Adams County Illinois Resources

Links to Online Books:

Ancestors and Descendants of Thomas Leach.... includes Lierle family

Black Life in West Central Illinois

Congressional Edition, Volume 317

Haunting the Prairie: A Tourists Guide to the Weird and Wild Places of Illinois

History of Quincy and its Men of Mark: or Facts and figures etc.

Illinois: A Descriptive and Historical Guide

Past and Present of the City of Quincy and Adams County, Illinois

Place Names of Illinois

Polish Pioneers in Illinois 1818-1850

Portrait and Biographical Record of Adams County IL

Quincy, Illinois: The Value of the Past is in the Present

Reminiscences of Quincy, Illinois: Containing Historical Events, Anectdotes etc.

Revolutionary Soldiers Buried in Illinois

The History of Adams County IL

The Ancestry of Edward Wells of Quincy, Illinois

The City of Quincy, Illinois, its Trade and Manufacturers, etc.

Then & Now Quincy, Illinois

Books available from retailers, no ebooks available:

Quincy, Illinois Immigrants from Munsterland, Westphalia, Germany

Adams County, Illinois

Quincy, Illinois Micropolitan Area

Links to Other Websites:

Facebook is a very good resource. There are many groups whose members often answer difficult questions. One example: Adams County, Illinois Genealogy MANY Adams County records, many available as searchable PDFs or to read on your e-reader

Illinois State Genealogical Society

Illinois State Archives Databases

Great River Genealogical Society visit in person

Finding a Marriage Record by Karen Clifford

Wayne's World of History and Genealogy, lots of Coal Mining information

United States Zip

The items below are searchable PDF documents. Please be patient, they may take several minutes to download. Some are very large files. PDF viewer is required. Go to to download free Adobe Reader software.

1866 Quincy City Directory heads of household

1866 Quincy City Directory with addresses and occupations Key to Abbreviations

History of Quincy

History of Quincy with advertising

I Remember You, Men We Meet in Quincy

Quincy and Adams County, History and Representative Men Volume 1

Quincy and Adams County, History and Representative Men Volume 2

Quincy Illinois: In the Heart of the Great Valley

Quincy in 1857 Facts and Figures

Reminiscences events and anecdotes about settlers and old times

Representative Men and Homes, Quincy IL 1899

The History of Adams County Illinois

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