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== Vermilion County Information ==
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=== County Courthouse  ===
 
  
 
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*[http://blogs.ancestry.com/circle/?p=2424 http://blogs.ancestry.com/circle/?p=2424]
 
*[http://blogs.ancestry.com/circle/?p=2424 http://blogs.ancestry.com/circle/?p=2424]
  
== Places / Localities  ==
 
  
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=== Neighboring Counties  ===
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*[[Benton County, Indiana|Benton County, Indiana]]
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*[[Champaign County, Illinois|Champaign]]
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*[[Douglas County, Illinois|Douglas]]
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*[[Edgar County, Illinois|Edgar]]
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*[[Ford County, Illinois|Ford]]
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*[[Iroquois County, Illinois|Iroquois]]
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*[[Vermillion County, Indiana|Vermillion County, Indiana]]
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*[[Warren County, Indiana|Warren County, Indiana]]
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== Resources  ==
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=== African American  ===
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The following have information concerning African American research.
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*[[African American Research]] (US) has more information about the kinds of records
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*[http://www.cyberdriveillinois.com/publications/pdf_publications/ard131.pdf Illinois State Archives pamphlet on African American Research] describes what records are&nbsp;at the State Archives with an online method for ordering records.
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*[[African-American Resources for Illinois]]
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=== Archives and Libraries  ===
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'''Illinois Regional Archives Depository'''
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Illinois State Universtiy<br>2016 Warehouse Road Campus<br>Box 1520 <br>Normal, Illinois 61802 <br>Phone: 309-452-6027
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Illinois Regional Archives Depository System - [http://www.cyberdriveillinois.com/departments/archives/irad.pdf Local Governmental Records Listings Arranged by County]
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=== Cemeteries  ===
 
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*''A Census of Pensioners for Revolutionary or Military Services: With their Names, Ages, and Places of Residence, as Returned by the Marshalls of the Several Judicial Districts, Under the Act for Taking the Sixth Census''. Washington, D.C., 1841. {{FHL|973 X2pc 1840}}; {{FHL|2321}}; digital version at [http://books.google.com/books?id=W7JYAAAAMAAJ&pg=PA188&lpg=PA188 Google Books]. [See Illinois, Vermilion County on page 188.]
 
*''A Census of Pensioners for Revolutionary or Military Services: With their Names, Ages, and Places of Residence, as Returned by the Marshalls of the Several Judicial Districts, Under the Act for Taking the Sixth Census''. Washington, D.C., 1841. {{FHL|973 X2pc 1840}}; {{FHL|2321}}; digital version at [http://books.google.com/books?id=W7JYAAAAMAAJ&pg=PA188&lpg=PA188 Google Books]. [See Illinois, Vermilion County on page 188.]
  
=== Church ===
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=== Church Records ===
  
=== Court ===
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=== Court Records ===
  
=== Land  ===
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===Ethnic Research===
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==== African American  ====
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The following have information concerning African American research.
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*[[African American Research]] (US) has more information about the kinds of records
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*[http://www.cyberdriveillinois.com/publications/pdf_publications/ard131.pdf Illinois State Archives pamphlet on African American Research] describes what records are&nbsp;at the State Archives with an online method for ordering records.
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*[[African-American Resources for Illinois]]
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=== Land and Property ===
  
 
=== Local Histories  ===
 
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=== Maps  ===
 
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=== Military ===
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=== Military Records ===
  
 
*'''Civil War'''<br>Civil War service men from Vermilion 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 Vermilion County.
 
*'''Civil War'''<br>Civil War service men from Vermilion 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 Vermilion County.
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=== Newspapers  ===
 
=== Newspapers  ===
  
=== Probate ===
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=== Probate Records ===
  
 
1826-1860 Probate Case Files -IRAD-ISU  
 
1826-1860 Probate Case Files -IRAD-ISU  
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===Repositories===
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==== Archives and Libraries  ====
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'''Illinois Regional Archives Repository'''
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Illinois State Universtiy<br>2016 Warehouse Road Campus<br>Box 1520 <br>Normal, Illinois 61802 <br>Phone: 309-452-6027
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Illinois Regional Archives Depository System - [http://www.cyberdriveillinois.com/departments/archives/irad.pdf Local Governmental Records Listings Arranged by County]
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[http://www.papemortuary.com/database.asp Pape Mortuary], 10 E. Williams Street, Danville, Illinois this site has 275,000 records, list of death records from 1800's to the pressent. The records included surrounding areas including some near by Indiana counties.  
 
[http://www.papemortuary.com/database.asp Pape Mortuary], 10 E. Williams Street, Danville, Illinois this site has 275,000 records, list of death records from 1800's to the pressent. The records included surrounding areas including some near by Indiana counties.  
  
