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*'''Civil War'''<br>Civil War service men from Livingston 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 Livingston County.
 
*'''Civil War'''<br>Civil War service men from Livingston 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 Livingston County.
  
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:- [[39th Regiment, Illinois Infantry|39th Regiment, Illinois Infantry]], Company C.
 
:- [[44th Regiment, Illinois Infantry|44th Regiment, Illinois Infantry]], Company C.  
 
:- [[44th Regiment, Illinois Infantry|44th Regiment, Illinois Infantry]], Company C.  
 
:- [[52nd Regiment, Illinois Infantry|52nd Regiment, Illinois Infantry]], Company D.  
 
:- [[52nd Regiment, Illinois Infantry|52nd Regiment, Illinois Infantry]], Company D.  

Revision as of 14:21, 30 June 2011

Livingston County, Illinois
Map
Boundary map of Livingston County, Illinois
Map of the U.S. highlighting Illinois
Location of Illinois in the U.S.
Facts
Founded: February 27, 1837
County Seat Pontiac
Courthouse
Address 112 West Madison Street
Pontiac, IL 61764
815-844-2006, ext. 128
Website: www.livingstoncountyil.gov
Named for: Edward Livingston


Template:Illinois-stub  United States  Gotoarrow.png Illinois Gotoarrow.png Livingston County

County Courthouse

History

Parent County

  • 1837--Livingston County was created 27 February 1837 from LaSalle and McLean Counties.

County seat:  Pontiac [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

African American

The following have information concerning African American research.


Archives and Libraries

Illinois Regional Archives Depository

Illinois State Universtiy
2016 Warehouse Road Campus
Box 1520
Normal, Illinois 61802
Phone: 309-452-6027

Illinois Regional Archives Depository System - Local Governmental Records Listings Arranged by County


Cemeteries

Illinois cemetery records often identify birth, death, relationship, and military information, as well as religious affiliation.

  • Find A Grave can be searched by the name of a person or family to find where a person is buried.  Usually gives birth and death dates often with a picture of the tombstone.  May give obituaries, names of family members and links to their information in Find A Grave.

Census

Historical populations
Census Pop.
190042,035
191040,465−3.7%
192039,070−3.4%
193039,0920.1%
194038,838−0.6%
195037,809−2.6%
196040,3416.7%
197040,6900.9%
198041,3811.7%
199039,301−5.0%
200039,6781.0%
201038,950−1.8%
IL Counties 1900-1990


Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

  • Civil War
    Civil War service men from Livingston 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 Livingston County.
- 39th Regiment, Illinois Infantry, Company C.
- 44th Regiment, Illinois Infantry, Company C.
- 52nd Regiment, Illinois Infantry, Company D.
- 53rd Regiment, Illinois Infantry, Company G.

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries 

Web Sites

References

  1. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, UT: Everton Publishers, 2002), 195. (FHL Collection Ref Book 973 D27e 2002). WorldCat entry.