The Kankakee Valley Genealogical Society in Bourbonnais, Illinois has great online collections including Illinois birth and death records and with an annual $15/yr membership you get:

  • a free quarterly publication “Thea-Ki-Ki”

  • free queries in the quarterly

  • surname charts published in the quarterly

  • a single ancestor search of KVGS publications




Birth Marriage and Death records #OnGenealogy

 Illinois Birth, Marriage, & Death Records




Birth Records

County Birth Records




Death Records

County Death Records Index




Cemetery Information

Beebe Cemetery pictures

Leggtown Cemetery pictures

Mt Langham Cemetery pictures

Pilot Center Cemetery

Chief Yellowhead marker

K3 Daily Journal Obit Index, 2003 – 2018

1900 & 1915 Kankakee County Atlas

Manteno State Hosp Cemetery

Union Corners Cemetery

Barnett Cemetery pictures

St. Patricks Momence Cemetery

Momence Protestant Cemetery

Shrontz Cemetery

St. Paul’s Lutheran Cemetery

Sherburnville Cemetery

Mount Calvary Cemetery to 1945




KVGS Obituary Images





Residence records census land migration voting taxation #OnGenealogy

Illinois Residence Records


Census Records

County 1860 Census




County Township Map & Info





Daily Life Records school work church court government library social life #OnGenealogy

Illinois Daily Life Records


Church Records

County Church Records

St Stanislaus Catholic Polish Church K3

Church of the Immaculate Conception Sumner Twp




Ancestor Books

Aubertin Ancestors

Bergeron/Betourne Ancestors

Hebert/Abair Ancestors

Keller/Lamore Ancestors


Government Records

County records



Magazines & Publications

KVGS Centennial Indexes


Theakiki (Quarterly) & Index




Vintage Newspapers




K3 County Church photos

Kankakee Identified Photos

Kankakee Unidentified Photos

Kankakee Postcards




Member Surname List




KVGS Meetings

KVGS Inquiries

KVGS Membership Applications






Military records Wars Veterans #OnGenealogy

Illinois Military Records



World War I

County WWI Draft Records








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