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Calhoun County, Illinois
County Seat - Hardin


Calhoun County, IL - Records and Resources

General resources on the internet

Calhoun County GenWebpPage
http://www.calhoun.ilgenweb.net/

Calhoun County Genealogy Trails and History
http://genealogytrails.com/ill/calhoun/

Vital Statistics

Birth registers, 1878-1904 Calhoun County (Illinois). Clerk of the County Court
Microfilm of original records in the Calhoun County courthouse at Hardin, Illinois.
LDS FHL* microfilm #1305045

Marriage records, 1825-1905 Calhoun County (Illinois). Clerk of the County Court
Microfilm of original records in the Calhoun County courthouse at Hardin, Illinois.
LDS FHL* microfilm on 2 reels #1305044-45

Marriages of Calhoun County 1825-1982, published by the Calhoun County Historical Society.
St Louis County Library call #R977.3853
LDS FHL* book #977.3853 V2m
and on microfilm (1825-1979) #1597546

Death records, 1878-1903 Calhoun County (Illinois). Clerk of the County Court
Microfilm of original records in the Calhoun County courthouse at Hardin, Illinois.
LDS FHL* microfilm #1305046

Calhoun County Cemeteries was publsihed by the Calhoun County Historical Society.
St Louis County Library call # R977.3853.
LDS FHL* book #977.3853 V3ca
also on microfilm #1033842

Censuses

The 1840, 1850, 1860, 1870, 1880, 1900 and 1910 censuses have all been transcribed by the Calhoun County Historical Society and published in book form.

Naturalizations

Calhoun County Naturalization Records was publsihed by the Calhoun County Historical Society.
St Louis County Library call #R977.3853
LDS FHL* lists several entries for this subject

Land and property

Deed records, 1825-1926 Calhoun County (Illinois). Recorder
Microfilm of original records in the Calhoun County courthouse in Hardin, Illinois.
LDS FHL* microfilm on 16 reels

History and biographical sketches

Brief history online
http://www.outfitters.com/illinois/calhoun/

Portrait and Biographical Album of Pike and Calhoun Counties, Illinois published in 1891.
includes biographical sketches of some Emslanders
St Louis County Library call #R 977.34 P853
LDS FHL* microfilm #825598

History of Calhoun County Carpenter, George W; Jerseyville, IL, Democrat Print, 1934
LDS FHL* book #977.3853 H2c
also on microfilm #1598009

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Calhoun County, IL - Townships (Precincts)

Based on maps found at:
http://www.outfitters.com/illinois/calhoun/twpmap_calhoun.html
and

http://www.sos.state.il.us/departments/archives/irad/
township_maps/calhoun_map.html

Most Emslanders in Calhoun County settled in the townships of Richwood and Point. The Catholic parish in Richwood was St Joseph in Meppen and in Point was St Mary's in Brussels.

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* LDS FHL - Latter Day Saints Family History Library
http://www.familysearch.org/Eng/Library/FHLC/frameset_fhlc.asp


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