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='''Illinois Genealogy Research'''=
*Illinois State Geneal-ogical Society [http://ilgensoc.org/cpage.php?pt=227 webinars] and [http://www.ilgensoc.org/events.php events]
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Find genealogy records: vital records (birth, marriage, and death), census, cemeteries, probate, land, libraries, societies, churches, newspapers, etc. for Illinois, the Land of Lincoln.  
*Join our community of Illinois researchers on [https://www.facebook.com/IllinoisGenealogy Facebook] & [https://plus.google.com/u/0/communities/104195621376697101310 Google+] and [http://www.looking4kin.com/group/illinoisgenealogy Looking4Kin]
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*[[Illinois Online Birth, Marriage, Death Records#Birth|Search Births]]
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*[[Illinois Online Birth, Marriage, Death Records#Marriage|Get Marriages]]
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*[[Illinois Online Birth, Marriage, Death Records#Death|Find Deaths]]
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*[[Illinois Census|Use Censuses]] to locate the family
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*[[Illinois Record Selection Table|Find the right records to search]]
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*[[Illinois County Creation Dates and Parent Counties|Learn County Dates and Boundary Changes]]
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*[http://historical-county.newberry.org/website/Illinois/viewer.htm Use maps: Newberry Library]<ref>[http://historical-county.newberry.org/website/Illinois/viewer.htm ''Illinois Atlas of Historical County Boundaries'', John H. Long, Editor; Peggy Tuck Sinko, Associate Editor; Gordon DenBoer, Historical Compiler; Douglas Knox, Book Digitizing Director and Digital Compiler; Emily Kelley, Research Associate; Laura Rico-Beck, GIS Specialist; Peter Siczewicz, ArcIMS Interactive Map Designer; Robert Will, Cartographic Assistant. Copyright The Newberry Library 2008.</ref> or [http://www.mapofus.org/illinois/ MapofUS.org]
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*[https://familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/Category:Illinois All Illinois wiki pages]
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*[[Illinois Genealogy Local Resources#Websites|Illinois Websites]]
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*[https://www.facebook.com/IllinoisGenealogy Facebook Illinois Research Community]
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*[[Adams County, Illinois|Adams]]
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*[[Alexander County, Illinois|Alexander]]
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*[[Bond County, Illinois|Bond]]
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*[[Boone County, Illinois|Boone]]
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*[[Brown County, Illinois|Brown]]
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*[[Bureau County, Illinois|Bureau]]
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*[[Calhoun County, Illinois|Calhoun]]
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*[[Carroll County, Illinois|Carroll]]
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*[[Cass County, Illinois|Cass]]
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*[[Champaign County, Illinois|Champaign]]
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*[[Christian County, Illinois|Christian]]
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*[[Clark County, Illinois|Clark]]
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*[[Clay County, Illinois|Clay]]
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*[[Clinton County, Illinois|Clinton]]
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*[[Coles County, Illinois|Coles]]
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*[[Cook County, Illinois|Cook]]
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*[[Crawford County, Illinois|Crawford]]
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*[[Cumberland County, Illinois|Cumberland]]
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*[[DeKalb County, Illinois|DeKalb]]
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*[[DeWitt County, Illinois|DeWitt]]
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*[[Douglas County, Illinois|Douglas]]
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*[[DuPage County, Illinois|DuPage]]
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*[[Edgar County, Illinois|Edgar]]
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*[[Edwards County, Illinois|Edwards]]
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*[[Effingham County, Illinois|Effingham]]
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*[[Fayette County, Illinois|Fayette]]
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*[[Ford County, Illinois|Ford]]
