Lake Forest Genealogy (in Lake County, IL)

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NOTE: Additional records that apply to Lake Forest are also found through the Lake County and Illinois pages.


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

Lake Forest Birth Records

Birth records, 1877-1893 (index, 1871-1905) Family History Library

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

Lake Forest Cemetery Records

Barat College of the Sacred Heart Cemetery Find a Grave

Interment records, ca. 1898-1987 Family History Library

Lake Forest Cemetery Find a Grave

Lake Forest Cemetery Billion Graves

Lake Forest Cemetery burial book Family History Library

Lake Forest Cemetery burial book WorldCat

Saint Mary Cemetery Billion Graves

Saint Patrick Cemetery Find a Grave

Saint Patrick Cemetery Billion Graves

St. Patrick Cemetery, Lake Forest, Illinois, 1840-2008. WorldCat

Lake Forest Census Records

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

Lake Forest Church Records

Baptisms, 1875-1895 (Catholic Church. St. Patrick (Lake Forest, Illinois)) Family History Library

Baptisms, marriages and confirmations, 1859-1915 (Catholic Church. St. Mary (Lake Forest, Illinois)) Family History Library

Baptisms, marriages, deaths, communion and confirmations, 1909-1919 (Catholic Church. St. Patrick (Lake Forest, Illinois)) Family History Library

Lake Forest City Directories

Lake Forest City Directory 1913 MyHeritage

Waukegan (Illinois) city directories Family History Library

Lake Forest Death Records

1916-1947 Illinois Deaths and Stillbirths Index Ancestry

Baptisms, marriages, deaths, communion and confirmations, 1909-1919 (Catholic Church. St. Patrick (Lake Forest, Illinois)) Family History Library

Deaths as published in Paddock Publications, Arlington Heights, Illinois 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

Lake County, Illinois death indexes, 1916-1945 Family History Library

Lake County, Illinois deaths, 1877-1901 Family History Library

Lake Forest Histories and Genealogies

Lake Forest Library Archives Illinois Digital Archives

Lake Forest Immigration Records

Illinois, Federal Naturalization Records, 1856-1991 Ancestry

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

Lake County, Illinois naturalization records, 1864-1920 Family History Library

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 Lake County, IL) MyHeritage

Lake Forest Map Records

Sanborn Fire Insurance Map from Lake Forest, Lake County, Illinois, August 1909 Library of Congress

Sanborn Fire Insurance Map from Lake Forest, Lake County, Illinois, May 1917 Library of Congress

Sanborn Fire Insurance Map from Lake Forest, Lake County, Illinois, November 1904 Library of Congress

Sanborn Fire Insurance Map from Lake Forest, Lake County, Illinois, November 1926 Library of Congress

Lake Forest Marriage Records

1800-1940 Illinois, County Marriage Records Ancestry

1860-1920 Illinois, Marriage Index Ancestry

Baptisms, marriages and confirmations, 1859-1915 (Catholic Church. St. Mary (Lake Forest, Illinois)) Family History Library

Baptisms, marriages, deaths, communion and confirmations, 1909-1919 (Catholic Church. St. Patrick (Lake Forest, Illinois)) Family History Library

Illinois Marriages, 1763-1900 MyHeritage

Illinois Marriages, 1790-1860 Ancestry

Illinois, Compiled Marriages, 1851-1900 Ancestry

Lake County, Illinois marriages : 1839-1901 Family History Library

Marriage records, 1839-1915 (indexes, 1839-1918) Family History Library

Lake Forest 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

Lake Forester (1899-1940) Lake Forest Library

Lake Forester 01/16/1997 to Current Genealogy Bank

Offline Newspapers for Lake Forest

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.

Lake County Life. (Lake Forest, Ill.) 1960s-1974

Lake Forest-Lake Bluff Mail-Advertiser. (Lake Forest, Ill.) 1973-1974

Lake Forest-Lake Bluff News-Advertiser. (Lake Forest, Ill.) 1974-1983

Lake Forester and Lake Forest News. (Lake Forest, Ill.) 1943-1969

Lake Forester. (Lake Forest, Ill.) 1890s-1943

Lake Forester. (Lake Forest, Ill.) 1969-Current

Sun Scandinavia-Usa News. (Lake Forest, Ill.) 1992-2002

Lake Forest Probate Records

1772-1999 Illinois, Wills and Probate Records Ancestry

Lake Forest School Records

Ferry Hall High School yearbook, 1941, 1942, 1944, 1945, 1967, 1970, 1971 Classmates

Ferry Hall High School yearbook, 1941, 1942, 1944, 1945, 1967, 1970, 1971 (included in US Yearbooks collection) MyHeritage

