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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Illinois]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Illinois Online Collections|Online Collections]]'' <br>
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'''Guide to {{PAGENAME}} for researching ancestry, family history and genealogy:''' birth, marriage, death, census, church, military, immigration, and naturalization records.
  
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| width="100%" bgcolor="#cc9999" align="center" colspan="6" | '''Illinois Statewide Online Databases''' <br>This is collection of links to Illinois statewide databases. <br>Many of these links will be repeated on county pages.
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This chart shows links to statewide collections. To find links to collections for lower jurisdictions (such as a county or town), go to [[Locating Online Databases Part One: FamilySearch Wiki Sources|'''Locating Online Databases''']].
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| width="50%" valign="middle" style="height: 40px" colspan="3" | <center>'''[[Illinois Vital Records|Vital Records]]'''</center><center><span style="color: #cc9999">'''''Births'''''</span></center>  
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| style="width:50%; border:2px solid black; padding:7px; vertical-align:top" | <center>'''General''' <span style="width:300px; font-family:ProximaNova; font-size:14px;">(covers many topics)</span></center>
*{{RecordSearch|1676968|Illinois, Births and Christenings, 1824-1940}} Index only
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*[http://www.ilsos.gov/isa/globalsrch.jsp Global Database Search] Illinois State Archives
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*[http://ldsgenealogy.com/IL/ Illinois Genealogy] directory of resources<br><br>
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<center>'''Vital Records''' [[Illinois Vital Records|Learn More]]</center>  
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<center><span style="color: #cc9999">'''''Births'''''</span></center>  
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*{{RecordSearch|1676968|Illinois, Births and Christenings, 1824-1940}} Index only.
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*{{RecordSearch|1463129| Cook County Birth Registers, 1871-1915}}.
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*{{RecordSearch|1462519| Cook County Birth Certificates, 1878-1938}}.
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*[http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=1499 Cook County Birth Index, 1916-1935] ($)<br><br>
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<center><span style="color: #cc9999">'''''Marriages'''''</span></center>  
 
<center><span style="color: #cc9999">'''''Marriages'''''</span></center>  
*[http://cyberdriveillinois.com/departments/archives/databases/marriage.html Illinois State Archives, Statewide Marriage Index, 1763-1900]  
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*[https://search.findmypast.com/search-world-records/united-states-marriages?state=illinois United States Marriages – Illinois, 1587-1959] ($) index
*{{RecordSearch|1680829|Illinois, Marriages, 1815-1935}} Index only
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*[http://www.ilsos.gov/isavital/marriagesrch.jsp Illinois State Archives, Statewide Marriage Index, 1763-1900].
*{{RecordSearch|1803970|Illinois County Marriages, 1810-1934}} Index only  
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*[http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=7851 Illinois Marriages, 1790-1860] Index only ($)
*[http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=2086 Illinois Marriages to 1850] Index only ($)  
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*[http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=2086 Illinois Marriages 1791 to 1850] Index only ($)
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*[http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=61370 Illinois, County Marriages, 1800-1940, ($), Index
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*{{RecordSearch|2534491|Illinois, Church Marriages, 1805-1985}} — index
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*{{RecordSearch|1803970|Illinois, County Marriages, 1810-1934}} — index and images
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*{{RecordSearch|1680829|Illinois, Marriages, 1815-1935}} Index only.
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*{{RecordSearch|2515894|Illinois, Civil Marriages, 1833-1889}} — index
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*[http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=2433 Cook County, Illinois, Marriage and Death Indexes, 1833-1889] Index only ($)  
 
*[http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=7857 Illinois Marriages, 1851-1900] Index only ($)  
 
