Compare the information about the individuals in the list to what you already know about your own ancestors to determine if this is the correct family or person.
You may need to compare the information about more than one person to find your ancestor.
When you have located your ancestor’s church record, carefully evaluate each piece of information given.
Save a copy of the image or transcribe the information.
Add this new information to your records of each family.Church records in the United States began in the early 1600s.They can be found in the churches, church archives, or university archives.View images in this collection by visiting the Browse Page: To search the collection you will need to follow this series of links:⇒Select "Browse" link in the initial search page⇒Select "Parish or Town" ⇒Select "Record Type and Year Range" which takes you to the images.More images are available in the Family Search Catalog at Illinois, Chicago, Catholic Church records, 1833-1900. In this case, click on a reference to find a camera icon to see images.