Jersey County IL Genealogy

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Jersey County Records by City/Town

Delhi Genealogy (34)
Elsah Genealogy (35)
Fidelity Genealogy (31)
Fieldon Genealogy (37)

Grafton Genealogy (41)
Jerseyville Genealogy (66)
Otterville Genealogy (34)

Overview of Jersey County Records

  • Jersey County was created in 1839 from Greene County.
  • Copies of birth and death certificates for 1916 and later can be obtained from the Illinois Department of Public Health.
  • The Jersey County Clerk has death records starting from 1878 to 1916, birth records from 1878 to 1916, and marriage records from 1839.
  • The Jersey County Recorder has land records from 1839.
  • The Jersey County Circuit Court Clerk has court records from 1845 and probate records from 1850.
  • Online indexes and images of many of the above records can be found by using the links on this site.