Oak Park Genealogy (in Cook County, IL)

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Oak Park 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

Oak Park Cemetery Records

Grace Episcopal Church Columbarium Find a Grave

Oak Park 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

Oak Park Church Records

Baptisms, 1889-1915; marriages, 1891-1915 (Catholic Church. St. Catherine of Siena-St. Lucy (Oak Park, Illinois)) Family History Library

Baptisms, marriages & confirmations, 1907-1915 (Catholic Church. St. Edmund (Oak Park, Illinois)) Family History Library

Baptisms, marriages, confirmations & deaths, 1907-1915 (Catholic Church. Ascension (Oak Park, Illinois)) Family History Library

Lake View Presbyterian Church; Second Presbyterian Church, Pastoral Register of Clifford J Earle, 1935-1950 (in US Presbyterian Church Records collection) Ancestry

Oak Park City Directories

McCoy's Oak Park and River Forest directory : containing an alphabetically arranged list of business firms and private citizens, a street directory ... and a complete classified business directory, The Buyers' Guide Family History Library

Oak Park (Illinois) city directories Family History Library

Oak Park City Directory 1925 MyHeritage

Oak Park Telephone Directory 1909-1911, 1916-1922, 1928-1977 Newspaper Archive at FindMyPast

Oak Park and River Forest City Directory 1930 MyHeritage

Oak Park, IL 1910-1930 City Directories Allen County Public Library

Oak Park, Illinois, City Directory, 1910 (in U.S. City Directories collection) Ancestry

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

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

Oak Park, Illinois, City Directory, 1925 (in U.S. City Directories collection) Ancestry

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

Oak Park 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, confirmations & deaths, 1907-1915 (Catholic Church. Ascension (Oak Park, 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

Obituaries copied from Oak Leaves, published at Oak Park, Cook County, Illinois, 1844-1944 Family History Library

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

Oak Park 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

Oak Park Map Records

Sanborn Fire Insurance Map from Oak Park, Cook County, Illinois, 1908 Library of Congress

Sanborn Fire Insurance Map from Oak Park, Cook County, Illinois, 1947 Library of Congress

Sanborn Fire Insurance Map from Oak Park, Cook County, Illinois, 1950 Library of Congress

Oak Park Marriage Records

1800-1940 Illinois, County Marriage Records Ancestry

1860-1920 Illinois, Marriage Index Ancestry

Baptisms, 1889-1915; marriages, 1891-1915 (Catholic Church. St. Catherine of Siena-St. Lucy (Oak Park, Illinois)) Family History Library

Baptisms, marriages & confirmations, 1907-1915 (Catholic Church. St. Edmund (Oak Park, Illinois)) Family History Library

Baptisms, marriages, confirmations & deaths, 1907-1915 (Catholic Church. Ascension (Oak Park, 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

Oak Park Newspapers and Obituaries

Austin Weekly News 02/16/2005 to Current Genealogy Bank

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

Forest Leaves 1940-2012 River Forest Public Library

Forest Park Review 01/28/2005 to Current 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

Oak Leaves 01/01/1997 to Current Genealogy Bank

Oak Leaves 1902-1940 River Forest Public Library

Oak Leaves 1908-1909 Newspaper Archive at FindMyPast

Oak Park Argus 1900-1902 Newspaper Archive at FindMyPast

Oak Park Austin Reporter 1887, 1891-1892, 1894, 1900 Newspaper Archive at FindMyPast

Oak Park Daily Argus 1904 Newspaper Archive at FindMyPast

Oak Park Daily Reporter 1890 Newspaper Archive at FindMyPast

Oak Park Daily Reporter Argus 1906 Newspaper Archive at FindMyPast

Oak Park Directory 1886-1903, 1906, 1908, 1910, 1922-1927, 1930 Newspaper Archive at FindMyPast

Oak Park Directory and Year Book 1915, 1919 Newspaper Archive at FindMyPast

Oak Park Journal 1966, 1967, 1970 Newspaper Archive at FindMyPast

Oak Park Lake Vindicator 1883-1885 Newspaper Archive at FindMyPast

Oak Park Maywood Register 1892 Newspaper Archive at FindMyPast

Oak Park Oak Leaves 1902-1977 Newspaper Archive at FindMyPast

Oak Park Oak Parker 1923-1939, 1943, 1946-1954 Newspaper Archive at FindMyPast

Oak Park Reporter 1887-1902 Newspaper Archive at FindMyPast

Oak Park Reporter 1892-1892 Newspapers.com

Oak Park Review 1901, 1967 Newspaper Archive at FindMyPast

Oak Park Times 1898-1902 Newspaper Archive at FindMyPast

Oak Park Vindicator 1883, 1885, 1890-1901 Newspaper Archive at FindMyPast

Oak Park World 1967, 1970-1977 Newspaper Archive at FindMyPast

Oak River Forest Herald 1891-1892 Newspaper Archive at FindMyPast

Obituaries copied from Oak Leaves, published at Oak Park, Cook County, Illinois, 1844-1944 Family History Library

Skyline 05/27/2009 to 09/19/2012 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

Wednesday Journal of Oak Park & River Forest 12/01/2004 to Current Genealogy Bank

Offline Newspapers for Oak Park

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.

