The State Library of Pennsylvania – Pennsylvania Historic Newspapers

The The State Library of Pennsylvania website has an extensive collection of digital images of newspapers. Click on “browse all” on their portal page to see a list of available items.

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Illinois Probate Records on FamilySearch

A smattering of probate records for Illinois on FamilySearch:

There are other counties. These are just counties I happened to find while doing something else. Search the catalog for your location of interest.

Remember that the FHL rarely has the entire courthouse records microfilmed.

Genealogy Search Tip of the Day is proudly sponsored by GenealogyBank. Try their “GenealogyBank Search” and see what discoveries you make.

Beginning German Genealogy Webinar Released

This session focuses on starting your German research. The session will include an overview of German genealogical sources (both online and offline), naming patterns and concerns, maps and other geographic finding aids, basics of terminology and handwriting, and more. Intended for those who have not really started researching their German ancestors in Germany.

Download is immediate. Presentation can be viewed more than once. Handout included.

Order today–introductory price expires 18 July.