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ILLINOIS STATE RECORDS
Atlases
Census Records
Mortality Records

Crate Sale Books
Research Guides
Land Records
Military Records

ILLINOIS COUNTY RECORDS

Alexander, Carroll, Cass, Clay, Clinton, De Kalb, De Witt, Douglas, Edwards, Greene, Jasper, Jersey, La Salle, Lee, Logan, Madison, Marion, Mc Henry, Mc Lean, Monroe, Peoria, Perry, Pope, Pulaski, Putnam, Randolph, Saline, Stark, Vermilion, Warren, Washington, and Whiteside.


RESEARCH GUIDES

HHIL-GEN1: MANUAL FOR ILLINOIS GENEALOGICAL RESEARCH
By Ray and Pat Gooldy, 1994, 74 pp., 8.5" x 11", Softbound, ... $15.00  

This manual provides guidance for those searching for Illinois ancestors. With 27 chapters and 8 appendixes this book tells you where to look in Illinois for the information you need.
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HHIL-WPA1: GUIDE TO PUBLIC VITAL STATISTICS RECORDS IN ILLINOIS
By WPA Workers, (O)1941.(R)1976 Yogs, 170 pp., 8.5" x 11", Softbound ... $22.00 

The major portion of this book lists the types of vital records found in each, showing years covered, how filed, and how the entries are indexed. Sample forms used in recording the vital records are included along with a legislative history affecting the keeping of vital records.
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MILITARY RECORDS

HHIL-MIL2: ILLINOIS SOLDIERS & SAILORS HOME AT QUINCY
Index by Lowell Volkel, 1975, 118 pp., 8.5" x 11', Softbound ... $20.00 

Admission of Mexican War and Civil War Veterans 1887-1898. For each of the 4,418 veterans in this book is given the date admitted, service, county and disability remarks. Later entries give age, pension amount and nativity.
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HHIL-1812: WAR OF 1812 BOUNTY LANDS IN ILLINOIS
By the United States Government, and Indexed by Lowell Volkel,
1977, 664 pp., 8.5" x 11 inches, Hardbound ... $30.00 

This previously rare document contains the patents issued by the General Land Office in the Illinois Military Tract between October 1817 and January 1819. The new index contains over 17,000 names. No one has determined the number of War of 1812 veterans who actually moved to their free land in the Illinois, Arkansas or Missouri military tracts. Over 60% of these patents were issued in the Illinois Military Tract. This tract, located between the Illinois and Mississippi Rivers, included the present counties of Adams, Brown, southern Bureau, Calhoun, Fulton, Hancock, Henderson, southern Henry, Knox, Marshall, Mercer, McDonough, Peoria, Pike, Putnam, Schuyler, Stark, and Warren. The entry for each veteran gives the patent date, land location, name, and residence to whom the patent was delivered, and the delivery date. In his introduction, James Walker gives a history of bounty land legislation and explains the records that can be obtained from the bounty land files at the National Archives. (1840 House Document 262, 26th Congress, first session.)


LAND RECORDS

HHIL-LND1: SHAWNEETOWN LAND DISTRICT RECORDS 1814-1820
By Lowell Volkel, 1978, 151 pp., 8.5" x 11", Softbound, ... $22.00 

This book lists over 7,000 entries of the first land sale payments made to the federal government by private individuals in 19 southeastern Illinois Counties, Clay, Edwards, Fayette, Franklin, Gallatin, Hamilton, Hardin, Jefferson, Johnson, Marion, Massac, Pope, Pulaski, Saline, Union, Wabash, Wayne, White, and Williamson. Information included is the date of each installment payment, number of receipt, name and address to whom the payment was credited, amount of payment, legal description of the land tract, and the number of acres in the tract. The introduction gives a short historical account of land sales in Illinois and instructions for determining the exact location of land tracts.
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HHIL-1812: WAR OF 1812 BOUNTY LANDS IN ILLINOIS
By U.S. Government and Indexed by Lowell Volkel, 1977, 664 pp., 8.5" x 11", Hardbound ... $50.00 

This previously rare document contains the patents issued by the General Land Office in the Illinois Military Tract between October 1817 and January 1819. The new index contains over 17,000 names. No one has determined the number of War of 1812 veterans who actually moved to their free land in the Illinois, Arkansas or Missouri military tracts. Over 60% of these patents were issued in the Illinois Military Tract. This tract, located between the Illinois and Mississippi Rivers, included the present counties of Adams, Brown, southern Bureau, Calhoun, Fulton, Hancock, Henderson, southern Henry, Knox, Marshall, Mercer, McDonough, Peoria, Pike, Putnam, Schuyler, Stark, and Warren. The entry for each veteran gives the patent date, land location, name, and residence to whom the patent was delivered, and the delivery date. In his introduction, James Walker gives a history of bounty land legislation and explains the records that can be obtained from the bounty land files at the National Archives. (1840 House Document 262, 26th Congress, first session.)


