Library Holdings


BIRTHS

  • Christian County Birth Index (bound) 1877-1881
  • Christian County Birth Index (microfiche) 1878-1916

 CEMETERIES

All township cemetery records are available at the library for review and purchase (see Publications to order cemetery publications)

CENSUS

  • U.S. Federal Census (transcribed from original in binder) - 1820  *  1840  *  1850  *  1860  *  1870 * 1880
  • U.S. Federal Census (on microfiche) - 1840  *  1870  *  1880  *  1900  *  1910  *  1920
  • Illinois State Census (transcribed from original in binder & on microfiche) - 1855 * 1865
  • Cass - Clay County Census (on microfiche) - 1870

DEATHS

  • Index of Deaths before 1900
  • Index of Deaths - from Pana Gazette (Aug. 1865, 1868-1886)
  • Register of interment permits - Stonington area (1902-1920)
  • Stocks Funeral Home Index - Morrisonville (1918-1914)
  • Bivens Funeral Home Index - Morrisonville (1941-1979)
  • McCracken Funeral Home Index - Pana
  • Stumpf Funeral Home Index- Pana (1952-1976)
  • Stumpf Funeral Home Records
  • Christian County Death Index (on microfiche)- "A - Piper"  1878-1927 & "Piper - Z"  1878-1916

DIRECTORIES

  • Christian County Directory:  1972 * 1973 * 1975 * 1976 * 1977 * 1979 * 1983 * 1985
  • Farmers & Breeders of Christian County by Prairie Farmer 1918 (reprint)
  • Pana City Directory:  1957 * 1962
  • Taylorville City Directory:  1919-1920 * 1925 * 1928 * 1932 * 1936 * 1940 * 1942 * 1944 * 1947 * 1949 * 1952 * 1954 * 1956 * 1958 * 1959 * 1961 * 1963 * 1965 * 1966 * 1968 * 1987 * 1988 * 1989 * 1990 * 1991 * 1992 * 1993 * 1994

FAMILY HISTORIES AND GENEALOGIES

Adam S. Curry Sr., Mary K. Rankin & Deanne Morris (donated by Joann Patino)

HISTORIES (CHRISTIAN COUNTY)

  • Atlantic Monthly - 1914
  • "Cities, Counties, Constellations, Courthouses, Clocks" - Courthouse Clock
  • Christian Co. History - Sesquicentennial Edition - 1968 with 1880
  • Christian Co. Holdings at Decatur Gen Soc Library - 1992
  • Christian County "Rich In History" by Terry Ryan
  • Christian County Bi-Centennial Minutes
  • Commonwealth Edison - Archaeology Survey - 1998
  • Depression - 1920—1941 Wm. S. Ladd
  • Early Christian County History - Millennium Ed. 2000 - (reprint of 1976)
  • Early County History & Towns - Dorothy Drennan
  • Elegant Homes from a Past Era
  • Elks Charity Minstrel - 1912
  • First Court House - Restoration - 1971
  • Historical Encyclopedia of IL. & History of Christian Co. - 1918 - Vol. I
  • Historical Encyclopedia of IL. & History of Christian Co. - 1918 - Vol. II
  • Historical Society - 1965—1966 - Book of Facts
  • Index - 1880 & 1968 County History - Sesquicentennial Ed. by Winetka Lib
  • Index - Biographies in 1880 History
  • Index - Portrait & Biographical Record - 1893   - (original)
  • Inventory of Historic Landmarks
  • Kay Fatso the Circus Elephant  (died in Taylorville 1994)
  • Lake Taylorville
  • Newspaper - Taylorville Record - 1941 (Bound)
  • Newspapers
  • Past & Present by McBride - 1904
  • Personal Planner
  • Poems - G.C. Francis
  • Portrait & Biographical record - 1893 (reprint)
  • Railway Business Directory 1873

MAPS

  • Christian County (18x20) - Locates 911 address
  • Christian County (18x24) - Locates Cemeteries
  • Christian County (24x30) - Locates Residences & Cemeteries - 1992
  • Christian County Plat - 1891
  • Christian County Plat - 1979
  • Christian County Atlas & Plat Book – 1973
  • Christian County Land Atlas & Plat Book - 1989
  • Christian County - Plat Book & Complete Survey – 1924
  • Christian County Plat Book & Farmer's Directory - 1962 
  • Christian County Plat Maps -1948, 1953 & 1956
  • Christian County - Standard Atlas - 1891
  • Christian County Wall & Plat Maps - reprints in binder
  • 1872, 1891, 1902, 1911, 1918 & 1924
  • Illinois - Atlas of State - 1876
  • Illinois State Map (11x16) - Loctes Counties - 1837
  • Illinois State Maps - 1987-88, 1991-92, 1995, 1996
  • Standard Atlas - 1911
  • Taylorville
  • Taylorville (20x20) 1963
  • Taylorville City Plat (20x18) - Locates streets
  • World Atlas - 1975 (4th edition)
  • World Atlas - Literary Digest - 1931
  • World Atlas - New Popular Atlas - 1901
  • World Atlas - Colliers

MARRIAGES

  • Marriages of Christian County - Vol. A 1839-1866  (bound and on CD)
  • Marriages of Christian County - Vol. B 1866-1884  (bound and on CD)
  • Marriages of Christian County - Vol. C 1884-1902  (bound and on CD)
  • Marriages of Christina Co. residents married in Sangamon Country (bound)
  • Marriage Index - Christian Co. Vol. A, B, C, D and part of E (1866-1924) on microfiche
  • Marriage Index Register Vol. A (1839-1866) on microfiche
  • Marriage Index Register Vol. B (1866-1844) on microfiche
  • Marriage Index Register Vol. C (1884-1902) on microfiche
  • Marriage Index Register Vol. D (1902-1921) on microfiche

MILITARY

  • Civil War - Illinois Prisoners at Andersonville, Ga
  • Civil War - William Martin Provine Diary (1864-1865)
  • Civil War Veterans Buried in Christian County
  • Civil War Veterans of Christian County - featured in CCGS 1986 - Quarterly Vol. III - Summer edition
  • Civil War Veterans of Illinois  (1997)
  • Honor Roll of Christian County (1956)
  • Honor Roll of Christian County (supplement by William J. Robe)
  • Spanish American War - Letters by Corp. William P. Elliott
  • WWI & WWII - Service records - Pana Community
  • WWI - Company "C" 123rd Reg.
  • WWI - History of Battery A - 123rd Field Artillery
  • WWII - Service records - Assumption Community

NEWSPAPERS - See Christian CountyTowns and Villages

QUARTERLY AND BI-ANNUAL PUBLICATIONS - See Quarterly Publications

SCHOOLS - See Christian County Schools