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Monroe County Illinois

Monroe County was established January 6, 1816 before Illinois became a state. It was once a part of Randolph and St. Clair Counties. The Monroe County seat was originally Harrisonville from 1816 to 1825, and is now Waterloo 1825-present and was named for James Monroe, 5th president of the United States.

The Illinois counties surrounding Monroe County are St. Clair and Randolph.


Welcome to the Monroe County, Illinois site

Monroe County Coordinator ~ Allan J. Rossel

Monroe County Data

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Census Records

Monroe County Birth,  Death,  Marriage Records

Monroe County Cemeteries

Monroe Co Cemetery List Cemetery Listings and Tombstone Pictures
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Monroe County Court Records

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Military records at the Illinois State Archives

Civil War Regimental and Unit Histories Revolutionary War Soldiers Buried in Monroe County
Civil War Soldiers Buried in Monroe Co Civil War Soldiers (Photos)  WWI Soldiers of Monroe County
WWII Soldiers World War II Army Casualties American Legion Post 581 Veteran Grave Registration Records 1927-1945 by Albert C. Metter
Korean War Soldiers Korean War list of Soldiers from Monroe County Vietnam Conflict Casualties - Searchable Archive

James Lemon Letters

 

James Lemon Monument / DAR Dedication

Robert Lemon (Article about very early pioneer times in Illinois) Submitted by Janet Flynn

Monroe County Servicemen Buried Overseas

Revolutionary War Records

Camp Shelby Induction 1918
(Monroe County Boys who entrained for Camp Shelby, Mississippi,)

Camp Taylor Induction 1918 (Monroe County Boys Who Entrained For Camp Zachary Taylor, Kentucky)

Federal Pension Roll of 1883

Spanish American War Veterans buried in Illinois

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Churches - Schools - Clubs - Groups - People (Pictures)

News Articles, Towns, Pictures, Directories and Maps

History of Monroe County

Native American

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Monroe County Resources

NOTICE!!

MONROE COUNTY VETERANS BOOKS ARE HERE

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The Monroe County Genealogy Society is happy to announce the arrival of the new book, 

Veterans of Monroe County, Illinois.

 

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Monroe and Surrounding County Helpful Links
Libraries Monroe Co. Genealogy Society Visit here for more Monroe Co Resources Monroe Co. Communities  
Illinois State Records Monroe Co. Historical Society Monroe Co Independent
USGenWeb Archives - Illinois The Genealogy Society of Southern Illinois Join the IL-OBITS mail list Browse the IL-OBITS archives
National Archives and Records Administration Monroe County Illinois Trails Famous Illinoisians with Civil War Ties
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Search for Illinois Land Patents - Monroe County
Ellis Island Online Old School Annual Yearbook Project
German History - Virtual Library Monroe County Directory

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Babel Fish Translation Locate Communities and Places Old Newspapers, mostly NY area. However, the newspapers included many little tidbits about Illinois .
The Political Graveyard Monroe Co., Illinois Preserving Photos and Documents
GenealogyBuff  Free Research  Genealogy Related Newsgroups Care of grave stones
Passenger Lists on the Internet Map  of Bavaria  What symbols on grave stones mean
Social Security Death Index Melungeon History Free Genealogy Forms
GNIS Geographical Locator Handy Relationship Chart Maps of Germany.
Catholic Parish Addresses in Germany

GAR 

(Grand Army of the Republic)

New Ship Lists at Castlegarden
Missouri Death Certificates 1910-1955 St. Louis, MO. Probate Court Database St. Louis, MO.Coronerís Inquest Database
Randolph County Genealogy Society Perry County Genealogy Society A Brief History of the Civilian Conservation Corps 1933-1942

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  December 23, 2013