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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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I do not live in Stark County and  regret that I am unable to perform personal research for folks.

RECENT  UPDATES

March 2014

DEATHS

Obituaries: Hattie E. Fast Ernest H. Loyd Josephine (Caldwell) Loveless Mrs. Orville Poston Louisa Starr Himes John Milton Zook



October 2013: MILITARY 1883 Pensioner's List - Transcribed by Dee Notaro
August 2013:
CEMETERY LISTINGS Eagleston Family Cemetery - Contributed by Randy Irwin
May 2013: DEATHS Mary Lu Retta (Imes) Bertholf, Dora M. (Simmerman) Hess, Sarah (Bennett) McLennan, Mary (Miller) McVey, Adda L. Smith
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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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

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Stark County Is Bordered By These Neighboring Counties

HENRY*

BUREAU

MARSHALL

KNOX

PEORIA

 

*Available for adoption - Email Kim



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