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*[http://www.illinoisgenealogy.org/cemeteries.htm Illinois Cemeteries] by county.
 
*[http://www.illinoisgenealogy.org/cemeteries.htm Illinois Cemeteries] by county.
  
*The [http://www.familysearch.org/Eng/Library/FHLC/frameset_fhlc.asp Family History Library Catalog] lists [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=topicdetails&subject=539599&subject_disp=Illinois%2C++Lee++%2D++Cemeteries&columns=*,0,0 some&nbsp;records of&nbsp;cemeteries in&nbsp;Lee County].&nbsp; 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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*The [http://www.familysearch.org/Eng/Library/FHLC/frameset_fhlc.asp Family History Library Catalog] lists {{FHL|539599|subject-id|disp=some&nbsp;records of&nbsp;cemeteries in&nbsp;Lee County}}.&nbsp; Some of the books or others may be on [http://books.google.com/advanced_book_search Google Books] or available at public libraries.
  
 
*[http://www.epodunk.com/cgi-bin/localList.php?local=6342&locTGroup=Cemeteries&direction=down&sec=0&qty=53&stateAbbv=&stateName= ePodunk&nbsp;list of&nbsp;Lee 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=6342&locTGroup=Cemeteries&direction=down&sec=0&qty=53&stateAbbv=&stateName= ePodunk&nbsp;list of&nbsp;Lee 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.
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*USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.  
 
*USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.  
*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=198946&subject_disp=Illinois%2C+Lee&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog]
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*{{FHL|Illinois%2C+Lee|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
 
*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/IL/Lee/ Lee County, Illinois Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
 
*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/IL/Lee/ Lee County, Illinois Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
  

Revision as of 06:53, 7 January 2011

Template:Illinois-stub United States > Illinois > Lee County

County Courthouse

History

Parent County

  • 1839--Lee County was created 27 February 1839 from Ogle County.  County seat:  Dixon [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), 195. (FHL Collection Ref Book 973 D27e 2002). WorldCat entry.