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Genealogy Resources


Genealogy Resources

Online Databases

Research in Other States Digitized Book & Record Collections

Illinois Research

Research in Other Countries Cemetery Information
Cook County Genealogical Societies Genealogy Networking

 

Search  America's Genealogy Bank
This database helps you quickly find your ancestors in over four centuries of rare documents and records. Search thousands of historical newspapers, books, pamphlets and genealogies. Plus, selected material from the American State Papers and U.S. Serial Set, the complete Social Security Death Index and more than 29 million obituaries.  Please use your Chatham Area Public Library card number to access this database.

The USGenWeb Project
The USGenWeb Project consists of a group of volunteers working together to provide Internet websites for genealogical research in every county and every state of the United States. The Project is non-commercial and fully committed to free access for everyone.

Cyndi's List of Genealogy Sites on the Internet
Your genealogy starting point online for almost two decades!

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Illinois Research

Illinois Department of Public Health, Vital Records
http://www.idph.state.il.us/vitalrecords/index.htm


Illinois State Archives, Death Index, pre-1916
http://www.cyberdriveillinois.com/departments/archives/databases/death.html


Illinois State Archives, Death Index, 1916-1950
http://www.cyberdriveillinois.com/departments/archives/databases/idphdeathindex.html

Illinois Statewide Marriage Index, 1763–1900
http://www.cyberdriveillinois.com/departments/archives/databases/marriage.html

USGenWeb, Illinois Archives
http://illinoisgenweb.org/

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Cook County

Cook County Marriage Records
http://www.cookcountyclerk.com/vitalrecords/marriagecertificates/Pages/default.aspx

Cook County Birth, Death, and Marriage Certificates

http://www.cookcountygenealogy.com/

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Research in Other States

Alaska State Archives
http://www.archives.state.ak.us/genealogy/genealogy.html

Arizona Birth and Death Certificates
http://genealogy.az.gov/

Kentucky Historical Society
http://history.ky.gov/research-genealogy/

Maine State Library
http://www.maine.gov/msl/services/ref/web/genweb.htm

Massachusetts Archives
http://www.sec.state.ma.us/arc/arcgen/genidx.htm

Minnesota Historical Society, Death Certificate Index
http://people.mnhs.org/dci/search.cfm?bhcp=1

Minnesota Department of Health, Office of Vital Records
http://www.health.state.mn.us/divs/chs/osr/index.html

USGenWeb, Minnesota Archives
http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~mngenweb/

Michigan Department of Community Health, Death Records
http://www.mdch.state.mi.us/gendisx/search.htm

Missouri Secretary of State, Death Certificates
http://www.sos.mo.gov/archives/resources/deathcertificates/

Missouri Secretary of State, Research Room
http://www.sos.mo.gov/archives/resources/links.asp

New Jersey Gen Web
http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~njgenweb/index.html

New York State Archives
http://www.archives.nysed.gov/a/research/res_topics_genealogy.shtml

North Dakota Death Records
http://death-records.net/northdakota/death-records.htm

Ohio Public Records Index
http://apps.ohiohistory.org/death/

Utah Death Certificate Index
http://archives.utah.gov/research/indexes/20842.htm

Wisconsin Historical Society
http://www.wisconsinhistory.org/Content.aspx?dsNav=N:1220