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  • State of Illinois

    This subportal is part of the USA Portal . == ILLINOIS = "The Prairie State; Land of Lincoln" Illinois is a state in the midwestern region of the United States, achieving statehood in 1818. It is the 6th most populous state and 25th largest state in terms of land area, and is noted as a microcosm of the entire country. The word "Illinois" comes from a French rendering of a native Algonquin word...

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  • DeWitt County, Illinois

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in DeWitt County, Illinois.The county was formed on March 1, 1839 from Macon and McLean counties. The county was named in honor of the seventh Governor of New York State, DeWitt Clinton. Adjacent Counties * McLean County * Piatt County * Macon County * Logan County Cities, Townships & Villages *Barnett*Clinton (County Seat)*Clintonia*Cre...

  • Macon County, Illinois

    Please add profiles for those who were born, lived or died in Macon County, Illinois.= Official Wesbite =Macon County was formed on January 19, 1829 out of Shelby County. It was named for Nathaniel Macon, a Colonel in the Revolutionary War. Macon later served as senator from North Carolina until his resignation in 1828. In 1830, future US President Abraham Lincoln and his family moved to Macon ...

  • 41st Illinois Infantry (USA), US Civil War

    UNION ILLINOIS VOLUNTEERS 41st Regiment, Illinois Infantry Organized at Decatur, Ill., and mustered in August 5, 1861. Moved to St. Louis, Mo., August 8, 1861, thence to Bird's Point, Mo., August 29, and to Paducah, Ky., September 8. Attached to District of Cairo to December, 1861. 1st Brigade, 2nd Division, District of Cairo, to February, 1862. 1st Brigade, 4th Division, District of West Te...

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  • Stephenson County, Illinois

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Stephenson County, Illinois. Official Website The land that became Stephenson County was first settled by William Waddams in 1832, who founded Waddams Grove. By 1837, population was sufficient to form Stephenson County. It was named for Colonel Benjamin Stephenson, an official of the Illinois Territory. Adjacent Counties Gre...

  • Pike County,Illinois

    This project is for those that were born, lived, and died in Pike County, Illinios.

  • Illinois with Counties, Cities, and Towns Project

    This project is part of the State of Illinois Portal. = ==This project is for those FROM Illinois and/or their respective Counties.==There are 102 counties in the state of Illinois.Most counties in Illinois were named after early American leaders, especially of the American Revolutionary War, as well as soldiers from the Battle of Tippecanoe and the War of 1812. Some are named after natural fea...

  • Cook County, Illinois

    This project is for those who were born, lived, and died in Cook County, Illinois. ==Cook County is a county in the U.S. state of Illinois. It is the second-most populous county in the United States after Los Angeles County, California. As of 2015, the population was 5,238,216. Its county seat is Chicago, the largest city in Illinois and third-most populous city in the United States. More than ...

  • Chicago, Cook County, Illinois

    This project is for those who were born, lived, and died in Chicago, Cook County, Illinois .==The name "Chicago" is derived from a French rendering of the Native American word shikaakwa, known to botanists as Allium tricoccum, from the Miami-Illinois language. The first known reference to the site of the current city of Chicago as "Checagou" was by Robert de LaSalle around 1679 in a memoir.In t...

  • Bloomington-Normal, McLean County, Illinois

    Please add those who were born, lived or died in Bloomington or Normal, Illinois.Bloomington and Normal are twin cities, though Bloomington has the larger population and is the county seat. = Official Website = Bloomington The Bloomington area was at the edge of a large grove occupied by the Kickapoo people before the first Euro-American settlers arrived in the early 1820s. Springing from the s...

