Wayne County IL Genealogy

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Wayne County Records by City/Town

Barnhill Genealogy (48)
Berry Township Genealogy (46)
Cisne Genealogy (46)
Enterprise Genealogy (45)
Fairfield Genealogy (88)
Four Mile Genealogy (45)

Geff Genealogy (51)
Johnsonville Genealogy (49)
Mount Erie Genealogy (55)
Orchardville Genealogy (47)
Wayne City Genealogy (65)

Overview of Wayne County Records

  • Wayne County was created in 1819 from Edwards County.
  • Copies of birth and death certificates for 1916 and later can be obtained from the Illinois Department of Public Health.
  • The Wayne County courthouse had a fire in 1886 that destroyed many records.
  • The Wayne County Clerk has birth records from 1886 to 1916, marriage records from 1886, and death records from 1886 to 1916.
  • The Wayne County Recorder has land records from 1865.
  • The Wayne County Clerk Circuit Court Clerk has probate records from 1886 and court records from 1819.
  • Online indexes and images of many of the above records can be found by using the links on this site.