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Guide to '''Massac County, Illinois ancestry, family history, and genealogy''' birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.<br>
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{{Click|Image:IL_ORP.png|Illinois Online Genealogy Records}} {{Infobox U.S. County
 
| county = Massac County
 
| county = Massac County
 
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| founded year = 1843
 
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| building address = '''Massac County Courthouse'''<br>P.O. Box 429<br>Metropolis, Illinois 62960<br>(618) 664-0449
 
| building address = '''Massac County Courthouse'''<br>P.O. Box 429<br>Metropolis, Illinois 62960<br>(618) 664-0449
 
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== Massac County Organization  ==
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=== Massac County Organization  ===
  
 
Massac County's civil records start the following years:  
 
Massac County's civil records start the following years:  
  
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=== Historical Facts  ===
 
=== Historical Facts  ===
  
[[Image:Fort Massac Illinois.jpg|thumb|right|200px]]{{wpd|Fort_Massac|Fort Massac}} Massac County gets it's name from Fort Massac which was named in honor of the Marquis de Massiac who was a French Naval minister.  
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Massac County was named for [[Image:Fort Massac Illinois.jpg|thumb|right|200px]]{{wpd|Fort_Massac|Fort Massac}}, built in 1757.  The fort was named in honor of the Marquis de Massiac, the French Naval Minister.
  
 
=== Boundary Changes  ===
 
=== Boundary Changes  ===
  
*'''1843--'''Massac County was created 8 February 1843 from [[Pope County, Illinois|Pope]] and [[Johnson County, Illinois|Johnson]] Counties. <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed''. (Draper, UT: Everton Publishers, 2002), 196. ({{FHL|1852055|item}} Ref Book 973 D27e 2002). [http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/50140092 WorldCat entry].</ref>
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For animated maps illustrating Illinois county boundary changes, [http://www.mapofus.org/illinois/ "Rotating Formation Illinois County Boundary Maps"] (1790-1869) may be viewed for free at the MapofUS.org website.  
  
*Interactive map of Massac County [http://www.n2genealogy.com/illinois/il-maps.html boundary changes].
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*'''1843--'''Massac County was created 8 February 1843 from [[Pope County, Illinois Genealogy|Pope]] and [[Johnson County, Illinois Genealogy|Johnson]] Counties. <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed''. (Draper, UT: Everton Publishers, 2002), 196. ({{FHL|1852055|item}} Ref Book 973 D27e 2002). [http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/50140092 WorldCat entry].</ref>
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==== Records Loss  ====
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There is no known history of courthouse disasters in this county.
  
 
== Records and Resources  ==
 
== Records and Resources  ==
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=== Cemeteries  ===
 
=== Cemeteries  ===
  
One of the best places to start Massac County cemetery searches are the six volumes published by the Massac County Illinois Genealogical Society. Free surname indexes are available [http://www.pikecoilgenweb.org/index.php?action=displaycat&catid=1593 online], courtesy: ILGenWeb.
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{{SD Cemeteries Intro|Massac}}
  
The [[Illinois Cemeteries#Online_Resources|Illinois Cemeteries]] page provides general explanations of the following online Massac County resources:  
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| colspan="2" bgcolor="#E0E0E0" style="border:1px solid black"| <center>'''Cemeteries of Massac, Illinois''' online and in print</center>
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| width="20%" bgcolor="#E0E0E0" style="border:1px solid black" | <center>'''Tombstone Transcriptions Online'''</center>
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*[http://findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gsr&GSfn=&GSmn=&GSln=&GSbyrel=all&GSby=&GSdyrel=all&GSdy=&GScntry=4&GSst=16&GScnty=753&GSgrid=&df=all&GSob=n Findagrave.com]
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*[http://massac.illinoisgenweb.org/ ILGenWeb]
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*[http://usgwarchives.net/il/massac/massaccem.html ILGenWeb Archives]
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*[http://usgwtombstones.org/illinois/massac.htm Tombstone Project]
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*[https://billiongraves.com/pages/search/# Billion Graves]
 
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| width="20%" bgcolor="#E0E0E0" style="border:1px solid black" | <center>''' TombstoneTranscriptions in Print''' ([[The Value of Cemetery Records in Print |Often more complete]])</center>
| bgcolor="#ffffcc" | '''Online Gravestone Transcriptions'''
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| bgcolor="#ffffcc" | '''Cemetery Gazetteers'''
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*{{FHL|531568|subject-id|disp=Family History Library}}
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*[http://www.worldcat.org/search?q=su%3Acemetery+Massac+Illinois&qt=advanced&dblist=638 WorldCat]
 
