Bloomington Genealogy (in McLean County, IL)

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Bloomington Birth Records

Birth index cards, 1860-1900 Family History Library

Illinois, Birth Records, 1916-present Illinois Department of Public Health

McLean County birth records, 1860-1899 Family History Library

Register of births, 1877-1902 Family History Library

Bloomington Cemetery Records

Blooming Grove Cemetery Find a Grave

Blooming Grove Cemetery Billion Graves

Bloomington Township Evergreen Memorial Cemetery: Part Formerly known as Bloomington Cemetery, Bloomington, Illinois. WorldCat

Church book for German Evangelical Lutheran combined Friedens Church, Bloomington, Illinois : baptisms, marriages & burials (1884-1897); includes history of the church, index of names and index of places of births Family History Library

County Farm Cemetery Find a Grave

East Lawn Memorial Gardens Billion Graves

East Lawn Memorial Gardens Cemetery and Mausoleum Find a Grave

East Twin Grove Cemetery Find a Grave

Evergreen Cemetery (includes old Bloomington Cemetery) Billion Graves

Evergreen Memorial Cemetery Find a Grave

Evergreen Memorial Cemetery US Gen Web Archives

Grassy Ridge Cemetery Find a Grave

Hudson Cemetery, Bloomington, Illinois. WorldCat

Illinois McLean County cemeteries. Volume 3, Bloomington Township (south 4 miles). WorldCat

Jewish Cemetery Find a Grave

Jewish Cemetery Billion Graves

Park Hill Cemetery Billion Graves

Park Hill Cemetery Interment

Park Hill Cemetery and Mausoleum Find a Grave

Park Hill Cemetery, Bloomington, Illinois. WorldCat

Price Cemetery Find a Grave

Price Cemetery Billion Graves

Rosewood Cemetery Find a Grave

Saint Joseph Cemetery Billion Graves

Saint Mary Cemetery Billion Graves

Saint Marys Cemetery Find a Grave

Saint Matthew's Episcopal Church Columbarium Find a Grave

Scogin Hill Cemetery Find a Grave

Scogin Hill Cemetery Billion Graves

West Twin Grove (Rosewood) Cemetery Billion Graves

Woodlawn Cemetery Find a Grave

Bloomington Census Records

1855 Illinois State Census Ancestry

1865 Illinois State Census Ancestry

U.S. Federal Census 1790-1940 Ancestry

U.S. Federal Census 1790-1940 MyHeritage

United States Federal Census, 1790-1940 Family Search

Bloomington Church Records

A souvenir, being a history of the First Presbyterian Church, Bloomington, Ill., 1833-1895 Family History Library

Church book for German Evangelical Lutheran Combined Friedens Church, Bloomington, Illinois : baptisms, marriages, & burials (1884-1897) WorldCat

Church book for German Evangelical Lutheran combined Friedens Church, Bloomington, Illinois : baptisms, marriages & burials (1884-1897); includes history of the church, index of names and index of places of births Family History Library

History of Holy Trinity Parish, Bloomington, Illinois Family History Library

Presbytery of Bloomington, Register, 1899-1969 (in US Presbyterian Church Records collection) Ancestry

Record of members, [1902]-1927 (Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Bloomington Branch (Illinois)) Family History Library

St John Lutheran church records (in U.S. Evangelical Lutheran Church, Swedish American Church Records collection) Ancestry

The first one hundred years of Second Presbyterian Church, Bloomington, Illinois Family History Library

Western Ave Presbyterian Church, Baptisms, Births, Marriages, Deaths, 1910-1932 (in US Presbyterian Church Records collection) Ancestry

Western Ave Presbyterian Church, Baptisms, Births, Marriages, Deaths, 1932-1969 (in US Presbyterian Church Records collection) Ancestry

Bloomington City Directories

African-American residents of Bloomington-Normal from the Bloomington-Normal, Illinois city directories, 1885-1917 Family History Library

Bloomington (Illinois) city directories Family History Library

Bloomington (Illinois) city directory : including Normal, rural routes, also a buyers' guide and a complete classified business directory Family History Library

