2. Vital Records From Chicago Newspapers, 1849 - 1871
The events took place in Cook County as well as many of the northern counties in Illinois. Our online index gives the following information: surname, 1st name, place, event, year. The place can be either where the event took place or where someone was from. The event can be a i.e. marriage, death, court action, etc.
Legend of newspapers: CR (Chicago Republican), WP (Watchman of the Prairies).