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Genealogy Resources

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

Iroquois County

Where to Start

For the most up to date resources, please use the University's Online Catalog. The dewey call number for Iroquois County typically starts with "977.364". Some common subject headings for Iroquois County are:

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

Beckwith, H. W. History of Iroquois County, together with historic notes on the Northwest. Evansville, Unigraphic, 1979.
Call Number: 977.364 B38H1979

Dowling, John. History of Iroquois County. Watseka, Illinois, Iroquois County Board of Supervisors, 1968.
Call Number: 977.364 D75H

Kern, J. W. Past and present of Iroquois County, Illinois. Chicago, S.J. Clarke Pub. Co., 1907.
Call Number: Q. 977.364 K45P1991

Portrait and biographical record of Iroquois County, Illinois. Chicago, Lake city Pub. Co., 1893.
Call Number: 920.077364 P839

Atlases

Brink, W.R. & Co., comp. Illustrated atlas map of Iroquois County, Illinois. Edwardsville, Ill., W.R. Brink & Co., 1884.
Call Number: Q. 912.77364 B77I

Combined atlases of Iroquois County, Illinois, 1884, 1904, 1921. Evansville, Ind., Unigraphic, 1980.
Call Number: Q. 912.77364 C733

Rockford Map Publishers. Farm plat book, Iroquois County, Illinois. Rockford, Rockford Map Publishers, c1955.
Call Number: 912.77364 R59P1955