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SANGAMON COUNTY ILLINOIS BOOKS (Published by DGS)

CEMETERY INSCRIPTIONS SANGAMON Co IL Vol I
   Contains: Riverside, Calvary, Wilcox, Eckel, Bethel, Church, Etter, Cass, Constant, Martin & Taylor(Illiopolis, Lanesville, Buffalo Hart, Cooper & Clear Lake Twps.)
Soft Cover - 126pp - Indexed - $10.00

RECORDS OF METHODIST EPISCOPAL CHURCH, ILLIOPOLIS, IL 1875-1907
   Pastors, members, classes, baptisms & marriages
Soft Cover - 110pp - Indexed - $10.00

SANGAMON COUNTY ILLINOIS BOOKS (Originally Published by Sangamon County Society but now available through DGS)

The Sangamon County, Illinois Society has disbanded and given the Decatur Genealogical Society the right to publish and sell their publications.
These books are now available from the Decatur Genealogical Society, P.O. Box 1548, Decatur, IL 62525-1548
Please use the number and name when you order. (Order blank at bottom of page)
There is NO DISCOUNT on these items
Several of these books are out of print and are marked OOP. We hope to make them available soon

BIRTH RECORDS

1. BIRTH RECORDS SANGAMON CO, IL July 1860-Sept 1878
     Listed alphabetical by infant surname, date, birth location, parents, index for maiden name of mother. 75pp- Reprint 2009 - $8.00

2. BIRTH RECORDS SANGAMON CO, IL Oct 1878-Dec 1883
     Known cert #’s, name of child, date & birth location, all name index. 204pp Pub 1999 $15.00

3. BIRTH RECORDS SANGAMON CO, IL Jan 1884-Dec 1887
      Known cert #’s, name of child, date & birth location, all name index. 149pp Pub 2000 $15.00

CEMETERY RECORDS

4. MAP OF SANGAMON CO, IL WITH CEMETERY LOCATIONS 11x17 - pub 1989 OOP

5. CEMETERY NAMES AND LOCATIONS IN SANGAMON CO, IL
       New publication, identifies all current and extinct cemeteries or burial sites; location descriptions, county map
      pictures of cemetery gates and directions to. Pub 2008 $25.00

6. AUBURN TWP CEMETERIES, SANGAMON CO, IL
      Auburn, Wimmer, Thayer & West Grove cemeteries Pub 1980 197pp & 1 plat OOP

7. BALL TWP CEMETERIES, SANGAMON CO, IL
      Beam, Beck/Old Stout/Old German, David Brunk, Cumberland Sugar Creek/Old Cumberland,
      Easley, Knotts/Drennan, Sugar Creek/Jones/Megredy, Oak Ridge, St. Bernard, & Stout cemeteries Pub 1992 122pp & 2 plats OOP

8. CARTWRIGHT TWP CEMETERIES, SANGAMON CO, IL
      Anderson/Sayer, Bethel Meth, Broadwell, Cartwright, Hardin, Harrison, Irwin, McCoy,
      Pleasant Plains, Renshaw, Richland Baptist, Smith & Taborn cemeteries Indexed-Pub 2005 140p & 1 plat $15.00

9. CHATHAM TWP CEMETERIES, SANGAMON CO, IL
       Campbell, Chatham Community, Chatham Memorial, McConnell, Oak Grove & Starr. Indexed-Reprint 2012 (Orig Pub 1989) 107pp & 3 plats $12.00

10.COOPER TWP CEMETERIES, SANGAMON CO, IL
        Johnson, Martin, Oak Hill/Cooper/Buckhart and extinct cem’s.Indexed-Pub 1997 72pp $12.00

11.COTTON HILL TWP CEMETERIES, SANGAMON CO, IL
        Breckenridge, Joe Brunk, Horse Creek, Rape, Rusk, South Fork,
       Taylor, Vigal, Zion, Eldridge & Funderburk. Indexed-Pub 1986 148pp & 2 plats $13.00

12.CURRAN TWP CEMETERIES, SANGAMON CO, IL
        Bradley, Caldwell, Cloyd, Foster, Gibson, Kelley, King, McGinnis, Patterson, Shelton,
        Van Deren, Young & two unknown cem’s. Chapter on Curran Twp from 1881 History. Indexed-Reprint 2012 (Orig Pub1989) 45pp $6.00

13.DIVERNON TWP CEMETERIES, SANGAMON CO, IL
        Anthony, Brush Creek w/plat, Dunkard & Patton. Indexed-Pub 1991 76pp $8.00

14.FANCY CREEK TWP CEMETERIES, SANGAMON CO, IL
        Bailey/Georgetown, Brittin, Canterbury, Cantrall, Fancy Creek, Kern, Power Farm
       & Strode plus extinct Cardinal, Fisk and 2 unknown cem’s. Indexed-Pub 1994 67pp $10.00

