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GENERAL INFO Counties of Illinois, their Origin and Evolution, 1906
Origin and Evolution of Illinois Counties, 2010
Illinois Counties and Incorporated Municipalities. pub:2012

 
ADAMS History of Adams County, Illinois, 1879
Portrait and Biographical Record of Adams County, Illinois, 1892
ALEXANDER History of Alexander County, Illinois, 1883
BOND History of Bond County, Illinois, 1882
Portrait and Biographical Record of Bond County, Illinois, 1892
Historical Encyclopedia of Illinois and History of Bond County, 1915
BOONE Past and present of Boone County, Illinois, 1877
Portrait and Biographical Record of Boone County, Illinois, 1892
BROWN History of Brown County, Illinois, 1882
BUREAU History of Bureau County, Illinois, 1885
Prairie Farmers Directory of Bureau County, Illinois, 1916
CALHOUN Portrait and Biographical Album of Calhoun County, Illinois, 1891
Prairie Farmers Directory of Calhoun County, Illinois, 1919
CARROLL History of Carroll County, Illinois, 1878
Historical Encyclopedia of Illinois and History of Carroll County, Vol 1, 1913
CASS Historical Sketch of Cass County, Illinois, 1876
History of Cass County, Illinois, 1882
Historical Encyclopedia of Illinois and History of Cass County, Vol 1, 1915

Farmer's Review of Cass County, Illinois, 1917
CHAMPAIGN Portrait and Biographical Album of Champaign County, Illinois, 1887
The Biographical Record of Champaign, Illinois, 1900
Historical Encyclopedia of Illinois and History of Champaign County, Vol 1, 1905
Historical Encyclopedia of Illinois and History of Champaign County, Vol 2, 1905
CHRISTIAN History of Christian County, Illinois, 1880
Past and present of Christian County, Illinois, 1904
Official Christian County, Illinois, Plat Book and Rural Directory, 1958
CLARK History of Clark County, Illinois, 1883
CLAY History of Clay County, Illinois, 1884
Biographical and Reminiscent History of Clay County, Illinois, 1909
CLINTON Portrait and Biographical Record of Clinton County, Illinois, 1894
COLES History of Coles County, Illinois, 1879
Portrait and Biographical Album of Coles County, Illinois,1887
Historical Encyclopedia of Illinois and History of Coles County, 1906

Farmer's Review of Coles County, Illinois, 1918
Pioneers of Coles County, Illinois, 1942
COOK Portrait and Biographical Record of Cook County, Illinois, 1894
Cook County, Illinois, Album of Genealogy and Biography with Portraits, 1900
Historical Encyclopedia of Illinois and History of Cook County, Vol 1, 1905
Historical Encyclopedia of Illinois and History of Cook County, Vol 2, 1905

Prairie Farmers Directory of Southern Cook County, Illinois, 1918
CRAWFORD History of Crawford County, Illinois, 1883
CUMBERLAND County of Cumberland, Illinois, Historical and Biographical, 1884
DANE Formed in 1839 from Montgomery, Sangamon and Shelby Counties, renamed to Christian County on February 1, 1840.
DEKALB History of DeKalb County, Illinois, 1868
The Biographical Record of De Kalb County, Illinois, 1898
Past and present of DeKalb County, Illinois, Vol 1, 1907
Past and present of DeKalb County, Illinois, Vol 2, 1907
DE WITT History of De Witt county, Illinois, 1882
The Biographical Record of De Witt County, Illinois, 1901
DOUGLAS History of Douglas County, Illinois, 1876
Historical and Biographical record of Douglas County, Illinois, 1900

Farmer's Review of Douglas County, Illinois, 1918
DU PAGE History of Du Page County, Illinois, 1857
DuPage County, Illinois, Combination Atlas, Map and History, 1874
History of Du Page County, Illinois, 1882
Portrait and Biographical Record of Du Page County, Illinois, 1894
Historical Encyclopedia of Illinois and History of Du Page County, Vol 2, 1913
EDGAR Portrait and Biographical Album of Edgar County, Illinois, 1889
Prairie Farmers Directory of Edgar County Illinois, 1917
EDWARDS History of Edwards County, Illinois, 1883
History of the English Settlement in Edwards County, Illinois, 1909
EFFINGHAM History of Effingham County, Illinois, 1883
History of Effingham County, Illinois, 1893
Portrait and Biographical Record of Effingham County, Illinois, 1893
Historical Encyclopedia of Illinois and History of Effingham County, 1910
FAYETTE History of Fayette County, Illinois, 1878
FORD History of Ford County, Illinois, from its earliest settlement to 1908.
Prairie Farmers Directory of Ford County, Illinois, 1917
FRANKLIN History of Franklin County, Illinois, 1887
FULTON History of Fulton County, Illinois, 1879
Portrait and Biographical Album of Fulton County, Illinois, 1890
Historical Encyclopedia of Illinois and History of Fulton County, 1908

