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Henderson County, Illinois
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Henderson County, Illinois Facts

When was Henderson County, IL Created?
Henderson County was established on January 20, 1841.

What is the County Seat of Henderson County, IL?
The County Seat is located in Cambridge also, the county government website is unkown .

What counties are adjacent to Henderson County, IL?
Bordering Counties are  Mercer CountyWarren CountyMcDonough CountyHancock CountyLee County, Iowa, Des Moines County, Iowa

Henderson County, IL Census Records

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 1850186018701880 (free index)1890 (fragment)19001910192019301940.

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

Henderson County, IL Courthouse and Government Records

Henderson County Courthouse

What genealogical records can I find in the Henderson County Courthouse?
Researchers frequently overlook the great importance of Henderson County court, probate, and land records data as a useful resource of ancestry and genealogy information. Buried away in Illinois courthouses and archives everywhere are the ambitions and frustrations of countless Illinois residents.

The possibilities are excellent that your forefathers have left a comprehensive document of at least a number of facets of their lives in the Henderson County court records. Even if your forebears is not referred to in a Court case, contemplate all of the other procedures that could have lead to him or her to appear in court records. See Also Illinois Corthouse Records Research Guide.

Henderson County, IL Societies and Family History Resources

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.

Henderson Co. IL Maps, Atlases & Gazetteers

Henderson Co. IL Books, Newspapers & Publications

Henderson Co. IL Cemeteries & Church Records

Henderson Co. IL Family Websites, Pictures & Histories

Henderson Co. IL General and History Websites

Henderson Co. IL Military Records