  • McLean County, Illinois

    Please add the profiles of anyone who was born, lived or died in McLean County, Illinois.= Official Web Site =McLean County, Illinois was formed in 1830 and named after former Illinois Sen. John McLean (D-IL) . = Official Web Site = Adjacent Counties * Livingston County * Ford County * Woodford County * Champaign County * Piatt County * DeWitt County

  • New Providence Cemetery, Ursa Township, Adams County, Illinois

    This project is for those buried in New Providence Cemetery, Ursa Twp., Adams County, Illinois. Find a Grave Billion Graves

  • Oakland Cemetery, Freeport, Illinois

    This project is for those interred in the Oakland Cemetery located on 2619 West Pearl City Road, Freeport, Stephenson County, Illinois.The cemetery was established in 1901, but has older burials that were removed from Freeport City Cemetery. Notable Interments * Horatio Chapin Burchard (1825-1908) - US Congressman Links Official Website Find a Grave Billion Graves Genealogy Trails

  • Adams County , Illinois

    This project is for those that were born, lived and died in Adams County, Illinois .= Official Website =Adams County was formed in 1825 out of Pike County . Its name is in honor of the sixth President of the United States , John Quincy Adams .When it was created, Hancock County was temporarily attached to Adams until it could organize a county government. Adams County reduced to its current bor...

  • Rockford, Illinois

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Rockford, Illinois. Official Website Rockford is the county seat of Winnebago County and lies on the Rock River. History Rockford traces its roots to 1834, as the combined settlements of Midway were founded on both banks of the Rock River. On the west bank, Germanicus Kent and Thatcher Blake (with his slave Lewis Lemon) founded...

  • Winnebago County, Illinois, USA

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Winnebago County, IL.

  • Knox County, Illinois

    Please add profiles of people who were born, lived or died in Knox County, Illinois.= Official Website =The modern Knox County, Illinois, was organized in 1825 and was named in honor of Henry Knox, the first US Secretary of War. Adjacent Counties * Henry County * Mercer County * Stark County * Fulton County * Peoria County * Warren County Cities & Villages *Abingdon*Altona*East Galesburg* Gales...

  • University of Chicago

    The University of Chicago ( UChicago ) is a private research university in Chicago, Illinois. Founded in 1890, its main campus is located in Chicago's Hyde Park neighborhood. In Fall 2021, it enrolled 18,452 students, including 7,559 undergraduates and 10,893 graduate students. The university is composed of an undergraduate college and five graduate research divisions, which contain all of the...

  • Rock Island County, Illinois, USA

    Please add those who were born, lived, or died in Rock Island County, Illinois. Wikipedia Genealogy Trails GenWebsite Find a Grave

  • Mason County, Illinois

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Mason County, Illinois.Mason County was created in 1841 and is named in honor of George Mason, a member of the Virginia legislature who campaigned for the adoption of the United States Bill of Rights. Adjacent Counties * Logan County * Menard County * Tazewell County * Cass County * Schuyler County * Fulton County Cities, Towns, Villa...

  • Springfield, Illinois

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Springfield, Illinois. Official Website Springfield is the capital of Illinois and the county seat of Sangamon County. History Wikipedia Springfield was originally named "Calhoun", after Senator John C. Calhoun of South Carolina. The land that Springfield now occupies was settled first by trappers and fur traders who came t...

  • Sangamon County, Illinois

    Please add profiles for people who were born, lived or died in Sangamon County, Illinois. Official Website History Sangamon County was formed in 1821 out of Madison and Bond counties. The county was named for the Sangamon River, which runs through it. The origin of the name of the river is unknown; among several explanations is the theory that it comes from the Pottawatomie word Sain-guee...

  • Whiteside County, Illinois, USA

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Whiteside County, IL.

  • Peoria County, Illinois

    Please add profiles for people who were born, lived or died in Peoria County, Illinois. Official Wesbite Peoria County was formed in 1825 and was named for the Peoria, an Illiniwek people who lived there. Adjacent Counties Knox County Stark County Fulton County Marshall County Woodford County Cities & Villages Bartonville Bellevue Brimfield Chillicothe Dunlap ...

  • Grundy County, Illinois

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Grundy County, Illinois.= Official Website =Grundy County was established on February 17, 1841. It was named after U.S. Attorney General Felix Grundy (1777–1840). The county was well known for its coal mines and attracted miners from Pennsylvania and other regions to work its deposits. The Diamond Mine Disaster occurred in Grundy Coun...

