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Madison County, Illinois History, Genealogy, and Maps

1876 pages of history and genealogy for Madison County, Illinois including 1041 family biographies. 

An informative and historical overview of Madison County, Illinois including three separate sections on one CD which include the full 1882 History of Madison County, Illinois book published by W. R. Brink including 242 family biographies; plus the full 1912 Centennial History of Madison County, Illinois and Its People book published by The Lewis Publishing Company which includes 799 family biographies in Madison County, Illinois.   Between these two scarce and out of print books, a total of 1876 pages and 1041 family biographies are included plus references to more than 10,000 individuals; plus the 1906 Plat Map Book of Madison County, Illinois.

An important resource for the study and research of Madison County, Illinois history and genealogy.

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This fascinating and detailed CD contains ALL of the following material in three separate sections, ALL on one CD:

Section One of three, all on one CD: The 1882 History of Madison County, Illinois by W. R. Brink
This detailed (669 pages in all) book has an incredible amount of historical and genealogical information about Madison County, Illinois from its earliest settlement up to 1882. This is an exact photo replica of all the pages pertaining to Madison County, Illinois including all of the historical and biographical information. Included are a total of 242 different family biographies. (An additional 799 families are included in the second book described below)
 

    Here is just some of the information included:

  • History of Madison County, Illinois
  • Early Exploration of Madison County
  • Madison County Population 1818 to 1880
  • Early Transportation by Steamboats
  • Railroads in Madison County
  • Chicago and Alton Railroad

  • Wabash, St. Louis and Pacific Railway

  • Indianapolis and St. Louis Railroad

  • Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad

  • St. Louis, Vandalia & Terre Haute Railroad

  • The St. Louis Railroad Bridge

  • Cahokia Indian Mounds in Madison County
  • Pioneer Settlements in Madison County
  • French Settlement

  • American Settlement

  • Monks of La Trappe
  • Indian Troubles
  • The Wood River Massacre
  • Early Marriages 1814-1819 in Madison County
  • Early Settlers Described
  • Pioneer Customs
  • Early Mills in Madison County
  • European Immigration to Madison County
  • Slaves and Indentured Blacks in Madison County
  • Military Matters
  • War of 1812

  • Soldiers from Madison County

  • The Black Hawk War

  • Soldiers from Madison County

  • The Mexican War

  • Soldiers from Madison County

  • The Civil War

  • Civil War Soldiers from Madison County (very lengthy, detailed list)

  • Schools in Madison County
  • Churches in Madison County
  • Madison County Township Histories: Alhambra Township, Chouteau Township, Collinsville Township, Edwardsville Township, Fort Russell Township, Fosterburg Township, Godfrey Township, Hamel Township, Helvetia Township, Jarvis Township, Leef Township, Marine Township, Moro Township, Nameoki Township, New Douglas Township, Olive Township, Omph-Ghent Township, Pin Oak Township, St. Jacobs Township, Saline Township, Venice Township, Wood River Township
  • Cities, Towns and Villages in Madison County: Alhambra, Alton, Bethalto, Carpenter, Coal Branch, Collinsville, Edwardsville, Emerald, Fosterburg, Godfrey, Greencastle, Heintzville, Highland, Libertyville, Marine, Mitchell Station, Moro, Nameoki, North Alton, Pierron, Pleasant Ridge, Prairie City, St. Jacobs, Saline, Sebastopol, Troy, Upper Alton, Venice
  • Partial List of Patrons
  • Family Biographical Sketches

