Alexander County IL Genealogy

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Alexander Records by Type

Birth Records (2)
Cemetery Records (87)
Census Records (51)
Church Records (11)
City Directories (9)
Death Records (10)
Histories and Genealogies (21)
Immigration Records (3)
Land Records (5)
Map Records (15)
Marriage Records (12)
Military Records (17)
Miscellaneous Records (3)
Newspapers and Obituaries (68)
Probate Records (3)
School Records (20)

Alexander County Records by City/Town

Cairo Genealogy (132)
Gale Genealogy (27)
McClure Genealogy (28)

Olive Branch Genealogy (31)
Tamms Genealogy (45)
Thebes Genealogy (45)

Overview of Alexander County Records

  • Alexander County was created in 1819 from Johnson County.
  • Copies of birth and death certificates for 1916 and later can be obtained from the Illinois Department of Public Health.
  • The Alexander County Clerk has death records starting from 1878 to 1916, birth records from 1878 to 1916, and marriage records from 1819.
  • The Alexander County Circuit Clerk Court has divorce records, probate records from 1819, and court records from 1821.
  • The Alexander County Recorder has land records from 1818.
  • Online indexes and images of many of the above records can be found by using the links on this site.