Place:Marshall, Illinois, United States

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Marshall County is a county located in the U.S. state of Illinois. According to the 2010 census, it has a population of 12,640, which is a decrease of 4.1% from 13,180 in 2000. Its county seat is Lacon.

Marshall County is part of the Peoria, Illinois, Metropolitan Statistical Area.

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History

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Marshall County was formed in 1839 out of Putnam County. It was named in honor of John Marshall, Chief Justice of the United States Supreme Court, who died in 1835.

Timeline

Date Event Source
1830 Marriage records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1830 Probate records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1839 County formed Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1839 Land records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1840 Court records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1840 First census Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
1850 No significant boundary changes after this year Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
1870 Birth records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources

Population History

source: Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
Census Year Population
1840 1,849
1850 5,180
1860 13,437
1870 16,956
1880 15,055
1890 13,653
1900 16,370
1910 15,679
1920 14,760
1930 13,023
1940 13,179
1950 13,025
1960 13,334
1970 13,302
1980 14,479
1990 12,846

Research Tips

External links

  • Outstanding guide to Marshall County family history and genealogy resources (FamilySearch Research Wiki). Birth, marriage, and death records, censuses, wills, deeds, county histories, cemeteries, churches, naturalizations, newspapers, libraries, and genealogical societies.
  • www.rootsweb.com/~ilmarsha/index.htm


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