Posts Tagged With: Chicago genealogy

4 Updated Generations Resource Guides Available

It has been a busy week! I finalized the changes for the final version of the Stories of the Lost book. It is ready for its May 8 debut! I also updated four of my Resource Guides which are now available on Kindle for only $2.99. You can view these on my website. If you […]

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Branching Out! Genealogy for Kids and Adults at Casa Italia

I am presenting a kids and parent genealogy workshop in March for children grades 4-12 and their adult companion at Casa Italia. We will cover the basic charts and records needed to begin, talk about possible projects you can do at home, and tell lots of stories. We will also take a short tour of […]

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Tuesday’s Tip – A Hidden Genealogy Resource in Chicago

Saturday I presented my social media presentation to the South Suburban Genealogical & Historical Society in Hazel Crest, IL. If you have ancestors who lived in this area of Cook County or worked at Pullman, you absolutely must check this group out. They have a fabulous research library and house some Pullman employee records which […]

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Those Places Thursday – Follow the Paper Trail Along Chicago Streets

There are times during Census research that a page by page search of an enumeration district in a Chicago Ward is required. A Look At Cook has several maps of each Census year’s Wards and enumeration districts. This is a fabulous resource when you need to do a page by page search. Need more help […]

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Was It Covered Up?

I was reading a post on a book blog the other day about a book on the Eastland Disaster. Several people made comments that they had never heard of the Eastland Disaster and have lived some, most, or all of their lives in Chicago. Some said it was covered up by the city which is […]

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WGN Radio Chicago and FGS Conference 2011

Have you heard our very own Chicago genealogy man, Thomas MacEntee is going to speak on WGN Radio tomorrow morning? You can read the full story here, but he will appear at 8:00 a.m. CST, Sunday, August 21, with Rick Kogan on the “The Sunday Papers” show. Listen live or listen later. You have both […]

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