Chicago Marriage certificates 1871-1920 going online

It’s a great day for genealogy. There are only a small handful of Internet sites that are putting up sharp, clear digital images of genealogical records, the kind of resources that genealogists want to use and will rely on for their research. FamilySearchLabs has been doing just that. They have just added Cook County... (Read More)

Mora Evelyn Boone (1901-2008) world’s oldest genealogist

Mora Evelyn Boone (1901-2008) has passed away.She was the nation’s and probably the world’s oldest genealogist. Her great-granddaughter Alice Boone wrote about her life on their online site at: Ben and Alice. She describes an indomitable woman who was beloved by her family and added that despite her age, “She was an enthusiastic Internet... (Read More)