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St. Clair County, Illinois
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St. Clair County Data


County Pictures and Post Cards


Miscellaneous Data

Native American Data

Newspaper Data


 School Records

 Wills/Probate Records

Website Updates
Jan 2016:  Death Certificate for ZWENGEL.  bios for ROBINSON, LEY, BROWN
June 2015:  bio for KINKADE, obit for MURRAY, FRIEMAN, SEITZ;  gossip news for SHORT;  burials in College Hill and Rider Cemetery
Jan 2015:  bio of HENDRICKS
Nov 2014: marriage announcements for SALGER - NIEDRINGHAUS, GORTON - VAN DRIESEN;  Crime news for GEROLD; obit for DUNCAN



Illinois State Archives
 Margaret Cross Norton Bldg.
Capitol Complex
Springfield, IL 62756
 Telephone:  (217) 782-4682


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


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