Welcome to Livingston County
Our goal is to help you track your ancestors through time by transcribing
genealogical and historical data and placing it online for the free use of all researchers.
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Many thanks to Teri Colglazier for all her hard work on this website...
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So, dust off those old scrapbooks you have in your attic, dig out those old newspapers, or anything else you feel
is of interest to this County, and send them our way. We are looking for obituaries, newspaper stories, biographies,
Birth, Death and Marriage records, as well as interesting newspaper tidbits from years gone past - the items YOU
used to put together your family trees. If you have information that you'd like to share with us on the history
of this county and its people, please SEND IT TO US and we'll make sure it gets posted online.
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Livingston County was founded on February 27, 1837. It was formed from parts of
McLean, LaSalle, and Iroquois counties, and named after Edward Livingston, a prominent politician. He was the mayor
of New York City, represented New York in the United States House of Representatives, then represented Louisiana
in both houses of Congress. He was Andrew Jackson's Secretary of State, and the United States Minister to France.
Although he had no connections to Illinois, the General Assembly found him accomplished enough to name a county
The county seat is Pontiac.
Cities and Towns
* Campus * Chatsworth * Cornell * Cullom * Dwight * Emington * Fairbury * Flanagan
* Forrest * Long Point * Odell * Pontiac * Saunemin * Strawn
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Michelle Abrajano, Faye Clarke, Merle Crow, Jan Dishon, Allen and Carole Martin, Teri Parr, C. Pickard, Nancy Piper,
Janice Rice, Amy Robbins-Tjaden, Marla Snow
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