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| width="20%" bgcolor="#E0E0E0" style="border:1px solid black" |<center>'''List of Cemeteries in the County'''</center>
| Find A Grave &#124; [http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gs& national search]&nbsp;&#124; [http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=csr&CScn=&CScntry=4&CSst=16&CScnty=753 county list]  
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| [http://www.epodunk.com/cgi-bin/localList.php?local=6403&locTGroup=Cemeteries&direction=down&sec=0&qty=43&stateAbbv=&stateName= ePodunk]
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*[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=csr&CScn=&CScntry=4&CSst=16&CScnty=753 Findagrave.com]
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*[https://billiongraves.com/search/results?year_range=5&action=search_cemetery&exact=true&country=United%20States&state=Illinois&county=Massac&cemetery_name=a# Billion Graves]
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*[https://graveyards.com/Illinois/Massac Graveyards of Illinois]
 
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| [http://www.worldcat.org/search?q=su%3ACemeteries+Illinois+Massac+County.&qt=results_page WorldCat]
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| colspan="2" bgcolor="#E0E0E0" style="border:1px solid black"| <center>See '''[[Illinois Cemeteries]]''' for more information</center>
| [http://usgwtombstones.org/illinois/massac.htm USGenWeb Tombstone Transcription Project]
 
| [http://www.pikecoilgenweb.org/comments.php?id=16910 ILGenWeb]<br>
 
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| [http://www.illinoisgenealogy.org/cemeteries.htm Illinois Cemeteries]  
 
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[http://www.epodunk.com/cgi-bin/localList.php?local=6403&locTGroup=Cemeteries&direction=down&sec=0&qty=43&stateAbbv=&stateName= ePodunk] had list of cemeteries in and around Massac County.
  
 
=== Census  ===
 
=== Census  ===
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=== Maps  ===
 
=== Maps  ===
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[[Image:Ilmassac.jpg|right|400px|Ilmassac.jpg]]
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*[http://www.mapofus.org/illinois/ Maps of Illinois (1788-1940)]
  
 
=== Military Records  ===
 
=== Military Records  ===
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=== Probate Records  ===
 
=== Probate Records  ===
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'''Online Probate Records'''
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*'''1772 - 1999''' [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=9048 Illinois Wills and Probate Records 1772-1999] at [http://home.ancestry.com/ Ancestry.com] — index and images '''$'''
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*'''1819 - 1988''' {{RecordSearch|1834344|Illinois Probate Records 1819-1988}} at [https://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch.org] — images
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Original estates and wills are held in the office of the Circuit Court Clerk. See [[Illinois Probate Records]] for more information about using probate records.  
 
Original estates and wills are held in the office of the Circuit Court Clerk. See [[Illinois Probate Records]] for more information about using probate records.  
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==== Family History Center  ====
 
==== Family History Center  ====
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{{FamilySearch Centers Intro}}
  
 
==== Illinois Regional Archives Depository (IRAD)  ====
 
==== Illinois Regional Archives Depository (IRAD)  ====
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=== Societies  ===
 
=== Societies  ===
  
'''Genealogical Society of Southern Illinois''' has a [[Genealogical Society of Southern Illinois|page]] with details about its' activities.  
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'''Massac County Historical Society'''<br>405 Market Street <br>IL 62960<br> 23 Chick Street <br>Metropolis, IL 62960<br>Telephone Number: 618-524-7203<br>(Society President, no phone at museum)<br>E-mail:[mailto:thecrow@midwest.net thecrow@midwest.net]<br>[http://www.southernillinoismuseums.org/museums/participating-museums/13-massac-county-historical-society Website]<br><br>
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'''Massac County Genealogical Society'''<br> PO Box 1043<br>Metropolis, IL 62960-1043<br>[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~ilmcgs/?cj=1&sid=RootsWeb&netid=cj&o_xid=0007727563&o_lid=0007727563&o_sch=Affiliate+External Website]<br><br>
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'''Genealogical Society of Southern Illinois''' has a [[Genealogical Society of Southern Illinois|page]] with details about its' activities.
  
