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Winnebago/Boone/McHenry County Historical Indexes & Sources

Winnebago Co. Deaths 1844 - 1981 (pdf)

Winnebago Co. Births 1855 - 1931 (pdf)

Winnebago Co. Marriages (bride)
1836 - 1956

Winnebago Co. Marriages (groom)
1836 - 1956

Boone Co. Births 1877 - 1902 (pdf)

Boone Co. Marriages 1877 - 1906 (pdf)

1800's German Birth Places from Church Records (pdf)

1836 - 1949 Boone County Church Indexes (pdf)

1839 - 1947 Belvidere Church Histories & Directories (pdf)

1839 - 1962 Boone Co. Probate, Guardian, Executor, Conservator Index (pdf)

1839 Chicago City Directory (pdf)

1844 Chicago City Directory (pdf)

1849 History of Chief Black Hawk in Northern Illinois (pdf)

1857 Rockford City Directory (pdf)

1869 Rockford City Directory (pdf)

1877 Boone Co. History and Directory (pdf)

1877 McHenry Co. History and Directory (pdf)

1877 Winnebago Co. History and Directory (pdf)

1880 Boone Co. Census Index (pdf)

1880 Rockford City Directory (pdf)

1896 Belvidere, IL Illustrated History by the Belvidere Daily Republican Newspaper (pdf)

1896 Belvidere & Rural Boone Co. City Directory (pdf)

1903 Rockford, Illinois History (pdf)

1906 History of Blaine & Hunter Farm Communities in Boone Co. (pdf)

1909 Boone Co. Historical Encyclopedia (pdf)

1910 Belvidere & Rural Boone Co. City Directory (pdf)

1917 McHenry & Boone Co. Prairie Farmers Directory (pdf)

Winnebago/Boone County Maps

1859 Rockford, IL (City) (pdf)

1859 Winnebago County, IL (pdf)

1859 Winnebago County, IL (Township) (pdf)

1870 Boone County, IL (pdf)

1856 Belvidere, IL (City) (pdf)

1870 Belvidere, IL (City) (pdf)

1876 Belvidere, IL (City) (pdf)

1952 Illinois County Maps (pdf)

Other Links

Winnebago County Information at RootsWeb.Com

Illinois State Archives Databases


Beginner's Guide to Family History Research


FamilyTreeMaker Online

Ye Olde Genealogie Shoppe

About Genealogy: The Family Tree and Genealogy Research Guide


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