15.GARDNER and SALISBURY TWP CEMETERIES, SANGAMON CO, IL
        Gardner Twp includes Crowder/Moore, Farmington/Farmingdale, Gardner, Morgan, Old Salem/Riddle Hill/ United Brethren,
        Rankin, Rucker, Sackett/Old Sackett & Schaffer.
        Salisbury Twp. Includes Batterton, Bailey/Georgetown, Hopwood, Salisbury and the Extinct Holman. Indexed Reprint 2012 (Orig Pub 1993)119pp $12.00

16.ILLIOPOLIS TWP CEMETERIES, BUFFALO HART & LANESVILLE TWP
        Illiopolis Twp includes Calvary, Eckel (extinct), Mostetter/Etter (extinct), Riverside, Wilcox/Baker/Garvey.
        Buffalo Hart Twp includes Buffalo Hart Twp, Cass, Constant & Mathews.
        Lanesville Twp includes Bethel/Hampton, 1 unknown and Sangamon Co Poor Farm (extinct)
       All name index for each. Pub 1996 139pp and 2 plats $12.00

17.ISLAND GROVE TWP CEMETERIES, SANGAMON CO, IL
        Berlin/Old Berlin, Woodwreath/Island Grove, Butler, Maxwell, Mt Zion, Dunlap, Foutch, St Mary’s, Jester, Wilcox and 1 unknown cem.
         Indexed -Pub 1984 124pp & 2 plats OOP

18.LOAMI & MAXWELL TWP CEMETERIES, SANGAMON CO, IL
       Campbell, Hall, Hodgerson, Little Hope, Smyrna/McDevitt/Park, Staley/Chapel, Sulphur Springs/White Sulphur Springs and 1 unknown.
       Indexed-Pub 2003 150pp & 1 plat $15.00

19.MECHANICSBURG TWP CEMETERIES, SANGAMON CO, IL
         Mechanicsburg, County Home, Pickrell and 7 private cemeteries. Indexed-Pub 1986 201pp & 1 plat OOP

20.NEW BERLIN TWP CEMETERIES, SANGAMON CO, IL
         Lutheran/St. John’s, Schuff, & Union/Twist., chapter from 1881 history. Indexed-Pub 1989 32pp $6.00

21.PAWNEE TWP CEMETERIES, SANGAMON CO, IL
      Calvary w/plat, plus 5 extinct (Baker, Mullen & 3 unknown) Indexed Pub 1990 38pp OOP

22.ROCHESTER TWP CEMETERIES, Sangamon CO, IL
        Bashaw, Indian Burial Ground, Mottarville/South Fork and Rochester. Indexed-Pub 1984 99pp & 2 plats $10.00

23.SPRINGFIELD TWP CEMETERIES, SANGAMON CO, IL
        Avenue, Cathedral Church of St. Paul, Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception, Catholic, Converse, Dunn,
        Elliott, Hutchinson, Kelly, Lanterman, Laswell, Lightfoot, McKinnie, Schamel, Springfield City Graveyard, Ursuline and 2 unamed sites.
        Indexed-Pub 1988 87pp OOP

24.WILLIAMS TWP CEMETERIES, SANGAMON CO,IL
        Wolf Cr, Smith, Johnstone, Stewart, Garner, Millar & Caldwell burial ground. OOP

25.WOODSIDE TWP CEMETERIES, SANGAMON CO, IL
        Bethel, Bridges, Crowder, Harmony, Higgins, McAllister, McConnell, Newcomer, Shepherd,
        Smith/Withrow, Southwick, Trumbo, Wright & 1 unknown cem. Indexed-Pub 1987 30pp $6.00

CENSUS RECORDS

26. 1830 FEDERAL CENSUS of SANGAMON CO, IL Pub 1979 71pp $8.00

27. 1840 FEDERAL CENSUS of SANGAMON CO, IL Pub 1980 84pp $8.00

28. 1850 FEDERAL CENSUS of SANGAMON CO, IL Contains Mortality schedule Surname Index Reprinted 1984 238pp $15.00

29. 1855 STATE CENSUS of SANGAMON CO, IL Enumerated by head of household - 33% more names than 1850 Census
         Indexed-Reprint 2008 107pp $8.00

30./31. 1860 FEDERAL CENSUS of SANGAMON CO, IL Contains Mortality schedule.
               All name index - Reprint 1991 434 pp (in two volumes) $20.00

32. 1860 FEDERAL CENSUS of SANGAMON CO, IL - ON MICROFICHE $15.00

33. 1862-1863 MILITARY CENSUS of SANGAMON CO, IL
          Over 7,500 eligible males, name, age, birthplace, occupation, military assignment if known.
          All-Name Index-Pub 1992 196pp $10.00

