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Civil registration of births in Illinois was begun on 1 December 1877.  

All information from the original record is included in this transcription except 1)

Certified copies of birth records may be obtained by writing to:  Edwards County Clerk, Courthouse, Albion, IL 62806.


Transcribed for Genealogy Trails by Jan Grant
Proofread by Jean Hanson

The following data from the original records is not included:
1) Name and Address of Medical Attendant 2) Name and Address of Person making Certificate and 3) By Whom Returned

 BIRTH RECORDS, BOOK 1
EDWARDS COUNTY, ILLINOIS

 

 

 

1. Name of Father

1. Name of Mother

 

 

 

 

2. Nationality of Father

2. Nationality of Mother

 

 

1. Date of Birth

1. Name of Child

3. Place of Birth

3. Place of Birth

 

 

2. Place of Birth

2. Sex 3. Race/Color

4. Age of Father

4. Age of Mother

Pg

No.

3. Date of Return

3. # of Child of this Mother

5. Occupation of Father

5. Residence of Mother

           
1 1 6 Dec 1877 Alminta RODGERS Azariah RODGERS Martha A. CLODFELTER
    Edwards Co., IL Female; Anglo-Saxon American  
    11 Dec 1877 Second Edwards Co., IL Edwards Co., IL
        23 23
        Farmer Edwards Co., IL
           
1 2 5 Dec 1877   William CURTIS Mary HOWELL
    Shelby Precinct Female; White American American
    15 Dec 1877 Fourth North Carolina Indiana
        70 38
        Farmer Shelby Precinct
           
1 3 10 Dec 1877   Charles BAILEY Susan BAILEY
    Father's house Female; White American American
    19 Dec 1877 Third Illinois Illinois
        28 24
        Farmer Albion Precinct
           
1 4 10 Dec 1877   Wm GOATLEY Harriet GOATLEY
    Father's house Female; White American American
    19 Dec 1877 Third Illinois Illinois
        30 29
        Farmer Albion Precinct
           
1 5 12 Dec 1877   George Washington RUNYON Mary Elizabeth BLACKFORD
    Shelby Precinct Male; White American American
    10 Dec 1877 Fifth Ohio Illinois
        40 30
        Farmer Shelby Precinct
           
1 6 3 Dec 1877 Cairie Viola BIRCKET Richard Watson BIRCKET Phoebe Jane MINER
    Bone Gap Female; White American American
    26 Dec 1877 First Bone Gap, IL Marietta, OH
        33 27
        Blacksmith Bone Gap, IL
           
  7 18 Dec 1877   Walter GARNER Elizabeth C. COPELAND
    Edwards Co., IL Female; White American American
    31 Dec 1877 Two Edwards Co., IL Wayne Co., IL
        27 25
        Farmer Edwards Co., IL
           
  8 4 Dec 1877 Elsie May MERCER William T. MERCER Julia Ann DOTY
    Salem Precinct Female; White    
    1 Jan 1878 Second Boone Co., KY Edwards Co., IL
        25 21
        Farmer  
           
  9 22 Dec 1877 Lewis Alvi DOTY James Junior DOTY Millie Caroline BYFORD
    Shelby Precinct Male; White American American
    1 Jan 1878 Sixth Illinois Tennessee
        35 33
        Farmer Shelby Precinct
           
  10 8 Dec 1877   Daniel NAZOR Mary HUDSON
    Albion Precinct Female; White    
    3 Jan 1878 Sixth Ohio England
        44 39
        Farmer Edwards Co., IL
           
  11 5 Dec 1877 Annabel T. HUTCHINS Henry J. HUTCHINS Emily M. THOMPSON
    Albion, IL Female; White    
    4 Jan 1878 Three Philadelphia, PA St. Louis, MO
        37 33
        Merchant's Clerk Albion, IL
           
  12 20 Dec 1877 William Archibald STANHOPE William F. STANHOPE Margaret ROBINSON
    Bonpas Prairie Male; White    
    4 Jan 1878 Five Bonpas Prairie, IL Mt. Carmel, Wabash Co., IL
        35 33
        Farmer Albion Precinct
           
