Menard County Courthouse
photo by Jeanie Lowe

Menard County was established February 15, 1839.
It was named in honor of Col. Pierre Menard.

On-Site Research Facilities
Menard County Courthouse
102 South 7th St.
Petersburg, IL 62675
(217) 632-2415

Petersburg Public Library
220 South Sixth St.
Petersburg, Il. 62675
(217) 632-2807

Havana Public Library
201 West Adams Street
Havana, IL 62644
(309) 543-4701
Library's Website
Peoria Gen. Society & Library
107 NE. Monroe St.
Peoria, IL
Library's Website
They have Menard Co. books

Cass County Illinois Historical and Genealogical Society
109 S. Front St., Virginia, IL
Society's website 


On-Line Databases
Statewide Marriage Records
Statewide Death Records
Years prior to 1916
Statewide Death Recs
Years 1916-1950
Military & Veterans
Many databases
Illinois State Gen. Society
Listings of cemeteries, etc.

National Archives
military data


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