Des Plaines Genealogy (in Cook County, IL)

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Des Plaines Birth Records

1871-1922 Cook County, Illinois, Birth Certificates Index Ancestry

1916-1935 Cook County, Illinois Birth Index Ancestry

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

Illinois, Cook County Birth Registers, 1871-1915 Family Search

Illinois, Cook County, Birth Certificates, 1871-1940 Family Search

Registers of births outside of the city [Chicago], 1878-1894 Family History Library

Des Plaines Cemetery Records

All Saints Catholic Cemetery & Mausoleum Billion Graves

All Saints Catholic Cemetery and Mausoleum Find a Grave

All Saints Cemetery US Gen Web Archives

All Saints Cemetery Interment

Immanuel Lutheran Cemetery Find a Grave

Immanuel Lutheran Cemetery Interment

Immanuel Lutheran Cemetery aka Des Plaines Cemetery Billion Graves

Inscriptions : from the cemetery located on Rand Road at Seegers Rd., Des Plaines, Illinois Family History Library

Inscriptions from the cemetery located on Rand Road at Seegers Rd., Des Plaines, Illinois : affiliated with Emmanuel Lutheran Church, Des Plaines, Illinois WorldCat

Interment records, ca. 1925-1987 Family History Library

Mormon graves in Cook County : Des Plaines, Illinois Family History Library

Ridgewood Cemetery Find a Grave

Ridgewood Cemetery Billion Graves

Ridgewood Cemetery Interment

Saint Mary Cemetery Billion Graves

Saint Mary's Cemetery, Des Plaines, Cook County, Illinois Family History Library

Des Plaines 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

Des Plaines Church Records

Baptisms, marriages, 1900-1915; deaths, 1898-1910; communions, 1900-1903 (Catholic Church. St. Mary (Des Plaines, Illinois)) Family History Library

Congregational centennial, 1869-1969 : a one hundred year history of the First Congregational Church of Des Plaines, Illinois Family History Library

Des Plaines City Directories

Park Ridge (Illinois) city directories Family History Library

Des Plaines Death Records

1878-1922 Cook County, Illinois, Deaths Index Ancestry

1908-1988 Cook County, Illinois Death Index Ancestry

1916-1947 Illinois Deaths and Stillbirths Index Ancestry

Baptisms, marriages, 1900-1915; deaths, 1898-1910; communions, 1900-1903 (Catholic Church. St. Mary (Des Plaines, Illinois)) Family History Library

Cook County Coroner's Inquest Record Index, 1872-1911 Illinois State Archive

Cook County, Illinois coroners' inquest records, Dec. 1872-Nov. 1911 Family History Library

Cook County, Illinois death certificates, 1878-1909, 1916-1922 Family History Library

Cook County, Illinois, Marriage and Death Indexes (marriages in newspapers 1833-1871, deaths in newspapers 1856-1889) Ancestry

Illinois Deaths, 1916-1950 MyHeritage

Illinois Deaths, before 1916 MyHeritage

Illinois, Cook County Deaths, 1878-1994 Family Search

Illinois, Cook County, Obituaries, ca. 1970-1990 Family Search

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

Illinois, Select Deaths Index, 1877-1916 Ancestry

Southern Cook County, Illinois (primarily) obituaries, 1977-1992, from the Chicago Heights star Family History Library

Southern Cook County, Illinois Miscellaneous Obituaries, Ca. 1936-1993, and Funeral Cards, Ca. 1951-1964 : from Various Newspapers Family History Library

Southern Cook County, Illinois and Hammond, Indiana obituaries, ca. 1970-1990 Family History Library

Des Plaines Histories and Genealogies

Centi-Quad-O-Rama Ancestry

Des Plaines : born of the tallgrass prairie Family History Library

Des Plaines Area History Illinois Digital Archives

History of Riverview, Illinois from 1983 editions of the Suburban times Family History Library

Des Plaines Immigration Records

Cook County, Illinois declarations of intention, 1871-1903 Family History Library

Declarations of intention, 1871-1906 Family History Library

Declarations of intention, 1874-1906 Family History Library

Declarations of intention, 1874-1929; indexes, 1871-1929 Family History Library

Declarations of intention, 1906-1929 Family History Library

Illinois, Federal Naturalization Records, 1856-1991 Ancestry

Illinois, Northern District (Eastern Division), Naturalization Index, 1926-1979 MyHeritage

Indexes to naturalization records Family History Library

Naturalization petitions and records, 1906-1929 Family History Library

Naturalization records, 1871-1925; indexes, 1871-1912 Family History Library

Naturalization records, 1874-1903 Family History Library

Northern District, Illinois, Naturalization Index, 1926-1979 Ancestry

Soundex Index to Naturalization Petitions for the United States District and Circuit Courts, Northern District of Illinois and Immigration and Naturalization Service District 9, 1840-1950 Ancestry

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

Des Plaines Map Records

Sanborn Fire Insurance Map from Des Plaines, Cook County, Illinois, 1956 Library of Congress

Des Plaines Marriage Records

1800-1940 Illinois, County Marriage Records Ancestry

1860-1920 Illinois, Marriage Index Ancestry

Baptisms, marriages, 1900-1915; deaths, 1898-1910; communions, 1900-1903 (Catholic Church. St. Mary (Des Plaines, Illinois)) Family History Library

Cook County, Illinois Marriage Index, 1930-1960 Ancestry

Cook County, Illinois Marriage Indexes, 1912-1942 Ancestry

Cook County, Illinois, Marriage and Death Indexes (marriages in newspapers 1833-1871, deaths in newspapers 1856-1889) Ancestry