  13 [Not Given] Anna Rosanna GAEDE Henry GAEDE Mary CLODFELTER
    West Salem Prec. Female; White    
    5 Jan 1878 Fourth Germany Illinois
        35 27
        Farmer West Salem Precinct
           
2 14 [Not Given] Dianna Mahala WOORD William David WOORD Mary Ellen JONES
    Grayville, IL Female; White Native Born Native Born
    7 Jan 1878 Ten [Not Given] [None Given]
        Farmer Grayville, Edwards Co., IL
           
2 15 18 Dec 1877 Infant son of Wm. WEASNER William WEASNER Susanna R. FISHEL
    Salem Precinct Male; White American American
    12 Jan 1878 Seventh Davison Co., NC Davison Co., NC
        37 34
        Farmer Salem Precinct
           
2 16 27 Dec 1877 Amanda REID Havillah A. REID Dorah JENRIG
    Shelby Precinct Female; White American German
    15 Jan 1878 Third Edwards Co., IL  
        29 27
        Farmer Shelby Precinct
           
  17 8 Jan 1878 Kate REID Oliver O. REID Hannah CURTIS
    Shelby Precinct Female; White American American
    15 Jan 1878 Fifth Edwards Co., IL Edwards Co., IL
        33 28
        Farmer Shelby Precinct
           
  18 14 Jan 1878 Jennie HUNTER John HUNTER Elizabeth DWERE
    Father's Residence Female; White American American
    22 Jan 1878 Princupara Kentucky Kentucky
        45 38
        Farmer Albion Precinct
           
  19 22 Jan 1878   Albert Bassett HILL Eliza FARLEY
    Father's Residence Female; White American American
    22 Jan 1878 Third Illinois Illinois
        31 24
        Farmer Edwards County
           
2 20 16 Jan 1878 James Arthur HOPKINS James HOPKINS Louisa Jane BYFORD
    Father's Residence Male; White American American
    23 Jan 1878 Third Illinois Tennessee
        30 29
        Cooper Albion, IL
           
2 21 8 Jan 1878 Charles William GILL Henry Horace GILL Jane Catherine WEST
    Shelby Precinct Male; White American American
    26 Jan 1878 Second Edwards Co., IL Edwards Co., IL
        24 23
        Farmer Shelby Precinct
           
2 22 25 Dec 1877 Aaron CREASON William CREASON Lucy LEAVIRING
    Albion Precinct Male; White American American
    22 Jan 1878 Third Tennessee Richland Co., IL
        32 28
        Farmer Albion Precinct
           
2 23 23 Jan 1878 Frederic Irving APPLEGATH Frederic APPLEGATH Jessie MAY
    Albion Precinct Male; White American American
    28 Jan 1878 First Edwards Co., IL Edwards Co., IL
        34 28
        Farmer Edwards Co., IL
           
2 24 [Not Given] Ira CLODFELTER Michael CLODFELTER Mary Ann REICH
    2 mi. NE of Male; White American American
    West Salem First Edwards Co., IL Edwards Co., IL
    30 Jan 1878   26 20
        Farmer 2 mi. NE of West Salem
           
2 25 23 Jan 1878 Amey Elberta STARK Edgar C. STARK Mary L. WHIDE
    West Salem Female; White American American
    30 Jan 1878 Third New Harmony, IN Wabash Co., IL
        25 24
        School Teaching West Salem, IL
           
2 26 [Not Given] Franklin O. BIRCKET Elbin H. BIRCKET Sarah E. GARD
    Bone Gap Precinct Male; White American American
    30 Jan 1878 One Edwards Co., IL Wabash Co., IL
        25 20
        Farmer Bone Gap
           
3 27 10 Jan 1878 Thomas M. PRITCHARD William PRITCHARD Charlotte E. METCALF
    Road Distr. #6 Male; White American American
    22 Jan 1878 First Kentucky Edwards Co., IL
        32 24
        Farmer Edwards Co., IL
           
