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9 Jun 2016

Updates to FamilySearch Databases June 2016

By |9 Jun 2016|Cook County, databases, digital collections,, genealogy|Comments Off on Updates to FamilySearch Databases June 2016

There's something for everyone in the new updates to FamilySearch databases June 2016, including newly indexed records for the following existing databases: California San Francisco County Records 1824‐1997 Connecticut Marriages 1640‐1939 Illinois Cook County Birth Certificates 1871‐1940 Illinois Cook County Deaths 1878‐1994 Iowa Grand Army of the Republic Membership Records [...]

10 Dec 2015

Explore Chicago Collections Online

By |10 Dec 2015|Chicago, Cook County, digital collections, genealogy, Illinois|Comments Off on Explore Chicago Collections Online

The brand-new Explore Chicago Collections online portal unites Chicago's many archival collections, providing genealogists with greater access to Chicago history. Explore Chicago Collections online with this free portal containing a search engine and record-finding tool for Chicago primary sources and archives.. Explore Chicago Collections online lets researchers, genealogists, teachers, students, and the public search in one [...]

27 Sep 2013

Hidden Truths: Mapping the City Cemetery in Chicago for Follow Friday

By |27 Sep 2013|cemetery records, Chicago, Cook County, Geneabloggers, genealogy|1 Comment

Hidden Truths: Mapping the City Cemetery in Chicago is a wonderful site by Pamela Bannos, a researcher who was curious about a why there was a large tomb for the Couch family in Lincoln Park. Performing dogged research through many archives, including Northwestern, Chicago History Museum, Chicago Public Library, Chicago Park District [...]