Putnam County IL Genealogy

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Putnam County Records by City/Town

Granville Genealogy (38)
Hennepin Genealogy (37)
Magnolia Genealogy (26)

McNabb Genealogy (32)
Putnam Genealogy (27)

Overview of Putnam County Records

  • Putnam County was created in 1825 from Fulton County.
  • Copies of birth and death certificates for 1916 and later can be obtained from the Illinois Department of Public Health.
  • The Putnam County Clerk has death records starting from 1878 1916, birth records from 1878 to 1916, and marriage records from 1831.
  • The Putnam County Recorder has land records from 1831.
  • The Putnam County Circuit Court Clerk has probate and court records starting in 1831.
  • Online indexes and images of many of the above records can be found by using the links on this site.