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{{Illinois-stub}}''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Illinois|Illinois]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] Pulaski County''  
 
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== Pulaski County Organization ==
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== Pulaski County Organization ==
  
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County records are most often kept at the County Courthouse or another local repository. For further information about where the records for Pulaski County are kept, see the [[Pulaski County, Illinois Courthouse|Pulaski County Courthouse]] page. 
  
=== County Courthouse  ===
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=== Historical Facts ===
 
 
=== History  ===
 
  
 
=== Parent County  ===
 
=== Parent County  ===
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<br>'''To see a list of places in Pulaski County, click on [Show], in the bar above.''' The preceding list of places includes incorporated cities and towns, unincorporated towns and communities, and place names that may have been used in family histories. Some have well-organized records and even have web sites. Some are simply social communities with no official records, but which may be referenced in small-town newspapers. The list is provided to help researchers identify localities within the county. As records or histories of these localities are identified, a page will be added for each of these place names.  
 
<br>'''To see a list of places in Pulaski County, click on [Show], in the bar above.''' The preceding list of places includes incorporated cities and towns, unincorporated towns and communities, and place names that may have been used in family histories. Some have well-organized records and even have web sites. Some are simply social communities with no official records, but which may be referenced in small-town newspapers. The list is provided to help researchers identify localities within the county. As records or histories of these localities are identified, a page will be added for each of these place names.  
  
== Resources  ==
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== Records and Resources  ==
  
==== African American  ====
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=== African American  ===
  
 
The following have information concerning African American research.  
 
The following have information concerning African American research.  
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*[[African-American Resources for Illinois]]
 
*[[African-American Resources for Illinois]]
  
==== Cemeteries  ====
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=== Cemeteries  ===
  
 
The [[Illinois Cemeteries#Online_Resources|Illinois Cemeteries]] page provides general explanations of the following online Pulaski County resources:  
 
The [[Illinois Cemeteries#Online_Resources|Illinois Cemeteries]] page provides general explanations of the following online Pulaski County resources:  
  
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=== Church  ===
  
==== Church  ====
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==== Catholic  ====
 
 
===== Catholic  =====
 
  
 
FamilySearch has made parish records from three Belleville Diocese Catholic churches in Pulaski County available online. The records include first communions, confirmations, marriages, and deaths:  
 
FamilySearch has made parish records from three Belleville Diocese Catholic churches in Pulaski County available online. The records include first communions, confirmations, marriages, and deaths:  
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*{{RecordSearch|1388122|Church Records of St. Mary Parish, Mound City, Pulaski County, Illinois 1864-1957}}, browsable online (no index); courtesy: FamilySearch.
 
*{{RecordSearch|1388122|Church Records of St. Mary Parish, Mound City, Pulaski County, Illinois 1864-1957}}, browsable online (no index); courtesy: FamilySearch.
  
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==== The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints  ====
  
 
LDS Ward and Branch Records  
 
LDS Ward and Branch Records  
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*Mound
 
*Mound
  
==== Court  ====
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=== Court  ===
  
==== Land  ====
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=== Land  ===
  
==== Local Histories  ====
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=== Local Histories  ===
  
 
The online [http://www.shawneecc.edu/library/local_history_project.asp Shawnee Community College Local History Project] includes dozens of personal interviews, newspaper clippings, and even a Jackson Family Bible to give you a taste of historic Pulaski County. Was your relative one of the interviewed individuals?  
 
The online [http://www.shawneecc.edu/library/local_history_project.asp Shawnee Community College Local History Project] includes dozens of personal interviews, newspaper clippings, and even a Jackson Family Bible to give you a taste of historic Pulaski County. Was your relative one of the interviewed individuals?  
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*Wall, J. L. ''Moyers' Brief History of Pulaski County: 1843-1943.'' Mound City, Ill.: The Pulaski Enterprise, 1990. Digital version at [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=19886 Ancestry] ($).
 
*Wall, J. L. ''Moyers' Brief History of Pulaski County: 1843-1943.'' Mound City, Ill.: The Pulaski Enterprise, 1990. Digital version at [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=19886 Ancestry] ($).
  
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==== Military  ====
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=== Military  ===
  
 
Civil War service men from Pulaski 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 Pulaski County.<br>
 
Civil War service men from Pulaski 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 Pulaski County.<br>
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:- [[81st Regiment, Illinois Infantry|81st Regiment, Illinois Infantry]], Company I.<br>
 
:- [[81st Regiment, Illinois Infantry|81st Regiment, Illinois Infantry]], Company I.<br>
  
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=== Probate ===
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==== County Courthouse ====
  
==== Probate  ====
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County records are most often kept at the County Courthouse or another local repository. For further information about where the records for Pulaski County are kept, see the [[Pulaski County, Illinois Courthouse|Pulaski County Courthouse]] page. 
  
