Select the “1860 Census”, Illinois State, then “Sangamon County”
This brings us to an overview of the record. To view the record select
the individual’s surname.
Here we can view additional information about the record and below
that the record itself.
We can see the listing here for Abraham Lincoln and his family.
You can search by people, places and publications.
People searching can by by name, place or
Results are sorted by relevancy. You can view the instances where
the subject appears in the book or go directly to the book.
When you select “View Hits” you can see more details. If the item
was indexed it will also give the locations of where the person was
mentioned in the book.
If you select “View Image” it will bring to you the beginning of the
PERSI (PERiodical Source Index) Archive
This can be searched by people and places. You can also search
periodicals by title or research how to articles.
The people search includes surname, keywords and periodical
information. Enter your criteria and select search.
Search results are given. To view additional
information select the title.
Additional information about the article is provided. To receive a copy of the
article you need to submit a request form. Some of the articles may be
obtained through other resources, please speak to a librarian for more