  • LaSalle County, Illinois

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in LaSalle County, Illinois.= Official Website =LaSalle County was formed on January 15, 1831 out of Tazewell and Putnam Counties. It is named for the early French explorer René-Robert Cavelier, Sieur de La Salle.William D. Boyce founded the Boy Scouts of America in Ottawa. He and two other founders established the BSA, but Boyce is give...

  • Union County, Illinois, USA

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Union County, IL.

  • Macoupin County, Illinois

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Macoupin County, Illinois.Macoupin County was established on January 17, 1829 and was named after Macoupin Creek, which in turn was an adaptation of the Miami-Illinois term for the American lotus, Nelumbo lutea.The county had previously played a major role in violent 1890s disputes that brought unwanted national attention, was at cent...

  • St. Mary's Cemetery, Emington, Illinois

    This project is for those who are buried in St. Mary's Cemetery, Emington, Livingston County, Illinois. Located on 26573-26589 County Highway 4, the cemetery is also known as Loretto Cemetery and St. Mary's Catholic Cemetery . Find a Grave

  • Livingston County, Illinois

    Please add profiles for those who were born, lived or died in Livingston County, Illinois.Livingston was established on February 27, 1837. It was named after Edward Livingston, a prominent politician who was mayor of New York City and represented New York in the United States House of Representatives and Louisiana in both houses of Congress. He later served as Andrew Jackson's Secretary of Stat...

  • Edgar County, Illinois

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Edgar County, Illinois.= Official Website =Edgar County was formed out of Clark County in 1823. It was named for John Edgar, an Irish-born officer in the Royal Navy who resigned rather than fight against the Americans in the Revolutionary War. Adjacent Counties * Clark County * Vigo County, Ind. * Coles County * Douglas County * Vermi...

  • Northwestern University

    Wikipedia =Northwestern University (NU) is a private research university with campuses in Evanston and Chicago in Illinois, United States, as well as Doha, Qatar. Home to twelve schools and colleges, Northwestern offers 124 undergraduate degrees and 145 graduate and professional degrees.Northwestern was founded in 1851 by John Evans, for whom the City of Evanston is named, and eight other lawye...

  • Tazewell County, Illinois

    Please add profiles for those who were born, lived or died in Tazewell County, Illinois. Official Website Tazewell County was formed in 1827. The consensus appears to be that it was named in honor of Littleton Tazewell, who served in the U.S. Senate, and who became Governor of Virginia in 1834. It is, however, possible that it was named after Littleton's father, prominent Virginia politician...

  • Marshall County, Illinois

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Marshall County, Illinois.Marshall County was formed in 1839 and was named in honor of John Marshall, Chief Justice of the United States Supreme Court, who died in 1835. Adjacent Counties * Bureau County * LaSalle County * Putnam County * Woodford County * Stark County * Peoria County Cities, Villages, Townships & Communities Bell Pla...

  • Champaign County, Illinois

    Please add profiles for those who were born, lived or died in Champaign County, Illinois.= Official Website =Champaign County was organized in 1833, having been previously a part of Vermilion County. The county and county seat were named for Champaign County, Ohio and Urbana, Ohio respectively, the homeplace of the Illinois legislator who sponsored the bill to create the county. The development...

  • McHenry County, Illinois

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in McHenry County, Illinois.= Official Website =McHenry County was formed in 1836 and was named for Major William McHenry, a member of the Illinois Militia during Tecumseh's War, a major during the Blackhawk War in 1832, and a member of the Illinois House of Representatives and Senate. Adjacent Counties * Kenosha County, Wisc. * Lake Cou...

  • Mt. Greenwood Cemetery, Chicago, Illinois

    This project is for those buried in Mt. Greenwood Cemetery, Chicago, Illinois. Mount Greenwood Cemetery was established in 1879 and the first burial was Apr 01, 1880. This cemetery is owned by the Mount Greenwood Cemetery Association, which is private stockholders. Find a Grave Interment.net Chicago Tribune Article - December 13, 2020 The Beverly Review Article - July 21, 2020 Hist...

