Charleston Genealogy (in Coles County, IL)

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NOTE: Additional records that apply to Charleston are also found through the Coles County and Illinois pages.


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Charleston Birth Records

Coles County, Illinois, births, marriages, deaths, 1831-1929; indexes, 1878-1929 Family History Library

Illinois, Birth Records, 1916-present Illinois Department of Public Health

Names in the news : obituaries, births, anniversaries, reunions and other, Charleston Times-Courier area WorldCat

Charleston Cemetery Records

Chambers Cemetery Find a Grave

Chambers Cemetery US Gen Web Archives

Coles County, Illinois cemetery records - Hurricane Cemetery Family History Library

Coles County, Illinois cemetery records - Whetstone Cemetery Family History Library

Cossell Cemetery Find a Grave

Craig Cemetery Find a Grave

Fudge Cemetery Find a Grave

Huckabee Cemetery Find a Grave

Kickapoo Cemetery Find a Grave

Kickapoo Cemetery Billion Graves

Knoch Cemetery Find a Grave

Knoch Cemetery US Gen Web Archives

Mound Cemetery US Gen Web Archives

Mound Cemetery Billion Graves

Old Charleston Cemetery Billion Graves

Old City Cemetery Find a Grave

Parker Cemetery #1 Find a Grave

Percent Photographed Adkins-Woodson Cemetery Find a Grave

Percent Photographed Lumbrick Collom Cemetery Find a Grave

Roselawn Cemetery Billion Graves

Stoner Cemetery Find a Grave

The Cossel Cemetery, Charleston Township, Coles Co., Ilinois WorldCat

Unity Chapel Cemetery Find a Grave

Yocom Cemetery Find a Grave

Charleston Census Records

1855 Illinois State Census Ancestry

1865 Illinois State Census Ancestry

U.S. Federal Census 1790-1940 Ancestry

U.S. Federal Census 1790-1940 MyHeritage

United States Federal Census, 1790-1940 Family Search

Charleston Church Records

Church records, 1872-1949 (Saint Charles Borromeo Church (Charleston, Illinois)) Family History Library

Records of St. Charles Borromeo Parish, Bap. 1872-1881/1894-1920; Marriages 1873-1911/1913-1950; Deaths 1879-1949; Conf. 1880/1912-1920; Com. 1878-1980 (included in Roman Catholic Diocese of Springfield Sacramental Records) Ancestry

Records of St. Charles Borromeo, St. Micahel Parish, Baptisms 1872-1911; First Communion 1883-1909; Confirmation 1883-1883; Marriage 1908-1916 (included in Roman Catholic Diocese of Springfield Sacramental Records) Ancestry

Charleston City Directories

Polk's Charleston (Coles Co., Ill.) city directory Family History Library

Charleston Death Records

1916-1947 Illinois Deaths and Stillbirths Index Ancestry

Coles County, Illinois, births, marriages, deaths, 1831-1929; indexes, 1878-1929 Family History Library

Illinois Deaths, 1916-1950 MyHeritage

Illinois Deaths, before 1916 MyHeritage

Illinois, Death Records, 1916-present Illinois Department of Public Health

Illinois, Select Deaths Index, 1877-1916 Ancestry

Names in the news : obituaries, births, anniversaries, reunions and other, Charleston Times-Courier area WorldCat

Records of St. Charles Borromeo Parish, Bap. 1872-1881/1894-1920; Marriages 1873-1911/1913-1950; Deaths 1879-1949; Conf. 1880/1912-1920; Com. 1878-1980 (included in Roman Catholic Diocese of Springfield Sacramental Records) Ancestry

Charleston Immigration Records

Illinois, Federal Naturalization Records, 1856-1991 Ancestry

Naturalization records, 1872-1946 Family History Library

Naturalization records, 1892-1906 Family History Library

Charleston Land Records

Deed records, 1831-1919; index, 1830-1886 Family History Library

Charleston Map Records

Sanborn Fire Insurance Map from Charleston, Coles County, Illinois, August 1896 Library of Congress

Sanborn Fire Insurance Map from Charleston, Coles County, Illinois, February 1910 Library of Congress

Sanborn Fire Insurance Map from Charleston, Coles County, Illinois, January 1892 Library of Congress

Sanborn Fire Insurance Map from Charleston, Coles County, Illinois, July 1919 Library of Congress

Sanborn Fire Insurance Map from Charleston, Coles County, Illinois, March 1886 Library of Congress

Sanborn Fire Insurance Map from Charleston, Coles County, Illinois, March 1902 Library of Congress

Charleston Marriage Records

1800-1940 Illinois, County Marriage Records Ancestry

1860-1920 Illinois, Marriage Index Ancestry

Coles County, Illinois marriages, 1831-1929 Family History Library

Coles County, Illinois, births, marriages, deaths, 1831-1929; indexes, 1878-1929 Family History Library

Illinois Marriages, 1763-1900 MyHeritage

Illinois Marriages, 1790-1860 Ancestry

Illinois, Compiled Marriages, 1851-1900 Ancestry

Names in the news : obituaries, births, anniversaries, reunions and other, Charleston Times-Courier area WorldCat

Records of St. Charles Borromeo Parish, Bap. 1872-1881/1894-1920; Marriages 1873-1911/1913-1950; Deaths 1879-1949; Conf. 1880/1912-1920; Com. 1878-1980 (included in Roman Catholic Diocese of Springfield Sacramental Records) Ancestry

