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calumet-steel (inactive) A mailing list for anyone with a genealogical interest in steelworkers in the Calumet Region that ranges from South Chicago, Illinois, to Gary, Indiana, and the surrounding area of the Illinois and Indiana shores of Lake Michigan.
chicago-bohemians (inactive) The Bohemians who settled in the Chicago, Illinois, area.
chicago-czechs (inactive) The Czechs who settled in the Chicago, Illinois, area.
chicago-polish Polish genealogy research in Chicago, Illinois USA
cook-co-il Cook County, Illinois.
dutch-midwest (inactive) the ancestors and descendants of the Dutch immigrants (ca.1850 to WWI) who settled in the Chicago (Roseland) and South Holland, Illinois area and other Dutch 'colonies' in the surrounding states.
iladams Adams County, Illinois. Interested individuals may want to check out the Adams County ILGenWeb page at http://www.rootsweb.com/~iladams/.
iladams-chat
ilalexan ILALEXAN Mailing List is for discussions of Alexander County Illinois ancestors, family history, county history, and related genealogy topics. Please visit the related Alexander County ILGenWeb site at http://alexander.illinoisgenweb.org/
il-barrington (inactive) the town of Barrington, Illinois and surrounding areas. Barrington in divided by four counties (Cook, Lake, McHenry, and Kane), town boundaries have been fluid throughout the years, and Lake Zurich, Palatine, and Arlington Heights have played a part in many of the residents' lives.
ilbond Genealogy list for Bond County, Illinois
ilboone Boone County, Illinois Genealogy Group
ilbrown Brown County, Illinois Genealogy Group
ilbureau Bureau County Illinois Genealogy and History
ilcalhou ILCALHOUN@groups.io
ilcarrol A mailing list for anyone with a genealogical interest in Carroll County, Illinois. Interested individuals may want to check out the Carroll County ILGenWeb page.
ilcass Cass County, Illinois Genealogy Group
il-cemeteries A mailing list for anyone searching for their ancestors in Illinois cemeteries and anyone interested in preserving historical information about Illinois cemeteries and sharing information about them.
il-census-lookup A mailing list for anyone desiring a check of this state's census records for their ancestors. Requests should be as specific as possible and include county name, specific family of interest, and year whenever possible. In addition, those who own or have access to census records and are willing to do lookups are asked to subscribe and assist in responding to queries.
il-central central Illinois (i.e.,Bond, Cass, Christian, Clinton, DeWitt, Fayette, Logan, Macon, Marion, Marshall, Mason, McLean, Menard, Montgomery, Peoria, Sangamon, Stark, Tazewell,
ilchampa A mailing list for anyone with a genealogical interest in Champaign County, Illinois. Interested individuals may want to check out the Champaign County ILGenWeb page below:
il-chicago-norwegians Chicago, Cook, Illinois Genealogy Group
ilchrist Christian County, Illinois. Interested individuals may want to check out the Christian County ILGenWeb page at http://www.rootsweb.com/~ilchrist.
il-civil-war Civil War researchers in Illinois.
ilclark Clark County, Illinois Genealogy Group
ilclay ILCLAY Mailing List is for discussions of Clay County Illinois ancestors, family history, county history, and related genealogy topics. Please visit the related Clay County ILGenWeb site at http://clay.illinoisgenweb.org/
ilclinto Clinton County, Illinois Genealogy Group
ilcoles A mailing list for anyone with a genealogical or historical interest in Coles County, Illinois. Interested individuals may want to check out the information provided at the Coles County ILGenWeb and the Coles County Trails to the Past web sites listed below.
il-cook-chicago Chicago, Cook, Illinois Genealogy Group
il-cook-elkgrove A mailing list for anyone with a genealogical interest in Elk Grove Township, Cook County, Illinois.
il-cook-palatine (inactive) A mailing list for anyone with a genealogical interest in Elk Palatine Township, Cook County, Illinois.