34./35. 1880 FEDERAL CENSUS of SANGAMON CO, IL Vol 1
               Springfield Township, City of Springfield, Springfield street directory; street name changes,
               Mortality schedules for entire county, enumeration district maps Modified Index-Pub 1989 379pp(in 2 vols) $20.00

36. 1880 FEDERAL CENSUS of SANGAMON CO, IL Vol 2
         Cartwright, Chatham, Curran, Gardner, Island Grove, Loami (includes present-day Maxwell),
          New Berlin, Salisbury & Talkington Twps with their mortality schedules. All-name Index-Pub 1989 202pp $14.00

37. 1880 FEDERAL CENSUS of SANGAMON CO, IL Vol 3
          Buffalo Hart, Clear Lake, Fancy Creek, Illiopolis, Mechanicsburg, Wheatfield (now Lanesville)& Williams Twps with their mortality schedules.
          All-name Index-Pub 1989 176pp $14.00

38. 1880 FEDERAL CENSUS of SANGAMON CO, IL Vol 4
         Auburn, Ball, Cooper, Cotton Hill, Pawnee, Rochester & Woodside Twps(Auburn & Pawnee include part of present-day Divernon Twp)
         Map of townships All-name Index - Pub 1989 170pp $14.00

Set of all 1880 FEDERAL CENSUS of SANGAMON CO, IL Volume's 1, 2, 3 & 4 for $50.00


CHURCH RECORDS

39. ILLIOPOLIS CHRISTIAN CHURCH, SANGAMON CO, IL
        Includes 93 yrs(1866-1959) memberships, marriages, deaths, names from church minutes 1866-1914,
        plus register of Deacons, Trustees & Ministers for some years.
        All-name Index-Pub 1989 94pp $9.00

40. ISLAND GROVE UNITED METH. CHURCH, SANGAMON CO,IL All-name Index-Pub 1985 114pp$15.00

41. LAUREL UNITED METH CHURCH, SANGAMON CO, IL Indexed-Pub 1990 114 pp $8.00

42. NEW SALEM UNITED METH CHURCH, SANGAMON CO, IL All-name Index-Pub 1988 59pp $7.00

DEATH RECORDS

43. PHYSICIAN’S CERTIFICATE OF DEATH SANGAMON CO, IL 1878-1890
        Includes cert #, deceased’s name, date & death location. 4,700 entries Index-Pub 1997 93pp $14.00

DIRECTORIES – CITY and COUNTY

44. CITY DIRECTORY of SPRINGFIELD, SANGAMON CO, IL 1857-1858
        Enlarged photocopy of 174 original pages, brief history of Springfield, lists of residents, advertisers, businesses and others
        Pub 1990 87pp $7.00

45. CITY DIRECTORY of SPRINGFIELD, SANGAMON CO, IL 1877
        Alphabetical listing of name, marital status, occupation, residence & nativity. County section gives twp., #of acres & Postoffice. Also some short bio's.
        Pub 1988 127pp $15.00

46. VILLAGE AND COUNTRY DIRECTORY of SANGAMON CO, IL 1877
        Separate alphabetical listing for country residents and each village- gives name, domestic status,
        Residence & nativity, country section also gives twp, number of acres and Post Office, some bio’s
        Pub 1988 196pp OOP

47. FARMERS AND LAND OWNERS DIRECTORY of SANGAMON CO, IL 1887
        Alphabetical listing, which includes absentee owners, owners living in Springfield, all land locations and mailing addresses of owners.
        Pub 1987 100 pp OOP

DIVORCE RECORDS

48. DIVORCE INDEX of SANGAMON CO, IL 1825-1899
        Alphabetical by complainant with a defendants index, plus some other cases such as alias, name change and separate maintenance.
        Gives names, date, case number and /or volume & page where recorded
        Pub 1988 71pp $12.00

FUNERAL HOME RECORDS
49. AUBURN, IL – B.L. KESSLER FUNERAL HOME Pub 1981 59pp $4.00

50. AUBURN, IL – VANCIL FUNERAL HOME 1916-1930 Pub 1984 44pp $4.00

HISTORIES/INDEXES TO HISTORIES

51. HISTORY OF SANGAMON CO, IL 1881 on Microfiche – Reprinted 1977 OOP

52. INDEX to PORTRAIT and BIOGRAPHICAL ALBUM of Sangamon Co, IL 1891 Pub 1982 76pp $8.00

53. INDEX to PAST and PRESENT CITY of SPRINGFIELD & Sangamon Co, IL 1904 Pub 1985 166pp $12.00

54. INDEX to HISTORICAL ENCYCLOPEDIA of IL & HISTORY of Sangamon Co, IL 1912
        (Index to Volume Two Part 2)Women are indexed under both maiden & married name where available 225pp $12.00

