Cook County Ancestry Search

Find Cook County IL cemeteries, clerks, courts, historical societies, libraries, marriage license offices and town and city halls for free public records.


Cook County Cemeteries may provide you with access to free public records related to funerals, burials, graveyards, gravesites, tombstone and headstone locations. Cemetery records provide Cook County vital records useful for discovering family history.

All Saints Cemetery & Mausoleum Des Plaines IL 700 North River Road 60016 847-298-0450

Alsip Burr Oak Cemetery Alsip IL 4400 West 127th Street 60803 773-233-5676

Alsip Holy Sepulchre Cemetery Alsip IL 6001 West 111th Street 60803 708-422-3020

Alsip Lincoln Cemetery Alsip IL 12300 Kedzie Avenue 60803 773-445-5400

Alsip Oak Hill Cemetery Alsip IL 4155 123RD Street 60803 708-239-0500

Anshe Emet Synagogue Section Memorial Park Cemetery Chicago IL 3760 North Pine Grove Avenue 60613 773-281-1423

Archer Woods Memorial Park Cemetery Hickory Hills IL 8301 South Kean Avenue 60457 708-839-8800

Arlington Heights Memory Gardens Cemetery Arlington Heights IL 2501 East Euclid Avenue 60004 847-255-1010

Arlington Heights Shalom Memorial Park Cemetery Arlington Heights IL 1700 West Rand Road 60004 847-255-3520

Arlington Heights- Wheeling Township Cemetery Arlington Heights IL Euclid Avenue 60005

Assumption Cemetery & Mausoleum Glenwood IL 19500 South Cottage Grove Avenue 60425 708-758-4772

Bachelors Grove Cemetery Midlothian IL West 143rd Street 60445 708-978-1234

Barrington Evergreen Cemetery Barrington IL 610 South Dundee Avenue 60010 847-304-5309

Bethania Cemetery Association Justice IL 7701 Archer Road 60458 708-458-2270

Beverly Cemetery Blue Island IL Kedzie Avenue 60406 708-385-0750

Blue Island Lincoln Cemetery Blue Island IL Kedzie Avenue 60406 708-293-1247

Blue Island Oak Hill Cemetery Blue Island IL Kedzie Avenue 60406 708-385-0132

Bluff City Cemetery Elgin IL 945 Bluff City Boulevard 60120 847-931-6135

Bnai Brith Cemetery Chicago IL 6600 West Addison Street 60634 773-545-0044

Bohemian National Cemetery Chicago IL 5255 North Pulaski Road 60630 708-788-8442

Catholic Cemeteries Arch Diocese of Chicago Justice IL 8500 West 79th Street 60458 708-924-9888

Cemetery Sales Consultants Berwyn IL 4101 Oak Park Avenue 60402 773-242-1466

Central Cemetery Company of Illinois Skokie IL 9900 Gross Point Road 60076 847-864-5061

Chapel Hill Gardens South Cemetery & Funeral Home Oak Lawn IL 11333 Central Avenue 60453 708-636-1200

Chicago Bohemian National Cemetery Chicago IL 5255 North Pulaski Road 60630 773-539-8442

Chicago Catholic Cemeteries Chicago IL 744 North Long Avenue 60644 773-378-7373

Chicago Graceland Cemetery Chicago IL 4001 North Clark Street 60613 773-525-1105

Chicago Illinois Pet Cemetery Chicago IL 2451 West Pensacola Avenue 60618 773-549-1154


Cook County Clerks may provide you with access to free public records related to marriage licenses, divorce filings, criminal, jail and arrest records. Cook County genealogy records such as marriage licenses and certificates are useful for Illinois family research.

Arlington Heights Clerk Arlington Heights IL 33 South Arlington Heights Road 60005 847-368-5540

Barrington Hills Village Clerk Barrington IL 112 Algonquin Road 60010 224-484-8418

Calumet City Clerk Calumet IL 204 Pulaski Road 60409 708-891-8110

Chicago City Clerk Chicago IL 5674 South Archer Avenue 60638 312-745-1100


Cook County Courts may provide you with access to free public records related to legal proceedings, cases, filings, documents, and appeals. Cook County court records provide public records useful to family researchers.

Bridgeview District Court Bridgeview IL 10220 West 75th Street 60455 708-974-6288

Chicago District Court Chicago IL 50 West Washington Street 60602 312-603-2000


Cook County Historical Societies may provide you with access to free public records related to local history and culture. Cook County vital records provided by Historical Societies are important for ancestry research.

Arlington Heights Historical Society Arlington Heights IL 110 West Fremont Street 60004 847-255-1225

Berwyn Historical Society Berwyn IL 1241 Oak Park Avenue 60402 708-484-0020

Blue Island Historical Society Blue Island IL 13018 Maple Avenue 60406 708-371-8546

Blue Island Illinois Historical Society Blue Island IL 2433 York Street 60406 708-388-1078

Bronzeville Black Chicagoan Historical Society Chicago IL 11111 South Forrestville Avenue 60628 773-291-9115

Bronzeville Historical Society Chicago IL 636 East 35th Street 60616 312-428-8033

Brookfield Illinois Historical Society Brookfield IL 8820 Brookfield Avenue 60513 708-485-3420

Calumet City Historical Society Calumet IL 760 Wentworth Avenue 60409 708-832-9390

Chicago African American Historical Society Chicago IL 4425 West Carroll Avenue 60624 773-417-3082

Chicago Filipino American Historical Society Chicago IL 5462 South Dorchester Avenue 60615 312-752-2156

Chicago Historical Society Chicago IL 1601 North Clark Street 60614 312-642-4600

Chicago Jewish Historical Society Chicago IL 610 South Michigan Avenue 60605 312-663-5634


Cook County Town and City Halls may provide you with free public records related to vital records, birth certificates, death certificates, marriage licenses, as well as property ownership records. Public records provided by Cook County Town and City Halls for family genealogy research.

Burbank City Hall Burbank IL 6530 West 79th Street 60459 708-599-5500

Calumet City City Hall Calumet IL 204 Pulaski Road 60409 708-891-8100

Chicago City Hall Chicago IL 121 North LaSalle Street 60602 312-744-5000

Chicago Heights City Hall Chicago Heights IL 1601 Chicago Road 60411 708-756-5362