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Moultrie County, Illinois
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Moultrie County, Illinois Facts

When was Moultrie County, IL Created?
Moultrie County was established on February 16, 1843.

What is the County Seat of Moultrie County, IL?
The County Seat is located in Sullivan (prior county seats was Home of James Camfield—Temporary designation from 1843–1844, East Nelson—Temporary designation from 1844–1845) also, the county government website is unknown .

What counties are adjacent to Moultrie County, IL?
Bordering Counties are  Piatt CountyDouglas CountyColes CountyShelby CountyMacon County

Moultrie County, IL Census Records

What Moultrie County, IL census records are available?
There are many types of census records for Moultrie County guide you in researching your family tree. Federal Population Schedules are available for 1850186018701880 (free index)1890 (fragment)19001910192019301940.

Moultrie Co. Mortality Schedules can be found for 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880. Moultrie Co. Industry and Agriculture can be obtained for 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880. Moultrie 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

Moultrie County, IL Courthouse and Government Records

Moultrie County Courthouse

What genealogical records can I find in the Moultrie County Courthouse?
Researchers frequently overlook the great importance of Moultrie 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 Moultrie 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.

Moultrie County, IL Societies and Family History Resources

What genealogical and historical societies, archives, museums, associations and libraries are available for Moultrie County, IL?
A list of Moultrie County Historical  and Genealogical Societies, Libraries, Archives. See also list of Statewide Illinois Archives, Historical & Genealogical Societies.

Where can I connect with other Moultrie County, IL Researchers through message boards and forums?

What other genealogical resources are available in Moultrie County, IL?
The following are web links to Genealogy, Records and Resources pertaining to Moultrie 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.

Moultrie Co. IL Maps, Atlases & Gazetteers

Moultrie Co. IL Books, Newspapers & Publications

Moultrie Co. IL Cemeteries & Church Records

Moultrie Co. IL Family Websites, Pictures & Histories

Moultrie Co. IL General and History Websites

Moultrie Co. IL Military Records