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== Societies and Libraries
== Societies and Libraries ==
== Web Sites ==
== Web Sites ==
Revision as of 16:39, 1 June 2011
|Clinton County, Illinois|
Location of Illinois in the U.S.
|Founded:||December 27, 1824|
|Address||850 Fairfax Street|
Carlyle, IL 62231
618-594-2464, Ext. 630
|Named for: DeWitt Clinton|
- 1 County Courthouse
- 2 History
- 3 Places / Localities
- 4 Resources
- 5 Societies and Libraries
- 6 Web Sites
- 7 References
County Courthouse[edit | edit source]
History[edit | edit source]
Parent County[edit | edit source]
- 1824--Clinton County was created 27 December 1824 from Washington,Bond, Fayette and Crawford Counties.
- County seat: Carlyle 
Boundary Changes[edit | edit source]
Record Loss[edit | edit source]
Places / Localities[edit | edit source]
Populated Places[edit | edit source]
Neighboring Counties[edit | edit source]
Resources[edit | edit source]
African American[edit | edit source]
The following have information concerning African American research.
- African American Genealogy (US) has more information about the kinds of records
- Illinois State Archives pamphlet on African American Research describes what records are at the State Archives with an online method for ordering records.
- African American Resources for Illinois
Cemeteries[edit | edit source]
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 Clinton County and links to the information for the individuals buried there.
- Clinton 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.
- Illinois Cemeteries by county.
- There may be some books that list records of cemeteries in Clinton County on Google Books or available at public libraries.
- ePodunk list of Clinton 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.
Census[edit | edit source]
|IL Counties 1900-1990|
For tips on accessing census records online, see Illinois Census.
Church[edit | edit source]
Court[edit | edit source]
Land[edit | edit source]
Local Histories[edit | edit source]
Maps[edit | edit source]
Military[edit | edit source]
Newspapers[edit | edit source]
Probate[edit | edit source]
Taxation[edit | edit source]
Vital Records[edit | edit source]
Societies and Libraries[edit | edit source]
- Genealogical Society of Southern Illinois
John A. Logan College Library
700 Logan College Road
Carterville, Illinois 62918
Telephone: 618-985-2828, Ext. 8338
Hours: vary by season, see website
The Society focuses on Alexander, Clay, Clinton, Edwards, Franklin, Gallatin, Hamilton, Hardin, Jackson, Jefferson, Johnson, Lawrence, Marion, Massac, Monroe, Perry, Pope, Pulaski, Randolph, Richland, Saline, St. Clair, Union, Wabash, Washington, Wayne, White, and Williamson counties. The Society's book and microfilm collection is housed at the John A. Logan College Library. The Society publishes a newsletter (click here for recent issues) and a quarterly journal The Saga of Southern Illinois (click here for a topical index for a breakdown of what has been published for each county).
Web Sites[edit | edit source]
- USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.
- Family History Library Catalog
- Clinton County, Illinois Genealogy and Family History (Linkpendium)