ATLASES
Atlas

HHIL-ATLS: 1876 ATLAS OF ILLINOIS COUNTY MAPS
By Warner and Beers, 107 pp., 11" x 17", Softbound, ... $20.00 

All 102 individual county maps with many (not all) landowners, schools, churches, cemeteries, streams, townships, section, and range, plus Chicago map, other cities and early state map, history and sampling of illustrations.

 

 


CENSUS RECORDS

The books listed here are for the entire state or regions of the state.  There are census products available for many individual counties also, be sure to check out the county listed for more research options.

HHIL-CN20: ILLINOIS 1820 CENSUS INDEX
By Lowell Volkel and James Gill, 1983, 78 pp., 8.5" x 11", Softbound ... $16.00 

An alphabetical list of heads of households with county of residence, township and census page numbers. CLICK HERE FOR COMPLETE DETAILS & SURNAME INDEX

HHIL-CN30: ILLINOIS 1830 CENSUS INDEX
By James and Maryan Gill, 239 pp., 8.5" x 11", Softbound ... $39.00 

An alphabetical list of heads of households with county of residence and census page numbers. Complete Four Volume Set

HHIL-CN31:Volume I - ILLINOIS 1830 CENSUS INDEX
By James and Maryan Gill, 1970, 59 pp., 8.5" x 11", Softbound ... $12.00
 
COUNTIES: Alexander, Pope, Union, Johnson, Jackson, Franklin, Perry, Randolph, Monroe, Washington, Marion, Jefferson, Hamilton, and Gallatin.
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HHIL-CN32:Volume II - ILLINOIS 1830 CENSUS INDEX
By James and Maryan Gill, 1970, 52 pp., 8.5" x 11", Softbound ... $12.00
 
COUNTIES: Crawford, Edgar, Clark, Schuyler, McDonough, Vermilion, Macon, Shelby, Tazewell, Montgomery, and Macoupin.
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HHIL-CN33:Volume III - ILLINOIS 1830 CENSUS INDEX
By James and Maryan Gill, 1970, 69 pp., 8.5" x 11", Softbound ... $14.00
 
COUNTIES: Greene, Morgan, Sangamon, Calhoun, Pike, Fulton, Knox, Henry, Adams, Hancock, Warren, Mercer, Peoria, Putnam, and Jo Daviess.
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HHIL-CN34: Volume IV - ILLINOIS 1830 CENSUS INDEX
By James Gill, 1968, 59 pp., 8.5" x 11", Softbound ... $12.00
 
COUNTIES: White, Edwards, Wabash, Wayne, Clay, Clinton, St. Clair, Madison, Bond, Fayette, and Lawrence.

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HHIL-CN40: ILLINOIS 1840 CENSUS INDEX
By Maxine Wormer, 493 pp., 8.5" x 11", Softbound ... $89.00 

An alphabetical list of heads of households with their county of residence and page numbers on the census. Complete Five (5) Volume Set.

HHIL-CN41: Volume I - ILLINOIS 1840 CENSUS INDEX
By Maxine Wormer, 1973, 92 pp., 8.5" x 11", Softbound ... $15.00
 
Adams, Alexander, Bond, Boone, Brown, Bureau, Calhoun, Carroll, Cass, Champign, Christian, Clark, Clay, Clinton, Coles, Cook, Crawford, DeKalb, DeWitt and DuPage counties. Includes 1939 Illinois county boundaries map, and townships if known.
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HHIL-CN42: Volume II - ILLINOIS 1840 CENSUS INDEX
By Maxine Wormer, 1974, 89 pp., 8.5" x 11", Softbound ... $15.00
 
Edgar, Edwards, Effingham, Fayette, Franklin, Fulton, Gallatin, Greene, Hamilton, Hancock, Hardin, Henry, Iroquois, Jackson, Jasper and Jefferson counties. Includes 1939 Illinois county boundaries map, and townships if known.
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HHIL-CN43: Volume III - ILLINOIS 1840 CENSUS INDEX
By Maxine Wormer, 1975, 90 pp., 8.5" x 11", Softbound ... $15.00
 
Jersey, Jo Daviess, Johnson, Kane, Knox, Lake, LaSalle, Lawrence, Lee, Livingston, Logan, Macon, Macoupin, Madison, Marion and Marshall counties. Includes 1939 Illinois county boundaries map, and townships if known.
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HHIL-CN44: Volume IV - ILLINOIS 1840 CENSUS INDEX
By Maxine Wormer, 1976, 92 pp., 8.5" x 11", Softbound ... $15.00
 
McDonough, McHenry, McLean, Menard, Mercer, Monroe, Montgomery, Morgan, Ogle Peoria, Perry, Pike, Pope, Putnam, Randolph, Richland, Rock Island counties. Includes 1939 Illinois county boundaries map, and townships if known.
COMPLETE DETAILS & SURNAME INDEX COMING SOON.