3 28 21 Jan 1878 Sarah Ann POLLMAN John POLLMAN Mary Ann WYSE
    Wabash Co., IL Female; White German American
    28 Jan 1878 Third Germany Illinois
        36 34
        Farmer Wabash Co., IL
           
3 29 8 Jan 1878 Otto SAMS William SAMS Malicie CHRISTIE
    Curtis Precinct Male; White Illinois Kentucky
    08 Feb 1878      
      First Edwards Co., IL Christian Co., [KY]
           
           
           
        26 23
        Farmer Curtis Precinct
           
3 30 10 Jan 1878 Caroline ROGERS John ROGERS Caroline SMITH
    Curtis Precinct Female; White Illinois Illinois
    8 Feb 1878 Seventh Richland Co., IL Edwards Co., IL
        40 46
        Farmer Curtis Precinct
           
3 31 30 Jan 1878 [Not Given] James H. McDOWELL Hannah CARLTON
    Salem Precinct Female; White Kentucky Illinois
    8 Feb 1878 First Henry Co., [KY] Edwards Co., IL
        31 25
        Farmer Salem Precinct
           
3 32 10 Feb 1878 James MICHELS John MICHELS Martha Ellen RUDE
    Father's Residence Male; White American Virginia
    11 Feb 1878 Fifth Illinois Virginia
        30 30
        Farmer Albion Precinct
           
  33 22 Jan 1878 Nellie McKIBBEN George William McKIBBEN Harriet Amandia WEST
    Edwards Co., IL Female; White   American
    12 Feb 1878 Sixth Ohio Edwards Co., IL
        43 40
        Farmer Edwards Co., IL
           
  34 10 Feb 1878 [Not Given] William Gillium TENNISON Sarah Jane LENEAR
    Grayville Male; White American American
    12 Feb 1878 Two Kentucky Illinois
        32 21
        Engineer Graysville, Edwards Co.,
           
  35 3 Jan 1878 Luella Prudence WOODHAM Compton WOODHAM Ann POTTER
    French Creek Prec. Female; White American American
    3 Jan 1878 Seven Wayne Co., IL Edwards Co., IL
        41 35
        Farmer Edwards Co., IL
           
  36 25 Jan 1878 Henry J. SMITH Morris SMITH Henrietta GOPLE
    Father's residence Male; White Native Native
    13 Feb 1878 First Illinois Indiana
        28 26
        Farmer Albion Precinct
           
  37 14 Feb 1878 Ernest L. MARRIOTT William MARRIOTT Emma THREAD
    [Not Given] Boy; White Native Native
    14 Feb 1878 Second Illinois Illinois
        23 21
        Farmer Salem [Precinct]
           
3 38 [Not Given] [Not Given] John S. Scott Mary NAYLOR
    Near Albion Male; White [Not Given] [Not Given]
    23 Feb 1878 Fourth Indiana Illinois
        28 25
        Farmer Albion, IL
           
3 39 21 Dec 1877 Roshana LAMBERT Charles W. LAMBERT Emeline WALKER
    Edwards Co. Female; White American American
    26 Feb 1878 One Clay Co., IL Edwards Co., IL
        24 18
        Farmer Edwards Co., IL
           
4 40 1 Feb 1878 Susannah BUSEFINK Jottleb F. BUSEFINK Sophia KALER
    West Salem, IL Female; White American American
    2 Mar 1878 First [Not Given] [Not Given]
        21 20
        Cabinet Maker West Salem, IL

 

 

 

1. Name of Father

1. Name of Mother

 

 

 

 

2. Nationality of Father

2. Nationality of Mother

 

 

1. Date of Birth

1. Name of Child

3. Place of Birth

3. Place of Birth

 

 

2. Place of Birth

2. Sex 3. Race/Color

4. Age of Father

4. Age of Mother

Pg

No.

