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Free access is provided for the research benefits of those interested in the genealogy of families in McDonough County, Illinois. This database is Copyright © by the McDonough County (Illinois) Genealogical Society. The information is provided as a research tool for individuals and may not be reproduced. Those desiring to make the material available by electronic, printed, or other methods must obtain the prior written consent of the McDonough County Genealogical Society.

Resources Included in this Index:

  1. MCGS Newsletter, Vol. XXVI (2005), No. 1-4 (added 13 Jun 2006)
  2. MCGS Newsletter, Vol. IX (1988), No. 1-4 (added 20 Jan 2005)
  3. MCGS Newsletter, Vol. X (1989), No. 1-4 (added 20 Jan 2005)
  4. MCGS Newsletter, Vol. XXV (2004), No. 1-4 (added 20 Jan 2005)
  5. Biographies and Portraits from Historical Encyclopedia of Illinois and History of McDonough County by Bateman & Selby, 1907 (this is NOT an every name index) (added 30 Nov 2003)
  6. MCGS Newsletter, Vol. XXIV (2003), No. 1-4 (added 30 Nov 2003)
  7. MCGS Newsletter, Vol. XII (1991), No. 1-4 (added 30 Nov 2003)
  8. MCGS Newsletter, Vol. XIII (1992), No. 1-4 (added 30 Nov 2003)
  9. MCGS Newsletter, Vol. XXIII (2002), No. 1-4 (added 19 Jan 2003)
  10. MCGS Newsletter, Vol. XI (1990), No. 1-4 (added 25 Jun 2002)
  11. MCGS Newsletter, Vol. XIV (1993), No. 1-4 (added 25 Jun 2002)
  12. MCGS Newsletter, Vol. XV (1994), No. 1-4 (added 25 Jun 2002)
  13. MCGS Newsletter, Vol. XVI (1995), No. 1-4 (added 25 Jun 2002)
  14. MCGS Newsletter, Vol. XVII (1996), No. 1-4 (added 25 Jun 2002)
  15. MCGS Newsletter, Vol. XVIII (1997), No. 1-4 (added 25 Jun 2002)
  16. McDonough County entries from Statewide Death Certificate Index (1916-1950) (added 25 Jun 2002)
  17. 1900 Federal Census New Salem Township (added 25 Mar 2002)
  18. 1900 Federal Census Hire Township (added 25 Mar 2002)
  19. 1900 Federal Census Eldorado Township (added 25 Mar 2002)
  20. Corda Taylor Obituary Albums, (added 31 Jan 2002)
  21. St. Paul's Catholic Cemetery, Macomb (added 6 Jan 2002)
  22. Mt. Auburn Cemetery at Colchester (added 1 Jan 2002)
  23. Glade City Cemetery at Blandinsville (added 1 Jan 2002)
  24. Old Macomb Cemetery on Wigwam Hollow Road (added 1 Jan 2002)
  25. 1850 Mortality Schedule (added 1 Jan 2002)
  26. 1860 Mortality Schedule (added 1 Jan 2002)
  27. 1870 Mortality Schedule (added 1 Jan 2002)
  28. 1880 Mortality Schedule (added 1 Jan 2002)
  29. MCGS Newsletter, Vol. XXII (2001), No. 1-4 (added 27 Nov 2001)
    Note that pp. 46-47 in No. 3 (Grandma Flack's Scrapbook samples) and pp. 66-69 in No. 4 (index of Multum in Parvo) are excluded, as they are included here as separate resources)
  30. 1900 Federal Census Emmet Township (added 30 Aug 2001)
  31. 1900 Federal Census Blandinsville Township (added 30 Aug 2001)
  32. 1859 Tax Lists of 93 School Districts in McDonough Co (added 29 Aug 2001)
  33. Rural Cemeteries - Vol. 15 (added 24 Aug 2001)
  34. Rural Cemeteries - Vol. 14 (added 24 Aug 2001)
  35. Rural Cemeteries - Vol. 7 (added 8 Aug 2001)
  36. Grandma Flack's Scrapbook - Vol. 8 (added 8 Aug 2001)
  37. Grandma Flack's Scrapbook - Vol. 7 (added 8 Aug 2001)
  38. Grandma Flack's Scrapbook - Vol. 6 (added 8 Aug 2001)
  39. Grandma Flack's Scrapbook - Vol. 5 (added 8 Aug 2001)
  40. Grandma Flack's Scrapbook - Vol. 4 (added 8 Aug 2001)
  41. Grandma Flack's Scrapbook - Vol. 3 (added 8 Aug 2001)
  42. Grandma Flack's Scrapbook - Vol. 2 (added 8 Aug 2001)
