Posts about maps, place name research, geographical resources, and surname mapping for genealogy research in the United States and Europe.

22 Mar 2018

Google Maps and Uncommunicative Records

By |22 Mar 2018|Chicago Genealogy, Maps, Marriage Records, Research Tips, Search Strategies|5 Comments

Today's post is about Google Maps and Uncommunicative Records. I only wish I'd thought of this work-around sooner for place research. I've had a love-hate relationship with turn-of-the-(20th)-century Cook County marriage licenses for years now. [...]

26 Jun 2017

Place Research Tool for Genealogy Research

By |26 Jun 2017|Databases, Maps, Research Tips|2 Comments

Place Research Tool for genealogy research is the new way to search the huge database of geographical information at FamilySearch. Place Research Tool helps you find standardized information for place names with links to GPS-generated maps, variant [...]