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*[[Franklin County, Illinois|Franklin]]
  
'''''Unique genealogical features:''''' [[Image:Abraham Lincoln 1864.jpg|right|200px|Abraham Lincoln 1864.jpg]]  
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*[[Fulton County, Illinois|Fulton]]
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*[[Gallatin County, Illinois|Gallatin]]
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*[[Greene County, Illinois|Greene]]
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*[[Grundy County, Illinois|Grundy]]
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*[[Hamilton County, Illinois|Hamilton]]
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*[[Hancock County, Illinois|Hancock]]
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*[[Hardin County, Illinois|Hardin]]
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*[[Henderson County, Illinois|Henderson]]
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*[[Henry County, Illinois|Henry]]
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*[[Iroquois County, Illinois|Iroquois]]
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*[[Jackson County, Illinois|Jackson]]
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*[[Jasper County, Illinois|Jasper]]
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*[[Jefferson County, Illinois|Jefferson]]
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*[[Jersey County, Illinois|Jersey]]
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*[[Jo Daviess County, Illinois|Jo Daviess]]
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*[[Johnson County, Illinois|Johnson]]
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*[[Kane County, Illinois|Kane]]
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*[[Kankakee County, Illinois|Kankakee]]
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*[[Kendall County, Illinois|Kendall]]
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*[[Knox County, Illinois|Knox]]
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*[[Lake County, Illinois|Lake]]
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*[[LaSalle County, Illinois|LaSalle]]
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*[[Lawrence County, Illinois|Lawrence]]
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*[[Lee County, Illinois|Lee]]
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*[[Livingston County, Illinois|Livingston]]
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*[[Logan County, Illinois|Logan]]
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*[[Macon County, Illinois|Macon]]
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*[[Macoupin County, Illinois|Macoupin]]  
  
*[[Illinois Archives and Libraries#Illinois_Regional_Archives_Depository_System|Illinois Regional Archives Depositories]] (IRAD)
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*[[Newberry Library|Newberry Library]], Chicago
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*[[Madison County, Illinois|Madison]]
*Learn [[Chicago, Illinois|Chicago]] big city research: history, places, and resources
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*[[Marion County, Illinois|Marion]]  
*''[https://familysearch.org/search/collection/list#page=1&countryId=14 FamilySearch Historical Record Collections]'' includes 11 indexed and 6 image-only collections.
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*[[Marshall County, Illinois|Marshall]]  
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*[[Mason County, Illinois|Mason]]
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*[[Massac County, Illinois|Massac]]  
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*[[McDonough County, Illinois|McDonough]]
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*[[McHenry County, Illinois|McHenry]]
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*[[McLean County, Illinois|McLean]]
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*[[Menard County, Illinois|Menard]]
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*[[Mercer County, Illinois|Mercer]]
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*[[Monroe County, Illinois|Monroe]]
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*[[Montgomery County, Illinois|Montgomery]]
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*[[Morgan County, Illinois|Morgan]]
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*[[Moultrie County, Illinois|Moultrie]]
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*[[Ogle County, Illinois|Ogle]]
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*[[Peoria County, Illinois|Peoria]]
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*[[Perry County, Illinois|Perry]]
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*[[Piatt County, Illinois|Piatt]]
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*[[Pike County, Illinois|Pike]]
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*[[Pope County, Illinois|Pope]]
