Adams County began to keep birth records in 1878. Copies of birth records can be obtained from the Adams County Clerk's Office.
Current information about ordering birth records from the county can be found at the website of the Adams County Clerk's Office.
If you wish to visit or contact the office by mail or phone, use the following information:
Adams County Clerk
507 Vermont St
Quincy, IL 62301
The State of Illinois began to keep birth records in 1916.
Complete information about ordering birth records from the State is available at the website for the Illinois Department of Public Health - Vital Records.
*The first birth in Adams County was a son to George and Mary Groshong Campbell of Ursa in 1826.
*The first birth in Quincy was a son, Daniel, to John and Ann Streeter Wood, on February 9, 1829.
Last article added: 05/27/10