Welcome to this
Illinois Genealogy Trails Website
for Boone County.
part of the Genealogy Trails Group
Volunteers Dedicated to Free Online Genealogy
Our goal is to help you track your ancestors through time by transcribing
genealogical and historical data for the free use of all researchers.
We're looking for folks who share our dedication to putting data online and are interested in helping this project
be as successful as it can be. If you are interested in joining Genealogy Trails, view our Volunteer Page for further information and then
(Enough knowledge to make a basic webpage and a desire to transcribe data
We'll be doing the best we can to create a website that you will find helpful, useful and meaningful as you trace
the trails of your ancestors through Boone County until a permanent host can be found.
We are sorry that we can't do any individual research for
you but we'll do everything possible to add information to this site that will help.
Boone County was formed in 1837 out of Winnebago County. It was named for
Kentucky frontiersman Daniel Boone.
Cities and Towns
* Belvidere * Caledonia * Capron * Cherry Valley (east quarter)
* Garden Prairie * Loves Park (east edge) * Poplar Grove * Timberlane Boone County is divided into these nine townships:
* Belvidere * Bonus * Boone * Caledonia * Flora
* Leroy * Manchester * Poplar Grove * Spring
marriage announcement for NEWTON-BOYLE, List of Pensioners on the rolls in 1883, Membership lists of Swedish Evangelical
Mission Covenant and Swedish Evangelical Lutheran Churches, Index to Probate Records, Extracts from veterans' bios;
naturalizations of CW veterans; 1863 Tax List; Mexican War info for IL 2nd regiment, Company E; List of names of
veterans alive in May 1925 group picture; GAR veterans of Cornwall post 314; Index to 1855 and 1865 State Census
Look up Offer...
Rita Bomher has offered to do limited obituary look-ups (for free)
Email her at joeritabomheratgmail.com (replace the "at" with @)
Nice! Thank you Rita!