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Here are some links for Chicago and Cook County Genealogy and History, Illinois Genealogy and History, Archives/Libraries/Societies, and General Genealogy.


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Catholic Cemeteries at the Archdiocese of Chicago
Catholic Churches in Chicago NEW
Chicago & Cook County, Illinois Death Records & Indexes-Online NEW
Chicago City Council Proceedings Files Index, 1833-1871
Chicago's Geographic Information System - Internet Mapping
locate street addresses, wards, neighborhoods, schools
Chicago Genealogy Bibliography
Chicago History Internet Links
includes histories of churches, RR's, educational institutions, and more!
Chicago Imagebase (Maps)
Chicago Landmarks (Maps)
Chicago Police Department Homicide Record Index, 1870-1930
Chicago street name changes
Chicago Timeline 1859-1952 NEW
Cook County Assessor's Office
Search properties in Cook County by address, neighborhood, or PIN number. Besides property value information, site also provides age of building, and photos.
Cook County Cemeteries (ISGS Cemetery Location Project)
Cook County Clerk's Office. Bureau of Vital Statistics
Cook County Clerk of the Circuit Court
Cook County Clerk of the Circuit Court. Archives Department (Phil Costello)
Cook County Coroner's Inquest Record Index, 1872-1911
Cook County, Illinois USGenWeb Page

Death Notices in Dziennik Chicagoski (Polish-language newspaper)

Deaths, Disturbances, Disasters and Disorders in Chicago

Digital Past - images of Chicago and suburbs
Graveyards of Chicago
Local Newspapers Online in Cook County

Lutheran Churches of Chicago NEW
Marriage Index for Polish Parishes in Chicago through 1915
Municipalities in Cook County


Orphanages: Online Data NEW
St. Michael's Catholic Church, Baptisms, 1870-1871 a German-speaking church on Cleveland Avenue
Thompson 1830 Plat of Chicago NEW
Wunders Cemetery, Chicago - a CGS publication (Ancestry database)

    Bureau of Land Management - General Land Office Records : Land Patent Search
    Cyndi's List - Illinois
    Dewey Decimal Numbers for Illinois Counties
    Family History Library - Illinois Research Outline
    Family History Library Catalog (FHLC) - Illinois, Cook, Chicago
    Illinois Civil War Veterans Database
    Illinois Death Records and Indexes NEW
    Illinois Genealogy Bibliography
    Illinois Public Domain Land Sales Searchable Database
    Illinois Regional Archives Depository System (IRAD) NEW
    Illinois Spanish-American War Veterans Database
    Illinois Statewide Death Index, Pre-1916
    Illinois Statewide Death Index, 1916-1950
    Illinois Statewide Marriage Index, 1763-1900
    Illinois USGenWeb Project
    Illinois Vital Records Information
    Sorensen's Illinois History Resource Page


      Archdiocese of Chicago's Joseph Cardinal Bernadin Archives and Records Center
      Arlington Heights Memorial Library
      Chicago Historical Society
      Chicago Public Library (CPL)

      Computer-Assisted Genealogy Group of Northern Illinois (CAGGNI) NEW
      DuPage County (IL) Genealogical Society
      Eastland Disaster Historical Society
      Elgin Genealogical Society

      Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA)
      Family History Library (FHL)
      Federation of Genealogical Societies
      Fox Valley Genealogical Society
      Franklin Park Public Library
      Illinois State Archives
      Illinois State Genealogical Society

      Illinois State Historical Library
      Illinois State Library
      Irish American Heritage Center
      Italian Cultural Center
      Jewish Genealogical Society of Illinois
      Lake County Illinois Genealogical Society
      Library of Congress

      McHenry County, Illinois, Genealogical Society
      National Archives and Records Administration (NARA)

      National Genealogical Society
      Newberry Library
      North Suburban Genealogical Society
      Northbrook Historical Society
      Northern Illinois Chapter of the American Historical Society for Germans from Russia (AHSGR)
      Northwestern University Library
      Polish Genealogical Society of America
      South Suburban Genealogical and Historical Society
      Swedish-American Archives of Greater Chicago
      Swedish American Museum Center
      University of Chicago Library
      University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) Library


        Ask the experts
        Cyndi's List of Genealogy Sites
        Ellis Island (aka American Family Immigration History Center)
        Genealogical forms to download
        Artifacts and Heirlooms Record, Biographical Outline, Cemetery Transcription Form,
        Census Forms, Correspondence Log, Deed Index, Military Records Checklist,
        Note-Taking Forms, Research Calendar, Time Capsules.....and more!


          TopoZone - topographical maps
          U.S. Census Microfilm numbers NEW
          Search the 1880 U.S. Census at the FHL
          US Geographic Names Information System (GNIS) home page

          This page was updated 05/14/04.
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