Illinois Mailing Lists

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IL-Traces-L
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Topic: This mailing list (a tool of the ILGenWeb Archives) is a primary place to post those items of interest to Illinois research. If you have an obituary, marriage, will, deed, etc. of your Illinois Ancestors, feel free to post it to this list or email it to Gerelyn Reaves, the Illinois Archives Manager, at Gerelyn222@aol.com. Please note that anything posted here to this list will placed in the Illinois USGenWeb Archives and may be used by the Illinois County Coordinators on their County web pages. Queries on your specific research efforts or the surnames you are researching should not be posted to this list.

For questions about this list, contact the list administrator at IL-Traces-admin@rootsweb.com.


SOIL-L
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Topic: A mailing list for anyone with a genealogical interest in Southern Illinois, from an east-west line running through St. Louis. Additional information can be found on the Welcome to SOIL-L website at http://www.rootsweb.com/~ilsoil/welcomeSoil.html .

For questions about this list, contact the list administrator at SOIL-admin@rootsweb.com.


IL-CIVIL-WAR-L
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Topic: Civil War researchers in Illinois.

For questions about this list, contact the list administrator at IL-CIVIL-WAR-admin@rootsweb.com.


ILROOTS-L
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Topic: A mailing list for anyone with a genealogical interest in Illinois. Additional information can be found on the Welcome to ILROOTS-L website at http://www.rootsweb.com/~illinois/Illinoismailinglist3.html. Information on genealogical resource material is available on the Unknown County ILGenWeb Site at http://www.rootsweb.com/~ilunknow/ .

For questions about this list, contact the list administrator at ILROOTS-admin@rootsweb.com.


IL-BARRINGTON-L
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Topic: the town of Barrington, Illinois and surrounding areas. Barrington in divided by four counties (Cook, Lake, McHenry, and Kane), town boundaries have been fluid throughout the years, and Lake Zurich, Palatine, and Arlington Heights have played a part in many of the residents' lives.

For questions about this list, contact the list administrator at IL-BARRINGTON-admin@rootsweb.com.


IL-EASTERN-L
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Topic: the eastern region of Illinois encompassing the counties of Champaign, Clark, Clay, Coles, Crawford, Cumberland, Douglas, Edgar, Effingham, Ford, Iroquois, Jasper, Kankakee, Lawrence, Livingston, Moultrie, Piatt, Richland, Shelby, and Vermilion.

For questions about this list, contact the list administrator at IL-EASTERN-admin@rootsweb.com.


IL-CENTRAL-L
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Topic: central Illinois (i.e.,Bond, Cass, Christian, Clinton, DeWitt, Fayette, Logan, Macon, Marion, Marshall, Mason, McLean, Menard, Montgomery, Peoria, Sangamon, Stark, Tazewell,

For questions about this list, contact the list administrator at IL-CENTRAL-admin@rootsweb.com.


IL-NORTHERN-L
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Topic: anyone with a genealogical or historical interest in the Northern counties of Illinois.

For questions about this list, contact the list administrator at IL-NORTHERN-admin@rootsweb.com.


IL-SOUTHERN-L
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Topic: Southern counties of Illinois (Alexander, Edwards, Franklin, Gallatin, Hamilton, Hardin, Jackson, Jefferson, Johnson, Massac, Monroe, Perry, Pope, Pulaski, Randolph, Saline, Wabash, Wayne, White, Williamson, Union).

For questions about this list, contact the list administrator at IL-SOUTHERN-admin@rootsweb.com.


IL-WESTERN-L
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Topic: the western region of Illinois encompassing the counties of Adams, Brown, Calhoun, Fulton, Greene, Hancock, Henderson, Henry, Jersey, Knox, Macoupin, McDonough, Madison, Mercer, Morgan, Pike, Rock Island, St. Clair, Schuyler, Scott, and Warren.

For questions about this list, contact the list administrator at IL-WESTERN-admin@rootsweb.com.


ILMAGA-L
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Topic: A mailing list for the discussion and sharing of information regarding the activities of the Morgan Area Genealogical Association of Illinois and the Waverly Genealogical & Historical Society, and genealogical resources available in Cass, Greene, Macoupin, Menard, Morgan, Sangamon and Scott counties. Free online resources for this area can be found on the Researching Your Roots in Central Illinois web site below, which includes census, cemetery, church, deaths, etc. resources contributed by these two Societies.

There is a Web page for the ILMAGA mailing list at http://www.rootsweb.com/~ilmaga/index.html.

For questions about this list, contact the list administrator at ILMAGA-admin@rootsweb.com.


IL-LONGNINE-L
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Topic: A mailing list for the discussion and sharing of information regarding the ancestors and descendants of the "Long Nine", a group of legislators from Sangamon County, Illinois, that included Senators Archer G. Herndon and Job Fletcher and Representatives Abraham Lincoln, Ninian Wirt Edwards, John Dawson, Andrew McCormick, Dan Stone, William F. Elkin, and Robert L. Wilson. The name "The Long Nine" comes from the fact that these men averaged six feet in height and weighed over 200 pounds. Their efforts in the 1836-1838 legislative session were successful in moving the State capital from Vandalia to Springfield.