3. Date of Return

3. # of Child of this Mother

5. Occupation of Father

5. Residence of Mother

4 41 14 Feb 1878 Asa ROBINSON Andrew J. ROBINSON Susannah BARBER
    Mills Prairie Male; White American American
    2 Mar 1878 Fourth Edwards Co., IL Lawrence Co., IL
        62 40
        Farmer Mills Prairie
           
4 42 20 Feb 1878 [Not Given] Cornelius JACKSON Rachel A. DYKE
    Near Maple Grove Male; White American American
    20 Feb 1878 Second Indiana Indiana
        50 30
        Farmer Near Maple Grove
           
4 43 4 Feb 1878 Myrtle BUNTING George Russel BUNTING Laura SMITH
    Father's Residence Female; White American American
    6 Mar 1878 Third Edwards Co., IL Edwards Co., IL
        31 27
        Farmer Albion Precinct
           
4 44 21 Feb 1878 [Not Given] Clouse J. IBBS Eliza J. SHELBY
    Salem Precinct Female; White   American
    25 Feb 1878 Fifth Europe Edwards Co., IL
        35 30
        Farmer Salem Precinct
           
4 45 10 Feb 1878 Effie CLODFELTER Phillip W. CLODFELTER Alice C. FRISBY
    Salem Precinct Female; White American American
    4 Mar 1878 Fourth North Carolina Ohio
        36 26
        Farmer Salem Precinct
           
4 46 22 Feb 1878 Allen Monroe HARRIS Isaac Newton HARRIS Sarah Ann Christinia NADING
    [Not Given] Male; White American American
    17 Mar 1878 First Albion Precinct North Carolina
        22 17
        Farmer Albion Precinct
           
4 47 7 Feb 1878 Judson FRISBY Sylvester Lyman BUNTING Nancy Jane GRIFFY
    Buck Prairie Male; White American American
    7 Mar 1878 Fourth Ohio Indiana
        27 29
        Farmer Buck Prairie
           
4 48 2 Mar 1878 Harriot ELLIOTT Chaney M. ELLIOTT Rebecca TINCKHAM
    Albion Precinct Girl; White    
    2 Mar 1878 Third Edwards Co. Edwards Co.
        29 28
        Farmer Village Prairie
           
4 49 12 Mar 1878 [Not Given] Joseph FEWKES Martha ROOT
    Father's House Female; White    
    12 Mar 1878 Ninth England Illinois
        40 34
        Farmer Albion Precinct
           
4 50 13 Feb 1878 Mary MARTIN Thomas MARTIN Susan [Not Given]
    Grayville, IL Female; White American American
    10 Mar 1878 Second Grayville, IL Grayville, IL
        [Not Given] [Not Given]
        Laborer Grayville, IL
           
4 51 21 Feb 1878 [Not Given] Francis GREATHOUSE Sarah Jane SHILLING
    Long Prairie Male; White American American
    12 Mar 1878 Second Edwards Co. Edwards Co.
        46 24
        Farmer Long Prairie
           
4 52 25 Feb 1878 [Not Given] William GROBLEBEN Caroline LAMPRECHT
    Father's Residence Male; White German German
    [Not Given] Second Prussia Prussia
        34 27
        Farmer Long Prairie
           
5 53 26 Feb 1878 [Not Given] Shedric BARBER Rose GLOVER
    Edwards Co. Male; White England Illinois
    18 Mar 1878 Second Berkshire Edwards Co.
        29 22
        Farmer 5 mi. north of Albion
           
5 54 5 Mar 1878 Unis May POTTER Lot POTTER Mary Elizabeth CLODFELTER
    Curtis Precinct Female; white Illinois Illinois
    18 Mar 1878 Fourth Edwards Co. Salem Precinct
        33 31
        Farmer [Not Given]
           
5 55 7 Mar 1878 [Not Given] James W. COOK Mary Ann SISSON
    [Not Given] Female; White    
    18 Mar 1878 Fourth Kane Co., TN Kane Co., TN
        27 26
        Farmer Curtis Precinct
           
5 56 20 Mar 1878 Frank Wilber JAQUES William B. JAQUES Olive NICHOLS
    Near Albion, IL Male; White American American
    20 Mar 1878 Second Illinois Illinois
        [Not Given] [Not Given]
        Farmer Albion, IL
           
