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Welcome to Illinois Genealogy Links. This page is designed to help you in your Illinois genealogy research, by listing sites that have online genealogy resources, many of them free. Using the internet to get instant access to records that in the past would have been painstakingly found after weeks of perusing libraries and genealogy society centres has resulted in being able to research your family tree faster than ever before.

 Look for Illinois genealogy resources in the state and county pages. You may also find relevant genealogy records by searching our cemetery, census, marriages, message boards & mailing lists, obituaries and military records pages; links to these pages are included below.

Good luck with your Illinois genealogy research!

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Statewide Illinois Genealogy Links

Adoption Information Center of Illinois
African American Genealogy Links
American History and Genealogy Project - Illinois
American Local History Network - Illinois
Archives Online for Illinois - US GenWeb Archives cemeteries, newspapers, wills, military rosters etc recorded online
Before the Needles - Illinois lists executions in this state
Bethlehem Evangelical Lutheran Church- B,D & Marriages extractions
Chicago City Council Proceedings Files, 1833-1871  entries for 35,650 different files
Chicago Irish Families, 1875-1925 12,500 records of Chicago's Irish families
Chicago's Italian Genealogy Information Station
Chicago Police Department Homicide Record, 1870-1930
County Resources at - Illinois lists county clerk addresses and contact details
Cyndi's List - Illinois largest private collection of genealogy links on the web
Death Notices - Illinois Newspapers search the world's largest online database of death notices from Illinois newspapers spanning over 100 years (enter "death" in keywords)
Dziennik Chicagoski Death Notice Index Search 1890-1929  and 1930-1971 Chicago's Polish Newspaper 
Earliest Genealogy Records in IL County Courthouses
Genealogy .com: State Resources - Illinois
Early Illinois Settlers
First Chicago Church Records, 1833-44 Surname Index
Genealogy Trails -  History & Genealogy includes pages on military records, censuses, volunteers and a mailing list.
Alabama Birth Records a directory of  birth record databases
Illinois Cemeteries and Cemetery Transcriptions
Illinois Censuses and Census Transcriptions

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Illinois Church Records Project church record transcriptions indexed by county
Illinois Death Certificates, 1916-1950  Illinois State Archives
Illinois Digital Archives Map Library free state and county maps online  
Illinois Genealogy at GenealogySpot
Illinois Genealogy Queries at view genealogy postings for this state posted by other researchers
Illinois Genealogy Societies
Illinois Genweb Project
Illinois Marriages
Illinois Military Records
Illinois Message Boards and Mailing Lists
Illinois Newspapers and Obituaries
Illinois Public Land Purchase Records information on over 500,000 Illinois land sales from 19thC
Illinois State Archives - List of Online Databases
Illinois State Databases over 200 databases for Illinois here
Illinois Statewide Death Index, Pre-1916
Illinois Websites at Rootsweb RootsWeb houses tens of thousands of genealogy websites
Kindred Trails - Illinois Genealogy Resources
Portugese (Madeira) Religious Exiles in Illinois - Illinois
Servitude and Emancipation Records (1722-1863)
Signers of the 1818 Original Constitution of Illinois
Trina's Illinois Adoption Page
USGenWeb Archives Digital Map Library - Illinois State Maps

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