Illinois 1885


Barrington Area Library opens ‘local history’ page of the library; links to cemeteries, documents, histories, maps, and more

Chicago Ancestors with city directories, cemeteries, digital books, photos and much more accessed through a map interface, from the Newberry Library

Chicago Genealogist online collection of the quarterly journal published since 1967, from the Newberry Library

Cook County Clerk of the Circuit Court Naturalization Declarations of Intention more than 500,000 naturalization petitions from 1871 to 1929 with transcribied summaries, $ to order actual record

Cook County Vital Records free search of Chicago area birth, marriage and death records; free account registration required to view summary information, download copy $

Illinois State Archives indexes to a variety of vital statistics records, court records, almshouse registers, and veterans’ rolls

Old Maps of Chicago digitized maps of Chicago at least 70 years old

Wheaton Public Library vital records index containing births, deaths and marriage compiled from early Wheaton newspapers