Kankakee Valley Genealogical Society

Serving the Kankakee County  Area

P.O. Box 442, Bourbonnais, Illinois 60914

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Society Information K3 County Cemeteries Web Projects & Databases Misc
Cemetery Information County records
Beebe Cemetery pictures Links
Leggtown Cemetery pictures County Township Map & Info
Mt Langham Cemetery pictures County Birth Records K3 County Church photos
Manteno State Hosp Cemetery KVGS Centennial Indexes Kankakee Postcards
Publications Pilot Center Cemetery Ancestor Books Kankakee Identified Photos
  Union Corners Cemetery County 1860 Census Kankakee Unidentified Photos
  Barnett Cemetery pictures County Church Records Vintage Newspapers
  Chief Yellowhead marker KVGS OBITUARY IMAGES 1900 & 1915 Kankakee Cnty Atlas
  St. Patricks Momence Cemetery Site Map
  Momence Protestant Cemetery
  Shrontz Cemetery 
  St. Paul's Lutheran Cemetery    
  Sherburnville Cemetery    
  Mount Calvary Cemetery to 1945    


  • The Kankakee Public Library has a local genealogist in the Genealogy Room every Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday afternoon from 1 to 5 p.m. to help anyone with genealogical research.

  • Meetings are held at the Kankakee Public Library 3rd floor conference room, 1:00 pm, unless otherwise noted. Meetings are free and open to the public.

  • Meeting Saturday, December 4, 2021, 12:30pm at the Kankakee Public Library.
    This will be a business meeting. All officer's should plan to attend.

  • !! NEW !! Tombstone Turnings by Sylvia Soucie Check the publication page.

  • KVGS Web Site Updates

    For the latest updates to this website, please look at the updates page.



Great links from our Quarterly & others


A "how to" site for those new and also experienced to genealogy www.veritasprep.com/genealogy-resources-by-veritas-prep New


The indexed by name 1940 census for Bradley, IL is available on the Bradley Historical Society web site. www.bhsil.org


Bradley Historical Society   Bradley Historical Society   Pictures & history


!!!NEW!!! History of the Great Lakes States... Free online history library for the five states of Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Ohio and Wisconsin


Locate graves                                                 http://findagrave.com/

Public Records Office of Northern Ireland:      www.proni.gov.uk/  

Castle Garden                                                www.castlegarden.org

Native American Genealogy                           www.accessgenealogy.com/native/

Minnesota Historical Society                          www.mnhs.org/genealogy  

Massachusetts Archives                                 www.sec.state.ma.us/arc/arcidx.htm  

U.S. Dept. of the Interior Bureau of Land Mgt. www.glorecords.blm.gov/  


See more genealogy at The Kankakee, IL  GenWeb Project


Learn more about Kankakee County at the Kankakee County Convention & Visitors Bureau.

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