Originally published Biographical Publishing Company, Chicago, 1891. This is a reproduction on CD and is searchable. The first 190 pages of the original work which contains boiler plate on the presidents and governors was omitted in this reprint. Also blank pages prior to portraits were omitted. This edition contains 524 pages. The book contains bio and portraits of citizens of the county. If you are working on your family history or genealogy and wonder if your family is included check the index online here. Note the index is not an all name index but just an index to main subject of the biography.
Shelby county is surrounded by Moultrie, Macon, Christian, Montgomery, Fayette, Efingham, Cumberland and Coles counties. The county seat is Shelbyville. Moultrie county is surrounded by Macon, Piatt, Douglas, Coles and Shelby counties. The county seat is Sullivan.
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.The second scan on the right is at 200%. This CD is searchable and has a series of bookmarks making navigation through the file easier. The CD is packaged in a projective sleeve.
Book# = IL14
USPS: Madigan's Books, PO Box 62, Charleston, IL 61920-0062