US, Illinois—County Marriages 1810-1934 [Part C]

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 Skill Level: Advanced

  • This project is recommended for experienced volunteers who are comfortable with the indexing process, system features, and reading a variety of old handwriting styles.

Characteristics of This Project

  • All records are marriage records.
  • Each batch includes up to 20 images.
  • Images may include just one record or many records.

 Description of the Records

  • Most of the records were handwritten or typed on preprinted forms.
  • Images may include registers, with multiple marriages on each page. 
  • Images may also include different individual documents, that relate to the same marriage. These documents may be on separate, successive images, or on the same image.
  • Some records include overlays, which normally are small handwritten notes. Click here to see instructions for how to index the overlays.

Additional Information

Access Restriction

  • There are no restrictions associated with this collection. The completed index and links to digital images will be freely accessible online to the general public when the collection is published.

How to Help with This Project

  • If you have not already done so, you must register as an indexing volunteer. To register and download and install the indexing program, click here for the indexing home page. Click on Get Started, and follow the instructions on the page.
  • After you register, click the Begin Indexing link on the indexing home page, and sign in to the indexing program with your user name and passwor. Then click the Download Batch... button, and select this project name from the list. To see the project name on the list, you may need to select Show all projects at the top of the Download Batch window.