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| width="100%" bgcolor="#ECDADA" align="center" colspan="6" | '''Illinois Statewide Online Genealogy Records''' <br>This is collection of links to Illinois statewide databases and collections. <br>Many of these links will be repeated on county pages.
 
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| width="50%" valign="middle" colspan="3" style="height: 40px" | <center>Illinois State Archives</center>
 
*[http://www.ilsos.gov/isa/globalsrch.jsp Global Database Search] (Free)
 
<center>'''[[Illinois Vital Records|Vital Records]]'''</center><center><span style="color: #cc9999">'''''Births'''''</span></center>
 
*{{RecordSearch|1676968|Illinois, Births and Christenings, 1824-1940}} Index only
 
*[https://familysearch.org/search/collection/1463129 Cook County Birth Registers, 1871-1915]
 
*[https://familysearch.org/search/collection/1462519 Cook County Birth Certificates, 1878-1922]
 
*[http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=1499 Cook County Birth Index, 1916-1935] ($)
 
<center><span style="color: #cc9999">'''''Marriages'''''</span></center>
 
*[http://cyberdriveillinois.com/departments/archives/databases/marriage.html Illinois State Archives, Statewide Marriage Index, 1763-1900]
 
*{{RecordSearch|1680829|Illinois, Marriages, 1815-1935}} Index only
 
*{{RecordSearch|1803970|Illinois County Marriages, 1810-1934}} Index and images, incomplete
 
*[http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=2086 Illinois Marriages to 1850] 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 ($)
 
<center><span style="color: #cc9999">'''''Deaths'''''</span></center>
 
*{{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://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]
 
*{{RecordSearch|1202535|United States Social Security Death Index}}
 
 
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<center>'''[[Illinois Biography|Biography]]'''</center>
 
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~ilbiog/ Illinois Biography Project]
 
<center>'''[[Illinois Cemeteries|Cemetery Records]]'''</center>
 
*{{RecordSearch|2043817|Illinois, Cemetery Transcriptions, 1853-2009}}
 
*[http://usgwtombstones.org/illinois/illinois.html ILGenWeb Tombstone Transcription Project]
 
*[http://billiongraves.com/pages/search/#country=United+States&state=Illinois&county=0&search_text=&action=search_cemetery BillionGraves Cemetery Records]
 
*[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi Findagrave.com]
 
*[http://interment.net/us/il/index.htm Illinois Cemetery Records at Interment.net]
 
*[http://illinoisancestors.org/cemphotos/main.php Illinois Ancestors Tombstone Project]
 
*[http://usgwtombstones.org/illinois/illinois.html USGenWeb Illinois Tombstone Transcription Project]
 
<center>'''[[Illinois Census|Census]]'''</center>
 
*[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
 
*{{RecordSearch|1803971|Illinois, State Census, 1865}} Index and Images
 
<center>'''[[Illinois Ethnic, Political, or Religious Groups|Ethnic, Political or Religious Groups]]'''</center>
 
*[http://cyberdriveillinois.com/departments/archives/databases/servant.html Illinois State Archives Servitude and Emancipation Records, (1722-1863)]
 
<center>'''[[Illinois History|History]]'''</center>
 
*[http://exhibits.museum.state.il.us/exhibits/athome/index.html At Home in the Heartland Online]
 
*[https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/Historical_Encyclopedia_of_Illinois Historical Encyclopedia of Illinois]
 
<center>'''''History - Boundary Changes'''''</center>
 
*[[Illinois County Creation Dates and Parent Counties|County Creation Dates for Illinois]]
 
*[http://historical-county.newberry.org/website/Illinois/viewer.htm Interactive outline map of ''Illinois Historical Counties''] at Newberry Library site (Free)
 
*[http://www.mapofus.org/illinois/ Interactive Map of Illinois County Formation History] at MapofUS.org (Free)
 
*[http://maps.ilgw.org/ Illinois County Boundaries, 1790-present] at ILGW.org (Free)
 
<center>'''[[Illinois Land and Property|Land Records]]'''</center>
 
*[http://cyberdriveillinois.com/departments/archives/databases/data_lan.html Illinois State Archives Public Domain Land Tract Sales]
 