il-cook-schaumburg A mailing list for anyone with a genealogical interest in the town of Schaumburg, Cook County, Illinois
ilcrawfo Crawford County, Illinois Genealogy Group
ilcumber Cumberland County, Illinois. Interested individuals may want to check out the Cumberland County ILGenWeb page at http://www.rootsweb.com/~ilcumber/.
ildekalb A mailing list for anyone with a genealogical interest in DeKalb County, Illinois. Interested individuals may want to check out the DeKalb County ILGenWeb page below:
ildewitt A mailing list for anyone with a genealogical interest in DeWitt County, Illinois. Interested individuals may want to check out the DeWitt County ILGenWeb page below:
ildougla ILDOUGLA Mailing List is for discussions of Douglas County Illinois ancestors, family history, county history, and related genealogy topics. Please visit the related Douglas County ILGenWeb site at http://douglas.illinoisgenweb.org/
ildupage A mailing list for anyone with a genealogical interest in DuPage County, Illinois. Interested individuals may want to check out the DuPage County ILGenWeb page.
il-eastern the eastern region of Illinois encompassing the counties of Champaign, Clark, Clay, Coles, Crawford, Cumberland, Douglas, Edgar, Effingham, Ford, Iroquois, Jasper, Kankakee, Lawrence, Livingston, Moultrie, Piatt, Richland, Shelby, and Vermilion.
iledgar Edgar County, Illinois. Interested individuals may want to check out the Edgar County ILGenWeb page at http://www.rootsweb.com/~iledgar/edgar.htm.
iledward A mailing list for anyone with a genealogical interest in Edwards County, Illinois. Interested individuals may want to check out the Edwards County ILGenWeb page below:
ileffing Effingham County, Illinois Genealogy Group
ilfayett Fayette County, Illinois. Interested individuals may want to check out the Fayette County ILGenWeb page at http://www.rootsweb.com/~ilfayett/ilfayette.htm.
ilford ILFORD Mailing List is for genealogical discussions of Ford County IL ancestors, see http://ford.illinoisgenweb.org/
ilfrankl Franklin County, Illinois Genealogy Group
il-freedmen A mailing list for anyone with a genealogical interest in Freedmen in Illinois from all ethnic backgrounds (e.g., African, Native American, Caucasian).
ilfulton Fulton County, Illinois Genealogy Group
ilgallat Gallatin County, Illinois Genealogy Group
il-ghosttowns A mailing list for anyone with a genealogical or historical interest in the ghost towns of Illinois.
ilgreene ILGREENE@groups.io
ilgrundy Grundy County, Illinois Genealogy Group
ilhamilt Hamilton County, Illinois. Interested individuals may want to check out the Hamilton County ILGenWeb page at http://www.rootsweb.com/~ilhamilt/.
ilhancoc A mailing list for anyone with a genealogical interest in Hancock County, Illinois. Interested individuals may want to check out the Hancock County ILGenWeb page below:
ilhardin ILHARDIN Mailing List is for genealogical discussions of Hardin County IL ancestors, see http://hardin.illinoisgenweb.org/
ilhender Henderson County, Illinois Genealogy Group
ilhenry Henry County Illinois Genealogy
il-history (inactive) A mailing list for genealogical discussions related to the history of Illinois.
il-indian-cemeteries (inactive) A mailing list for those searching for their Illinois Native American ancestors. Many of the cemeteries have been destroyed over the years and with others' help, possibly this list will help find lost Indian ancestors.
iliroquo Iroquois County, Illinois Genealogy Group
iljackso ILJACKSO Mailing List is for genealogical discussions of Jackson County IL ancestors, see http://jackson.illinoisgenweb.org/
iljasper This mailing list is for the discussion of genealogical and historical information about Jasper County, Illinois. Interested individuals may want to check out the Jasper County ILGenWeb page noted below.