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*[[Pulaski County, Illinois|Pulaski]]
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*[[Putnam County, Illinois|Putnam]]
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*[[Randolph County, Illinois|Randolph]]
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*[[Richland County, Illinois|Richland]]
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*[[Rock Island County, Illinois|Rock Island]]
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*[[Saline County, Illinois|Saline]]
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*[[Sangamon County, Illinois|Sangamon]]
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*[[Schuyler County, Illinois|Schuyler]]  
  
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*[[Shelby County, Illinois|Shelby]]
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*[[Stark County, Illinois|Stark]]
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*[[Stephenson County, Illinois|Stephenson]]
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*[[Tazewell County, Illinois|Tazewell]]
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*[[Union County, Illinois|Union]]
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*[[Vermilion County, Illinois|Vermilion]]
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*[[Wabash County, Illinois|Wabash]]  
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*[[Warren County, Illinois|Warren]]  
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*[[Washington County, Illinois|Washington]]
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*[[Wayne County, Illinois|Wayne]]
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*[[White County, Illinois|White]]
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*[[Whiteside County, Illinois|Whiteside]]
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*[[Will County, Illinois|Will]]
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*[[Williamson County, Illinois|Williamson]]
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*[[Winnebago County, Illinois|Winnebago]]
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*[[Woodford County, Illinois|Woodford]]
  
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'''''Extinct or <br>Renamed Counties:'''''
  
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*[[Dane County, Illinois|Dane]]  
 
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*[[Illinois Country]]  
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*[[Knox (1790-1809) County, Illinois|Knox (1790-1809)]]
 
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=== Illinois Counties  ===
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[[Adams County, Illinois|Adams]]{{•}} [[Alexander County, Illinois|Alexander]]{{•}} [[Bond County, Illinois|Bond]]{{•}} [[Boone County, Illinois|Boone]]{{•}} [[Brown County, Illinois|Brown]]{{•}} [[Bureau County, Illinois|Bureau]]{{•}} [[Calhoun County, Illinois|Calhoun]]{{•}} [[Carroll County, Illinois|Carroll]]{{•}} [[Cass County, Illinois|Cass]]{{•}} [[Champaign County, Illinois|Champaign]]{{•}} [[Christian County, Illinois|Christian]]{{•}} [[Clark County, Illinois|Clark]]{{•}} [[Clay County, Illinois|Clay]]{{•}} [[Clinton County, Illinois|Clinton]]{{•}} [[Coles County, Illinois|Coles]]{{•}} [[Cook County, Illinois|Cook]]{{•}} [[Crawford County, Illinois|Crawford]]{{•}} [[Cumberland County, Illinois|Cumberland]]{{•}} [[DeKalb County, Illinois|DeKalb]]{{•}} [[DeWitt County, Illinois|DeWitt]]{{•}} [[Douglas County, Illinois|Douglas]]{{•}} [[DuPage County, Illinois|DuPage]]{{•}} [[Edgar County, Illinois|Edgar]]{{•}} [[Edwards County, Illinois|Edwards]]{{•}} [[Effingham County, Illinois|Effingham]]{{•}} [[Fayette County, Illinois|Fayette]]{{•}} [[Ford County, Illinois|Ford]]{{•}} [[Franklin County, Illinois|Franklin]]{{•}} [[Fulton County, Illinois|Fulton]]{{•}} [[Gallatin County, Illinois|Gallatin]]{{•}} [[Greene County, Illinois|Greene]]{{•}} [[Grundy County, Illinois|Grundy]]{{•}} [[Hamilton County, Illinois|Hamilton]]{{•}} [[Hancock County, Illinois|Hancock]]{{•}} [[Hardin County, Illinois|Hardin]]{{•}} [[Henderson County, Illinois|Henderson]]{{•}} [[Henry County, Illinois|Henry]]{{•}} [[Iroquois County, Illinois|Iroquois]]{{•}} [[Jackson County, Illinois|Jackson]]{{•}} [[Jasper County, Illinois|Jasper]]{{•}} [[Jefferson County, Illinois|Jefferson]]{{•}} [[Jersey County, Illinois|Jersey]]{{•}} [[Jo Daviess County, Illinois|Jo Daviess]]{{•}} [[Johnson County, Illinois|Johnson]]{{•}} [[Kane County, Illinois|Kane]]{{•}} [[Kankakee County, Illinois|Kankakee]]{{•}} [[Kendall County, Illinois|Kendall]]{{•}} [[Knox County, Illinois|Knox]]{{•}} [[Lake County, Illinois|Lake]]{{•}} [[LaSalle County, Illinois|LaSalle]]{{•}} [[Lawrence County, Illinois|Lawrence]]{{•}} [[Lee County, Illinois|Lee]]{{•}} [[Livingston County, Illinois|Livingston]]{{•}} [[Logan County, Illinois|Logan]]{{•}} [[Macon County, Illinois|Macon]]{{•}} [[Macoupin County, Illinois|Macoupin]]{{•}} [[Madison County, Illinois|Madison]]{{•}} [[Marion