Chicago Journal. (Oak Park, Ill.) 2000-Current

Elm Leaves. (Oak Park, Ill.) 1971-1990

Elmwood Park Elm Leaves. (Oak Park, Ill.) 1990-Current

Forest Leaves. (Oak Park, Ill.) 1940-Current

Franklin Park Herald-Journal With News of Northlake. (Oak Park, Ill.) 1982-1990

Franklin Park Herald-Journal. (Oak Park, Ill.) 1990-Current

Maywood Herald. (Oak Park, Ill.) 1971-2006

Midnight Special. (Oak Park, Ill.) 1970s-1970s

Oak Leaves. (Oak Park, Ill.) 1902-Current

Oak Park Argus. (Oak Park [Ill.]) 1899-1903

Oak Park Daily Argus. (Oak Park, Ill.) 1904-1900s

Oak Park Reporter-Argus. (Oak Park, Ill.) 1904-1906

Oak Park Reporter. (Oak Park, Cook County, Ill.) 1887-1903

Oak Park Times. (Oak Park, Ill.) 1890s-1902

Oak Park Vindicator. (Oak Park, Ill.) 1892-1902

Proviso Herald. (Oak Park, Ill.) 2006-2010

Suburban Pictorial. (Oak Park, Ill.) 1938-1939

Truth. (Oak Park, Ill.) 1974-1980s

Wednesday Journal. (Oak Park, Ill.) 1980-Current

West Proviso Herald. (Oak Park, Ill.) 1971-2006

Oak Park Probate Records

1772-1999 Illinois, Wills and Probate Records Ancestry

Oak Park School Records

Bishop Quarter Junior Military Academy yearbook, 1961 Classmates

Bishop Quarter Junior Military Academy yearbook, 1961 (included in US Yearbooks collection) MyHeritage

Fenwick High School - Blackfriars Yearbook (Oak Park, IL), 1939, 1940, 1941, 1942, 1943, 1944, 1946, 1947, 1948, 1949, 1950, 1952, 1953, 1954, 1955, 1956, 1957, 1959, 1966, 1971, 1978, 1987 E Yearbook

Fenwick High School yearbook, 1939, 1940, 1941, 1942, 1943, 1944, 1946, 1947, 1948, 1949, 1950, 1951, 1952, 1953, 1954, 1955, 1956, 1957, 1958, 1959, 1960, 1961, 1962, 1964, 1965, 1966, 1969, 1971, 1973, 1974, 1975, 1976, 1977, 1978 (included in US Yearbooks collection) MyHeritage

Fenwick High School yearbook, 1939, 1940, 1941, 1942, 1943, 1944, 1946, 1947, 1948, 1949, 1950, 1951, 1952, 1953, 1954, 1955, 1956, 1957, 1958, 1959, 1960, 1961, 1962, 1964, 1965, 1966, 1969, 1971, 1973, 1974, 1975, 1976, 1977, 1978, 1980, 1981, 1982, 1983, 1985, 1986, 1987, 1994, 1997 Classmates

Fenwick High School yearbooks, 1939, 1940, 1941, 1942, 1943, 1944, 1946, 1947, 1948, 1949, 1950, 1952, 1953, 1954, 1955, 1956, 1957, 1958, 1959, 1960, 1961, 1962, 1964, 1965, 1966, 1969, 1971, 1973, 1974, 1975, 1976, 1977, 1978, 1980, 1981, 1982, 1983, 1985, 1986, 1987, 1994, 1997 (included in US School Yearbooks) Ancestry

Oak Park Hospital School of Nursing - Ilythias Yearbook (Oak Park, IL), 1962, 1963 E Yearbook

Oak Park Hospital School of Nursing yearbooks, 1962, 1963 (included in US School Yearbooks) Ancestry

Oak Park River Forest High School yearbook, 1922, 1926, 1927, 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, 1969, 1970, 1971, 1972, 1973, 1974, 1975, 1976, 1979 (included in US Yearbooks collection) MyHeritage

Oak Park River Forest High School yearbook, 1922, 1926, 1927, 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, 1969, 1970, 1971, 1972, 1973, 1974, 1975, 1976, 1979, 1981, 1982, 1983, 1984, 1985, 1986, 1987, 1988, 2002 Classmates

Oak Park River Forest High School yearbooks, 1961, 1963, 1964, 1965, 1966, 1967, 1968, 1969, 1970, 1982 (included in US School Yearbooks) Ancestry

Oak Park and River Forest High School - Tabula Yearbook (Oak Park, IL), 1922, 1926, 1927, 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, 1965, 1966, 1967, 1968, 1974, 1976, 1982, 1986 E Yearbook

Oak Park and River Forest High School yearbooks, 1922, 1926, 1927, 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, 1968, 1971, 1972, 1973, 1974, 1975, 1976, 1979, 1981, 1982, 1983, 1984, 1985, 1986, 1987, 1988, 1945-Dec (included in US School Yearbooks) Ancestry


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