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Edwards County, Illinois

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  • Joel Dow Gardner, (USA) (1847 - 1908)
    Joel Dow Gardner Illinois Cavalry, 6th Regiment, E Company Joel Gardner and Sarah Arnold were married 12/3/1868 and had a total of 6 children. Joel Gardner married Lizzie Shilling 2/15/1882, the...
  • Clyde Conrad Blackburn (1906 - 1966)
    Update 7/14/2022(CLM): Obituary from the Edwardsville Intelligencer, Edwardsville, Madison County, Illinois, Tuesday, June 7, 1966, page 10: Final rites for Clyde Conrad Blackburn of 90 Circle Driv...
  • Nancy Emerson (1792 - 1876)
    Nancy Mounts Emmerson BIRTH 13 Jul 1792 Lincoln County, Kentucky, USA DEATH 5 Dec 1876 (aged 84) Albion, Edwards County, Illinois, USA BURIAL Little Prairie Cemetery Albion, Edwards County, Illinois, ...
  • Uriel Emmerson (1786 - 1855)
  • William W. Emerson (1795 - 1854)

Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Edwards County, Illinois.

Edwards County was named for Ninian Edwards, the governor of the Illinois Territory, and, later, governor of Illinois. Edwards County is subdivided into "Road Districts", rather than "Townships" as in most Illinois counties. It is located in the southern portion of the state, which is known as "Little Egypt".

Adjacent Counties

Cities, Villages, Communities & Precincts

  • Albion (County Seat)
  • Bennington
  • Black
  • Bone Gap
  • Browns
  • Dixon
  • Ellery
  • French Creek
  • Grayville (part)
  • Maple Grove
  • Marion
  • Red Top
  • Samsville
  • Shelby
  • West Salem



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