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Morgan County Illinois
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Morgan County

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.

Cities, Towns, and Villages
* Bethel * Chapin * Concord * Franklin
* Jacksonville * Lynnville * Meredosia * Murrayville
* Orleans * Prentice * South Jacksonville * Waverly * Woodson

Morgan County, IL Courthouse
Courthouse

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Cemeteries

Census Records

Death Records

Family Bibles and Records

History Topics

Marriage Records

Miscellaneous Data

Newspaper Gleanings

Obituaries and Death Notices

School Records

Wills/Probate Records

Website Updates:
June 2015:  Mobile Friendly!  Data for Rev. War soldier Samuel Jackson; marriage announcement for RUNKLE-FOX, CORMAN-MCCORMICK;  obits for BARNETT, CHANEY, GROVE, STEVENSON

   

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Adjacent Counties

MENARD -- PIKE -- SANGAMON -- MACOUPIN

CASS -- BROWN -- SCOTT -- GREENE


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