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Madison County Links

 

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Libraries

 

Alton Hayner Public Library

Alton Hayner Public Library, Photos of Tombstones

Bethalto Public Library

Cahokia Public Library

Collinsville Memorial Public Library

East Alton Public Library

Edwardsville Public Library

Glen Carbon Centennial Library

Granite City - Six Mile Regional Library

Highland - Louis Latzer Memorial Public Library

Troy Public Library

Wood River Public Library

 

Miscellaneous

 

Cyndislist

County Quick Facts

17th Century English Recipes

The History of First Names

Biographical Directory of U.S. Congress

British Origins

Dead Fred

Bulgarians of Southwestern Illinois

Interment.net

Newspaper Abstracts

The Olden Times Newspapers

Graveyards of Illinois

Walk Among The Dead Girl

 

Newspapers

 

Edwardsville Intelligencer

The Telegraph

 

Search Newspapers at:  [Some are fee based]

Chronicling America at Library of Congress

Genealogy Bank

Google

Missouri Digital Heritage

Newspaper Archives

ProQuest Historical Newspapers

The Olden Times

The Augusta Chronicle (Georgia online newspapers)

 

 

 

 

 

Places of Interest

 

Alton Confederate Prison

Cahokia Mounds State Historic Park

Camp Du Bois - Lewis & Clark

Collinsville - World's Largest Catsup Bottle

Elijah Lovejoy Monument

Great River Road

Haunted Alton

Robert Wadlow - World's Tallest Man

Scott Air Force Base

 

 

 

Town/Village Websites

 

Alton

Visit Alton.com

Bethalto

Collinsville

East Alton

Edwardsville

Glen Carbon

Godfrey

Granite City

Hamel

Highland

Leclaire District [Edwardsville]

Maryville

Pontoon Beach

Troy

Upper Alton

Wood River

 

 

 

 

 

 

It is indeed a desirable thing to be well-descended,

but the glory belongs to our ancestors.

 

Plutarch (46-120)

 

 

 

Research Help

African/American Research Help

 

African American Cemeteries Online

African American Migration Experience

Africana Heritage Project

AfriGeneas

American Slave Narratives

Biographical Sketches

Free African Amer of VA, NC, SC, MA, DE

Freedman's Bureau Online

Slaveholders & African Americans

St. Louis Palladium Newspaper

 

 

County Government

 

Madison County Clerk's Office

Madison County Clerk's Office - Online Records

Madison County Government

 

Family Websites

 

Anderson Family

Appel & Uetrecht Family

Minnie M. Boals Story

Cockrell Family

Daisy's Roots

Hans Rudolph Hunziker

Marilyn Graham Family

Strohbeck Family

Whitsell Family

 

     

Historical/Genealogical Societies

 

Genealogy Society of Southern Illinois

Illinois State Genealogical Society

Madison County Genealogical Society

Troy Historical Society

 

Mailing Lists

 

Click here to join Madison County mailing list

(put "subscribe" in subject & body)

(to leave list, put "unsubscribe" in subject & body)

 

For more Illinois mailing lists, click here

 

 

Miscellaneous

 

Ellis Island Arrival List (1892 - 1924)

U. S. Social Security Death Index

Naturalizations & Intentions of Madison County

Downloadable & searchable books on Google

Library of Congress - searchable!

Copyright laws

WeRelate.org

The Ships List

National Archives

Bible Records Online

DistantCousin.com

MortalitySchedules.com

FamilySearch.org

Genealogy Book Links

GenVines

My Free Census

History Files for Madison County

History of the Episcopal Church in Alton

History of the Alton Streetcar

Ancestry (pay site)

Ancestry Family Tree Maker (free to use)

Forts of Illinois

 

     

Other Madison County Websites

 

Interment.net - Madison County

Madison County Genealogy Trails

Madison County Political Graveyard

Madison County Resources - RootsWeb.com

Madison County Tombstone Project

 

Probate/Will Records

 

Search Probate Case Files/IL Archives

Queries

 

RootsWeb

GenForum

 

 

 

 

State Archives

 

Illinois Digital Archives

ILGenWeb

Illinois Global Database Search

Illinois State Archives

 

 

Tips & Other Useful Information

 

Copyright Basics

Grave Dowsing

Naming Patterns

Occupations

Timeline

Tombstone Carvings

  

 

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please contact Bev

 

 

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