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*[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gs& 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.  
 
*[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gs& 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.  
*Find A Grave also gives a [http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=csr&CScn=&CScntry=4&CSst=16&CScnty=791 list of cemeteries in Woodford County] and links to the  information for the individuals buried there,
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*Find A Grave also gives a [http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=csr&CScn=&CScntry=4&CSst=16&CScnty=791 list of cemeteries in Woodford County] and links to the  information for the individuals buried there.
  
 
*[http://usgwtombstones.org/illinois/woodford.htm Woodford Co. IL USGenWeb Tombstone Project] usually gives the names of the deceased in alphabetical order by last name with birth and death dates plus any remarks. 
 
*[http://usgwtombstones.org/illinois/woodford.htm Woodford Co. IL USGenWeb Tombstone Project] usually gives the names of the deceased in alphabetical order by last name with birth and death dates plus any remarks. 
  
*[http://www.illinoisgenealogy.org/cemeteries.htm Illinois Cemeteries] by county
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*[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=371018&subject_disp=Illinois%2C++Woodford++-++Cemeteries&columns=*,0,0 some records of cemeteries in Woodford County].  Some of the books or others may be on [http://books.google.com/advanced_book_search Google Books] or available at public libraries.
 
*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=371018&subject_disp=Illinois%2C++Woodford++-++Cemeteries&columns=*,0,0 some records of cemeteries in Woodford County].  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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United States > Illinois > Woodford County

County Courthouse

History

Parent County

  • 1841--Woodford County was created 27 February 1841 from Tazewell and McLean Counties.  County seat:  Eureka [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.
  • Find A Grave also gives a list of cemeteries in Woodford County and links to the  information for the individuals buried there.

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).