Bloomington City Directory 1893 MyHeritage

Bloomington City Directory 1895 MyHeritage

Bloomington City Directory 1897 MyHeritage

Bloomington City Directory 1899 MyHeritage

Bloomington City Directory 1904 MyHeritage

Bloomington City Directory 1905 MyHeritage

Bloomington City Directory 1907 MyHeritage

Bloomington City Directory 1911 MyHeritage

Bloomington City Directory 1913 MyHeritage

Bloomington City Directory 1915 MyHeritage

Bloomington City Directory 1917 MyHeritage

Bloomington City Directory 1920 MyHeritage

Bloomington City Directory 1922 MyHeritage

Bloomington City Directory 1924 MyHeritage

Bloomington City Directory 1928 MyHeritage

Bloomington City Directory 1929 MyHeritage

Bloomington City Directory 1930 MyHeritage

Bloomington City Directory 1932 MyHeritage

Bloomington City Directory 1934 MyHeritage

Bloomington City Directory 1935 MyHeritage

Bloomington City Directory 1937 MyHeritage

Bloomington City Directory 1938 MyHeritage

Bloomington City Directory 1940 MyHeritage

Bloomington City Directory 1941 MyHeritage

Bloomington City Directory 1943 MyHeritage

Bloomington City Directory 1946 MyHeritage

Bloomington City Directory 1957 MyHeritage

Bloomington City Directory 1959 MyHeritage

Bloomington City Directory 1960 MyHeritage

Bloomington and Normal City Directory 1899 MyHeritage

Bloomington and Normal City Directory 1905 MyHeritage

Bloomington and Normal City Directory 1926 MyHeritage

Bloomington, IL 1902-1935 City Directories Allen County Public Library

Bloomington, IL, 1889-1895 City Directories Allen County Public Library

Bloomington, IL; 1937 - 1938, 1940, 1941,1943, 1944,1946, 1949,1951,1953, 1955, 1956, 1955 -1957, 1959 - 1960 City Directories Allen County Public Library

Bloomington, Illinois, City Directory, 1889 (in U.S. City Directories collection) Ancestry

Bloomington, Illinois, City Directory, 1891 (in U.S. City Directories collection) Ancestry

Bloomington, Illinois, City Directory, 1893 (in U.S. City Directories collection) Ancestry

Bloomington, Illinois, City Directory, 1895 (in U.S. City Directories collection) Ancestry

Bloomington, Illinois, City Directory, 1897 (in U.S. City Directories collection) Ancestry

Bloomington, Illinois, City Directory, 1901 (in U.S. City Directories collection) Ancestry

Bloomington, Illinois, City Directory, 1902 (in U.S. City Directories collection) Ancestry

Bloomington, Illinois, City Directory, 1904 (in U.S. City Directories collection) Ancestry

Bloomington, Illinois, City Directory, 1905 (in U.S. City Directories collection) Ancestry

Bloomington, Illinois, City Directory, 1907 (in U.S. City Directories collection) Ancestry

Bloomington, Illinois, City Directory, 1909 (in U.S. City Directories collection) Ancestry

Bloomington, Illinois, City Directory, 1911 (in U.S. City Directories collection) Ancestry

Bloomington, Illinois, City Directory, 1913 (in U.S. City Directories collection) Ancestry

Bloomington, Illinois, City Directory, 1915 (in U.S. City Directories collection) Ancestry

Bloomington, Illinois, City Directory, 1917 (in U.S. City Directories collection) Ancestry

Bloomington, Illinois, City Directory, 1919 (in U.S. City Directories collection) Ancestry

Bloomington, Illinois, City Directory, 1920 (in U.S. City Directories collection) Ancestry

Bloomington, Illinois, City Directory, 1922 (in U.S. City Directories collection) Ancestry

Bloomington, Illinois, City Directory, 1923 (in U.S. City Directories collection) Ancestry

Bloomington, Illinois, City Directory, 1924 (in U.S. City Directories collection) Ancestry

Bloomington, Illinois, City Directory, 1926 (in U.S. City Directories collection) Ancestry

Bloomington, Illinois, City Directory, 1928 (in U.S. City Directories collection) Ancestry

