Welcome to Illinois Genealogy Trails

Mason County
Illinois
  History & Genealogy  

part of the
Original Illinois Trails &
Genealogy Trails Project

Illinois Genealogy Trails is a not-for-profit group whose goal is to put history and genealogical information online for the free use of all researchers

The host for Mason County is Kristin Vaughn. If you would like to contribute data to this site or are interested in helping transcribe Mason County data, please Email me.

I AM UNABLE TO PERFORM ANY PERSONAL RESEARCH FOR YOU

Established January 20, 1841
Mason County was formed in 1841 from Tazewell County,
and named by settlers from Mason County, Kentucky
Present area, or parts of it, formerly included in:
1827-1841: Tazewell
1825-1827: Peoria
1821-1839: Sangamon
1839-1841: Menard
1812-1821: Madison
1790-1812: St. Clair
County Seats
1841-1843: Havana
1843-1851: Bath
1851--: Havana

Online Data
Biographies
Cemeteries
Census & Mortality
Churches
Death Records
Directories
Funeral Home Records
Guardian Bonds
Histories
Historic Places
Maps
Military
Newspaper Articles
Obituaries
Photos
Probate
Schools
Surnames
 
Townships & Cities
 
Click Here to Contribute Data & Help Us Grow!
Queries
 
Resources & Links

What's New

Recent Additions to Mason County
Updated July 8, 2014

New in 2013: Baker & Morgan/Webb Cemeteries

Take a look at some of the Historic Places in Mason County

Visit Our Neighboring Counties

• Cass •• Fulton •• Logan •
• Menard •• Schuyler •• Tazewell •

Illinois Genealogy Trails Main Website Data
Illinois Genealogy Trails Military Data
Revolutionary, War of 1812, Civil War, World War II, Korean War and more

Illinois Genealogy Trails Census
Census data currently online for all of our counties

Illinois State Data
Contains history, maps, Convict Register and more

Illinois Events
Contains Epidemics, Slavery, Events, etc.

Volunteer Information
Counties that are available for adoption and instructions

County Selection Map

Research Help

Illinois Genealogy Trails Mailing List
Keep informed of our county updates

Search this site or the web powered by FreeFind

Site search Web search

The text and photographs on these pages are free for the use of personal family and historical research. They may be copied or printed for personal use, but may not be copied or posted to another website, mailing list or forum without permission from the original contributor and/or webmaster. They are not to be reproduced, sold, linked to, or redistributed in any way that is "for profit" or in any way that violates the "free information" policies of Illinois Genealogy Trails and the hosts of this project.
© 2002-2013