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ILLINOIS MARRIAGES, 1851-1900 (Update Adding Rock Island County)
Considered a settler's paradise when two French explorers arrived in the
area, the population of Illinois grew by more than 4 million in the
second half of the nineteenth century. This database is a collection of
marriage records from the state during that time period. Each record
provides the names of both bride and groom along with the marriage date.
Also included is the county where the ceremony was performed. This
update adds the records of Rock Island County, Illinois to those of
Edgar, Kendall, Sangamon, Warren, and White counties. Containing over
110,000 records and the names of more than 220,000 men and women, this
collection can be an invaluable aid to those seeking ancestors from the
Source Information: Dodd, Jordan R., comp. "Illinois Marriages,
1851-1900." [database online] Provo, UT: Ancestry.com, 1999-. Original
data: Rock Island County, Illinois Marriages, 1851-99. County court
records located at Rock Island, Illinois or Family History Library
microfilm #1428578-1428581. (For source information on previously added
counties, see the online description at the following link.)
To search this database, go to:
Lawrence County, Illinois Genealogy Group
Welcome! This is the former Rootsweb list, ILLAWREN. We'll be discussing the history and genealogy of Lawrence County, Illinois including the surrounding region of southeastern Illinois and southwestern Indiana.