Birth Records: Champaign County, Illinois

Birth Records Location Guide

NOTE: Records are available in multiple formats and locations. The Summary of Holdings, below, details the availability for each resource. If you are in need of a certified copy of vital records that is available for a fee at The Champaign County Clerk’s Office, Brooken’s Building

MA----MICROFILM AVAILABLE AT THE CHAMPAIGN COUNTY HISTORICAL ARCHIVES

RA---- RECORD AT THE CHAMPAIGN COUNTY HISTORICAL ARCHIVES

VA-----VOLUME AT THE CHAMPAIGN COUNTY HISTORICAL ARCHIVES

VB-----VOLUME AT THE CHAMPAIGN COUNTY CLERK’S OFFICE, BROOKEN’S BUILDING

XA-----BOUND XEROX COPY IN THE CHAMPAIGN COUNTY HISTORICAL ARCHIVES

 

Summary of Holdings

Births Registers 

Volume I   Register of Births 1878-1880; still births 1878-1879  (MA, XA, VB)

Volume 2  Register of Births 1880-1884  (MA,XA, VB)

Volume 3  Register of Births 1885-1889  (MA, XA, VB)

Volume 4  Register of Births 1889-1896  (MA, XA, VB)

Volume 5  Register of Births  1896-1900  (MA, XA, VB)

Still Births (No. 71-272) February 1880-August 1900  (XA, VB)

 

Index by Fathers’ Name for Register of Births Volume I.  1878 -1880 (MA, XA, VB)

Index by Fathers’ Name for Register of Births Volume 2. 1880 -1884 (XA, VB)

Index by Fathers’ Name for Register of Births Volume 3. 1885 -1889 (XA, VB)

Index by Fathers’ Name for Register of Births Volume 4. 1889 -1896 (XA, VB)

 

Champaign County Birth Returns: State Board of Health 1897-1901 Incomplete (RA)

Champaign County Birth Record Books Volume 1-4, file return dates January 1902- October 1907 and Volumes 6-11, file return dates June 1909 - March 1918.  All volumes include Still Births (VB) (XA copies containing copies the preceding volumes are numbered 7-38)

Champaign County Birth Record Book Volume 5 - return dates Oct 1907- June 1909 (XA, VA)

Champaign County Birth Records January 1902 - July 1914 – Index [by father’s surname] (MA)