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Finding your Chicago ancestors : a beginner's guide to family history in the city and Cook County

Grace DuMelle
DuMelle, Grace (Main Author)
Books/Monographs
English
Chicago, Illinois : Lake Claremont Press, c2005
xii, 321 p. : ill., facsims., maps.
1st ed.
1893121259

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Includes index.

Table of contents: Where do I start?; When (and where) was my ancestor born?; Who were the parents of my ancestor?; Who were the siblings of my ancestor?; When (and who) did my ancestor marry?; Where did my ancestor live?; What occupation did my ancestor have?; When did my ancestor die and where is my ancestor buried?; When did my ancestor come to America?; Nuts and bolts of the U.S. census; Nuts and bolts of newspaper searching; Nuts and bolts of birth and death records; How to use machines and catalogs; What to expect at Chicago area research facilities; Top web sites for Chicago area research; Ethnic resources.

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