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Between 1680-1763, Illinois was controlled by the French.

Between 1763-1783, control of Illinois was in the hands of Great Britain.

Between 1800 and 1809, Illinois was included in Indiana Territory.

On 3 March, 1809, Illinois Territory was created.

Federal Illinois census records begin in 1820 and census enumerations were taken every ten years thereafter. Census years available to the public are: 1820, 1830, 1840, 1850, 1860, 1870, 1880, 1900, 1910, 1920 and 1930. See 1790-1940 US Census Records at Ancestry.

Soundex code indexes for Federal Illinois census records are available on microfilm for census years: 1880, 1900, 1910, and 1920.

1890 Federal census schedules (including the Veterans and Widows census) were completely destroyed by a 1921 warehouse fire with the exception of a small fragment of McDonough County ED 174. See 1890 Federal Census Fragments at Ancestry.

Illinois state census records were enumerated in 1810, 1820, 1830, 1835, 1840, 1845, 1855 & 1865. See 1825-1865 State Census Records Search at Ancestry. Also See IL State Census for more information about the Illinois State Census.

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Illinois Vital Records

Illinois Dept. of Health

Division of Vital Records
605 W. Jefferson St.
Springfield, IL 62702-5097
Phone: (217) 782-6553

Death records 1916-1943 are on file at the Illinois State Archives and can be obtained at no charge.

Illinois State Archives

Margaret Cross Norton Building

Capitol Complex

Springfield, IL 62756

Phone: (217) 782-4682

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1882 History of Bond & Montgomery Counties

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Illinois

(American Territory: 1787.  Territory: 1809.  Statehood: 1818)


Statewide Illinois Census Records Online

1732 Census of Fort De Chartres (claimed to be the beginning of Illinois)

1787 Census of Kaskaskia

1807 Indiana Territory Census (Covers all of Southern Illinois)

1810-1890 Federal Census Records for Illinois at Ancestry

1810 & 1818 Illinois Census Returns at Ancestry

1825-1865 State Census Records for Georgia at Ancestry

1840 Federal Census Revolutionary War Pensioners - Statewide

1850 Federal Census Index and 1850 Census Images

1850 Federal Census Mortality Schedules Index and Images

1855 Illinois State Census Index

1860 Federal Census Index

1865 Illinois State Census Index

1870 Federal Census Index and 1870 Census Images

1880 Federal Census - Search and View the images

1880 Federal Census Search at Family Search

1880 Federal Census Extraction of Southern Illinois Penitentiary

1890 Federal Census Fragments

1900 Federal Census Index and 1900 Census Images

1910 Federal Census Index

1920 Federal Census Index

1930 Federal Census Index at Family Search

1940 Federal Census Index and 1940 Census Images

Illinois State Databases of Census Records & Genealogy Records

 

Other IL Statewide Genealogy Records Used as Census Substitutes

Early Illinois Settlers

1807 Voters List

 


IL Census Records Online by County

Edwards County Census Records (formed 1814 from Gallatin & Madison)

1825 State Census Records Transcription


Effingham County Census Records (formed 1831 from Crawford & Fayette)

Other Records

1877 Business Directory


Fayette County Census Records (formed 1821 from Bond, Clark, Jefferson & Wayne)

1840 Federal Census Index

1840 Federal Census - Pages 142-152

1840 Federal Census - Pages 153-164

1840 Federal Census - Pages 165-178


Ford County Census Records (formed 1859 from Clark)

Other Records

1917 Business Directory

1929 Students

1940 City Directory of Gibson

1947 City Directory of Gibson


Franklin County Census Records (formed 1818 from Gallatin & White)

1818-1850 Federal Census Master Index.  Surnames starting with:
[A-C]    [D-I]    [J-O]    [P-S]    [T-Z]

1818 Census Records

1818 Census Records at Illinois Trails

1820 Federal Census

1820 Federal Census at Illinois Trails

1830 Federal Census

1840 Federal Census

1850 Federal Census Page #325-334

1850 Federal Census Dwelling #645-666 

1850 Federal Census Dwelling #646-667

1860 Federal Census Index.  Surnames starting with:
[A-C]    [D-H]    [I-M]    [N-S]    [T-Z]
1860 Federal Census.  Select a township:
[Barren Twp]    [Benton Twp]    [Browning Twp]    [Cave Twp]
[Denning Twp]    [Eastern Twp]    [Ewing Twp]    [Frankfort Twp]  
[Goode Twp]    [Northern Twp]    [Six Mile Twp]    [Tyrone Twp]

