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Illinois is covered under its own Illinois Trails
MORGAN COUNTY County
300 W. State Street
Jacksonville, IL 62650-2083
Morgan County was originally part of Madison County. Morgan County was
established in 1823.
It was named after Daniel Morgan, an early soldier.
The first settlers began arriving in Morgan County
around 1818 .
The present-day counties of Cass and Scott were
part of Morgan County until 1837 and 1839.
The boundary line with Cass County was originally further north than the current boundary which was established
in 1845. View our MAPS
see the early county divisions.
* Bethel * Chapin * Concord * Franklin
* Jacksonville * Lynnville * Meredosia * Murrayville
* Orleans * Prentice * South Jacksonville * Waverly
Aug 2014: DAVENPORT bios; 1883 pensioners
July 2013: MOODY obits
May 2013: CHAPIN, SMITH obits
Apr 2013: LANHAM bio; obituaries from 2011
Jan 2013: WILLIS, DOWNING bios
July 2012: WHITED obit
Mar 2012: MUSSON bio
Feb 2012: THATCHER, ENGLISH bios
Jan 2012: LONG obit
Dec 2011: BIGGS bio