Find more links at Illinois GenWeb Page Cook County and Linkpendium Cook County Genealogy and Family History.
§ Illinois, Northern District Naturalization Index, 1840-1950: This card file is an index to petitions for residents of northern Illinois, northwestern Indiana, southern and eastern Wisconsin, and eastern Iowa.
§ Illinois Probate Records, 1819-1970: Images of will books, administrations, journals, inventories, guardian’s records, and order books from various counties in Illinois.
§ Illinois Regional Archives Depository System (IRAD): find out the holdings for each county
§ Chicago History Museum: Research sources: architecture and building history; archives and manuscripts; books and other published materials; family research; maps and atlases; prints and photographs; online resources.
§ Chicagoancestors.org Discover the past by address, and much more. Includes links to articles published in Chicago Genealogist to a geographic location.
Suburban Cook County
§ Wilmette Family History Center: Holds films on Chicago records on permanent loan, such as Chicago Death Certificates 1878-1947; Coroner’s Death Certificates 1879-1904; Chicago Catholic church records. See brochure on website for more information.
Outside Cook County
§ 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!