Difference between revisions of "Clark County, Illinois Genealogy"

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*[[Vigo_County,_Indiana|Vigo 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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* [https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/African_American_Research 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 at the State Archives with an online method for ordering records.
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The Clark County Public Library has a list of newspapers available for genealogy research [http://www.ccpl.lib.oh.us/newspapers.shtml here]  
 
 
The Clark County Public Library has a list of newspapers available for genealogy research [http://www.ccpl.lib.oh.us/newspapers.shtml here]
 
  
 
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==== Vital Records ====
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==== Vital Records ====
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Vol E (1860-1872) of the Clark County, Illinois marriage records contains an index at the front of the volume that lists both groom and brides names, however, only the grooms are alphabetized (and that by first letter only of their surname).
 
Vol E (1860-1872) of the Clark County, Illinois marriage records contains an index at the front of the volume that lists both groom and brides names, however, only the grooms are alphabetized (and that by first letter only of their surname).
  

Revision as of 13:18, 12 August 2010

 United States  > Illinois > Clark County

County Courthouse[edit | edit source]

History[edit | edit source]

Parent County[edit | edit source]

  • 1819--Clark County was created 22 March 1819 from Crawford County. County seat:  Marshall [1]

Boundary Changes[edit | edit source]

Record Loss[edit | edit source]

December 30, 1902 -- Courthouse burned and many records were damaged.

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

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.

Cemeteries[edit | edit source]

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]

The Clark County Public Library has a list of newspapers available for genealogy research here

Probate[edit | edit source]

Taxation[edit | edit source]

Vital Records[edit | edit source]

Vol E (1860-1872) of the Clark County, Illinois marriage records contains an index at the front of the volume that lists both groom and brides names, however, only the grooms are alphabetized (and that by first letter only of their surname).

Societies and Libraries [edit | edit source]

Web Sites[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]

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