Guidelines to use when requesting a lookup.
- Be polite when requesting a lookup.
- Limit your request to one name per request.
- Please be specific. Do not just ask for general information about a surname or event. Try to use date and place names in your request.
- Put "Lookup" in the subject line of your request.
- In the first line of the message list the name of the source from which you are requesting a lookup.
- E-mail directly to the lookup volunteer.
- LDS Church Ancestral File
- LDS Church International Genealogy Index File
Patricia A. Essary
- 1860 Rock Island County Census
- 1851 British Census of Devon, Norfolk, and Warwick Counties
Ruth Thompson(summer only) - Barb Appleby
- The Past and Present of Rock Island County, Illinois 1877 (The Heritage Collection History and Biography from Unigraphic) - Its Cities, Towns, and Townships, A Bigraphical Directory of its Citizens, War Record of its Volunteers in the late Rebellion, Portraits of Early Settlers and Prominent Men, General and Local Statistics, Map of Rock Island County, History of Illinois, Constitution of the United States, Miscellaneous Matters
- Atlas of Rock island County, Illinois 1905 - The Blackhawk Genealogical Society republished it in 1976. This contains a section on Portraits of Rock Island residents during that time period.
- Montage of pictures of Rock Island County residents published for the Old Settlers Assn 136 pictures of Rock Island Co. residents circa 1830-1877 (each is in an oval around an oval view of the river from a bluff.) This was reproduced by the First National Bank of Rock Island in 1975
Tom & Lois Jackson
- Biographical History of Rock Island County - Includes biographical sketches of people from Rock Island County
- Deaths - Reynolds Press ?-1892 Lower Rock Island Co.
- Deaths - Rock Island Co. 1970-1980
Cathy L. Babbs
- Adjutant Generals Report - Illinois
- Register of Officers & Enlisted Men, Infantry and Artilliary 1861-1866
Must have soldier's company and regiment # for lookup
- CARPENTER lineage -willing to do a little leg work for distant users who need some "on site" information.
- Newspaper Abstracts 1899-1900 and 1901, 1903, 1905.
- Genealogy Abstracts Port Byron Globe 1894-1899
City Directories 1856 to Present