Our oldest newspapers are now viewable online. Search the archive by name, place, or keyword.
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.
Birth certificates 75 years or older, marriage licenses 50 years or older, and death certificates 20 years or older.