HHIL-CN45: Volume V - ILLINOIS 1840 CENSUS INDEX
By Maxine Wormer, 1979, 129 pp., 8.5" x 11", Softbound ... $15.00
 
Sangamon, Schuyler, Scott, Shelby, Stark, St. Clair, Stephenson, Tazewell, Union, Vermilion, Wabash, Warren, Washington, Wayne, White, Whiteside, Will, Williamson and Winnebago counties. Includes 1939 Illinois county boundaries map, and townships if known.
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DEATH RECORDS

ILLINOIS 1850 MORTALITY SCHEDULE WITH INDEX
These are deaths reported to the census taker which occurred between 1 June 1849 and 31 May 1850. The columns of the 1850 schedule are headed as follows:

  1. Name of every person who died during the year ending 1st June 1850, whose usual place of abode at the time of his death was in this household.
  2. Age
  3. Sex
  4. Color
  5. Free or slave
  6. Married or widowed
  7. Place of birth (state, territory or county)
  8. Month of death
  9. Profession, occupation, or trade
  10. Disease or cause of death
  11. Number of days ill

All of this information is contained in the book.

HHIL-MS50: By Lowell Volkel, 316 pp., 8.5" x 11", Softbound,
Complete Three (3) Volume Set ... $40.00 

HHIL-MS51: Volume I -
ILLINOIS 1850 MORTALITY SCHEDULE
By Lowell Volkel, 1972, 106 pp., 8.5" x 11", Softbound ... $15.00 

Adams, Alexander, Bond, Boone, Brown, Bureau, Calhoun, Carroll, Cass, Christian, Clark, Clay, Clinton, Coles, Cook, Crawford, Cumberland, DeKalb, DeWitt, DuPage, Edgar, Edwards, Effingham, Fayette, Franklin, Fulton, Gallatin, Greene, Grundy, Hamilton, Hancock, Hardin, Henderson, Henry and Iroquois counties. Includes cause of death, if known
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HHIL-MS52: Volume II - ILLINOIS 1850 MORTALITY SCHEDULE
By Lowell Volkel, 1973, 115 pp., 8.5" x 11", Softbound ... $15.00 
Jackson, Jasper, Jefferson, Jersey, Jo Daviess, Johnson, Kane, Kendall, Knox, Lake, LaSalle, Lawrence, Lee, Livingston, Logan, McDonough, McHenry, McLean, Macon, Macoupin, Madison, Marion, Marshall, Mason, Massac, Menard, Mercer, Monroe, Montgomery, Morgan, Moultrie and Ogle counties. Includes cause of death, if known
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HHIL-MS53: Volume III - ILLINOIS 1850 MORTALITY SCHEDULE
By Lowell Volkel, 1973, 93 pp., 8.5" x 11", Softbound ... $15.00 
Peoria, Perry, Piatt, Pike, Pope, Pulaski, Putnam, Randolph, Richland, Rock Island, St. Clair, Saline, Sangamon, Schuyler, Scott, Shelby, Stark, Stephenson, Tazewell, Union, Vermilion, Wabash, Warren, Washington, Wayne, White, Whiteside, Will, Williamson, Winnebago and Woodford counties. Includes cause of death, if known
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ILLINOIS 1860 MORTALITY SCHEDULE WITH INDEX
by Lowell Volkel
Deaths reported to the census taker which occurred between 1 June 1859 and 31 May 1860.

The columns of the 1860 schedule are headed as follows:

  1. Name of every person who died during the year ending 1st June 1850, whose usual place of abode at the time of his death was in this household.
  2. Age
  3. Sex
  4. Color
  5. Free or slave
  6. Married or widowed
  7. Place of birth (state, territory or county)
  8. Month of death
  9. Profession, occupation, or trade
  10. Disease or cause of death
  11. Number of days ill

All of this information is contained in the book.