*[http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=3780 Illinois, Public Land Purchase Records, 1800-1990] Index only ($)
 
<center>'''[[Illinois Military Records|Military Records]]'''</center> <center><span style="color: #cc9999">'''''General Records'''''</span></center>
 
*[http://www.cyberdriveillinois.com/departments/archives/databases/home.html Databases of Illinois Veterans]
 
*{{RecordSearch|1880762|U.S., Registers of Enlistments in the U.S. Army, 1798-1914}} Index and images
 
*{{RecordSearch|1979425|U.S., Old War Pension Index, 1815-1926}} Index Only
 
*{{RecordSearch|1919699|U.S., General Index to Pension Files, 1861-1934}}
 
*{{RecordSearch|1916230|U.S., National Homes for Disabled Volunteer Soldiers, 1866-1938}} Partial index and images
 
*{{RecordSearch|1979426|U.S., Remarried Widows Index to Pension Applications, 1887-1942}} Index only
 
*[http://cyberdriveillinois.com/departments/archives/databases/quincyhome.html Illinois State Archives Solders' and Sailors' Home Residents (1887-1916)]
 
*{{RecordSearch|1834308|U.S., Index to General Correspondence of the Pension Office, 1889-1904}} Index only
 
*{{RecordSearch|1832324|U.S., Veterans Administration Pension Payment Cards, 1907-1933}} Index and images
 
*[http://cyberdriveillinois.com/departments/archives/databases/honorroll.html Illinois State Archives 1929 Roll of Honor]
 
<center><span style="color: #cc9999">'''''Indian Wars, dates vary'''''</span></center>
 
*{{RecordSearch|1979427|U.S., Index to Indian Wars Pension Files, 1892-1926}} Index only
 
<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 ($)
 
*{{RecordSearch|1417475|U.S., Revolutionary War Pension and Bounty Land Warrant Applications}} Index (free) and images ($)
 
*{{RecordSearch|1849623|U.S., Revolutionary War Compiled Service Records, 1775-1783}} Index (free) and images ($)
 
*{{RecordSearch|2068326|U.S., Revolutionary War Rolls, 1775-1783}} Images only
 
*{{RecordSearch|2069831|U.S., Revolutionary War Pension Payment Ledgers, 1818-1872}} Images only
 
 
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| width="100%" valign="middle" colspan="3" style="height: 40px" | <center>'''[[Illinois Military Records|Military Records Continued]]'''</center> <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 ($)
 
*{{RecordSearch|1417475|U.S., Revolutionary War Pension and Bounty Land Warrant Applications}} Index (free) and images ($)
 
*{{RecordSearch|1849623|U.S., Revolutionary War Compiled Service Records, 1775-1783}} Index (free) and images ($)
 
*{{RecordSearch|2068326|U.S., Revolutionary War Rolls, 1775-1783}} Images only
 
*{{RecordSearch|2069831|U.S., Revolutionary War Pension Payment Ledgers, 1818-1872}} Images only
 
<center><span style="color: #cc9999">'''''War of 1812, 1812-1815'''''</span></center>
 
*{{RecordSearch|1916219|U.S., War of 1812 Index to Service Records, 1812-1815}} Index only
 
*[http://cyberdriveillinois.com/departments/archives/databases/war1812.html Illinois State Archives War of 1812 Veterans]
 
<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]
 
<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://cyberdriveillinois.com/departments/archives/databases/blkhawk.html Illinois State Archives Black Hawk War Veterans]
 
<center><span style="color: #cc9999">'''''Mexican War, 1846-1848'''''</span></center>
 
*{{RecordSearch|1987567|U.S., Mexican War Index and Service Records, 1846-1848}} Index only
 
*{{RecordSearch|1979390|U.S., Mexican War Pension Index, 1887-1926}}
 
*[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]
 
<center><span style="color: #cc9999">'''''Civil War, 1861-1865'''''</span></center>
 
*[http://www.nps.gov/civilwar/soldiers-and-sailors-database.htm Civil War Soldiers and Sailors Database]
 
*[http://cyberdriveillinois.com/departments/archives/databases/datcivil.html Illinois State Archives Civil War Muster and Descriptive Rolls]
 
*[http://cyberdriveillinois.com/departments/archives/databases/missouri.html Illinois State Archives Civil War (Illinois) Veterans of Missouri Units]
 
