Different sites have different requirements for access to the information. Commercial and non-commercial sites use different ways.
Library access card is required.
Heritagequestonline.com list of libraries having access. Some restrictions apply.
Free access, no registration required at all.
- The USGenWeb Project
- American Local History Network
- American History and Genealogy Project
Free access to information, registration / subscription is required to post any information.
Free access to indexes, must pay for subscription or order record to see full information
- Cook County Genealogy (Cook County government site)
- Illinois Death Certificate Index
- Ancestry.com databases (partial indexing) (Free access at selected Family History centers)
Memberships required to access databases.