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Fulton County, Illinois
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Fulton County Courthouse, 1954

Founded 1823
Seat: Lewistown
Largest city: Canton

* Canton * Cuba * Farmington * Lewistown

* Astoria * Avon * Banner * Bryant * Dunfermline * Ellisville * Fairview * Ipava * Liverpool
* London Mills * Marietta * Norris * Smithfield * St. David * Table Grove * Vermont

Unincorporated Communities
* Babylon * Beaty * Bernadotte * Blyton * Breeds * Brereton * Checkrow * Depler Springs
* Duncan Mills * Enion * Fiatt * Gilchrist * Leesburg * Little America * Manley * Maples Mill
* Marbletown * Middlegrove * Monterey * Poverty Ridge * Rawalts * Sepo * Seville * Summum


Church Histories and Records

Wills/Probate Records

Website Updates
Feb 2015:  obit for PHELPS
Jan 2015:  marriage announcements for TURNER-BURLESON; PERRINCE-SHURTS
Feb 2014:  burial info in Bethel cemetery for JOHNSON;  obit for RICHARDSON


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