*[http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=7857 Illinois Marriages, 1851-1900] Index only ($)  
*[http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=7851 Illinois Marriages, 1790-1860] Index only ($)
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*[http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=1503 U.S., Marriages performed by three Rabbis in Boston, Chicago and Massachusetts,1861-1956], ($). Index.
<center><span style="color: #cc9999">'''''Deaths'''''</span></center>  
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*{{RecordSearch|1463145|Illinois, Cook County Marriages, 1871-1920}} Index only.<br><br>
*{{RecordSearch|1438856|Illinois, Deaths and Stillbirths, 1916-1947}} Index and transcription  
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<center><span style="color: #cc9999">'''''Deaths'''''</span></center>
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*[http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=2433 Cook County, Illinois, Marriage and Death Indexes, 1833-1889] Index only ($)
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*{{RecordSearch|1463134|Illinois, Cook County Deaths, 1878-1994}} — index
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*[http://www.ilsos.gov/isavital/deathsrch.jsp Illinois State Archives Statewide Death Index, Pre-1916].
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*{{RecordSearch|1438856|Illinois, Deaths and Stillbirths, 1916-1947}} Index and transcription.
 
*[http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=2542 Illinois, Deaths and Stillbirths Index, 1916-1947] Index and transcription ($)  
 
*[http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=2542 Illinois, Deaths and Stillbirths Index, 1916-1947] Index and transcription ($)  
*[http://www.ilsos.gov/isavital/idphdeathsrch.jsp Illinois State Archives, Death Certificate Database, 1916-1950] Index  
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*[http://www.ilsos.gov/isavital/idphdeathsrch.jsp Illinois State Archives, Death Certificate Database, 1916-1950] Index.
*[http://cyberdriveillinois.com/departments/archives/databases/death.html Illinois State Archives Statewide Death Index, Pre-1916]  
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*{{RecordSearch|1202535|United States Social Security Death Index}}.
*{{RecordSearch|1202535|United States Social Security Death Index}}
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*[http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=60901 U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007], Incomplete, ($).<br><br>
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<center>'''Biography''' [[Illinois Biography|Learn More]]</center>
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~ilbiog/ Illinois Biography Project]
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*[http://www.learnwebskills.com/patriot/countyhistories1.htm#il County and Town Histories with biographies]
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*[http://babel.hathitrust.org/cgi/pt?id=uc1.31158008487802;view=1up;seq=9 Encyclopaedia of biography of Illinois, 1902, Vol. 1], e-book, [http://babel.hathitrust.org/cgi/pt?id=uiuo.ark:/13960/t0ns0vk12;view=1up;seq=7 Vol. 2]
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*[http://babel.hathitrust.org/cgi/pt?id=uiuo.ark:/13960/t9087bb5q;view=1up;seq=5 Who's who in Illinois, women-makers of history], e-book
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*[http://babel.hathitrust.org/cgi/pt?id=uiuo.ark:/13960/t9r222f63;view=1up;seq=7 History of Illinois and her people, v.1], e-books. [http://babel.hathitrust.org/cgi/pt?id=uiuo.ark:/13960/t87h2q380;view=1up;seq=7 Vol. 2], [http://babel.hathitrust.org/cgi/pt?id=uiuo.ark:/13960/t6834xd01;view=1up;seq=7 Vol. 3], [http://babel.hathitrust.org/cgi/pt?id=uiuo.ark:/13960/t4sj2m055;view=1up;seq=7 Vol. 4], [http://babel.hathitrust.org/cgi/pt?id=uiuo.ark:/13960/t49p45f8v;view=1up;seq=7 Vol. 5], [http://babel.hathitrust.org/cgi/pt?id=uiuo.ark:/13960/t6c261312;view=1up;seq=7 Vol. 6]
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*[http://babel.hathitrust.org/cgi/pt?id=nyp.33433081815999;view=1up;seq=13 Historical encyclopedia of Illinois, Vol. 1], e-book, [http://babel.hathitrust.org/cgi/pt?id=hvd.hn339k;view=1up;seq=7 Vol. 2], [http://babel.hathitrust.org/cgi/pt?id=uiuo.ark:/13960/t3ws9w183;view=1up;seq=7 Vol. 3]  
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*[http://babel.hathitrust.org/cgi/pt?id=coo.31924010074148;view=1up;seq=9 Biographical dictionary and portrait gallery of the representative men of the United States&nbsp;: Illinois volume], e-book
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*[http://babel.hathitrust.org/cgi/pt?id=yale.39002054233706;view=1up;seq=17 The biographical encyclopædia of Illinois of the nineteenth century], e-book<br><br>
  