Bloomington, Illinois, City Directory, 1929 (in U.S. City Directories collection) Ancestry

Bloomington, Illinois, City Directory, 1930 (in U.S. City Directories collection) Ancestry

Bloomington, Illinois, City Directory, 1932 (in U.S. City Directories collection) Ancestry

Bloomington, Illinois, City Directory, 1934 (in U.S. City Directories collection) Ancestry

Bloomington, Illinois, City Directory, 1935 (in U.S. City Directories collection) Ancestry

Bloomington, Illinois, City Directory, 1937 (in U.S. City Directories collection) Ancestry

Bloomington, Illinois, City Directory, 1938 (in U.S. City Directories collection) Ancestry

Bloomington, Illinois, City Directory, 1940 (in U.S. City Directories collection) Ancestry

Bloomington, Illinois, City Directory, 1941 (in U.S. City Directories collection) Ancestry

Bloomington, Illinois, City Directory, 1943 (in U.S. City Directories collection) Ancestry

Bloomington, Illinois, City Directory, 1946 (in U.S. City Directories collection) Ancestry

Bloomington, Illinois, City Directory, 1949 (in U.S. City Directories collection) Ancestry

Bloomington, Illinois, City Directory, 1951 (in U.S. City Directories collection) Ancestry

Bloomington, Illinois, City Directory, 1953 (in U.S. City Directories collection) Ancestry

Bloomington, Illinois, City Directory, 1955 (in U.S. City Directories collection) Ancestry

Bloomington, Illinois, City Directory, 1957 (in U.S. City Directories collection) Ancestry

Bloomington, Illinois, City Directory, 1959 (in U.S. City Directories collection) Ancestry

Bloomington, Illinois, City Directory, 1960 (in U.S. City Directories collection) Ancestry

Holland's Bloomington City Directory, 1868 (in U.S. City Directories collection) Ancestry

Holland's Bloomington City Directory, 1870-71 (in U.S. City Directories collection) Ancestry

McLean County (Illinois) directories Family History Library

The Bloomington City Directory, 1872-73 (in U.S. City Directories collection) Ancestry

Bloomington Death Records

1916-1947 Illinois Deaths and Stillbirths Index Ancestry

Central Illinois death notices, 1848-1870 Family History Library

Central Illinois death notices, 1848-1870 : compiled from old newspapers WorldCat

Central Illinois obituaries 1848-1870 Family History Library

Central Illinois obituaries, 1848-1870 WorldCat

Central Illinois obituaries, 1848-1870 : compiled from old newspapers WorldCat

Central Illinois obituaries, 1871-1880 WorldCat

Central Illinois obituaries, 1871-1880 Genealogy Gophers

Church book for German Evangelical Lutheran Combined Friedens Church, Bloomington, Illinois : baptisms, marriages, & burials (1884-1897) WorldCat

Death index cards, 1878-1899 Family History Library

Illinois Deaths, 1916-1950 MyHeritage

Illinois Deaths, before 1916 MyHeritage

Illinois, Death Records, 1916-present Illinois Department of Public Health

Illinois, Select Deaths Index, 1877-1916 Ancestry

Register of deaths, 1878-1900 Family History Library

Bloomington Histories and Genealogies

Bloomington-Normal Black History Project Illinois Digital Archives

The Original Town of Bloomington, Illinois Ancestry

The story of Illinois. Delivered at the fourth annual meeting of the Federation at Bloomington, Feb. 8, 1918 Genealogy Gophers

Bloomington Immigration Records

Illinois, Federal Naturalization Records, 1856-1991 Ancestry

Naturalization abstracts, McLean County, Illinois, 1853-1955 Family History Library

US Naturalization Record Index, Northern Illinois, 1840-1950 ( includes McLean County, IL) MyHeritage

Bloomington Map Records

Bloomington 1867 Bird's Eye View Map Historic Map Works

Bloomington 1867 Bird's Eye View Map (included in Historic U.S. Maps) MyHeritage

Bloomington, 1867, Bird's Eye View Map (in U.S. Historic Land Ownership and Reference Atlases) Ancestry

