*[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=714 list of cemeteries in Effingham County] and links to the information for the individuals buried there
*[http://usgwtombstones.org/illinois/effingham.htm Effingham 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
*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=488923&subject_disp=Illinois%2C++Effingham++%2D++Cemeteries&columns=*,0,0 some records of cemeteries in Effingham County]. Some of the books or others may be on [http://books.google.com/advanced_book_search Google Books] or available at public libraries.