  43. Grandma Flack's Scrapbook - Vol. 1 (added 8 Aug 2001)
  44. Rural Cemeteries - Vol. 6 (added 3 Aug 2001)
  45. Rural Cemeteries - Vol. 5 (added 2 Aug 2001)
  46. 1900 Federal Census Macomb Township (includes Bardolph but not Macomb City (added 22 July 2001)
  47. Rural Cemeteries - Vol. 2 (added 22 July 2001)
  48. Rural Cemeteries - Vol. 3 (added 22 July 2001)
  49. Rural Cemeteries - Vol. 4 (added 22 July 2001)
  50. Rural Cemeteries - Vol. 8 (added 22 July 2001)
  51. Rural Cemeteries - Vol. 10 (added 22 July 2001)
  52. Rural Cemeteries - Vol. 12 (added 22 July 2001)
  53. Rural Cemeteries - Vol. 13 (added 22 July 2001)
  54. Rural Cemeteries - Vol. 18 (added 22 July 2001)
  55. Rural Cemeteries - Vol. 1 (added 13 July 2001)
  56. Multum in Parvo, A History of Colchester, Illinois by June Moon, pub. 1956 (added 12 July 2001)
  57. History & Reminiscences of Alexander Holmes (Macomb) (added 25 June 2001)
  58. 1840 Federal Census (added 25 June 2001)
  59. Civil War Soldiers listing their residence as Bardolph, Blandinsville, Bushnell, Colchester, Industry, Macomb, Mc Donough Co, Sciota (added 31 Mar 2001)
  60. Abstracts of McDonough Co. Wills, Book 1, 1834-1857 (added 31 Mar 2001)
  61. MCGS Newsletter, Vol. XXI (2000), No. 1-4 (added 08 Oct 2000)
    Note that pages 81-100 are in issue No. 1, 21-40 in No. 2, 41-60 in No. 3, 61-80 in No.4
  62. Scotland Township Cemeteries (Camp Creek Cemetery, Craig Cemetery, County Home Cemetery) (added 26 Sep 2000)
    Key: R-,1-,2-,3-,4- are Rows, 1st Addition, 2nd Addition, 3rd Addition, and unknown burials in Camp Creek; CC are Craig; CH are County Home
  63. "McDonough County, Illinois Coroner Books Abstracts, 1860-1923" - Illinois State Genealogical Society Quarterly (1990) 22:2, pp.88-96 (added 13 Sep 2000)
  64. Rural Cemeteries - Vol. 16 (added 2 Sep 2000)
  65. Churches of McDonough Co., IL (added 28 Aug 2000)
  66. Rural Cemeteries - Vol. 9 (added 28 Aug 2000)
  67. Rural Cemeteries - Vol. 11 (added 28 Aug 2000)
  68. Rural Cemeteries - Vol. 17 (added 28 Aug 2000)
  69. 1830 Federal Census (added 5 Aug 2000)
  70. Larkin Cemetery (added 5 Aug 2000)
  71. Pennington Cemetery (not Pennington Point) (added 5 Aug 2000)
  72. "Father & Ancestors of Moses Foster Found" - Illinois State Genealogical Society Quarterly (2000) 32:2, p.92 (added 5 Aug 2000)
  73. "Family Bible Records" - Illinois State Genealogical Society Quarterly (1999) 31:2, pp. 74-79 (added 5 Aug 2000)
  74. "McDonough County Almshouse Deaths, 1873-1914" - Illinois State Genealogical Society Quarterly (1999) 31:4, pp. 222-224 (added 5 Aug 2000)
  75. Abstracts of Bardolph News, Sep 1893-Sep 1912 (added 4 June 2000)
  76. Marriages, 1830-1899 (added 13 Apr 2000)
  77. Industry Cemetery (added 18 Dec 1999)
  78. MCGS Newsletter, Vol. XX (1999), No. 1-4 (added 18 Dec 1999)
  79. 1860 Federal Census (added 18 Dec 1999)
  80. 1880 Federal Census (added 26 Nov 1999)
  81. Bardolph Cemetery (added 5 Nov 1999)
  82. 1870 Federal Census (added 25 Oct 1999)
  83. 1850 Federal Census (added 18 Oct 1999)
  84. Clugston Funeral Home Records 1926-1949, Volume I (added 30 Sep 1999)
  85. Chockley Cemetery - Eldorado Township (added 30 Sep 1999)
  86. MCGS Newsletter, Vol. XIX (1998), No. 1-4

MEMBERS, please note, the Oakwood Cemetery, Vol. II, stated in April 2002's newsletter as being included in the index was unable to be added because of technical difficulties.


McDonough County Genealogical Society
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Macomb, IL 61455