Ferry Hall High School yearbooks, 1941, 1942, 1944, 1945, 1967, 1970, 1971 (included in US School Yearbooks) Ancestry

Ferry Hall School - Ferry Tales Yearbook (Lake Forest, IL), 1941, 1942, 1944, 1945 E Yearbook

Ferry Hall School yearbooks, 1941, 1942, 1944, 1945 (included in US School Yearbooks) Ancestry

Ferry Hall yearbook, 1912 (included in US School Yearbooks) Ancestry

Lake Forest Academy - Caxy Yearbook (Lake Forest, IL), 1926, 1935, 1941, 1944, 1945, 1946, 1947, 1952, 1954, 1955, 1956, 1958 E Yearbook

Lake Forest Academy and Ferry Hall Archives Illinois Digital Archives

Lake Forest Academy yearbook, 1935, 1941, 1944, 1945, 1946, 1947, 1952, 1954, 1955, 1956, 1958, 1966, 1967, 1968, 1969, 1975, 1976, 1978 (included in US Yearbooks collection) MyHeritage

Lake Forest Academy yearbook, 1935, 1941, 1944, 1945, 1946, 1947, 1952, 1954, 1955, 1956, 1958, 1966, 1967, 1968, 1969, 1975, 1976, 1978, 1983, 1988 Classmates

Lake Forest Academy yearbooks, 1926, 1935, 1941, 1944, 1945, 1946, 1947, 1952, 1954, 1955, 1956, 1958, 1966, 1967, 1968, 1969, 1975, 1976, 1978, 1983, 1988, 1993, 1994, 1995 (included in US School Yearbooks) Ancestry

Lake Forest College - Forester Yearbook (Lake Forest, IL), 1892, 1895, 1896, 1901, 1902, 1903, 1905, 1906, 1907, 1908, 1909, 1910, 1911, 1912, 1913, 1914, 1915, 1916, 1917, 1919, 1921, 1922, 1923, 1924, 1925, 1926, 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, 1961, 1962, 1963, 1964, 1965, 1966, 1967, 1968, 1972, 1973, 1974, 1975, 1976, 1977, 1978, 1979, 1980, 1981, 1982, 1983, 1984, 1985, 1986, 1987, 1988 E Yearbook

Lake Forest College yearbooks, 1892, 1895, 1896, 1901, 1902, 1903, 1905, 1906, 1907, 1908, 1909, 1910, 1911, 1912, 1913, 1914, 1915, 1916, 1917, 1919, 1922, 1923, 1925, 1926, 1927, 1928, 1929, 1930, 1931, 1932, 1933, 1934, 1935, 1936, 1937, 1938, 1939, 1940, 1941, 1942, 1943, 1945, 1946, 1947, 1948, 1949, 1950, 1951, 1952, 1953, 1954, 1955, 1956, 1957, 1958, 1959, 1960, 1961, 1962, 1963, 1964, 1965, 1966, 1967, 1968, 1972, 1973, 1974, 1975, 1976, 1977, 1978, 1979, 1980, 1981, 1982, 1983, 1984, 1985, 1986, 1987, 1988 (included in US School Yearbooks) Ancestry

Lake Forest High School - Forest Trails Yearbook (Lake Forest, IL), 1953, 1954, 1955, 1956, 1972 E Yearbook

Lake Forest High School Yearbook, , Forest Trails, 1974 Internet Archive

Lake Forest High School Yearbook, Forest Trails, 1976 Internet Archive

Lake Forest High School yearbook, 1953, 1954, 1955, 1956, 1961, 1962, 1963, 1964, 1967, 1968, 1969, 1970, 1972, 1974, 1976, 1977, 1978 (included in US Yearbooks collection) MyHeritage

Lake Forest High School yearbook, 1953, 1954, 1955, 1956, 1961, 1962, 1963, 1964, 1967, 1968, 1969, 1970, 1972, 1974, 1976, 1977, 1978, 1981, 1982, 1983, 1984, 1985, 1988, 1991, 1992, 1993, 1994, 2002, 2004 Classmates

Lake Forest High School yearbooks, 1953, 1954, 1955, 1956, 1961, 1962, 1963, 1964, 1967, 1968, 1969, 1970, 1972, 1974, 1976, 1977, 1978, 1981, 1982, 1983, 1984, 1985, 1988, 1991, 1992, 1994 (included in US School Yearbooks) Ancestry

Lake Forest University yearbook, 1944 (included in US School Yearbooks) Ancestry

Woodlands Academy of the Sacred Heart yearbook, 1973 Classmates

Woodlands Academy of the Sacred Heart yearbook, 1973 (included in US School Yearbooks) Ancestry

Woodlands Academy of the Sacred Heart yearbook, 1973 (included in US Yearbooks collection) MyHeritage


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