Records of St. Charles Borromeo, St. Micahel Parish, Baptisms 1872-1911; First Communion 1883-1909; Confirmation 1883-1883; Marriage 1908-1916 (included in Roman Catholic Diocese of Springfield Sacramental Records) Ancestry

Charleston Newspapers and Obituaries

Charleston Mattoon Journal Gazette 2009 Newspaper Archive at FindMyPast

Charleston Plaindealer 05/12/1864 to 07/22/1869 Genealogy Bank

Charleston Times 2009 Newspaper Archive at FindMyPast

JG-TC 09/26/2011 to Current Genealogy Bank

Names in the news : obituaries, births, anniversaries, reunions and other, Charleston Times-Courier area WorldCat

Times-Courier 04/13/2004 to 09/24/2011 Genealogy Bank

Times-Courier 2010-2010 Newspapers.com

Warbler Digitization Project (newspaper of Eastern Illinois University) (1919) Illinois Digital Archives

Offline Newspapers for Charleston

According to the US Newspaper Directory, the following newspapers were printed, so there may be paper or microfilm copies available. For more information on how to locate offline newspapers, see our article on Locating Offline Newspapers.

Charleston Courier-News. (Charleston, Ill.) 1960-1969

Charleston Courier. (Charleston, Coles County, Ill.) 1841-1844

Charleston Courier. (Charleston, Ill.) 1848-1860s

Charleston Courier. (Charleston, Ill.) 1863-1912

Charleston Daily Courier. (Charleston, Ill.) 1897-1960

Charleston Daily News and Plaindealer-Herald. (Charleston, Ill.) 1939-1960

Charleston Weekly Courier. (Charleston, Ill.) 1912-1914

Charleston Weekly News. (Charleston, Ill.) 1890s-1910s

Coles County Daily Times-Courier. (Charleston, Ill.) 1969-1977

Coles County Daily Times. (Charleston, Ill.) 1966-1969

Courier. (Charleston, Ill.) 1844-1840s

Daily Courier. (Charleston, Ill.) 1895-1897

Daily Eastern News. (Charleston, Ill.) 1980-Current

Eastern News. (Charleston, Ill.) 1964-1980

Eastern State News. (Charleston, Ill.) 1947-1964

Eastern Teachers News. (Charleston, Ill.) 1939-1947

Eastern's Teachers College News. (Charleston, Ill.) 1937-1939

Evening Courier. (Charleston, Ill.) 1894-1895

Normal School News. (Charleston, Ill.) 1915-1921

Republican. (Charleston, Ill.) 1844-1847

Teachers' College News. (Charleston, Ill.) 1921-1936

Times-Courier. (Charleston, Ill.) 1977-2010

Charleston Probate Records

1772-1999 Illinois, Wills and Probate Records Ancestry

Charleston School Records

Charleston High School - Recorder Yearbook (Charleston, IL), 1929, 1935, 1936, 1937, 1938, 1939, 1940, 1941, 1946, 1947, 1948, 1950, 1951, 1953, 1954, 1955, 1956, 1973 E Yearbook

Charleston High School yearbook, 1929, 1940, 1941, 1946, 1948, 1950, 1951, 1952, 1953, 1954, 1955, 1956, 1957, 1958, 1959, 1962, 1963, 1964, 1965, 1966, 1967, 1968, 1969, 1970, 1971, 1972, 1973, 1974, 1975, 1976, 1977, 1978, 1979 (included in US Yearbooks collection) MyHeritage

Charleston High School yearbook, 1929, 1940, 1941, 1946, 1948, 1950, 1951, 1952, 1953, 1954, 1955, 1956, 1957, 1958, 1959, 1962, 1963, 1964, 1965, 1966, 1967, 1968, 1969, 1970, 1971, 1972, 1973, 1974, 1975, 1976, 1977, 1978, 1979, 1980, 1981, 1982, 1983, 1984, 1985, 1986, 2010 Classmates

Eastern Illinois State College yearbooks, 1941, 1942, 1954, 1955 (included in US School Yearbooks) Ancestry

Eastern Illinois State Teachers College yearbooks, 1931, 1939 (included in US School Yearbooks) Ancestry

Eastern Illinois University - Warbler Yearbook (Charleston, IL), 1931, 1941, 1942, 1947, 1948, 1954, 1955, 1957, 1960, 1961, 1962, 1964, 1966, 1970, 1971, 1972, 1976, 1979, 1980 E Yearbook

Eastern Illinois University yearbooks, 1931, 1957, 1960, 1961, 1962, 1963, 1964, 1966, 1970, 1971, 1972, 1973, 1974, 1975, 1976, 1979, 1980 (included in US School Yearbooks) Ancestry

Eastern State High School - Porthole Yearbook (Charleston, IL), 1937, 1954 E Yearbook

Eastern State High School yearbook, 1937, 1954 Classmates

Eastern State High School yearbook, 1937, 1954 (included in US Yearbooks collection) MyHeritage

Eastern State High School yearbooks, 1937, 1954 (included in US School Yearbooks) Ancestry

Warbler Digitization Project (newspaper of Eastern Illinois University) (1919) Illinois Digital Archives

Charleston Tax Records

Tax List Circa 1878, Charleston Township 1878 US Gen Web Archives


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