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<center>'''Cemetery Records''' <span style="width:300px; font-family:ProximaNova; font-size:14px; color:#0044cc;"> [[Illinois Cemeteries|Learn More]]</span></center>
<center>'''[[Illinois Biography|Biography]]'''</center>
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*{{RecordSearch|2171435| Illinois Soldier Burial Places, 1774-1974}}, index
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~ilbiog/ Illinois Biography Project]
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*{{RecordSearch|2043817|Illinois, Cemetery Transcriptions, 1853-2009}}.  
<center>'''[[Illinois Cemeteries|Cemetery Records]]'''</center>  
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*[http://billiongraves.com/pages/search/#country=United+States&state=Illinois&county=0&search_text=&action=search_cemetery BillionGraves Cemetery Records].
*{{RecordSearch|2043817|Illinois, Cemetery Transcriptions, 1853-2009}}  
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*{{RecordSearch|2026973|BillionGraves Index}}
*[http://usgwtombstones.org/illinois/illinois.html ILGenWeb Tombstone Transcription Project]
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*[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi Findagrave.com].
*[http://billiongraves.com/pages/search/#country=United+States&state=Illinois&county=0&search_text=&action=search_cemetery BillionGraves Cemetery Records]  
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*[http://interment.net/us/il/index.htm Illinois Cemetery Records at Interment.net].
*[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi Findagrave.com]  
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*[http://illinoisancestors.org/cemphotos/main.php Illinois Ancestors Tombstone Project].
*[http://interment.net/us/il/index.htm Illinois Cemetery Records at Interment.net]  
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*[http://usgwtombstones.org/illinois/illinois.html USGenWeb Illinois Tombstone Transcription Project].
*[http://illinoisancestors.org/cemphotos/main.php Illinois Ancestors Tombstone Project]  
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*[http://cemeterycensus.com/il/index.htm Cemetery Census]. Incomplete.
*[http://usgwtombstones.org/illinois/illinois.html USGenWeb Illinois Tombstone Transcription Project]
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*[http://www.daddezio.com/cemetery/junction/CJ-IL-001.html Cemetery Junction Illinois], index.
<center>'''[[Illinois Census|Census]]'''</center>  
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*[http://illinoisgravestones.org/ Illinois Gravestones], index.
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*[http://www.ilsos.gov/isaveterans/honor1929srch.jsp 1929 Roll of Honor]. Index. Contains the locations of the burial places of soldiers, sailors, marines, and army nurses who served in any of the wars of the United States and are buried in Illinois.
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*[http://ldsgenealogy.com/IL/Cemetery-Records.htm Illinois Cemetery Records]<br><br>
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<center>'''Census''' <span>  [[Illinois Census|Learn More]]</span></center>  
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*[http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=2234 U.S. Census Reconstructed Records, 1660-1820], ($), index.
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*[[United States Census Online Genealogy Records|United States Online Census, 1790-1940]]
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*[http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=48327 Illinois Census Returns, 1810 and 1818], ($), index.
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*[http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=3545 Illinois, Compiled Census and Census Substitutes Index, 1810-1890], ($), index.
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*[http://www.newhorizonsgenealogicalservices.com/1818-illinois-census/1818-illinois-territory-census.htm 1818 Illinois Territory Census], index.
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*[http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=48328 Illinois Census Returns, 1820], ($), index and images.
 
