Place:Pulaski, Illinois, United States

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Pulaski County is a county located on the Ohio River in the U.S. state of Illinois, in that portion of the state known locally as "Little Egypt". According to the 2010 census, it has a population of 6,161, which is a decrease of 16.2% from 7,348 in 2000. Its county seat is Mound City.

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History

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Pulaski County was formed on March 3, 1843, out of parts of Alexander and Johnson counties. It was named in honor of Kazimierz Pułaski who was killed at the Siege of Savannah in the Revolutionary War.

Timeline

Date Event Source
1843 County formed Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1843 Land records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1850 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
1857 Court records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1861 Marriage records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1862 Probate records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1882 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
1850 2,265
1860 3,943
1870 8,752
1880 9,507
1890 11,355
1900 14,554
1910 15,650
1920 14,629
1930 14,834
1940 15,875
1950 13,639
1960 10,490
1970 8,741
1980 8,840
1990 7,523

Research Tips

External links

  • Outstanding guide to Pulaski 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/~ilpulask/


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