Prairie Farmers Directory of Fulton County, Illinois, 1917
GALLATIN History of Gallatin County, Illinois, 1887
GREENE History of Greene County, Illinois, 1885
History of Greene County, Illinois, its past and present, 1879

Past and present of Greene County, Illinois, 1905
GRUNDY History of Grundy County, Illinois, 1882
Biographical and genealogical record of Grundy County, Illinois, Vol 1, 1900
Biographical and genealogical record of Grundy County, Illinois, Vol 2, 1900
HAMILTON History of Hamilton County, Illinois, 1887
HANCOCK Portrait and Biographical Record of Hancock County, Illinois, 1894
Biographical Review of Hancock County, Illinois, 1907
HARDIN The Biographical Review of Hardin County, Illinois, 1893
History of Hardin County, Illinois, 1939
HENDERSON History of Henderson County, 1882
Portrait and Biographical Record of Henderson County, Illinois, 1894
HENRY History of Henry County, Illinois, Its Tax-Payers and Voters, 1877
The Biographical Record of Henry County, Illinois, 1901
History of Henry County, Illinois, Vol 2, 1910
HIGHLAND Formed in 1847 from Adams and Marquette Counties, abolished in 1848
IROQUOIS Portrait and Biographical Record of Iroquois County, Illinois, 1893
JACKSON Portrait and Biographical Record of Jackson County, Illinois, 1894
JASPER County of Jasper, Illinois, Historical and Biographical, 1884
History of Jasper County Illinois, 1893