 
=== Taxation  ===
 
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=== Vital Records  ===
 
=== Vital Records  ===
  
See [[Illinois Vital Records]] for more information about Vital records in Illinois.  
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See [[Illinois Vital Records]] for more information about Vital records in Illinois. See also [http://www.genealogyinc.com/illinois/il-vital-records/ How to order Illinois Vital Records] or [http://www.genealogyinc.com/ordervitalcertificate/ order electronically online].  
  
Vital records consist of birth, death, marriage and divorce records. Original birth and death certificates recorded until the year 1916 are kept by the Massac County Clerk while those recorded after 1916 are kept by the [http://www.idph.state.il.us/vitalrecords/index.htm Illinois Department of Public Health] with a copy to the County Clerk. Original marriage records are usually kept by the County Clerk from the establishment of the county to the present. Original divorce records are generally in the office of the Circuit Court Clerk.  
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<br> Vital records consist of birth, death, marriage and divorce records. Original birth and death certificates recorded until the year 1916 are kept by the Massac County Clerk while those recorded after 1916 are kept by the [http://www.idph.state.il.us/vitalrecords/index.htm Illinois Department of Public Health] with a copy to the County Clerk. Original marriage records are usually kept by the County Clerk from the establishment of the county to the present. Original divorce records are generally in the office of the Circuit Court Clerk.  
  
 
The following abstracts and copies of original records may be accessed through online databases, the [[The Family History Library|Family History Library]] and the [http://www.ilsos.gov/GenealogyMWeb/iradsrch.html Illinois Regional Archives Depository (IRAD)] located at the Southern Illinois University (SIU) - search for Massac County records. For information on how to use IRAD see the [[IRAD - Southern Illinois University|IRAD Wiki page.]]  
 
The following abstracts and copies of original records may be accessed through online databases, the [[The Family History Library|Family History Library]] and the [http://www.ilsos.gov/GenealogyMWeb/iradsrch.html Illinois Regional Archives Depository (IRAD)] located at the Southern Illinois University (SIU) - search for Massac County records. For information on how to use IRAD see the [[IRAD - Southern Illinois University|IRAD Wiki page.]]  
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:*'''1858–1903''' Massac County Genealogical Society. ''Massac County, Illinois marriages from misc. sources, 1858-1903.'' Metropolis, Illinois: Massac County Genealogical Society (Illinois), 1998.[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/42725133 Other libraries (WorldCat)] {{FHL|961134|item|disp=FHL book 977.3997 V2mc}}  
 
:*'''1858–1903''' Massac County Genealogical Society. ''Massac County, Illinois marriages from misc. sources, 1858-1903.'' Metropolis, Illinois: Massac County Genealogical Society (Illinois), 1998.[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/42725133 Other libraries (WorldCat)] {{FHL|961134|item|disp=FHL book 977.3997 V2mc}}  
:*'''18–18''' [http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/51990352 Other libraries (WorldCat)] {{FHL|721582|item|disp=FHL book 977.396 V2d 1816–1865, 1866–1880}}
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:*'''1816-1865, 1866–1880''' [http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/51990352 Other libraries (WorldCat)] {{FHL|721582|item|disp=FHL book 977.396 V2d 1816–1865, 1866–1880}}
  
 
===== Copies of original Marriage Records  =====
 
===== Copies of original Marriage Records  =====
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:*'''1763-1900''' [http://www.ilsos.gov/isavital/marriagesrch.jsp Illinois Statewide Marriage Index, 1763-1900]  
 
:*'''1763-1900''' [http://www.ilsos.gov/isavital/marriagesrch.jsp Illinois Statewide Marriage Index, 1763-1900]  
:*'''1790–1860''' [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=7851&cj=1&o_xid=0001546952&o_lid=0001546952 Illinois Marriage index ]found at Ancestry.com ($)
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:*'''1790–1860''' [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=7851&cj=1&o_xid=0001546952&o_lid=0001546952 Illinois Marriage index] found at Ancestry.com ($)
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:*'''1805-1985''' {{RecordSearch|2534491|Illinois, Church Marriages, 1805-1985}} at [https://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index
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:*'''1810–1934''' {{RecordSearch|1803970|Illinois, County Marriages, 1810-1934}} at [https://familysearch.org FamilySearch] — index and images
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:*'''1833-1889''' {{RecordSearch|2515894|Illinois, Civil Marriages, 1833-1889}} at [https://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index
  
 
==== Deaths  ====
 
==== Deaths  ====
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:*'''Pre-1916''' [http://www.ilsos.gov/isavital/deathsrch.jsp Illinois Statewide Death Index, Pre-1916]  
 
