Jo Daviess County Vital Records

Search Jo Daviess County IL vital records such as births, death, marriages, and divorces.


Jo Daviess County Clerk Office

Clerks file important documents and preserve vital records for their municipality. The Clerk’s office is a valuable source for vital records, which are available to the public. The office maintains certificates, death certificate, and marriage records, in addition to divorce decrees. Many Clerk’s Offices have vital records dating back to the 1800s, making them an excellent source for genealogical research. Most Clerk’s Offices provide online ordering forms to request vital records.

Jo Daviess County Clerk Galena IL 330 North Bench Street 61036 815-777-0161

Stockton Village Clerk Stockton IL 155 West Front Avenue 61085 815-947-2515


Jo Daviess County Marriage License Office

Marriage License Offices provide marriage licenses to couples who plan to marry in the office’s jurisdiction. They are typically a division of the local county clerk or the health department. Marriage License Offices also maintain copies of marriage licenses they have issued, which are available to the public. In many locations, Marriage License Offices provide online search tools to locate marriage licenses. To access older marriage licenses, you may need to apply in person or by mail.

Jo Daviess County Marriage License Galena IL 330 N. Bench St., Room 108 (Clerk 61036 815-777-0161


Jo Daviess County Coroner & Medical Examiner

Coroners and Medical Examiners investigate deaths within their jurisdiction and perform autopsies and other postmortem examinations. Many vital records are available from a Coroner or Medical Examiner, including autopsy reports, investigator reports, toxicology reports, and in some cases, X-rays or photographs. An autopsy report will include the cause and manner of death. Many coroners and medical examiners provide online access to their reports. In other cases, you can obtain records by contacting the Coroners or Medical Examiner’s Office directly.

Jo Daviess County Medical Examiner & Coroner Galena IL 225 Winnebago Drive 61036


Jo Daviess County Town & City Hall

The Town Hall or City Hall is the chief administrative office that runs the town or city. Town and City Halls often maintain records related to their municipality, including vital records. You can find birth certificates, death certificates, marriage licenses, and divorce decrees at the Town Hall or City Hall. In some locations, these vital records are available online or by filling out an online request form.

East Dubuque City Hall East Dubuque IL 185 Wisconsin Ave 61025 815-747-3416

Elizabeth Town Hall Elizabeth IL 300 West Street 61028 815-858-9714