What's New

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

Date
Improvement
2019 Sep 15 Thanks to Margaret Johnston, added TURLEY family info
2019 Jul 24 Thanks to Jane Copes, added her as look-up volunteer for 1875 Plat Book
2019 Jul 24 Added a few 1900 Historical Encyclopedia of Illinois extractions
2019 Jun 17 Added more biographies from 1891 Portrait and Biographical Record of Shelby County
2019 May 29 Added more biographies from 1891 Portrait and Biographical Record of Shelby County
2019 Apr 28 Added extraction and Resource link to History of the Disciples of Christ in Illinois
2019-Feb-16 Added 26 additional 1891 biographies
2018-Dec-17 Added 22 more 1891 biographies
2018-Nov-02 Added Resource link to naturalization records at FamilySearch.org
2018-Oct-10 Thanks to Craig Kammerer, added his Alanson Hill query and info
2018-Sep-22 Thanks to Meri Arnett-Kremian, added her Abner Reed query
2018-Sep-15 Thanks to Meri Arnett-Kremian, added Reed families
2018-Aug-12 Thanks to Donna Laughlin, added Hiram Scarborough photo
2018-Jun-08 Thanks to Melissa McCord, added links to Sanborn Fire Insurance Maps
2018-May-26 Added 24 more 1891 biographies
2018-Apr-10 Added 12 more 1891 biographies
2018-Apr-09 Added 25 more 1891 biographies
2018-Apr-07 Thanks to Tim Stowell, added Galbraith's railway map
2018-Feb-15 Thanks to Ann Mensch, added Korean War Fatal Casualties listing
2018-Feb-12 Thanks to Ann Mensch, added Vietnam War Fatal Casualties listing
2018-Jan-13 Added a few more 1891 biographies
2018-Jan-12 Added a few more 1891 biographies
2018-Jan-11 Added a few more 1891 biographies
2017-Dec-11 Thanks to ILGenWeb, added Mexican-American War link
2017-Nov-01 Thanks to Preston Brown, added Cushman-Brown family photo
2017-Jul-14 Added 1881 Chapter 7
2017-Jun-30 Added Revolutionary War burial listing and ILSSAR resource link
2017-May-29 Added a few more 1891 biographies
2017-Apr-08 Added a few more 1891 biographies
2017-Apr-07 Added a few more 1891 biographies
2017-Mar-04 Thanks to Jon Carpenter's interest, added family group sheet for Leonard Phillips
2017-Feb-28 Thanks to Jon Carpenter's interest, added 1891 biography of Henry Carpenter and some Carpenter family charts
2017-Jan-12 Added Circuit Court index from Illinois State Archives website
2016-Dec-07 Reformatted website, added more maps
2016-Dec-05 Added some 1891 biographies
2016-Nov-14 Added soldier listings for Black Hawk War, Mexican-American War, Civil War, 1883 pensioners, and Spanish-American War
2016-Oct-07 Added 1929 Honor Roll and Soldiers' & Sailors' Home Residents, fixed 3 broken links
2016-Sep-19 Added 1891 Biographies list of Shelby county names
2016-Aug-27 Added CUSHMAN, GRAYBILL, and NAZWORTHY family charts
2016-Jul-17 Thanks to Anthony Sarno, added FINK comment
2016-Jun-16 Thanks to Linda Lang, added 1887 news
2016-Jun-12 Thanks to Linda Lang, added Historical Society resource
2016-May-29 Thanks to Linda Lang, added obituary, marriage, Austin family, 1857 Property Tax, 1897 news, and 1898 news  listings.
2016-May-21 Thanks to Linda Lang, added 1878 Births and Deaths listings
2016-May-20 Thanks to Linda Lang, added 1900-1915 Deaths and Marriages listing
2016-May-19 Thanks to Linda Lang, added 1972-73 Death listing
2016-May-16 Thanks to Linda Lang, added 1974 Death listing
2016-May-12 Norma Hass returns as County Coordinator
2014-Jul-26 Added death records
2014-Jun-28 Added excerpts from Civil War and WWI publications
2014-Jun-26 Added marriages

2014-Jun-22

New look courtesy of veteran GenWeb coordinator Marsha Bryant of Templates in Time.

Templates in Time