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Cass County Historical and Genealogical Society

                            Virginia, Illinois

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Our office be open April 2, 2015 on Thursday and Friday - 1:00-4:00 and Saturday 10:00-noon.

If you want to do some research at the office, call Carol Orwig at 217-473-9080 or 217-452-7977

These photos were taken of the exterior of Cass Country Historical and Genealogical Society building and the interior
showing the artifacts in the museum room and some of the resources available to the public.

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Available Society Publications and Services
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Cass County Historical and Genealogical Society
109 S. Front St., Virginia, IL 217 452-7977
Our office will be open April 2 on Thursday and Friday from 1:00 - 4:00 and Saturday from 10:00-noon
If you want to do some research at the office,
someone will be available at other times by calling
Carol Orwig at 217-473-9080 or 217-452-7977.
If you have questions or need information, please call us at
 217-452-7977 to leave a message or call 217-473-9080.

Email and U.S. mail will be checked and responded to on a regular basis. Email at

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About Cass County
Area Genealogical and Historical Societies

Illinois Genealogy
My Genealogist
Ancestry Social Security Death Index
Illinois State Archives
Illinois Statewide Death Database: Pre-1916
Illinois Statewide Death Database: 1916-1950
Illinois Statewide Marriage Index, 1763-1900
Illinois Public Domain Land Tract Sales
Database of Servitude and Emancipation Records, 1722-1863
Illinois Civil War Muster and Descriptive Rolls Database Database of Illinois Civil War U.S. Navy Veterans
Database of Illinois Spanish-American War Veterans
Database of Illinois Mexican War Veterans
Database of Illinois Black Hawk War Veterans
Database of Illinois War of 1812 Veterans

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Cass County Resources

State & County
Research Aids




Virginia and Beardstown 1800s Newspaper Obituaries

Contributed Biographies

The Illinois
Biography Project
Cass County,
Illinois Biographies

Early Cass
County Town

1892 - Biographical
Review of Cass,
and Brown
Counties, Illinois

1907 Historical Sketches
Virginia, Illinois

1915 History of
Cass County

1882 History of
Cass County

1917 Farmer's
Directory of Cass,
Mason, Menard
and Sangamon Counties

1850 Cass County,
Illinois Census

1850 Cass County,
Mortality Schedule

1860 Cass County, Illinois Mortality Schedule

1880 Cass County, Illinois Mortality Schedule

1870 Cass County Industrial Census

Cass County
Civil War Dead
and Missing Soldiers

Cass County
Civil War Soldiers
Co. A - 14th IL Vol

Civil War
Pensions - 1883

Miscellaneous Articles and Stories

Arenzville Township Cemeteries Surname List

Ashland Cemeteries Surname List

Beardstown City
Cemetery Surname List

Township Cemeteries
Surname List

Bluff Springs
and Hagener Twp.
Cemetery Surname List

Chandlerville & Sangamon Valley Township Cemeteries Surnames List

Newmansville & Panther Creek Cemetery Surname List

Philadelphia and Virginia Township Cemeteries Surname List

Walnut Ridge
Cemetery Surname

Beardstown Area
Burials with

Cass County,
Illinois Burials
No records
or tombstones

Veteran Burials Beardstown Cemeteries

Walnut Ridge Cemetery Burials with no tombstones

Church of

Church of

German Methodist
Church Membership

Pontiac Primitive
Baptist Church
Puncheon Grove/
Little Flock
Church Records

St. Peter's Evangelical Church, Arenzville, 1908 Directory

St. Peter's Lutheran Church Arenzville Membership 1850-1874, Confirmations 1851-1929

Beardstown German Methodist Church Baptismal Records

First Evangelical
Lutheran Church
of Beardstown,
Marriage Records

Ashland High
School Alumni

A-C Central
High School

Arenzville Alumni 1890-1959

Beardstown High School Alumni 1875-2014 and Beardstown Charter School Graduates 2011-2014

Chandlerville High School Alumni 1886-1989

Triopia High
School Alumni

Virginia High
School Alumni

Miscellaneous Cass County Divorces

Cass County, Illinois Guardianship
Book A-1

Cass County, Illinois
Court Cases 1873

Cass County,
Court Cases

Cass County,
Illinois Sheriffs

Cass County
Court Session
Adoptions and
Foster Care Cases

Atlas Map of
Cass County,

Cass County Historical and Genealogical Society Museum Photos
Cass County Newspapers on Microfilm

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