Jersey County Historical Society
601 N. State Street
Jerseyville, Illinois 62052

webmaster: Beth McGlasson
The Jersey County Historical Society's extensive collection of records include:

  • Jersey, Greene, and Calhoun County federal and state census records, some dating
    back to 1820
  • Jersey, Greene, and Calhoun County marriage records. Here is a link to early Jersey
    County marriages that you may find helpful.
  • Jersey County mortality schedules and death and funeral records
  • A comprehensive list of Jersey County cemeteries and burial lists
  • Jersey and Greene County historical narratives
  • Jersey County plat books and atlases
  • Thousands of family genealogy files organized by surname. These files may contain
    family trees,  photos and newspaper clippings from the 1800s and 1900s
Genealogy Research Center
Historian and genealogist Lois Lock

Historian and genealogist Lois Lock is
quite knowledgeable about the histories of
Jersey, Greene, and Calhoun Counties, and
is familiar with the histories of many local
families. For help in the search for your
ancestors, contact Lois during our normal
operating hours of:

Thursday:  1 p.m. - 4 p.m.
Friday and Saturday:  10 a.m. - 4 p.m.

If you would like to visit the research
center outside these hours, phone Lois at
618-498-6388 to schedule an appointment.
Branch out and share your family tree!

If you or your ancestors are from Jersey County, we'd love to add your family tree or family
information to our files. To do so, please contact Lois using the information above.