Illinois Digital Newspaper Collection

With nearly 7 million free searchable scanned newspaper articles dating back to 1831, the Illinois Digital Newspaper Collection can be a very helpful resource for genealogists.

What This Free Genealogy Site Includes:

  • scanned newspaper articles from across the US
  • find birth, marriage and death information (obituaries)
  • search for ancestors that may have been mentioned in various newspaper articles

Research Locations:

  • United States

Visit the Illinois Digital Newspaper Collection 

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