Portrait and Biographical Record of Jasper County, Illinois, 1893
JEFFERSON History of Jefferson County, Illinois, 1883
Portrait and Biographical Record of Jefferson County, Illinois, 1894
History of Jefferson County, Illinois, 1909
JERSEY Historical Sketch of Jersey County, Illinois, 1876
History of Jersey County, Illinois, 1885
JO DAVIESS Historical Encyclopedia of Illinois and History of Jo Daviess County, 1904
JOHNSON The Biographical Review of Johnson County, Illinois, 1893
KANE The Biographical Record of Kane County, Illinois, 1898
Historical Encyclopedia of Illinois and History of Kane County, 1904
KANKAKEE Historical Encyclopedia of Illinois and History of Kankakee County, Vol 1, 1906
Prairie Farmers Directory of Kankakee County, Illinois, 1917
KENDALL History of Kendall County, Illinois, from the earliest discoveries to the present time, 1877
KNOX History of Knox County, Illinois, 1878
Portrait and Biographical Album of Knox County, Illinois, 1886
Historical Encyclopedia of Illinois and History of Knox County, 1899
LA SALLE History of La Salle County, Illinois, 1877
Past and present of La Salle County, Illinois, 1877
Biographical and genealogical record of La Salle County, Illinois, Vol 1, 1900
Biographical and genealogical record of La Salle County, Illinois, Vol 2, 1900
LAKE Historical and Statistical Sketches of Lake County, Illinois, 1852
History of Lake County, 1912
LAWRENCE History of Lawrence County, Illinois, 1883
LEE History of Lee County, Illinois, 1881
Recollections of Pioneers from Lee County, Illinois, 1893
Historical Encyclopedia of Illinois and History of Lee County, 1904
History of Lee County, Illinois, Vol 1, 1914
History of Lee County, Illinois, Vol 2, 1914
History of Early Lee County, Illinois, 1918
LIVINGSTON History of Livingston County, Illinois, 1878
Portrait and Biographical Album of Livingston County, Illinois, 1888
The Biographical Record of Livingston County, Illinois, 1900
LOGAN The Biographical Record of Logan County, Illinois, 1901
McDONOUGH History of McDonough County, Illinois, 1878
Portrait and Biographical Record of McDonough County, Illinois, 1894
Historical Encyclopedia of Illinois and History of McDonough County, 1907
McHENRY Historical Encyclopedia of Illinois and History of Mc Henry County, Vol 2, 1915
History of McHenry County, Illinois, Vol 1, 1922
History of McHenry County, Illinois, Vol 2, 1922
McLEAN History of McLean County, Illinois, 1879
The Biographical Record of Mc Lean County, Illinois, 1899
Historical Encyclopedia of Illinois and History of McLean County, Vol 1, 1908
History of McLean County, Illinois, Vol 2, 1924
MACON History of Macon County, Illinois, 1876
Portrait and Biographical Record of Macon County, Illinois, 1893
Past and present of Macon County, Illinois, (and the City of Decatur) 1903
MACOUPIN Portrait and Biographical Record of Macoupin County, Illinois, 1891
Macoupin County, Illinois, Biographical Records, 1904
History of Macoupin County, Illinois, Vol 1, 1911
MADISON History of Madison County, Illinois, 1882
Anti-German Sentiment in Madison and St. Clair Counties, Illinois. 1916-1919. pub:1966
MARION Portrait and Biographical Record of Marion County, Illinois, 1894
Biographical and Reminiscent History of Marion County, Illinois, 1909
Brinkerhoff's History of Marion County, Illinois, 1909
MARQUETTE Formed in 1843 from Adams County, abolished in 1847
MARSHALL Past and present of Marshall County, Illinois, 1907
MASON History of Mason County, Illinois, 1879
Portrait and Biographical Record of Mason County, Illinois, 1894
Pioneers of Mason County, Illinois, 1902
Farmer's Review of Mason County, Illinois, 1917
MASSAC The Biographical Review of Massac County, Illinois, 1893
History of Massac County, Illinois, 1955
MENARD History of Menard County, Illinois, 1879
Pioneers of Menard County, Illinois, 1902
Past and present of Menard County, Illinois, 1905
Farmer's Review of Menard County, Illinois, 1917
MERCER History of Mercer County, 1882
Historical Encyclopedia of Illinois and History of Mercer County, 1903
MONROE Historical Sketch of Early Settlements in Illinois' Monroe County & Indian Wars, 1833
History of Monroe County, Illinois, 1883

Portrait and Biographical Record of Monroe County, Illinois, 1894
Prairie Farmers Directory of Monroe County, Illinois, 1919
MONTGOMERY History of Montgomery County, Illinois, 1882
Portrait and Biographical Record of Montgomery County, Illinois, 1892
Past and present of Montgomery County, Illinois, 1904
Prairie Farmers Directory of Montgomery County, Illinois, 1918
MORGAN Portrait and Biographical Album of Morgan County, Illinois, 1889
Prairie Farmers Directory of Morgan County, Illinois, 1917
MOULTRIE Portrait and Biographical Record of Moultrie County, Illinois, 1891
OGLE History of Ogle County, Illinois, 1878
The Biographical Record of Ogle County, Illinois, 1899
Historical Encyclopedia of Illinois and History of Ogle County, Vol 1, 1909
Historical Encyclopedia of Illinois and History of Ogle County, Vol 2, 1909
PEORIA Historical Encyclopedia of Illinois and History of Peoria County, Vol 1, 1901
Peoria City and County, Illinois, Vol 1, 1912
PERRY History of Perry County, Illinois, 1883
Portrait and Biographical Record of Perry County, Illinois, 1894
PIATT History of Piatt County, Illinois, 1883
Past and present of Piatt County, Illinois, 1903
PIKE History of Pike County, Centennial Address given at Pittsfield, Illinois, on July 4, 1876.
History of Pike County, Illinois. pub:1880
Portrait and Biographical Album of Pike County, Illinois, 1891
Past and Present of Pike County, Illinois, 1906
Prairie Farmers Directory of Pike County, Illinois, 1919
POPE The Biographical Review of Pope County, Illinois, 1893
PULASKI History of Pulaski County, Illinois, 1883
PUTNAM Past and Present of Putnam County, Illinois, 1907
RANDOLPH History of Randolph County, Illinois, 1883
Portrait and Biographical Record of Randolph County, Illinois, 1894
RICHLAND County of Richland, Illinois, Historical and Biographical, 1884
History of Richland County, Illinois, 1893
Portrait and Biographical Record of Richland County, Illinois, 1893
Biographical and Reminiscent History of Richland County, Illinois, 1909
ROCK ISLAND Portrait and Biographical Album of Rock Island County, Illinois, 1885
The Biographical Record of Rock Island County, Illinois, 1897
Historical Encyclopedia of Illinois and History of Rock Island County, Vol 1, 1914
Historical Encyclopedia of Illinois and History of Rock Island County, Vol 2, 1914
SALINE History of Saline County, Illinois, 1887
SANGAMON History of Sangamon County, Illinois, 1881
Portrait and Biographical Album of Sangamon County, Illinois, 1891
Historical Encyclopedia of Illinois and History of Sangamon County, Vol 1, 1912

