1880 Du Quoin, Perry, IL
James W. Hood, b. KY, 40, laborer
Catherine, b. IL, 27
Noah D., b. IL, 4
James A., b. IL, 1
Minnie M., b. IL, 1
You can contact the Perry County Archive Center, https://perrycountyhistoricalsociety.wordpress.com/home/arch...
. The Recorder of Deeds & County Clerk has birth & death records starting in 1877.
They also have probate records.
You'll find Perry County newspapers at www.library.edu/inp/participant
and Library of Congress, Chronicling America, http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/titles/places/illinois/per...
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