:*'''Pre-1916''' [http://www.ilsos.gov/isavital/deathsrch.jsp Illinois Statewide Death Index, Pre-1916]  
:*'''1916-1950''' [http://www.ilsos.gov/isavital/idphdeathsrch.jsp Database of Illinois Death Certificates, 1916-1950]
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:*'''1916-1950''' [http://www.ilsos.gov/isavital/idphdeathsrch.jsp Database of Illinois Death Certificates, 1916-1950]  
 
:*'''1850–1885''' [http://search.ancestry.com/Browse/list.aspx?dbid=8756&cj=1&path=Illinois.&o_xid=0001546952&o_lid=0001546952 U.S. Federal Census Mortality Schedules, 1850-1885] found at Ancestry.com ($)
 
:*'''1850–1885''' [http://search.ancestry.com/Browse/list.aspx?dbid=8756&cj=1&path=Illinois.&o_xid=0001546952&o_lid=0001546952 U.S. Federal Census Mortality Schedules, 1850-1885] found at Ancestry.com ($)
  
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== Web Sites  ==
 
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*{{FHL|Illinois%2C+Massac|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}  
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*[http://www.genealogyinc.com/illinois/massac-county/ Massac County, IL History, Records, Facts and Genealogy]
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*[http://ldsgenealogy.com/IL/Massac-County.htm Massac County IL Genealogy]
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*[https://plus.google.com/u/0/communities/104195621376697101310 Illinois Genealogy Network Community on Google+]
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*[https://www.facebook.com/groups/196017143782491/ Illinois Genealogy Network Group on Facebook]
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*{{FHL|Illinois%2C+Massac|subject|disp=FamilySearch Catalog}}  
 
*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/IL/Massac/ Massac County, Illinois Genealogy and Family History ](Linkpendium)
 
*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/IL/Massac/ Massac County, Illinois Genealogy and Family History ](Linkpendium)
  
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Latest revision as of 20:54, 10 February 2017

United States
Illinois


Massac County

Guide to Massac County, Illinois ancestry, family history, and genealogy birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.

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Massac County, Illinois
Map
Map of Illinois highlighting Massac County
Location in the state of Illinois
Map of the U.S. highlighting Illinois
Location of Illinois in the U.S.
Facts
Founded: 1843
County Seat Metropolis
Courthouse
IL-massac-courthouse.jpg
Address Massac County Courthouse
P.O. Box 429
Metropolis, Illinois 62960
(618) 664-0449


Massac County Organization

Massac County's civil records start the following years:

                                     Beginning Dates for Massac County Records
Birth Marriage Death Census Land Probate
1877 1843 1877 1850 1843 1843

County Courthouse

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

Historical Facts

Massac County was named for
Fort Massac Illinois.jpg
Fort Massac, built in 1757. The fort was named in honor of the Marquis de Massiac, the French Naval Minister.

Boundary Changes

For animated maps illustrating Illinois county boundary changes, "Rotating Formation Illinois County Boundary Maps" (1790-1869) may be viewed for free at the MapofUS.org website.

Records Loss

There is no known history of courthouse disasters in this county.

Records and Resources

Biography

Cemeteries

Cemeteries of Massac, Illinois online and in print
Tombstone Transcriptions Online
TombstoneTranscriptions in Print (Often more complete)
List of Cemeteries in the County
See Illinois Cemeteries for more information

ePodunk had list of cemeteries in and around Massac County.

Census

Historical populations
Census Pop.
190013,110
191014,2008.3%
192013,559−4.5%
193014,0813.8%
194014,9376.1%
195013,594−9.0%
196014,3415.5%
197013,889−3.2%
198014,9907.9%
199014,752−1.6%
200015,1612.8%
IL Counties 1900-1990
For tips on accessing census records online, see Illinois Census.

Church Records

A chapter on Massac County, Illinois religious history appears in a local history (1900), available online, beginning on page 100.

Baptist

Catholic

FamilySearch has made parish records from two Belleville Diocese Catholic churches in Massac County available online. The records include first communions, confirmations, marriages, and deaths:

Christian

Lutheran (Evangelical)

Methodist

Reorganized LDS


Court Records

Original court records are held in the office of the Circuit Court Clerk. See Illinois Court Records for more information about using court records.

The following abstracts and copies of original records may be accessed through the Family History Library or the Illinois Regional Archives Depository (IRAD) located at the Southern Illinois University (SIU) - search for Massac County records. For information on how to use IRAD see the SIU IRAD Wiki page.

