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Tazewell County Illinois Trails
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Present area, or parts of it, formerly included in:

1825–1827
Peoria

1821–1825
Sangamon

1817–1821
Bond

1812–1821
Madison

1790–1812
St. Clair

1790–1801
Knox, Northwest Territory





Township Names:


Boynton
Formed as Boyington in November, 1854; name changed to Boynton (date unknown).

Cincinnati

Deer Creek

Delavan

Dillon

Elm Grove

Fon-du-lac

Groveland

Hittle
Name changed from Union to Waterford on May 20, 1850; name changed from Waterford to Armington in August, 1850; name changed from Armington to Hittle on November 11, 1850.

Hopedale
Name changed from Highland on May 20, 1850.

Little Mackinaw

Mackinaw

Malone
Formed from Delavan in November, 1854.

Morton

Pekin

Sand Prairie
Name changed from Jefferson on May 20, 1850.

Spring Lake

Tremont

Washington

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Tazewell County was Established on January 31, 1827

Named for Lyttleton W. Tazewell, an eminent lawyer, Governor, Representative in Congress, and United States Senator from Virginia




Helpful Addresses

 IRAD Depository
Milner Library
Illinois State University
Campus Box 8900
Normal, IL 61790-8900
Telephone: (309) 452-6027

 Tazewell County Courthouse
McKenzie Building, 2nd Floor
4th and Court Streets
Pekin, IL 61554
Telephone:
County Clerk (309) 477-2264
Circuit Clerk (309) 477-2214
Recorder (309) 477-2210


Data Found Online Here

 County Firsts

Dillon Township History

The Underground Railroad

The Peoria/Pekin InterUrban RR

 The 1850 Mortality Schedule

Wills and Inquests

Dillon Mennonite Church History 

 Lakeside Cemetery Veteran Burials

 


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