*[http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=1079 Illinois, State Census Collection, 1825-1865] Index and images ($)  
 
*[http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=1079 Illinois, State Census Collection, 1825-1865] Index and images ($)  
*{{RecordSearch|1803969|Illinois, State Census, 1855}} Index only  
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*{{RecordSearch|1803969|Illinois, State Census, 1855}} Index only.
*{{RecordSearch|1803971|Illinois, State Census, 1865}} Index and Images
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*{{RecordSearch|1803971|Illinois, State Census, 1865}} Index and Images.<br><br>
<center>'''[[Illinois Ethnic, Political, or Religious Groups|Ethnic, Political or Religious Groups]]'''</center>  
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*[http://cyberdriveillinois.com/departments/archives/databases/servant.html Illinois State Archives Servitude and Emancipation Records, (1722-1863)]
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<center>'''Church Records'''</center>
<center>'''[[Illinois History|History]]'''</center>  
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*[http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=9062 Illinois, Select United Methodist Church Records, 1824-2009], ($). Images/index.<br><br>
*[http://exhibits.museum.state.il.us/exhibits/athome/index.html At Home in the Heartland Online]  
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*[https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/Historical_Encyclopedia_of_Illinois Historical Encyclopedia of Illinois]
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<center>'''[[Illinois Compiled Genealogies|Compiled Genealogies]]'''</center>
<center>'''[[Illinois Land and Property|Land Records]]'''</center>  
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*[http://gedcomindex.com/Index_Pages/USIL.html GEDCOM Index Illinois]
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*[http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=61157 North America, Family Histories, 1500-2000], index and images, ($).<br><br>
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<center>'''Court and Criminal Records'''</center>
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*[http://www.blacksheepancestors.com/usa/illinois.shtml Illinois Blacksheep Ancestors]<br><br>
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<center>'''Directories''' </center>
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*[https://sites.google.com/site/onlinedirectorysite/Home/usa/il Illinois Online Historical Directories], listed by county<br><br>
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<center>'''Emigration, Immigration, and Passenger Lists''' </center>
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*[http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=9122 Illinois, Passenger and Crew List 1918-1963], ($). Index and images.<br><br>
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<center>'''Ethnic, Political or Religious Groups''' <span style="color:#0044cc;">  [[Illinois Ethnic, Political, or Religious Groups|Learn More]] </span></center>  
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*[http://cyberdriveillinois.com/departments/archives/databases/servant.html Illinois State Archives Servitude and Emancipation Records, (1722-1863)].<br><br>
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<center>'''History''' <span style="color:#0044cc;">  [[Illinois History|Learn More]]</span></center>  
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*[http://exhibits.museum.state.il.us/exhibits/athome/index.html At Home in the Heartland Online].
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*[http://www.learnwebskills.com/patriot/countyhistories1.htm#il County and Town Histories]<br><br>
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<center><span style="color: #cc9999">'''''History - Boundary Changes'''''</span> </center>
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*[[Illinois County Creation Dates and Parent Counties|County Creation Dates for Illinois]]
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*[http://publications.newberry.org/ahcbp/pages/Illinois.html Atlas of Historical County Boundaries] at Newberry Library site
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*[http://www.mapofus.org/illinois/ Interactive Map of Illinois County Formation History] at MapofUS.org
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*[http://maps.ilgw.org/ Illinois County Boundaries, 1790-present] at ILGW.org<br><br>
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<center>'''Land Records''' </center>  
 
*[http://cyberdriveillinois.com/departments/archives/databases/data_lan.html Illinois State Archives Public Domain Land Tract Sales]  
 
*[http://cyberdriveillinois.com/departments/archives/databases/data_lan.html Illinois State Archives Public Domain Land Tract Sales]  
*[http://maps.ilgw.org/ Illinois County Boundaries, 1790-present]  
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*[http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=3780 Illinois, Public Land Purchase Records, 1813-1909] Index only ($)
*[http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=3780 Illinois, Public Land Purchase Records, 1800-1990] Index only ($)
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*[http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=60593 U.S., Homestead Records, 1863-1908] ($) index and images<br><br>
  
