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When was Henderson County, IL Created?
Henderson County was established on January 20, 1841 from Warren County. This county was named for Henderson County, Kentucky, which was itself named after Richard Henderson.
What is the County Seat of Henderson County, IL?
The County Seat is located in Cambridge also, the county government website is unkown .
What cities and towns are in Henderson County, IL?
Cities and towns located in the County include Biggsville, Dallas City (mostly in Hancock County), Gladstone, Gulf Port, Lomax, Media, Oquawka, Raritan, Stronghurst.
What Townships are in Henderson County, IL?
Townships located in the County include Gladstone, Biggsville, Bald Bluff, Carman, Raritan, Oquawka, Media, Lomax, Rozetta, Stronghurst, Terre Haute.
Where can find Henderson County Birth, marriage, Divorce and Death Records?
Henderson 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 Henderson 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 Henderson County, IL census records are available?
There are many types of census records for Henderson 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.
Henderson Co. Mortality Schedules can be found for 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880. Henderson Co. Industry and Agriculture can be obtained for 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880. Henderson 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 Henderson County Courthouse?
The below facts shows exactly what death, marriage, birth, property, wills, and court records are typically in Henderson 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 Henderson County, IL?
A list of Henderson County Historical and Genealogical Societies, Libraries, Archives. See also list of Statewide Illinois Archives, Historical & Genealogical Societies.
Where can I connect with other Henderson County, IL Researchers through message boards and forums?
What other genealogical resources are available in Henderson County, IL?
The following are web links to Genealogy, Records and Resources pertaining to Henderson 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.