il-jasperco-roots (inactive) A mailing list for anyone with a genealogical interest in Jasper County, Illinois. Interested individuals may want to check out the Jasper County ILGenWeb website below:
iljeffer Jefferson County, Illinois Genealogy Group
iljersey ILJERSEY@groups.io
iljodavi Jo Daviess County, Illinois. Interested individuals may want to check out the Jo Daviess County ILGenWeb page at http://www.rootsweb.com/~iljodavi/.
iljohnso Johnson County, Illinois. Interested individuals may want to check out the Johnson County ILGenWeb page at http://www.rootsweb.com/~iljohnso.
ilkane Kane County, Illinois. Interested individuals may want to check out the Kane County ILGenWeb page at http://www.rootsweb.com/~ilkane.
ilkankak Kankakee County, Illinois Genealogy Group
ilkendal Kendall County, Illinois. Interested individuals may want to check out the Kendall County ILGenWeb page at http://www.rootsweb.com/~ilkendal/.
ilknox Knox County, Illinois. Interested individuals may want to check out the Knox County ILGenWeb page at http://www.rootsweb.com/~ilknox/knindex.htm.
illake Lake County, Illinois Genealogy Group
illasall LaSalle County, Illinois. Interested individuals may want to check out the LaSalle County ILGenWeb page at http://www.rootsweb.com/~illasall/.
illawren Lawrence County, Illinois Genealogy Group
illee A mailing list for anyone with a genealogical interest in Lee County, Illinois. Interested individuals may want to check out the Lee County ILGenWeb page below:
illinois-tttp This will be used as a state mail list for communication to the county administrators for the Trails to the Past Project.
illiving Livingston County, Illinois Genealogy Group
illogan Logan County, Illinois, genealogy
il-longnine (inactive) A mailing list for the discussion and sharing of information regarding the ancestors and descendants of the "Long Nine", a group of legislators from Sangamon County, Illinois, that included Senators Archer G. Herndon and Job Fletcher and Representatives Abraham Lincoln, Ninian Wirt Edwards, John Dawson, Andrew McCormick, Dan Stone, William F. Elkin, and Robert L. Wilson. The name "The Long Nine" comes from the fact that these men averaged six feet in height and weighed over 200 pounds. Their efforts in the 1836-1838 legislative session were successful in moving the State capital from Vandalia to Springfield.
ilmacon Macon County IL Genealogy
ilmacoup ILMACOUP Mailing List is for discussions of Macoupin County Illinois ancestors, family history, county history, and related genealogy topics. Please visit the related Macoupin ILGenWeb site at http://macoupin.illinoisgenweb.org/
ilmadiso ILMADISON@groups.io
ilmaga A mailing list for the discussion and sharing of information regarding the activities of the Morgan Area Genealogical Association of Illinois and the Waverly Genealogical & Historical Society, and genealogical resources available in Cass, Greene, Macoupin, Menard, Morgan, Sangamon and Scott counties. Free online resources for this area can be found on the Researching Your Roots in Central Illinois web site below, which includes census, cemetery, church, deaths, etc. resources contributed by these two Societies.
ilmarion Marion County, Illinois. Interested individuals may want to check out the Marion County ILGenWeb page at http://www.rootsweb.com/~ilmarion/marionco.htm.
ilmarsha ILMARSHA Mailing List is for discussions of Marshall County Illinois ancestors, family history, county history, and related genealogy topics. Please visit the related Marshall ILGenWeb site at http://marshall.illinoisgenweb.org/
ilmason Mason County, Illinois Genealogy Group
ilmassac Massac County, Illinois. Interested individuals may want to check out the Massac County ILGenWeb page at http://www.rootsweb.com/~ilmassac/.
ilmcdono A mailing list for anyone with a genealogical interest in McDonough County, Illinois. Interested individuals may want to check out the McDonough County ILGenWeb page below:
il-mcgs A mailing list, sponsored by the Massac County (Illinois) Genealogical Society (MCGS), for anyone with a genealogical or historical interest in Massac County. Additional information can be found on the MCGS website at http://www.rootsweb.com/~ilmcgs/.
