Place:Schuyler, Illinois, United States


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Schuyler County is a county located in the U.S. state of Illinois. According to the 2010 census, it has a population of 7,544, which is an increase of 4.9% from 7,189 in 2000. Its county seat is Rushville.

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History

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Schuyler County was formed in 1825 out of Pike and Fulton counties. It is named in honor of Philip Schuyler, member of the Continental Congress and Senator from New York.

Timeline

Date Event Source
1817 Land records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1825 County formed Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1825 Court records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1825 Marriage records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1825 Probate records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1830 First census Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
1840 No significant boundary changes after this year Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
1877 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
1830 2,959
1840 6,972
1850 10,573
1860 14,684
1870 17,419
1880 16,249
1890 16,013
1900 16,129
1910 14,852
1920 13,285
1930 11,676
1940 11,430
1950 9,613
1960 8,746
1970 8,135
1980 8,365
1990 7,498

Note: In 1830 McDonough County was reported with Schuyler, and Peoria County was reported with Putnam.

Cemeteries

Cemeteries of Schuyler County, Illinois, United States

Research Tips

Resources

  • Outstanding guide to Schuyler 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.
  • Rootsweb.com: Schuyler County, Illinois
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
source: Family History Library Catalog


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