Genealogy at University of Illinois University of Illinois

Whiteside County


  Using the UIUC Library

  - By County
  - UIUC Archives

  United States


  Web Resources


Where To Start | County Histories | Census | Atlases | Newspapers | Further Information

Where to Start

For the most up to date resources, please use the University's Online Catalog. The dewey call number for Whiteside County typically starts with "977.335". Some common subject headings for Whiteside County are:

Whiteside County (Ill.) --History.
Whiteside County (Ill.) --Biography.
Whiteside County (Ill.) --Genealogy.
Whiteside County (Ill.) --Maps.

If you have questions about using the online catalog or subject headings, please see How To use Our Library. We've provided a few areas below to start you off.

County Histories

Bastian, Wayne. Whiteside County / by Wayne Bastian. [Morrison, Ill. : Whiteside County Board of Supervisors], 1968.
Call Number: 977.335 B29W

Bent, Charles, 1844-1926, History of Whiteside county, Illinois, from its first settlement to the present time; with numerous biographical and family sketches. Ed. by Charles Bent … Dixon, Ill., Print Shop, 1975.
Call Number: 977.335 B44H1975

The Biographical record of Whiteside County, Illinois. Chicago : S.J. Clarke, 1900.
Call Number: 977.335 C55

Davis, William W. History of Whiteside County, Illinois from its earliest settlement to 1908 : illustrated, with biographical sketches of some prominent citizens of the county / by William W. Davis. Chicago : Pioneer Pub. Co., 1908.
Call Number: 977.335 D29H


UIUC affiliates or patrons using computers on-campus can access past census data via Heritage Quest.


Geo. A. Ogle & Co. Plat book of Whiteside County, Illinois. Chicago, 1893.
Call Number: F. 912.77335 OG5P

Geo. A. Ogle & Co. Standard atlas of Whiteside County, Illinois [cartographic material] : including a plat book of the villages, cities and townships of the county, map of the United States and world, patrons directory, reference business directory and departments devoted to general information / compiled and published by Geo. A. Ogle & Co. Chicago : Ogle, 1912.
Call Number: Q. F. 912.77335 OG5S

Farm & Home plat & directory. Whiteside County, Illinois. [map]. Belmond, Iowa : Farm & Home Publishers,
Call Number: 912.77335 F229

W.W. Hixson & Co. Plat book of Whiteside Co., Ill. [cartographic material] Rockford, Ill., [1928?]
Call Number: 912.77335 H64P

Rockford Map Publishers. Farm plat book, Whiteside County, Illinois. [cartographic material] Rockford, Ill. : Rockford Map Publishers, c1954.
Call Number: Q. 912.77335 R59F


See how to find newspapers

Further Information

More information on can be found on our Web Resources Page as well as in the Illinois County Bibliography, which is shelved with 016.9773.

^Back to the Top

 University of Illinois logoUniversity of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Library Gateway
Last Updated: July 30, 2007