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Schuyler County was founded on January 13, 1825 from unorganized land and Pike County. This county was named for Gen. Philip Schuyler (1733-1804), American Revolutionary War general and United States Senator from New York.
The Schuyler County Seat is located in Rushville was originally named Rushton until April 24, 1826 (prior county seats was Beardstown, A site near present-day Pleasant View from 1825–1826) also, the county government website is www.schuylercountyillinois.com/ .
Areas bordering to Schuyler County are McDonough County (north), Fulton County (northeast), Mason County (east), Cass County (southeast), Brown County (south), Adams County (southwest), Hancock County (northwest)
Cities, Towns & Villages located in Schuyler County include Browning, Camden, Littleton, Rushville.
Townships located in Schuyler County include Littleton, Hickory, Huntsville, Frederick, Buena Vista, Browning, Brooklyn, Birmingham, Bainbridge, Camden, Oakland, Rushville, Woodstock.
Schuyler 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 Schuyler 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.
Schuyler County consists of Federal Census Schedules to guide in looking into your family tree. Federal Population Schedules can be found for 1830, 1840, 1850, 1860, 1870, 1880 (free index), 1890 (fragment), 1900, 1910, 1920, 1930, 1940.
Schuyler Co. Mortality Schedules can be found for 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880. Schuyler Co. Industry and Agriculture can be obtained for 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880. Schuyler Co. Union Veterans Schedules is available for 1890. One can find free online and printable census forms to help you with your research.
A list of Schuyler County Historical and Genealogical Societies, Forums, Message Boards, Libraries, Archives.
frequently fail to notice the significance of Schuyler County court, probate, and land records data as a resource of family history and genealogy details. Buried away in Illinois courthouses and archives everywhere are the dreams and worries of the many Illinois people.
The chances are very good that your forefathers have left a detailed record of at least quite a few facets of their lives in the Schuyler County court records. Even if your forefathers is not referred to in a Court case, take into account all of the other procedures which may have lead to her or him showing up in court records.
The below information and facts denotes whatever death, marriage, birth, land, wills, and legal records will be in Schuyler County. The dates stated listed below tend to be the first noted documents for this particular county.
The following are web links to Family history and genealogy, Records and Resources associated to Schuyler 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. Feel free to provide your own preferred Schuyler County genealogy or family history affiliated sites.