Illinois Genealogy Records

Illinois Genealogy Records

Search Illinois genealogy records such as cemeteries, births, obituaries, city directories, surnames, genealogy queries, census records, and more from this web page.

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Illinois genealogy

Illinois genealogy records containing information about a person's birth, marriage, death, residence, history or life is the focus of this webpage.

This webpage gives you access to several online databases containing Illinois genealogy records, and other genealogy in Illinois. The links presented to the right should get your pointed in the right direction.

You will notice that while many of the Illinois genealogy resources presented here are free, some do require a fee to access.

On this page you will find the most comprehensive databases containing genealogy records of Illinois. We also suggest searching for "Illinois genealogy records" using, which will yield more such resources.

We would like thank Rootsweb for graciously donating the server space to us so that we may provide this website to you.

Online Illinois Genealogy Databases

Illinois Cemeteries - Search the cemetery records of cemeteries in Illinois. Tombstone transcriptions of hundreds of cemeteries in Illinois, including national cemeteries, public and private cemeteries, and hard-to-find cemeteries are available here. - FREE

Illinois Public Records - conduct a search of Illinois public records including, birth, marriage, and death records.

Illinois Genealogy Records - quick access to census records, military records, links to other great Illinois genealogy sites, and more can be found here - FREE

Illinois Genealogy Queries - Perform a surname search here to see if there are any other Illinois genealogists who share the same family lines. Post your own queries, and get responses from other people willing to help you with your Illinois genealogy research. - FREE

Illinois Genealogy Guide - A state guide to genealogy research in Illinois. Get access to the best online databases for census records, birth, marriage and death records, online maps, and find out which libraries offer the best research materials.

Illinois Birth Records - Records of Illinois births are indexed and accessible from this site. Enter a surname search to find Illinois birth records. There is also information on how to obtain Illinois birth certificates, as well as links to other online sources for Illinois birth records.

Illinois death records - Look up Illinois death records by entering a person's name

Illinois marriage records - Search the online Illinois marriage records database for names of brides and grooms.

Illinois Obituaries - Search for Illinois obituaries in thousands of newspaper titles, going as far back as 1815 up to the present time. You will also find links to other Illinois obituary sites.

Illinois Birth Certificates - Learn how to obtain copies of Illinois birth certificates and perform a search for birth certificates by entering a person's name.

Illinois City Directories - City directories for Illinois cities can be searched here, showing you the town your ancestors lived in, and on what day they lived there. This is a great way to identify place of residence, for purposes of obtaining other records.

Illinois Sex Offenders - Find registered Illinois sex offenders in your neighborhood by entering your ZIP code.


Illinois Genealogy Records
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