Hancock County, Illinois Genealogy

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County Courthouse[edit | edit source]

History[edit | edit source]

Parent County[edit | edit source]

  • 1825--Hancock County was created 13 January 1825 from Pike County and unorganized territory.
  • County seat: Carthage [1]

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]

Nauvoo Pioneer Cemetery.JPG

Cemeteries[edit | edit source]

Church[edit | edit source]

LDS Ward and Branch Records

  • Crooked Creek
  • Macedonia
  • Nauvoo 5
  • Ramus 

Court[edit | edit source]

Land[edit | edit source]

Local Histories[edit | edit source]

Biographical review of Hancock County, Illinois : containing biographical and genealogical sketches of many of the prominent citizens of to-day and also of the past (1907)

Portrait and biographical record of Hancock, McDonough and Henderson counties, Illinois : containing biographical sketches of prominent and representative citizens of the county (1894)

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]

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).