ilmchenr McHenry County, Illinois. Interested individuals may want to check out the McHenry County ILGenWeb page at http://www.rootsweb.com/~ilmchenr/.
ilmclean McLean County, Illinois Genealogy Group
ilmenard Menard County, Illinois Genealogy Group
ilmercer Mercer County, Illinois. Interested individuals may want to check out the Mercer County ILGenWeb page at http://www.rootsweb.com/~ilmercer/.
ilmonroe Monroe County, Illinois Genealogy Group
ilmontgo Montgomery County, Illinois. Interested individuals may want to check out the Montgomery County ILGenWeb page at http://www.rootsweb.com/~ilmontgo/
ilmorgan Morgan County, Illinois Genealogy Group
ilmoultr Moultrie County, Illinois. Interested individuals may want to check out the Moultrie County ILGenWeb page at http://www.rootsweb.com/~ilmoult2.
il-northern (inactive) anyone with a genealogical or historical interest in the Northern counties of Illinois.
il-obits A mailing list for the posting of obituaries from Illinois newspapers.
ilogle Ogle County, Illinois. Interested individuals may want to check out the Ogle County ILGenWeb page at http://www.rootsweb.com/~ilogle/.
il-old-news A mailing list for the submission of abstracts, extracts and links from Illinois newspapers published prior to 1931. Newspapers contain much of the information that may not be found elsewhere such as births, marriages, deaths, court notices, etc. They also provide community news and many fascinating details about the lives of our ancestors. Additional information can be found on the Newspaper Abstracts website below:
ilpeoria Peoria County, Illinois Genealogy Group
ilperry Perry County, Illinois. Interested individuals may want to check out the Perry County ILGenWeb page at http://www.rootsweb.com/~ilperry/.
ilpiatt Piatt County, Illinois. Interested individuals may want to check out the Piatt County ILGenWeb page at http://www.rootsweb.com/~ilpiatt/piatt.htm.
ilpike A mailing list for anyone with a genealogical or historical interest in Pike County, Illinois. Interested individuals may want to check out the Pike County ILGenWeb sites noted below.
ilpope A mailing list for anyone with a genealogical interest in Pope County, Illinois. Interested individuals may want to check out the Pope County ILGenWeb page below:
ilpulask ILPULASK Mailing List is for genealogical discussions of Pulaski County IL ancestors, see http://pulaski.illinoisgenweb.org/
ilputnam "old" Putnam County, Illinois which includes the current areas of Putnam and Marshall counties. Interested individuals may want to check out the Putnam County ILGenWeb page at http://www.rootsweb.com/~ilputnam/index.htm and the Marshall County ILGenWeb page at http://www.rootsweb.com/~ilmarsha/index.htm.
ilrandol Randolph County, Illinois. Interested individuals may want to check out the Randolph County ILGenWeb page below:
il-rhbal (inactive) A mailing list for the discussion and sharing of information regarding research hindered by adoption laws in Illinois including tips for learning more about the adoptee's birth family.
ilrichla Genealogy list for Richland County, Illinois
ilrockis Rock Island County, Illinois. Interested individuals may want to check out the Rock Island County ILGenWeb page at http://www.rootsweb.com/~ilrockis/.
ilroots Illinois Roots Genealogy Group (ILROOTS)
ilsaline Saline County, Illinois. Interested individuals may want to check out the Saline County ILGenWeb page at http://www.rootsweb.com/~ilsaline.
ilsangam A mailing list for anyone with a genealogical interest in Sangamon County, Illinois. Interested individuals may want to check out the Sangamon County ILGenWeb page below:
ilschuyl Schuyler County, Illinois. Interested individuals may want to check out the Schuyler County ILGenWeb page at http://www.rootsweb.com/~ilschuyl/.