  • Thornber Cemetery, Powellton, Illinois

    This project is for those buried in Thornber Cemetery, Powellton, Hancock County, Illinois. Thornber Cemetery, also known as Powellton Cemetery , is located in Section 12 of Sonora Township, Hancock County, Illinois, 1/2 mile south of Powellton, and 5 1/2 miles west of Adrian, Rock Creek Township. Find a Grave IL GenWeb

  • Jo Daviess County, Illinois

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Jo Daviess County, Illinois.= Official Website =Jo Daviess County was formed in 1827 and was named for Maj. Joseph Hamilton Daveiss, United States District Attorney for Kentucky, who was killed in 1811 at the Battle of Tippecanoe. Maj. Daveiss' name was widely misspelled and locals pronounce it as 'Davis'. Adjacent Counties * Carroll ...

  • DuPage County, Illinois

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in DuPage County, Illinois.= Official Website =DuPage County was formed on February 9, 1839 out of Cook County. The county took its name from the DuPage River, which was, in turn, named after a French fur trapper, DuPage. The county has a high socioeconomic profile and residents of Hinsdale, Naperville and Oak Brook include some of the w...

  • Will County, Illinois,USA

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Will County, IL.

  • Swan Lake Memory Gardens, Peoria, Illinois

    This project is for those buried in Swan Lake Memory Gardens, Peoria, Illinois. Official Website Find a Grave Billion Graves

  • Sts. Peter & Paul Catholic Cemetery, Collinsville, Illinois

    This project is for those buried in Sts.Peter & Paul Catholic Cemetery, Collinsville, Madison County, Illinois. In 1865, Rev. Anthony Rustige purchased the first land for the cemetery at the end of East Main Street. The last land acquisition was a gift of the Hedden family in 1962. As late as 1890 the cemetery was still outside the city limits. Orient Street was the boundary. Over 4,000 people...

  • Sunset Cemetery

    Sunset Cemetery, also known as: Illinois Veterans Home Cemetery, Soldiers and Sailors Cemetery, Veterans Cemetery in located in Quincy, Illinois. Find a Grave

  • Sunset Hill Cemetery, Glen Carbon, Illinois

    This project is for those buried in Sunset Hill Cemetery, Glen Carbon, Madison County, Illinois. This cemetery is situated in both Glen Carbon and Edwardsville, but as of May 2005 the office address is in Glen Carbon. The cemetery is also known as Sunset Hills Memorial Estates . Notable Interments Harry "The Horse" Gallatin (1927-2015) - NBA Player Roland Charles Meyers AKA Whip Wilso...

  • Sunset Memorial Gardens, Machesney Park, Illinois

    This project is for those buried in Sunset Memorial Gardens, Machesney Park, Winnebago County, Illinois. Machesney Park is located in a suburb of Rockford, Illinois, on 8800 North Alpine Road. It is also known as Sunset Funeral Home and Memorial Gardens and Sunset Memorial Gardens Cemetery . Find a Grave Billion Graves

  • Sunset Gardens of Memory, Millstadt, Illinois

    This project is for those buried in Sunset Gardens of Memory, Millstadt, St. Clair County, Illinois. Official Website Find a Grave

  • Sunset Memorial Lawns, Northbrook, Illinois

    This project is for those buried in Sunset Memorial Lawns, Northbrook, Cook County, Illinois. Official Website Find a Grave Billion Graves

  • Madison County, Illinois

    Please add profiles for those who were born, lived or died in Madison County, Illinois.= Official Website =Madison County was established on September 14, 1812 and was named for President James Madison .In the late 19th century, Madison County became an industrial region, and in the 20th century was known first for Graniteware, and later for its steel mills, oil refineries, and other heavy indu...

  • Sunset Memorial Park, Danville, Illinois

    This project is for those buried in Sunset Memorial Park, Danville, Vermilion County, Illinois. This is an active and very well-maintained cemetery with a pond and swans near the front of the park. Official Website Find a Grave

  • St. Clair County, Illinois

    Please add profiles for those who were born, lived or died in St. Clair County, Illinois. Official Website History After the United States achieved independence in the late 18th century, St. Clair County was the first county established in present-day Illinois; it antedates Illinois' existence as a separate jurisdiction. The county was established in 1790 by a proclamation of Arthur St. C...

