Illinois Genealogy is being developed as a genealogical and historical resource for your personal use. It contains information and records for Illinois ancestry, family history, and genealogy. Specifically, it provides sources for birth records, death records, marriage records, census records, tax records, court records, and military records. It also provides some historical details about different times and people in Illinois history.
Morgan County Illinois Biographical Sketches
- Albyn Lincoln Adams, M. D.
- Rev. Peter Akers
- John T. Alexander
- Walter H. Allyn M.D. and Paul Allyn, M.D.
- James S Anderson
- M. F. Andre
- Firm of Andre & Andre
- Joseph R. Askew, M.D.
- John Allen Ayers
- Marshall Paul Ayers
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- Biographies of Champaign County, Illinois
The 475 biographies from this section were extracted from the Standard History of Champaign County, Illinois written by J. R. Stewart. They are a cross reference of the residents of Champaign County, and most were alive during 1918.
- Histories of Illinois Civil War Regiments and Units
The following histories of Illinois Civil War regiments and units originate from the first eight volumes of the nine volume publication, Report of the Adjutant General of the State of Illinois (1900-1902). The histories, some written shortly after the war’s end, are the work of numerous authors throughout the intervening years. The 1886 version of the Adjutant General’s Report included regimental histories compiled by that office which had not previously been published. The final 1900-1902 republication of the report incorporated revisions and corrections to the histories.
The following states neighbor Illinois and are not listed in the Great Lakes Genealogy list below.
Great Lakes Genealogy
Franklin County History
Cumberland County History
Counties of Cumberland, Jasper and Richland, Illinois
Cumberland Sugar Creek Cemetery, Ball Township
Cumberland Sugar Creek Cemetery contains 372 known burials with 106 unique surnames. Names Born Died ALLBRIGHT Infant Daughter of H F & Rose died Feb 13, 1932 William H born 1859 died 1937 ALLEN Abigail died 1843 Catharine born 1830 died 1908 Julia A…
Biography of Samuel P. Clark of Berlin Township, Illinois
George Clark, father of the gentleman whose name heads this sketch, was born in Belmont County, Ohio, March 1811. In 1835 he came to Berlin Township in this county, buying his farm from the Government. He was the first to settle on the prairie near Dover, and as he was…
Charles Devlin of Spring Valley, Illinois
In 1850, Charles Devlin was born in St. Louis, Missouri. By age 4, his parents had moved with him to Peru, LaSalle County, Illinois. At age 19, Mr. Devlin worked as a bookkeeper and business manager in Peru for the Union Coal company. Charles Devlin was convinced that the time…
Biography of James M. Curtis of Concord, Illinois
James M. Curtis, Concord, is a native of Schaghticoke, Rensselaer County, New York, where he was born August 2, 1822. His parents, Daniel and Mehitable (Masters) Curtis, were also natives of New York. The father died there; he was a farmer by occupation and also a soldier in the war…
Biography of Thomas P. Currier of Neponset, Illinois
The subject of this biography was born July 6, 1830 in Cornville, Somerset County, Maine. His father, Patten Currier, was born in May 1801, in the same place, and is yet living there. He was a farmer by occupation. The grandfather of our subject was Ephraim Currier, a native of…
Biography of Jonathan T. Currier of Neponset, Illinois
Among our self-made men in Bureau County, who owe their success in life to their energy and perseverance, we place him whose name heads this sketch. He was born July 9, 1823, in Peacham, Caledonia County, Vermont. His father Asa Currier, was born April 21, 1891, in the same place….
Biography of William Cummings of Buda, Illinois
Thornton Cummings was a native of Virginia. When a young man he immigrated to Kentucky, and was there married to Miss Sylvia Williams, a native of Kentucky. In 1816, soon after marriage, Mr. Cummings removed to Gallatin County, Illinois, where he resided till 1834, at which time he came to…