Perry County, Illinois
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Established January 29, 1827
( Laws, 1827, page 110 )
 
Perry County was formed in 1827 out of Jackson and Randolph Counties.
      It was named in honor of Oliver Hazard Perry who defeated the British fleet at the decisive Battle of Lake Erie in the War of 1812.
 
Parts of Perry County were formerly included in :
1790-1803
St. Clair County
  1795-1827
Randolph County
  1816-1827
Jackson County

 
County Seat - Pinckneyville
Approved June 1828
 
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Perry County Coordinator
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Wayne Hinton
 
     
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Births
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Census
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Land Sales in Illinois
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Penny Post Cards
  DuQuoin Public Library
 
Pinckneyville Public Library
 
The Abraham Lincoln
Presidential Library
  City of DuQuoin, IL
 
City of Pinckneyville, IL
 
Joel Russell's Willisville Photos
  DuQuoin - Evening Call
     
Research Links
  State of Illinois Archives
Illinois State Archives Databases -- Global Database Search
 
Illinois Statewide Death Index, Pre-1916 - ongoing project
Illinois Death Certificates, 1916-1950
 
Illinois Statewide Marriage Index, 1763-1900 - ongoing project
 
Illinois War of 1812 Veterans - 1812 - 1815
Illinois Winnebago War Veterans - 1827 company rosters of the 20th Regiment of mounted volunteer riflemen
Illinois Black Hawk War Veterans - 1831-1832
Illinois Mexican War Veterans - 1846 - 1848
Illinois Civil War Muster and Descriptive Rolls - 1861 - 1865
llinois Civil War Veterans of Missouri Units - 1861 - 1865
llinois Civil War Veterans Serving in the U.S. Navy - 1861 - 1865
Illinois Spanish-American War Veterans - 1898
 
Illinois Public Domain Land Tract Sales
 
Illinois Historic Preservation Agency
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  Coal Mining in Illinois
      by county - History of Mines, Fatalities and other related data.
Coal Mines and Coal Mining in Illinois
Illinois Coal Miner Monuments and Memorials
History of the Progressive Miner's Union

 
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Updated on December 7, 2014