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What's New? Class Links for October 22nd Relief Society Class
These links are for the benefit of class attendees so they can easily follow along with the class presentation on their own devices. What's New? Familysearch Blog https://familysearch.org/blog/en/ Familysearch Consultant Blog https://familysearch.org/blog/e...
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Handouts and Guides
I'm getting ready to teach a class to the Relief Society Sisters [women in my church] this coming Wednesday.  Always before I teach I need to thoroughly poke around on familysearch.org and their blog in order to make sure that I am on top of what is new and...
Handouts and Guides
Handouts and Guides
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Locality Research: McHenry, Illinois
I intend this post to be a gathering place for links to online resources pertaining to McHenry county Illinois and it's townships. 1877 Biographical Directory of the Tax Payers and Voters of McHenry County, Illinois Sadly it is the year after my Ambrose Dod...
Locality Research: McHenry, Illinois
Locality Research: McHenry, Illinois
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Historical Maps of Illinois and Algonquin, Illinois
I found these two historical maps today while digging around for some locality information for Algonquin, Illinois.  Maps have always fascinated me and they are particularly interesting when you can compare one place across time.    1818 Geographical, Stati...
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Robert Benedict Alderson
I am working on the Descendancy research of James Cole Alderson, my 3rd great grandfather through William Wesley Alderson.  I am stuck on William Wesley's brother Robert Benedict Alderson.  What I do have: The Alderson Cousins site gives his birthdate as 16...
Robert Benedict Alderson
Robert Benedict Alderson
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Dodd Genealogy Books
The Dodd's were a very influential family in early America and are mentioned in many local history books and even have a few books just to themselves tracing the descendancy of the first Daniel Dod.  Here are a few of them with snippets about Ambrose Dodd, ...
Dodd Genealogy Books
Dodd Genealogy Books
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Illinois Railroad Maps
These come from the Illinois Digital Archives .  They are particularly interesting to me because I had multiple grandfather's that were engineers for the C&EI railroad including Charles Everett Condon and Henry Dodd Bigelow.   Illinois Railroad Maps
Illinois Railroad Maps
Illinois Railroad Maps
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Blog: The Ancestor Hunt
I came across this website, The Ancestor Hunt , through Pinterest (which is a great place to find family history related information).  I've poked around there a little bit and there are a few treasure troves to be found.  Particularly for newspapers and ph...
Blog: The Ancestor Hunt
Blog: The Ancestor Hunt
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Happy Birthday Grandma!
My grandmother turned 89 today.  She is one of the sweetest most giving women you could ever meet and has been a wonderful example to me.  It is her and her own love of history that started me down the road to family history.  I will be forever grateful for...
Happy Birthday Grandma!
Happy Birthday Grandma!
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Historical US Newspapers Onilne
Penn Libraries has a compiliation of newspapers available online on their website  .  You can see a list with a brief description of all the newspapers organized by state.  They also have a nice map feature that helps you visually see what newspapers were p...
Historical US Newspapers Onilne
Historical US Newspapers Onilne
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