1870 Federal Census Index

1870 Federal Census - Files arranged by township

1880 Federal Census Index Surnames A-K

1880 Federal Census Index Surnames L-Z

1880 Federal Census - Files arranged by township

1900 Federal Census Index of Browning Twp

1900 Federal Census of Browning Twp.  Households 1-143

1900 Federal Census of Browning Twp.  Households 144-283

1900 Federal Census Index of Six Mile Twp

1900 Federal Census of Six Mile Twp. Households 1-96

1900 Federal Census of Six Mile Twp. Households 97-196

1910 Federal Census Index of Ewing Twp.

1910 Federal Census of Ewing Twp. Households 1-97

1910 Federal Census of Ewing Twp. Households 98-181

1910 Federal Census of Ewing Twp. Households 182-265

1910 Federal Census of Ewing Twp. Households 266-344

1930 Federal Census Index of Northern Twp

1930 Federal Census of Northern Twp

Other Records

1881 Poor Farm Inmates


Fulton County Census Records (formed 1823 from Pike)

1825 State Census Records

1830 Federal Census Index  (PDF File)

1835 State Census Records (PDF File)

1840 Federal Census Index  (PDF File)

1840 Pensioners Census

1850-1880 Federal Census Mortality Schedules

1850 Federal Census Mortality Schedule  (PDF File)

1860 Federal Census Mortality Schedule  (PDF File)

1870 Federal Census Index.  Surnames starting with:
[A-B]    [C-D]    [E-G]    [H-K]    [L-M]    [N-R]    [S-T]    [U-Z]
1870 Federal Census Page #:
[286A-291A]    [290B-296B]    [297A-302A]    [302B-307B]
[308A-312B]    [313A-317A]    [317B-321B]    [322A-326B]
[327A-331B]    [332A-336B]    [337A-342B]    [343A-347B]
[348A-352B]    [353A-357B]    [358A-362B]    [363A-368B]
[369A-374B]    [375A-381A]    [381B-387A]    [387B-393A]
[393B-400A]    [400B-406A]    [406B-412B]    [413A-418B]    
[419A-425A]    [425A-431A]    [431B-437A]    [437B-444A]    
[444B-450A]

1880 Federal Census Mortality Schedule  (PDF File)

1883 Census of Pensioners  (PDF File)

1930 Federal Census Records

Other Records

1825-1876 Court Case Files Index

1851 Cholera Epidemic Deaths

Civil War Records


Gallatin County Census Records (formed 1812 from Randolph)

1820 Federal Census Index

1820 Federal Census Part 1

1820 Federal Census Part 2

1830 Federal Census Index

1830 Federal Census Page #:
[250-263]    [264-277]    [278-292

1840 Federal Census Index

1840 Federal Census Page #:
[2-7]    [8-13]    [14-19]    [20-25]    [26-31]    [32-38]    [39-43]
[32-38]    [39-43]    [44-49]    [50-56]    [57-62]    [63-65]
1850 Federal Census Index.  Surnames starting with:
[A-C]    [D-J]    [K-Q]    [R-Z]
1850 Federal Census Page #:
[347A-358B]    [359A-371A]    [371B-383B]
[384A-396A]    [396B-408B]    [409A-411B]

1860 Federal Census Surname Index

Other Records

1830s Pisgah Cumberland Presbyterian Church Records


Greene County Census Records (formed 1821 from Madison)

1830 Federal Census Index

1830 Federal Census Page #:
[1-10]    [11-20]    [21-30]    [31-40]    [41-50

1840 Federal Census Index

1840 Federal Census Page #:
[69-72]    [73-76]    [77-80]    [81-84]    [85-88]    [81-84]
[85-88]    [89-93]    [94-97]    [98-101]    [102-105]    [106-109]
[110-113]    [114-118]    [119-122]    [123-126]    [127-129]

1850 Federal Census Records Transcription with Index

1850 Federal Census Page #:
[1A-12B]    [13A-25A]    [25B-37B]    [38A-50A]
[50B-62B]    [63A-75A]    [75B-106B]    [107A-117B]
[1118A-128B]    [129A-139B]    [140A-150B]

1855 State Census

1860 Federal Census and Index

1860 Federal Census Mortality Schedule

Civil War Military Census of Bluffdale

1865 State Census Records Transcription with Index

1880 Federal Census Records Transcription with Index

Other Records

Early Settlers List

1821-1848 Probate Records Index

1830s Probate Index

1879 History Book with Biographies and Index

1885 History Book with Biographies and Index

1905 History Book with Biographies and Index

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Illinois Census Finder Counties

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Grundy-Jackson

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Union-Washington

Johnson-Lee

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