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Welcome to the Original and Official web site of
Illinois Trails History and Genealogy.
http://www.iltrails.org


As Always, our volunteers are dedicated to providing you with FREE online data!


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We are currently remodeling and reconstructing Illinois Trails data, however, the above links are now working and available to you.  We do appreciate your patience and your support!  To read about the recent events at Illinois Trails History and Genealogy or to learn more about the founders and volunteers, please see our "About Us" page.


On the right hand side of this page, you will find:


Our updates, which include links to our Regional Pages, Northern Trails, Central Trails and Southern Trails.  Included on our Regional Pages are a state map, contact information and links to counties covered under each region.  We will be adding updates and introductions to our new hosts on the regional pages soon.



Updated Counties For Each Month



New additions to the State pages (information that covers the entire state)



A Search Engine, powered by GOOGLE that you can use to search all of the Illinois Trails History and Genealogy data



ISGS FALL CONFERENCE
Itasca, IL on Saturday, October 14, 2006

Don't miss the ISGS 2006 Fall Conference!  More Information can be found by visiting ISGS' website



OUR PHILOSOPHY

Illinois Trails, established by Carol Dean and Susan Cook,  is an Independent, non-profit organization dedicated to providing free access to Historical and Genealogical Records pertaining to Illinois exclusively and we are not affiliated with any other organization.  Our goal is to provide you with free, online data - following ALL COPYRIGHT laws, so that you may research your family's Illinois heritage.  Following copyright laws assures you that all data is obtained
legally and ethically and that it will remain online and will never be removed due to legal reasons.  Illinois Trails History and Genealogy volunteers, located at www.iltrails.org,  will never ask you for monetary donations or charge for access to data.  Illinois Trails History and Genealogy has an excellent reputation in the Genealogical community, and we will be working hard to continue to build on moral and ethical guidelines that Illinois Trails History and Genealogy is known for.


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Congratulations to us!


Illinois Trails Regions
CLICK A TRAIL AND GO!  MANY COUNTIES ARE BACK ONLINE NOW!




Updates


OUR NEWEST PROJECT!

The Northwest Territory - Updates!
Includes early data from all States that were part of the Territory - Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Ohio, Wisconsin and early records from Kentucky
This is an ongoing project, so be sure to check back often for updates!



NEW STATEWIDE DATA:

The Gold Rush and The Donner Party
Includes Deaths of Midwesterners along the Trail!


Blacks Who Served in WWI - Lots of Names!


Newspaper Database Page - Updated!


Red ButtonIllinois and the Underground Railroad To Canada


Red ButtonThe 1837 4th Anniversary of the American Anti-Slavery Society
List of Office Holders (All States), Newspaper Clippings regarding Slaves and State Societies


Red ButtonThe History of the American Legion - Includes all States - Charter Officers and Members - Lots of Names!


Red ButtonAmericans held during the Revolutionary War - Prison notes and 8000 names listed with the British War Department

Red Button 1837 Mr. Peck's Emigrant Guide
Education, Religion and Routes Taken!


Red ButtonList of Ministers from the Illinois General Association-1866
Includes a State Map with all Association Churches and their corresponding Chapters.


Mining in Illinois - Updated!
Includes Cherry Hill, other accidents, photos, etc

Red Button The 1850 State Mortality Schedule
Complete!


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Recollections of the Northern Cross Railroad

Adjutant General's Report from 1883
Tons of Names, includes Rosters and List of Andersonville Dead

Life in the 19th Century
Account of Farm Life during the mid 1800s


Red bullet Search Illinois Trails
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NEW COUNTY DATA THIS MONTH:

Visit Our Regional Pages for Updates - Lots of New Items!!