Source Information

Cook County, Illinois
Ancestry.com. Cook County, Illinois Marriage Index, 1930-1960 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2008.
Original data: Cook County Clerk, comp. Cook County Clerk Genealogy Records. Cook County Clerk’s Office, Chicago, IL: Cook County Clerk, 2008.

About Cook County, Illinois Marriage Index, 1930-1960

This database contains an index to over 1.2 million marriages from 1930-1960 for Cook County, Illinois.

Historical Background:

Marriage records were the first vital records kept by Illinois counties, typically commencing with the formation of the county and continuing through the present.*

About This Database:

This index provides:

  • Name

  • Spouse name

  • Marriage record date

  • Marriage license ID

  • File number

Once you have found a couple of interest, you can order a copy of their marriage record directly from Cook County by following the link provided on the record page. This link will take you to the Cook County Clerk’s Genealogy website where you can purchase a copy of it.