Farmer's Review of Sangamon County, Illinois, 1917
SCHUYLER History of Schuyler County, Illinois, 1882
History of the Early Settlers of Sangamon County, Illinois, 1886
Historical Encyclopedia of Illinois and History of Schuyler County, 1908
SCOTT Portrait and Biographical Album of Scott County, Illinois, 1889
Prairie Farmers Directory of Scott County, Illinois, 1917
SHELBY Portrait and Biographical Record of Shelby County, Illinois, 1891
Prairie Farmers Directory of Shelby County Illinois, 1918
ST. CLAIR History of St. Clair County, Illinois, 1881
Portrait and Biographical Record of St. Clair County, Illinois, 1892
St. Clair County's Namesake: Major-General Arthur St. Clair, A Brief Sketch, 1910
Prairie Farmers Directory of St. Clair County, Illinois, 1919
Anti-German Sentiment in Madison and St. Clair Counties, Illinois 1916-1919. pub:1966
STARK History of Stark County, Illinois, Vol 1, 1916
History of Stark County, Illinois, Vol 2, 1916
STEPHENSON History of Stephenson County, Illinois, 1880
Prairie Farmers Directory of Stephenson County, Illinois, 1917
TAZEWELL Portrait and Biographical Record of Tazewell County, Illinois, 1894
Historical Encyclopedia of Illinois and History of Tazewell County, Vol 2, 1905
UNION History of Union County, Illinois, 1883
History of Union County, Illinois, 1941
VERMILION Portrait and Biographical Album of Vermilion County , Illinois, 1889
Past and present of Vermilion County, Illinois, 1903
History of Vermilion County, Illinois, Vol 1, 1911
History of Vermilion County, Illinois, Vol 2, 1911

Stories of Historical Days in Vermilion County, Illinois, 1934
WABASH History of Wabash County, Illinois 1883
Historical Encyclopedia of Illinois and History of Wabash County, 1911
WARREN Past and present of Warren County, Illinois, 1877
Portrait and Biographical Album of Warren County, Illinois, 1886
WASHINGTON Portrait and Biographical Record of Washington County, Illinois, 1894
WAYNE Formed in 1803 from Knox and St. Clair Counties, abolished in 1847
WAYNE History of Wayne County, Illinois, 1884
WHITE History of White County, Illinois, 1883
WHITESIDE History of Whiteside County, Illinois, 1877
Portrait and Biographical Album of Whiteside County, Illinois, 1885
The Biographical Record of Whiteside County, Illinois, 1900
History of Whiteside County, Illinois, Vol 1, 1908
History of Whiteside County, Illinois, Vol 2, 1908
WILL History of Will County, Illinois, Vol 1, 1878
History of Will County, Illinois, Vol 2, 1878

Portrait and Biographical Album of Will County, Illinois, 1890
Genealogical and biographical record of Will County, Illinois, 1900
Past and present of Will County, Illinois, 1907
Prairie Farmers Directory of Will County, Illinois, 1918
WILLIAMSON History of Williamson County, Illinois, 1887
WINNEBAGO History of Winnebago County, Illinois, 1877
Portrait and Biographical Record of Winnebago County, Illinois, 1892
Past and present of Winnebago County, Illinois, (and the city of Rockford) 1905
WOODFORD History of Woodford County, Illinois, 1877
Past and present of Woodford County, Illinois, 1878
Portrait and Biographical Album of Woodford County, Illinois, 1889
The Biographical Record of Woodford County, Illinois, 1900
History of Woodford County, Illinois, 1910

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