Champaign Genealogy (in Champaign County, IL)

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Birth Records Cemetery Records Census Records Church Records City Directories Death Records Histories and Genealogies Immigration Records Land Records Map Records Marriage Records Military Records Newspapers and Obituaries Probate Records School Records

Champaign Birth Records

Birth records, 1878-1901 Family History Library

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

Champaign Cemetery Records

Grandview Memorial Gardens Billion Graves

Grandview Memorial Gardens Interment

Lutheran Church records, Champaign Co., IL; cemeteries, Will Co., IL; Lutheran Church records, Roselle, IL; Lutheran Church records, Will County, IL; Lutheran Church records, Denver, Iowa; Lutheran Church records, Buck Creek, Iowa; Able bodied male citizens, age 18-45 in 1862-1863; Crete and Washington Townships, Will County, IL; Lutheran Church records, Dyer, Indiana Family History Library

Mount Hope Cemetery Billion Graves

Record of interments [New Mount Hope Cemetery Association (Champaign, Ill.)] WorldCat

Record of interments, 1907-1978 Family History Library

Roselawn Cemetery, Champaign, Illinois, alphabetical listing of burials & markers, 21 February 1907 through 31 December 1997 WorldCat

Saint Mary Cemetery Billion Graves

Champaign Census Records

1865 Illinois State Census Ancestry

Listing of Champaign County Residents 1878 US Gen Web

U.S. Federal Census 1790-1940 Ancestry

U.S. Federal Census 1790-1940 MyHeritage

United States Federal Census, 1790-1940 Family Search

Champaign Church Records

Church history and records, 1853-1978 (Community United Church of Christ (Urbana, Illinois)) Family History Library

Church records, 1850-1943 (First Presbyterian Church (Champaign, Illinois)) Family History Library

Church records, 1855-1908 (First Methodist Episcopal Church (Champaign, Illinois)) Family History Library

Church records, 1865-1943 (St. Peter's Evangelical Church (Champaign, Illinois)) Family History Library

Lutheran Church records, Champaign Co., IL; cemeteries, Will Co., IL; Lutheran Church records, Roselle, IL; Lutheran Church records, Will County, IL; Lutheran Church records, Denver, Iowa; Lutheran Church records, Buck Creek, Iowa; Able bodied male citizens, age 18-45 in 1862-1863; Crete and Washington Townships, Will County, IL; Lutheran Church records, Dyer, Indiana Family History Library

Parish records of St. John's Lutheran Church, Champaign, Illinois, 1860-1875 WorldCat

Parish records of St. Peter's Evangelical Church (later E. & R., and United Church of Christ) at Champaign, Illinois, 1865-1943 WorldCat

Prarie View Presbyterian Church, Baptisms, Births, Deaths, 1905-1941 (in US Presbyterian Church Records collection) Ancestry

Records of Evangelical St. Peter's Church, Champaign, Illinois WorldCat

Champaign City Directories

Champaign (Illinois) city directories Family History Library

Champaign and Urbana City Directory 1912 MyHeritage

Champaign and Urbana City Directory 1923 MyHeritage

Champaign and Urbana City Directory 1935 MyHeritage

Champaign and Urbana City Directory 1957 MyHeritage

Champaign and Urbana City Directory 1958 MyHeritage

Champaign and Urbana City Directory 1960 MyHeritage

Champaign, IL 1923-1935 City Directories Allen County Public Library

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

Champaign, Illinois, City Directory, 1906 (in U.S. City Directories collection) Ancestry

Champaign, Illinois, City Directory, 1908 (in U.S. City Directories collection) Ancestry

Champaign, Illinois, City Directory, 1912 (in U.S. City Directories collection) Ancestry

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

Champaign, Illinois, City Directory, 1927 (in U.S. City Directories collection) Ancestry

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

Champaign, Illinois, City Directory, 1931 (in U.S. City Directories collection) Ancestry

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

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

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

Champaign, Illinois, City Directory, 1958 (in U.S. City Directories collection) Ancestry

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

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

Champaign/Urbana, IL 1957-1960 City Directories Allen County Public Library

Champaign Death Records

1916-1947 Illinois Deaths and Stillbirths Index Ancestry

Death records, 1878-1915; indexes, 1878-1949 Family History Library

Funeral home records, 1887-1902 Family History Library

Funeral home records, 1913-1932 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

Mittendorf Funeral Home records (Champaign, Illinois) Family History Library

Records of Evangelical St. Peter's Church, Champaign, Illinois WorldCat

Records of the Renner Funeral Home, 1911-1917. WorldCat

Champaign Histories and Genealogies

Early History and Pioneers of Champaign County Ancestry

Champaign Immigration Records

Illinois, Federal Naturalization Records, 1856-1991 Ancestry

Naturalization records, 1858-1906 Family History Library

Naturalization records, 1860-1906 Family History Library

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

Champaign Land Records

Deeds, 1833-1912; index, 1833-1927 Family History Library

General index to mortages, 1833-1905 Family History Library

Champaign Map Records

Bird's eye view map of the city of Champaign, Champaign County, Illinois 1869. Library of Congress

