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Schuyler County, Illinois Trails


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Schuyler County is located in West Central Illinois, was formed in 1825 from Pike and Fulton Counties.
It's surrounded by Adams, Brown, Cass, Mason, Fulton, McDonough and Hancock Counties
The county seat is Rushville

Available Records:
Federal Census are available from 1830;
Birth and death records from 1877; Marriage records from 1825;
Divorce, Probate and Civil Court Records from the Clerk of the Circuit Court

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We're looking for DATA for our sites!!!

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If you have information that you'd like to share about any town, family, county or subject,
please send it to us and we'll make sure it gets posted to the right county. 

Types of Data We're Looking to Post Online
 Send transcribed biographies, obituaries, vital records, census records, newspaper gleanings, military records,
or if you have walked cemeteries and have transcribed those names and dates, and any other type of data you think would be helpful to researchers

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including any society or museum located in Schuyler county.  
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OLD SETTLERS of Schuyler County
WOMEN of Schuyler County
BIOGRAPHIES of People Around Schuyler Co.
Biographical Review of Cass, Schuyler & Brown Co., IL 1892

Private Cemetery Moved - March 1872


Donated Lines
(Researchers are advised to confirm all data for themselves!)

John Brown line

James Wesley Davis


Lenover Family


David Frederick Edwards

Henry Kelly Family

Roberts Family



 First 100 Marriages in Schuyler County


Marriage Books - By year


Marriage Licenses & Applications
(Sorry but we are not accepting images anymore - please transcribe the data off of them. Thanks!)




 Contributed Records

(Sorry, but we are no longer accepting any "family" types of photos)
Ink Drawings


Schuyler Co. Convicts in Joliet Prison



Jun 2016:  Some KY Families living in Brown and Schuyler counties
JAN 2016:  bio for WHEELER

Surrounding Counties

Adams County, Brown County, Cass County, Mason County,
Fulton County, McDonough County, Hancock County


Research Help

Vital Records Addreses
Illinois Public Land Survey System
Illinois Meridians and Base Lines

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