I can provide Chicago death certificate images, 1878-1947, for less than half the price you'd pay to get them from the County Clerk's office. I can also provide color scans of divorce, probate, and naturalization records available through the Circuit Court Archives. Learn More.
Large-city research can be daunting. I offer guidance on how to find the most sought-after records for local research. Learn More
Many Chicago vital records are available online for free. My list of online resources for Chicago and Cook County genealogy research gives you easy access to the most useful websites for local research. Access Links
I've offered focused Chicago research since 2003 and I've learned a lot along the way. I use my blog to share the insights I discover as I work with Chicago records. Read My Blog
I started a Facebook group called "Chicago Genealogy" to encourage researchers to share their expertise with one another and it's now 800+ members strong. If you can't find the answer to your question on my tutorial pages, someone there might be able to help. Chicago Genealogy Facebook Group
ChicagoGenealogy is the work of a family history enthusiast who has been researching her own tree for more than 30 years. Learn More.