== Societies and Libraries ==
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== Places / Localities ==
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=== Populated Places  ===
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Sidell
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=== Neighboring Counties  ===
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*[[Benton County, Indiana|Benton County, Indiana]]
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*[[Champaign County, Illinois|Champaign]]
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*[[Douglas County, Illinois|Douglas]]
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*[[Edgar County, Illinois|Edgar]]
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*[[Ford County, Illinois|Ford]]
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*[[Iroquois County, Illinois|Iroquois]]
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*[[Vermillion County, Indiana|Vermillion County, Indiana]]
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*[[Warren County, Indiana|Warren County, Indiana]]
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== Web Sites  ==
 
== Web Sites  ==

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Vermilion County, Illinois
Map
Boundary map of Vermilion County, Illinois
Map of the U.S. highlighting Illinois
Location of Illinois in the U.S.
Facts
Founded: January 18, 1826
County Seat Danville
Courthouse
Address 6 N. Vermilion
Danville, IL 61832-5879
217-431-2607
Website: www.co.vermilion.il.us
Named for: Vermilion River


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

Vermilion County Information


                                     Beginning Dates for Vermilion County Records
Birth Marriage Death Census Land Probate
1877
1826
1877
1830
1826
1826


History

The county was named after the Vermilion River.

Parent County

  • 1826--Vermilion County was created 18 January 1826 from unorganized territory and Edgar County.County seat: Danville [1]

Boundary Changes

1823-1826 Edgar
1819-1823 Clark
1816-1819 Crawford
1815-1816 Edwards
1812-1815 madison
1801-1812 St. Clair
1790-1803 Knox, Northwest Territory

Record Loss

1872 -- Courthouse burned and many records were damaged.

For further information on researching in burned counties, see the following:


Records and Resources

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.
190065,635
191077,99618.8%
192086,16210.5%
193089,3393.7%
194086,791−2.9%
195087,0790.3%
196096,17610.4%
197097,0470.9%
198095,222−1.9%
199088,257−7.3%
200083,919−4.9%

1840 Pensioners

  • A Census of Pensioners for Revolutionary or Military Services: With their Names, Ages, and Places of Residence, as Returned by the Marshalls of the Several Judicial Districts, Under the Act for Taking the Sixth Census. Washington, D.C., 1841. FHL 973 X2pc 1840; FHL 2321; digital version at Google Books. [See Illinois, Vermilion County on page 188.]

Church Records

Court Records

Ethnic Research

African American

The following have information concerning African American research.


Land and Property

Local Histories

Maps

Military Records

  • Civil War
    Civil War service men from Vermilion 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 Vermilion County.
- 35th Regiment, Illinois Infantry, Companies D, E, F, and I.
- 37th Regiment, Illinois Infantry, Company K.
- 51st Regiment, Illinois Infantry, Company E.
- 71st Regiment, Illinois Infantry, Company A.
- 73rd Regiment, Illinois Infantry, Companies C and E.
- 73rd Regiment, Illinois Infantry, Company E.
- 79th Regiment, Illinois Infantry, Company A.

Newspapers

Probate Records

1826-1860 Probate Case Files -IRAD-ISU

Repositories

Archives and Libraries

Illinois Regional Archives Repository

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

County Courthouse

Family History Centers

Societies and Libraries

Taxation

School Records

1912-1938 School Student Permanent Record, High School - IRAD-ISU

Vital Records

The website of the Vermilion County Clerk explains how to order copies of birth, marriage, and death records.

Birth Records

1877-1901 Birth Record Index - IRAD-ISU

1877-1903 Birth Record - IRAD-ISU

1906-1907 Birth Records for the city of Indianola - IRAD-ISU

Marriage Records

1826-1903 Marriage Record Index - IRAD-ISU

1826-1858 Marriage Licenses - IRAD-ISU

1826-1900 Marriage Record - IRAD-ISU

1833-1852 Marriage Licenses, Minors - IRAD-ISU

Death Records

1877-1907 Death Record Index - IRAD-ISU

1877-1903 Death Records- IRAD-ISU

1878-1917 Death Records, Stillbirths - IRAD-ISU

Pape Funeral Homes Obiturary Records for Vermilion County, Illinois

Pape Mortuary, 10 E. Williams Street, Danville, Illinois this site has 275,000 records, list of death records from 1800's to the pressent. The records included surrounding areas including some near by Indiana counties.

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Sidell

Neighboring Counties


Web Sites

Databases Pertinent to Vermilion County
Local Governmental Records Database
Name Index to Illinois Local Governments
Illinois Statewide Marriage Index
Illinois Statewide Death Index, 1916–1950
Illinois Public Domain Land Tract Sales Database
Federal Township Plats of Illinois
Vermilion County Coroner's Inquest Files Index (1908–1956)

References

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