WelcomePeoria is a city in and the county seat of Peoria County, Illinois, United States, and the largest city on the Illinois River. Established in 1691 by the French explorer Henri de Tonti, Peoria is the oldest European settlement in Illinois, and is named after the Peoria tribe. From Wikipedia.org, click link to read more of this history.
What's New in Peoria
11 Dec 2017New database for the Mexican War to the military page.
Corrected & added to Biographies
13 March 2017Add "City Hall Madness" - An article from The Columbian, Vancouver, WA
2016Added Transcript of Illinois And The Civil War By Clyde C. By Clyde C. Walton Illinois State Historian (for the Civil War Centennial)
2015Total rewrite of site with new links and fresh information.
I'm Jan Bony the coordinator for Peoria County part of the ILGenWeb Project. I live in Washington State, so will not be able to help with local searches. I have been working on both genealogy & web pages for over 20 years.
We are always looking for new information to add to the web site, so if you have anything you are willing to share, please let me know.
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