Researching Your Illinois Ancestors

Thomas MacEntee
Jul 23, 2014
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Welcome
2m 55s
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Speaker's Introduction
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Introduction
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A Methodology
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Illinois History
5m 45s
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Illinois Geography
2m 07s
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Migration Patterns
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Birth Records
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Border and Land Disputes
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Census Records
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Church Records
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Extinct Counties
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Gretna Greens
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Land Records
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Marriage Records
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Probate Records
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Vital Records
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10 Illinois Resources
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Illinois State Archives
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FamilySearch Catalog
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Illinois GenWeb
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Online Directories
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IRAD
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Message Boards
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Vital Records
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Online Death Records
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Newspapers
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Google Books
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Search Thingy
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Atlas of Historical Boundaries
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Research Wiki
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Federal Township Plats
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Illinois State Archives
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Questions/answers
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Announcements/prizes
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Questions/answers
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About this webinar

While Illinois genealogy research is no easier or more difficult than other states, there are special resources with which many genealogists are unfamiliar. Learn about the history of the Prairie State and its migration patterns to understand how your ancestors lived and how to find them!

About the speaker

About the speaker

What happens when a “tech guy” with a love for history gets laid off during The Great Recession of 2008? You get Thomas MacEntee, a genealogy professional based in the United States who is also a blogger, educator, author, social media connector,
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