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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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Advancing Your Education: Free Webinar on Transcribing Documents

If you want to learn about transcription, LaBrenda Garrett-Nelson will present a webinar on the topic on Tuesday April 16, 2019!

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The Write Stuff: Feb. 7th, Chicago Genealogical Society

Join me Saturday, 7 February 2015, when I present The Write Stuff: Family Histories With Substance and Appeal for the Chicago Genealogical Society.

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Welcome to the Advancing Genealogist!

Welcome to the Advancing Genealogist! Really, I mean that. I want this to be a friendly place to stop, pick up a bit of news or learn of a great resource, and for all of us to grow as genealogists.

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