Putnam County, Illinois Genealogy
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|Putnam County, Illinois|
Location of Illinois in the U.S.
|Founded:||January 13, 1825|
|Address|| 120 N. 4th Street|
Hennepin, IL 61327
|Named for: Israel Putnam|
- 1 County Courthouse
- 2 Quick Dates
- 3 History
- 4 Places / Localities
- 5 Resources
- 6 Societies and Libraries
- 7 Web Sites
- 8 References
|Beginning Dates for Putnam County Records|
Places / Localities
- Putnam County Gazetteer (by Home Town Locator)
The following have information concerning African American research.
- African American Research (US) has more information about the kinds of records
- Illinois State Archives pamphlet on African American Research describes what records are at the State Archives with an online method for ordering records.
- African-American Resources for Illinois
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. Completeness of these listings varies widely.
- Find A Grave also gives a list of cemeteries in Putnam County and links to the information for the individuals buried there. There is also a map of cemeteries in Putnam County (may not be complete). You can click on map entries to get to a particular cemetery listing.
- Putnam Co. IL USGenWeb Tombstone Project usually gives the names of the deceased in alphabetical order by last name with birth and death dates plus any remarks.
- Putnam County Cemetery Site links by Linkpendium
- Florid, Putnam, St Francis Cemeteries Transcriptions by Illinois Genealogy Trails
- Search by name Boyle Family Cemetery, Mount Palatine Cemetery, Putnam Cemetery, Saint Francis Cemetery by Internment.net
- Illinois Cemeteries by county (by Access Genealogy)
- The Family History Library Catalog lists some records of cemeteries in Putnam County. Some of the books or others may be on Google Books or available at public libraries.
- ePodunk list of Putnam County cemeteries gives the names of the cemeteries in the county with a link to more information such as address, phone number, and web site.
|IL Counties 1900-1990|
- Civil War
Civil War service men from Putnam 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 Putnam County.
- - 77th Regiment, Illinois Infantry, Company B.
Societies and Libraries
- Family History Library Catalog
- Putnam County Links, Illinois Genealogy and Family History (Linkpendium)
- IL Gen Web Putnam County Site
- Illinois Genealogy Trails Putnam County Site
- USGenWeb Archives Putnam County Site
- Rootsweb Putnam County Site
- "Putnam County, Illinois," Wikipedia.
- The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).