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When was Cumberland County, IL Created?
Cumberland County was established on March 2, 1843 from Coles County. This county was named for the Cumberland road, named in its turn from the town Cumberland, Maryland, which derived its name from the mountain range of the same name adopted, presumably, from the Cumberland mountains of Great Britain.
What is the County Seat of Cumberland County, IL?
The County Seat is located in Toledo aka Prairie City until 1874 (prior county seats was Greenup from 1843-1855) also, the county government website is www.cumberlandco.org .
What cities and towns are in Cumberland County, IL?
Cities and towns located in the County include Neoga, Casey, Greenup, Jewett, Montrose, Toledo, Hazel Dell, Walla Walla, Dees.
What Townships are in Cumberland County, IL?
Townships located in the County include Greenup, Crooked Creek, Cottonwood, Neoga, Spring Point, Union, Sumpter, Woodbury.
Where can find Cumberland County Birth, marriage, Divorce and Death Records?
Cumberland County vital records can be found at the Illinois Department of Public Health has copies of birth, marriage, divorce and death records. There is a fee for each copy requested. Please refer to the information to the Statewide Vital Records in Illinois for current fees and application process.
You can search online for Cumberland County Birth, Marriage, Divorce or Death Records. You can also Order Electronically Online or can download an application for Illinois Birth Certificate, Marriage Certificate, Divorce Certificate, Death Certificate Applications to mail.
What Cumberland County, IL census records are available?
There are many types of census records for Cumberland County guide you in researching your family tree. Federal Population Schedules are available for 1850, 1860, 1870, 1880 (free index), 1890 (fragment), 1900, 1910, 1920, 1930, 1940.
Cumberland Co. Mortality Schedules can be found for 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880. Cumberland Co. Industry and Agriculture can be obtained for 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880. Cumberland Co. Union Veterans Schedules is available for 1890. One can find free online and printable census forms to help you with your research. See Also Illinois Census Records Research Guide
What genealogical records can I find in the Cumberland County Courthouse?
The below facts shows exactly what death, marriage, birth, property, wills, and court records are typically in Cumberland County. The years listed below are the first noted records with this county. See Also Illinois Corthouse Records Research Guide
What genealogical and historical societies, archives, museums, associations and libraries are available for Cumberland County, IL?
A list of Cumberland County Historical and Genealogical Societies, Libraries, Archives. See also list of Statewide Illinois Archives, Historical & Genealogical Societies.
Where can I connect with other Cumberland County, IL Researchers through message boards and forums?
What other genealogical resources are available in Cumberland County, IL?
The following are web links to Genealogy, Records and Resources pertaining to Cumberland County. These genealogy links fall into 3 categories: Commercial Sites, Private Sites or Organization Sites. Some have free access some require a cost. This is simply a collection that has been gathered or submitted. I do not recommend or promote one genealogy site over another.