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Microfilm Records




Kane County Genealogical Society members have processed and collected a multitude of records that pertain to Kane County research. Because many of the projects cover a small area of interest, these materials are unsuitable to publish in book form. In 1988, the group microfilmed 2000 pages of these materials and offered the film for sale (Kane County Compendium: 70 Sources of Genealogical Data). Following the first film, KCGS microfilmed another 5000 pages of material and are offering these items on three rolls of film.

With the exception of The Past and Present of Kane County, Illinois. Chicago: LeBaron, 1878., all the history book indexes are now on microfilm and include:


-  Commemorative, Biographical and Historical Record of Kane County, Illinois. Chicago: Beers,      Leggett & Co.1888;


-  Biographical Record of Kane County, Illinois. Chicago: S.J. Clarke Publishing Company, 1898;


-  Historical Encyclopedia of Illinois and History of Kane County, Illinois edited by Newton                Bateman, Paul Selby, Gen. John S. Wilcox. Chicago: Munsell Publishing Company, 1904;


-  History of Kane County, Illinois by R. Waite Joslyn & Frank Joslyn. Chicago: Pioneer, 1908.


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Contents of the films are as follows:


Film #1

Index to: Batavia Centennial
Virgil Township Directory
Plato Township Cemetery, Section 35.
Index to: Century of God's Grace, St. John's Lutheran Church, Elgin.
Roster of the 8th Illinois Infantry Cavalry.
Map of Kane County, IL From Original and Recent Surveys by Adin Mann. (1860 maps and index)
South Elgin, IL Cemetery Transcription
Index to: Shadow of a Man.
Index to: Elgin Past and Present.
List of Elgin Watch Factory Workers in "Every Saturday", 1887.
Partial Index to: Every Saturday, 1884.
Partial Index to: Every Saturday, 1885.
Index to: Modern Elgin-115 Years of Progress in Industry...
Skoglund Funeral Records, Vol. 3 (February, 1941-March,1950)
First Christian Society of Blackberry, Kane County, IL.
Kane County, IL Section 16 School Lands - Petitions and Sales.
Index to: Golden Jubilee... Church of the Brethren, Elgin, IL.
Index to: Golden Jubilee... St. Mary's Parish, Elgin, IL .
Index to: Sesquicentennial... First Baptist Church, Elgin, IL.
Index to: History of Big Rock.
Index to: 1944 Obituaries, Elgin Daily Courier News
Index to: Sherman Hospital: A Century of Caring 1888-1988 .
Index to: History of the Elgin Symphony Orchestra 1950-1985.
Index to: ... Immanuel Lutheran Church, Dundee, IL
Index to: St. Joseph's Parish... 1887-1987, Elgin, IL.
Index to: ...100 Years... Episcopal Church... Elgin, IL.
Index to: 125th Anniversary... First Methodist Church,Elgin, IL.
Index to: Bethlehem Lutheran Church, Elgin, IL.
Index to: Elgin Genealogical Society Newsletter Volumes 1-10
Geneva Taxable Real Estate in the Town of Geneva, 1869.
Bible Records by Elias Kent Kane Chapter, NSDAR, 1988.
Round Grove Cemetery, St. Charles Township, IL.
Index to: ... Report Elgin National Watch Company, 1892.
Index to: ... Pictorial Essay of St. Charles.
Index to: ... Bethlehem Lutheran Church, St.Charles, IL.
Records of Batavia Funeral Homes, Volume 3.
Bible Records by the Elias Kent Kane Chapter NSDAR, 1989.
A St. Charles, IL Land Abstract.
Index to: Geneva Republican Souvenir Edition, 1898.

Film #2

Elburn, IL Newspaper Articles.
Index to: The History of Elgin from 1835-1875.
Records from Early Aurora Cemeteries.
Dundee West Cemetery.
Index to: Elgin Today, Historical, Descriptive, Biographical.
Index to: Elgin Known the World Over.
Index to: History of Kane County 1904.
Newspaper Subscribers Outside IL 1880-1889 from Elgin...
Index to: The Biographical Record of Kane County, IL.
1988 Elgin Daily Courier News Obituaries
Partial Index to: Elgin Watchword, Volumes 1-30.

Film #3

Kane County (IL) Chronicles, Kane Co. Gen. Society newsletter.
Passing in Review, Reminiscences of Men... St. Charles.
North Cemetery, St. Charles Township, IL

Kane County Genealogical Records, 16 mm, negative film (#1, #2 or #3)

$ 30.00 each

Kane Genealogical Records Films #1 & #2 & #3, Three 16 mm, negative films

$ 70.00

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