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The following records have been placed online by various individuals, with an interest in Lawrence County, Illinois. If you have information that you have placed online or would like to place online, please e-mail me and let me know.


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Birth/Death The Lawrence County Court holds birth and death records from 1878. You can contact them or check LDS microfilm holdings to see what can be ordered to your local Family History Center. For records after 1907, contact Illinois State Health Department.
Transcribed Birth Records
Cemeteries Check our Cemeteries page for information on Lawrence County Cemeteries. A growing number include burial listings and photos.
Illinois State Genealogical Society Cemetery Location Project: Lawrence County
Tombstones
Census 1830 Lawrence County Census
1850 Lawrence County Census
1860 Lawrence County Census
1920 Lawrence County Census Partial   ballIndex!
1880 Census on Family Search
Churches Churches of Lawrence County, courtesy of the Lawrence County Chamber of Commerce.
Court Records The Lawrence County Court holds court records from 1820. Check the LDS microfilm holdings, to determine what can be ordered to your local Family History Center.
Deeds/Land Records Lawrence county section map
The Lawrence County Court holds land records from 1818. Check the LDS microfilm holdings, to determine what can be ordered to your local Family History Center.
Colorful map of all Illinois with all counties labeled.
Documents and Vital Records Document Images and Transcriptions
Family Bibles and
Abstracts
None yet available.
Early Settlers lists and notes
Historical Notes on Lawrence County
Mormons in Lawrence County - article
Maps Federal Township Plats of Illinois (1804-1891) Web Site provided by the Illinois Secretary of State and State Archivist.
1892 Railroad Map of Lawrence Co., including the legend as a separate image.
Google Earth image of Sumner Illinois.
Sumner Illinois 1894 map Section A Section B Section C
Map of Sumner in Lawrence County - 1911 - #89
Marriages Illinois Statewide Marriage Index, 1763-1900 - Be aware that some counties are better represented than others. Lawrence County dates included are 1821-1849, and 1878-1900.

Marriage Records contributed by Donna Isom MacDougall:
     1878 Lawrence County Marriages
     1879 Lawrence County Marriages
     1880 Lawrence County Marriages
     1881 Lawrence County Marriages
     1900/01 Lawrence County Marriages
    1908-1932 Lawrence County Marriages

Some Early Marriages

The Lawrence County Court holds marriage records from 1821. Check the LDS microfilm holdings, to determine what can be ordered to your local Family History Center.
Military Records Blackhawk War Veterans of Lawrence County
Database of IL Civil War Veterans
Database of IL Spanish-American War Veterans
1883 Pensioner's Index
Quincy Veteran's Home Records
World War II Honor Roll
Newspapers,
Articles,
Clippings
Newspapers, Articles and Clippings
Obituaries Search the Query Board using "Obituary" as the search criteria, and it will pull up any obituaries that have been listed on the message board.
Lawrence County, Illinois Obituary Index
Lawrence Daily Record Online Obituary Column with Archive listings since August of 2000.
Obituaries: Sumner Press 2004-2008
Photos Check out the Photo Gallery. You might just find a picture you've always wanted, or be able to help someone else identify the people in their photos!
Probates/Wills The Lawrence County Court holds probate records from 1821. Check the LDS microfilm holdings, to determine what can be ordered to your local Family History Center.
Lawrence County Wills
Schools Schools

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