Wood River Genealogy (in Madison County, IL)

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NOTE: Additional records that apply to Wood River are also found through the Madison County and Illinois pages.


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Wood River Birth Records

Births, marriages, deaths, 1813-1916 Family History Library

Illinois, Birth Records, 1916-present Illinois Department of Public Health

Madison County, Illinois birth record index, 1850-1879, death record index, 1878-1881, with coroner's death records, 1870-1888, volume I Family History Library

Wood River Census Records

1810, 1818 Illinois Census Returns Ancestry online

1845 Illinois State Census Ancestry online

1845 census of Madison County, Illinois FamilySearch Books online

1855 Illinois State Census Ancestry online

U.S. Federal Census 1790-1940 Ancestry online

U.S. Federal Census 1790-1940 MyHeritage online

United States Federal Census, 1790-1940 Family Search online

Wood River Church Records

Church records (microform), 1934-1967, Whitelaw Baptist Church (Wood River, Ill.). Archive Grid

First Presbyterian Church, Register, Baptisms, Births, Marriages, and Deaths, 1931-1970 (in US Presbyterian Church Records collection) Ancestry online

First Presbyterian Church, Session, Register, Baptisms, Births, Marriages, and Deaths, 1874-1941 (in US Presbyterian Church Records collection) Ancestry online

Records of St. Barbara Parish, Marriages 1939-1946; Baptisms 1910-1919 (included in Roman Catholic Diocese of Springfield Sacramental Records) Ancestry online

Records of St. Barbara Parish, Marriages 1949-1950; Deaths 1950-1975; Combination Register 1919-1950 (included in Roman Catholic Diocese of Springfield Sacramental Records) Ancestry online

Wood River City Directories

Wood River City Directory 1929 MyHeritage online

Wood River, IL, 1923-1930 City Directories Allen County Public Library

Wood River, Illinois, City Directory, 1923 (in U.S. City Directories collection) Ancestry online

Wood River, Illinois, City Directory, 1925 (in U.S. City Directories collection) Ancestry online

Wood River, Illinois, City Directory, 1926 (in U.S. City Directories collection) Ancestry online

Wood River, Illinois, City Directory, 1928 (in U.S. City Directories collection) Ancestry online

Wood River, Illinois, City Directory, 1929 (in U.S. City Directories collection) Ancestry online

Wood River Death Records

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1916-1947 Illinois Deaths and Stillbirths Index Ancestry online

Births, marriages, deaths, 1813-1916 Family History Library

Illinois Deaths, 1916-1950 MyHeritage online

Illinois Deaths, before 1916 MyHeritage online

Illinois, Death Records, 1916-present Illinois Department of Public Health

Illinois, Select Deaths Index, 1877-1916 Ancestry online

Madison County, Illinois birth record index, 1850-1879, death record index, 1878-1881, with coroner's death records, 1870-1888, volume I Family History Library

Marks Funeral Home records, Wood River Illinois WorldCat

Records of St. Barbara Parish, Marriages 1949-1950; Deaths 1950-1975; Combination Register 1919-1950 (included in Roman Catholic Diocese of Springfield Sacramental Records) Ancestry online

Wood River Immigration Records

Illinois, Federal Naturalization Records, 1856-1991 Ancestry online

Naturalization and intentions of Madison County, Illinois : Alton, IL - Supplement, 1852-1900 and addendum Family History Library

Naturalization and intentions of Madison County, Illinois : an index, 1816-1900 Family History Library

Naturalization records, ca 1840-1929 Family History Library

Wood River Map Records

Sanborn Fire Insurance Map from Wood River, Madison County, Illinois, March 1920 Library of Congress online

Wood River Marriage Records

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1800-1940 Illinois, County Marriage Records Ancestry online

1860-1920 Illinois, Marriage Index Ancestry online

Births, marriages, deaths, 1813-1916 Family History Library

Illinois Marriages, 1763-1900 MyHeritage online

Illinois Marriages, 1790-1860 Ancestry online

Illinois, Compiled Marriages, 1851-1900 Ancestry online

Records of St. Barbara Parish, Marriages 1939-1946; Baptisms 1910-1919 (included in Roman Catholic Diocese of Springfield Sacramental Records) Ancestry online

Some of the early and more recent marriages recorded in Madison County, Illinois, 1800-1920 Family History Library

Wood River Newspapers and Obituaries

Offline Newspapers for Wood River

According to the US Newspaper Directory, the following newspapers were printed, so there may be paper or microfilm copies available. For more information on how to locate offline newspapers, see our article on Locating Offline Newspapers.

Wood River Journal. (Wood River, Ill.) 1920-1937

Wood River Probate Records

1772-1999 Illinois, Wills and Probate Records Ancestry online

Madison County Probate Case Files Index (1813-1903) Illinois State Archive online

Wood River School Records

East Alton Wood River High School - Oiler Yearbook (Wood River, IL), 1925, 1955, 1956, 1957, 1958, 1959, 1960 E Yearbook online

East Alton Wood River High School yearbook, 1925 (included in US School Yearbooks) Ancestry online

East Alton-Wood River High School yearbook, 1925, 1955, 1956, 1957, 1958, 1959, 1960, 1961, 1962, 1963, 1965, 1969, 1970, 1972, 1974, 1976, 1977, 1978, 1979 (included in US Yearbooks collection) MyHeritage online

East Alton-Wood River High School yearbook, 1925, 1955, 1956, 1957, 1958, 1959, 1960, 1961, 1962, 1963, 1965, 1969, 1970, 1972, 1974, 1976, 1977, 1978, 1979, 1984, 1985, 1986, 1987, 1988 Classmates online

East Alton-Wood River High School yearbooks, 1925, 1955, 1956, 1957, 1958, 1959, 1960, 1961, 1962, 1963, 1965, 1969, 1970, 1972, 1974, 1976, 1977, 1978, 1979, 1984, 1985, 1986, 1987, 1988 (included in US School Yearbooks) Ancestry online



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