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Fayette County, Illinois

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  • H. L. Hunt (1889 - 1974)
    Lafayette Hunt, Jr. (February 17, 1889 — November 29, 1974), known throughout his life as "H. L. Hunt," was a Texas oil tycoon and conservative activist. He built one of the world's largest fortunes by...
  • Ransom Ottus Farris (1889 - 1962)
    Son of Edward Charles Farris & ________?
  • Private (1903 - 1990)
  • Eddens Chandler (1788 - 1849)
    Most of this information is from a family tree. Son of Josiah Chandler and Sarah Eddings. Cause of death: Cholera, age 62,occupation:farmer Death record show Eddens/Eddins was born in North Carolina bu...
  • Branson Deaton (1817 - 1881)

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

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Fayette County was formed in 1821 and was named in honor of the Marquis de LaFayette, French hero of the American Revolutionary War.

Adjacent Counties

Cities & Villages

  • Bingham
  • Brownstown
  • Farina
  • Ramsey
  • St. Elmo
  • St. Peter
  • Vandalia (County Seat)

Other Townships & Communities: Augsburg, Avena, Bayle City, Bear Grove, Bluff City, Bowling Green, Carson, Confidence, Hagarstown, Kaskaskia, LaClede, Lone Grove, Loogootee, Loudon, North Hurricane, Otego, Pittsburg, Pope, Sefton, Seminary, Shafter, Shabonier, Sharon, Saint Paul, South Hurricane, Vera, Wheatland and Wilberton



Little Brick House

Vandalia State House

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Living History of Illinois