Welcome to the Cook County ILGenWeb home page. My name is Taneya Koonce and I am your county coordinator. 

The resources on this website are provided to as aids for your genealogy and family history research.  The information has all been donated and we always welcome contributions!

Cook County was created January 15, 1831 from Putnam County. Named after Daniel Cook, the county was the 54th county of the state.

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