There is an online statewide index for deaths that took place after 1 January up to at least fifty years ago presently through the Illinois Death Certificate Index at the Illinois State Archives website. Pre death records are being indexed at this writing by the state archives with index data being posted on the website.
Keep in mind that varying privacy concerns may impact access to both birth and death records, particularly recent ones. Divorce records are kept by the county clerk of court. It is interesting to note that in , shortly after the end of the Civil War, the city of Chicago granted divorces. Indexes for marriage and divorce records are kept by the Illinois Department of Public Health from through the present, but only verification will be made. Copies of the actual record must be requested from the appropriate county. Individuals may not search the state records.
How to Get Replacement Birth Certificates in Cook County, Illinois
The Illinois State Archives has microfilm copies of records found in some Illinois county courthouses, mostly for southern Illinois. Staff will perform a limited amount of research in these county records in response to written requests. From Rootsweb.
Jump to: navigation , search. This article is part of. Birth, Marriage, and Death Records. Navigation menu Personal tools. County Recorder - 10th St.
License Bureau Fourth Street Southeast Rochester, MN - birth, death or marriage records For divorce records call www. County Recorder South Hiawatha Ave.
Pipestone, MN www. East, Room Hibbing, Minnesota www. County Recorder - 4th Ave. Shakopee, MN www. Box 6 Stillwater, MN www. Cottage Grove, MN www. I had a friend of mine who literally had to harass them by phone for weeks before they found her grandfathers certificate, even with the full name, date of death, and confirmation that he died in Chicago from the Chicago police. Better approach -- join the Chicago genealogy Facebook group. But it was loaded with detail and a good quality scan.
I can't imagine researching and needing multiple documents. The one I wanted was from about ; I think before a particular date, the price should be reduced. It would still cover the cost of creating the digital document and categorizing it.
Thankfully I only wanted the one document and it was a "want" and not a "need but it really discouraged me from researching any more of that branch simply due to the cost per document. Similar death certificates from the same time everywhere else have been free. Wow, you can't even do a search on their new website?
I'm not totally sure because you have to fill out a form with all your information before you hit "continue" which I didn't feel like doing so maybe there is a search after?
Copies of Birth Certificates - DuPage County IL
Although, I'm not surprised they got rid of their search, it was terrible. An example, familysearch found 5 family members who died in Cook county, but the cookcounty website found only 3. Yeah, I wrote to them about it, but apparently, instead of fixing the search, they just got rid of it Feeling kinda glad my ancestors left Chicago a long time ago ;-. I used to be able to get a lot of basic information on crookcountygenealogy for free.
I guess they figured that out. So since they changed websites, I deleted that new website from my list of favorite sites. I don't think there's any need to order ridiculously high-priced Crook County BMD certificate photos from them. Just go to a Family History Center.
Cook County Clerk's Office
I have gotten well over birth and death certificates for the cost of gasoline to drive to a FHC and back home. I have literally saved thousands of dollars compared to ordering doc images from Crook County. Cake Day. Looks like you're using new Reddit on an old browser.