Map of Bloomington, Illinois 1867. Library of Congress

Sanborn Fire Insurance Map from Bloomington, McLean County, Illinois, 1907 Library of Congress

Sanborn Fire Insurance Map from Bloomington, McLean County, Illinois, 1950 Library of Congress

Sanborn Fire Insurance Map from Bloomington, McLean County, Illinois, 1953 Library of Congress

Sanborn Fire Insurance Map from Bloomington, McLean County, Illinois, August 1886 Library of Congress

Sanborn Fire Insurance Map from Bloomington, McLean County, Illinois, January 1892 Library of Congress

Sanborn Fire Insurance Map from Bloomington, McLean County, Illinois, July 1896 Library of Congress

Sanborn Fire Insurance Map from Bloomington, McLean County, Illinois, June 1901 Library of Congress

Bloomington Marriage Records

1800-1940 Illinois, County Marriage Records Ancestry

1860-1920 Illinois, Marriage Index Ancestry

Church book for German Evangelical Lutheran Combined Friedens Church, Bloomington, Illinois : baptisms, marriages, & burials (1884-1897) WorldCat

Church book for German Evangelical Lutheran combined Friedens Church, Bloomington, Illinois : baptisms, marriages & burials (1884-1897); includes history of the church, index of names and index of places of births Family History Library

Illinois Marriages, 1763-1900 MyHeritage

Illinois Marriages, 1790-1860 Ancestry

Illinois, Compiled Marriages, 1851-1900 Ancestry

Marriage ceremonial book with marriage records, 1899-1919 Family History Library

Marriage record, 1831-1912 Family History Library

Bloomington Military Records

Central Illinois obituaries, 1871-1880 Genealogy Gophers

Bloomington Minority Records

Bloomington's German population in word and picture : [volume 1] Family History Library

Bloomington Newspapers and Obituaries

Blooming Press 1933-1933 Farmer City Public Library

Bloomington Commonwealth and The Sunday Record 1901-1901 Newspapers.com

Bloomington Commonwealth and the Sunday Record 1901-1901 Byron Public Library

Bloomington Commonwealth and the Sunday Record 1901-1901 Byron Library

Bloomington Daily leader 1869-1898 Newspaper Archive at FindMyPast

Bloomington Leader 1889, 1892-1897 Newspaper Archive at FindMyPast

Bloomington Observer 1838-1838 Newspapers.com

Bloomington Pantagraph 1875-1878, 1894 Newspaper Archive at FindMyPast

Bloomington Pantagraph 2018-2020 Newspapers.com

Bloomington Record 1901-1901 Byron Public Library

Bloomington Record 1901-1901 Byron Library

Bloomington Sunday Leader 1895-1898 Newspaper Archive at FindMyPast

Bloomington Weekly Leader 1868-1897 Newspaper Archive at FindMyPast

Bloomington Weekly Pantagraph 1853-1870, 1879, 1883-1916 Newspaper Archive at FindMyPast

Central Illinois death notices, 1848-1870 : compiled from old newspapers WorldCat

Central Illinois obituaries 1848-1870 Family History Library

Central Illinois obituaries, 1848-1870 WorldCat

Central Illinois obituaries, 1848-1870 : compiled from old newspapers WorldCat

Central Illinois obituaries, 1871-1880 WorldCat

McLean County Farm and Home Bureau News 1953-1953 Byron Public Library

McLean County Farm and Home Bureau News 1953-1953 Byron Library

Pantagraph 10/01/1989 to Current Genealogy Bank

Pantagraph 1857-2019 Newspapers.com

Student and Alumni News Periodicals (Illinois Wesleyan University) CARLI University of Illinois

The Argus 1894-2003 (student newspapers of Illinois Wesleyan University) Illinois Wesleyan University

Weekly Pantagraph 1848-1954 Newspapers.com

Weekly Pantagraph, 1883-1916 Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections

Offline Newspapers for Bloomington

According to the US Newspaper Directory, the following newspapers were printed, so there may be paper or microfilm copies available. For more information on how to locate offline newspapers, see our article on Locating Offline Newspapers.

