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Revision as of 20:11, 2 July 2011

Piatt County, Illinois
Map
Boundary map of Piatt County, Illinois
Map of the U.S. highlighting Illinois
Location of Illinois in the U.S.
Facts
Founded: January 27, 1841
County Seat Monticello
Courthouse
IL-piatt-courthouse.jpg
Address 101 West Washington Street
Monticello, IL 61856
217-762-9487
Website: www.piattcounty.org
Named for: James A. Piatt


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United States Gotoarrow.png Illinois Gotoarrow.png Piatt County

County Courthouse

History

Parent County

  • 1841--Piatt County was created 27 January 1841 from DeWitt and Macon Counties. County seat: Monticello [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

African American

The following have information concerning African American research.

Archives and Libraries

Illinois Regional Archives Depository

Illinois State Universtiy
2016 Warehouse Road Campus
Box 1520
Normal, Illinois 61802
Phone: 309-452-6027

Illinois Regional Archives Depository System - Local Governmental Records Listings Arranged by County


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.
190017,706
191016,376−7.5%
192015,714−4.0%
193015,588−0.8%
194014,659−6.0%
195013,970−4.7%
196014,9607.1%
197015,5093.7%
198016,5816.9%
199015,548−6.2%
200016,3655.3%
IL Counties 1900-1990


Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

  • Civil War
    Civil War service men from Piatt 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 Piatt County.
- 73rd Regiment, Illinois Infantry, Company D.

Naturalization

Newspapers

Probate

1843-1901 Probate Record - IRAD-ISU

1850-1961 Probate Will Record - IRAD-ISY

1859-1915 Probate Guardian's record - IRAD-ISU

1861-1869 Probate Inventory, Appraisement and Sale Record - IRAD-ISU

1869-1905 Probate Inventory Record - IRAD-ISU

Taxation

1835-1854 Taxable lands Lists - IRAD-ISU

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

Web Sites

References

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