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Have ancestors that lived in Northern Illinois or Wisconsin?  If your inability to retrieve documents from these locations has brought your genealogical research to a halt, worry no more!

As our professional genealogist Sam currently resides in Loves Park, Illinois, he is conveniently located within driving distance of many prominent record repositories located within Northern Illinois and Southern Wisconsin.

Sam is able to travel to the following cities and counties:

Illinois Major Cities:

  • Chicago, IL (Cook County)
  • Aurora, IL (Kane County)
  • Rockford, IL (Winnebago County)
  • Naperville, IL (DuPage County)
  • Elgin, IL (Kane County)
  • Waukegan, IL (Lake County)
  • Schaumburg, IL (Cook County)
  • DeKalb, IL (Dekalb County)
  • Crystal Lake, IL (McHenry County)
  • Freeport, IL (Stephenson County)
  • Belvidere, IL (Boone County)
  • Woodstock, IL (McHenry County)

Illinois Counties: Full List

  • Cook
  • Kane
  • Winnebago
  • DuPage
  • Lake
  • DeKalb
  • McHenry
  • Stephenson
  • Boone
  • Ogle
  • Lee
  • Jo Daviess
  • Carroll
  • Whiteside

Wisconsin Major Cities:

  • Milwaukee, WI (Milwaukee County)
  • Madison, WI (Dane County) ***
  • Kenosha, WI (Kenosha County)
  • Racine, WI (Racine County)
  • Waukesha, WI (Waukesha County)
  • Janesville, WI (Rock County)
  • Beloit, WI (Rock County)

Wisconsin Counties: Full List

  • Milwaukee
  • Dane
  • Kenosha
  • Racine
  • Waukesha
  • Rock
  • Walworth
  • Jefferson
  • Green

*** Madison, WI is home to the Wisconsin Historical Society, which holds the majority of genealogical records for the entire state of Wisconsin.


Travel expenses may be required.  Inquire within for specific rates.  Special arrangements may also be made for travel to locations not on this list.

If you are interested in hiring Roots Dig, please send an email to sam@rootsdig.com

For all general inquiries, please contact us at rootsdiggenealogy@gmail.com


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