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WHITESIDE COUNTY ILLINOIS TRAILS
HISTORY AND GENEALOGY

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

1837–1839
Attached to
Ogle

1836–1837
Attached to
JoDaviess

1827–1836
JoDaviess

1825–1836
Henry

1825–1827
Putnam

1823–1825
Fulton

1821–1823
Pike

1812–1821
Madison

1795–1812
St. Clair


Whiteside County Townships

Albany

Clyde

Coloma

Erie

Fenton
Name changed from Eden in September, 1852.

Fulton

Garden Plain

Genesee

Hahnaman

Hopkins

Hume
Name changed from Jackson in September, 1852. Como (originally named Homer, but changed in September, 1852) was absorbed into Hume (date unknown, before 1921).

Jordan

Lyndon

Montmorency

Mount Pleasant

Newton
Name changed from Greenfield in September, 1852.

Portland

Prophetstown
Volney (originally named Washington but changed in September, 1852) was absorbed into Prophetstown (date unknown, before 1921).

Sterling

Tampico

Union Grove

Ustick
Name changed from Eustick (date unknown).

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Whiteside County was Established on January 16, 1836 and named for Samuel Whiteside, a Colonel of the Territorial militia, Representative in the First General Assembly, and Brigadier General of the militia during the Black Hawk War. Whiteside's boundaries have changed during the State's history. You'll find the boundary changes and links to the Counties Whiteside has been part of on your left. Be sure to check these counties for more online data!




Whiteside County Courthouse
200 E. Knox Street
Morrison, IL 61270-2698
Telephone:
County Clerk (815) 772-5189
Circuit Clerk (815) 772-5188
Recorder (815) 772-5192


Illinois Regional Archives Depository
c/o Regional History Center
Founders Memorial Library
Room 400
Northern Illinois University
DeKalb, IL 60115
Telephone: (815) 753-1807


Data Found Online Here

The 1850 Mortality Schedule

Obituaries
Temporarily offline

Wills



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