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  Adams County, Illinois - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Adams County is a county located in the U.S. state of Illinois.
In the county the population is spread out with 24.90% under the age of 18, 8.80% from 18 to 24, 26.40% from 25 to 44, 22.40% from 45 to 64, and 17.60% who are 65 years of age or older.
The median income for a household in the county is $34,784, and the median income for a family is $44,133.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Adams_County,_Illinois   (379 words)

 Adams County Almshouse Registers Index (1882-1963)
County commissioners' courts were also authorized to establish county poorhouses, at their own discretion, to replace the farm-out system; to hire keepers of the poor, and to levy a property tax for poorhouse support.
In 1917, counties were authorized to establish joint poorhouses and poor farms with other counties; and in 1919, a law provided that all poorhouses and poor farms maintained by counties be called county homes.
County homes were reauthorized only for care of infirm or chronically ill persons; counties were specifically forbidden from placing destitute but physically healthy persons in the county homes.
www.sos.state.il.us /departments/archives/adamsalms.html   (639 words)

Illinois is well known for its abundance of whitetail deer, providing quality Bow hunting and West Central Illinois is known for producing many of the worlds finest Trophy Whitetail Bucks.
Adams and Pike Counties are the Number 1 and Number 2 counties in Illinois for producing PandY Bucks.
Hunters can request any of the four counties (Adams, Pike, Brown or Hancock) which are all located in what is known as the "Golden Triangle" of West Central Illinois.
www.adamspikeoutdoors.com   (572 words)

 Adams County Iowa Obituaries
In 1856 he went with a colony of New Englanders to Adams county, in southwestern Iowa, 200 miles west of the farthest reach of the railway, and there he and his bride, Margaret Theresa Trask made their thrifty, well-ordered home for 33 years.
Severt OLSON of Shelby County, C.L. of Wayne, Nebraska, and Mrs.
Mary Mallisa BEAN was born in Carrol County, Ohio, and at the age of four years her people emigrated to Van Buren County, Iowa, and later to Adams County, Iowa, where the deceased grew to woman hood, and was united in marriage to George BARKER on June 24, 1866.
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 Adams County Quincy, Illinois (Counties)
Established in 1825 in honor of our sixth President, John Quincy Adams, the county lies on the banks of the Mississippi River in western Illinois.
It is bounded on the north by Hancock County and by Pike County on the south.
The county seat is Quincy and the county population on July 1, 1999, was 66,951, an increase of 861 over the 1990 census.
www.ohwy.com /il/y/y17001.htm   (411 words)

 Quincy --  Encyclopædia Britannica
It became the county seat on March 4, 1825, the day that President John Quincy Adams was inaugurated, and was renamed in his honour.
Adams wrote several scholarly works and was widely respected in his field.
Eldest son of John Adams, the second president of the United States, John Quincy Adams followed in his father's footsteps to serve as the sixth president of the United States, from 1825 to 1829.
www.britannica.com /eb/article-9062282   (688 words)

 Find A Grave - Adams County
Elected as a Senator from Illinois to the United States Senate to fill the vacancy caused by the death of Senator Stephen Douglas, serving from 1861 to 1863.
He was twice was elected to represent Illinois 5th District in the United States House of Representatives, serving first from 1847 to 1856 (having been elected to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of Stephen Douglas), then from 1861 to 1863.
Served as Governor of Illinois from 1860 to 1861.
www.findagrave.com /php/famous.php?page=county&FScountyid=690   (821 words)

 News on Franklin County, Illinois   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-08-19)
The Animal Harbor is a shelter of the Franklin County Humane Society and is not funded by the county.
County supervisors voted Monday to restore the structure, which was built in 1891, rather...
Gum is incarcerated on $600,000 bond in Chambersburg, in the Franklin County Prison, pending prosecution in Pennsylvania.
www.us-news-watch.com /Illinois/Franklin_County.html   (4998 words)

