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From: Judith Mason <>
Subject: Re: [IRISH-IN-CHICAGO] Cook County Marriage Records for 1920s
Date: Sat, 17 Jan 2009 19:30:47 -0800 (PST)
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I just did a search of my mother's maiden name, Bilek, and found a number of 1920 marriages - only 1920 not '21, '22 etc.  It's a work in progress done by volunteers.  Want to speed things up?   Go to...................

Judie Mason
--- On Sat, 1/17/09, <> wrote:

From: <>
Subject: Re: [IRISH-IN-CHICAGO] Cook County Marriage Records for 1920s
Date: Saturday, January 17, 2009, 5:52 PM

Donna wrote <From what I am able to derive, the FHL has Cook County marriage
records  from 1871-1920.  The Cook County Clerk has an index that goes back to
 1930 with a promise to add more.  This leaves a gap of the 1920s, which
I'm  guessing many are looking for.  Is this accurate?  If so, does
 anyone know if progress has been made on the 1920s?   Donna>


Here is the link:  Just click on
the US, scroll down to Illinois, Cook County Marriages and click on that.

I have gotten half dozen Marriage Licenses from the site. It is great and it is
only 66% complete!


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