Lake County (IL) Genealogical Society

Lookups Request Form

Policy as of: May 1, 2006
List updated January 08, 2014


If you wish look-ups to be done on more than one person please complete a Request Form for each person.

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
 
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Look-up Subject

Any identifying information on this person should be included in case there were people with duplicate names in the county. Please print legibly.
Name  
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.)
Advise each source you want searched by checking topic
and circling each specific source.

The price quoted includes photocopy of requested page plus title page,
if specific source has title page.
Check
here
Topics available: circle only those sources to be searched
  BIRTH:  $10.00 includes copy from Lake County Birth Indexes: (1866-1915)
  CEMETERY BOOKS: $10.00 per source includes copy of page from:
  Antioch Township Cemetery Inscriptions: (Includes Benedictine Abbey, Grass Lake, Hickory, Union, Hillside, and Mount Carmel).
  Avon Township Cemetery Inscriptions: (Includes Avon Centre, Druce, Fort Hill, Cranberry Lake, Grayslake, and St. Joseph).
  Cuba Twp. Includes: White Memorial, St. Paul.
  Ela Township Tombstone Inscriptions: Ela township contains 7 Cemeteries: Lake Zurich, 1893-2009, Briggs, 1845-1909, Bennett, 1840-1865, Fairfield, 1844-2006, St. Mathew, 1863-2001, Pahlman, 1900-1910, & Lake Zurich Golf Course Cemetery, 1912.
  Fremont  Township Cemetery Inscriptions: (Includes St. Mary's Fremont Center, 1865-1980, and Transfiguration 1865-1980).
  Grant Township Cemeteries: (Includes Grant, St. Bede's Cemetery Inscriptions).
  Great Lake Naval Cemetery 1913-1996
  Lake Villa Township Cemetery Inscriptions: (Includes Angola, East Fox Lake, Home Oaks, and Sand Lake.
  Libertyville Township Cemetery Inscriptions: (Includes Lakeside, St. Mary's of the Lake Seminary, Ascension, and Lake County Poor Farm).
  Moraine Township: Includes: St. Mary Catholic, Daggitt, Mooney.
  Newport Township Cemetery Inscriptions: Includes Millburn (up to 2009), St. Patrick's in Wadsworth IL (up to 2004)
  Vernon Township Cemetery Inscriptions: (Includes Diamond Lake 1853-1998, Gridley Family 1835-1931, Vernon/Half Day, Knopf, Long Grove, and St. Mary's of Buffalo Grove).
  Warren Township Cemeteries: (Includes Warren Tombstone Inscriptions and Burial Records 1839-1995).
  Wauconda Township Cemeteries:  (Includes St. Peter's in Volo, Fisher Family, Hope Grove (Shaw Family), Volo, Wauconda & Slocum).
  Union Cemetery (also known as Spaulding Corner Cemetery), Waukegan, IL.  The book contains: name, age, birth date, death date, residence, undertaker and cause of death, if known.
  Waukegan Township: St. Mary Catholic.
  Lake County IL Veterans of the Armed Forces of U.S. buried Prior to July 1, 1955
  CENSUS EXTRACT BOOKS: $10.00 per source includes copy of page from: 
  Federal Census for Lake County IL for 1840, 1850, 1860, 1870, 1880, 1900 and 1930 for the following townships:  Fremont, Grant, Warren, Libertyville, Cuba, Newport, Lake Villa, Wauconda, Avon, Cuba, Ela, and Vernon
  Illinois State Census for 1865
  Index to the 1862 Military Census of Lake County
  CHURCH:  $10.00 per source includes copy of page from:
  Mother of God Church Deaths and Burials 1903-1991 (Catholic Slovakian church)
  Long Grove Church Records, Book I, 1846-1878, (German Reformed Evangelical church)
  Long Grove Church Records, Book II, 1879-1918 (German Reformed Evangelical church)
  St. John Evangelical Lutheran Church Records 1924-1965
  St. Matthew Evangelical Lutheran Church Records 1864- 1957
  COUNTY HISTORIES:  $10.00 per source includes copy of page from:
  Past and Present of Lake County (Pub. 1877), IL
  Portrait  and Biographical Album of Lake County, IL (Pub. 1891)
  FUNERAL HOMES:  
  Peterson Funeral Home, Index to Burials - 1865-1945:  $10.00 charge yields photocopy of both index page plus actual burial record from microfilm, if death occurred before Sept. 23, 1937.  After Sept. 23, 1937, contact Peterson Funeral Home for actual record.
  Strang Funeral Home, Antioch 1912-1970:  $10.00 charge yields photocopy of both index page plus extracted burial record.
  Strang Funeral Home Records, Grayslake, IL - 1908-1964: $10.00 charge yields photocopy of both index page plus extracted burial record.
  MARRIAGE:  $10.00 per topic includes copy of page from:
  Lake County, IL Marriage Index: 1839-1916
  NATURALIZATION:  $10.00 per topic, includes copy of index page and  information extracted from: Naturalizations 1854-1920.
  OBITUARY FILE:  $5.00 for specifically named individual, plus $1.00 for each additional member of the same family (same surname).  Mostly Waukegan News-Sun from the 1950s to present; some earlier; some from other papers. 
  DEATH INDEX - Lake County, IL 1877-1901: $10.00 includes copy of page from index. 
  DEATH RECORD - Lake County, IL 1902-1903: $10.00 includes copy of both index page, plus extracted information from death record. 
  Probates & Wills : $10.00 per topic includes copy of index page and digital photo of actual Will/Probate.
  PROBATE: Lake County IL Probate Index 1848-1963, actual probate records on microfilm until about 1900.  Probate files vary in size.  We will check the index for the name for $10.00, includes copy of index entry.  If the specific name is found in the index then the corresponding probate file itself will be examined. Copies of the probate file will be charged at an additional 25 cents per page.  You will be notified of the number of pages in the probate file so you can send the correct payment.

The copies are negative images, meaning white on black, and many older ones are difficult to read as they are in longhand and some have faded.  You will receive the best possible copies that we can produce.
  WILLS: Lake County IL Will Index 1847-1949.  We have the actual books from the courthouse.  Bring your own camera and you can make a digital copy of your file in our reading room, or you can write to us and we will photocopy your file and E-mail it to you, or snail mail if you don't have access to a computer. Most wills are 1-2 pages and are included in look up fee. (If they are larger files, you will be notified of the additional postage price).
  QUARTERLIES:  $5.00 per article if you give volume number, date and subject title.
-1980-2005  Click here for selected quarterly topics.  Click here for an index to surnames mentioned in the quarterlies beginning in 1992.


LCIGS, P.O. Box 998, Mundelein, IL 60060-0998
Updated January 08, 2014