DuPage County Genealogical Society
DuPage County Genealogical Society
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Cemeteries
  Find-a-Grave
 
  Graveyards.com for DuPage
 
  Institutional Cemeteries
  InstitutionalCemeteries.org is an attempt to catalog all known cemeteries established for residents of asylums, poorhouses, poor farms, prisons, orphanages, and similar institutions – in other words, cemeteries for the unclaimed. Started in Wisconsin and has expanded into Illinois and Iowa.
  Interment.net
 
  ISGS Cemetery Location Project
 
County and City Collections
  Cook County Clerk of the Circuit Court
  The Archives is home to more than 500,000 naturalization petitions covering the years 1871 to 1929.
  Illinois Digital Archives
 
  Naperville Heritage Collection
 
  Newspaper Vital Records Index
  Wheaton Public Library online collection
DuPage County Government
  Clerk of the Circuit Court
  505 County Farm Road, Wheaton, IL 60187, Lower Level; Probate Records; Naturalization Records
  County Clerk
  421 N. County Farm Road, Wheaton, IL 60187; Birth Certificates since 1879; Marriage Records; Death Certificates.
  Recorder of Deeds
  421 N, County Farm Road, Wheaton, IL 60187, First Floor; Land Records: Grantor & Grantee Books.
DuPage County History & Maps
  1839 - Map of Illinois
  This is the year DuPage County was founded.
  1874 - Map with the nine townships from the 1874 Atlas
 
  1882 - History of DuPage County, Illinois by Rufus Blanchard.
 
  1882 - Surname Index to Blanchard’s History of DuPage County, Illinois
 
  1886 - Holland's Business Directory of Naperville
 
Illinois State Archives
  Illinois Marriage Index, 1763 - 1900
  Includes DuPage County 1839 - 1906.
  llinois Death Certificate Index, Pre 1916
 
  Illinois Death Certificate Index, 1916 -1950
 
Land Records
  Bureau of Land Management - Illinois Land Patents
  Date is when the patent was granted.
  Illinois Federal Land Sales
  Dates are the actual date of purchase.
Libraries
  Addison Public Library
  4 Friendship Place, Addison, IL 60101
  Bensenville Public Library
  200 S. Church St., Bensenville, IL 60106
  Bloomingdale Public Library
  101 Fairfield Way, Bloomingdale, IL 60108
  Carol Stream Public Library
  616 Hiawatha Dr., Carol Stream, IL 60188
  Clarendon Hills Public Library
  7 N. Prospect St.,Clarendon Hills, IL 60514
  College of DuPage Library
  425 Fawell Blvd., Glen Ellyn, IL 60137
  Downers Grove Public Library
  1050 Curtiss St., Downers Grove, IL 60515
  Elmhurst College Library
  A.C. Buehler Library, 190 Prospect Ave., Elmhurst, IL 60126
  Elmhurst Public Library
  125 S. Prospect Ave., Elmhurst, IL 60126
  Glen Ellyn Public Library
  400 Duane St., Glen Ellyn, IL 60137
  Glenside Public Library District
  25 E. Fullerton, Glendale Heights, IL 60139
  Helen M. Plum (Lombard) Public Library
  110 W. Maple St., Lombard, IL 60148
  Hinsdale Public Library
  20 E. Maple St, Hinsdale, IL 60521
  Indian Prairie Public Library
  401 Plainfield Road, Darien, IL 60561
  Itasca Community Library
  500 W. Irving Park Rd., Itasca, Il 60143
  Lisle Public Library
  777 Front St., Lisle, IL 60532
  Naperville LDS Family History Library
  1320 Ridgeland Ave., Naperville, IL 60540
  Naperville Public Library
  Nichols Library, 200 W. Jefferson Ave., Naperville, IL 60540
  Newberry Library
  Newberry Library Research Guide for DuPage County, Illinois
  North Central College Library
  Oesterle Library, 320 E. School St., Naperville, Il 60540
  Oak Brook Public Library
  600 Oak Brook Rd., Oak Brook, IL 60523
  Roselle Public Library
  40 S. Park St., Roselle, IL 60172
  Villa Park Library
  305 S. Ardmore, Villa Park, IL 60181
  Warrenville Public Library
  28w751 Stafford Pl., Warrenville, IL 60555
  West Chicago Public Library
  118 W. Washington St., West Chicago, IL 60185
  Westmont Public Library
  428 N. Cass, Westmont, IL 60559
  Wheaton College Library
  Buswell Memorial Library, 510 Irving Ave., Wheaton, IL 60187
  Wheaton Public Library
  Genealogy volunteers from DCGS on Thursday evenings. 225 N. Cross, Wheaton, IL 60187
  Winfield Public Library
  0s291 Winfield Rd., Winfield, IL 60190
  Wood Dale Public Library
  520 N. Wood Dale Rd., Wood Dale, IL 60191
  Woodridge Public Library
  3 Plaza Dr., Woodridge, IL 60517
Military Records
  Illinois Civil War Record Search
  250,000 Union Army volunteers from Illinois by name or place Information about the CIVIL WAR DATABASE
  Overview of Military Records
  Ancesrty.com-This article originally appeared in "Military Records" by Lloyd deWitt Bockstruck, MA, MS, and Sandra Hargreaves Luebking, FUGA in The Source: A Guidebook to American Genealogy.
Miscellaneous
  Addison Normal School 1912 Yearbook
 
