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General Interest

THE SAGA OF SOUTHERN ILLINOIS 1973-2012. A 40th Anniversary CD Publication
Complete text of all the articles and indexes from the first 39 years of GSSI's quarterly, The Saga of Southern Illinois.

40th Anniversary CD  

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GENEALOGY SOCIETY OF SOUTHERN ILLINOIS ANCESTOR CHARTS.
Four-generation ancestor charts from society members. Each of the ten volumes contains 200 indexed pages. 
New:
Surname Indexes to each volume viewable on line.

Softcover Volume I    IndexV  

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Softcover Volume II   Index    

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Softcover Volume III   Index V

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Softcover Volume IV   Index   

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Softcover Volume V    Index   

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Softcover Volume VI   Index    

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Softcover Volume VII  Index    

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Softcover Volume VIII  Index   

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Softcover Volume IX    Index   

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Softcover Volume X     Index    

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THE MICHAEL HARTMAN DILLOW AND ANNA MARGARETH HOLSHOUSER FAMILY. Compiled by Paul Dean Dillow.
These volumes span 12 generations of this family (1730 to 2000), and contain about 20,000 names. Traces the family's European origins, American roots in Pennsylvania, and subsequent migrations to Rowan County, NC and Southern Illinois. Included are reproductions of a number of old land patents, deeds, and wills. Each volume has a full name index.

Volume I and Volume II, Books 1 & 2 are no longer available.

Hardcover Volume III - Peter (1773-1855) 

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Alexander County

ALEXANDER COUNTY, ILLINOIS, CENSUS RECORDS.
VOLUME I, 1820 -1855. Transcribed by Darrel Dexter.
Included are the 1820, 1830, 1840 and 1850 federal censuses; 1820, 1840 and 1855 state censuses; 1850 agricultural census and 1850 mortality schedule. Indexed, 162 pages, 1991.

Alexander County, Illinois, Census Records Hardcover Volume I   

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VOLUME II, 1860. Transcribed by Darrel Dexter, Louise P. Ogg and Russell Ogg.
Included are the 1860 federal census, agricultural census and mortality schedule. Indexed, 180 pages, 1993.

Alexander County, Illinois, Census Records Hardcover Volume II   

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Franklin franklin County

MAPLE HILL CEMETERY INSCRIPTIONS. Compiled by Lawrence Lemons.
Maple Hill Cemetery is located in Sesser, Franklin County, Illinois. Includes cemetery map showing the block and row where each grave is located. 110 pages, 1997.

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Monroe County

MONROE COUNTY, ILLINOIS 1860 FEDERAL CENSUS. Compiled by Ruth Weilbacher Stewart.
Complete name index.  320 pages, 1997.

Hardcover 

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Perry perry County

PERRY COUNTY, ILLINOIS, 1860 FEDERAL CENSUS. Compiled by Lee and Naomi Schick.
Also included is a short history of the county and early map of Perry County townships. Indexed, over 220 pages, 1989.

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PERRY COUNTY, ILLINOIS, MARRIAGE RECORDS 1868-1896, A Few Through 1903. Compiled by Lee and Naomi Schick. Included are transcriptions of 5,200 marriages from Marriage Book B. Indexed, 135 pages, 1992.

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Pope pope County

POPE COUNTY, ILLINOIS, CENSUSES. Transcribed by Ricky T. Allen.

1860 FEDERAL CENSUS AND MORTALITY SCHEDULE. A transcription of the county's residents just prior to the Civil War. Surname index, foreword, map of county showing townships and post offices in 1860. 192 pages, 2002.

1860 Hardcover 

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1870 FEDERAL CENSUS AND MORTALITY SCHEDULE. This census enumerates the new residents who came to Pope County after the Civil War as well as the older families remaining in the county. Surname index, foreword, map showing townships and post offices in 1870. 191 pages, 2002.

1870 Hardcover 

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1880 FEDERAL CENSUS AND MORTALITY SCHEDULE. This book contains all data included in the census. The index includes all heads of household and everyone in the household with a surname different from the head. Foreword, map of the county showing 1880 precincts. 259 pages, 2002.

1880 Hardcover 

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Pulaski pulaski County

"WHERE THEY SLEEP," Cemetery Inscriptions of Pulaski County, Illinois. Five-volume series compiled by Wanda L. Atherton, Glenna C. Badgley, Martha W. McMunn, Margaret K. Black and Ethel K. Harville.

Book I. Includes cemetery inscriptions from Butter Ridge, Ullin City, Sowers (Wetaug German Reformed), Mize, Mt. Pisgah, Cache Chapel, New Hope, St. Catherine, Price, Grand Chain Masonic, Ohio Chapel, Hill, Pleasant Hill and Yoakum cemeteries. 141 pages, 1993.

Softcover Book I

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Book II. Includes cemetery inscriptions from Rose Hill, Liberty, New Shiloh, Treadway-Stokes, Kennedy, Lackey, Concord, Old Mathis Farm, Smith, Roach, Steers, Calvin-Barber, Caledonia Freewill, Olmsted Masonic, Redden, Mt. Zion, Carns, Eastwood, Chaney, Echols, Old Caledonia, Olmsted and Richey cemeteries, and a list of all veterans buried in the county. 127 pages, 1993.

Softcover Book II

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Book III. Includes cemetery inscriptions from America, Garner, Wilson, Cairo City, Pearson, Sheets, Old Shiloh, Poor House, Lyerly-Cloud, Solomon Hill, Jackson and Calvary cemeteries. Alexander County residents are buried in Cairo and Calvary cemeteries. 154 pages, 1993.

