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Effingham County- Did you Know?  Effingham cemeteries, veteran’s & Effingham history
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Illinois State Archives  Illinois birth, marriage, death and land records
Illinois Public Record  Illinois property, death/birth, divorce/marriage records
Department of Veteran Affairs  Search for burial locations of veterans
Cyndi’s List  A categorized & cross-referenced index to genealogical resources
The Statue of Liberty- Ellis Island Foundation  Information on the Ellis Island Immigrants
US Gen Web Project  Volunteers providing free genealogy websites for all of the US
Find a Grave  Find the graves of ancestors or famous people from around the world