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  Native American

Family Bibles

 Wills/Probate Records

Website Updates
Oct 2013:  obits for LANE, FRIEMAN, BADGETT, BEAN; 1883 pensioners
Sept 2013:  obits for WALKER, ROBINSON; bios for RITTENHOUSE, JOSEPH
Apr 2013: bio for ROSE
Jan 2013: 2 more pages of the 1830 census; bio for SHARPE
May 2012: First page of the 1830 census
Dec 2011: BEEDLE bio
Nov 2011: CASEY bio
Sep 2011: GILMARTIN obit
Apr 2011: Burials in St. Philip Catholic Cemetery, Floraville Cem., North and South Dutch Hill Cem; Burial records from St. Paul Church; Marriage and Baptism Records;
1884 Fire at Convent of the Immaculate Conception
Jan 2011: Obits for BOEHM, JUST, KILLIAN by Kerry Boehm; LASGOW obit; WEST bio
Feb 2011: 1880 Mortality Schedule



St. Clair County Genealogical Society

PO Box 431 
Belleville, IL 62222-0431

Located at the Belleville Public Library

 St. Clair County Courthouse
10 Public Square
Belleville, IL 62220

Marriages, Births, Deaths - County Clerk's Office
Wills, Probates, Naturalizations, Divorces, Adoptions, etc. - Circuit Clerk's Office

Charge - the cost is now $12.00 for search, all others $10, both nonrefundable fees


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Capitol Complex
Springfield, IL 62756

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