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Hi, my name is Nancy Piper and I am the host for Stark County, Illinois.  On these pages you will find the information pertaining to the history of  StarkCounty.  Our goal is to have available free of charge as much information as possible and will be adding continuously to these pages, so check back often.    

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ANNIVERSARIES

BIOGRAPHIES

 

CENSUS

CEMETERY LISTINGS

COUNTY HISTORY

DEATHS

COURT RECORDS

MARRIAGES

MILITARY

NEWSPAPERS

SCHOOLS

VILLAGE HISTORY

 Past Updates

RECENT  UPDATES

June 2016
NEWSPAPERS
Bradford, County Line and Lombardville News from The Bradford Republican, Bradford IL, July 30, 1885


March 2016

NEWSPAPERS

Bradford News:
1885 Local Gossip from July 9th, 16th and 23rd
1883 Local Gossip from May 31st

1885 Wyoming News and Local Gossip from July 9th, 16th and 23rd
1885 Castleton News and Local Gossip from July 23rd
1885 Elmira News and Local Gossip from July 23rd
1885 County Line News and Local Gossip from July 23rd

Obituaries and Death Notices: Benjamin Brewer, Mrs. Vinson, Mr. and Mrs. William Wilcocks, Edward Nixon (all 1883)
Births: HATFIELD

 Stark County
Convicts in the Joliet Prison


Stark County
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

Click here to view the 1887 Township Map

Elmira
Essex
Goshen
Osceola
Penn
Toulon
Valley
West Jersey

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
County Seat:
1841 Toulon

 


Surrounding Counties

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Stark County Is Bordered By These Neighboring Counties

HENRY

BUREAU

MARSHALL

KNOX

PEORIA

 
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