5 57 22 Mar 1878 [Not Given] James HARPER, Jr. Hettie Jane WILCOX
    Newar Albion, IL Male; White American American
    22 Mar 1878 First Illinois Indiana
        22 17
        Farmer Near Albion, IL
           
5 58 1 Mar 1878 Lucious Sumner HUTSON John HUTSON Malica MICHELS
    Edwards Co. Male; White American American
    22 Mar 1878 Five Saline Co., IL Edwards Co., IL
        49 28
        Farmer Edwards Co., IL
           
5 59 3 Mar 1878 Laura DUNCTAN Milton DUNCTAN Martha E. HARPER
    Edwards Co., IL Female; White Native born Native born
    20 Mar 1878 One [Not Given] [Not Given]
        23 20
        Farmer Grayville, IL
           
5 60 27 Mar 1878 Evelina BUNTING Wright W. BUNTING Sarah E. BOOTH
    Albion Precinct Female; White [Not Given] England
    27 Mar 1878 Fifth Edwards Co., IL Reedness, Yorkshire
        35 26
        Farmer Burnt Prairie
           
5 61 26 Mar 1878 [Not Given] Joseph K. SCOTT Mary J. COLES
    French Creek Prec. Female; White American Illinois
    28 Mar 1878 Fourth Mason Co., KY Edwards Co.
        36 27
        Farmer Edwards Co., IL
           
5 62 9 Mar 1878 William Hurlburt BROWN Leander BROWN Jessie Ann HALLAM
    Dixon Precinct Male; White American American
    11 Mar 1878 Second Edwards Co. Edwards Co.
        26 24
        Farmer Dixon Precinct
           
5 63 16 Mar 1878 Lucy HUGHS Thomas HUGHES Nancy R. COOPER
    Dixon Precinct Female; White American American
    16 Mar 1878 Two White Co., IL White Co., IL
        32 30
        Farmer Dixon Precinct
           
5 64 13 Feb 1878 Earnest Cortez CAMPBELL Syrenus CAMPBELL Lizzie Viola GARRETT
    French Creek Pct. Male; White American American
    13 Feb 1878 One Warric Co., IN Wabash Co., IL
        21 16
        Farmer Edwards Co., IL
           
5 65 11 Feb 1878 [Not Given] Morris JOHNSON America WILLIS
    French Creek Pct. Female; White English American
    11 Feb 1878 Eight Sussex, England Albion, IL
        35 34
        Farmer French Creek Precinct
           
6 66 28 Mar 1878 Joseph HALLAM Joseph HALLAM Martha DAY
    Dixon Precinct Male; White England American
    28 Mar 1878 Third Dead Wheeling, VA
        [Not Given] 29
        Farmer Edwards Co., IL
           
6 67 22 Mar 1878 John Benjamin SEVERNS Byron Scott SEVERNS Mary Virginia LUMM
    Shelby Precinct Male; White American American
    1 Apr 1878 Fourth Knox co., IN Muskinghum Co., OH
        27 27
        Farmer Shelby Precinct
           
6 68 20 Mar 1878 Asa Alstorphius GOULD Judson GOULD Hana Catherine SIMS
    Buck Prairie Male; White American American
    2 Apr 1878 Fifth Buck Prairie, IL Virginia
        31 30
        Farmer Buck Prairie, IL
           
6 69 24 Mar 1878 Cairie Elmina MARRIOTT Charles MARRIOTT Olive Ulissa GOULD
    Albion Precinct Female; White English American
    2 Apr 1878 First Albion Precinct Buck Prairie
        22 23
        Farmer Albion Precinct
           
6 70 7 Mar 1878 Martha Louisa GOULD Philander GOULD Martha Louisa COURTRECHT
    Buck Prairie Female; White American American
    19 Mar 1878 First Lewis Co., WV Edwards Co., IL
        61 34
        Farmer Buck Prairie
           
6 71 4 Mar 1878 Elizabeth M. CHAMBERS Thomas J. Chambers Malissa McFERRIN
    Salem Precinct Female; White American American
    5 Apr 1878 Tenth Kentucky Kentucky
        46 37
        Carpenter Mills Prairie





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