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Welcome To Woodford County Illinois Trails History and Genealogy!

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

Eastern Part:

1831–1841
McLean

1827–1831
Tazewell

1821–1827
Fayette

1819–1821
Clark

1816–1819
Crawford

1815–1816
Edwards

Western Part:

1827–1841
Tazewell

1825–1827
Peoria

1821–1825
Sangamon

1817–1821
Bond

1812–1817
Madison

1801–1812
St. Clair

1790–1801
Knox, Northwest Territory



Cazenovia

Clayton: Clayton and Linn were originally attached and treated as one township (date of separation unknown).

Cruger: Formed from Olio on September 14, 1869

El Paso: Formed from Palestine in September, 1861.

Greene

Kansas: Formed from Palestine in September, 1859.

Linn: Linn and Clayton were originally attached and treated as one township (date of separation unknown).

Metamora

Minonk: Minonk and Panola were originally attached and treated as one township (date of separation unknown).

Montgomery

Olio

Palestine


Panola: Panola and Minonk were originally attached and treated as one township (date of separation unknown).

Partridge

Roanoke

Spring Bay

Worth

Woodford County

Established: February 27, 1841

Named after Woodford County in Kentucky through the influence of emigrants from that county.




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Anyone having ties to the Robert Griggs family in Woodford County, please contact me. Thanks!

Helpful Addresses

IRAD Depository
Milner Library
Illinois State University
Campus Box 8900
Normal, IL 61790-8900
Telephone: (309) 452-6093

Woodford County Courthouse
115 N. Main, Suite 202
Eureka, IL 61530
Telephone:
County Clerk: (309) 467-2822
Circuit Clerk: (309) 467-3312
Recorder: (309) 467-2822



Data Found Online Here

Early Woodford County Settlers NEW!
Early Settler Biographies
The 1850 Mortality Schedule Obituaries
Newspaper Clippings Annie's Story
Woodford County Almshouse Index
Offsite at The Illinois State Archives Website
Davison Cemetery
Burials and History!
Sylvester Kenyon Civil War Letters NEW!
Woodford County Churches




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