Debbie Mieszala, CG℠
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Category Archives: Illinois
The Illinois Adoption Act has a couple of changes that go into effect on 1 January 2016. The changes deal with the birth grandparents of an adult adopted or surrendered person (age 21 and over).
New resources are surprise gifts. Unexpected. Welcome. Promising. There is a new resource for Chicago and Chicago-area historical and cultural research. What promise!
For the past sixteen years, the Illinois State Library has sponsored a free trial database program called Try-It! Illinois. Each fall, users of over 5,000 Illinois ILLINET libraries are given access to a myriad of databases to peruse.
The Illinois State Genealogical Society is hosting a free webinar today, Tuesday, 14 April 2015, at 8 p.m. CT. Drew Smith will present Using Evernote as Your Primary Tool for Capturing Notes and Ideas.
The Advancing Genealogist loves to share great resources, and when those resources are free, that’s even better. Grab your beverage of choice, settle into a comfortable chair, and let’s explore Illinois Harvest.
Several changes to the Illinois Adoption Act went into effect on 1 January 2015. One change allows birth parents who are named on the original birth certificate (OBC) to obtain a copy of the OBC of the child they placed … Continue reading