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Quincy, Illinois, Immigrants from Musterland, Westphalia, Germany: Volume I

By: Brinkman, Michael K.

Price: $29.50  $29.49

Publisher: Westminster, MD, Heritage Books, Inc:

Our Product Number: UIL019


322 pages. This series consists of two complementary volumes. The first volume deals with the life of the emigrants in Germany, their voyage to America, and their life in Quincy, Illinois. Volume I examines reasons for migration, details of the ocean voyage, the journey to Quincy, life in Quincy, German dialects, German-language newspapers, German occupations, farming, German customs, clustering, the impact of World War I on Quincy's Germans, and much more. These pages o... View more info

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Quincy, Illinois, Immigrants from Musterland, Westphalia, Germany Volume II

By: Brinkman, Michael K.

Price: $35.00  $34.98

Publisher: Westminster, MD, Heritage Books, Inc:

Our Product Number: UIL020


432 pages. This series consists of two complementary volumes. The second volume of this work contains biographical sketches of the 1,456 known immigrants who came to Quincy from Münsterland. It includes individuals who were either born in or immigrated from Münsterland to Quincy; a few individuals not born in the district of Münster; and a handful of immigrants who lived in nearby communities, such as LaGrange, Missouri, or Brown County, Illinois. Entries are numbered... View more info

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History of Pike County, Illinois: Volume 1

By: Chas. Chapman & Co.

Price: $35.00  $34.98

Publisher: Gretna, LA, Pelican Publishing Company:

Our Product Number: UIL018


1.2 x 8.8 x 5.9 Inches. 468 pages View more info

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Finding Your Chicago Ancestors: A Beginner's Guide to Family History in the City and Cook County

By: Dumelle, Grace

Price: $16.95  $16.94

Publisher: Chicago, Lake Claremont Press:

Our Product Number: UIL017


Illus. , index. . 321 pages. For almost 175 years, a great metropolis on the shores of a freshwater sea has sent a siren call to immigrants internal and external, giving most Americans some kind of link to the City of Big Shoulders. Whether your people came west from New England in the early days of settlement, or north from Mississippi in the Great Migration; whether they sailed from Sweden and Sicily, or flew from Budapest and Prague; whether they settled her permanent... View more info

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Biographics and Genealogical Abstracts from Hardin County, Illinois, Newspapers, 1872-1938

By: Ferrell, Ed

Price: $32.00  $31.98

Publisher: Heritage Books, Inc:

Our Product Number: UIL013


374 pages. This book helps to reconstruct some of the records destroyed in courthouse fires in Hardin County, Illinois. The early newspapers of Hardin are rich in genealogical information. The first half of the book contains death notices which are arranged chronologically and often include name, dates of birth and death, and names of family members. Each entry is followed by a citation which gives the newspaper and date of the issue in which the notice appeared. The sec... View more info

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History of the Disciples of Christ in Illinois, 1819-1914

By: Haynes Jr, Nathaniel S.

Price: $50.00  $49.98

Publisher: Heritage Books, Inc:

Our Product Number: UIL023


790 pages. The Disciples of Christ, known today simply as Christians, had their origins in the fertile religious climate of nineteenth-century America. This new sect was formed by members of diverse congregations throughout the new nation who had become dissatisfied with the rituals and sectarian concerns that they felt were distracting men and women from the true message of Christ. The principal belief of the Disciples as espoused by such leaders Dr. Abner Jones, Elias ... View more info

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Polish Pioneers in Illinois 1818-1850

By: Lodesky, James D.

Price: $23.99  $23.98

Publisher: Xlibris, Corp.:

Our Product Number: 605811


406 pages. This book attempts to discover the names of the first Polish settlers in Illinois, when they came to Illinois and their stories when possible. Some left complete stories about themselves while others only a very small amount. The time period starts in 1818, the year Illinois became a state and ends in 1850. I found much more information between 1818 and 1850 then I thought I would so I cut the book off at 1850. The Polish settlers are divided into five differe... View more info

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Listing of Persons Mentioned in Townships of the Shelby County, Illinois 1910 History

By: Middlesworth, Grace H

Price: $25.00  $24.99

Publisher: Decatur Genealogical Society:

Our Product Number: 604209


10 pages View more info

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Westfall Cemetery, Copley Township, Knox County, Illinois Cemetery Layout

By: Osler, Michael T.

Price: $13.00  $12.99

Publisher: Westminster, MD, Heritage Books:

Our Product Number: UIL022


72 pages. Volume I contains an abstract of the actual sexton records of Westfall Cemetery which is located in Knox County, Illinois, near the town of Galesburg. These records show all of the burials from 1845 to the present, along with notations by the caretakers showing dates for birth and death, interrelationships between individual family members, and other special notes. The records show the Westfall family and all 145 related lines including many of the well known f... View more info

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A Gazetteer of Illinois, in Three Parts: Containing a General View of the State, a General View of Each County, and a Particular Description of Each

By: Peck, J. M.

Price: $32.00  $31.98

Publisher: Westminster, MD, Heritage Books, Inc.:

Our Product Number: UIL009


Index. . 356 pages. Gazetteers are wonderful, compact encyclopedias that provide detailed information about a specific place at a specific time. For family history researchers, gazetteers can hold the key to an ancestral mystery in their wealth of material relating to dates, settlements, county boundaries, population, and more. First compiled in 1834 and revised in 1837, this gazetteer provides a topographical and historical picture of Illinois in the early days. The aut... View more info

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History of DuPage County, Illinois

By: Richmond, C. W.

Price: $26.00  $25.99

Publisher: Heritage Books, Inc:

Our Product Number: UIL012


280 pages. DuPage County is situated in north-eastern Illinois and derives its name from the DuPage River. The territory of DuPage County has been known by different names: Illinois County, Virginia; St. Clair County, Indiana Territory; St. Clair County, Illinois Territory; Madison County; Crawford County; Clark County, Illinois; Pike County, Illinois; Fulton County, Illinois; Peoria County, Illinois; Cook County, Illinois, and finally DuPage County, Illinois. DuPage Cou... View more info

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Illinois Genealogical Research

By: Schweitzer, Dr. George K.

Price: $30.00  $29.99

Publisher: Knoxville, Genealogical Sources, Unltd.:

Our Product Number: UIL010


291pp., index. 1,544 sources for tracing your Illinois ancestor along with detailed instructions. View more info

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Chicago and Cook County: A Guide to Research

By: Szucs, Loretto Dennis

Price: $24.95  $24.94

Publisher: Salt Lake City, Ancestry.com:

Our Product Number: UIL001


. 517 pages View more info

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Central Illinois Chronicles, Volume 2

By: Tregillis, Helen Cox

Price: $31.00  $30.98

Publisher: Heritage Books:

Our Product Number: UIL021


252 pages. This book compiles three years' worth of issues of a bi-monthly periodical of the same name; it draws information from over 75 counties throughout the state of Illinois inclusive of dates ranging throughout the 19th century. Entries have been gleaned from newspapers and various other sources of records, and include death records, burial records, marriage records, tax lists, deed records, court records, bond records and military service records, among other gen... View more info