Champaign, 1869, Bird's Eye View Map (in U.S. Historic Land Ownership and Reference Atlases) Ancestry

Sanborn Fire Insurance Map from Champaign, Champaign County, Illinois, April 1887 Library of Congress

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

Sanborn Fire Insurance Map from Champaign, Champaign County, Illinois, March 1915 Library of Congress

Sanborn Fire Insurance Map from Champaign, Champaign County, Illinois, May 1909 Library of Congress

Sanborn Fire Insurance Map from Champaign, Champaign County, Illinois, November 1897 Library of Congress

Sanborn Fire Insurance Map from Champaign, Champaign County, Illinois, September 1902 Library of Congress

Champaign Marriage Records

1800-1940 Illinois, County Marriage Records Ancestry

1860-1920 Illinois, Marriage Index Ancestry

Illinois Marriages, 1763-1900 MyHeritage

Illinois Marriages, 1790-1860 Ancestry

Illinois, Compiled Marriages, 1851-1900 Ancestry

Marriage records, 1833-1932 Family History Library

Parish records of St. John's Lutheran Church, Champaign, Illinois, 1860-1875 WorldCat

Parish records of St. Peter's Evangelical Church (later E. & R., and United Church of Christ) at Champaign, Illinois, 1865-1943 WorldCat

Records of Evangelical St. Peter's Church, Champaign, Illinois WorldCat

Champaign Military Records

Former students of Champaign Senior High School who gave their lives in World War II WorldCat

Champaign Newspapers and Obituaries

Banker Farmer (Illinois/United States) 1 December 1913 to 1 February 1927 Elephind

Banker Farmer, 1 December 1913 to 1 February 1927 Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections

Central Illinois Gazette 1858-1864 Newspapers.com

Central Illinois Gazette 1864-1866 Newspapers.com

Champaign County Gazette 1869-1907 Newspapers.com

Champaign County News 1891-1917 Newspapers.com

Champaign County Union 1808-1893 Newspapers.com

Champaign County democrat 1860- 1862 Family History Library

Champaign County gazette 1869-1909 Family History Library

Champaign County union & gazette (Illinois) 1852-1864 Family History Library

Champaign County union (Illinois) 1858-1862 Family History Library

Champaign Daily Gazette 1882-1906 Newspapers.com

Champaign Daily Gazette 1883-1919 Newspapers.com

Champaign Daily News 1895-1919 Newspapers.com

Champaign Evening Herald 1923-1923 Newspapers.com

Champaign News-Gazette 1919-1932 Newspapers.com

Champaign Times 1875-1879 Newspapers.com

Champaign Union 1867-1879 Newspapers.com

Champaign and Urbana Citizen 1931-1934 Newspapers.com

Champaign daily gazette (Illinois) 1833-1919 Family History Library

Champaign news-gazette (Illinois) 1919-1934 Family History Library

Champaign-Urbana news-gazette (Illinois) 1934 Family History Library

Chanute Field Wings 1941-1943 Newspapers.com

Chanute Field Wings 1945-1946 Newspapers.com

Evening Courier 1935-1938, 1941-1944 Newspaper Archive at FindMyPast

Evening Courier 1935-1944 Newspapers.com

Evening courier 1915-1952 Family History Library

Gazette and Union 1868-1869 Newspapers.com

IlliniHQ 03/25/1998 to 10/25/2019 Genealogy Bank

Mid-West Farmer 1929-1931 Newspapers.com

News-Gazette 06/02/1997 to 10/13/2019 Genealogy Bank

News-Gazette, The: Blogs 01/11/2006 to 09/15/2015 Genealogy Bank

News-Gazette, The: Web Edition Articles 02/10/2003 to Current Genealogy Bank

Signal 1884-1884 Newspapers.com

The Champaign County News, 1900-1916 Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections

The Champaign Daily News, 1895-1919 Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections

The Champaign citizens 1913 Family History Library

The Champaign daily news (Illinois) 1895-1919 Family History Library

The Champaign times (Illinois) 1884 Family History Library

The Evening Courier 1935-39 and 1941-44 (Champaign, Illinois) Ancestry

The Gazette and union 1868-1869 Family History Library

The Illinois Times, 1949-1963 Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections

The Illinois democrat 1867- 1871 Family History Library

The Illinois times. (Champaign, Ill.) (from Oct. 14, 1949 to Sept. 20, 1963) Chronicling America

The Union and gazette 1866-1868 Family History Library

Times 1885-1885 Byron Public Library

Times 1885-1885 Byron Library

Twin City Review 1926-1929 Newspapers.com

Twin City Review, 1920-1926 Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections

Twin City review 1920-1929 Family History Library

Twin city review. (Champaign, Ill.) (from Nov. 19, 1920 to April 2, 1926) Chronicling America

Union and Gazette 1866-1868 Newspapers.com

Urbana Union 1853-1853 Newspapers.com

Wings 1943-1945 Newspapers.com

Offline Newspapers for Champaign

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.

