Illinois Genealogy


Illinois Genealogy

Genealogy in Illinois.

This Illinois genealogy group is dedicated to helping people with researching their ancestors in Illinois, offering a genealogy chatroom, Illinois genealogy links and an Illinois genealogy message forum.

Members: 29
Latest Activity: Mar 11

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Illinois Genealogy Links & Resources


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Obit Record - Chicago

Started by Stel2013. Last reply by Stel2013 Mar 11. 8 Replies

Hi I'm looking for an obituary on the following relative if possible:Name: Timothy HastingsBorn: 1935                Died: 1975Parents: Timothy Hastings and Mary Ellen GlymondSibling: Sister - Anna…Continue

Tags: Hastings

Brechin Family

Started by fortissat. Last reply by fortissat Nov 5, 2013. 43 Replies

Dear members , I am looking for descendants of William H Brechin (spouse Mary MacEwan Bone) from Ayr Scotland who settled in Cook county early 1900's. They had 5 children namely Catherine, David,…Continue

Tags: Brechin

Weinmann, Burg - Illinois

Started by Formergates. Last reply by Hill Sep 26, 2013. 7 Replies

I am actively trying to research my husbands family.His grandfather otto weinmann was born in alzey germany in 1888.Otto had 2 sisters, one of whom links to Illinois - johanna Weinmann, married jacob…Continue

Tags: burg, Weinmann

Russell or Ryan Family

Started by Stacy. Last reply by Eliz Sep 24, 2013. 3 Replies

Looking for the parents of a Mrs Dell Ryan of Wood River Illinois and Mrs Rhodie Russel of Galatia, Il. they are the 1/2 sister & step sister to my great grandfather Ralph Cummins, I have no info…Continue

Ryan Family - Help if possible, please

Started by Stel2013. Last reply by Eliz Jun 15, 2013. 2 Replies

I am looking for information , for the following:Name:Michael RyanBirthplace: Tipperary, Ireland, apx 1860'sSpouse: Anna/ Annie Cunningham - Also from Ireland, (Co. Mayo), born 1869Marriage: 1887,…Continue

Tags: Ryan, Cunningham

Looking for Obit - Chicago Area

Started by Stel2013. Last reply by Eliz Feb 28, 2013. 3 Replies

Can anyone help me find the following obit or of her husband:Name: Theresa C. BrownDied: end of March, 1989 about the 29thFrom:Chicago, Cook, ILI believe her Husband was James P. Brown and her maiden…Continue

Tags: Brown

the Rosetta stone

Started by SBUX. Last reply by lento Jan 22, 2013. 2 Replies

I need help! Can someone decipher the initials of the mother?What vital record information is out there for this child?The stone is located in Williow Branch Cem., Wayne Co., Rinard, IL…Continue

Family names I'm tracing.

Started by Donna Jean Baze Jan 22, 2013. 0 Replies

Boomer, Frazer, Wollenweber, Frazier, Scoggins, Allen, Stearns, Summers, Werk, Yacha, Delaney, Sovetna.  Any help appreciated.  …Continue

Tags: Werk, Summers, Yacha, Delaney, Sovetna

Cook, Chicago Research - Please Help!

Started by Stel2013. Last reply by Donna Borden Jan 5, 2013. 7 Replies

Hi, I am currently researching my family tree, I am searching for information and help about my late Grand-Uncle (my grandmother's brother)His name was Thomas J Brown or sometime Browne . He was born…Continue

Tags: Brown, Browne

Looking for State Hospital Death Date

Started by Michelle LaBarbera. Last reply by Just M Dec 29, 2012. 4 Replies

Hey everyone! Looking for info on how to get a death date for an Augusta Moll in the Chicago State Hospital prior to 1945. Any suggestions?…Continue

Tags: Moll

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