Bloomington Bulletin. (Bloomington, Ill.) 1881-1886

Bloomington Bulletin. (Bloomington, Ill.) 1882-1886

Bloomington Bulletin. (Bloomington, Ill.) 1888-1891

Bloomington Daily Bulletin. (Bloomington, Ill.) 1886-1888

Bloomington Daily Leader. (Bloomington, Ill.) 1883-1892

Bloomington Daily National Flag. (Bloomington, Ill.) 1857-1858

Bloomington Daily Pantagraph. (Bloomington, Ill.) 1870-1871

Bloomington Daily Pantagraph. (Bloomington, Ill.) 1879-1891

Bloomington Intelligencer. (Bloomington, Ill.) 1851-1853

Bloomington Leader. (Bloomington, Ill.) 1892-1895

Bloomington Observer and Mclean County Advocate. (Bloomington, Ill.) 1837-1838

Bloomington Pantagraph. (Bloomington, Ill.) 1870-1878

Bloomington Pantagraph. (Bloomington, Ill.) 1871-1878

Bloomington Weekly Pantagraph. (Bloomington, Ill.) 1879-1882

Daily Bloomington Bulletin. (Bloomington, Ill.) 1881-1882

Daily Bulletin. (Bloomington, Ill.) 1891-1927

Daily Leader. (Bloomington, Ill.) 1869-1883

Daily Leader. (Bloomington, Ill.) 1895-1899

Daily News Record. (New York) 1916-Current

Daily Pantagraph. (Bloomington, Ill.) 1857-1870

Daily Pantagraph. (Bloomington, Ill.) 1891-1985

Eye. (Bloomington, Ill.) 1878-1880s

Illinois Baptist. (Bloomington, Ill.) 1840s-1858

Illinois Reveille. (Bloomington, Ill.) 1848-1854

Illinois State Bulletin. (Bloomington, Ill.) 1851-1840s

Illinois Wochenblatt-Journal. (Bloomington, Ill.) 1927-1930s

National Flag. (Bloomington, Ill.) 1840s-1855

Pantagraph. (Bloomington, Ill.) 1985-Current

Sunday Eye. (Bloomington, Ill.) 1880s-1899

Voice of The Black Community. (Bloomington, Ill.) 1972-1990s

Weekly Bulletin. (Bloomington, Ill.) 1886-1910s

Weekly Leader. (Bloomington, Ill.) 1868-1899

Weekly National Flag. (Bloomington, Ill.) 1855-1840s

Weekly Pantagraph. (Bloomington, Ill.) 1853-1870

Weekly Pantagraph. (Bloomington, Ill.) 1883-1916

Weekly Western Whig. (Bloomington, Ill.) 1850-1851

Western Whig. (Bloomington, Ill.) 1847-1850

Bloomington Probate Records

McLean County Probate Record Index (1834-1934) Illinois State Archive

McLean County Will Record Index (1838-1940) Illinois State Archive

Bloomington School Records

Bloomington High School - Aepix Yearbook (Bloomington, IL), 1912, 1915, 1916, 1917, 1919, 1920, 1922, 1923, 1924, 1925, 1926, 1927, 1928, 1929, 1930, 1931, 1932, 1939, 1941, 1943, 1944, 1945, 1946, 1947, 1948, 1949, 1950, 1951, 1952, 1953, 1954, 1955, 1956, 1957, 1958, 1960, 1961, 1962, 1963, 1964, 1982 E Yearbook

Bloomington High School yearbook, 1912, 1915, 1916, 1917, 1919, 1920, 1922, 1923, 1924, 1925, 1926, 1927, 1928, 1929, 1930, 1931, 1932, 1943, 1944, 1945, 1946, 1947, 1948, 1950, 1951, 1952, 1953, 1954, 1955, 1956, 1957, 1958, 1960, 1961, 1962, 1963, 1965, 1966, 1967, 1968, 1969, 1970, 1971, 1973, 1978, 1979 (included in US Yearbooks collection) MyHeritage