A Four-Year Bummer. (Champaign, Ill.) 1969-1970s

Black Thought. (Champaign, Ill.) 1997-Current

Buzz. (Champaign, Ill.) 1998-Current

Central Illinois Gazette. (Champaign City [Champaign], Ill.) 1860s-1866

Central Illinois Gazette. (West Urbana [Champaign], Ill.) 1858-1860s

Champaign County Union and Gazette. (Champaign City [Champaign, Ill.]) 1860s-1860s

Champaign Daily Gazette. (Champaign, Ill.) 1883-1919

Champaign Daily News. (Champaign, Ill.) 1895-1919

Champaign News-Gazette. (Champaign, Ill.) 1919-1934

Champaign-Urbana News-Gazette. (Champaign, Ill.) 1934-1936

Champaign-Urbana News-Gazette. (Champaign, Ill.) 1965-1985

Cu Cityview. (Champaign, Ill.) 2002-2003

Gazette and Union. (Champaign, Ill.) 1868-1869

Independent. (Champaign-Urbana, Ill.) 1937-1940

Mid-West Farmer. (Champaign, Ill.) 1929-1931

News-Gazette. (Champaign [Ill.]) 1936-1965

News-Gazette. (Champaign, Ill.) 1986-Current

News-Gazette. (Champaign-Urbana, Ill.) 1991-1990s

Octopus. (Champaign, Ill.) 1995-2002

Saturday Visitor. (Champaign, Ill.) 1860s-1860s

Savoy Star. (Champaign, Ill.) 2004-Current

Twin Cities Issue. (Twin Cities [Champaign and Urbana], Ill.) 1908-1910s

Weekly. (Champaign, Ill.) 1979-1980

Wings. (Champaign, Ill.) 1943-1945

Champaign Probate Records

1772-1999 Illinois, Wills and Probate Records Ancestry

Champaign School Records

Centennial High School - Centurian Yearbook (Champaign, IL), 1975, 1978 E Yearbook

Centennial High School yearbook, 1968, 1969, 1970, 1971, 1972, 1973, 1974, 1975, 1976, 1977, 1978, 1979 (included in US Yearbooks collection) MyHeritage

Centennial High School yearbook, 1968, 1969, 1970, 1971, 1972, 1973, 1974, 1975, 1976, 1977, 1978, 1979, 1980, 1981, 1982, 1983, 1984, 1985, 1986, 1987, 1988 Classmates

Champaign Central High School yearbook, 1968, 1969, 1970, 1971, 1972, 1973, 1974, 1975, 1976, 1977, 1978, 1979 (included in US Yearbooks collection) MyHeritage

Champaign Central High School yearbook, 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, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014 Classmates

Champaign Central High School yearbooks, 1968, 1969, 1970, 1971, 1972, 1973, 1974, 1982 (included in US School Yearbooks) Ancestry

Champaign High School - Maroon Yearbook (Champaign, IL), 1913, 1921, 1922, 1923, 1925, 1926, 1927, 1929, 1930, 1932, 1933, 1935, 1936, 1940, 1942, 1943, 1945, 1946, 1950, 1951, 1953, 1955, 1956, 1957, 1959, 1960, 1969, 1973, 1974 E Yearbook

Champaign High School yearbook, 1913, 1921, 1923, 1925, 1926, 1927, 1929, 1930, 1932, 1933, 1934, 1935, 1936, 1940, 1942, 1943, 1946, 1950, 1951, 1952, 1953, 1954, 1955, 1956, 1957, 1958, 1959, 1960, 1961, 1962, 1963, 1964, 1965, 1966, 1967 Classmates

Champaign High School yearbook, 1913, 1921, 1923, 1925, 1926, 1927, 1929, 1930, 1932, 1933, 1934, 1935, 1936, 1940, 1942, 1943, 1946, 1950, 1951, 1952, 1953, 1954, 1955, 1956, 1957, 1958, 1959, 1960, 1961, 1962, 1963, 1964, 1965, 1966, 1967 (included in US Yearbooks collection) MyHeritage

Champaign High School yearbooks, 1913, 1921, 1922, 1923, 1925, 1926, 1927, 1929, 1930, 1932, 1933, 1934, 1935, 1936, 1940, 1942, 1943, 1945, 1946, 1950, 1951, 1953, 1954, 1955, 1956, 1957, 1959, 1960, 1963, 1964, 1965, 1967, 1969, 1973, 1974 (included in US School Yearbooks) Ancestry

Champaign Junior High School - Retro Yearbook (Champaign, IL), 1936 E Yearbook

Champaign Junior High School yearbook, 1936 (included in US School Yearbooks) Ancestry

Champaign Senior High School yearbook, 1946 (included in US School Yearbooks) Ancestry

Former students of Champaign Senior High School who gave their lives in World War II WorldCat

University High School yearbook, 1935, 1936, 1946, 1977, 1978 (included in US Yearbooks collection) MyHeritage

University High School yearbook, 1935, 1936, 1946, 1977, 1978, 1980 Classmates

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Yearbook, Uni High, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017 Internet Archive


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