HHIL-MS60: By Lowell Volkel, 556 pp., 8.5" x 11", Softbound,

HHIL-MS61: Volume I - ILLINOIS 1860 MORTALITY SCHEDULE
By Lowell Volkel, 1979, 131 pp., 8.5" x 11", Softbound, ... $20.00

Adams, Alexander, Bond, Boone, Brown, Bureau, Calhoun, Carroll, Cass, Champaign, Christian, Clark, Clay, Clinton, Coles, Cook, Crawford, Cumberland, DeKalb, DeWitt, Douglas, DuPage, Edgar, Edwards and Effingham counties. Includes cause of death, if known.
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HHIL-MS62: Volume II - ILLINOIS 1860 MORTALITY SCHEDULE
By Lowell Volkel, 1980, 101 pp., 8.5" x 11", Softbound, ... $20.00

Fayette, Franklin, Fulton, Gallatin, Greene, Grundy, Hamilton, Hancock, Hardin, Henderson, Henry, Iroquois Jackson, Jasper, Jefferson, Jersey, Jo Daviess, Johnson, Kane, Kankakee, Kendall and Knox counties. Includes cause of death, if known.
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HHIL-MS63: Volume III - ILLINOIS 1860 MORTALITY SCHEDULE
By Lowell Volkel, 1981, 103 pp., 8.5" x 11", Softbound, ... $20.00

Lake, LaSalle, Lawrence, Lee, Livingston, Logan, McDonough, McHenry, McLean, Macon, Macoupin, Madison, Marion, Marshall, Mason, Massac, Menard, Mercer, Monroe, Montgomery, Morgan, Moultrie and Ogle counties. Includes cause of death, if known.
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HHIL-MS64: Volume IV - ILLINOIS 1860 MORTALITY SCHEDULE
By Lowell Volkel, 1981, 115 pp., 8.5" x 11", Softbound, ... $20.00

Peoria, Perry, Piatt, Pike, Pope, Pulaski, Putnam, Randolph, Richland, Rock Island, St. Clair, Saline, Sangamon, Schuyler, Scott, Shelby, Stark, Stephenson, Tazewell, Union and Vermilion counties. Includes cause of death, if known.
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HHIL-MS65: Volume V - ILLINOIS 1860 MORTALITY SCHEDULE
By Lowell Volkel, 1981, 106 pp., 8.5" x 11", Softbound, ... $20.00

Wabash, Warren, Washington, Wayne, White, Whiteside, Will, Williamson, Winnebago and Woodford counties. Includes cause of death, if known.
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ILLINOIS 1870 MORTALITY SCHEDULE WITH INDEX
Deaths reported to the census taker which occurred between 1 June 1869 and 31 May 1870. The mortality schedule is only available for those counties listed alphabetically from Kendall thru Woodford. To date only those counties from Kendall thru Union have been indexed. Information provided in the twelve columns of the 1870 schedule are headed as follows:

  1. Number of the family as given in the second column of Schedule 1.
  2. Name of every person who died during the year ending June 1, 1870, whose place of abode at the time of death was in this family.
  3. Age last birthday (If under one year, give months in fractions.)
  4. Sex
  5. Color
  6. Married or widowed
  7. Place of birth; state, territory, or country if of foreign birth.
  8. Father of foreign birth
  9. Mother of foreign birth
  10. Month of death
  11. Profession
  12. Disease or cause of death

All of this information is contained in the book.

HHIL-MS70: By Lowell Volkel, 300 pp., 8.5" x 11", Softbound
Complete Five (5) Volumes ... $59.00 

HHIL-MS71: Volume I - ILLINOIS 1870 MORTALITY SCHEDULE
By Lowell Volkel, 1985, 62 pp., 8.5" x 11",Softbound ... $12.00

Kendall, Knox, Lake, LaSalle, Lawrence, Lee, Livingston, Logan, McDonough, McHenry, McLean, Macon counties. Includes cause of death, if known.
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HHIL-MS72: Volume II - ILLINOIS 1870 MORTALITY SCHEDULE
By Lowell Volkel, 1985, 55 pp., 8.5" x 11",Softbound ... $12.00

Macoupin, Madison, Marion, Marshall, Mason, Massac, McDonough and McHenry. Includes cause of death, if known.
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HHIL-MS73: Volume III - ILLINOIS 1870 MORTALITY SCHEDULE
By Lowell Volkel, 1986, 55 pp., 8.5" x 11",Softbound ... $12.00

McLean, Menard, Mercer, Monroe, Montgomery, Morgan and Moultrie counties. Includes cause of death, if known.
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HHIL-MS74: Volume IV -
ILLINOIS 1870 MORTALITY SCHEDULE
By Lowell Volkel, 1987, 62 pp., 8.5" x 11",Softbound ... $12.00

Ogle, Peoria, Perry, Piatt, Pike, Pope, Pulaski, Putnam, Randolph, Richland, Rock Island and Saline counties. Includes cause of death, if known.
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HHIL-MS75: Volume V - ILLINOIS 1870 MORTALITY SCHEDULE
By Lowell Volkel, 1987, 66 pp., 8.5" x 11",Softbound ... $12.00

Sangamon, Schuyler, Scott, Shelby, Stark, St. Clair, Stephenson, Tazewell and Union counties. Includes cause of death, if known.


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