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Jersey County Microfilm

List of the newspapers and census information we have available in the library on microfilm.

JerseyCounty Newspapers

Newspaper

Date(s) owned

Backwoodsman

Feb. 29, 1840

The Western Monitor

April 25, 1850—May 2, 1850

The PrairieState

May 2, 1851—May 20, 1859 (irregular)

Democrat Union

May 19, 1860—May 16, 1863 (irregular)

Democrat Union

Dec. 19, 1863

JerseyCounty Democrat

April 28, 1865—Dec. 27, 1877

JerseyCounty Democrat

May 4, 1866—Feb. 14, 1917 (irregular)

Jerseyville Republican

April 23, 1875—April 28, 1876 (irregular)

Jerseyville Examiner

Aug. 13, 1879—Aug. 4, 1880

JerseyCounty Democrat

Jan. 8, 1880—Oct. 26, 1893

The Jersey Independent

April 19, 1884

The Republican Examiner

April 12, 1889

JerseyCounty Democrat

Nov. 2, 1893—Feb. 25, 1897

The Daily Democrat

Sept. 14, 1896—Dec. 31, 1906

Jerseyville Republican

Sept. 14, 1898—Aug. 31, 1899

Jerseyville Republican

Jan. 14, 1904—July 29, 1926

The Daily Democrat

Jan. 2, 1908—Jan. 1, 1910

Jerseyville Republican Weekly

Aug. 5-Dec. 30, 1926

The Daily Democrat

Jan. 9-Dec. 26, 1930

JerseyCounty News

Jan. 6, 1927—Dec. 27, 1934

JerseyCounty Democrat

Jan. 2, 1930—Feb. 17, 1939x

Brighton News

April 3, 1930—Feb. 14, 1946

Jersey County Democrat-News

Feb. 24, 1939—1941 ; 1943—Oct. 1962x

Democrat News

Nov. 1962—July 11, 1985x

News Journal

1985—Dec. 13, 1989

JerseyCountyStar

July 1, 1996—present

JerseyCounty Journal

Sept. 10, 2003—present

Grafton Newspapers

Backwoodsman

Nov. 21, 1837

Backwoodsman

June 21, 1839

Grafton Phoenix

Aug. 3, 1843

Grafton Reporter

March 31, 1849

Federal Census—Jersey County

State Census—Jersey County

1820     1830     1840     1850     1860    

1870     1880     1900     1910     1920

***(1890 was destroyed in the Washington, D.C. fire)***

1855     1865

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