Bloomington High School yearbook, 1912, 1915, 1916, 1917, 1919, 1920, 1922, 1923, 1924, 1925, 1926, 1927, 1928, 1929, 1930, 1931, 1932, 1943, 1944, 1945, 1946, 1947, 1948, 1950, 1951, 1952, 1953, 1954, 1955, 1956, 1957, 1958, 1960, 1961, 1962, 1963, 1965, 1966, 1967, 1968, 1969, 1970, 1971, 1973, 1978, 1979, 1982, 1984, 1985, 1986, 1987, 1989, 1991, 2001, 2005 Classmates

Bloomington High School yearbooks, 1912, 1915, 1916, 1917, 1919, 1920, 1922, 1923, 1924, 1925, 1926, 1927, 1928, 1929, 1930, 1931, 1932, 1934, 1935, 1936, 1937, 1938, 1939, 1940, 1941, 1942, 1943, 1944, 1945, 1946, 1947, 1948, 1949, 1950, 1951, 1952, 1953, 1954, 1955, 1956, 1957, 1958, 1959, 1960, 1961, 1962, 1963, 1964, 1965, 1966, 1967, 1968, 1969, 1970, 1971, 1972, 1973, 1974, 1975, 1976, 1977, 1978, 1979, 1980, 1981, 1982, 1983, 1984, 1985, 1986, 1987, 1988, 1989, 1990, 1991, 1992, 1993, 1994, 1995 (included in US School Yearbooks) Ancestry

Brown's Business College, Bloomington - Class of 1914 US Gen Web Archives

Central Catholic High School yearbook, 1971, 1973 Classmates

Central Catholic High School yearbook, 1971, 1973 (included in US Yearbooks collection) MyHeritage

Illinois Wesleyan University - Wesleyana Yearbook (Bloomington, IL), 1908, 1909, 1911, 1913, 1917, 1921, 1925, 1929, 1930, 1932, 1933, 1934, 1935, 1936, 1937, 1938, 1939, 1940, 1941, 1942, 1946, 1949, 1951, 1952, 1957, 1960, 1965, 1966, 1967, 1968, 1969, 1970, 1971, 1975, 1976, 1988 E Yearbook

Illinois Wesleyan University yearbooks, 1908, 1911, 1913, 1921, 1925, 1929, 1930, 1932, 1933, 1934, 1935, 1936, 1937, 1938, 1939, 1940, 1941, 1942, 1946, 1949, 1951, 1952, 1957, 1960, 1963, 1965, 1966, 1967, 1968, 1969, 1970, 1971, 1975, 1976, 1988, Not Stated (included in US School Yearbooks) Ancestry

Student and Alumni News Periodicals (Illinois Wesleyan University) CARLI University of Illinois

The Argus 1894-2003 (student newspapers of Illinois Wesleyan University) Illinois Wesleyan University

The Argus Bloomington, IL: Illinois Wesleyan University, 1894-present (partial serial archives) Illinois Wesleyan University

Trinity High School - Trinitas Yearbook (Bloomington, IL), 1921, 1927, 1928, 1930, 1931, 1932, 1944, 1945, 1946, 1950, 1952, 1957 E Yearbook

Trinity High School yearbook, 1921, 1927, 1928, 1930, 1931, 1932, 1944, 1945, 1946, 1950, 1952, 1957 Classmates

Trinity High School yearbook, 1921, 1927, 1928, 1930, 1931, 1932, 1944, 1945, 1946, 1950, 1952, 1957 (included in US Yearbooks collection) MyHeritage

Trinity High School yearbooks, 1921, 1927, 1928, 1929, 1930, 1931, 1932, 1933, 1934, 1935, 1936, 1937, 1938, 1939, 1940, 1941, 1942, 1943, 1944, 1945, 1946, 1947, 1948, 1949, 1950, 1951, 1952, 1953, 1954, 1955, 1956, 1957, 1958, 1959, 1960, 1962, 1963, 1964, 1965, 1966, 1967, 1968, 1969, 1970, 1971, 1972, 1973, 1974, 1975, 1976, 1977, 1978, 1979, 1980, 1981, 1982, 1983 (included in US School Yearbooks) Ancestry

Wesleyana Yearbooks (Illinois Wesleyan University) from 1950s CARLI University of Illinois


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