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Lake County (IL) Genealogical Society

Lookups Request Form

Policy as of: January 15, 2015
List updated February 23, 2015

Send Request Forms (with payment enclosed) by snail mail (e-mail requests are not accepted) to: 

     Lake County (IL) Genealogical Society
     Look-up Committee
PO box 998
     Mundelein, IL  60060

Please print legibly 
Your Name
Your Address _________________________________________________________
Your Phone / E-Mail _________________________________________________________

Any identifying information on this person should be included in case there were people with duplicate names in the county. 

Date/Place of Birth  
Names of Parents  
Marriage: Names/Place/Date  
Death Date/Place  
Burial Location  
Time/Places Lived in Lake County  

A list of available look-ups and prices follows.  (The price is per specific individual looked up.)

Check each specific source.
Topics available: circle only those sources to be searched
BIRTH: $10.00, includes a copy of the actual birth certificate & index page: (1866-1915)
CEMETERIES:   $10.00 includes copy of page from:
  Antioch Township (Benedictine Abbey, Grass Lake, Hickory Union, Hillside, and Mount Carmel & Hillside East)
  Avon Township (Avon Centre, Druce, Fort Hill, Cranberry Lake, Grayslake, and St. Joseph).
  Cuba Township (White Memorial, St. Paul)
  Ela Township (Bennett, Briggs, Fairfield, Lake Zurich, Lake Zurich Golf Course, St. Mathew, and Pahlman)
  Fremont  Township (Ivanhoe, Swan family, St. Mary's Fremont Center, and Transfiguration )
  Grant Township (Grant and  St. Bede's )
  Lake Villa Township (Angola, East Fox Lake, Home Oaks & Sand Lake)
  Lake County Illinois Veterans of the Armed Forces; Buried prior to July 1, 1955
  Libertyville Township (Lakeside, St. Mary's of the Lake Seminary, Ascension, and Lake County Poor Farm).
  Moraine Township (Daggitt, Fort Sheridan, Mooney & St. Mary's-Highland Park)
  Newport Township (Millburn, Mt. Rest, Mount Rest, St. Patrick's-Wadsworth)
  Shields Township (Lake Forest & St. Mary's-Lake Forest)
  Vernon Township (Diamond Lake, Gridley Family, Vernon/Half Day, Knopf, Long Grove, & St. Mary's-Buffalo Grove).
  Warren Township (Warren)
  Wauconda Township (St. Peter's-Volo, Fisher Family, Hope Grove (Shaw Family), Volo, Wauconda & Slocum).
  Waukegan Township (Am Echod, Great Lakes Naval, Oakwood, St. Mary's & Union)
  Lake County IL Veterans of the Armed Forces of U.S. buried Prior to July 1, 1955
  West Deerfield Township (Deerfield & St. Patrick's, Lake Forest)
CHURCH:  $10.00 includes copy of page from:
  Mother of God Church Records, Waukegan: Deaths and Burials 1903-1991 (Catholic Slovakian)
  Long Grove Church Records: 1846-1918, (German Reformed Evangelical)
  St. John's Church Records, Libertyville: 1925-1965 (Evangelical Lutheran)
  St. Matthew's Church Records, Lake Zurich: 1864- 1957 (Evangelical Lutheran)
HISTORY:   $10.00 per source includes copy of page from:
  Past and Present of Lake County, Illinois
  Portrait and Biographical Album of Lake County, Illinois
MARRIAGE: $10.00, includes copy of page & index page: 1839-1916
NATURALIZATIONS: $10.00, includes copy of page & index page 1864-1920.
OBITUARY FILE: $5.00 for specifically named individual, plus $1.00 for each additional member of the same family (same surname).  Obituaries are mostly from Waukegan News-Sun & the Daily Herald newspapers, but we have some other newspapers as well.  Also Cemetery index cards, with added information.
DEATH INDEX 1877-1903: $10.00 includes copy of page from index. 
FUNERAL HOMES  Peterson Funeral Home, Waukegan 1865-1945:  $10.00 includes a copy of both index page and listing page.
  Strang Funeral Home, Antioch 1912-1970:  $10.00 charge includes a copy of both index page and listing page.
  Strang Funeral Home, Grayslake - 1908-1964: $10.00 charge includes a copy of both index page and listing page.
Wills/Probate index Lake County Wills 1887-1949; $15.00, includes copy of index page and the actual Will that was filed in Lake County. You will receive the best possible copies that we can produce..
QUARTERLIES $5.00 per article if you include volume number, date and subject title.
1980-2012  Click here for selected quarterly topics.  Click here for an index to surnames mentioned in the quarterlies beginning in 2000.

LCIGS, P.O. Box 998, Mundelein, IL 60060-0998
Updated February 23, 2015