Good Sources of Free Information
Illinois States Archives
- Illinois Genealogical Society
- The official website of genealogy in Illinois.
- Illinois State Historical Society
- The official website
- The Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum
- The largest presidential library in America, the ALPLM has a large, rich collection of Illinois history and genealogy.
- Map Quest
- Map Quest is a free source for maps and directions throughout the U.S.
Geographic Names Information System
Locates any named town, village, landmark, or natural feature in the United States.
- Family Search
- Family Search is a large database of names and vital records maintained by the Chrurch of Latter-Day Saints
Find a Grave
US Gen Web