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When was Morgan County, IL Created?
Morgan County was established on January 31, 1823 from unorganized land and Sangamon County. This county was named for Gen. Daniel Morgan (1736-1802), successful tactician in the American Revolutionary War and later United States Representative from Virginia.
What is the County Seat of Morgan County, IL?
The County Seat is located in Jacksonville (prior county seats was Olmstead’s Mounds Temporary designation from 1823–1825) also, the county government website is www.morgancounty-il.com/ .
What counties are adjacent to Morgan County, IL?
Bordering Counties are Cass County (north), Sangamon County (east), Macoupin County (southeast), Greene County (south), Pike County (west), Scott County (west), Brown County (northwest)
What cities and towns are in Morgan County, IL?
Cities and towns located in the County include Bethel, Chapin, Concord, Franklin, Jacksonville, Lynnville, Meredosia, Murrayville, Orleans, Prentice, South Jacksonville, Waverly, Woodson
What Townships and Precincts are in Morgan County, IL?
Townships located in the County include Alexander, Arcadia, Centerville, Chapin, Concord, Franklin, Jacksonville, Literberry, Lynnville, Markham, Meredosia, Murrayville, Nortonville, Pisgah, Prentice, Sinclair, Waverly, Woodson.
Where can find Morgan County Birth, marriage, Divorce and Death Records?
Morgan 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 Morgan 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 Morgan County, IL census records are available?
There are many types of census records for Morgan County guide you in researching your family tree. Federal Population Schedules are available for 1830, 1840, 1850, 1860, 1870, 1880 (free index), 1890 (fragment), 1900, 1910, 1920, 1930, 1940.
Morgan Co. Mortality Schedules can be found for 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880. Morgan Co. Industry and Agriculture can be obtained for 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880. Morgan 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 Morgan County Courthouse?
The below facts shows exactly what death, marriage, birth, property, wills, and court records are typically in Morgan 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 Morgan County, IL?
A list of Morgan County Historical and Genealogical Societies, Libraries, Archives. See also list of Statewide Illinois Archives, Historical & Genealogical Societies.
Where can I connect with other Morgan County, IL Researchers through message boards and forums?
What other genealogical resources are available in Morgan County, IL?
The following are web links to Genealogy, Records and Resources pertaining to Morgan 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.