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<center>'''Military Records'''<span> [[Illinois Military Records|Learn More]]</span></center> <center><span style="color: #cc9999">'''''General Records'''''</span></center>  
*[http://www.cyberdriveillinois.com/departments/archives/databases/home.html Databases of Illinois Veterans]  
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*[http://www.cyberdriveillinois.com/departments/archives/databases/home.html Databases of Illinois Veterans].
*{{RecordSearch|1919699|U.S., General Index to Pension Files, 1861-1934}}
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*{{RecordSearch|1880762|U.S., Registers of Enlistments in the U.S. Army, 1798-1914}} Index and images.
<center><span style="color: #cc9999">'''''Revolutionary War'''''</span></center>
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*{{RecordSearch|1979425|U.S., Old War Pension Index, 1815-1926}} Index Only.
*[http://cyberdriveillinois.com/departments/archives/databases/quincyhome.html Illinois State Archives Solders' and Sailors' Home Residents (1887-1916)]  
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*{{RecordSearch|1919699|U.S., General Index to Pension Files, 1861-1934}}.
*[http://cyberdriveillinois.com/departments/archives/databases/honorroll.html Illinois State Archives 1929 Roll of Honor]  
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*{{RecordSearch|1916230|U.S., National Homes for Disabled Volunteer Soldiers, 1866-1938}} Partial index and images.
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*{{RecordSearch|1979426|U.S., Remarried Widows Index to Pension Applications, 1887-1942}} Index only.
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*[http://cyberdriveillinois.com/departments/archives/databases/quincyhome.html Illinois State Archives Solders' and Sailors' Home Residents (1887-1916)].
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*{{RecordSearch|1834308|U.S., Index to General Correspondence of the Pension Office, 1889-1904}} Index only.
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*{{RecordSearch|1832324|U.S., Veterans Administration Pension Payment Cards, 1907-1933}} Index and images.
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*[http://cyberdriveillinois.com/departments/archives/databases/honorroll.html Illinois State Archives 1929 Roll of Honor]<br><br>
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| style="width:50%; border:2px solid black; padding:7px; vertical-align:top" |<center>'''[[Illinois Military Records|Military Records Continued]]'''</center>
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<center><span style="color: #cc9999">'''''Indian Wars, dates vary'''''</span></center>
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*{{RecordSearch|1979427|U.S., Index to Indian Wars Pension Files, 1892-1926}} Index only.<br><br>
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<center><span style="color: #cc9999">'''''Revolutionary War, 1774-1783'''''</span></center>
 
*[http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=4508 Illinois Revolutionary War Veteran Burials] Index and transcription ($)
 
*[http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=4508 Illinois Revolutionary War Veteran Burials] Index and transcription ($)
<center><span style="color: #cc9999">'''''War of 1812'''''</span></center>  
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*{{RecordSearch|1849623|U.S., Revolutionary War Compiled Service Records, 1775-1783}} Index (free) and images ($)
*[http://cyberdriveillinois.com/departments/archives/databases/war1812.html Illinois State Archives War of 1812 Veterans]
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*{{RecordSearch|2546162|United States Rosters of Revolutionary War Soldiers and Sailors, 1775-1783}} — images
<center><span style="color: #cc9999">'''''Winnebago War'''''</span></center>  
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*{{RecordSearch|2068326|U.S., Revolutionary War Rolls, 1775-1783}} Images only. 
*[http://cyberdriveillinois.com/departments/archives/databases/winebago.html Illinois State Archives Winnebago War Veterans]
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*{{RecordSearch|1417475|U.S., Revolutionary War Pension and Bounty Land Warrant Applications, 1800-1900}} Index (free) and images ($)
<center><span style="color: #cc9999">'''''Black Hawk War'''''</span></center>  
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*[http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=4508 Illinois Revolutionary War Veteran Burials] Index and transcription ($)
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*{{RecordSearch|2069831|U.S., Revolutionary War Pension Payment Ledgers, 1818-1872}} Images only.<br><br>
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<center><span style="color: #cc9999">'''''War of 1812, 1812-1815'''''</span></center>  
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*{{RecordSearch|1916219|U.S., War of 1812 Index to Service Records, 1812-1815}} Index only.
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*[http://cyberdriveillinois.com/departments/archives/databases/war1812.html Illinois State Archives War of 1812 Veterans].<br><br>
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<center><span style="color: #cc9999">'''''Winnebago War, 1827'''''</span></center>  
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*[http://cyberdriveillinois.com/departments/archives/databases/winebago.html Illinois State Archives Winnebago War Veterans].<br><br>
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<center><span style="color: #cc9999">'''''Black Hawk War, 1832'''''</span></center>  
 
