Birth records in Illinois

I have access to the following central Illinois county birth records:

From the Illinois State Archives:

Cook    Cook Co Index to Births 1871-1916 (INDEX ONLY - index printing= 50 cents per page)


From the Illinois Regional Archives Depository at University of Illinois, Springfield campus

($5.00 per search  - If found, this fee covers printing first page; 50 cents each additional page)

BOND  BIRTH RECORD INDEX  1865  1915  UIS (NOTE: most of the births prior to 1880 were Delayed Birth Certificates)

BOND  BIRTH RECORD  1877  1915  UIS  (see NOTE directly above)

CASS BIRTH CERTIFICATES (ASHLAND TWP) 1917 1950 UIS 4/0176/03

CASS BIRTH RECORD 1860 1915 UIS 4/0315/04

CASS BIRTH RECORD INDEX 1860 1915 UIS 4/0315/02

CASS DEATH CERTIFICATES, STILLBIRTHS (ASHLAND TWP) 1918 1926 UIS 4/0176/04

CASS DEATH RECORD, STILLBIRTHS 1878 1898 UIS 4/0315/05

CHRISTIAN COUNTY - none at UIS IRAD, but I can search the index books at Christian Co Clerk's office - email me!

FAYETTE BIRTH AND DEATH RECORD INDEX 1877 1917 UIS 4/0225/05

FAYETTE BIRTH CERTIFICATES 1860 1921 UIS 4/0225/16 (most prior to 1878 were Delayed Birth Certificates)

FAYETTE BIRTH RECORD 1877 1917 UIS 4/0179/05

FAYETTE BIRTH RECORD INDEX 1860 1925 UIS 4/0225/07

GREENE  BIRTH INDEX 1877-1981 UIS

GREENE  BIRTH RECORDS 1877-1901 UIS

GREENE  BIRTH DELAYED CERTIFICATES 1862-1972 UIS

JERSEY BIRTH RECORD 1878 1932 UIS 4/0189/01

JERSEY BIRTH RECORD INDEX 1868 1967 UIS 4/0190/01

JERSEY DEATH RECORD, STILLBIRTHS 1905 1932 UIS 4/0189/03

MACON BIRTH RECORD 1877 1917 UIS 4/0296/02

MACON BIRTH RECORD INDEX 1850 1890 UIS 4/0296/01

MACON DEATH RECORD, STILLBIRTHS 1878 1902 UIS 4/0296/08

MACOUPIN BIRTH RECORD (STAUNTON) 1920 1949 UIS 4/0235/14

MACOUPIN BIRTH RECORD INDEX 1870 1899 UIS 4/0235/21

MENARD BIRTH RECORD 1877 1903 UIS 4/0316/03 (no index)

MONTGOMERY BIRTH CERTIFICATES 1862 1957 UIS 4/0212/07

MONTGOMERY BIRTH RECORD (LITCHFIELD) 1918 1928 UIS 4/0231/07

MONTGOMERY BIRTH RECORD INDEX 1877 1918 UIS 4/0212/06

MORGAN BIRTH CERTIFICATE INDEX, DELAYED 1858 1878 UIS 4/0317/01

MORGAN BIRTH CERTIFICATES 1858 1900 UIS 4/0317/03

MORGAN BIRTH RECORD INDEX 1878 1975 UIS 4/0317/02

MORGAN DEATH RECORD, STILLBIRTHS 1878 1922 UIS 4/0317/06

SANGAMON BIRTH CERTIFICATES, DELAYED (SPRINGFIELD) 1923 1979 UIS 4/0158/01

SANGAMON BIRTH RECORD (SPRINGFIELD ONLY) 1912 1917 UIS 4/0158/02

SCOTT BIRTH AFFIDAVIT RECORD, CH. OF CIVIL WAR CASUALTIES 1861 1875 UIS 4/0308/09

SCOTT BIRTH CERTIFICATES 1880 1900 UIS 4/0308/08

SCOTT BIRTH RECORD 1877 1903 UIS 4/0308/07

SCOTT BIRTH RECORD INDEX 1877 1903 UIS 4/0308/06


From the Offices of the following County Clerks in central Illinois:

SANGAMON - their fee of $20.00, plus $6.00

CHRISTIAN - $19 per birth record/cert

More central Illinois counties to be added, as soon as I verify their fees


I can only search and print from the Index pages for Cook County.  For the actual Cook County pre-1916 birth record/certificate, I highly recommend Cynthia -  her website is www.chicagogenealogy.com

this page updated Jan. 21, 2008