The HELP! page
- You can ask for help for
a specific Moultrie County genealogical connection, or
- You can provide help to
others. This help may be only an single, informative email, or may
be a long-term commitment to do lookups.
Please do both! That is, ask for assistance when stuck, but volunteer to
help in those areas where you have already done research.
page provides three kinds of resources:
- The Query pages, where you can ask about
specific Moultrie individuals or families.
- The Surnames pages,
where we list those who are researching family lines.
- The Lookups pages, where volunteers with access to specific reference works have agreed
to look up information on request.
I invite you to enter a query for your Moultrie County ancestors.
This page is NOT for advertising the book you are compiling, or for trying to find all
anywhere; it is for specific queries for
individuals who have a Moultrie County connection. PLEASE follow this,
or your query will not be posted. (Though someone lived somewhere
in Illinois, or lived in a neighboring county, this does
qualify as a Moultrie County query.) If
you're not sure what county, say, Cerro Gordo is in,
Click Here to find out, and then use your back
button to return.
To send me a query, just
To review/answer queries, click on the range of surnames, below.
If you have any information to contribute to the authors of these queries,
just click on their name to email them!
An additional resource is the
RootsWeb Surname Forums.
Moultrie County Surname Researchers
|Researchers who are
investigating specific Moultrie surnames are listed here. You can
contact them by clicking on their names. And, if you can provide
information about a Moultrie family and would like to be added to the
Reference Lookup Volunteers
The USGenWeb Project policy statement on lookups:
USGenWeb, ILGenWeb and Moultrie County USGenWeb policy prohibits lookup volunteers from
infringing on copyrights, so please do not ask for large quantities of
information, information on multiple people, or photocopies of pages
from the books. You can review the USGenWeb policy on copyright issues
at: Copyright Information
If you see a book listed for lookups to which you hold the copyright and
you do not want it used, please contact the ILGenWeb State coordinator
and/or the county coordinator.
If you have any reference material pertaining to Moultrie County and are
willing to volunteer to do lookups for us, please
Volunteers and references:
1881 History of Shelby & Moultrie Co., IL Sue Durbin
Historical & Genealogical Society Surname Files Alicia A. Woolridge(These files contain
newspaper clippings, family group sheets, and other information that
researchers have submitted). If people contact me with the surname that
they are researching, I will let them know if we have a file or not. If
we do, then I can work with them from there.
I will do
lookups in Moultrie County for birth, death and marriages.Kaye Webb
States Census of Moultrie County IL Shaunee Power, Sharon Wick
1860 United States Census of Moultrie Co., IL Shaunee Power, Sharon Wick
1870 United States Census of Moultrie Co., IL Shaunee Power
1880 United States Census of Moultrie Co, IL Shaunee Power, Daryl E. Brock
For Dora, Lovington & East Nelson townships: Sharon Wick
The Waggoner Family: A History of the Emigrant Hans Waggoner and His Descendants by John Garland Waggoner and Clem Morton Boling, 1922; Additions by Jerusha Waggoner Tull, George A. Daugherty and Mary Daugherty, 1929 Shaunee Power
I have two family history books that contain information on Moultrie
County people. They are: "The Descendants of William Cazier &
Pleasant Drake, 1794-1988" and "The Roney Family History &
I also have an extensive database of over 20,000 names associated with
these two books and related Moultrie County families. I would be happy
to do lookups in these books and my database. Dick Cazier
I will look up the names of landowners in the 1913 Moultrie plat map. Marsha Strader
1917 Prairie Farmer Moultrie County Directory Sue Durbin
Pre-1920 Moultrie County Obituaries, Vols 1 & 2 Sue Durbin
"Century 1, Notes on Sullivan, Illinois 1845 - 1872" - A history of
Sullivan Patricia Porter
Hagerman Cemetery Dorothy Hinkey
Cemeteries Vol. 1 - 5 Shaunee Power
Marriages 1843 - 1900 Sue Durbin
Marriages 1843 - 1882 Sharon Wick
1913 Moultrie Platbook land owners.
The plat maps are not indexed so those with queries will need to provide the name of the land owner
(no renters are shown) and the township where property was owned in 1913.
I will volunteer to take MOULTRIE COUNTY Cemetery headstone photos.
Alicia Woolridge Morgason
- MUST be in MOULTRIE County cemetery.
- Only ONE cemetery request per email (multiple stones for one cemetery
- MUST specify the cemetery and specific individual(s).
- Location of headstone within the cemetery, if known.
- Send email subject line as "Moultrie County headstone lookup"
- MUST have email that can and will accept photo attachments