  • Sugar Grove Cemetery, Sugar Grove, Kane County, Illinois

    This project is for those buried in Sugar Grove Cemetery, Sugar Grove, Kane County, Illinois. Find a Grave Billion Graves

  • Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery

    Wikipedia The Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery covers 982 acres in Elwood, Illinois . It is located approximately 50 miles southwest of Chicago, Illinois . Find a Grave

  • Livingston Cemetery, Marshall, Illinois

    This project is for those who are buried in Livingston Cemetery, Marshall, Clark County, Illinois. Find a Grave

  • Stark County, Illinois

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Stark County, Illinois. Stark County was formed in 1839. It was named for General Colonel John Stark (August 28, 1728 – May 8, 1822), who served in the American Continental Army during the American Revolutionary War. He became widely known as the "Hero of Bennington" for his exemplary service at the Battle of Bennington in 1777. Ad...

  • Lake County, Illinois

    Please add profiles for those who were born, lived or died in Lake County, Illinois.= Official Website =The county, which was primarily unsettled prairie and was still home to its native Potawatomi Indians, was created by the Illinois State Legislature in 1839. Adjacent Counties * Kenosha County, Wisc. * McHenry County * Cook County Cities *Highland Park*Highwood*Lake Forest*North Chicago*Park ...

  • Linwood Cemetery, Galesburg, Illinois

    This project is for those who are buried in Linwood Cemetery, Galesburg, Knox County, Illinois. The cemetery is located on the west edge of Galesburg, Illinois, at West Main Street. and Linwood Road on the southwest corner, near by-pass 34 and Highway 164. It is owned and maintained by the city. Find a Grave IL GenWeb

  • Monmouth College

    Wikipedia =Monmouth College is a four-year coeducational private liberal arts college located in Monmouth, Illinois, United States. Monmouth is a selective, exclusively undergraduate four-year institution that enrolls approximately 1,300 students from 35 countries. Students choose courses from 35 major programs, 30 minors and 16 pre-professional programs in a core curriculum that features stron...

  • North Central College

    North Central College is a private college in Naperville, Illinois. It is affiliated with the United Methodist Church and has nearly 70 areas of study in undergraduate majors, minors, and programs through 19 academic departments organized in three undergraduate colleges/schools (College of Arts and Sciences, School of Business and Entrepreneurship, School of Education and Health Sciences) and a...

  • North Park University

    North Park University is a private Christian university in Chicago, Illinois. It was founded in 1891 by the Evangelical Covenant Church. It is located on Chicago's north side and enrolls more than 3,000 undergraduate and graduate students. Wikipedia

  • Northeastern Illinois University

    Wikipedia =Northeastern Illinois University (NEIU) is a public state university located in Chicago, Illinois. NEIU serves 10,000 students in the region and is a federally designated Hispanic Serving Institution. The main campus is located in the community area of North Park with three additional campuses in the metropolitan area. NEIU has one of the longest running free form community radio sta...

  • Northern Illinois University

    Wikipedia =Northern Illinois University (NIU) is a public research university located in DeKalb, Illinois, United States, with satellite centers in Chicago, Hoffman Estates, Naperville, Rockford, and Oregon. It was originally founded as Northern Illinois State Normal School on May 22, 1895, by Illinois Governor John P. Altgeld as part of an expansion of the state's system for producing college ...

  • Olivet Nazarene University

    Wikipedia =Olivet Nazarene University (ONU) is a Christian liberal arts university located in the village of Bourbonnais, Illinois, United States. Named for Olivet, Illinois, ONU was originally established as a grammar school in east-central Illinois in 1907. It is affiliated with the Church of the Nazarene and is the annual site of the Church's "Regional Celebrate Life" youth gathering for the...

  • Roosevelt University

    Wikipedia Roosevelt University is a coeducational, private university with campuses in Chicago, Illinois and Schaumburg, Illinois. Founded in 1945, the university is named in honor of both former President Franklin Delano Roosevelt and First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt. The university's curriculum is based on principles of social justice. The university enrolls around 7,000 students between its un...

  • Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science

    Wikipedia Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science (RFUMS) is a nonprofit, private, interprofessional graduate school located in North Chicago, Illinois. It has more than 2,000 students in five schools: the Chicago Medical School, the College of Health Professions, the College of Pharmacy, the School of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies, and the Dr. William M. Scholl College of Pod...

  • Southern Illinois University Carbondale

    Wikipedia Southern Illinois University is a public research university located in Carbondale, Illinois, United States. Founded in 1869, SIU is the flagship campus of the Southern Illinois University system. (The other members are Southern Illinois University Edwardsville, Southern Illinois University School of Medicine, Southern Illinois School of Law, and Southern Illinois University School o...

  • Southern Illinois University Edwardsville

    Wikipedia southern Illinois University Edwardsville, (commonly abbreviated SIUE or The "e"), is a coeducational, public Master's college and university in Edwardsville, Illinois, United States about 20 miles (32 km) northeast of St. Louis, Missouri.[4] SIUE was established in 1957 as an extension of Southern Illinois University Carbondale, and is the younger and smaller of the two major instit...

  • Spoon River College

    Wikipedia Spoon River College (SRC), located in Canton, Illinois, is one of 48 two-year, open-admission colleges of the Illinois Community College System (ICCS), organized under the Illinois Public Community College Act. Spoon River College's district comprises parts of Schuyler County, McDonough County, Mason County, and Knox County in West-Central Illinois.

  • Millikin University

    Wikipedia =Millikin University is an American co-educational, comprehensive, private, four-year university with traditional undergraduate programs in arts and sciences, business, fine arts, and professional studies, as well as non-traditional, adult degree-completion programs (PACE) and graduate programs in business administration and nursing. Millikin's campus is in Decatur, Illinois and serve...

  • McKendree University

    Wikipedia =McKendree University (McK), formerly known as McKendree College, is a private liberal arts university located in Lebanon, Illinois, United States. The area is a part of the Metro-East region of Greater St. Louis. Founded in 1828 as the Lebanon Seminary, it is the oldest college in Illinois. McKendree enrolls approximately 2,300 undergraduates and nearly 700 graduate students represen...

  • Loyola University Chicago

    Wikipedia =Loyola University Chicago (often referred to as Loyola or LUC) is a private American Catholic university located in Chicago, Illinois. Founded in 1870 by the Jesuits, today Loyola is one of the largest Catholic universities in the nation and a major contributor to Chicago's economic and cultural capital. Loyola's professional schools have educated generations of local business and ci...

  • Lake Forest College

    Wikipedia =Lake Forest College is a four-year coeducational private liberal arts college in Lake Forest, Illinois, on Chicago's North Shore. Founded in 1857 as Lind University by Presbyterian ministers, the college has been coeducational since 1876 and an undergraduate-focused liberal arts institution since 1903. Lake Forest enrolls approximately 1,600 students representing 47 states and 81 cou...

  • Knox College (Illinois)

    Official Website =Knox College is a private liberal arts college in Galesburg, Illinois. It is one of 40 schools featured in Loren Pope's influential book Colleges That Change Lives.

  • John Marshall Law School (Chicago)

    Wikipedia =The John Marshall Law School is a law school in Chicago, Illinois, that was founded in 1899 and accredited by the American Bar Association in 1951. The school was named for the influential nineteenth-century U.S. Supreme Court Chief Justice John Marshall.The John Marshall Law School offers programs for both part-time and full-time students, with both day and night classes available, ...

  • Illinois College

    Wikipedia Illinois College is a private, liberal arts college, affiliated with the United Church of Christ and the Presbyterian Church (USA), and located in Jacksonville, Illinois. It was the second college founded in Illinois, but the first to grant a degree (in 1835). It was founded in 1829 by the Illinois Band, students from Yale University who traveled westward to found new colleges.[3][4] ...

  • Illinois College of Optometry

    Wikipedia =The Illinois College of Optometry (ICO) is a 4-year private optometry college located in the city of Chicago, Illinois. Graduating approximately 160 optometrists a year, it is the largest optometry college in the United States and is the oldest continually operating educational facility dedicated solely to the teaching of optometrists. The College complex incorporates more than 366,0...