*[http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=28914 Record of the Services of Illinois Soldiers in the Black Hawk War, 1831-1832, and in the Mexican War, 1846-8] A complete roster of commissioned officers and enlisted men. Index and transcription($)  
 
*[http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=28914 Record of the Services of Illinois Soldiers in the Black Hawk War, 1831-1832, and in the Mexican War, 1846-8] A complete roster of commissioned officers and enlisted men. Index and transcription($)  
*[http://cyberdriveillinois.com/departments/archives/databases/blkhawk.html Illinois State Archives Black Hawk War Veterans]
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*[http://cyberdriveillinois.com/departments/archives/databases/blkhawk.html Illinois State Archives Black Hawk War Veterans].<br><br>
<center><span style="color: #cc9999">'''''Mexican War'''''</span></center>  
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*{{RecordSearch|1979390|U.S., Mexican War Pension Index, 1887-1926}}
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<center><span style="color: #cc9999">'''''Mexican War, 1846-1848'''''</span></center>  
 
*[http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=28914 Record of the Services of Illinois Soldiers in the Black Hawk War, 1831-1832, and in the Mexican War, 1846-8] A complete roster of commissioned officers and enlisted men. Index and transcription ($)  
 
*[http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=28914 Record of the Services of Illinois Soldiers in the Black Hawk War, 1831-1832, and in the Mexican War, 1846-8] A complete roster of commissioned officers and enlisted men. Index and transcription ($)  
*[http://cyberdriveillinois.com/departments/archives/databases/mexwar.html Illinois State Archives Mexican War Veterans]
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*{{RecordSearch|1987567|U.S., Mexican War Index and Service Records, 1846-1848}} Index only.
<center><span style="color: #cc9999">'''''Civil War'''''</span></center>  
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*{{RecordSearch|1979390|U.S., Mexican War Pension Index, 1887-1926}}.
*[http://www.nps.gov/civilwar/soldiers-and-sailors-database.htm Civil War Soldiers and Sailors Database]  
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*[http://cyberdriveillinois.com/departments/archives/databases/mexwar.html Illinois State Archives Mexican War Veterans].<br><br>
*[http://cyberdriveillinois.com/departments/archives/databases/datcivil.html Illinois State Archives Civil War Muster and Descriptive Rolls]  
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*[http://cyberdriveillinois.com/departments/archives/databases/missouri.html Illinois State Archives Civil War Veterans of Missouri Units]  
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<center><span style="color: #cc9999">'''''Civil War, 1861-1865'''''</span></center>  
*[http://cyberdriveillinois.com/departments/archives/databases/ilnavy.html Illinois State Archives Civil War Veterans Serving in the U.S. Navy]
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*[http://www.nps.gov/civilwar/soldiers-and-sailors-database.htm Civil War Soldiers and Sailors Database].
<center><span style="color: #cc9999">'''''War with Spain'''''</span></center>  
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*[http://cyberdriveillinois.com/departments/archives/databases/datcivil.html Illinois State Archives Civil War Muster and Descriptive Rolls].
*{{RecordSearch|1919583|U.S. Index to Service Records, War with Spain, 1898}}
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*[http://cyberdriveillinois.com/departments/archives/databases/missouri.html Illinois State Archives Civil War (Illinois) Veterans of Missouri Units].
<center><span style="color: #cc9999">'''''World War I'''''</span></center>  
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*[http://cyberdriveillinois.com/departments/archives/databases/ilnavy.html Illinois State Archives Civil War Veterans Serving in the U.S. Navy].
*{{RecordSearch|1968530|U.S. WW I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918}} Index and images
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*{{RecordSearch|1922519|U.S., Civil War Widows and Other Dependents Pension Files}} Index and images ($); INCOMPLETE
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*{{RecordSearch|1471019|U.S., Civil War and Later Pension Index, 1861-1917}} Index (free) and images ($)
*{{RecordSearch|1339071|United States, World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942 (Image Browse)}} (FamilySearch) - free
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*{{RecordSearch|1916234|U.S., Records of Confederate Prisoners of War, 1861-1865}} Images only.
