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Lake County, Illinois, Online Resource Updates

If you have interest in Lake County, Illinois, historical and genealogical research, check out the newest items on my Lake County, Illinois: Resources Online page. Some online resources are free to access, other items are on subscription databases. Additions include … Continue reading

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Introducing Historic Kansas Case Law

My teen-aged great-grandmother, Winnie Cunningham, walked from Kansas to northeastern Illinois next to her family’s covered wagon. Her parents pursued a religious utopia. Her future husband, Luther Loy, had parents after the same dream; the Loys likely took a train … Continue reading

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Introducing Historic Michigan Law

My ancestor, Captain Dennis Henry McBride, commanded a ship that made hundreds of voyages from Milwaukee, Wisconsin, to Grand Haven, Michigan. It was fun to find an image of the port he so often visited. Like many locations in The … Continue reading

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Free Daily Webinars in April!

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New York and Lake County, Illinois: Additions to Existing Pages

It’s been a busy week, but there are a couple of new things to explore for New York and Illinois at the Advancing Genealogist!

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Advancing Your Education: Free Webinar Today on Assumptions in Genealogical Research

Do you enjoy a good puzzle?

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Introducing Historic Montana Statutes

It’s been quite a while since I wrote about Montana. In 2014, I researched a livestock brand that my family used there. Today I invite you to explore my library of digitized Montana session laws and compiled statutes.

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