Effingham County IL Genealogy

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Effingham County Records by City/Town

Altamont Genealogy (56)
Beecher City Genealogy (45)
Dieterich Genealogy (52)
Edgewood Genealogy (38)

Effingham Genealogy (105)
Mason in Effingham County Genealogy (43)
Shumway Genealogy (37)
Teutopolis Genealogy (49)

Overview of Effingham County Records

  • Effingham County was created in 1831 from Fayette and Crawford counties.
  • Copies of birth and death certificates for 1916 and later can be obtained from the Illinois Department of Public Health.
  • The Effingham County Clerk has death records starting from 1878 to 1916, birth records from 1878 to 1916, land records starting from 1833, and marriage records from 1833.
  • The Effingham County Circuit Court Clerk has probate records from 1838 and court records from 1833.
  • Online indexes and images of many of the above records can be found by using the links on this site.