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Genealogy Resources

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

Bond County

Where to Start

For the most up to date resources, please use the University's Online Catalog. The dewey call number for Bond County typically starts with "977.38". Some common subject headings for Bond County are:

Bond County (Ill.) --History.
Bond County (Ill.) --Genealogy.
Bond County (Ill.) --Biography.
Bond 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

Bateman, Newton, 1822-1897. Illinois, historical; editors: Newton Bateman, LL. D., Paul Selby, A.M. Bond County, biographical; editor: Warren E. McCaslin … Chicago : Munsell Pub. Co., 1915.
Call Number: 977.387 B31H

Chapman Bros., Pub. Portrait and biographical record of Montgomery and Bond counties, Illinois. Chicago, 1892.
Call Number: 977.38 C36

A History of Bond County, Illinois. Greenville, Ill. : Bond County Historical Society, c1979.
Call Number: 977.3873 H629

McCord, Alenia B. Index to History of Bond and Montgomery Counties, Illinois. 197-. (typescript)
Call Number: Q. 977.38 P42INDEX

Middlesworth, Grace H. Excerpts of Bond County, Illinois history biographies. Decatur, Ill., Decatur Genealogical Society, 1972.
Call Number: 929.3 M582E

Census

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

Atlases

Ogle, George A. & Co. Standard atlas of Bond County, Illinois. Chicago, 1900.
Call Number: F. 912.77387 OG5S

Rockford Map Publishers. Farm plat book and business guide, Bond County, Illinois. Rockford, 1977.
Call Number: Q. 912.77387 R59t1

Rockford Map Publishers. Land atlas & plat book, Bond County, Illinois. Rockford, 1949.
Call Number: Q. 912.77387 R59FA

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.

Boone County

Where to Start

For the most up to date resources, please use the University's Online Catalog. The dewey call number for Boone County typically starts with "977.329". Some common subject headings for Boone County are:

Boone County (Ill.) --History.
Boone County (Ill.) --Biography.
Boone 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

Bateman, Newton, 1822-1897. HISTORICAL ENCYCLOPEDIA OF ILLINOIS AND HISTORY OF BOONE COUNTY. Chicago, Munsell, 1909.
Call Number: 977.329 B31H

Boone County then and now, 1835-1976 : a history in words and pictures by her sons and daughters to celebrate the Bicentennial of the signing of the Declaration of Independence / edited by Virginia B. Moorhead. [Belvidere?] Ill. : Boone County Bicentennial Commission, 1976.
Call Number: Q. 977.329 B644

The Past and present of Boone County, Illinois. Chicago : H. F. Kett & Co., 1877.
Call Number: 977.329 P268

Census

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

Atlases

Middle West Pub. Co. 20th. century atlas of Boone County, Illinois. Chicago, 1905.
Call Number: F. 912.77329 M58T

Ogle, George A. & Co. Standard atlas of Boone County, Illinois… Chicago, 1923.
Call Number: F. 912.77329 OG5S

Page, H.R. & Co. Illustrated atlas of Winnebago and Boone counties, Illinois… Chicago, 1886.
Call Number: F. 912.77331 P14I

Rockford Map Publishers. Land atlas & plat book ... Boone County, Illinois. Rockford, 1977.
Call Number: Q. 912.77329 R59FA1A

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.

Brown County

Where to Start

For the most up to date resources, please use the University's Online Catalog. The dewey call number for Brown County typically starts with "977.347". Some common subject headings for Brown County are:

Brown County (Ill.) --History.
Brown County (Ill.) --Biography.
Brown 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

Biographical review of Cass, Schuyler, and Brown counties, Illinois. Astoria, Ill. : Stevens Pub. Co., 1971. Reprint.
Call Number: Q. 920.07734 B521971

Brink, W.R. & Co. Combined history of Schuyler and Brown Counties, Illinois. Philadelphia, 1882.
Call Number: Q. 977.347 B77C

Index of History of Schuyler and Brown Counties, Illinois : 1686-1882 : Brown County. 19--?
Call Number: 977.347 B77CINDEX

Schuyler-Brown Historical and Genealogical Society (Ill.). The Brown County Board. A history of Brown County, Illinois, 1880-1970. Astoria, Ill. : Stevens Pub., c1972.
Call Number: 977.347 SCH8H

Census

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

Atlases

Artcraft Co., Quincy, Ill. 1975 ownership atlas, Brown County, Illinois. Quincy, 1975.
Call Number: Q. 912.77347 AR75N

Ogle, George A. & Co. Standard atlas of Brown County, Illinois. Chicago, 1903.
Call Number: F. 912.77347 OG5S

Rockford Map Publishers. Plat book, Brown County, Illinois. Rockford, c1952.
Call Number: Q. 912.77347 R59P

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.

Bureau County

Where to Start

For the most up to date resources, please use the University's Online Catalog. The dewey call number for Bureau County typically starts with "977.337". Some common subject headings for Bureau County are:

Bureau County (Ill.) --History.
Bureau County (Ill.) --Biography.
Bureau County (Ill.) --Genealogy.
Bureau 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

The Biographical record of Bureau, Marshall and Putnam Counties, Illinois… Chicago : The S.J. Clarke Publishing Company, 1896.
Call Number: 977.337 B52

Bradsby, H.C., Ed. History of Bureau County, Illinois. Chicago : World Pub. Co., 1885.
Call Number: 977.337 B72H

Ford, Henry Allen. The history of Putnam and Marshall counties : embracing an account of the settlement ... of Bureau and Stark counties. Lacon, Ill. : The author, 1860.
Call Number: 977.337 F75

Leonard, Doris Parr, 1919- Big Bureau and bright prairies; a history of Bureau County, Illinois. Moline, Ill. Bureau County Board of Supervisors [1968].
Call Number: Q. 977.337 L55B

Census

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

Atlases

Hixson W.W. & Co. Plat book of Bureau County, Illinois. Rockford, Ill., [194-?]
Call Number: Q. 912.77337 G28P

Matson, N. Map of Bureau County, Illinois, with sketches of its early settlement. Chicago, G.H. Fergus, Book and Job Printer, 1867.
Call Number: 977.337 M42m

Rockford Map Publishers. Atlas & plat book, Bureau County, Illinois. Rockford, [197- - 197-].
Call Number: Q. 912.77337 R59T

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.