POPE COUNTY ILLINOIS TRAILS
HISTORY AND GENEALOGY
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Pope County Illinois was Established on January
10, 1816 and named for Nathaniel Pope, first Territorial Secretary of State (1809–1816), and last Territorial Delegate
to Congress from Illinois. Present area, or parts of it, formerly included in:
Knox, Northwest Territory
This county is currently up for adoption.
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to help you along with researching your ancestry in the state of Illinois. Until this county is hosted, we
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until you have reviewed the Research Help page. Thank you.
To donate records for inclusion on this website, contact Susan We accept transcribed textual records such as vital records, newspaper items,
history, cemetery transcriptions (complete please), military files, census transcriptions, etc.
Pope County Historical
P.O. Box 837
Golconda, IL 62938
Pope County Courthouse
Golconda, IL 62938
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LINKS TO SURROUNDING
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The Illinois State Archives
Online databases include state-wide marriage and death index. Much more!
Genealogical Society of Southern Illinois
Land Patents Online
Louis Catholic Cemeteries
The Newberry Library in Chicago, Illinois
Railroad Retirement Board
State Historical Library
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