includes information compiled from a variety of Aurora and Kane County resources covering the people and places in Aurora’s history.
The Aurora Master Plots is a work in progress that will incorporate in one convenient, searchable database all of the cemetery information currently available at the Aurora Public Library.
is a work in progress at the Aurora Public Library, and is far from complete. We currently have more than 40,000 entries included. Information in our citations includes the name of the deceased, the date and the page number of obituaries, death notices, and other articles that deal with the demise of a local person.
Because the information has been gathered while our staff has been in the process of looking for obituaries for research queries, our citations cover a wide range of dates at this point.
is from a series of scrapbooks in the Closed Access Room on the 2nd floor of the Aurora Public Library Main facility. These scrapbooks contain newspaper clippings that originally appeared in The Beacon-News from 1925 to 1956, and from 1963 to 1978. Long-time librarian Mary Ann Pirone decided to index the names and subjects to be found therein.