Monday, July 22, 2013

Militia Records Webinar

ResearchBuzz reports that the Federation of Genealogical Societies has made its webinar on researching state and local militia records available to the public.

Wednesday, July 17, 2013

Cook County, Illinois Vital Statistics

If you have ancestors from Chicago, the Cook County government has a  genealogy website. There are birth, death, and marriage records going back to 1872. You just need to register. Basic info (names, date, event type) are free; copies of actual documents are $15.

Wednesday, July 3, 2013

Genealogy and EU Regs

This article from irishtimes.com discusses potential restrictions on genealogical data under European Union regulations.

Ellis Island Research

The Statue of Library- Ellis Island Foundation is a good place to start your immigration research. The link is  here  .