Family Maps of Hamilton County, Illinois

Family Maps of Hamilton County,  Illinois
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Family Maps of Hamilton County, Illinois

by Gregory A. Boyd, J.D.         218 pages with 50 total maps

Locating original landowners in maps has never been an easy task-until now. This volume in the Family Maps series contains newly created maps of original landowners (patent maps) in what is now Hamilton County, Illinois, gleaned from the indexes of the Illinois State Archives. But it offers much more than that. For each township in the county, there are two additional maps accompanying the patent map: a road map and a map showing waterways, railroads, and both modern and many historical city-centers and cemeteries.

Included are indexes to help you locate what you are looking for, whether you know a person's name, a last name, a place-name, or a cemetery. The combination of maps and indexes are designed to aid researchers of American history or genealogy to explore frontier neighborhoods, examine family migrations, locate hard-to-find cemeteries and towns, as well as locate land based on legal descriptions found in old documents or deeds.

The patent-maps are essentially plat maps but instead of depicting owners for a particular year, these maps show original landowners, no matter when the transfer from the federal government was completed. Dates of patents typically begin near the time of statehood and run into the early 1900s.


List of Details Found Below . . .
  What's Mapped in his book?
  What YEARS are these maps for?
  What Cities and Towns are in Hamilton County, Illinois (and in this book)?
  Indexes in this book
  Reviews by the Experts . . .
  Surnames found in this book
  Book Specifications



What's Mapped in this book (that you'll not likely find elsewhere) . . .
    3819 Parcels of Land
  (with original landowner names and patent-dates labeled in the relevant map)

    47 Cemeteries

    plus . . .
    Roads, and existing Rivers, Creeks, Streams, Railroads, and Small-towns (including some historical), etc.

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What YEARS are these maps for?
Here are the counts for parcels of land mapped, by the decade in which the patent applications were made:
DecadeParcel-count
1810s135
1820s21
1830s570
1840s667
1850s2715
1860s11
1870s3
1890s1


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What Cities and Towns are in Hamilton County, Illinois (and in this book)?
Aden, Belle Prairie City, Blairsville, Braden, Broughton, Bungay, Cornerville, Dahlgren, Dale, Delafield, Diamond City, Flint, Garrison, Hoodville, Jamestown (historical), Jefferson City (historical), Logansport (historical), Lovilla, McLeansboro, New London (historical), Nipper Corner, Olga, Piopolis, Rectorville (historical), Rural Hill, Thackeray, Thurber, Tuckers Corners, University, Walpole, West Rural Hill

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Indexes in this book

-Surnames in the County
  * number of times each Surname occurs

-Surname/Township Index
  * every Surname and the frequency in which each appears in relevant Township-level Maps

-Full-Name Index (of Original Landowners) for each Township

-Populated Places

-Cemeteries

-Multi-Patentees (Groups of people who acquired land together)

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Reviews by the Experts
What they are saying about the Family Maps series:
  • instant gratification! - Elizabeth Shown Mills, Author, Evidence Explained: Citing History Sources from Artifacts to Cyberspace
  • incredible on-going series . . . - Christine Rose, Author, Courthouse Research for Family Historians
  • must have publications . . . - Dick Eastman, Eastman's Online Genealogy Newsletter
  • a great service . . . - Sharon Tate Moody, former President, Association of Professional Genealogists