  • Illinois Institute of Technology

    Wikipedia =Illinois Institute of Technology, commonly called Illinois Tech or IIT, is a private Ph.D.-granting research university located in Chicago, in the U.S. state of Illinois, with programs in engineering, science, psychology, architecture, business, communications, industrial technology, information technology, design and law. It traces its history to several 19th century engineering and...

  • Illinois State University

    Wikipedia =Illinois State University (ISU), founded in 1857, is the oldest public university in Illinois and is located in Normal, Illinois. The University emphasizes teaching and is recognized as one of the top ten largest producers of teachers in the US according to the American Association of Colleges of Teacher Education. The University's athletic teams are members of the Missouri Valley Co...

  • Illinois Wesleyan University

    Wikipedia =Illinois Wesleyan University is an independent undergraduate liberal arts college located in Bloomington, Illinois. Founded in 1850, the central portion of the present campus was acquired in 1854 with the first building erected in 1856. It offers over 80 majors, minors and programs in the liberal arts, business, the fine arts, nursing, and eight pre-professional areas.The University'...

  • Education in Illinois

    This subportal is part of the Illinois Portal and the Education in the United States Portal . = Welcome to the Education in Illinois subportal! This subportal is part of the Education in the United States portal, which is in turn part of Geni's umbrella portal for all education-related projects. We hope this categorization makes things easier for you to find! If you have a project ...

  • Greenville University

    Wikipedia =Greenville University is a liberal arts university in Greenville, Illinois. It is affiliated with the Free Methodist Church, a church with an evangelical foundation. Greenville College was renamed Greenville University on June 1, 2017. Notable Alumni

  • Eastern Illinois University

    Wikipedia =Eastern Illinois University is a state university located in Charleston, Illinois, United States. Established in 1895 as the Eastern Illinois State Normal School, a teacher's college offering a two-year degree, Eastern Illinois University gradually expanded into a comprehensive university with a broad curriculum, including Baccalaureate and Master's degrees in education, business, ar...

  • Augustana College (Illinois)

    Official Website =Augustana College is a private liberal arts college in Rock Island, Illinois, United States. The college enrolls approximately 2,500 students. Covering 115 acres (46.5 ha) of hilly, wooded land, Augustana is adjacent to the Mississippi River. Notable Alumni

  • Aurora University

    Aurora University is a private, nonprofit, co-educational liberal arts college located in Aurora, Illinois, United States, 40 miles west of Chicago. In addition to its main campus and the Orchard Center in Aurora, Illinois, AU offers programs online, at its George Williams College campus in Williams Bay, Wisconsin, and at the Woodstock Center in downtown Woodstock, Illinois. Approximately 5,500...

  • Bradley University

    Wikipedia =Bradley University is a private, mid-sized university in Peoria, Illinois. Founded in 1897, Bradley University currently enrolls 5,700 students.The Bradley Polytechnic Institute was founded by philanthropist Lydia Moss Bradley in 1897 in memory of her husband Tobias and their six children, all of whom died early and suddenly, leaving Bradley a childless widow. The Bradleys had discus...

  • Chicago State University

    Wikipedia =Chicago State University (CSU) is a state university of the U.S. state of Illinois, located in Chicago. The University is a member-school of Thurgood Marshall College Fund. Notable Alumni

  • Chicago-Kent College of Law

    Wikipedia =Chicago-Kent College of Law is a law school affiliated with Illinois Institute of Technology. It is the second oldest law school in the state of Illinois. Its trial advocacy program is ranked in 2015 by U.S. News and World Report as the fourth best program in the country. According to Chicago-Kent's 2014 American Bar Association-required disclosures, 85% of the 2014 class secured a p...

  • Springdale Cemetery & Mausoleum, Peoria, Illinois

    This project is for those interred in Springdale Cemetery & Mausoleum, Peoria, Illinois. This 227-acre cemetery, founded in 1854, has over six miles of roadways winding through its hills and valleys and is the final resting place for almost 70,000 people with room for many more. Notable Interments Horace Capron, Jr. (1839-1864) - Civil War Medal of Honor Recipient Edwin Van Meter Cham...

