Ford County IL Genealogy

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Ford County Records by City/Town

Cabery Genealogy (29)
Dix in Ford County Genealogy (29)
Elliott Genealogy (30)
Gibson Genealogy (53)
Kempton Genealogy (31)

Melvin Genealogy (35)
Paxton Genealogy (65)
Piper City Genealogy (36)
Roberts Genealogy (35)
Sibley Genealogy (33)

Overview of Ford County Records

  • Ford County was created in 1859 from Clark County.
  • Copies of birth and death certificates for 1916 and later can be obtained from the Illinois Department of Public Health.
  • The Ford County Clerk has death records starting from 1878 to 1916, birth records from 1878 to 1916 , land records from 1859, and marriage records from 1859.
  • The Ford County Circuit Court Clerk has probate records from 1850 and court records from 1859.
  • Online indexes and images of many of the above records can be found by using the links on this site.