Click on either logo above to visit the project website.
Four search options are available in the Mercer site. Either click on the Available Searches topic in the navigation tree on the left hand side of the screen or click here and then select the appropriate search.
Submissions to This Web Site & Queries
Queries can be submitted to either or both the Rootsweb and the GenForum message boards. Additionally, queries can be submitted for inclusion in this website. Click on the appropriate link.
My name is Joe Markovich. I am the coordinator for the ILGenWeb Mercer County Illinois web site. To volunteer to host an Illinois county, please contact the state coordinator Cheryl Rothwell. I am also the coordinator for the following ILGenWeb county sites of Boone, Winnebago, Rock Island, Tazewell, Whiteside, Vermilion Lake, McHenry, Stephenson, Lee, Henry and Henderson.
How the ILGenWeb Started
In June, 1996, a group of genealogists organized the Indiana Comprehensive Genealogy Database. The idea was to provide a single entry point for all counties in Kentucky, where collected databases would be indexed and cross-linked, so that even if an individual were found in more that one county, they could be located in the index. At the same time, some volunteers were found who were willing to coordinate the collection of databases and generally oversee the contents of the web page. Eventualy, this was expanded to all states and all counties across the US.
- Site navigation is through the tree on the left hand of the screen.
- The tree is arranged by topics and sub-topics, as in an outline.
- Sub-topics are accessible by clicking on any topic that has a "+" sign next to it.
- The graphic below shows the Biographies (inactive) data topic in this website expanded by clicking on the "+" sign next to the Biographies data topic. Note: Not all biographes are shown in the Biographies graphic below.
- There also is a Navigation Panel located in the center at the bottom of each page. The Navigation Panel enables the viewing of the first or last page of the Mercer site or to step thru the site one page at a time. The Navigation Panel (inactive) graphic is shown below.
Look Up and Research Request
I am unable to do your personal research. I do not live in Mercer County and I do not have access to additional records. If you do not see the information you are seeking in this site, I do not have it as everything I have is posted in this site
Last update Sun Apr-10-2016 21:52
Submissions, suggestions, and comments are always welcome email Joe Markovich
The dedication of the following former Mercer County Coordinators is appreciated:
1997 - 2003 Teresa Davis
2003 - 2008 Jenny Bethurem