Hardcover Book III

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Book IV. Out of Print

Book V. Includes cemetery inscriptions from township 16 south, range 1 west: Spencer Heights, St. Mary's Catholic Cemetery in Mounds and Green Lawn Memorial Gardens in Villa Ridge. 115 pages, 1995

Hardcover Book V

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Union union County

UNION COUNTY, ILLINOIS, CEMETERIES All books in the series are out of print. CDs are available @ $15 each or $50 for the set of 4.

VOLUME I. Transcribed by Darrel Dexter.
Included are inscriptions from 25 cemeteries in township 13 south. Among the cemeteries listed are St. Johns, Friendship, Hinkle, Big Creek and American Legion. Surname index, over 195 pages, 1990.

Volume I CD 

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VOLUME II. Transcribed by Darrel Dexter.
Includes inscriptions from 44 cemeteries in the county, including Jonesboro, Campground and Casper cemeteries. Complete-name index; over 300 pages, 1997. Reprint 2003.

Volume II CD 

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VOLUME III. Transcribed by Darrel Dexter.
Includes inscriptions from 17 cemeteries in the county, including Saratoga, Mt. Pleasant Mennonite, Lingle, Alto Pass, Cobden, and St. Joseph's cemeteries. Indexed, 210 pages, 2003.

Volume III CD 

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VOLUME IV. Transcribed by Darrel Dexter.
Includes inscriptions from 28 cemeteries in the county, including Anna, Anna State Hospital, Ebenezer Hall, Collins, Venerable, Mt. Tabor, and County Poor Farm cemeteries. Photos of some tombstones. Indexed, 340 pages, 2004.

Volume IV CD 

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Set of all Four Volumes Transcribed by Darrel Dexter.

Volumes I-IV CD Set 

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UNION COUNTY, ILLINOIS, GENEALOGICAL INFORMATION.

VOLUME I. Compiled by Darrel Dexter.
Early court records 1818-1846, photocopied from the original books. Indexed. 1985. Please note: The photocopies in the published book were hard to read, so the quality of this CD version is only fair.

CD Volume I 

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VOLUME II. Transcribed by Darrel Dexter.
Contains land records, divorces, military census 1862, mortality schedules, apprenticeship records, and more. Indexed, over 230 pages, 1996, 1997.

CD Volume II

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VOLUME III. Transcribed by Darrel Dexter.
Contains death records 1877--1883; naturalization records 1818-1918; excerpts from commissioners records 1871-1883; Negro Book A; 1880 mortality schedule; land records 1820-1835; medical practitioners 1877-1918. Complete-name index, 288 pages, 1997.

CD Volume III 

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VOLUME IV. Early Courthouse Records 1839-1918. Transcribed by Darrel Dexter.
Contains 1839 and 1846 Tax Lists, 1881-1918 Divorce Records and 1877-1899 Death Records, including stillbirths and deaths at the Illinois Southern Hospital for the Insane in Anna. Every name index, 298 pages, 2003.

CD Volume IV 

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Set of all Four Volumes Transcribed by Darrel Dexter.

Volume I-IV CD Set 

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UNION COUNTY, ILLINOIS, MARRIAGE RECORDS

1818-1868. Transcribed by Darrel Dexter and Mary Ann King Hahn from original licenses and registers. Indexed, 180 pages, 1993. Reprint, 2008.

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1869-1885. Transcribed by Darrel Dexter. Includes transcriptions of 3600 marriages from original licenses and registers and a listing of all those who performed marriages 1818-1885. Every-name Index, 300 pages, 2002.

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1886-1892. Transcribed by Darrel Dexter. Transcriptions of 1500 marriages from original registers include the name of the groom, name of the bride, date of the marriage, the name of the person officiating, and the book and page number where the marriage was recorded. The ages of the bride and groom, their residences, places of birth, the names of their parents (including the mother's maiden name), and the number of their previous marriages (if any) have been added from the original marriage licenses. Included also is the occupation of the groom, place of the marriage, and names of witnesses. Every-name Index, 325 pages, 2007.

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1893-1900. Transcribed by Darrel Dexter. Transcriptions of 1500 marriages from original registers include the name of the groom, name of the bride, date of the marriage, the name of the person officiating, and the book and page number where the marriage was recorded. The ages of the bride and groom, their residences, places of birth, the names of their parents (including the mother's maiden name), and the number of their previous marriages (if any) have been added from the original marriage licenses. Included also is the occupation of the groom, place of the marriage, and names of witnesses. Every-name Index, 397 pages, 2008.

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UNION COUNTY, ILLINOIS, PROBATE RECORDS

1818-1855. Compiled by Darrel Dexter.
Information from 537 probate files includes name of deceased, date of death, appraisal of personal property, description of land, amount of sales, names of all purchasers, names of widow, children or other heirs, amount of inheritance, location of sources and more. 313 pages, 13,000-name index, 1996. Reprint 2009.

CD 

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UNION COUNTY, ILLINOIS SOLDIERS. Compiled by Darrel Dexter.
Includes information on the service of nearly 2500 soldiers from Union County in the American Revolution, War of 1812, Creek War, Seminole War, Black Hawk War, Mexican War, and Civil War; also officers from Union County in Illinois Militia and names of all soldiers in the 109th Illinois Infantry. Alphabetical list, over 190 pages, 1997. Reprint 2009.

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Washington washngtn County

WASHINGTON COUNTY, ILLINOIS, 1865 STATE CENSUS. Compiled by Inez Bost Eisenhauer and Donna Timpner Vuichard. Complete-name index. 162 pages, 1997.

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Williamson wmson County

WILLIAMSON COUNTY, ILLINOIS, 1860 FEDERAL CENSUS. Compiled by Jo Ann Ladd Hatfield and Helen Sutt Lind. Indexed, over 250 pages, 1987.

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