Finding Your Chicago Ancestors Presentation

Monday, June 18
What: Finding Your Chicago Ancestors
Where: Matteson Public Library, 801 S. School Ave., Matteson
When: 7 pm
Who: Grace Dumelle
More information: http://www.mattesonpubliclibrary.org
Contact: Cheryl Taylor, Adult Programmer, ctaylor@sslic.net, (708) 748-4431, ext. 333

Learn the challenges of searching for Windy City relations, such as address and street name changes and scores of unindexed newspapers. Then discover some resources family historians often overlook: fire insurance maps, inquest records, and probate cases. Grace will offer copies of her book, Finding Your Chicago Ancestors, after the program.

 

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