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Queries

This site uses the RootsWeb Message Board for its query system. These message boards allow your query to be viewed and searched instantly. Messages posted to this board are also sent to the Carroll County mailing list hosted by RootsWeb. To view the Carroll County, Illinois board at Rootsweb, click here.

Queries posted before January 1, 1998 are no longer available.

For information on how to post effective queries, visit the following sites:

bulletBirmingham Genealogical Society
bulletSt. Clair County, MIGenWeb has a humorous how-to with examples

The sites listed above are just a few of the many sites online that give tips on writing effective queries. Try visiting Cyndi's List or doing an internet search if you need more tips.

Mailing Lists

Mailing lists are a great tool for researchers to connect with other researchers who share a common interest. To receive and post messages via email, you must be subscribed to the list. Normally subscribers to a list receive an email every time someone posts, but some lists have digest versions, which allow you to receive one email with several posts in it.

The following lists may be of interest to Carroll County researchers. The following links will take you to another site which will have a list description and instructions for subscribing.

bullet ILCarrol-L
bullet IA-IL-QCA-TALK
bullet Illinois-Roots
bullet IL-Northern
bulletIL-Obits

Roll Call

On the Carroll Co. mailing list there was a Roll Call.  Our Roll Call page has a list of surnames that are being researched. 

Family Outlines Project

We have a few family outlines here on our Family Outlines page.  If you would like to submit your family outline to be put online, please email me at [email protected]. These can be as plain or as elaborate as you care to get.  I am more than willing to put photos with your outline.

 

Miscellaneous Internet Links

AfriGeneas ~ African Ancestored Genealogy The web's premier African American genealogy destination. Transcriptions, databases, message boards, chats, etc.

African American Cemeteries Online The oldest and largest African American cemetery transcription site.

Settlers to Midwest States - Over the past few years Dale Morrow has developed a website, tracking families to the Midwestern states of Ohio, Kentucky, Indiana, Illinois, Missouri, Iowa, Kansas, and Nebraska, from the eastern states of Maryland, Virginia, and West Virginia. This includes settlers to Carroll County.

Illinois State Archives - Global Database Search

GenealogyLink.com:
Illinois Archives Historical & Genealogical Societies List with Links
Illinois State, County & City Government Website Links
Illinois Antique Maps & Atlases with links
Carroll County, IL Facts with links