LaSalle County ILGenWeb


Welcome to LaSalle County ILGenWeb! It is a pleasure to have you visit this free genealogical site about the history of LaSalle County, Illinois. We hope you find helpful clues for your research of LaSalle county ancestors. Norma Hass, Temporary Administrator, normahass01@gmail.com

This county is available for adoption by a volunteer with an interest in LaSalle County genealogy and time to dedicate to making this a great county in the tradition of ILGenWeb. If you are interested contact the ILGenWeb State Coordinator to discuss county adoption.


County Formation: LaSalle County was established in 1831 from parts of Putnam and unorganized Tazewell Counties. LaSalle County was named for the famous French explorer Robert de la Salle. The original LaSalle County covered parts of present-day Kendall, Livingston and Marshall counties. Its current boundaries were established in 1843.

Cemeteries

Obituaries

Churches

Queries

The History of LaSalle County, Illinois 1877

The Past & Present of LaSalle Co. 1877

The Biographical and Genealogical Record of LaSalle County, Illinois 1900

Prairie Farmer's Directory 1917

Civil War


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If you could not find your ancestors in the above search site, try the LaSalle County Surname Helper site, which is alphabetized, and you may find it under a similar spelling. Over 10,000 Surnames indexed in this site so far!


Places in LaSalle County:

Blakes
Cedar Point
Dana
Danway
Dayton
Dimmick
Earlville
Garfield
Grand Ridge
Harding
Kangley
Kernan
LaSalle
Leland
Leonore
Lostant
Marseilles
Mendota
Meriden
Milla
Naplate
Oglesby
Ottawa (County Seat) 
Peru
Prairie Center
Priscilla
Ransom
Richards
Rutland
Seneca
Serena
Sheridan
South Ottawa
Stavanger
Streator
Sulphur Springs
Ticona
Tonica
Troy Grove
Vermilionville
Utica
Waltham
Wedron
Welland
Wilsman

 Useful LaSalle County Addresses

LaSalle County Genealogy Guild 
115 West Glover Ottawa, Illinois 61350 
(815) 433-5261  
Open Monday - Saturday

Peru Public Library 
1409 11th Street 
  Peru, IL 61354  
(815) 223-0229 
 Fax: (815) 223-1559  

Downtown Courthouse 
Madison & Columbus St.
Ottawa, Illinois 61350 
Available Records: 
Probate 1839, Court 1870, Naturalization 1840, School 1900's

Courthouse (New Complex) 
Etna Road
Ottawa, Illinois 61350 
Available Records: 
Marriage 1831, Birth 1877,  Death 1877, Land 1819

Illinois Regional Archives Depository 
Swen Parson Hall  Northern Illinois University
DeKalb, IL 60115
 
Telephone: (815) 753-1779 
Hours: M-F 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m 

Reddick Library 
1010 Canal Street  
Ottawa, IL 61350-4998 
Phone: (815)434-0509 
 
FAX: (815)434-2634  

Links to Neighboring Counties

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Bureau County
Putnam County 
Marshall County 
Woodford County 
Livingston County 
Grundy County
Kendall County
Kane County
DeKalb County
Lee County 

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