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Genealogy Resources

A guide to finding genealogical materials at the University of Illinois Library.

Adams County

Where to Start

For the most up to date resources, please use the University's Online Catalog. The dewey call number for Adams County typically starts with "977.344". Some common subject headings for Adams County are:

Adams County (Ill.) --Biography.
Adams County (Ill.) --History.
Adams County (Ill.) --Maps.

If you have questions about using the online catalog or subject headings, please see Using the Library. We've provided a few areas below to start you off.

County Histories

Collins, William Herzog. Past and present of the city of Quincy and Adams County, Illinois / by William H. Collins and Cicero F. Perry. Chicago, S.J. Clarke, 1905.
Call Number: 977.344 C69P1973

The history of Adams County Illinois. Chicago : Murray, Williamson & Phelps, 1879.
Call Number: 977.344 H62

Portrait and biographical record of Adams County, Illinois. Chicago, Chapman Brothers, 1892.
Call Number: 977.344 P838

Wilcox, David F. Quincy and Adams County History and Representative Men. Chicago and New York, Lewis, 1919.
Call Number: 977.344 W64Q

Census

UIUC affiliates or patrons using computers on-campus can access past census data via:

 

Atlases

Andreas, Lyter & Co. Atlas map of Adams County, Illinois. Quincy, IL : Great River Genealogical Society, 1997. Reprint.
Call Number: Q. 912.77344 AN2A1997

Standard atlas of Adams County, Illinois. 1957-58 / cartography, photography, lithography by Artcraft Company. Quincy, Ill., 1958.
Call Number: F. 912.77344 Ar75s

Hixson W.W. & Co. Plat book of Adams County, Illinois. Rockford, 1932.
Call Number: 912.77344 H64P

Ogle, George A. & Co. Standard atlas of Adams County, Illinois… Chicago, 1901.
Call Number: F. 912.77344 OG5S

Further Information

More information can be found on our Web Resources Page as well as in the Illinois County Bibliography, which is shelved with 016.9773.

Alexander County

Where to Start

For the most up to date resources, please use the University's Online Catalog. The dewey call number for Alexander County typically starts with "977.39". Some common subject headings for Alexander County are:

Alexander County (Ill.) --History.
Alexander County (Ill.) --Maps.

If you have questions about using the online catalog or subject headings, please see Using the Library. We've provided a few areas below to start you off.

County Histories

Perrin, William Henry. History of Alexander, Union and Pulaski Counties, Illinois. Chicago, Ill., O.L. Baskin & Co., 1883.
Call Number: 977.39 P42H1975A

WINNETKA, ILL. PUBLIC LIBRARY--GENEALOGY PROJECTS COMMITTEE. AN INDEX TO THE NAMES OF PERSONS APPEARING IN HISTORY OF ALEXANDER, UNION AND PULASKI COUNTIES, ILLINOIS. THOMSON, 1973.
Call Number: 977.39 P42HINDEX

Census

UIUC affiliates or patrons using computers on-campus can access past census data via:

 

Atlases

General Map Company, Rockford, Ill. Plat book, Alexander County, Illinois. Rockford, c1950.
Call Number: Q. 912.773999 G28P

Hixson W. W. & Co. Plat book of Alexander County, Illinois. Rockford, 1926.
Call Number: Q. 912.773999 H64P

Rockford Map Publishers, Rockford Ill. Land atlas & plat book, Pulaski-Alexander Counties, Illinois. Rockford, 1972-
Call Number: Q. 912.773998 R59A

Rockford Map Publishers, Rockford Ill. FARM PLAT BOOK WITH INDEX TO OWNERS, ALEXANDER COUNTY, ILLINOIS. ROCKFORD, 1962.
Call Number: Q. 912.773999 R59F1962

Further Information

More informationcan be found on our Web Resources Page as well as in the Illinois County Bibliography, which is shelved with 016.9773.