Our transcription of Joseph Daby’s will continues with the rest of the bequest to his wife. […]
A search of “Nebraska Homestead Land Records” on the History Nebraska website for the last name […]
Families did not always name a child right away. A search of the 1880 census at […]
One often sees comments like these made on various blogs, mailing lists, etc. X% of families […]
This session will provide an overview of the records to expect at the typical United States […]
It wasn’t an earth shattering discovery in this case, but a digital newspaper search located a […]
We are going to feature a transcription of the 1763 will of Joseph Daby of Stow, […]
Even when materials are online, they often require manual searching. The discovery of the picture of […]
This session (attend live on 25 Sept at 8 pm central time or pre-order download) will […]
I’ve been thinking about this post for some time. There was a post on a genealogy […]
This image comes from page 216 of Probate Journal 44 from Hancock County, Illinois’ Circuit Clerk’s […]
FamilySearch has the full-name index to “United States Revolutionary War Pension and Bounty Land Warrant Applications, […]
The 1886 estate inventory of Andrew Trask in Mercer County, Illinois, contained a detail that is […]
Here are some research suggestions to remember as your research progresses: Use contemporary [to the problem] maps Cite […]
Order is good. I took a little time to organize the materials in John Ufkes’ cancelled […]
From Squire to Prince; Being a History of the Rise of the House of Cirksena (published in 1901) […]
It always pays to read the entire probate case file. This is part of a claim […]
“…that I am over 21 twenty One year of age native born citizen of the United […]
I discovered a court case that was appealed to the Illinois State Supreme Court while searching […]
The list of disbursements in the 1938 final accounting of the John J. Trautvetter estate contains […]
A new match (we’ll call him LHO) showed up on my DNA results recently. I suspected […]
This stone for Riley Rampley in Buckeye Cemetery, Hancock County, Illinois is somewhat faded (and my […]
To be honest, I never gave it much thought. The probate settlement of John J. Trautvetter […]
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