*{{RecordSearch|1861144|United States, World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942}} (images with partial index) (FamilySearch) - free
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*{{RecordSearch|1979426|U.S., Remarried Widows Index to Pension Applications, 1887-1942}} Index only.<br><br>
<center>'''[[Illinois Naturalization and Citizenship|Naturalization Records]]'''</center>  
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*{{RecordSearch|1989159|Illinois, County Naturalization Records, 1800-1962}} Images only  
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<center><span style="color: #cc9999">'''''Spanish-American War, 1898'''''</span></center>  
*{{RecordSearch|1838804|Illinois, Northern District Naturalization Index, 1840-1950}} Index and images  
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*{{RecordSearch|1919583|U.S. Index to Service Records, War with Spain, 1898}}.<br><br>
*{{RecordSearch|2040533|Illinois, Northern District (Eastern Division), Naturalization Index, 1926-1979}} Images
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<center>'''[[Illinois Newspapers|Newspapers]]'''</center>  
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<center><span style="color: #cc9999">'''''World War I, 1917-1918'''''</span></center>  
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*{{RecordSearch|1979426|U.S., Remarried Widows Index to Pension Applications, 1887-1942}} Index only.
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*{{RecordSearch|1968530|U.S. WW I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918}} Index and images.<br><br>
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<center><span style="color: #cc9999">'''''World War II, 1941-1945'''''</span></center>  
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*{{RecordSearch|2028680|U.S., World War II Army Enlistment Records, 1938-1946}} Index only.
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*{{RecordSearch|2127320|United States World War II Prisoners of War of the Japanese, 1941-1945}} — index
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*{{RecordSearch|1339071|United States, World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942 (Image Browse)}} (FamilySearch)  
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*{{RecordSearch|1861144|United States, World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942}} (images with partial index) (FamilySearch)<br><br>
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<center>'''Naturalization Records''' <span>[[Illinois Naturalization and Citizenship|Learn More]]</span></center>  
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*[http://www.germanroots.com/illinoisnat.html Online Illinois Naturalization Records Indexes &amp; Finding Aids], index.
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*{{RecordSearch|1989159|Illinois, County Naturalization Records, 1800-1962}} Images only.
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*[http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=5392 DeKalb County, Illinois Naturalizations, 1800-1999] ($) 
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*{{RecordSearch|1838804|Illinois, Northern District Naturalization Index, 1840-1950}} Index and images.
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*[http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=61196 Illinois, Federal Naturalization Records, 1856-1991], index and images, ($).
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*[http://www.cookcountyclerkofcourt.org/NR/ Cook County Clerk of the Circuit Court: Naturalization Declarations of Intention], 1871-1929. Index.
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*{{RecordSearch|2212212|Illinois, Northern District (Chicago Division) Petitions for Naturalization, 1906-1991}} Images only.
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*{{RecordSearch|2040533|Illinois, Northern District (Eastern Division), Naturalization Index, 1926-1979}} Images.
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*[http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=60724 Northern District, Illinois, Naturalization Index, 1926-1979], index and images.<br><br>
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<center>'''Newspapers'''<span style="color:#0044cc;"> [[Illinois Newspapers|Learn More]]</span></center>  
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*[http://idnc.library.illinois.edu/ Illinois Digital Newspaper Collection], index.
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*[http://www.genealogybank.com/gbnk/newspapers/explore/USA/Illinois/?kbid=10435&m=13 Illinois Newspaper Archives (1818–2010) at Genealogy Bank], index.
 
