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We need volunteers to help folks find their kin. Please e-mail me if you can help.

Resource                                                             Volunteer

Richland County 1850 Census Shirley Mofield
Richland County Census 1870 and 1880 Sue Fritz
Richland County Census 1850,1860,1870,1880,1900,1910,1920 Michele Reynolds
"Early Marriages of Richland County, Illinois
1840-1899" by Lola B. Taylor
Lee Neilsen  or
Michele Reynolds
"Cemetery Inscriptions Richland County, Illinois."
by Barbara J. Craddock
Shirley Mofield  or
Michele Reynolds or
Lee Neilsen

Glenna and Tom Mullen have a personal genealogical
library containing many books on local history in
Illinois and other states. Click on the link to
find out more about their free research requirements
and a listing of available materials.

Glenna T. Mullen

Information Here!
"Gleanings from Old Newspapers Clay and Richland
Counties, Illinois"  by Lola B. Taylor.
Michele Reynolds
"The Effect of the Civil War on Richland County, Illinois" Michele Reynolds
1941 Olney City Directory
1960 Olney City Directory
1925 Richland Co. Plat Map
Pam Waddell
All the census books for Richland Co.
Cemetery book
Will do look-ups at the court house
Surnames are: Blain, Allen, Crosby, Fletcher, Kinkade, Bunch, Hornback, Gaddy, Jenner, Bursott, Curtis, Huffman, Gudgel, Bohnstadt, Cotterell, Kuster, Gantenbein, Whitaker, Upton, Holden, Metcalf, Whitaker, Thompson, Scammahorn, and Zirkle.
Cheryl Ginder

Following is a list of local libraries, FHCs, and other sources of local history and genealogy.

Public Libraries:

Irene Black Genealogical Library
100 W. State Street
Bridgeport, IL 62417
Phone: (618) 945-7113
Lawrenceville Public Library
814 12th Street
Lawrenceville, IL 62439
Phone: (618) 943-3016
Anderson Library at OCC
Olney Central College
305 N West St
Olney, IL 62450
Phone: (618) 395-4351
Olney Public Library
400 W Main St
Olney, IL 62450
Phone: (618) 392-3711
Knox County Library
502 N 7th St
Vincennes, IN 47591
Phone: (812) 886-4380
Lewis Library
Vincennes University
1002 N 1st St
Vincennes, IN 47591
Phone: (812) 888-8888


Richland County Genealogical and Historical Society
P.O. Box 202
Olney, IL 62450
Phone: 618-869-2425
Hours: Mon-Thurs 8:00 - 7:30, Fri 8:00 - 4:00
Publication: Footprints Past and Present

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