Included is a total of 242 Madison County, Illinois family biographies including each of the following family surnames:
(numerous other family surnames are also mentioned throughout the text and within these family biographies) (See the second book included below for 799 additional family biographies): Abbott * Allen * Ambrosius * Anderson * Atkins * Atwater * Bailey * Barnet * Barnsback * Bartlett * Becker * Blakeman * Boals * Boeschenstein * Bond * Bosomworth * Bradsby * Brown * Bruner * Brunner * Bulkley * Carter * Castagnetta * Chipron * Clarke * Cole * Coles * Collett * Corey * Cotter * Coventry * Crossman * Daech * Dale * Davis * Delaplain * Denton * Dooling * Dorsey * Dugger * Duncan * Dunn * Dunnagan * Ellis * Ellison * Emert * Estabrook * Fahnestock * Faires * Ferguson * Flagg * Forman * Forrester * Foster * Frost * Fruit * Funderburk * Galt * Gerke * Giger * Gillespie * Gillham * Godfrey * Gonterman * Grant * Gruaz * Hadley * Handlon * Hardy * Harnsberger * Harrington * Hauskins * Herb * Herrin * Hill * Hinch * Hite * Hobbs * Hoefflin * Hoerner * Hotz * Howard * Howell * Hoxsey * Huestis * Ingham * Irish * Jarvis * Jeffress * Joesting * Jones * Judd * Judy * Kendrick * Keown * Kinder * Kleinwort * Kyle * Lanterman * Leverett * Lindley * Lippincott * Long * Loomis * Luman * Lusk * Mason * May * McAlilly * McInerney * McKee * McMahan * McMannus * McPike * Merriman * Miller * Mills * Minter * Mitchell * Montgomery * Moore * Morgan * Mudge * Nelson * Newell * Newman * Newsham * Nix * Norton * Olive * Owens * Paddock * Parkinson * Pattison * Pearce * Perrin * Posey * Preuitt * Prickett * Purviance * Pyle * Ramsay * Randle * Ray * Reaves * Renfro * Reynolds * Rhoads * Richmond * Ricks * Roach * Robinson * Rodgers * Roseberry * Sackett * Sanner * Scarritt * Searcy * Semple * Sherwood * Sippy * Smart * Smith * Spaulding * Spies * Springer * Squire * Swett * Tabor * Thorp * Tindall * Tonsor * Tontz * Trabue * Tunnell * Turner * Vincent * Voyles * Webb * West * Wilcox * Wood * Worden * Wright * Yager *

Section Two of three, all on one CD: The 1906 Plat Map Book of Madison County, Illinois
The 1906 edition of the Madison County, Illinois Plat Map Book by Geo. A. Ogle & Co., Chicago, 54 pages features full color, large scale maps that show the location of thousands of farms by the name of the owner. Includes 139 photos of individuals and buildings.  Cities, Towns, and Villages street maps also included: Alhambra, Alton, Bethalto, Carpenter, Collinsville, East Alton, East Granite, Edwardsville, Fosterburg, Glen Carbon, Godfrey, Granite City, Hamel, Heintzville, Highland Village, Livingston, Lumaghi Heights, Madison, Marine, Maryville, Moro, Nameoki, New Douglas, North Alton, Peters, Pierron, Prairietown, St. Jacob, Saline, Sebastopol, Troy, Upper Alton, Venice, Worden.

Section Three of three, all on one CD: The 1912 Centennial History of Madison County, Illinois and Its People published by The Lewis Publishing Company
This large and detailed book (1207 pages) has an incredible amount of historical and genealogical information about Madison County, Illinois from its earliest settlement up to 1912. This is an exact photo replica of all the pages pertaining to Madison County, Illinois including all of the historical and biographical information. Included are a total of 799 different family biographies. (An additional 242 family biographies are included in the first book described above)
 

    Here is just some of the information included:

  • History of Madison County, Illinois
  • Original Borders of Madison County
  • Early Settlement of Madison County, Illinois
  • Under French Rule

  • Under English Rule

  • Under American Rule

  • Madison County Government
  • The Wood River Massacre
  • The Anti-Slavery Contest
  • Early Madison County
  • Murder of Elijah P. Lovejoy
  • Early Transportation in Madison County
  • Madison County Newspapers
  • Early Days in Madison County
  • First Land Owners in Madison County
  • Legend of the Piasau (Piasa)
  • Slavery and Slave Holders in Madison County
  • Schools of Madison County
  • Cahokia or Monks’ Mound
  • German Immigration to Madison County
  • Military Matters
  • The Black Hawk War

  • The Mexican War

  • The Civil War

  • The Spanish-American War

  • Churches of Madison County
  • Madison County Townships: Alhambra Township, Alton Township, Chouteau Township, Collinsville Township, Edwardsville Township, Fort Russell Township, Fosterburg Township, Godfrey Township, Hamel Township, Helvetia Township, Jarvis Township, Leef Township, Marine Township, Moro Township, Nameoki Township, New Douglas Township, Olive Township, Omph-Ghent Township, Pin Oak Township, St. Jacob Township, Saline Township, Venice Township, Wood River Township
  • Cities, Towns, and Villages in Madison County, Illinois: Alhambra, Alton, Benbow City, Bethalto, Carpenter, Collinsville (Unionville), Dorsey, East Alton, Edwardsville, Glen Carbon, Granite City, Highland, Livingston, Madison, Marine, Maryville, Mitchell, Moro (Hampton), New Douglas, New Switzerland, North Alton, Old Salem (Wanda), Pierron, Prairie City, St. Jacob, St. Morgan, Saline, Sebastopol, Troy, Upper Alton, Venice, Williamson, Wood River, Worden
  • Family Biographical Sketches