*[http://www.library.illinois.edu/inp/ Illinois Newspaper Project]  
 
*[http://www.library.illinois.edu/inp/ Illinois Newspaper Project]  
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*[http://www.newspapers.com/place-illinois/?xid=186 Historical Newspapers in Illinois]
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*[http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/newspapers/?state=Illinois&ethnicity=&language= Chronicling America - Illinois Newspapers]
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*[http://search.ancestry.com/oldsearch/locality/dbpage.aspx?tp=2&p=16&categoryFilterID=38&showPaging=true Illinois Newspapers] ($)
 
*[https://sites.google.com/site/onlinenewspapersite/Home/usa/il Illinois Online Historical Newspapers]  
 
*[https://sites.google.com/site/onlinenewspapersite/Home/usa/il Illinois Online Historical Newspapers]  
*[http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/newspapers/?state=Illinois&ethnicity=&language= Chronicling America - Illinois Newspapers]
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*[http://ldsgenealogy.com/IL/Newspapers-and-Obituaries.htm Illinois Newspapers]<br><br>
*[http://search.ancestry.com/oldsearch/locality/dbpage.aspx?tp=2&p=16&categoryFilterID=38&showPaging=true Illinois Newspapers] ($)
 
<center>'''[[Illinois Obituaries|Obituaries]]'''</center>
 
*[http://www.illinoishistory.gov/lib/obit_finder.htm Obituary Index at Illinois Historic Preservation Agency]
 
<center>'''[[Illinois Probate Records|Probate Records]]'''</center>  
 
*{{RecordSearch|1834344|Illinois, Probate Records, 1819-1970}} Images only
 
  
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<center>'''Obituaries''' <span style="color:#0044cc;">  [[Illinois Obituaries|Learn More]]</span></center>
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*[http://www.deathindexes.com/illinois/index.html Online Illinois Death Records &amp; Indexes: A Genealogy Guide for Finding Obituaries, Cemetery Burials and Death Records]
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*[http://www.obitsarchive.com/oa-search/we/Archives/?p_action=keyword&s_search_type=keyword&p_product=OBAR&p_theme=obar&d_sources=location&d_place=Illinois&kbid=9064&m=19 Obitsarchive.com]
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*[http://illinoisobits.tributes.com/browse_obituaries?state=IL Ilinois Obituaries Tributes.com]
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*{{RecordSearch|2333694|United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014}} — index and images<br><br>
  
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<center>'''Probate Records''' <span style="color:#0044cc;">[[Illinois Probate Records|Learn More]]</span></center>
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*[http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=9048 Illinois, Wills and Probate Records, 1772-1999], ($), index and images, incomplete.
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*{{RecordSearch|1834344|Illinois, Probate Records, 1819-1988}} Images only.<br><br>
  
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<center>'''Tax Records''' <span style="color:#0044cc;">  [[Illinois Taxation|Learn More]]</span></center>
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*{{RecordSearch|2075263|U.S., Internal Revenue Assessment Lists, 1862-1874}} Images only.
  
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Online Genealogy Records

Guide to Illinois Online Genealogy Records for researching ancestry, family history and genealogy: birth, marriage, death, census, church, military, immigration, and naturalization records.

Illinois Statewide Online Genealogy Records

This chart shows links to statewide collections. To find links to collections for lower jurisdictions (such as a county or town), go to Locating Online Databases.

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War of 1812, 1812-1815
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Mexican War, 1846-1848
Civil War, 1861-1865
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