Our oldest newspapers are now viewable online. Search the archive by name, place, or keyword.
More than 10.5 million obituaries and death notices from Chicago Tribune (1852-1984), New York Times (1851-1994), and Los Angeles Times (1881-1984).
This site contains tools for finding immigration, census and vital records and for dealing with calendars, maps and foreign alphabets.
Genealogical records from all over the world.
A selected list of Downers Grove history resources.
Items and sources recommended by DGPL.
Genealogy holdings at the Chicago office of the National Archives and Records Administration.
Statewide Death Index Pre-1916 – 1950, Marriage Index 1763 – 1900, and Illinois Veterans Index.
Includes indexes to Downers Grove Township, Lisle Township, and York Township cemeteries.