Historic Nauvoo Illinois | FamilySearch

Visiting the Webb Blacksmith Shop, playing at Pioneer Pastimes, or walking down Parley Street are all memorable experiences you can have when you visit Nauvoo. Your trip can become even more personal, however, by researching your own ancestors who lived in the city. When you visit thinking of your relatives’ lives, trials, and even their spiritual experiences, you can have a unique and strengthening experience for yourself.

Resources to find your Nauvoo ancestors.

Visiting historic Nauvoo IllinoisA little-known resource in Nauvoo is the Land and Records Office. Located on Partridge Street, the Land and Records Office contains information on Nauvoo citizens between 1839 and 1846. Among its collections are property ownership records, marriage records, burial records, census records, occupations, biographies, and much more. Most of these records are being digitized and added to digital record collections.*

FamilySearch has a handy tool for learning about your ancestors who have been identified as Nauvoo citizens in the FamilySearch Family Treebe sure to sign in before using this tool so FamilySearch can give you accurate results . . .

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*Digital Resources and Databases for Nauvoo Genealogy Research

Source: Historic Nauvoo Illinois | FamilySearch