Accessing the Illinois Death Index in One Step
Stephen P. Morse, San Francisco

For pre-1916 records
     there are no required fields, not even the last name
     the middle name field is treated as starts-with
For 1916-1950 records
     at least the first letter of the last name is required
     all names are treated as starts-with
     the volume and page fields are ignored

Name:      First
starts with
is exactly
     Middle      Last
starts with
is exactly

City      County      Sex

Age at death is between and years

Year of death is between and

Volume      Page      Certificate

Data presented here comes from

Stephen P. Morse, 2004