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Adams County Illinois was established:
January 13, 1825 (Laws, 1825, p. 93)


Origin of the name of the county:

Named after John Quincy Adams, sixth President of the United States, and not for John Adams, second President, as is sometimes stated.

Please check to see what time period your ancestors were in Adams County, as the present area, or parts of it, were formerly included in the Counties below:

1821–1825
Pike

1812–1821
Madison

1795–1812
St. Clair


NEW!
The Complete 1850 Mortality Schedule

 

Courts and Crime from 1890


Adams County Citizens in the Military

(located in our Military Databases, includes the Revolutionary War, War of 1812, Civil War, WWI and II)


Adams County Citizens in our State Databases

(Includes our Prisoner Register, Mining in Illinois and many other databases)

Madison County Data


St. Clair County Data

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Illinois Trails State-wide Census
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Events in Illinois History


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Quincy Library Newspaper Database

Adams County Courthouse

Black Life in West Central Illinois

 


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