55. INDEX to HISTORY of SANGAMON CO, IL by John Carroll Power 1876
        All-name index. Page numbering follows the numbering of the original publication. Pub 1999 105pp $12.00

INDEXES

56. DEED and MISCELLANEOUS RECORD INDEX of Sangamon CO, IL 1822-1832
        Contains: Book and page where recorded plus names of Grantors (sellers) and Grantees (buyers) listed in alphabetical order. Pub 1995 94pp $12.00

57. ESTATE RECORD INDEX of SANGAMON CO, IL 1821-1907
        Probate of Estates 1 through 6684. Lists name of estate and probate case number. Pub 1989 65pp $8.00

58. INDEX to RECORD of LETTERS and WILLS of SANGAMON CO, IL 1850-1902
        Volumes 1 through 11, over 2400 entries containing name, vol # and page # where recorded Pub 1988 27pp $5.00

59. INDEX TO RECORD of LETTERS and WILLS of SANGAMON Co, IL 1901-1946
        Volumes 12 through 32, over 6,800 entries containing names, vol # and page # where recorded Pub 1992 46pp $8.00

60. INDEX to GUARDIAN’S CASE FILES of SANGAMON CO, IL 1825-1901 & 1910-1911
        Name of descendant, case# and year of Case Pub 1994 25pp $7.00

61. INDEX to ANCESTOR CHARTS, SANGAMON CO, IL GENEALOGICAL SOCIETY MEMBERS
        Over 11,900 surnames, alphabetized, with volume and page #’s for pedigrees
        originally published in The Sangamon Co Gen Soc Qtly, The Circuit Rider, from 1968 – 1997. Pub 1997 109pp $12.00

MARRIAGE RECORDS

62. 1821-1840 MARRIAGES of SANGAMON CO, IL Reprinted 1987   74pp   $8.00

63. 1841-1850 MARRIAGES of SANGAMON CO, IL Reprinted 1988   58pp   $8.00

64. 1851-1860 MARRIAGES of SANGAMON CO, IL Reprinted 1981 109pp $11.00

65. 1861-1870 MARRIAGES of SANGAMON CO, IL Reprinted 1982 134pp $12.00

66. 1871-1877 MARRIAGES of SANGAMON CO, IL Reprinted 1987 122pp $15.00

67. 1878-1889 MARRIAGES of SANGAMON CO, IL Reprinted 1993 161pp $15.00

68. 1890-1899 MARRIAGES of SANGAMON CO, IL Reprinted 1995 167pp $15.00

69. 1900-1904 MARRIAGES of SANGAMON CO, IL Reprinted 2002 159pp $15.00

70. 1905-1907 MARRIAGES of SANGAMON CO, IL Reprinted 2006 159pp $15.00

NATURALIZATION
71. DECLARATIONS OF INTENT – SANGAMON CO, IL Over 3,000 names from among records for 1859-1906 Pub 1986 71pp $7.00

72. MINORS’ FINAL OATHS 1892-1906 SANGAMON CO, IL Pub 1986 Over 2,000 names 49pp $5.00

OBITUARIES
73. INDEX to ILLINOIS STATE JOURNAL (Springfield, IL) 1861-1896 OBITUARIES Pub 1982 204pp $18.00

MISCELLANEOUS RECORDS
74. PLACE NAMES, PAST AND PRESENT IN SANGAMON CO, IL
        Lists many settlements that no longer appear on maps but which figured in Sangamon Co. early history. Pub 1982 44pp OOP

75. EARLY SETTLERS of SPRINGFIELD, SANGAMON Co, IL 1819-1831
        Contains alphabetical list of over 2,500 surnames with date of arrival, children and spouse if known.
        Date of purchase and location of land, occupation and remarks. Pub 1998 75pp $10.00

76. EARLY FEDERAL LAND SALES in SANGAMON CO, IL 1823-1853
        Lists sales which occurred within the present-day boundaries of Sangamon Co. Reprint 2006 152pp $13.00

77. VOTERS’ NAMES and PLACES 1821-1830 of SANGAMON CO, IL
        Formerly called Snowbirds. Lists persons recorded in the poll books; article on “Incidents and Items of Frontier Life”,
        lists early settlers in the histories of Logan, Cass & Menard Co’s. Index Pub 1982 193pp OOP

SANGAMON CO, IL ALMS HOUSE RECORDS
78. Volume 1 1875-1888 Pub 1994 157pp $10.00

79. Volume 2 1888-1897 Pub 1994 125pp $9.00

80. Volume 3 1897-1905 Pub 1994 130pp $9.00

81. REGISTER of SANGAMON CO, IL GRAND and PETTIT JURORS 1849-1860
        Listing of all known Grand and Pettit Jurors who served from 1849-1860 in the Sangamon County Circuit Court.
        Includes warrant number, name, days served, miles, amount paid, term served. Pub 2005 91pp $14.00

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