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Important Addresses

Ford County Courthouse
200 West State Street
Paxton, IL 60957


Office of County Clerk and Recorder
Room 101 Courthouse
Paxton, IL 60957
379-2721

Ford County Historical Society
P.O. Box 213
Paxton, IL 60957-0213

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Townships of Ford County

Brenton (formerly Stockton)
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Dix (formerly Drummer Grove)
Drummer
Lyman
Mona
Patton (formerly Prairie City)
Peach Orchard
Pella (formerly Brenton)
Rogers (formerly Grant)
Sullivant
Wall

Towns/Villages of Ford County

Kempton, Piper City, Roberts,
Sibley, Melvin, Elliott, Gibson City, Paxton


Surrounding counties:

Livingston, Iroquois, Vermilion, Champaign, McLean



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World War II Casualites for Ford Co

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Genealogical Data Online

History of Ford 1859 to 1959

1860 Mortality Schedule
[In 1850, Ford is enumerated with Vermilion county]
1917 Business Directory

1940 Gibson City Directory

1940 Plat Map of Gibson City

1895 Map of Ford county

1947 Gibson City Directory

Ford County Residents listed on the
Joliet Prison Convict Register

Biographies of Ford County Residents

Newspaper Clippings

Obituary Index

CEMETERY RECORDS
Drummer Township Cemetery Transcriptions:

smallest leaf button graphicDrummer Township Cemetery Burials - revised 4/2012
smallest leaf button graphicDrummer Twp Cemetery Reading done by Ford County residents and researchers Ernie & Betty Schroeder.
Surnames A-G, H-P, Q-Z
smallest leaf button graphicDrummer Township Cemetery Burials - from Sexton Records
 

smallest leaf button graphicBrenton Cemetery Listing Piper City
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Elliott Cemetery Listing
smallest leaf button graphicFarmersville Cemetery Listing
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Hall Cemetery Listing
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Lyman Township Burials
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Meharry Cemetery Listing
smallest leaf button graphicMelvin Cemetery Listing
smallest leaf button graphicMount Hope Cemetery Listing
smallest leaf button graphicMount Olivet Cemetery Listing
smallest leaf button graphicPleasant Grove Cemetery Listing
smallest leaf button graphicPontoppidan Church Cemetery Listing
smallest leaf button graphicSt. Joseph's Cemetery (Caberry, Ill)

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MILITARY RECORDS
1883 Pensioners on the Rolls
World War 1 Dix township soldiers

SCHOOL RECORDS
Class of 1929 - Graduation Program, including Class List.
Melvin-Sibley High School Graduates 1892-1940

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