  German Evangelical Orphan and old Peoples home in Dupage
 
  Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections
  This collection contains 45 newspaper titles, 91,876 issues comprising 1,123,839 pages and 7,192,803 articles.
  Illinois Genealogy
  Ancestry.com-record collections, history, and genealogy resources to help you trace your Illinois ancestors.
  Linkpendium
  Linkpendium's goal is to index every genealogy, geneology, :) family history, family tree, surname, vital records, biography, or otherwise genealogically-related site on the Internet.
  Social Security Death Index - SSDI
  SSDI at FamilySearch.org
  USGenWeb Archives - DuPage County
  Biographies ~ Cemeteries ~ Census ~ Churches ~ Court ~ Deaths ~ Marriages ~ Military ~ Newspapers ~ Obituaries ~ Penny Postcards
Museums
  Cantigny First Division Museum
  1s151 Winfield Rd, Wheaton, IL 60189
  Downers Grove Park District Museum
  831 Maple Ave., Downers Grove, IL 60515
  DuPage County Historical Museum
  102 E. Wesley, Wheaton, IL 60187-5321
  Elmhurst Historical Museum
  120 East Park, Elmhurst, IL 60126
  Gregg House Museum
  115 S. Linden, Westmont, IL 60559
  West Chicago City Museum
  132 Main St., West Chicago, IL 60185
Obituaries
  Chicago Tribune Archive
  Content choices: 1/1/1985 - Present (Text); 12/1/1852 - 12/31/1988 (Historic Article Images)
  Illinois Obituary Archives
  Search newspapers at Genealogy Bank.
  Obituary Index, 1972-2012
  Obituary index for people who resided in Burr Ridge, Darien or Willowbrook and also include obituaries of individuals whose funeral services were held in Burr Ridge, Darien or Willowbrook. Gaps exist in the index due to missing issues.
  USGenWeb Obit Project - DuPage County
  Selected DuPage County obituaries.
  Villa Park Argus Obituary Index
 
Societies
  Addison Historical Society
  One Friendship Plaza, Addison, IL 60101-2786
  Darien Historical Society
  7422 Cass Ave., Darien, IL 60559
  DuPage County Genealogical Society
  P. O. Box 3, Wheaton, IL 60187
  DuPage County Historical Society
  P. O. Box 1460, Wheaton, IL 60189
  Glen Ellyn Historical Society
  800 N. Main St., Glen Ellyn, IL 60137
  Hinsdale Historical Society
  P.O. Box 336, Hinsdale, IL 60522
  Lombard Historical Society
  23 W. Maple St., Lombard, IL 60148
  Naperville Heritage Society
  523 S. Webster, Naperville, IL 60540
  Roselle Historical Foundation
  39 E. Elm St., Roselle, IL 60172
  The Center for History (formerly Wheaton History Center)
  606 N. Main, Wheaton, IL 60187
  Villa Park Historical Society
  220 S. Villa Ave., Villa Park, IL 60181
  Warrenville Historical Society
  3s530 2nd St,. Warrenville, IL 60555
  Westmont Area Historical Society
  Gregg House Museum, 115 S. Linden, Westmont, IL 60559