For questions about this list, contact the list administrator at IL-LONGNINE-admin@rootsweb.com.


IL-CEMETERIES-L
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Topic: A mailing list for anyone searching for their ancestors in Illinois cemeteries and anyone interested in preserving historical information about Illinois cemeteries and sharing information about them.

For questions about this list, contact the list administrator at IL-CEMETERIES-admin@rootsweb.com.


IL-CENSUS-LOOKUP-L
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Topic: A mailing list for anyone desiring a check of this state's census records for their ancestors. Requests should be as specific as possible and include county name, specific family of interest, and year whenever possible. In addition, those who own or have access to census records and are willing to do lookups are asked to subscribe and assist in responding to queries.

For questions about this list, contact the list administrator at IL-CENSUS-LOOKUP-admin@rootsweb.com.


PULLMAN-COMPANY-L
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Topic: A mailing list for anyone with a genealogical or historical interest in the Pullman Palace Car Company (founded 1867) and their ancestors who were associated with it. The list will address the Pullman Company; Pullman Palace Car Company; Pullman Car Works; Pullman porters; and the town of Pullman, Illinois, near Chicago, which was built for Pullman employees.

For questions about this list, contact the list administrator at PULLMAN-COMPANY-admin@rootsweb.com.


SAR-IL-L
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Topic: A mailing list for the discussion and sharing of information regarding the activities of the Illinois Chapter of the Sons of the American Revolution and genealogical resources related to these activities.

For questions about this list, contact the list administrator at SAR-IL-admin@rootsweb.com.


IL-OLD-NEWS-L
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Topic: A mailing list for the submission of abstracts, extracts and links from Illinois newspapers published prior to 1931. Newspapers contain much of the information that may not be found elsewhere such as births, marriages, deaths, court notices, etc. They also provide community news and many fascinating details about the lives of our ancestors. Additional information can be found on the Newspaper Abstracts website below:

There is a Web page for the IL-OLD-NEWS mailing list at http://www.newspaperabstracts.com/index.php.

For questions about this list, contact the list administrator at IL-OLD-NEWS-admin@rootsweb.com.


CHICAGO-BOHEMIANS-L
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Topic: The Bohemians who settled in the Chicago, Illinois, area.

For questions about this list, contact the list administrator at CHICAGO-BOHEMIANS-admin@rootsweb.com.


CHICAGO-CZECHS-L
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Topic: The Czechs who settled in the Chicago, Illinois, area.

For questions about this list, contact the list administrator at CHICAGO-CZECHS-admin@rootsweb.com.


IL-FREEDMEN-L
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Topic: A mailing list for anyone with a genealogical interest in Freedmen in Illinois from all ethnic backgrounds (e.g., African, Native American, Caucasian).

For questions about this list, contact the list administrator at IL-FREEDMEN-admin@rootsweb.com.


IL-GHOSTTOWNS-L
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Topic: A mailing list for anyone with a genealogical or historical interest in the ghost towns of Illinois.

For questions about this list, contact the list administrator at IL-GHOSTTOWNS-admin@rootsweb.com.


IL-OBITS-L
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Topic: A mailing list for the posting of obituaries from Illinois newspapers.

For questions about this list, contact the list administrator at IL-OBITS-admin@rootsweb.com.


IL-HISTORY-L
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Topic: A mailing list for genealogical discussions related to the history of Illinois.

For questions about this list, contact the list administrator at IL-HISTORY-admin@rootsweb.com.


CALUMET-STEEL-L
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Topic: A mailing list for anyone with a genealogical interest in steelworkers in the Calumet Region that ranges from South Chicago, Illinois, to Gary, Indiana, and the surrounding area of the Illinois and Indiana shores of Lake Michigan.

For questions about this list, contact the list administrator at CALUMET-STEEL-admin@rootsweb.com.


IL-RHBAL-L
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Topic: A mailing list for the discussion and sharing of information regarding research hindered by adoption laws in Illinois including tips for learning more about the adoptee's birth family.

For questions about this list, contact the list administrator at IL-RHBAL-admin@rootsweb.com.


ILLINOIS-TTTP-L
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Topic: This will be used as a state mail list for communication to the county administrators for the Trails to the Past Project.

For questions about this list, contact the list administrator at ILLINOIS-TTTP-admin@rootsweb.com.


IL-INDIAN-CEMETERIES-L
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Topic: A mailing list for those searching for their Illinois Native American ancestors. Many of the cemeteries have been destroyed over the years and with others' help, possibly this list will help find lost Indian ancestors.

There is a Web page for the IL-INDIAN-CEMETERIES mailing list at http://www.accessgenealogy.com/native/cemeteries/.

For questions about this list, contact the list administrator at IL-INDIAN-CEMETERIES-admin@rootsweb.com.