County, Illinois|Marion]]{{•}} [[Marshall County, Illinois|Marshall]]{{•}} [[Mason County, Illinois|Mason]]{{•}} [[Massac County, Illinois|Massac]]{{•}} [[McDonough County, Illinois|McDonough]]{{•}} [[McHenry County, Illinois|McHenry]]{{•}} [[McLean County, Illinois|McLean]]{{•}} [[Menard County, Illinois|Menard]]{{•}} [[Mercer County, Illinois|Mercer]]{{•}} [[Monroe County, Illinois|Monroe]]{{•}} [[Montgomery County, Illinois|Montgomery]]{{•}} [[Morgan County, Illinois|Morgan]]{{•}} [[Moultrie County, Illinois|Moultrie]]{{•}} [[Ogle County, Illinois|Ogle]]{{•}} [[Peoria County, Illinois|Peoria]]{{•}} [[Perry County, Illinois|Perry]]{{•}} [[Piatt County, Illinois|Piatt]]{{•}} [[Pike County, Illinois|Pike]]{{•}} [[Pope County, Illinois|Pope]]{{•}} [[Pulaski County, Illinois|Pulaski]]{{•}} [[Putnam County, Illinois|Putnam]]{{•}} [[Randolph County, Illinois|Randolph]]{{•}} [[Richland County, Illinois|Richland]]{{•}} [[Rock Island County, Illinois|Rock Island]]{{•}} [[Saline County, Illinois|Saline]]{{•}} [[Sangamon County, Illinois|Sangamon]]{{•}} [[Schuyler County, Illinois|Schuyler]]{{•}} [[Scott County, Illinois|Scott]]{{•}} [[Shelby County, Illinois|Shelby]]{{•}} [[St. Clair County, Illinois|St. Clair]]{{•}} [[Stark County, Illinois|Stark]]{{•}} [[Stephenson County, Illinois|Stephenson]]{{•}} [[Tazewell County, Illinois|Tazewell]]{{•}} [[Union County, Illinois|Union]]{{•}} [[Vermilion County, Illinois|Vermilion]]{{•}} [[Wabash County, Illinois|Wabash]]{{•}} [[Warren County, Illinois|Warren]]{{•}} [[Washington County, Illinois|Washington]]{{•}} [[Wayne County, Illinois|Wayne]]{{•}} [[White County, Illinois|White]]{{•}} [[Whiteside County, Illinois|Whiteside]]{{•}} [[Will County, Illinois|Will]]{{•}} [[Williamson County, Illinois|Williamson]]{{•}} [[Winnebago County, Illinois|Winnebago]]{{•}} [[Woodford County, Illinois|Woodford]]{{•}} '''''Extinct or Renamed Counties:&nbsp;''''' [[Dane County, Illinois|Dane]]{{•}} [[Illinois Country]]{{•}} [[Knox (1790-1809) County, Illinois|Knox (1790-1809)]]  
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'''Mouse over''' a county to see its name and click to go directly to that county page. For a '''larger''' version of the map, see [[Illinois Counties Map|Illinois Counties Map]].
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=== Major Repositories  ===
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[[Newberry Library]]{{·}} [[Illinois State Archives]]{{·}} [[Illinois Regional Archives Depository (IRAD)]]{{·}} [[Illinois State Library]]{{·}} [[Illinois State Historical Library (ISHL)]]{{·}} [[National Archives Great Lakes Region (Chicago)]]{{·}} [[Allen County Public Library]]
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=== Migration Routes  ===
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Illinois River{{·}} [[Mississippi River]]{{·}} Ohio River{{·}} Wabash River{{·}} Lake Michigan{{·}} [[Buffalo Trace]]{{·}} [[Chicago-Dubuque Highway]]{{·}} [[Chicago-Kaskaskia Road]]{{·}} [[Detroit-Chicago Road]]{{·}} [[Kellog Trail]]{{·}} [[Mihoaukee Trail]]{{·}} [[Nashville-Saline River Trail]]{{·}} [[National Road]] (or Cumberland Road){{·}} [[Old Chicago Road]]{{·}} [[Pecatonica Trail]]{{·}} [[Russellville-Shawneetown Trail]]{{·}} [[Illinois and Michigan Canal]]{{·}} [[Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway|Santa Fe Railway]]{{·}} [[Great Northern Railway (U.S.)]]{{·}} [[Illinois Central Railroad]]
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=== Research Tools  ===
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*[https://plus.google.com/u/0/communities/104195621376697101310 Illinois Genealogy Network Community on Google+]
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*[http://www.genealogyinc.com/illinois/il-vital-records/ How to order Illinois Vital Records]
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*[http://www.genealogyinc.com/illinois/il-government-records/ State of Illinois County &amp; City Government Court links]
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*[http://www.mapofus.org/illinois/ Rotating Formation Illinois County Boundary Maps and Atlases]
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*[http://www.cookcountygenealogy.com/ Cook County Genealogy Online] is a free (requires registration) index of births 1871-1936, marriages 1856-1961, and deaths 1871-1991.
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*[https://familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://hr-search-api:8080/searchapi/search/collection/1463129 Cook County Birth Registers, 1871-1915] Index and 55,233 images. Search fields: first name, last name, place, year, parents' names.
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*[https://familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://hr-search-api:8080/searchapi/search/collection/1462519 Cook County Birth Certificates, 1878-1922] Index and 1,434,175 images. Search fields: first name, last name, place, year, parents' names.
