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Illinois State Archives

Rootsweb Genealogical Cooperative

Rootsweb has moved under the company that supports it (Ancestry.com) so many of the Illinois websites have relocated (see Illinois GenWeb).

Illinois Statewide Marriage Index 1763-1900 – This index contains about all the available info on Clinton County Illinois marriages through 1877.  Marriages after 1 Jan 1878 may have more info in the actual marriage record.

Illinois State Genealogical Society

Global Database Search

Moultrie County Illinois (still on Rootsweb as of 21 April 2008)


St Clair County Illinois (still on Rootsweb as of 21 April 2008)


Perry County Ohio


Obituary Daily Times (Index of published obituaries)


Social Security Death Index



Other Genealogy Links

Illinois US GenWeb Project

Rudy's List of Archaic Medical Terms – Good place to find out what they meant by Pernicious Fever and other terms used on death certificates

Clinton County Illinois

Find a Grave (Warning: Lots of pop-ups and annoying advertising)

Clinton County Illinois Marriages About Dec 1825 to 1920

Geogen (German surname mapping)

Clinton County Illinois Obituary Page
(broken links have been repaired)

Goodner Family Book Web Page

Geographic Names Information System (USGS)

Family Search Labs Record Search (LDS beta site – as of May 2008, contains Belleville Diocese Catholic Church Records)

Jefferson County Illinois


Marion County Illinois


Shelby County Illinois (on ILhistoryweb.com as of 21 April 2008)





Genealogy Software

Other Illinois Links

RootsMagic  I've been using this software (and its predecessor) since 1998.  At $29.95, you can't go wrong!

Gleanings from "The Kinmundy Express"
(Births, Marriages, Death Notices and other miscellaneous articles)

GenSmarts  I just started using this.  What a wonderful tool.  It takes you right to online databases.  You can purchase it along with RootsMagic for just $20 more.  Check it out!

The Salem Times Commoner (newspaper)


The Morning Sentinel (Centralia, IL) (newspaper)


Mount Vernon Register-News (newspaper)


WJBD Radio (Salem, IL)


Books and Booklets Available from the Marion County Genealogical & Historical Society


The History of Jefferson County, Illinois by William Henry Perrin


Marion County Genealogical & Historical Society
Books and Booklets (for sale)



Other Links

Friends & Family

Other Software and Tools

Kenny and Tree – Our youngest and his wife’s site

Software for Zip Backup to DVD or CD

Carl Dennis Homepage Genealogy

Mozy Backup – Offsite backup -- first two gigabytes are free (link contains a referral, if enough people sign up using my referral, I get more free space!)

The Common Man Digest – My nephew Kirk Johnson’s blog

XML Sitemap Generator –  Web based tool to create site maps (helps search engines index your website)




Favorite Businesses

Mr. B's Pest Control  This man is a personal friend and a great bug man!  If you live in our area, check him out!


Paxton Processing Company – Good friends from Paxton, IL – they sell fire & security alarms for use in laboratory animal housing and other areas.


ARCHITEXAS – This is where our youngest son works.


Tesoro Pretroleum – This is where our daughter works.


The Center for Health Care Services – This is where our oldest son works.


Queen Anne's on 7th Street - Our favorite Bed and Breakfast in Charleston, Illinois


Last Updated: August 14, 2008
Created: May 26, 1997

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