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Scott County, Illinois Genealogy

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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Illinois|Illinois]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] Scott County''
 
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}}   ''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Illinois|Illinois]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] Scott County''
== Scott County Organization ==
Scott County's civil records start the following years:
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| width="100%" bgcolor="#ffcc99" widthalign="100%center" colspan="6" align="center" |                                      '''Beginning Dates for Scott County Records'''
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | '''[[Scott County, Illinois#Births|Birth]]'''
| width="16.6%" align="center" | '''[[Scott County, Illinois#Probate_Records|Probate]]'''
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | 1877<br>| width="16.6%" align="center" | 1839<br>| width="16.6%" align="center" | 1877<br>| width="16.6%" align="center" | 1840<br>| width="16.6%" align="center" | 1823<br>
| width="16.6%" align="center" | 1839<br>
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=== Historical Facts ===
Scott County was established on February 16, 1839 from a portion of Morgan County. It's territory was first part of Illinois County, created by Virginia in 1783. In 1787 this sparsely settled county became part of the Territory Northwest of the Ohio River. In 1790 present day Scott became part of St. Clair County which was one of the initial counties located in Indiana Territory when it was formed in 1800. In 1809, that county became part of the new Illinois Territory and Scott county's territory moved through several county organizations as the population of Illinois began to expand rapidly: first Madison in 1812; next Greene in 1821; and as the last step before becoming its own county it became part of Morgan in 1823. This very rural county retains much the look it had during it's early days. See the diagram of the county's derivation at the [http://www.pikecoilgenweb.org/comments.php?id=14580 Scott County ILGenWeb Project] <br>
*Scott County was formed 16 February 1839 from [[Morgan County, Illinois|Morgan]] County.
Civil War service men from Scott County served in various regiments. Men often joined a company (within a regiment) that originated in their county. Listed below are companies or regiments that were formed from men of Scott County.
:- [[14th_Regiment14th Regiment,_Illinois_InfantryIllinois Infantry|14th Regiment, Illinois Infantry]], Company K.
:- [[27th Regiment, Illinois Infantry|27th Regiment, Illinois Infantry]], Company B.
:- [[28th Regiment, Illinois Infantry|28th Regiment, Illinois Infantry]], Company C.
Bluffs Public Library<br>110 North Bluff Street<br>Bluffs, IL 62621<br>Phone: (217) 754-3804
Winchester Public Library<br>215 North Main Street<br>Winchester, IL 62694<br>Phone: (217) 742-3150<br>
=== Social Groups Online ===
=== Vital Records ===
Marriages were first recorded in Scott County in 1839--when the county was organized. The early marriage records may or may not contain the marriage application (which would contain parent names).&nbsp; Birth records were first recorded in Scott County in 1860;&nbsp;deaths were first recorded in 1877. It was not until 1916 that the recording of births and deaths became mandatory.&nbsp; These vital records are<span id="fck_dom_range_temp_1304442987843_255" /> available through the Scott County Clerk/Recorder, 35 East Market St., Winchester, IL 62694.&nbsp; Phone: 217.742.3178.<br>
==== Birth Records ====
==== Marriage Records ====
:*'''1839-1900''' [http://www.cyberdriveillinoisilsos.com/departmentsgov/archivesisavital/marriagemarriagesrch.html jsp Illinois Statewide Marriage Index, 1763-1900], for Scott County 1839 to 1900
IRAD Holdings
==== Death Records ====
:*'''Pre-1916''' [http://www.cyberdriveillinoisilsos.comgov/isavital/deathsrch.jsp Illinois Statewide Death Index, Pre-1916] :*'''1916-1950''' [http:/departments/archiveswww.ilsos.gov/isavital/idphdeathindexidphdeathsrch.html Index to&nbsp;jsp Database of Illinois Death Certificates, 1916-1950], 1916–1950
IRAD Holdings
== References ==
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