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*[https://familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://hr-search-api:8080/searchapi/search/collection/1803970 Illinois County Marriages, 1810-1934] Index 9 percent complete; no images. Counties: Adams, Alexander, Bond, Boone, Brown, Champaign, Christian, Clark and Clay.
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*[https://www.facebook.com/groups/196017143782491/ Illinois Genealogy Network Group on Facebook]
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*[http://www.genealogyinc.com/illinois/il-society-archive/ List of Illinois Archives, Libraries, Publications, Historical &amp; Genealogical Societies]
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*[http://www.genealogyinc.com/illinois/il-counties/ History &amp; Facts of Illinois Counties]  
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*[http://www.cyberdriveillinois.com/departments/archives/marriage.html Illinois Statewide Marriage Index, 1763-1900] Free statewide or countywide searches by groom's name, bride's name or both.
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*[https://familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://hr-search-api:8080/searchapi/search/collection/1463145 Cook County Marriages, 1871-1920] Index and images. Search fields: first name, last name, place, year, spouse's names.
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*[http://www.cyberdriveillinois.com/departments/archives/death.html Illinois Statewide Death Index 1878-1916] Free statewide or countywide name searches; no images. This is an on-going project.
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*[https://familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://hr-search-api:8080/searchapi/search/collection/1463134 Cook County Deaths, 1878-1922] Index and 1,429,365 images. Search fields: first name, last name, place, year, spouse's name, parents' names.
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*[https://familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://hr-search-api:8080/searchapi/search/collection/1438856 Illinois Deaths and Stillbirths, 1916-1945] Index only. Search fields: first name, last name, place, year, spouse's and parents' names.
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*[https://familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://hr-search-api:8080/searchapi/search/collection/1803969 Illinois State Census, 1855] Index and images. Search fields: first name, last name, place, spouse's and parents' names.
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*[https://familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://hr-search-api:8080/searchapi/search/collection/1388122 Illinois, Diocese of Belleville, Catholic Parish Records, 1729-1956] 34,135 images of baptisms, communions, confirmations to 1907; marriages to 1930; deaths to 1956. Includes images of indexes in some volumes.
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*[https://familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://hr-search-api:8080/searchapi/search/collection/1838804 Northern District Naturalization Index, 1840-1950] 1,493,775 petition index card images in [[Soundex|Soundex]] number order for parts of IL, IN, WI, &amp; IA.
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*[https://familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://hr-search-api:8080/searchapi/search/collection/1834344 Illinois Probate Records, 1819-1970] 427,770 images of wills, indexes and other estate documents.
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*[http://illinoisgenweb.org/ Illinois GenWeb] Offers free statewide and county resources.
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*[http://genealogytrails.com/ill/ Illinois Genealogy Trails] - presenting free transcribed data
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*[http://www.looking4kin.com/group/illinoisgenealogy Looking 4 Kin Genealogy &amp; Family History Network - Illinois]
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*[http://www.davidrumsey.com/directory/where/Illinois/ David Rumsey Map Collection] for Illinois contains a large online collection of rare, old, antique historical atlases, globes, maps, charts plus other cartographic treasures.<br>  
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*[http://www.maritimehistoryofthegreatlakes.ca/enrolment/ The United States Vessel Enrollments] for the Great Lakes region. The transcriptions are from a project that involved an attempt to transcribe all steamboat enrollments for Great Lakes ports prior to 1861, all vessels for Detroit and Cleveland up to 1861, and Buffalo up to 1841 are included in the file. The set includes 5741 enrolments in which just under 2000 individual vessels are named, over 6000 people were identified.
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*[http://www.genealogyinc.com/encyclopedia/ Family Tree Encyclopedia] - Terminology &amp; Meanings of Genealogical Terms
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*[http://www.genealogyinc.com/forms.html Printable Genealogy Forms used in Research]
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*[http://www.genealogyinc.com/illinois/il-military-records/ Research in Illinois Military Records]
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<br> '''Wiki articles describing online collections are found at:'''<br>  
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*[[African-American Resources for Illinois|African Americans]]
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*[[Indians of Illinois|American Indians]]
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*[[Illinois Genealogy Local Resources|Archives and Libraries]]
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*[[Illinois Bible Records|Bible Records]]
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*I[[Illinois 1855 State Census (FamilySearch Historical Records)|llinois 1855 State Census (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
 
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