Lake County Genealogy Search (Illinois)

Perform a free Lake County, IL public genealogy records search, including genealogy ancestry histories, family search histories, and family trees.


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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 Birth Certificates https://www.lakecountyil.gov/379/Birth-Records View Lake County, Illinois birth certificate information, including required identification and fees for certified copy requests.

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'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 Divorce Certificates http://www.dph.illinois.gov/topics-services/birth-death-other-records/dissolution-marriage-records Find Lake County, Illinois divorce certificate information, including confidentiality, fees, and certified copy request procedure.

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

Lake County Marriage Certificates & Records https://www.lakecountyil.gov/383/Marriage-Licenses View Lake County, Illinois marriage certificate and license requirements, including fees for certified marriage record copy requests.

Lake County Vital Records https://www.lakecountyil.gov/378/Vital-Records View Lake County, Illinois vital records information, including birth, death, marriage, and divorce certificate copy requests, related fees, and identification requirements.

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.

Find Lake County Genealogy Records

Lake County Genealogy Records are kept by a number of different government agencies and departments in Lake County, Illinois. The U.S. Census Bureau maintains Genealogy Records in the form of census data. Other municipal and Illinois State offices also maintain records that are useful for tracing lineage. Lake County Vital Records Offices hold birth, marriage, and death records that date back hundreds of years.

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  • What Lake County genealogy records are public records
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