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Illinois, Cook County, Birth Certificates, 1871-1940

FamilySearch is indicating this database has been updated:

Illinois, Cook County, Birth Certificates, 1871-1940

It’s been on the site for a while already–I can’t say what the specifics of the update are.

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United States, Cancelled, Relinquished, or Rejected Land Entry Case Files, 1861-1932–Limited

FamilySearch has announced an update to the images posted in “United States, Cancelled, Relinquished, or Rejected Land Entry Case Files, 1861-1932.” The currently available items are limited in their scope, including only the following offices:

Dodge City, Kansas, Land Office

Topeka, Kansas, Land Office

Alliance, Nebraska, Land Office

 

These materials are unindexed and are sorted by case file number. We are working on a more detailed post on these claims for our other blog and are posting the notice for those who are familiar with these records and need access to them.

Alberta Vital Records Indexes

The Provincial Archives of Alberta has put the following vital records indexes online:

Please read the sections that explain these indexes before using them. The indexes are PDF files of the original indexes–not searchable databases.  These are large files in some cases.alberta-vitals


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FREE Printable USGS PDF TOPO! Maps

National Geographic Maps is allowing the creation and printing of United States Geological Survey maps on their website. Fairly easy to download and print these, but it’s one map per location.

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Part of the USGS map for Tioga, Hancock County, Illinois.

Don’t forget historical USGS maps available as well.


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