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SURNAMES found in this Book:
AARON, ACORD, ADAIR, ADAMS, ADARE, ADCOCK, ADDCOCK, AKERS, ALBIN, ALDEN, ALEXANDER, ALLAN, ALLEN, ALLENDUKER, ANDERSON, ANGELMENT, ANSELMANT, ANSELMENT, ARON, ARTEBERRY, ARTESBERRY, ASHBY, ASKEY, ATCHINSON, ATCHISON, ATCHISSON, ATERBERRY, ATTEBERRY, ATTERBURY, AVANT, AVERETT, AYD, BACHTOLD, BACK, BACKLE, BADGER, BAGLY, BAILEY, BAILY, BAKER, BALLARD, BANES, BARKER, BARNES, BARNET, BARNETT, BARRETT, BARRON, BARROW, BARTLETT, BAUMGARDNER, BAYLES, BEARD, BEARDEN, BEATY, BECKERSTAFF, BECKWITH, BEECHER, BELL, BELT, BENBROOK, BENNETT, BENTLEY, BENTLY, BENTON, BESTEM, BETTS, BICKERSTAFF, BICKERSTUFF, BIGERSTAFF, BIGGERSTAFF, BILDERBACK, BISHOP, BLACK, BLADES, BLAKE, BOLARJACK, BOND, BOSLEY, BOSTER, BOURLAND, BOWEN, BOWERS, BOYD, BOYER, BOYLES, BRADEN, BRADFOR, BRADFORD, BRADLEY, BRADSHAN, BRANDON, BRATLETT, BREMER, BRENCK, BRIAN, BRIANT, BRILL, BRINK, BRISTOL, BRISTON, BROCKWAY, BROOKENS, BROOKINS, BROOKS, BROWN, BROYLES, BRUMLEY, BRUMLY, BRUMMER, BRYANT, BUCHE, BUCK, BULLIN, BUMGARDENER, BUNNETT, BURGESS, BURLISON, BURNETT, BURTON, BYHOVER, CAIN, CALDWELL, CALVIN, CAMP, CAMPBELL, CANNADY, CANNEDEY, CANNON, CANTRELL, CAPE, CARGIL, CARGILL, CARLISLE, CARLTON, CARNER, CARPENTER, CARR, CARROLL, CARTER, CASKEY, CATE, CATES, CATTSEL, CAVANAUGH, CHARLES, CHEEK, CHENNAULT, CHOISSER, CHOSSER, CLARK, CLEAVELAND, CLEAVELIN, CLICK, CLIFFE, CLOSE, CLOUD, CLUCK, COALS, COATS, COBB, COFFEE, COFFER, COFFEY, COFFMAN, COKER, COLLINS, COLLUP, COLVERT, COMPTON, CONNELLEY, CONNELLY, CONNETT, COOK, COONS, COOPER, CORDER, CORGILL, CORKY, CORN, COTES, COTTINGHAM, CRABTREE, CRAIG, CRAWFORD, CREEKMAN, CRISAL, CRISEL, CRISELL, CROOK, CROSS, CROUCH, CROUSE, CRUME, CULLY, CUMMUNGS, CUMPTON, CUSIC, DAEN, DAILEY, DAILY, DALE, DAMON, DANIEL, DARNALL, DARNEL, DARNELL, DAVIS, DAWES, DAWSEN, DAWSON, DAY, DEAN, DEBOARD, DEEN, DEER, DEETS, DELAP, DENNY, DENTON, DEUVALL, DEWITT, DIAL, DIGBY, DILL, DILLARDRICK, DITSON, DIXON, DOBBS, DOCHOR, DOCKER, DODDS, DONIPHAN, DOUGHTY, DOUGLAS, DOUGLASS, DRAKE, DREW, DUCKWORTH, DUKES, DUN, DURAM, DURHAM, ECHOLDS, ECHOLS, EDDY, EDWARDS, ELLIS, EMMERSON, EPPERSON, ERWIN, ESSARY, ESTERS, ESTES, ESWEICE, EUBANKS, EUILINSTINE, EWING, EZELL, FAIRWEATHER, FAIRWEATHERS, FAN, FANN, FANNING, FARMER, FARRIS, FARRISS, FAULKNER, FELLOWES, FENTCH, FIELDS, FILDS, FISHER, FITZGERRALD, FLANIKIN, FLANINKIN, FLANNIKEN, FLANNIKIN, FLAT, FLATT, FLINT, FLOYD, FORD, FORESTER, FOSTER, FOUTCH, FRAZIER, FREIZE, FRY, FUEL, FULLER, FUNKHOUSER, GAGE, GAINES, GALBRAITH, GALBREATH, GALLAHARE, GALLIHER, GARISON, GARNET, GARRISON, GARVIN, GATES, GATHIN, GATLIN, GATTIN, GEORGE, GERSBACSSER, GETTINGS, GHOLSEN, GHOLSON, GHOLSTEN, GHORMLEY, GIBBS, GIBSON, GILL, GILLAHAN, GLAZE, GOFF, GOINS, GOODNER, GOODRIDGE, GORDON, GORE, GOSSETT, GOTT, GOUDY, GOWDY, GRACE, GRANT, GRAVENER, GRAVES, GRAY, GREATHOUSE, GREEN, GREENLER, GREGG, GRIFFIN, GRIFFITH, GRIMES, GRINESTAFF, GRISWOLD, GROCE, GROSS, GROVES, GUIRE, GULLIO, GUNTER, HADLEY, HAGUE, HALEY, HALL, HALLER, HALLEY, HAMILTON, HAMONTREE, HAMPTON, HANAGAN, HANCOCK, HANCOK, HANDEESTER, HANELSON, HANNAGAN, HANNIKIN, HANSDMAN, HARDESTER, HARDESTY, HARDGE, HARDISBY, HARDISTY, HARDY, HARISTY, HARMISON, HARPER, HARRAILSON, HARRELSON, HARRIS, HARRISON, HARROWOOD, HARTESTER, HARVESTER, HARWOOD, HATCHET, HATCHETT, HAWKES, HAWLEY, HAWTHORN, HAYNES, HAYS, HAYTER, HEARD, HEARIN, HEIL, HENSLEY, HENSON, HERD, HERRINGTON, HIATT, HICKS, HIDE, HIGGINS, HILL, HILLMAN, HILLYER, HILMAN, HINDMAN, HINES, HINSON, HITE, HOBBS, HODGES, HOELZTS, HOGAN, HOGG, HOLADAY, HOLDERLY, HOLLADAY, HOLLAND, HOLLEMAN, HOLLEY, HOLLOWAY, HOOD, HOOVER, HOPSON, HOWARD, HUBBELL, HUFF, HUFFSTATLAR, HUFFSTATLER, HUGHES, HUGHS, HUHLEIN, HUNGATE, HUNSINGER, HUNT, HUNTER, HUTCHINSON, HUTSON, HYDE, HYSSIS, HYTEN, HYTER, INGRAM, INMAN, IRBY, IRLY, IRVIN, IRVINE, IRWIN, JACK, JAMES, JANEY, JANSON, JESTEES, JOHNS, JOHNSEN, JOHNSON, JOHNSTON, JONES, JUDD, KANADA, KANE, KANFURANN, KARCHER, KAUFMAN, KAUGHMAN, KEARBY, KEASLER, KEENEY, KELLEY, KELLY, KENDALL, KENEDY, KENIDAY, KENNEDDY, KESLER, KING, KINGTON, KINNEAR, KIRCHER, KIRK, KIRKPATRICK, KIRKSEA, KISKEY, KITEHEY, KNIGHT, KNOWLES, KNYKENDALL, KOGER, KRISSELL, KUYKENDALL, LACK, LAM, LAMBERT, LAMBUD, LAMKIN, LANE, LANES, LANGLEY, LANHAM, LANSDEN, LASATER, LASLEY, LASSATER, LASSWELL, LASWELL, LAWLER, LAWS, LEAKY, LEARNED, LEE, LEECH, LEONARD, LESLEY, LEWALLEN, LEWIS, LINGLEY, LITTLE, LLOYD, LOCKHART, LOCKWOOD, LOGSDEN, LONE, LONG, LORIE, LOURY, LOWERY, LOWREY, LOWRY, LOYD, LUSTER, LYNCH, MABERRY, MALON, MALOND, MALONE, MAN, MANGIS, MANIER, MANN, MANNERS, MANNING, MANSELL, MARGRAVE, MARICLE, MARKEL, MARQUIS, MARSH, MARSHALL, MARTELL, MARTIN, MATHENY, MATLOCK, MAUG, MAULDEN, MAULDING, MAY, MAYBERRY, MAYHALL, MAYNARD, MCBRIDE, MCBROOM, MCBROWN, MCCAWLLEY, MCCAY, MCCLEUR, MCCLUER, MCCLURE, MCCLUSKY, MCCOBGAN, MCCOLGAN, MCCOMB, MCCOMBS, MCCONNER, MCCOY, MCCREERY, MCDANIEL, MCDONALD, MCDOWELL, MCFARLAND, MCGEHEE, MCGENNIS, MCGILL, MCGINNIS, MCGUIER, MCGUIRE, MCILVANE, MCINTOSH, MCKENZIE, MCKINGY, MCKINLEY, MCKINSIE, MCKINZIE, MCKNIGHT, MCLEAN, MCLIN, MCMAHAN, MCMAHON, MCMURTRY, MCNABB, MCNAMER, MCNEMAR, MCTHOMAS, MECKE, MELLON, MELTON, METCALF, METHERY, MEYER, MEZO, MILLER, MILLS, MILLSBAUGH, MILLSPAUGH, MINTON, MITCHEL, MITCHELL, MIZE, MOBLEY, MONDAY, MOORE, MOORES, MOORMAN, MOOTHY, MORGAN, MORRIS, MOSS, MOTT, MOULDING, MOUTRAY, MUNDAY, MUNSELL, MURPHY, MUSGRAVE, MUSGROVE, MUSKGRAVE, MYERS, MYRES, NANCE, NASH, NATION, NATIONS, NEILSON, NELSON, NEWMAN, NICHOLAS, NORMAN, ODEL, ODELL, ODLE, OGDEN, OGDON, OGLESBAY, OGLESBY, OHUMACHT, OLIVER, ONEAL, ORGAN, ORMSBY, ORR, PAGE, PARKER, PARMER, PATE, PATRIDGE, PATTELLO, PATTON, PECK, PEER, PEIRCE, PEMBERTON, PENNINGTON, PERRY, PERRYMAN, PETER, PETERS, PETMAN, PGLESHY, PHELPS, PHILIPS, PHILLIPS, PHIPPS, PIERCE, PINER, PINKSTON, PITMAN, PITTMAN, PLUNCKETT, POOL, PORCTOR, PORTER, POWELL, PRATT, PRESLEY, PRICE, PRIMM, PRINCE, PROCOT, PROCTER, PROCTOR, PROMMEL, PRYOR, PUCKETT, PULLIAM, PULLIAN, PYNOR, QUARLES, RAFFERTY, RAMBEAU, RAMBO, RANKIN, RAPARD, RATHBONE, RAWLS, RAY, REBANACKER, REBINAKER, RECTOR, REED, REES, REID, REINER, REYNOLDS, RHORER, RICE, RICH, RICHARDS, RICHARDSON, RICHE, RICHESON, RIDDLE, RIDGWAY, RILEY, RITCHEY, RITCHY, RIVES, ROBB, ROBERTS, ROBINSON, ROGER, ROGERS, ROHRER, ROMINE, ROO, RORER, ROSBOROUGH, ROSE, ROSS, RUBANACKER, RUBENAKER, RUDE, RUEBENACKER, RUMSEY, RUPARD, RUSH, RUSSARD, RUSSELL, RUTTER, SACKBERGER, SALLEE, SALLENGER, SANDERS, SARRELLS, SAUER, SCARLET, SCHLODER, SCHOOLCRAFT, SCHUSTER, SCORVOIER, SCOTT, SCRUGGS, SCUDAMORE, SEAL, SEPHENS, SEXTON, SHAFFER, SHANNON, SHARP, SHASTEEN, SHEESTER, SHELBY, SHELTON, SHERLEY, SHIPLEY, SHIRBEY, SHIRLEY, SHOEMAKER, SHUMAKER, SHUSTER, SIGLER, SIMMONS, SIMS, SINK, SINKS, SLOAN, SLOO, SMALLWOOD, SMITH, SMITHPELTER, SMITHPETER, SNEAD, SNEED, SNIDER, SNOVER, SNOW, SPAIN, SPENCER, SPILLER, SPRINGER, SPURIEN, STADDEN, STALL, STANDERFER, STANFIELD, STANTON, STARNATER, STEELE, STEELLE, STEERMAN, STELLE, STEPENSON, STEPHENS, STEPHENSON, STEVENS, STEWART, STILLE, STOCKER, STOKES, STONE, STOREY, STORY, STOVALL, STRAWMAT, STROTHER, STULL, STURMAN, SULIVAN, SULLINGER, SULLIVAN, SUMMERS, SUTTON, SWAIN, SWEARINGEN, SWEARINGER, SWEET, SWEETEN, TALLEE, TALLER, TALLEY, TANNER, TATE, TAYLOR, TEDFORD, TEMPLES, TESHLEY, THIERRY, THOMAS, THOMASON, THOMPSON, THORP, THRASHER, TICKNER, TINER, TIPSCORD, TODD, TOLLEY, TOWNSEND, TRAMEL, TRAMMEL, TRAMMELL, TRAMMELS, TROTTER, TROUSDALE, TROUT, TUBMAN, TUNSEND, TURNER, TURRENLIN, TWIGG, TWIGGS, TYLER, ULMER, UPTON, VALENTINE, VALETINE, VARNELL, VAUGH, VAUGHAN, VAUGHN, VENABLES, VICK, VICKERS, VIOLETT, VISE, WALLER, WALLIS, WARD, WARFIELD, WATSON, WAUGH, WAYBERRY, WEBB, WEEKS, WELDIN, WELLS, WESNER, WESTON, WHEELER, WHITAKER, WHITE, WHITEAKER, WHITESIDE, WHITTINGTON, WHORLOW, WIGGINS, WILBANKS, WILKEY, WILKINS, WILLIAMS, WILLIAMSEN, WILLIAMSON, WILLIS, WILSON, WILTON, WINCHESTER, WINKLER, WINN, WITT, WOLF, WOOD, WOODRIDGE, WOODROW, WOODRUFF, WOOLRIDGE, WOOLSEY, WOOSLEY, WORTH, WORTON, WRAY, WRIGHT, YARWOOD, YORK, YOUNG, ZACHMAMN, ZACHMAN, ZACHMANN, ZACHRMAN, ZACKMAN


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Book Specifications
Binding OptionCopyright YearDimensionsISBNISBN13
Paperback20108-5/16" x 10-3/4"14203144089781420314403
Spiral-bound20078-1/2" x 11" (plus coil)14203078949781420307894
Hardbound20078-1/2" x 11"14203079089781420307900


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