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ALEXANDER COUNTY ILLINOIS TRAILS
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Alexander County Illinois

Established on March 4, 1819

Named for William M. Alexander, an early settler of the county bearing his name and Senator in the second and third General Assemblies of the State


Present area, or parts of it, formerly included in:

1818–1819
Union

1812–1818
Johnson

1795–1812
Randolph

1790–1795
St. Clair


Names of Precincts:

Cache No. 1

Cache No. 2

Cairo

Elco

McClure

Miller

Olive Branch

Sandusky

Santa Fe

Tamms

Thebes

Unity




The Railroad Retirement Board
United States of America
Railroad Retirement Board
844 North Rush Street
Chicago, Illinois
60611-2092

Website:  http://www.rrb.gov/

Files from the retirement board include work and pension history, birth and death certificates and other family information.  These files can be very helpful to your research.  See their website for more information.

 




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IRAD Depository
c/o Special Collections
Morris Library–6632
Southern Illinois University
Carbondale, IL 62901
Telephone: (618) 453-3040

Alexander County Courthouse
2000 Washington Avenue
Cairo, IL 62914
Telephone:
County Clerk (618) 734-7000
Circuit Clerk (618) 734-0107
Recorder (618) 734-7001

Data Found Online Here

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Principal Towns in the Early Formation of the County, including settlers

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Alexander County "Firsts"

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The Index to the 1820 Census

THE INDEX TO THE 1830 CENSUS

The 1850 Mortality Schedule of Alexander County, Illinois

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The City of Cairo


Some Cairo Resident 1839/40

Remarks from the 1850 Mortality Index, about the County

ALEXANDER COUNTY BIRTHS

ALEXANDER COUNTY DEATHS

Newspaper Excerpts from The Golconda Herald - 1858-1907

ALEXANDER COUNTY MARRIAGE LICENSES

WW2 News From The Cairo Evening Citizen
(Schlamer/Calvert Family)

ILLINOIS DEATH INDEX
1916-1947

ALEXANDER COUNTY OBITUARIES

Alexander County Photographs

Olive Branch School, circa 1930

Thebes School, circa 1914-1919

*Possible photo of Twente School
ca 1900 - Class Photograph


*
Twente School - 1932 Class Photo
Picture and Names

Hall School, circa 1927-30



Be sure to visit the Illinois Trails Military and State pages for more data pertaining to Alexander and the many other counties in Illinois.

The
Illinois Convict Register Project
 


OFFSITE LINKS TO ALEXANDER INFORMATION


Twente Crossing Elementary School
Photo and other information located on
Jim Williamson's homepage




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