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Addresses:

Lawrence County Courthouse
1100 State St.
Lawrenceville, IL 62439
Phone: (618) 943-2346

Court House

Lawrence County Chamber of Commerce
Now located in the Lawrence County

Historical Museum & Library
619 12th Street
Lawrenceville IL 62439
Phone: 618-943-3516
Fax: 618-943-4748
E-mail: [email protected]

Lawrence County Health Department
P. O. Box 516
Lawrenceville, IL 62439
Email: [email protected]

Illinois State Archives & IRAD holdings for Lawrence County
State of Illinois Vital records archives.

IL Death Records: 1916-1950

Cemetery Records: for Veterans from War of 1812-WWI:
"Database of 1929 Illinois Roll of Honor"

Military Records: IL Civil War information for Missouri troops

Division of Vital Records
for birth/death records after 1916
State Dept. of Public Health
605 West Jefferson St.
Springfield, IL 62702
Phone: (217)782-6553
Fax: (217)523-2648

Lawrence County Public Library
814 12th St.
Lawrenceville, IL 62439
Phone: (618)943-3016
Hours: M-W-F 12 noon-5 pm; T-TH 12 noon-6 pm; Sat 10 am-3 pm

The Library contains a varied genealogical collection
including (but not limited to): marriage indexes, obituaries, biographies, local county histories, newspapers on microfilm, and census records on microfilm (1830-1920) and in book form (1850-1880 w/indexes).

Recommended by Elizabeth Price, the Hardacre family history book, available in the Lawrence County Library.

Lawrence County Historical Society

Lawrence County Historical Museum
P.O. Box 425
Lawrenceville, Illinois 62439

 

 

 

Irene Black Genealogical Library
125 E. Olive
Bridgeport, IL 62417
Phone: (618) 945-7113
Hours: M-F 2 pm -5 pm

LDS Family History Center
1940 N. Old Hwy 41
Vincennes, Indiana
Phone: (812) 882-4022
Hours: T, Th 9 am -1 pm, 4:30 pm -8:30 pm; TempleReady by appointment.
Closed: 1.5 weeks over Christmas & New Years.

Excellent site for finding
Lawrence County Cemetery Directions

Penny Post Cards
USGenWeb project, a number of cards here
for Lawrence County.

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Illinois History Timeline
From Illinois Alive web site,
covers 1818 to 1918

Some Lawrence County Families

Another nice Lawrence County families site

Toussaint Dubois  

Linkpendium - Lawrence County

Civil War Companies

Illinois in the Civil War

Revolutionary War Soldiers buried in Illinois
Twenty men listed for Lawrence county.

World War II Honor List of  Dead and Missing Army and Army Air Forces Personnel from Illinois (listed by County)

State Summary of War Casualties from World War II for Navy, Marine Corps, and Coast Guard Personnel  from Illinois (listed  alphabetically)

US Navy Log Album
Bridgeport photos owned by Lyle Gilliatt

For extensive details on your ancestors in the Civil War check out:
http://civilwar.illinoisgenweb.org/

Lawrence County links at Rootsweb

AfriGeneas ~ African Ancestored Genealogy

African American Cemeteries Online

Illinois Oilfield Publications
Out of print - ISGS

Pedigree chart web site from FamilySearch

The Date any IL county began keeping records

Indexes and links to online transcriptions of
the Federal Census Mortality Schedules

The Illinois State Genealogical Society (ISGS) Newsletter
FREE until Oct. 2008

 


 

Books:


"Lawrence County", Illinois Commemorative Edition, published 1996
($60.00 +$5.00 shipping/handling)

Contact Mike Neal through the Lawrence County
Historical Society at address above or
Mike Neal
721 12th St.
Lawrenceville, IL 62439
(618) 943-3900

Last Printing!!!!


Statewide Illinois Library Catalog
The new Illinois statewide library catalog. If you are in Illinois, search
for a book here and have your local librarian order it for you.

"History of the Disciples of Christ in Illinois, 1819-1914"
  by Nathaniel Smith Haynes - Google Books

Illinois Harvest provides links to digitized books for Illinois:
http://illinoisharvest.grainger.uiuc.edu/digitized_books.asp?set=GN

Lookups:

Policy regarding lookups:
Please be specific in your requests and do NOT ask for things such as "everything you have on the (SURNAME) family". Due to concerns about copyright infringement, lookups are provided as "facts only". Volunteers will not quote passages from copyrighted works. If extensive information is found in a copyrighted work, the volunteer will advise you of the nature of the information and the name, author, and publication information related to the book.

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Microfilm:

Unofficial listing of some records available on microfilm through the LDS Family History Library. (Note: Due to possibility of error in transcription, please verify the title and number of the film before ordering.)

Birth Records from 1878-1923

Census Records

County Histories

Death Records from 1878-1925

Land Records from 1821

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Marriage Records from 1878-1937

Probate Records from 1859-1929

Will Records from 1821-1929

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