Cook County, Illinois, Marriages Index, 1871-1920 Ancestry

Cook County, Illinois, Marriages Index, 1871-1920 Ancestry

Illinois Marriages, 1763-1900 MyHeritage

Illinois Marriages, 1790-1860 Ancestry

Illinois, Compiled Marriages, 1851-1900 Ancestry

Illinois, Cook County Marriages, 1871-1920 Family Search

Indexes To Marriages, Ca. 1906-April 1941, 1950, 1992-1993, and Marriage Anniversaries, 1906-1993 in the Chicago Heights Star Family History Library

Marriage licenses, 1871-1920; index, 1871-1916 Family History Library

Des Plaines Newspapers and Obituaries

Births as published in Paddock publications, Arlington Heights, Illinois : including the communities of Arlington Heights, Bensenville, Bloomingdale, Buffalo Grove, Carol Stream, Itasca, Lake Zurich, Mt. Prospect, Palatine, Roselle, S. Barrington, Schermerville, W. Maine 1900-1920 Family History Library

Des Plaines Herald 1970-1976 Newspaper Archive at FindMyPast

Des Plaines Journal 12/28/2010 to Current Genealogy Bank

Des Plaines Times 12/12/1996 to 12/24/2008 Genealogy Bank

Edgebrook Times Review 01/16/1997 to 01/24/2008 Genealogy Bank

Illinois, Cook County, Obituaries, ca. 1970-1990 Family Search

Indexes To Marriages, Ca. 1906-April 1941, 1950, 1992-1993, and Marriage Anniversaries, 1906-1993 in the Chicago Heights Star Family History Library

Mount Prospect Journal 01/12/2011 to Current Genealogy Bank

Rosemont Journal 12/31/2010 to Current Genealogy Bank

Southern Cook County, Illinois (primarily) obituaries, 1977-1992, from the Chicago Heights star Family History Library

Southern Cook County, Illinois Miscellaneous Obituaries, Ca. 1936-1993, and Funeral Cards, Ca. 1951-1964 : from Various Newspapers Family History Library

Southern Cook County, Illinois and Hammond, Indiana obituaries, ca. 1970-1990 Family History Library

Offline Newspapers for Des Plaines

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.

Des Plaines Community Budget Balancer. (Des Plaines, Ill.) 1930s-1934

Des Plaines Edition of the Times. (Des Plaines, Ill.) 1985-1995

Des Plaines Herald. (Des Plaines, Ill.) 1971-1973

Des Plaines Journal and the Des Plaines Community Budget Balancer. (Des Plaines, Ill.) 1934-1935

Des Plaines Journal. (Des Plaines, Ill.) 1935-1975

Des Plaines Suburban Times. (Des Plaines, Ill.) 1922-1983

Des Plaines Times. (Des Plaines, Ill.) 1983-1985

Glenview Times. (Des Plaines, Ill.) 1971-1976

Journal. (Des Plaines, Ill.) 1975-Current

Mt. Plaines Digest. (Des Plaines, Ill.) 1960s-1969

Mt. Prospect Times. (Des Plaines, Ill.) 1970-Current

Park Ridge Edition of the Times Herald. (Des Plaines, Il) 1985-Current

Des Plaines Probate Records

1772-1999 Illinois, Wills and Probate Records Ancestry

Des Plaines School Records

Maine North High School yearbook, 1966, 1971, 1972, 1973, 1974, 1975, 1976, 1977, 1978, 1979 (included in US Yearbooks collection) MyHeritage

Maine North High School yearbook, 1966, 1971, 1972, 1973, 1974, 1975, 1976, 1977, 1978, 1979, 1980, 1981 Classmates

Maine North High School yearbooks, 1966, 1971, 1972, 1973, 1974, 1975, 1976, 1977, 1978, 1979, 1980, 1981 (included in US School Yearbooks) Ancestry

Maine West High School - Legend Yearbook (Des Plaines, IL), 1960, 1962, 1964, 1966, 1974, 1976, 1982 E Yearbook

Maine West High School yearbook, 1960, 1961, 1962, 1963, 1964, 1965, 1966, 1967, 1968, 1969, 1970, 1971, 1972, 1973, 1974, 1975, 1976, 1977, 1978, 1979 (included in US Yearbooks collection) MyHeritage

Maine West High School yearbook, 1960, 1961, 1962, 1963, 1964, 1965, 1966, 1967, 1968, 1969, 1970, 1971, 1972, 1973, 1974, 1975, 1976, 1977, 1978, 1979, 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 Classmates

Maine West High School yearbooks, 1945, 1960, 1961, 1962, 1963, 1964, 1965, 1966, 1967, 1968, 1969, 1970, 1971, 1972, 1973, 1974, 1975, 1976, 1977, 1978, 1979, 1981, 1982, 1983, 1984, 1985, 1986, 1987, 1988, 1989, 1990, 1991, 1992, 1993, 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999 (included in US School Yearbooks) Ancestry

Maryville Academy yearbook, 1968 Classmates

Maryville Academy yearbook, 1968 (included in US School Yearbooks) Ancestry

Maryville Academy yearbook, 1968 (included in US Yearbooks collection) MyHeritage

St. Patrick Academy yearbook, 1961, 1962, 1963, 1964, 1965 Classmates

St. Patrick Academy yearbook, 1961, 1962, 1963, 1964, 1965 (included in US Yearbooks collection) MyHeritage

St. Patrick Academy yearbooks, 1961, 1962 (included in US School Yearbooks) Ancestry


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