Monthly Archives: February 2011

Follow Friday – A Grave Interest

There is a new blog out about cemeteries and symbolism. Take a look at A Grave Interest. Tweet

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Treasure Chest Thursday – Probate File John Holik

I have the probate file for my great grandfather, John Holik. He died 8 April 1930 in Chicago. What hit me right off the bat was in his Will he stated “Estate dived into 6 (six) equal shares to be divided between 5 (five) children. 1/6 to go to Joseph Holik, Marie Holik, John Holik, […]

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Tuesday’s Tip – Subscribe to CaseFile Clues

CaseFile Clues is something I heard about in the early fall of 2010. I sent an email through the website requesting the two free Sample Issues. I got them, briefly looked them over and filed them away to read later. Later never came and they are still sitting on my computer. When Michael asked if […]

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Follow Friday – My New Kids Genealogy Blog

Check out my new Genealogy for Kids blog. This site will contain tips on how to get children interested in their family history. Check back often as hands-on projects will be added and read some kid guest author posts.

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National Archives Great Lakes Region Classes

The Great Lakes Branch of the National Archives has three programs on the calendar you should check out. Telling Your Family Story Saturday, May 14 from 10 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. There is a $10.00 admission, payable at the door. Limited seating so please pre-register by emailing the archives or calling them at 773-948-9001. Using […]

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Treasure Chest Thursday – Probate File Jan Zajicek

Over the next few Thursdays I plan to share some probate findings for some of my relatives. Have you investigated probate records for your ancestors? You may discover interesting facts such as these: The funeral cost, items paid for, where it was held and where the ancestor was buried. A new relative found in the […]

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