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Naper Settlement
Naper Settlement is the historical and research center for Naperville.  It has an extensive collection of historical records.
Naperville Heritage Collection
Illinois Digital Archives. This is a collection of online materials related to the city of Naperville, IL. This is also a portal to other Illinois digital archives.
Oswego Public Library
The Oswego Public Library has a large genealogy collection for the Oswego, Aurora area, and also houses the library works of the Fox Valley Genealogical Society.
Aurora Historical Society
Extensive research material for and collections for Kane County and Aurora.
Historic Maps of Aurora
Illinois Digital Archives. This is a collection of online maps related to the city of Aurora, IL. This is also a portal to other Illinois digital archives.
Dupage County Genealogical Society
DCGS identifies and preserves records having genealogical value, especially those of DuPage County, Illinois, and to make those records available to members and to the general public
Kane County Genealogical Society
The Kane County Genealogical Society has worked to bring resources and information services to those interested in learning more about their family history.
Will/Grundy Counties Genealogical Society
This society covers both Will and Grundy counties.
History of DuPage County, 1882
This database was drawn from the book, History of DuPage County, Ill. edited by Rufus Blanchard, 1882. It is a surname listing of the book. Try for the text of the book.
Illinois GenWeb
Access ot many Illinois records.
Illinois Societies
Genealogical, Historical, or Lineage Societies in Illinois
Illinois State Genealogical Society
The website of the Illinois State Genealogical Society! The ISGS website has been created to enhance your passion for genealogy. It not only features links to ISGS projects, but also links you to other records and resources throughout Illinois including those individual genealogical home pages that have an Illinois connection!
The primary purpose and function of is to connect people so that they can help each other and share genealogical research. Most resources on are designed to facilitate such connections.
US GenWeb
The USGenWeb Project is a group of volunteers working together to provide free genealogy websites for genealogical research in every county and every state of the United States. This Project is non-commercial and fully committed to free genealogy access for everyone.
World GenWeb
The WorldGenWeb Project is a non-profit, volunteer based organization dedicated to providing genealogical and historical records and resources for world-wide access!
National Genealogical Society
NGS was organized in 1903 to support individual genealogists and genealogy societies. They foster collaboration and best practices in advocacy, education, preservation, and research. NGS merged with the Federation of Genealogical Societies (FGS) in October, 2020.
Polish Genealogical Society of America
PGSA is a valuable source for material, data bases and support for researchers within and outside the Chicago area. PGSA is housed in Chicago in conjunction with the Polish Museum of America.
Genealogy Gems
Lisa Louise Cooke’s Genealogy Gems features the free Genealogy Gems Podcast, Elevenses with Lisa YouTube show, and blog articles. Visit
Illinois Historic Group Directory
Illinois Historic Group Directory brings history lovers together and promotes Illinois’ local and regional Historic assets. IHGD provides service links and custom schedules of preferred partners.
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