ilscott Scott County, Illinois Genealogy Group
ilshelby A mailing list for anyone with a genealogical interest in Shelby County, Illinois. Interested individuals may want to check out the Shelby County ILGenWeb page below:
il-southern Southern counties of Illinois (Alexander, Edwards, Franklin, Gallatin, Hamilton, Hardin, Jackson, Jefferson, Johnson, Massac, Monroe, Perry, Pope, Pulaski, Randolph, Saline, Wabash, Wayne, White, Williamson, Union).
ilstanne that concentrates on the genealogy and related family/regional history of the French-speaking families who emigrated to Illinois in the mid-1800s (mostly from Quebec, but also from Belgium, Switzerland, etc.) to establish the town of St. Anne and other towns in the vicinity (Kankakee and Iroquois counties). We follow those families back to their earliest origins and track them as they move to other states - notably Kansas, Nebraska, and Wisconsin.
ilstark A mailing list for anyone with a genealogical interest in Stark County, Illinois. Interested individuals may want to check out the Stark County ILGenWeb page below:
ilstclai St. Clair County, Illinois Genealogy Group
ilstephe Stephenson County, Illinois Genealogy Group
iltazewe A mailing list for anyone with a genealogical, cultural, or historical interest in Tazewell County, Illinois. Interested individuals may want to check out the Tazewell County ILGenWeb page listed below
il-teutopolis (inactive) The town of Teutopolis, Effingham County, Illinois.
il-traces (inactive) This mailing list (a tool of the ILGenWeb Archives) is a primary place to post those items of interest to Illinois research. If you have an obituary, marriage, will, deed, etc. of your Illinois Ancestors, feel free to post it to this list or email it to Gerelyn Reaves, the Illinois Archives Manager, at Gerelyn222@aol.com. Please note that anything posted here to this list will placed in the Illinois USGenWeb Archives and may be used by the Illinois County Coordinators on their County web pages. Queries on your specific research efforts or the surnames you are researching should not be posted to this list.
ilunion Union County, Illinois. Interested individuals may want to check out the Union County ILGenWeb page at http://www.hostville.com/ilun.
ilvermil Vermilion County, Illinois Genealogy Group
ilwabash A mailing list for anyone with a genealogical interest in Wabash County, Illinois. Interested individuals may want to check out the Wabash County ILGenWeb page below:
ilwarren A mailing list for anyone with a genealogical interest in Warren County, Illinois. Interested individuals may want to check out the Warren County ILGenWeb page.
ilwashin Washington County, Illinois Genealogy Group
ilwayne Wayne County, Illinois. Interested individuals may want to check out the Wayne County ILGenWeb page at http://www.rootsweb.com/~ilwayne/.
il-western (inactive) the western region of Illinois encompassing the counties of Adams, Brown, Calhoun, Fulton, Greene, Hancock, Henderson, Henry, Jersey, Knox, Macoupin, McDonough, Madison, Mercer, Morgan, Pike, Rock Island, St. Clair, Schuyler, Scott, and Warren.
ilwhite White County, Illinois Genealogy Group
ilwhites Whiteside County, Illinois Genealogy Group
ilwill Will County, Illinois Genealogy Group
ilwillia Williamson County, Illinois Genealogy Group
ilwinneb Winnebago County, Illinois Genealogy Group
ilwoodfo Woodford County, Illinois Genealogy Group
irish-in-chicago (inactive) A mailing list for anyone with Irish roots in Chicago, Illinois
pullman-company (inactive) A mailing list for anyone with a genealogical or historical interest in the Pullman Palace Car Company (founded 1867) and their ancestors who were associated with it. The list will address the Pullman Company; Pullman Palace Car Company; Pullman Car Works; Pullman porters; and the town of Pullman, Illinois, near Chicago, which was built for Pullman employees.
sar-il A mailing list for the discussion and sharing of information regarding the activities of the Illinois Chapter of the Sons of the American Revolution and genealogical resources related to these activities.
soil (inactive) A mailing list for anyone with a genealogical interest in Southern Illinois, from an east-west line running through St. Louis. Additional information can be found on the Welcome to SOIL-L website at http://www.rootsweb.com/~ilsoil/welcomeSoil.html .