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RESOURCE  LINKS
GOOGLE  BOOKS

Sketches of History of Stephenson County
The Lincoln Douglas Debates (part of a series)
Illustrated Freeport
Portrait and Biographical Album of Stephenson County
In the Footprints of the Pioneers of Stephenson County, Illinois
The History of Stephenson County, Illinois 1880
Prairie Farmer's Reliable Directory of Farmers and Breeders, Stephenson County
The Settlement of Illinois from 1830 to 1850, Vol 1, Issue 4
Portrait and Biographical Album of JoDaviess and Carroll Counties, Illinois


BEGINNERS - CHARTS - FORMS


History at Home - A Guide to Genealogy
Familytree Magazine Best Genealogy Websites for Beginners
Familytree Magazine Basic Forms
Archives.gov Charts and Forms
Ancestry.com Charts
RootsWeb Free Forms


STEPHENSON COUNTY,  ILLINOIS

Freeport Public Library
Lena Community District Library
Pearl City Public Library
Stockton Public Library

Contact info for Stephenson's eleven municipalities
Stephenson County Clerk
Stephenson County Circuit Clerk

Stephenson County Historical Society and Museum
Lena Area Historical Museum
Genealogy Trails, Stephenson County


ILLINOIS STATE GOVERNMENT

Illinois State Archives
Illinois Historic Preservation Agency
Name Index to Illinois Local Governments

Illinois Statewide Marriage Index
Illinois Statewide Death Indes, 1916-1950
Local Government Records

Federal Land Patents database
Federal Township Plats of Illinois
Illinois Public Domain Land Tract Sales Database
Land Ownership Records - U of IL


GENEALOGY/HISTORY ORGANIZATIONS

Illinois State Genealogical Society
Wisconsin Historical Society and Archives

National Genealogical Society
List of US Lineage Societies
Association of Professional Genealogists
Mayflower Society
Daughters of the American Revolution
Sons of the American Revolution


IMMIGRATION AND NATURALIZATION

Castle Garden
Cook County Clerk of the Circuit Court Naturalization Records
Immigrant Transcribers Guild (Ellis Island)
New York City and Historic Ellis Island
Ships List (Immigration other than Ellis Island)


NEWSPAPERS

Newspapers.com
Newspaper Abstracts


CEMETERIES / GRAVESITES

Find A Grave
Interment.net


ETHNIC - CULTURAL - COUNTRY SPECIFIC

Access to Archives UK
AfriGeneas, African-American Genealogy
Avotaynu, Jewish Genealogy
Free BMD English & Welsh Research
Jewish Genealogy
National Archives of Ireland


OTHER ONLINE RESOURCES

Access Genealogy
Ancestry.com
Brigham Young University
Cyndi's List
DistantCousin.com
Family Search
Genealogy Time
RootsWeb
Shared Tree
US Gen Web
World Gen Web
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