Enter the individual's name in the format: last name comma space first name space middle initial (for example, Smith, John D). The first name and middle initial may be omitted to accomplish a surname search. Searches are not case sensitive: you may use any combination of upper and lower case letters. The following types of searches may be conducted:
The creation of Illinois Statewide Death index is an ongoing project of the Illinois State Archives. The task of entering all Illinois deaths before 1916 is far from complete.
View a list of counties and date spans in Illinois Statewide Death Index.
More information about how to obtain copies of original death records.