Grundy County

Official Website of Grundy County Government Offices

Genealogy Information

Grundy County Genealogy Indexes are available for public viewing. They are as follows:

  • Births 1877 thru 1915 - To be available to the public for genealogy the birth record must be 75 years or older.
  • Deaths – 1878 thru 1917 - The death record must be 20 years or older
  • Marriages – 1841 thru 1915 - The marriages have no date restriction, however a marriage must be 50 years or older to obtain the vital statistical information given on the back side of the license unless you are the bride or the groom

IN PERSON SEARCH:

If a genealogy searcher finds anything in the indexes, they may obtain a copy of that record for a $3.00 fee.

MAIL REQUEST SEARCH:

If the search is completed by mail request the fee is $9.00.
Click here for Genealogy Application for Search of Vital Records. (printable application)

Any search, either in person or by mail, that is done after the above years, a fee of $9.00 is charged whether the record is found or not. If a search is done and the record is not found you will still be charged the search fee and a form returned stating that we could not find it in our records.

All copies issued will be stamped “FOR GENEALOGICAL PURPOSES ONLY”.

When you are requesting a search the more information you can provide on the person you are searching, the more successful the search we can perform.

If requesting a copy by mail, click here for Genealogy Application for Search of Vital Records to print out a form. Return application with appropriate fee (check or money order payable to Grundy County Clerk) to:

Grundy County Clerk & Recorder
Genealogy Room 10
111 E Washington Street
Morris, IL 60450

Genealogy Search Hours: Monday thru Friday
8:00 am to 12 Noon
1:00 pm to 4:30 pm

Any questions:
Phone: 815-941-3368 ask for Genealogy
E-Mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

If you have no access to a printer - please include all information as indicated in the Genealogy Application for Search of Vital Records form.

 

Additional Sites to Help in Searching:

Click here to go to Illinois Vital Recods Site

Click here to visit The USGenWeb Project

Click here to search the Illinois State Archives