Included is a total of 799 Madison County, Illinois family biographies including each of the following family surnames:
(numerous other family surnames are also mentioned throughout the text and within these family biographies) (See the second book included above for 242 additional family biographies): Abbott * Abendroth * Abrosius * Adams * Adler * Ahrens * Aldous * Allen * Ambuehl * Ammann * Anderson * Antenen * Armbruster * Armstrong * Arrington * Ash * Atkins * Aufderheide * Austin * Bailey * Baker * Ballinger * Bandy * Banks * Barber * Bardill * Bardsley * Bargetze * Barnett * Barnsback * Barr * Bassett * Beall * Beck * Becker * Belk * Benbow * Bender * Bernays * Bernhardt * Beste * Bettmann * Binney * Bischoff * Black * Blasé * Bloemker * Boals * Boernstein * Boeschenstein * Bohm * Bonner * Boosinger * Bouse * Bowman * Boynton * Brackett * Brandes * Branding * Brandt * Braner * Bratvogel * Braznell * Brenholt * Brensing * Brockmann * Brown * Bruckner * Bruene * Brunnworth * Buenger * Buente * Buhrman * Burroughs * Cadwell * Caldwell * Canedy * Canisius * Carroll * Cary * Cassens * Cauger * Chapman * Childs * Chipron * Clarke * Clawson * Clayton * Collins * Connole * Conrad * Cook * Copley * Coppinger * Corbett * Craig * Crane * Crawford * Crossman * Crouch * Culp * Cutter * Daenzer * Daiber * Darrow * Daudermann * Davis * DeBlois * Deck * Decosterd * De Forest * Deibert * Deimling * Delicate * Dempster * Dewey * Dickinson * Dickman * Dickmann * Dickson * Dietz * Dinkmeier * Dinzler * Dobbins * Doerper * Dolbee * Dorr * Dorris * Dorsey * Douglas * Drummond * Duffey * Duggan * Duncan * Dusenbury * Dustmann * Eaton * Eberhardt * Edwards * Eeck * Eilert * Eisele * Elble * Elliott * Ellis * Ellison * Emerson * Enos * Espenschied * Essenpreis * Evans * Everett * Faires * Farrell * Farrimond * Faulkner * Faulstich * Fekete * Felder * Ferguson * Feutz * Fiegenbaum * Fields * Fitch * Flagg * Fletcher * Flynn * Foederer * Ford * Franck * Francy * Fricker * Frohardt * Fruit * Gaertner * Garesche * Gates * Gauen * Geers * Geismann * Gerbig * Gerding * Gerke * Gerling * Gieszelmann * Gillespie * Gillham * Gindler * Gippert * Gisler * Glock * Gonterman * Gornet * Gossrau * Goulding * Grayson * Greenwood * Groeteka * Grosenheider * Gross * Gruen * Guelich * Gueltig * Gwynn * Hack * Hackethal * Hadley * Haight * Hall * Halliburton * Halter * Hanlon * Hardy * Harnsberger * Harris * Hart * Hartmann * Haskell * Hastings * Hauck * Hauskins * Hautelmann * Hayden * Hayner * Hearne * Hediger * Heepke * Heiens * Heim * Heinemann * Helmkamp * Henke * Henry * Henze * Herman * Herrin * Hess * Hessin * Hilker * Hillskotter * Hirsch * Hitz * Hochuli * Hoehn * Hoelscher * Hoelter * Hoerner * Hoffmann * Holden * Holtmann * Holzweg * Homn * Hope * Horton * Hosto * Hoxsey * Hrubetz * Huber * Huetto * Hug * Humbert * Huskinson * Hutchins * Ihne * Irish * Isaacs * Ittner * Jackson * Jageman * James * Jansen * Jarvis * Jaschke * Jeffress * Job * Joesting * Johann * Johannigmeir * Johanntosettel * Johnson * Jones * Judd * Judy * Kabel * Kaemper * Kaenders * Kaeser * Kahle * Kalbfleisch * Kapp * Kaufman * Kell * Kelsey * Keshner * Kinder * King * Kinzer * Kirsch * Kiser * Klaus * Klemm * Knackstedt * Knebel * Kneedler * Knoche * Knoebel * Koch * Koepfli * Kohl * Kolb * Kording * Kraft * Krenzer * Kreuter * Kriege * Kriger * Krite * Krome * Kruse * Kuhnen * Kunnemann * Kurz * Kyle * Landolt * Lane * Lange * Langworthy * Lanterman * Lathy * Latowsky * Latzer * Lebegue * Leder * LeDuc * Lee * Leech * Leef * Lehne * Lemen * Leroy * Leu * Leuscher * Leverett * Levis * Levora * Lexow * Leyden * Leyhe * Liebler * Link * Lippincott * Livingston * Lohmann * Long * Loomis * Lorenz * Lowry * Ludwig * Lueders * Lueker * Lumaghi * Lusk * Lynch * Mabbs * Mackinaw * Maher * Maier * Malan * Marcoot * Marks * Marti * Martin * Matthews * May * McCasland * McClure * McCormick * McDonald * McKee * McKinney * McQuillan * Mead * Meier * Meinecke * Meiners * Merwin * Messerli * Metcalf * Metcalfe * Metz * Metzler * Mewes * Meyer * Michael * Miller * Millett * Mollet * Montgomery * Moore * Morfoot * Morgan * Morriss * Mueller * Murphy * Nagel * Nash * Neff * Nelson * Netzhammer * Neubauer * Neuhaus * Neumeyer * Newhaus * Newman * Nickerl * Niedringhaus * Niemann * Nixon * Noonan * Norris * Norton * Ochs * O'Connell * Ohm * Olin * Olive * O'Reilly * Osborn * Oswald * Owens * Pagan * Palmer * Paris * Parsons * Patterson * Paul * Paust * Pearce * Penning * Pepper * Perry * Peters * Pfeiffenberger * Pilz * Pizzini * Plassmann * Pogue * Powell * Preuitt * Prickett * Priest * Primas * Quade * Raber * Ramsey * Randle * Rapp * Rath * Redford * Reinemann * Rice * Richards * Riehl * Rinkel * Roberts * Robertson * Robinson * Rockwell * Rodgers * Roedger * Rohland * Roman * Root * Roseberry * Rosenberg * Rosevear * Roth * Ruegger * Ruhr * Rutledge * Rutz * Ryder * Ryhiner * Sander * Sauer * Sauvage * Sawyer * Scheibal * Scheurer * Schlechte * Schmidt * Schoeck * Schott * Schreifels * Schroeder * Schroeppel * Schrumpf * Schwaab * Schwarz * Schweppe * Segar * Seitz * Selb * Semple * Setchanoff * Seybt * Shaffer * Siegrist * Silver * Simms * Simon * Simpson * Sims * Sloan * Smith * Snyder * Soma * Sonntag * Sparks * Speckmann * Spilman * Spindler * Springer * Squire * Stahl * Stallings * Stark * Starr * Steck * Stelzel * Stevens * Stocker * Strackeljahn * Strasen * Streeper * Streif * Streuber * Strong * Studebaker * Suhre * Suppiger * Sutter * Sweetser * Sybert * Talleur * Taphorn * Tegtmeyer * Terry * Tessler * Theodoroff * Theuer * Thomas * Thompson * Thrailkill * Threadgill * Thurnan * Tibbetts * Tino * Todd * Tonsor * Trares * Trautner * Tribout * Troeckler * Trolliet * Tulley * Tuxhorn * Uelsmann * Uzzell * Vaughn * Vogt * Voigt * Volz * Vorwald * Wade * Wadsworth * Walker * Ward * Warnock * Waters * Watson * Weber * Wedig * Weidman * Weir * Weitkemp * Wendler * Wentz * West * Wetzel * Wheeler * Whitelaw * Whitney * Whitten * Widicus * Wiemers * Wieneke * Wildi * Wilhelm * Willard * Willi * Williams * Williamson * Willman * Wing * Winter * Wirth * Wolf * Wright * Wulfemeyer * Yager * Yanda * Yates * Yeakel * Yerkes * Young * Zellermann * Zika * Zimmerman * Zobrist * Zoelzer * Zoller *

Madison County is located in the Southwest portion of Illinois and is surrounded by the following counties: St. Louis County, Missouri * St. Charles County, Missouri * Jersey County, Illinois * Macoupin County, Illinois * Montgomery County, Illinois * Bond County, Illinois * Clinton County, Illinois * and St. Clair County, Illinois  (click on highlighted county names for a complete description)

(An 1870 map of Madison County can be viewed here: My Genealogy Hound )

The book on this CD is in Adobe Acrobat pdf format and requires the free Adobe Acrobat Reader program to view. You probably already have this program on your computer but if not, a free copy of the program is included on the CD. The book on this CD is designed to look just like a regular book and is bookmarked to move easily and quickly from one section another. This CD was designed by, and is available exclusively from Hearthstone Legacy Publications.

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The cost for this CD (Adobe Acrobat pdf format) including all three sections described above is only $9.95 plus shipping, or only $6.95 as a digital download! A great deal of history and genealogy (1876 pages) for very little cost! A truly fascinating view of Madison County, Illinois from its earliest settlement up to 1912. Both of the books described above are included on one CD.

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