nbsp;individuals buried there.
 
*Find A Grave also gives&nbsp;a [http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=csr&CScn=&CScntry=4&CSst=16&CScnty=791 list of cemeteries in Woodford County] and links to the &nbsp;information&nbsp;for the&nbsp;individuals buried there.
  
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United States > Illinois > Woodford County

Contents

County Courthouse

History

Parent County

  • 1841--Woodford County was created 27 February 1841 from Tazewell and McLean Counties.  County seat:  Eureka [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.

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

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).