Ancestry.com. Illinois, U.S., Quaker Records [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2000.Original data: Quaker Records: Illinois Monthly Meetings. USA: s.n., [19??].
The Religious Society of Friends dates back to 1660 England where George Fox sought The Devine Presence in the "Inner Light" that spoke directly to each person. The Chicago Friends Meeting traces its origin to September 1863 Meeting for Worship. This database is a record of the Monthly Meetings for the Chicago area. The data includes several vital records for members of these meetings. For those with Quaker ancestors in the Chicago area, this will be a helpful database.