FRANKLIN COUNTY ILLINOIS GENEALOGY AND HISTORY

  

FRANKLIN COUNTY ILLINOIS
HISTORY & GENEALOGY

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Franklin County Townships

Goode
T5S R1E
Barron
T5S R2E
Ewing
T5S R3E
Northern
T5S R4E
Tyrone
T6S R1E
Browning
T6S R2E
Benton
T6S R3E
Eastern
T6S R4E
Six Mile
T7S R1E
Denning
T7S R2E
Frankfort
T7S R3E
Cave
T7S R4E

FRANKLIN COUNTY RECORDS

Towns & Villages in Franklin County Illinois

Akin
Benton
Buckner
Christopher
Cleburne
Coello / North City
Ewing
Freeman Spur
Logan aka Hanaford
aka Smothersville
Macedonia
[part]
Mulkeytown
Orient
Parrish
Plumfield
Rend City
Royalton
Sesser
Steel City
Thompsonville
Valier
West City
West Frankfort
Whittington
Zeigler
 

FRANKLIN COUNTY RECORDS

Births
Biographies
Land
Military
Marriages
Deaths
Obits
Births & Deaths
From FCI Local Sources
Cemeteries
Funeral Homes
Social Security
Death Index
Wills Probates
Estates
Census
Franklin Co Records
held by IRAD
NARA
National Archives &
Records Administration
IL State Archives
Databases
Surnames Index
Is Your E-Mail
Adr Correct?
Old Newspapers in
Franklin Co IL
Books
Franklin Co IL
Schools
Coal Mines
West Franklin
Genealogy Society
Frankfort Area
Museum &
Genealogy Society
Silkwood Inn
Shawnee Trail
Chapter NSDAR

Links to books

Williamson Co
Illinois
Immigrant Ancestors
Immigration
Visitations
Heraldry Peerage
England Ireland
Scotland Canada
Pictures & Stories
Franklin Co Records
from the LDS Church in
Salt Lake City, UT.
Family Search
New Version
Family Search
Old Version
History of Illinois, to accompany
an historical map,
by Rufus Blanchard
Illinois History
IL Town Locator
Population of West Frankfort
IL in 2010 was 8,182 [WIKI]
Population of Benton
IL in 2010 was 7,087 [WIKI]
Populated Towns &
Villages In Franklin Co IL
Tornado
March 18, 1925
139 Killed, 300 Injured
Links To Other
Genealogy Web Pages
Links to sources
Local Governmental
Records Holdings
WPA Records
Illinois
Newspapers
The Regulators & Flatheads
of So. Illinois, pages 108-121
countgerfeiting, horse
stealing, murder, slavery etc.

Civil War Database,
National Park Service
"The Making of America"
The Nineteenth
Century in Print
Government Land
Office "GLO" Patent
Records
Links to obits
found in old newspapers
Historic Shawnee trails :
Franklin County : Shawneetown
to Kaskaskia & St. Louis
trails &other points of
interest by Lude, Max H.
1895 Illinois
State Map
Illinois Census Government Land Office
"GLO" Patent Records
Ewing Township
Ewing College        

FRANKLIN COUNTY VIDEO'S

Old Franklin County Court House Franklin County Jail Museum The British Invasion and Benton, Illinois Remembering Orient No. 2 Mine disaster Rend Lake Spillway in Benton, Illinois Source of water for several southern Illinois towns.
Family remembers the life of Congressman Ken Gray Old King Coal Festival remembers region's past West Frankfort coal miners' sacrifice immortalized in granite THE GREAT ROYALTON ILLINOIS MINE DISASTER OF OCT. 27, 1914 Akin Illinois
HGTV Hometown Takeover- Christopher Illinois        

FUNERAL HOMES

Union
Funeral Home
West Frankfort, IL
Parker Reedy
Funeral Home
West Frankfort, IL
Pate Funeral Home
formerly known as
Hobbs Johnson Funeral Home
Benton, IL
Leffler - Poulson
Funeral Home
Benton, IL
Murman & Wilson
Funeral Home
Johnston City, IL
Gilbert
Funeral Home
Sesser, IL
Van Natta
Funeral Home
Mulkeytown, IL
Wilson-McReynolds
Funeral Home
Marion, IL
Vantrease
Funeral Home
Zeigler, IL
Franklin Co IL
Funeral Home Records
Varis - Stone
Funeral Home
West Frankfort, IL
 

Area Newspapers Online

The Southern Illinoisan
Carbondale,
Jackson Co., IL
Benton Evening News
Benton,
Franklin Co IL
The Frankfort American
West Frankfort,
Franklin Co IL
Du Quoin Evening Call
Du Quoin,
Perry Co IL
Marion Daily Republican
Marion,
Williamson Co.,IL
Daily Register
Harrisburg,
Saline Co., IL
Mc Leansboro, Hamilton Co, IL
Register-News
Mt. Vernon,
Jefferson Co, IL
 
 

Area Television Stations Online

WSIL TV 3
Carterville, ILL

WPSD TV 6
Paducah, Ky

KFVS TV 12
Cape Girardeau, Mo

WSIU TV 8/16
Public Broadcasting
Southern Illinois Univ.

Public Broadcasting
System

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to see books in the public domain.

 

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