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{{Illinois-stub}}''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Illinois|Illinois]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] Putnam County''  
 
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== Putnam County Organization ==
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== Putnam County Organization ==
  
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County records are most often kept at the County Courthouse or another local repository. For further information about where the records for Putnam County are kept, see the [[Putnam County, Illinois Courthouse|Putnam County Courthouse]] page. 
 
 
=== County Courthouse ===
 
  
=== History ===
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=== Historical Facts ===
  
 
The county is named after Revolutionary War Major General [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Israel_Putnam Israel Putnam] (1718-1790).<ref>[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Putnam_County,_Illinois "Putnam County, Illinois,"] Wikipedia.</ref>  
 
The county is named after Revolutionary War Major General [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Israel_Putnam Israel Putnam] (1718-1790).<ref>[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Putnam_County,_Illinois "Putnam County, Illinois,"] Wikipedia.</ref>  
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*[[Marshall County, Illinois|Marshall]]
 
*[[Marshall County, Illinois|Marshall]]
  
== Resources  ==
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== Records and Resources  ==
  
==== African American  ====
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=== African American  ===
  
 
The following have information concerning African American research.  
 
The following have information concerning African American research.  
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*[[African-American Resources for Illinois]]
 
*[[African-American Resources for Illinois]]
  
==== Cemeteries  ====
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Illinois&nbsp;cemetery records often identify birth, death, relationship, and military information, as well as religious affiliation.  
 
Illinois&nbsp;cemetery records often identify birth, death, relationship, and military information, as well as religious affiliation.  
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*[http://www.epodunk.com/cgi-bin/localList.php?local=6592&locTGroup=Cemeteries&direction=down&sec=0&qty=12&stateAbbv=&stateName= ePodunk&nbsp;list of&nbsp;Putnam 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=6592&locTGroup=Cemeteries&direction=down&sec=0&qty=12&stateAbbv=&stateName= ePodunk&nbsp;list of&nbsp;Putnam 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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==== Local Histories  ====
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*[http://putnam.ilgenweb.net/photos/1880plat.jpg Township map of Putnam County]  
 
*[http://putnam.ilgenweb.net/photos/1880plat.jpg Township map of Putnam County]  
 
*[http://illinois.hometownlocator.com/maps/countymap,cfips,155,c,putnam.cfm Outline of Putnam County Over Google Map]&nbsp; --&nbsp; by Home Town Locator
 
*[http://illinois.hometownlocator.com/maps/countymap,cfips,155,c,putnam.cfm Outline of Putnam County Over Google Map]&nbsp; --&nbsp; by Home Town Locator
  
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*'''Civil War'''<br>Civil War service men from Putnam 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 Putnam County.<br>
 
*'''Civil War'''<br>Civil War service men from Putnam 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 Putnam County.<br>
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:- [[77th Regiment, Illinois Infantry|77th Regiment, Illinois Infantry]], Company B.
 
:- [[77th Regiment, Illinois Infantry|77th Regiment, Illinois Infantry]], Company B.
  
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County records are most often kept at the County Courthouse or another local repository. For further information about where the records for Putnam County are kept, see the [[Putnam County, Illinois Courthouse|Putnam County Courthouse]] page. 
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====Family History Library====
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=== Vital Records  ===
  
 
[http://putnam.ilgenweb.net/vitals/marriages.html Early Marriages in Putnam County] (1831-1844), courtesy: [http://ilgenweb.net/ ILGenWeb]  
 
[http://putnam.ilgenweb.net/vitals/marriages.html Early Marriages in Putnam County] (1831-1844), courtesy: [http://ilgenweb.net/ ILGenWeb]  
 
== Societies and Libraries  ==
 
  
 
== Web Sites  ==
 
== Web Sites  ==
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*{{FHL|Illinois%2C+Putnam|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}  
 
*{{FHL|Illinois%2C+Putnam|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}  
 
*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/IL/Putnam/ Putnam County Links, Illinois Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)  
 
*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/IL/Putnam/ Putnam County Links, Illinois Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)  
*[http://putnam.ilgenweb.net/ IL Gen Web Putnam County Site]<br>
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*[http://putnam.ilgenweb.net/ IL Gen Web Putnam County Site]<br>  
*[http://genealogytrails.com/ill/putnam/ Illinois Genealogy Trails Putnam County Site]<br>
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*[http://genealogytrails.com/ill/putnam/ Illinois Genealogy Trails Putnam County Site]<br>  
 
*[http://usgwarchives.net/il/putnam/putnam.htm USGenWeb Archives Putnam County Site]  
 
*[http://usgwarchives.net/il/putnam/putnam.htm USGenWeb Archives Putnam County Site]  
 
*[http://resources.rootsweb.ancestry.com/USA/IL/Putnam/ Rootsweb Putnam County Site]<br>
 
*[http://resources.rootsweb.ancestry.com/USA/IL/Putnam/ Rootsweb Putnam County Site]<br>
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== References  ==
 
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Revision as of 01:35, 31 July 2011

Putnam County, Illinois
Map
Boundary map of Putnam County, Illinois
Map of the U.S. highlighting Illinois
Location of Illinois in the U.S.
Facts
Founded: January 13, 1825
County Seat Hennepin
Courthouse
Address 120 N. 4th Street
Hennepin, IL 61327

618-664-0449

Named for: Israel Putnam
Israel Putnam.JPG


Template:Illinois-stubUnited States Gotoarrow.png Illinois Gotoarrow.png Putnam County

Putnam County Organization

                                     Beginning Dates for Putnam County Records
Birth Marriage Death Census Land Probate
1877
1831
1877
1830
1831
1831

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

Historical Facts

The county is named after Revolutionary War Major General Israel Putnam (1718-1790).[1]

Parent County

  • 1825--Putnam County was created 13 January 1825 from Fulton County.  County seat: Hennepin [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Records and 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. Completeness of these listings varies widely.
  • Search by name Boyle Family Cemetery, Mount Palatine Cemetery, Putnam Cemetery, Saint Francis Cemetery by Internment.net

Census

Historical populations
Census Pop.
19004,746
19107,56159.3%
19207,5790.2%
19305,235−30.9%
19405,2891.0%
19504,746−10.3%
19604,570−3.7%
19705,0079.6%
19806,08521.5%
19905,730−5.8%
20006,0866.2%
20106,006−1.3%
IL Counties 1900-1990

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

  • Civil War
    Civil War service men from Putnam 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 Putnam County.
- 77th Regiment, Illinois Infantry, Company B.

Newspapers

Probate

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

Family History Library

Illinois Regional Archives Depository (IRAD)

Public Libraries

Social Groups Online

Societies

Taxation

Vital Records

Early Marriages in Putnam County (1831-1844), courtesy: ILGenWeb

Web Sites

References

  1. "Putnam County, Illinois," Wikipedia.
  2. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).