What's New

Here is a log of the latest updates, changes, and additions to this Douglas County ILGenWeb site.

2020 Jan 29 - Thanks to Dave Pointer, added Resource link to new ILDOUGLAS query board and mailing list
2020 Jan 16 - Added 17 more bios from 1900 Historical and Biographical Record

2019 Oct 25 - Added extraction and Resource link for Pioneer Days Illinois History
2019 Sep 11 - Added 8 more bios from 1900 Historical and Biographical Record
2019 Jul 22 - Added 18 more bios from 1900 Historical and Biographical Record
2019 Jun 09 - Added 18 more bios from 1900 Historical and Biographical Record
2019 May 25 - Added more bios from 1900 Historical and Biographical Record and added the names of bios to be transcribed
2019 Feb 03 - Added extraction and Resource link to History of the Disciples of Christ in Illinois

02 Nov 2018 - Added more bios from 1900 Historical and Biographical Record
09 Sep 2018 - Added more bios from 1900 Historical and Biographical Record
20 Jul 2018 - Thanks to Vincent Brown, added links to local museum and libraries
08 Jun 2018 - Thanks to Melissa McCord, added links to Sanborn Fire Insurance Maps
04 Jun 2018 - Thanks to Jan Wilson, updated her email on Surname Researchers
04 Jun 2018 - Thanks to Carol Hamilton, added KELLEY to Surname Researchers
03 Jun 2018 - Added a descendants chart for Lewis Weatherford
02 Jun 2018 - Thanks to Brenda in Memphis, added Johnny Gruelle's birth info
02 Jun 2018 - Thanks to Harriett Weatherford and Renee Dauven, updated Surnames page
07 Apr 2018 - Thanks to Tim Stowell, added Galbraith's railway map
15 Feb 2018 - Thanks to Ann Mensch, added Korean War Fatal Casualties list
12 Feb 2018 - Thanks to Ann Mensch, added Vietnam War Fatal Casualties list

11 Dec 2017 - Thanks to ILGenWeb, added Mexican-American War link
02 Nov 2017 - Added some dates from FindAGrave to Taylor and Upper Lester Cemeteries listing
29 Jul 2017 - Added births & christenings
30 Jun 2017 - Added more bios from 1900 Historical and Biographical Record
21 May 2017 - Added Early Land Sales from Illinois State Archives
12 Apr 2017 - Added more bios from 1900 Historical and Biographical Record
04 Feb 2017 - Thanks to Ed Schwartz, added Peter Greggers family group sheet
07 Jan 2017 - Added Debbie Beechy's query about Sarah Cason Thompson Young

11 Dec 2016 - Added a few excerpts from 1876 History of Douglas County
15 Nov 2016 - Added short article about Slavery and added a few small maps
27 Oct 2016 - Added Civil War, Spanish-American War, and World War II Army Enlistments, plus Marriages
23 Oct 2016 - Added 1916-1950 Deaths from Illinois State Archives
06 Oct 2016 - Added 1929 Honor Roll & Soldiers' and Sailors' Home Residents
05 Oct 2016 - New Look courtesy of Marsha Bryant of Templates in Time
30 Sep 2016 - New County Coordinator, Norma Hass

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