Welcome to the Cook County ILGenWeb home page. 

This county is currently being maintained by Dennis Partridge who has no ties to Cook County, Illinois. I am interested in getting some local helpers or assistance from those with an interest in Cook County! Are you interested in Cook County Genealogy and helping other researchers? Then you may be the perfect fit for you! Please contact me!

The resources on this website are provided to as aids for your genealogy and family history research.  The information has all been donated and we always welcome contributions!

Cook County was created January 15, 1831 from Putnam County. Named after Daniel Cook, the county was the 54th county of the state.

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