Clark County IL

Casey Township Library
307 East Main Street
Casey, IL 62420‎
(217) 932-2105
Martinsville Public Library
120 East Cumberland Street
Martinsville, IL 62442‎
(217) 382-4113
Marshall Public Library
612 Archer Avenue
Marshall, IL 62441
(217) 826-2535
Clark County
Genealogical Library
521 Locust Street
Marshall, IL 62441
Westfield Public Library
415 West Walnut Street
Westfield, IL 62474‎
(217) 967-5416
West Union District Library
209 West Union Street
West Union, IL 62477‎
(217) 279-3556

Dalanne Miller wrote,

"The Clark County Genealogical Library is open Thur, Fri and Sat from 12:30pm to 3pm.  They have extensive newspaper records, most of the extracts have been indexed.  They also have an incredible selection of family histories, the majority of which are also indexed.  They have a shelf on cemeteries of the county and listings of burials up to around 1972.  Censuses are indexed, too.  The ladies manning the place can help direct you to family histories for specific names.  The library is located on the south side of the courthouse square in Marshall.  It faces the courthouse.

The Clark County courthouse is open from 8am until 4pm.  The County Clerk's office has excellent and complete birth, death, and marriage records, as well as land records.  The Genealogical Library has given them a typed alphabetical listing of Deaths and Marriages, making the actual record easier to find.

The Circuit Clerk has moved almost all of their record books to the attic of the courthouse and are not accessible.  Unfortunately this includes divorce records, foreclosures, etc.  The Probate records are easily

accessible but be sure to go to the Genealogical Library for the typed alphabetical index to the Probates.  The Circuit Clerk's office doesn't have an index for the files.

The best written histories for the county are the 1883 edition, edited by Perrin.Indexes and the books themselves are in the Genealogical Library.  A quick word on the Public Library.  If you ask them for help, they'll just send you to the courthouse or the genealogical library."