P. O. Box 905
Aurora, Illinois 60507
(630) 897-9029 (by appointment)
The Historical Society also has several of the City Directories, aerial views of the city, old county atlases, Sanborn Maps, and some house files.… [more]
The Recorder of Deeds will have information pertaining to any deed or mortgage transactions. Their website features an interactive search function to locate your house records.
Kane County Clerk
Their collections include the Sanborn Maps, and building permits.
The Sanborn Maps were compiled by the Sanborn Company for fire insurance purposes. The local Historical Preservation Commission has … [more]
The first entry on the Genealogy Databases page is for the “Aurora
Genealogy” database which may have information about some of the past residents of your home.
The next … [more]
The Main Library’s Genealogy/Local History Department has microfilm for the Aurora Beacon News starting in 1848. as well as scattered runs of other Aurora newspapers through the years. Contained therein are … [more]
Once again, these are located on the top floor of the Aurora Public Library Main facility in the Genealogy/Local History collection. We have Kane county census records for 1840, 1850, … [more]
Compiling a list of former owners of your property is called establishing a “chain of title.” The library has some tools to help you determine who those past owners were.City Directories:… [more]
Before we begin, we would like to point out that the vast majority of instances where our patrons come in looking for this type of information (80 to 85%) are the direct result of odd occurrences taking place in the … [more]