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St. Clair County Genealogical
Society (SCCGS)

Helping genealogists discover their Illinois roots since 1977

The first county in Illinois, created in 1790 while still part of the Northwest Territory

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A special 25-year Topical Index and Quarterly Table of Contents is printed in Volume 35:4, 2012.

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VITAL STATS (BIRTH, MARRIAGE, DEATH)
  • Death Register extracts 1878 - forward begin with Vol. 30 No. 1, 2007
  • Marriage Index 1906 - forward begins with Vol. 30 No. 2, 2007
  • Browse the Table of Contents for volume 36-40.
  • Baptisms, marriages, and burials in church registers are great substitutes for
    county vital stats. The Quarterly includes many translated from German.
    See Publications for compiled versions by church.

    TERRITORIAL PERIOD, EARLY YEARS
  • "Lands Taxed, Assessor's Book, 1826," complete transcription, Vol. 23, Nos. 1-4, 2000
  • "St. Clair County as part of the NW Territory" and "German genealogy terms"; Vol. 1 No. 1 1978
  • "Index to Circuit Court Cases 1790-1818 for St. Clair Co.,IL"; 36pp. Vol.16 No. 2 1993
  • "Delinquent Tax List for 1840"
  • "Looking Glass Prairie Election Precinct Petitions 1834" 1 pp. Vol. 27 No. 1, 2004
  • "Delinquent Tax Lists, 1841, 1844, St. Clair County, IL"; 5pp. Vol.15 No. 2 1992
  • "1858 Belleville Tax List and 1825 Plat" 23 pp. Vol. 32 No. 2, 2009
  • "1858 West Belleville Tax List" 13 pp. Vol. 32 No. 3, 2009
  • "Establishment of Illinois City and 1825 Landownership Plat" 6 pp. Vol. 32 No. 2, 2009
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  • BIOGRAPHICAL INDEXES
  • "Index to Biographical Sketches of St. Clair County" (compiled from 5 historical sources published in 1874, 1881, 1892, 1907, 1928) now appears on this Web site and originally published in volume 4:2, 1981 (out-of-print).
  • St. Clair County History, Vol. I Business & Church History Index Vol.13 No. 4 1990
  • Biographical Index to the Belleviller Post Und Zeitung, 1914 [Centennial Edition] Vol.13 No. 1 1990
  • Biographical Index to Family Histories in St. Clair County History, Vols. I and II 1988, 1992. Vol.15 No. 1 1992

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    CENSUS TRANSCRIPTIONS, FINDING AIDS
  • "1880 Mortality Schedule [deaths Jun 1879-May 1880] 35pp. Vol.13 No. 3 1990
  • 1880 FEDERAL POPULATION CENSUS

  • "Belleville Wards 1 and 2" Vol. 27 No. 1, 2004
  • "Belleville Ward 3" Vol. 27 No. 2, 2004
  • "West Belleville" Vol. 21 No. 3, 1998
  • "East St. Louis, Ward 1" Vol. 22 No. 4, 1999
  • "East St. Louis, Ward 2" Vol. 25 No. 2, 2002
  • "East St. Louis, Ward 3" Vol. 25 No. 3, 2002
  • "East St. Louis, Ward 4" Vol. 26 No. 3, 2003
  • "Fayetteville and New Athens Townships," Vol. 23 No. 2, 2000
  • "Floraville, Paderborn, and Townships of Millstadt (part) and Prairie du Long," Vol. 24 No. 2, 2001
  • "New Athens and Township 2 South Range 7 West," Vol. 23 No. 2, 2000
  • "Smithton Township," Vol. 23 No. 4, 2000
  • "Summerfield Township," Vol. 21 No. 4, 1998 (order individual pages)
  • "Township 1 South Range 8 West (part): Douglas and Smithton," Vol. 23 No. 3, 2000
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  • MILITARY
  • "Civil War Diary of F.A. Braeutigam, Lebanon IL;" an index to names. 6 pp. Vol.13 No. 2, 1990
  • "Military Census, Oct., 1862: Millstadt Twp., Sugar Loaf Twp.;" 23pp. Vol.14 No. 3, 1991
  • "Military Census, 1862: Marissa Township 3S R6W," Vol. 20 No. 1, 1997
  • "Military Census, 1862: T1N R8W;" Vol. 27 No. 2, 2004
  • "Military Census, 1862: West Belleville and North Belleville;" Vol. 21 No. 2, 1998
  • "Unindexed Bounty Land Applications" A tutorial. Vol. 31, No. 2, 2008
  • Military Discharges appear beginning Vol. 24 No. 2, 2001. A through R publishing as of June 2012.

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    RELIGIONS
  • Baptisms, marriages, and burials in church registers are great substitutes for unrecorded county vital records. The Quarterly includes many translated from German.     See Publications for compiled versions by church.
  • J. M. Peck's "Shurtleff College...," "Rock Springs Cemetery," [early Baptists, T2N7W, O'Fallon Twp., St. Clair County]; Vol.15 No. 2 1992
  • "E. St. Louis Churches" [1800s to 1940], capsule history; 12 pp. Vol.19 No. 3 1996
  • "St. Peter's Catholic Church, Belleville. Death Register 1843-1854" 13 pp. Vol. 27 No. 1, 2004 And on our member website.
  • Oak Hill Baptist Church Minutes, 1851-1863 [O'Fallon area]; 4-part series, complete transcription,
    Electronic version released July 2012.

  • Shiloh Methodist Church Marriages and Membership Lists 18541876 Vol. 23 No. 1, 2000
  • Shiloh Methodist Church Probationers 18531876, Vol. 23 No. 2, 2000
  • Shiloh Methodist Church Baptisms and Marriages 18761896, Vol. 23 No. 3, 2000
  • Shiloh Methodist Church 1876-1896 - Genealogical Notes in Membership Records, Vol. 23 No. 4, 2000
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    CITY or TOWNSHIP SPECIFIC
  • "Liederkranz Attendance Book 1901-1904" [Belleville, with child's age and parent's name, address]; Vol.13 No. 1 1990
  • "St. Libory, IL and St. Libory, NE--A Tale of Two Sister Cities"; 6pp. Vol.15 No. 4 1992
  • "Trinity Lutheran Cemetery", Fayetteville Twp.; Vol. 5 No. 1 1982
  • "Origin & Development of E. St. Louis"; Vol.13 No. 2 1990 [1896 Tornado, E. St. Louis]
  • "Death and Desolation in E. St. Louis"; Vol.13 No. 3 1990
  • "Rock Hill High School Graduates 1901-1905, E. St. Louis"; Vol.14 No. 1 1991
  • "Local Neighborhoods & Communities In & Around E. St. Louis"; 28 pp. Vol.14 No. 1 1991
  • "West Dutch Hill 1898, Lenzburg 1910, and Risdon 1900 School Graduates"; Vol.19 No. 1 1996
  • "St. Clair County Jail Registers and Indexes-a guide"; Vol.19 No. 3 1996

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    OTHER COUNTIES
  • "St. Clair Co. IL Natives Residing in Madison Co. IL,1882 (3pp.) and in Randolph, Monroe and Perry Co., IL 1883"; 7pp. Vol.14 No. 1 1991
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