 Adams County Illinois chat room   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-08-19)
Adams County Illinois rooms in various categories and a directory of other sites.
Adams County Illinois rooms for teens, singles, mature adults, and more.
Adams County Illinois chat communities for teens, adults, singles.
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 Adams County Illinois personals service   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-08-19)
Adams County Illinois Personals dating service for singles looking for love and romance.
Adams County Illinois Social groups, dating spots, single parents, places to meet, where to find personals ads.
Adams County Illinois Free personals, advice on writing personal ads, chat rooms, and singles dating services.
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 ATSDR - PHA - Adams County Quincy Landfills 2 & 3, Quincy, Adams County, Illinois
The landfill received most of the solid waste generated in the county, as well as large amounts of hazardous waste from the city of Quincy's industrial sector.
On September 29, 1993, Illinois EPA signed the Declaration for the Record of Decision (ROD), which presented the selected remedial action for Quincy Landfill 2 and 3 in accordance with the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA) as amended by the Superfund Amendments and Reauthorization Act (SARA).
An IDPH request to the Adams County Health Department, the city of Quincy, the Illinois EPA, and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency in January 1999 yielded no new community health concerns related to the site.
www.atsdr.cdc.gov /HAC/pha/adamscounty/ada_p1.html   (2485 words)

 Illinois Birth Certificate, Death Record, Marriage license and other vital records
Many county records are located at the Eastern Illinois Regional Archives Depository (IRAD) which is in the Booth Library at Eastern Illinois University.
For certified copies, write to the Clerk of the Circuit Court in the county where the marriage license was obtained.
For certified copies, write to the Clerk of the Circuit Court in the county where the divorce was granted.
www.vitalrec.com /il.html   (622 words)

 Illinois Adams County   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-08-19)
Adams County cigarette tax in Illinois is fearsome.
Scares the cigarette tax up the roof and Adams County is in fear of higher cigarette tax in Illinois.
Adams County should be a scared when Illinois has a higher cigarette Tax.
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 Adams County
heriff Brent Fischer was born on March 9, 1967 and was raised in Quincy, Adams County, Illinois.
Brent was successful in his athletic career in that he was a 3 year letterman in football at Eastern Illinois University and started his last 2 years.
n 1998, Brent ran for the office of Sheriff of Adams County and was elected to the office on November 3, 1998.
www.co.adams.il.us /sheriff/fischer.htm   (328 words)

 Adams County Illinois singles, love profiles.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-08-19)
Adams County Illinois meeting place for people who need a partner for sports, travel, accommodation, or friendship.
Adams County Illinois Single People focusing on the rights of single adults and opposite and same sex domestic partners.
Adams County Illinois single women with advice on self-discovery, socializing, relationships, beauty, and more.
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 Quincy Herald-Whig
Adams County officials are using modern-day computer technology to scan portions of the century-old book and make it available to anyone on the county's Web site (http://www.co.adams.il.us/).
Baker said the project not only is a good way to share information about the county's history, but it also will be helpful for people doing genealogical research on their families.
McLaughlin and Baker said the county is not infringing on any copyright laws by reproducing the book because it's over a century old and the publishing house — S.J. Clarke Publishing Co. of Chicago —; is no longer in business.
www.whig.com /292926018185163.php   (702 words)

 Cook County Coroner's Inquest Record Index (1872-1911)
The Cook County Coroner's Inquest Record Index was compiled by Michelle Adams and Milan Jovcic, interns for the Illinois Regional Archives Depository at Northeastern Illinois University in Chicago.
The Illinois Regional Archives Depository at Northeastern Illinois University is open from 9:00 a.m.
Cook County Coroner's Inquest records dating after November 1911 are maintained by the Cook County Office of the Medical Examiner.
www.sos.state.il.us /departments/archives/cookinqt.html   (560 words)

 Digital Adams County Map, Maps of Adams County County, Illinois.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-08-19)
Adams County Map, Maps of Adams County and all Illinois County Maps.
Every county map is available, but we may not yet have your county of interest completed.
Individual County Overview™ vector graphics are priced by population, with prices ranging from $275 to $425 per county.
www.creativeforceinc.com /county_maps/county_maps.asp?ID=617   (229 words)