*[http://cyberdriveillinois.com/departments/archives/databases/ilnavy.html Illinois State Archives Civil War Veterans Serving in the U.S. Navy]
 
*{{RecordSearch|1922519|U.S., Civil War Widows and Other Dependents Pension Files}} Index (free) and images ($); INCOMPLETE
 
*{{RecordSearch|1471019|U.S., Civil War and Later Pension Index, 1861-1917}} Index (free) and images ($)
 
*{{RecordSearch|1916234|U.S., Records of Confederate Prisoners of War, 1861-1865}} Images only
 
*{{RecordSearch|1979426|U.S., Remarried Widows Index to Pension Applications, 1887-1942}} Index only
 
<center><span style="color: #cc9999">'''''Spanish-American War, 1898'''''</span></center>
 
*{{RecordSearch|1919583|U.S. Index to Service Records, War with Spain, 1898}}
 
<center><span style="color: #cc9999">'''''World War I, 1917-1918'''''</span></center>
 
*{{RecordSearch|1979426|U.S., Remarried Widows Index to Pension Applications, 1887-1942}} Index only
 
*{{RecordSearch|1968530|U.S. WW I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918}} Index and images
 
<center><span style="color: #cc9999">'''''World War II, 1941-1945'''''</span></center>
 
*{{RecordSearch|2028680|U.S., World War II Army Enlistment Records, 1938-1946}} Index only
 
*{{RecordSearch|1339071|United States, World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942 (Image Browse)}} (FamilySearch) - free
 
*{{RecordSearch|1861144|United States, World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942}} (images with partial index) (FamilySearch) - free
 
<center>'''[[Illinois Naturalization and Citizenship|Naturalization Records]]'''</center>
 
*{{RecordSearch|1989159|Illinois, County Naturalization Records, 1800-1962}} Images only
 
*{{RecordSearch|1838804|Illinois, Northern District Naturalization Index, 1840-1950}} Index and images
 
*{{RecordSearch|2212212|Illinois, Northern District (Chicago Division) Petitions for Naturalization, 1906-1991}} Images only
 
*{{RecordSearch|2040533|Illinois, Northern District (Eastern Division), Naturalization Index, 1926-1979}} Images
 
<center>'''[[Illinois Newspapers|Newspapers]]'''</center>
 
*[http://www.library.illinois.edu/inp/ Illinois Newspaper Project]
 
*[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]
 
*[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
 
<center>'''[[Illinois Taxation|Tax Records]]'''</center>
 
*{{RecordSearch|2075263|U.S., Internal Revenue Assessment Lists, 1862-1874}} Images only
 
<center>'''[[Illinois Genealogy Local Resources#Websites|Websites]]'''</center>
 
Sites with Illinois databases:
 
 
*[https://familysearch.org/search/collection/list?page=1&countryId=14 Illinois Historical Collections] at FamilySearch (Free)
 
*[http://search.ancestryinstitution.com/Places/US/Illinois/Default.aspx Illinois records] at Ancestry.com ($)
 
*[http://illinoisgenweb.org/ ILGenWeb] (Free)
 
*[http://genealogytrails.com/ill/ IL Genealogy Trails]
 
 
Sites that search for Illinois databases:
 
 
*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/IL/ Linkpendium]
 
*[http://www.cyndislist.com/us/il/ Cyndis List]
 
 
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Illinois Statewide Online Genealogy Records
This is collection of links to Illinois statewide databases and collections.
Many of these links will be repeated on county pages.
Illinois State Archives
Vital Records
Births
Marriages
Deaths


Biography
Cemetery Records
Census
Ethnic, Political or Religious Groups
History
History - Boundary Changes
Land Records
Military Records
General Records
Indian Wars, dates vary
Revolutionary War, 1774-1783


Military Records Continued
Revolutionary War, 1774-1783
War of 1812, 1812-1815
Winnebago War, 1827


Black Hawk War, 1832
Mexican War, 1846-1848
Civil War, 1861-1865
Spanish-American War, 1898
World War I, 1917-1918
World War II, 1941-1945
Naturalization Records
Newspapers
Obituaries
Probate Records
Tax Records
Websites

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