Ethnic Research

African American

The following have information concerning African American research.

Genealogy

History

The online Shawnee Community College Local History Project includes dozens of personal interviews and even a "Letter From the Birdman of Alcatraz," that give you a taste of historic Massac County. Was your relative one of the interviewed individuals?


Land and Property

Original land records are held in the office of the County Clerk . See Illinois Land and Property for more information about using land records.

The following abstracts and copies of original records may be accessed through online sources, the Family History Library or the Illinois Regional Archives Depository (IRAD) located at the Southern Illinois University (SIU) - search for Massac County records. For information on how to use IRAD see the SIU IRAD Wiki page.

Abstracts

  • Boyd, Gregory A. Family maps of Massac County, Illinois: with homesteads, roads, waterways, towns, cemeteries, railroads and more. Norman, Oklahoma : Arphax Pub. Co., c2008.Other libraries (WorldCat) FHL book 977.3997 E7b The publisher's bookstore includes a free online surname index.

Copies of original records

Online Resources

Maps

Ilmassac.jpg

Military Records

Civil War

Civil War service men from Massac 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 Massac County.

- 6th Regiment, Illinois Cavalry, Company A.
- 15th Regiment, Illinois Cavalry, Company B (Carmichael's Cavalry Company).
- 29th Regiment, Illinois Infantry, Companies H and K.
- 56th Regiment, Illinois Infantry, Companies A and D.
- 131st Regiment, Illinois Infantry, Companies A, C, D, and H.
- 136th Regiment, Illinois Infantry (100 days, 1864), Company I.

Newspapers and Obituaries

Periodicals

Probate Records

Online Probate Records


Original estates and wills are held in the office of the Circuit Court Clerk. See Illinois Probate Records for more information about using probate records.

The following abstracts and copies of original records may be accessed through, the Family History Library or the Illinois Regional Archives Depository (IRAD) located at the Southern Illinois University (SIU) - search for Massac County records. For information on how to use IRAD see the SIU IRAD Wiki page.

Copies of original records

Online Resources

  • 1871–1883 Massac County Probate books 2-5 (1871-1883) are available digitally at Illinois, Probate Records, 1819-1970. Click on "browse through images" link, select Massac County, and select the record type you are interested in.

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

Family History Center

Family History Centers provide one-on-one assistance and free access to premium genealogical websites. In addition, many centers have free how-to genealogy classes. See Family History Center for more information. Search the online FHC directory for a nearby family history center.

Illinois Regional Archives Depository (IRAD)

IRAD is a system of Illinois Regional Archives Depositories managed by the Illinois State Archives, housing the archival records of local Illinois counties, townships, municipalities and school districts. The seven Regional Depositories are housed on state university campuses scattered throughout Illinois. Southern Illinois University houses the records for Massac County.

Public Libraries

Social Groups Online

Societies

Massac County Historical Society
405 Market Street
IL 62960
23 Chick Street
Metropolis, IL 62960
Telephone Number: 618-524-7203
(Society President, no phone at museum)
E-mail:thecrow@midwest.net
Website

Massac County Genealogical Society
PO Box 1043
Metropolis, IL 62960-1043
Website


Genealogical Society of Southern Illinois has a page with details about its' activities.

Taxation

Vital Records

See Illinois Vital Records for more information about Vital records in Illinois. See also How to order Illinois Vital Records or order electronically online.


Vital records consist of birth, death, marriage and divorce records. Original birth and death certificates recorded until the year 1916 are kept by the Massac County Clerk while those recorded after 1916 are kept by the Illinois Department of Public Health with a copy to the County Clerk. Original marriage records are usually kept by the County Clerk from the establishment of the county to the present. Original divorce records are generally in the office of the Circuit Court Clerk.

The following abstracts and copies of original records may be accessed through online databases, the Family History Library and the Illinois Regional Archives Depository (IRAD) located at the Southern Illinois University (SIU) - search for Massac County records. For information on how to use IRAD see the IRAD Wiki page.

Births

Copies of Original Birth Records

Marriages

Abstracts of Marriage Records
Copies of original Marriage Records
Online Resources

Deaths

Abstracts of Death Records
Copies of original Death Records
Online Resources

Voter Registration

Web Sites

References

  1. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, UT: Everton Publishers, 2002), 196. (FHL Collection Ref Book 973 D27e 2002). WorldCat entry.
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