==== Taxation  ====
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====Family History Library====
  
==== Vital Records  ====
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====Illinois Regional Archives Depository (IRAD)====
  
== Societies and Libraries ==
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====Public Libraries====
  
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| valign="top" width="35%" | [http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~ilgssi/index.html '''Genealogical Society of Southern Illinois''']<br>[http://www.jalc.edu/lrc/library/ John A. Logan College Library]<br>700 Logan College Road<br>Carterville, Illinois 62918<br>Telephone: 618-985-2828, Ext. 8338<br>Hours: vary by season, see [http://www.jalc.edu/lrc/library/library_hours.php website]  
 
| valign="top" width="35%" | [http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~ilgssi/index.html '''Genealogical Society of Southern Illinois''']<br>[http://www.jalc.edu/lrc/library/ John A. Logan College Library]<br>700 Logan College Road<br>Carterville, Illinois 62918<br>Telephone: 618-985-2828, Ext. 8338<br>Hours: vary by season, see [http://www.jalc.edu/lrc/library/library_hours.php website]  
 
| valign="top" | The Society focuses on [[Alexander County, Illinois|Alexander]], [[Clay County, Illinois|Clay]], [[Clinton County, Illinois|Clinton]], [[Edwards County, Illinois|Edwards]], [[Franklin County, Illinois|Franklin]], [[Gallatin County, Illinois|Gallatin]], [[Hamilton County, Illinois|Hamilton]], [[Hardin County, Illinois|Hardin]], [[Jackson County, Illinois|Jackson]], [[Jefferson County, Illinois|Jefferson]], [[Johnson County, Illinois|Johnson]], [[Lawrence County, Illinois|Lawrence]], [[Marion County, Illinois|Marion]], [[Massac County, Illinois|Massac]], [[Monroe County, Illinois|Monroe]], [[Perry County, Illinois|Perry]], [[Pope County, Illinois|Pope]], [[Pulaski_County,_Illinois|Pulaski]], [[Randolph County, Illinois|Randolph]], [[Richland County, Illinois|Richland]], [[Saline County, Illinois|Saline]], [[St. Clair County, Illinois|St. Clair]], [[Union County, Illinois|Union]], [[Wabash County, Illinois|Wabash]], [[Washington County, Illinois|Washington]], [[Wayne County, Illinois|Wayne]], [[White County, Illinois|White]], and [[Williamson County, Illinois|Williamson]] counties. The Society's book and microfilm collection is housed at the John A. Logan College Library. The Society publishes a newsletter (click [http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~ilgssi/Newsletter/index.html here] for recent issues) and a quarterly journal ''The Saga of Southern Illinois'' (click [http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~ilgssi/saga.html here] for a topical index that breaks down what has been published county-by-county).
 
| valign="top" | The Society focuses on [[Alexander County, Illinois|Alexander]], [[Clay County, Illinois|Clay]], [[Clinton County, Illinois|Clinton]], [[Edwards County, Illinois|Edwards]], [[Franklin County, Illinois|Franklin]], [[Gallatin County, Illinois|Gallatin]], [[Hamilton County, Illinois|Hamilton]], [[Hardin County, Illinois|Hardin]], [[Jackson County, Illinois|Jackson]], [[Jefferson County, Illinois|Jefferson]], [[Johnson County, Illinois|Johnson]], [[Lawrence County, Illinois|Lawrence]], [[Marion County, Illinois|Marion]], [[Massac County, Illinois|Massac]], [[Monroe County, Illinois|Monroe]], [[Perry County, Illinois|Perry]], [[Pope County, Illinois|Pope]], [[Pulaski_County,_Illinois|Pulaski]], [[Randolph County, Illinois|Randolph]], [[Richland County, Illinois|Richland]], [[Saline County, Illinois|Saline]], [[St. Clair County, Illinois|St. Clair]], [[Union County, Illinois|Union]], [[Wabash County, Illinois|Wabash]], [[Washington County, Illinois|Washington]], [[Wayne County, Illinois|Wayne]], [[White County, Illinois|White]], and [[Williamson County, Illinois|Williamson]] counties. The Society's book and microfilm collection is housed at the John A. Logan College Library. The Society publishes a newsletter (click [http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~ilgssi/Newsletter/index.html here] for recent issues) and a quarterly journal ''The Saga of Southern Illinois'' (click [http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~ilgssi/saga.html here] for a topical index that breaks down what has been published county-by-county).
 
