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Genealogy Guide

History at Home: A Guide to Genealogy

County Links

Williamson County GenWeb,

Williamson County, IL GenWeb has its own mailing list, where subscribers can post questions and answers about family history in Williamson County.  To subscribe, simply send an e-mail message to and type the word SUBSCRIBE in the body of the message.

Williamson County Sheriff’s Department

Williamson County Court House

Family Search, Wiki, Williamson County, extensive county information

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Funeral Homes – Obituaries online

Blues Funeral Home, Marion and Goreville, Illinois

Cosby-Sloan Funeral Home, Creal Springs, Illinois

Johnson-Hughes and Mitchell-Hughes Funeral Home, Marion and Herrin, Illinois

Meredith-Waddell Funeral Home, Herrin, Illinois

Murman and Wilson, Johnston City, Illinois

Pyle Funeral Home, Johnston City, Illinois

Riggin-Pillatsch & Burke Funeral Home, Carterville, Illinois

Van Natta Funeral Home, Herrin, Illinois

Walker Funeral Home, Hurst, Illinois

Wilson-McReynolds Funeral Home, Marion, Illinois

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Newspapers, Obituaries Online

Marion Daily Republican

Southern Illinoisan

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Crab Orchard Public Library

Herrin City Library

Johnston City Library

Marion Carnegie Library

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Town Links in Williamson County

Carterville Chamber of Commerce

Carterville, Illinois, City of Carterville Website

Herrin, Illinois, City of Herrin, sponsored by the Herrin Chamber of Commerce

Marion Chamber of Commerce

Marion Illinois History Preservation, an extensive collection of photographs, biographies, and historical data collected on Marion, the county seat of Williamson County.

Marion, Illinois, City of Marion website

Marion, Illinois, City Cemetery Website Database Search

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National & Illinois State Sites

Institutional Cemeteries, a website devoted to institutional cemeteries in Illinois, Wisconsin and Iowa

The National Genealogical Society

The IL GenWeb List, all genealogical and historical societies in Illinois

Illinois State Historical Society

Illinois State Genealogical Society

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Educator and Researcher Links

Illinois Regional Archive Depository, Extensive collection of archived Illinois death records, marriage records, Civil War and Black Hawk War and land records.

Illinois Historic Preservation Agency

Illinois State Museum Exhibits, Exhibits about family life in Illinois from 1700 to present

Illinois State Museum Exhibit, Midwestern United States 16,000 years ago

Illinois State Capitol

Illinois State Museum Online Exhibits

Illinois State Audio/Video Barn

Museum Scavenger Hunt

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County & Regional Societies and Museums – Online

The Genealogy  Society of  Southern Illinois

The Tri-State Genealogical Society, Southwest Indiana, Southeast Illinois, and Western Kentucky

Jackson County Historical Society

John A. Logan Museum, Murphysboro, Illinois

Johnson County Genealogical and Historical Society

Massac County Genealogical Society

Pope County Museum

Randolph County Genealogical Society

Stonefort Depot Museums

Union County Historical and Genealogical Society and Museum

White County Historical Society

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Southern Illinois Historical & Genealogical Societies – Addresses

Franklin County Genealogical Society P.O. Box 524 West Frankfort, IL 62896

Frankfort Area Genealogical Society P.O. Box 427 West Frankfort, IL 62896-0427

Jackson County Historical Society P.O. Box 7 Murphysboro, IL 62956

Jefferson County Genealogical Society 101 S. Seventh St. Mt. Vernon, IL 62864-4187

Mt. Vernon Genealogical Society 101 South Seventh Mt. Vernon, IL 62864

Saline County Genealogical Society P.O. Box 4 Harrisburg, IL 62946

Union County Genealogical & Historical Society 101 East Spring Street Anna, IL 62906

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