Perry County IL Genealogy

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Perry County Records by City/Town

DuQuoin Genealogy (70)
Pinckneyville Genealogy (87)
Tamaroa Genealogy (49)

Todds Mill Genealogy (30)
Willisville Genealogy (32)

Overview of Perry County Records

  • Perry County was created in 1827 from Randolph and Jackson counties.
  • Copies of birth and death certificates for 1916 and later can be obtained from the Illinois Department of Public Health.
  • The Perry County Clerk has birth records from 1879 to 1916, marriage records from 1827, and death records from 1879 to 1916.
  • The Perry County Recorder has land records from 1817.
  • The Perry County Circuit Court Clerk has court and probate records starting in 1827.
  • Online indexes and images of many of the above records can be found by using the links on this site.