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=== Taxation  ===
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=== Vital Records  ===
  
 
== Web Sites  ==
 
== Web Sites  ==

Revision as of 01:32, 31 July 2011

Pulaski County, Illinois
Map
Boundary map of Pulaski County, Illinois
Map of the U.S. highlighting Illinois
Location of Illinois in the U.S.
Facts
Founded: March 3, 1843
County Seat Mound City
Courthouse
IL-pulaski-courthouse.jpg
Address P.O. Box 218
Mound City, IL 62963
618-748-9360
Named for: Casimir Pulaski


Template:Illinois-stubUnited States Gotoarrow.png Illinois Gotoarrow.png Pulaski County

Pulaski County Organization

                                     Beginning Dates for Pulaski County Records
Birth Marriage Death Census Land Probate
1882
1861
1882
1850
1843
1862

County records are most often kept at the County Courthouse or another local repository. For further information about where the records for Pulaski County are kept, see the Pulaski County Courthouse page.

Historical Facts

Parent County

  • 1843--Pulaski County was created 3 March 1843 from Johnson County.  County seat:  Mound City [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

November 22, 1879 -- Courthouse burned and many records were damaged.

For further information on researching in burned counties, see the following:

Places / Localities


To see a list of places in Pulaski County, click on [Show], in the bar above. The preceding list of places includes incorporated cities and towns, unincorporated towns and communities, and place names that may have been used in family histories. Some have well-organized records and even have web sites. Some are simply social communities with no official records, but which may be referenced in small-town newspapers. The list is provided to help researchers identify localities within the county. As records or histories of these localities are identified, a page will be added for each of these place names.

Records and Resources

African American

The following have information concerning African American research.

Cemeteries

The Illinois Cemeteries page provides general explanations of the following online Pulaski County resources:

Bibliography Online Gravestone Transcriptions Cemetery Gazetteers
FHLC Find A Grave | national search | county list ePodunk
WorldCat USGenWeb Tombstone Transcription Project  
  Illinois Cemeteries  

Census

Historical populations
Census Pop.
190014,554
191015,6507.5%
192014,629−6.5%
193014,8341.4%
194015,8757.0%
195013,639−14.1%
196010,490−23.1%
19708,741−16.7%
19808,8401.1%
19907,523−14.9%
20007,348−2.3%
IL Counties 1900-1990

Church

Catholic

FamilySearch has made parish records from three Belleville Diocese Catholic churches in Pulaski County available online. The records include first communions, confirmations, marriages, and deaths:

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints

LDS Ward and Branch Records

  • Mound

Court

Land

Local Histories

The online Shawnee Community College Local History Project includes dozens of personal interviews, newspaper clippings, and even a Jackson Family Bible to give you a taste of historic Pulaski County. Was your relative one of the interviewed individuals?

  • Wall, J. L. Moyers' Brief History of Pulaski County: 1843-1943. Mound City, Ill.: The Pulaski Enterprise, 1990. Digital version at Ancestry ($).

Maps

Military

Civil War service men from Pulaski 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 Pulaski County.

- 31st Regiment, Illinois Infantry, Company F.
- 81st Regiment, Illinois Infantry, Company I.

Newspapers

Probate

Repositories

County Courthouse

County records are most often kept at the County Courthouse or another local repository. For further information about where the records for Pulaski County are kept, see the Pulaski County Courthouse page.

Family History Library

Illinois Regional Archives Depository (IRAD)

Public Libraries

Social Groups Online

Societies

Genealogical Society of Southern Illinois
John A. Logan College Library
700 Logan College Road
Carterville, Illinois 62918
Telephone: 618-985-2828, Ext. 8338
Hours: vary by season, see website
The Society focuses on Alexander, Clay, Clinton, Edwards, Franklin, Gallatin, Hamilton, Hardin, Jackson, Jefferson, Johnson, Lawrence, Marion, Massac, Monroe, Perry, Pope, Pulaski, Randolph, Richland, Saline, St. Clair, Union, Wabash, Washington, Wayne, White, and Williamson counties. The Society's book and microfilm collection is housed at the John A. Logan College Library. The Society publishes a newsletter (click here for recent issues) and a quarterly journal The Saga of Southern Illinois (click here for a topical index that breaks down what has been published county-by-county).

Taxation

Vital Records

Web Sites

References

  1. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).