Lake County Death Records Search (Illinois)

Perform a free Lake County, IL public death records search, including death certificates, death indexes, deceased records, death registers & registries, obituaries, and death notices.


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Ela Township Cemeteries Burial Records http://elatownship.org/wp-content/uploads/Fairfield-Cemetery-plot-names-1-25-12-official-list.pdf View Ela Township Cemeteries burial records for Fairfield Cemetery, including names, dates and plot sizes.

Lake County Cemetery Records http://elatownship.org/wp-content/uploads/Lake-Zurich-Cemetery-plot-names-7-21-12-offical-list3.pdf View Lake County Zurich Cemetery list including the deceased name, block number, and lot number.

Lake County Clerk Website http://www.lakecountyil.gov/161/County-Clerk View Lake County Clerk website for general information including contact information, FAQs, news, announcement and links to other services.

Lake County Clerk's Office Genealogy Records https://www.lakecountyil.gov/398/Genealogical-Records-Search Search Lake County Clerk's Office genealogical records by record type, last name, first name, date or year.

Lake County Death Certificates & Records https://www.lakecountyil.gov/382/Death-Records Find Lake County, Illinois death records, and learn about the fees and process for requesting copies of certified death certificates.

Lake County Genealogy Records http://genealogytrails.com/ill/lake/ View Lake County genealogical records, including biographies, obituaries, marriages and births.

Wauconda Historical Cemetery Association Website http://waucondatownship.com/cemeteries/ View Wauconda Historical Cemetery Association webpage, which includes burial listings and contact information.

Waukegan City Clerk's Office Death Records http://www.waukeganweb.net/index.aspx View Waukegan City Clerk's Office death records webpage, which includes a request form and list of fees.

Waukegan City Clerk's Office Website http://www.waukeganweb.net/index.aspx View Waukegan City Clerk's Office webpage, which includes contact information and agency responsibilities.

Find Lake County Death Records

Lake County Death Records are documents relating to an individual's death in Lake County, Illinois. These can include Lake County death certificates, local and Illinois State death registries, and the National Death Index. Death Records are kept by Vital Records Offices or Lake County Clerk's Offices, which may be run by the state or at the local level.

Learn about Death Records, including:
  • How to search online for Death Records
  • Where to get certified death certificates in Lake County, IL
  • How to get copies of Death Records
  • What information is part of the death index
  • What genealogists use Lake County vital records for