Men often joined a company (within a regiment) that originated in their county.
Listed below are companies or regiments that were formed from men of Mason County.
See Illinois state wiki article Church Records for more ideas about how to use church records in your research.
Many libraries( World Cat) and the Family History Library hold abstracts of church records for Mason County.
Each entry includes the purchaser's name, purchase date, number of acres, price per acre, and in some cases the purchaser's sex and residence.
For information on how to use IRAD see the UIS IRAD Wiki page.There is no known history of courthouse disasters in this county.Church records may give birth, death and marriage information as well as indictate family relationships.The County is located in the Central part of the state.For animated maps illustrating Illinois county boundary changes, "Rotating Formation Illinois County Boundary Maps" (1790-1869) may be viewed for free at the Mapof website.