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March 2013: BIOGRAPHIES EVANS Merritt H, - Transcribed by Anna Parks
October 2012: BIOGRAPHIES NANCE, Albinus - Transcribed by Richard Ramos
July 2012: Culver-Maddox
May 2012: Obituary: Humphrey Avery
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in the Joliet Prison
Established: March 2, 1839 (Laws, 1839, p. 229)
Named for John Stark, a soldier of the French and Indian wars, a Major General of
the Revolution, who served with distinction at Bunker Hill, Trenton, Princeton, and Bennington.
Stark County Courthouse
130 West Main Street
Toulon, IL 61483
County Clerk: (309) 286-5911
Circuit Clerk: (309) 286-5941
Recorder: (309) 286-5911
Townships of Stark County
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1887 Township Map
Present area, or parts of it, formerly included in:
1825 1839 - Putnam
1829 1839 - Knox
1823 1825 - Fulton
1821 1823 - Pike
1812 1821 - Madison
1801 1812 - St. Clair
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