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Chicago and Cook County, Illinois Obituaries to 1901 - 1999


Cook County Obituaries 1860-1970 at Cook County, IL GenWeb

Cook County, IL Obituaries 1901-1999 at Cook County, IL GenWeb Archives


Barrington Courier-Review  Deaths 1890-2006 1922-Mar 1925 is missing or incomplete; also has births and marriages - at the Barrington Area Library

Chicago Jewish Obituary Database 1994-1998 at JewishGen (free access after registration)

Chicago Sun-Times Obituaries 1988-1995 at ($)

The Chicago Tribune Birth, Marriage, & Death Announcements, 1850-1985 at ($)

Chicago Tribune Obituaries 1988-1997 at ($)

Cook County Coroner's Inquest Record Index,1872–1911

Cook County Death Records 1860-2006 at Cook County, IL GenWeb

Cook County, Illinois State Death Index Entries 1913-1953 at Cook County, IL GenWeb

 Dziennik Chicagoski Newspaper Death Notices 1890-1929 and 1930-1971 a compilation of death notices appearing in the Dziennik Chicagoski, Chicago's Polish daily newspaper

 Illinois Death Index 1916-1950 This database provides listings of death certificates filed with the Illinois Department of Public Health between 1916 and 1950 - at Illinois State Archives

Illinois Statewide Death Index; Pre 1916 - Cook County 1871-1915 search county clerks’ death records, such as death registers and licenses - at Illinois State Archives

Morton Grove Obituaries Index mid 1970s-present coverage may not be comprehensive prior to 1995, and records prior to 1984 often do not include actual death date - at Morton Grove Public Library

Oak Lawn Newspaper Obituaries 1985-present over 200,000 obituaries and death notices - at Oak Lawn Public Library

Skokie Obituary Index 1960 - present includes  Life - Skokie edition (1980 to October 2004), The News (1960 to 1984), Skokie Review (1981 to the present) - at Skokie Public Library

Wilmette Death Certificate Index 1913-1953 at Wilmette Historical Museum

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