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Chicago and Cook County Cemeteries

Discover great facts and stories about 272 Chicago area cemeteries. Many cemeteries have vanished or no longer outwardly resemble a place of burial. You will be surprised to find where the dead have been in and around Chicago.


Daily Herald Index 1901-2019

The index features historical and current information on: • 95,000 subjects including 34,000 people, in a single A-Z sequence. • 38,000 general categories from abandonment to zoos. • Spotlights Chicago, the suburbs and northeast Illinois. • Includes state, national and international news. Copies available at the Winfield Historical Society and the Mount Prospect Public Library.


DuPage County Clerk - TAX History Search

Online search - browse PDF: • 1850 to 1947: Books are by legal description by Township. • 1948 to 1975: Books are by book and parcel number by Township. • 1976 to 1985: Books are in Property Index Number (PIN) order by Township.


Genealogical Research Process

A process flowchart to walk you through proper genealogical research using the concepts and ideas of the Genealogical Proof Standard (GPS). Follow Genealogy Explained, an educational site designed to help weekend-warrior genealogists learn how to climb their family trees by Marc McDermott.


Polish Genealogical Society of America


Winfield Historical Society

Hedges Station , 0N555 Winfield Rd, Winfield, IL, 60190 (630) 510-9053 HEDGESMUSEUM@WINFIELDPARKDISTRICT.COM


Illinois Marriage Index, 1763 - 1900

Includes DuPage County 1839 - 1906.


Illinois Death Certificate Index, Pre 1916

[Located in Category: Illinois State Archives]

Illinois Death Certificate Index, 1916 -1950


1839 - Map of Illinois

This is the year DuPage County was founded.


1874 - Map with the nine townships from the 1874 Atlas


1882 - History of DuPage County, Illinois by Rufus Blanchard.


1882 - Surname Index to Blanchard̢۪s History of DuPage County, Illinois


1886 - Holland's Business Directory of Naperville

[Located in Category: DuPage County History & Maps]

Addison Historical Society

One Friendship Plaza, Addison, IL 60101-2786

[Located in Category: Societies]

Addison Normal School 1912 Yearbook

[Located in Category: Miscellaneous]

Addison Public Library

4 Friendship Place, Addison, IL 60101

[Located in Category: Libraries]

Bensenville Public Library

200 S. Church St., Bensenville, IL 60106

[Located in Category: Libraries]

Bloomingdale Public Library

101 Fairfield Way, Bloomingdale, IL 60108

[Located in Category: Libraries]

Bureau of Land Management - Illinois Land Patents

Date is when the patent was granted.

[Located in Category: Land Records]

Cantigny First Division Museum

1s151 Winfield Rd, Wheaton, IL 60189

[Located in Category: Museums]

Carol Stream Public Library

616 Hiawatha Dr., Carol Stream, IL 60188

[Located in Category: Libraries]

Chicago Tribune Archive

Content choices: 1/1/1985 - Present (Text); 12/1/1852 - 12/31/1988 (Historic Article Images)

[Located in Category: Obituaries]

Clarendon Hills Public Library

7 N. Prospect St.,Clarendon Hills, IL 60514

[Located in Category: Libraries]

College of DuPage Library

425 Fawell Blvd., Glen Ellyn, IL 60137

[Located in Category: Libraries]

Cook County Clerk of the Circuit Court

The Archives is home to more than 500,000 naturalization petitions covering the years 1871 to 1929.

[Located in Category: County and City Collections]

Darien Historical Society

7422 Cass Ave., Darien, IL 60559

[Located in Category: Societies]

Downers Grove Park District Museum

831 Maple Ave., Downers Grove, IL 60515

[Located in Category: Museums]

Downers Grove Public Library

1050 Curtiss St., Downers Grove, IL 60515

[Located in Category: Libraries]

DuPage Clerk of the Circuit Court

505 County Farm Road, Wheaton, IL 60187, Lower Level; Probate Records; Naturalization Records

[Located in Category: DuPage County Government]

DuPage County Clerk

421 N. County Farm Road, Wheaton, IL 60187; Birth Certificates since 1879; Marriage Records; Death Certificates.

[Located in Category: DuPage County Government]

DuPage County Genealogical Society

P. O. Box 3, Wheaton, IL 60187

[Located in Category: Societies]

DuPage County Historical Museum

102 E. Wesley, Wheaton, IL 60187-5321

[Located in Category: Museums]

DuPage County Historical Society

P. O. Box 1460, Wheaton, IL 60189

[Located in Category: Societies]

DuPage Recorder of Deeds

421 N. County Farm Road, Wheaton, IL 60187, First Floor; Land Records: Grantor & Grantee Books.

[Located in Category: DuPage County Government]

Elmhurst College Library

A.C. Buehler Library, 190 Prospect Ave., Elmhurst, IL 60126

[Located in Category: Libraries]

Elmhurst Historical Museum

120 East Park, Elmhurst, IL 60126

[Located in Category: Museums]

Elmhurst Public Library

125 S. Prospect Ave., Elmhurst, IL 60126

[Located in Category: Libraries]

Find-a-Grave

[Located in Category: Cemeteries]

German Evangelical Orphan and old Peoples home in Dupage

[Located in Category: Miscellaneous]

Glen Ellyn Historical Society

800 N. Main St., Glen Ellyn, IL 60137

[Located in Category: Societies]

Glen Ellyn Public Library

400 Duane St., Glen Ellyn, IL 60137

[Located in Category: Libraries]

Glenside Public Library District

25 E. Fullerton, Glendale Heights, IL 60139

[Located in Category: Libraries]

Graveyards.com for DuPage

[Located in Category: Cemeteries]

Gregg House Museum

115 S. Linden, Westmont, IL 60559

[Located in Category: Museums]

Helen M. Plum (Lombard) Public Library

110 W. Maple St., Lombard, IL 60148

[Located in Category: Libraries]

Hinsdale Historical Society

P.O. Box 336, Hinsdale, IL 60522

[Located in Category: Societies]

Hinsdale Public Library

20 E. Maple St, Hinsdale, IL 60521

[Located in Category: Libraries]

Illinois Civil War Record Search

250,000 Union Army volunteers from Illinois by name or place Information about the CIVIL WAR DATABASE

[Located in Category: Military Records]

Illinois Digital Archives

[Located in Category: County and City Collections]

Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections

This collection contains 45 newspaper titles, 91,876 issues comprising 1,123,839 pages and 7,192,803 articles.

