Posts Tagged With: Chicago

Military Monday – Thank You For Your Service Book

Last week I attended the Pritzker Military Library’s book talk given by David Finkel on his new book Thank You For Your Service. I admit I have not yet read the book and at first was not sure why I wanted to attend because my focus is World War II right now. But he was going […]

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Wisdom Wednesday – Help Casa Italia Index Italian Records

Originally posted on the Casa Italia blog 22 February 2013. A couple of weeks ago I posted some news that Casa Italia’s genealogy department was a sponsor of FamilySearch’s Italian Ancestors Indexing project. Casa Italia is now an entity under which you can register to index. I will post training materials next week and will […]

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Generations Collaborates with Casa Italia Chicago

Casa Italia Chicago Creates Genealogy Department Chicago, Illinois – January 4, 2013: Jennifer Holik of Generations collaborates with staff at Casa Italia Chicago to create a new genealogy department. The mission of the Genealogy Department is to collect, catalogue and preserve vital records, documents, published materials, artifacts, and stories pertaining to the family history of […]

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Reviewing My 2012 Goals

I was looking through a journal the other day and came across my 2012 goals. They are posted below. I came a long way this year and what I accomplished is in red. Things I added to the list as the year progressed are in blue. I guess it’s time to put some 2013 goals […]

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The Edward C. Anderson Family in Chicago

Disclaimer: I was given permission by one of my client’s to discuss his project and surnames in an attempt to bring more family members into the project and learn new information. Edward Carl Anderson was born 14 Aug 1893, in Chicago, Illinois, and died 3 Dec 1973, in Bay Pines, Florida. His parents were Anton […]

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Military Monday – World War I Soldier Michael Kokoska

Michael Kokoska was born September 28, 1891 in Chicago, the seventh child of Bohemian immigrants Joseph and Majdalena, nee Priban, Kokoska.  Joseph and Majdalena immigrated from the Pilsen area of Bohemia in 1881 on the Fresia. Their ship left the port of Hamburg, Germany on August 31, 1881 en route to Le Havre, France, and […]

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