Illiana Genealogy Library “burns the mortgage”

Joan Griffis wrote in her column in the Commercial-News that the Illiana Genealogy Library has “burned the mortgage.” Their facility is located at is 215 W. North St., Danville, IL 61832.

The collection of genealogical materials at the Illiana Genealogy Library is one of the best in the state. The research records thatilliana Genealogical & Historical Society are available include county and township histories; Vermilion County, Illinois Marriage Records, 1826-1915;Vermilion County, Illinois Birth Records, 1877-1900; Vermilion County, Illinois Death Records, 1877-June 1902; Vermilion County, Illinois census records, 1830-1920; Vermilion County, Illinois probate records/wills, 1830-1956; and Vermilion County, Illinois naturalization records, 1860September 1906.

This library also has cemetery tombstone inscriptions, obituaries, Quaker books, city directories, school yearbooks, plat books, pedigree charts of members, family histories, family files, and land records.

Read Joan’s full column at the January 16, 2010 edition of the Commercial-News, where you will find many more details about the Genealogy Library holdings, and access.

Author: Leland Meitzler

Leland K. Meitzler founded Heritage Quest in 1985, and has worked as Managing Editor of both Heritage Quest Magazine and The Genealogical Helper. He currently operates Family Roots Publishing Company (www.FamilyRootsPublishing.com), writes daily at GenealogyBlog.com, writes the weekly Genealogy Newsline, conducts the annual Salt Lake Christmas Tour to the Family History Library, and speaks nationally, having given over 2000 lectures since 1983.

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