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Online Data

Madison County Information

History of the Towns of Madison County

1876 Plat Map

1920 Map of Madison Co

Towns and Cities of Madison County

 Sheriff's of Madison

                      Early History 
 

CENSUS DATA

1830 Census Index

1833 Delinquent Tax List

1870 Mortality Index 

 1866 Madison County Directory

1882 Businesses

1850 Mortality Index

1882 Patrons - City of Collinsville 

 

MILITARY DATA

Revolutionary War Soldiers Buried in Madison County

Black Hawk War Soldiers

List of Dead from Captain Newby's Regiment 1847

Muster Roll of Company K, 10th Regiment, 80th ILL

Mexican War Veterans

 Vietnam Casulaties

                      1883 Pensioners List    

North Alton Confederate Cemetery Burials:

A-D Surnames
E-K Surnames
L-R Surnames
S-Z Surnames

Soldiers and Sailors Home Residents 1887–1916

1929 Honor Roll

Korean War Casulaties

Employees of the Commonwealth Plant of Granite City, IL
serving in the Army Forces as of September 28, 1942

 

 NEWSPAPER STORIES

Edwardsville Intelligence News, 16 January 1953 - "50 years ago"

Obituaries
A-J
/ K-Z
Updated!!

Explosion of the Powder Magazine in Alton
on June 20, 1840

     

 Index to News Items

Crime Stories

Weather Stories

     

Probate Announcements

 Divorces

 Marriage Announcements

Legal Notices    

River News Items

Political News Items

 Executions

 

CHURCH RECORDS

   Churches of Madison County

Edwardsville Baptist Association
Minutes of the 13th Annual Meeting held in May 1842

     
 

 

CEMETERIES

List of Cemeteries

Alton Cemetery

Bethalto United Methodist Cemetery

Bohnenstiehl Cemetery

Confederate Cemetery Burials
A-D Surnames
E-K Surnames
L-R Surnames
S-Z Surnames

Cook Cemetery

Edwards Cemetery

Frieden's Greenwood ( St.Patrick's ) Hoxley Family Cemetery

Krome Cemetery

Langenwalter Cemetery

Lakeview Cemetery

  Milton Cemetery  

Oakwood Cemetery

Old Holy Cross Lutheran Cemetery

Omphghent Cemetery

Paddock Cemetery

Saint Johns Cemetery
Section 5
Section 6
New St. John Cemetery

Location of Cemetery Granite City

Saint Peter and Paul Catholic Cemetery

 

Schmitt Cemetery

Sugar Creek Cemetery

Troy
  Wanda Cemetery

West Cemetery

  Valhalla Memorial

West Cemetery

 

VITAL RECORDS

Births

 Death Certificates

Death Listings

Birth Certificates Y Surnames Death Notices  

Land Claim Definitions

Land Records

Early Marriages of Madison County: 1814-1819

Miscellaneous Marriages

    Marriage Notices
Court Records

Index to  Wills and Probate Data

 
 

 

EARLY PIONEER DATA

Early Pioneers

McMahan Family Massacre

The 1814 Wood River Massacre
(REAGAN Family)

Grand Jurors of 1814

List of Persons Subject to Road Labor - March 1815

An 1823 Murder in Wood River

      First Marriage License

Mayors of Alton

Road Overseerers 1813

Illinois "Gentle Giant"

 The Carriage House

Shurtleff College

Daily Notes 1900's Disaster at Alton 1893

Shurtleff Teachers

Farmers Convention 1870 Madison County Firsts  
 
WEATHER STORIES:

"
THE TORNADO OF JUNE 1860 -- TORNADO AND CYCLONE OF THE SEVENTIES -- DESTRUCTIVE WIND STORM OF 1896 -- GREAT RIVER FLOODS"
 
BIOGRAPHIES

**Revolutionary War Soldier Moses Long and his descendants who settled in Madison County

 

 

Family Letters

Solomon Bauscher to Gerry A. Saylor and Lydia, 1862

Solomon Bauscher to Gerry A. Saylor, Jan. 24, 1861

To Aunt Lydia 14 April, 1902

1858 Parlor/Autograph Book belonging to Nancy Ann Patrick

Letter written by George Churchill to Mr. Swift Eldred 

Letters written to
Caroline Elizabeth Churchill Bingham

THE GRIMM-HERBST FAMILY

Pictures and Postcards

Annals of Alton, Illinois

 

MISCELLANEOUS DATA

AN OLD TRAGEDY IN THE STATE PENITENTIARY AT ALTON (Attempted breakout)

School News 1885

 

School Pictures:

Niedringhaus School

Students of Emerson or McKinley School


Mitchell School

1929 Wanda School
1935 Wanda School

Granite City High School
Class of June 1944

 
 

 LINKS

 

Hayner Public Library
Alton, Illinois


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