Official Directory of Mercer County Illinois

Originally published Clarence C. Thompson, Times Record Co., Aledo IL, 1935, 362 pp. This is a reproduction on CD and is searchable. This directory is different than most directories. Instead of having a list of residents by county each township has a list of residents.

This directory can be a gold mine of information for the genealogist. They contain:
  • Directory - This contains the name of person, spouse (with maiden name), name of children. This contains the residents of the entire county. It lists farmers and city dwellers.
  • Business Directory - for each small town.
  • Ads
  • History
  • Photos of the area.

Mercer county is in west central Illinois and is surrounded by Rock Island, Henry, Knox, Warren and Henderson counties. The county seat is Aledo. Other towns include Burgress, Cable, Joy, Keithsburg, Matherville, Millersburg, New Boston, New Windsor, North Henderson, Norwood, Preemption, Seaton, Sherrard and Viola

About the CD: This CD provides the genealogist the opportunity to have access to information from a book that is difficult to locate in the used book market. The CD was made by scanning an original copy of the book. Any defect such as notes in the margin or light text will also appear in the CD version. The CD requires Adobe Acrobat Reader to view the file, the latest Windows version is included with the CD. The Mac & Window readers can also be downloaded from the Adobe website. The information on the CD can either be printed out and read in the traditional manner or viewed with your computer. When viewing on your screen the page size can be increased to make reading easier. This CD is search-able and has a series of bookmarks making navigation through the file easier. The CD is packaged in a projective sleeve.

CD# = IL22

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