 Real World Example: Adams County, Illinois   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-08-19)
The Adams County, Illinois Highway Department has implemented much of the Cadastral Data Content Standard into a cadastral layer, with particular emphasis on information pertaining to Parcel Transaction, Organization, PLSS, and Individual.
The Adams County, Illinois, GIS 2002 Project is a ten year, multi-participant project designed to develop an accurately and continually updated geographic information system of planimetric, topographical and cadastral base data for Adams County, Illinois.
Examples and illustrations of Adams County, Illinois GIS 2002 Project cadastral data layers, models, and attributes are not presently available, but we hope to be able to display some of their work at a later time, as the Adams County project currently represents one of the most complete implementations of the Cadastral Data Content Standard.
www.fairview-industries.com /standardmodule/adamscty.htm   (242 words)

 Adams County, Illinois (IL) Mesothelioma & Cancer Information   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-08-19)
Mesothelioma Justice provides free information on the mesothelioma cancer, including description of the disease, is, symptoms and diagnosis, types of mesothelioma, doctors, clinics and treatments in Adams County, Illinois (IL), lawyers and attorneys in Adams County, Illinois (IL).
Diagnosis of the cancer is by use of x-rays and pathological examination.
The following cities in Adams County, Illinois (IL) are listed to enable visitors to find this site when searching for mesothelioma in their geographic location:
www.mesothelioma-justice.org /usa/Illinois/Adams   (217 words)

 Cook County, Illinois Genealogical Records Information
In 1819, Cook was elected to Congress as the sole representative from Illinois.
In 1824, he had as sole congressman from Illinois cast the vote of the state for Adams, thus practically deciding the decision.
Four years after his death, a county in Illinois was named in his honor.
www.negenealogy.com /il/il_county/coo.htm   (468 words)

 Illinois Vital Records Information for Counties (A-B)
This page tells how to obtain copies of vital records such as birth certificates, death records, marriage licenses and divorce decrees in Illinois Counties.
Check the related links for additional genealogical information on the State of Illinois.
U.S. Federal Census 1820, 1830, 1840, 1850, 1860, 1870, 1880, 1890, 1900, 1910, 1920, 1930 - census images for the County of Adams
vitalrec.com /ilcounties1.html   (427 words)

 Adams County Illinois Senior Singles MEET EXCITING Adams County Illinois Single Seniors Groups Networks and More
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You can find senior singles travel, Adams County Illinois senior singles groups, and meet spicy senior singles.
www.retirementdirectory.com /Senior_Singles/Illinois/Adams_County   (113 words)

 Illinois Veterans Home - Quincy, Illinois
The Illinois Veterans' Home at Quincy is responsible for providing economical and quality long-term care for veterans and their spouses which includes domicilliary care, intermediate care, and skilled care.
In 1885, the 34th Illinois General Assembly passed legislation to establish a soldiers' and sailors' home for disabled Illinois veterans of the Mexican and Civil Wars.
Rich in history and steeped in tradition, the Illinois Veterans Home at Quincy is more than a just another retirement community; it is truly, the "land of the free and the home of the brave".
www.quincynet.com /ivh/index.htm   (562 words)

 Adams County, Illinois Encyclopedia Article, Definition, History, Biography   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-08-19)
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 Adams, Illinois Genealogy Resources
Adams County is located in western Illinois on the shores of the Mississippi River.
Located in western Illinois, a short distance from the Missouri border, the city of Quincy is the county seat of Adams County.
Cemeteries of Adams County, Illinois - Cemetery Records - Genealogy - Geneology
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 The Political Graveyard: Adams County, Ill.
Assignment of birthplaces, deathplaces, and cemeteries to counties is subject to error.
Illinois state house of representatives, 1837-39, 1845-47; member of
Illinois state house of representatives 37th District, 1873-75.
www.potifos.com /tpg/geo/IL/AD.html   (830 words)

 Random Acts of Genealogical Kindness -- Illinois
Death Index starts 1916 and ends in 1948 and that is all I have.The index gives name, sex, race, date of death, certificate number and the county and town or township they died in.
I have CD's for the county of Christian for the years of 1860, 1870, partial 1880, 1900 partial, 1910 and 1920.
Do not live in the county now but will do lookups on these CD's.
www.raogk.com /illinois.htm   (1034 words)

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