[Located in Category: Miscellaneous]

Illinois Federal Land Sales

Dates are the actual date of purchase.

[Located in Category: Land Records]

Illinois Genealogy

Ancestry.com-record collections, history, and genealogy resources to help you trace your Illinois ancestors.

[Located in Category: Miscellaneous]

Illinois Obituary Archives

Search newspapers at Genealogy Bank.

[Located in Category: Obituaries]

Indian Prairie Public Library

401 Plainfield Road, Darien, IL 60561

[Located in Category: Libraries]

Institutional Cemeteries

InstitutionalCemeteries.org is an attempt to catalog all known cemeteries established for residents of asylums, poorhouses, poor farms, prisons, orphanages, and similar institutions – in other words, cemeteries for the unclaimed. Started in Wisconsin and has expanded into Illinois and Iowa.

[Located in Category: Cemeteries]

Interment.net

[Located in Category: Cemeteries]

ISGS Cemetery Location Project

[Located in Category: Cemeteries]

Itasca Community Library

500 W. Irving Park Rd., Itasca, Il 60143

[Located in Category: Libraries]

Linkpendium

Linkpendium's goal is to index every genealogy, geneology, :) family history, family tree, surname, vital records, biography, or otherwise genealogically-related site on the Internet.

[Located in Category: Miscellaneous]

Lisle Public Library

777 Front St., Lisle, IL 60532

[Located in Category: Libraries]

Lombard Historical Society

23 W. Maple St., Lombard, IL 60148

[Located in Category: Societies]

Naperville Heritage Collection

[Located in Category: County and City Collections]

Naperville Heritage Society

523 S. Webster, Naperville, IL 60540

[Located in Category: Societies]

Naperville LDS Family History Library

1320 Ridgeland Ave., Naperville, IL 60540

[Located in Category: Libraries]

Naperville Public Library

Nichols Library, 200 W. Jefferson Ave., Naperville, IL 60540

[Located in Category: Libraries]

Newberry Library

Newberry Library Research Guide for DuPage County, Illinois

[Located in Category: Libraries]

Newspaper Vital Records Index

Wheaton Public Library online collection

[Located in Category: County and City Collections]

North Central College Library

Oesterle Library, 320 E. School St., Naperville, Il 60540

[Located in Category: Libraries]

Oak Brook Public Library

600 Oak Brook Rd., Oak Brook, IL 60523

[Located in Category: Libraries]

Obituary Index, 1972-2012

Obituary index for people who resided in Burr Ridge, Darien or Willowbrook and also include obituaries of individuals whose funeral services were held in Burr Ridge, Darien or Willowbrook. Gaps exist in the index due to missing issues.

[Located in Category: Obituaries]

Overview of Military Records

Ancesrty.com-This article originally appeared in "Military Records" by Lloyd deWitt Bockstruck, MA, MS, and Sandra Hargreaves Luebking, FUGA in The Source: A Guidebook to American Genealogy.


Roselle Historical Foundation

39 E. Elm St., Roselle, IL 60172


Roselle Public Library

40 S. Park St., Roselle, IL 60172


Social Security Death Index - SSDI

SSDI at FamilySearch.org


The Center for History (formerly Wheaton History Center)

606 N. Main, Wheaton, IL 60187


USGenWeb Archives - DuPage County

Biographies ~ Cemeteries ~ Census ~ Churches ~ Court ~ Deaths ~ Marriages ~ Military ~ Newspapers ~ Obituaries ~ Penny Postcards


USGenWeb Obit Project - DuPage County

Selected DuPage County obituaries.


Villa Park Argus Obituary Index


Villa Park Historical Society

220 S. Villa Ave., Villa Park, IL 60181


Villa Park Library

305 S. Ardmore, Villa Park, IL 60181


Warrenville Historical Society

3s530 2nd St,. Warrenville, IL 60555


Warrenville Public Library

28w751 Stafford Pl., Warrenville, IL 60555


West Chicago City Museum

132 Main St., West Chicago, IL 60185


West Chicago Public Library

118 W. Washington St., West Chicago, IL 60185


Westmont Area Historical Society

Gregg House Museum, 115 S. Linden, Westmont, IL 60559


Westmont Public Library

428 N. Cass, Westmont, IL 60559


Wheaton College Library

Buswell Memorial Library, 510 Irving Ave., Wheaton, IL 60187


Wheaton Public Library

Genealogy volunteers from DCGS on Thursday evenings. 225 N. Cross, Wheaton, IL 60187


Winfield Public Library

0s291 Winfield Rd., Winfield, IL 60190


Wood Dale Public Library

520 N. Wood Dale Rd., Wood Dale, IL 60191


Woodridge Public Library

3 Plaza Dr., Woodridge, IL 60517



The DuPage County Genealogical Society is an incorporated, 501(C)(3) not-for-profit organization. Our focus is on providing education for genealogists and assisting in preserving and making available local records of genealogical interest. Our mailing address is P. O. Box 3, Wheaton, IL, 60187.  

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