  • Effingham County, Illinois

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Effingham County, Illinois.Effingham County was formed in 1831 out of Fayette and Crawford counties. It may have been named after Thomas Howard, 3rd Earl of Effingham, who resigned his commission as general in the British army in 1775, refusing to serve in the war against the Colonies. The name is Anglo-Saxon for "Effa's house". New i...

  • Clark County, Illinois

    Please add profiles for people who were born, lived or died in Clark County, Illinois.= Official Website =Clark County was formed in 1819 out of Crawford County. At the time of its formation, Clark County included about a third of Illinois, and extended as far north as the present state of Wisconsin. In 1821 the northern part of Clark County became part of the newly created Pike County, and the...

  • Coles County, Illinois

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Coles County, Illinois. History Coles County was organized on December 25, 1830 out of Clark and Edgar counties. It was named after Edward Coles, the second governor of Illinois, from 1822 to 1826. The majority of the American settlers who founded Coles County, Illinois were either from the six New England states, or were born in upst...

  • Spring Lake Cemetery, Aurora, Illinois

    This project is for those buried in Spring Lake Cemetery, Aurora, Illinois. The cemetery was founded in 1865. Spring Lake Cemetery was incorporated under the name of The Aurora Cemetery Company February 13, 1865. The cemetery is rich in tradition, has close affiliation with the history of the lives and families who have made our non for-profit cemetery possible. The cemetery covers around for...

  • Oakwood Cemetery, Greenfield, Illinois

    This project is for those buried in Oakwood Cemetery, Greenfield, Greene County, Illinois.The cemetery is also known as Greenfield Cemetery . Find a Grave RootsWeb Billion Graves

  • Greene County, Illinois

    Please add profiles for those who were born, lived or died in Greene County, Illinois.Greene County was established in 1821 and is named in honor of General Nathanael Greene, a hero of the American Revolutionary War. Adjacent Counties * Calhoun County * Jersey County * Pike County * Macoupin County * Morgan County * Scott County Cities & Villages *Carrollton (County Seat)*Eldred*Greenfield*Hill...

  • Fayette County, Illinois

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Fayette County, Illinois.= Official Website =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 * Effingham County * Shelby County * Clay County * Marion County * Clinton County * Bond County * Montgomery County

  • Hancock County, Illinois

    Please add profiles for those who were born, lived or died in Hancock County, Illinois.Hancock County was part of the "Military Tract" set aside by Congress to reward veterans of the War of 1812. Actual settlement of the interior of the county was delayed by concerns about hostile American Indians. After their defeat in the Blackhawk War in 1832, settlement proceeded quickly.Hancock County was ...

  • Ogle County, Illinois

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Ogle County, Illinois.= Official Website =Ogle County was formed in 1836 and named in honor of Captain Joseph Ogle, a veteran of the Revolutionary War who settled in Illinois in 1785. Adjacent Counties * Boone County * DeKalb County * Winnebago County * Lee County * Whiteside County * Carroll County Cities & Villages *Adeline*Byron*Cr...

  • Mullen Cemetery, Spring Point Township, Cumberland County, Illinois

    This project is for those buried in Mullen Cemetery, Spring Point Township, Cumberland County, Illinois. The cemetery is located about two miles northeast of Montrose. Find a Grave

  • Likely Cemetery, Walkerville, Illinois

    This project is for those buried in Likely Cemetery, Walkerville, Greene County, Illinois. Cemetery is located off to the North of the blacktop road in a clearing of trees between two cornfields. Cemetery is maintained but several of the headstones have either been toppled over or are weathered to the point of being unreadable. Last internment there was 1983. The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS)...

  • Momence Cemetery, Momence, Kankakee County, Illinois

    Momence Cemetery, also known as Momence Protestant Cemetery, is located in Momence, Kankakee, Illinois. The cemetery was established in 1870 and is overseen by the Momence Cemetery Association. Find a Grave Genealogy Trails

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