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Wisconsin Small City Directories and Indexes

held at the Allen County Public Library Genealogy Center, Fort Wayne 4 films with 29 directories covering 24 towns and 7 counties in the early 20th century Published by City Directories of the United States, State of Indiana (Woodbridge CT: Primary Source Microfilm, n.d.) CDUS #0410249 = ACPLGC #1 “State of Wisconsin 1905-1930” 1. Wright’s […]

67 Allegany County New York Probate Estate Papers Finding Aid

New York probates are notoriously wonderful, especially in the 19th century when other records are scarce. FamilySearch has now made them available on line in browseable form. The following is one small effort to make these unique materials more findable. Estate Papers 1807-1930, Box 2, Allegany County, New York; “New York, Probate Records, 1629-1972,” FamilySearch […]

Midwestern City Directories in Valparaiso

. . . in the second floor genealogy room, 103 Jefferson Street http://www.pcpls.lib.in.us/valparaiso.html ILLINOIS Champaign-Urbana 1904-12 Chicago 1861-66, 1868-73, 1876-77, 1880, 1885, 1887, 1890, 1893, 1895, 1900, 1905, 1910-11, 1915, 1917, 1923, 1928, 1973 Cicero 1913-27 Evanston 1882-89, 1937-39 Harvey 1907-22 Hyde Park 1883-89 Joliet 1901-1906 Kankakee 1904-25, 1927-35 La Salle/Peru 1905-26 scattered Oak Park […]

Michigan Small City Directories and Indexes

The good news is that the following directories have been microfilmed and published commercially; I found them in the microtext collections of the Allen County Public Library Genealogy Center in Fort Wayne. The bad news is that they are only labeled “Michigan” and have no contents or index anywhere that I can find; there’s no […]

Illinois Small Cities Directories List and Index

The good news is that the following directories have been microfilmed and published commercially; I found them in the microtext collections of the Allen County Public Library Genealogy Center in Fort Wayne. The bad news is that they are only labeled “Illinois” and have no contents or index anywhere that I can find; there’s no […]

Indiana Small Cities Directories List and Index

The good news is that the following directories have been microfilmed and published commercially; I found them in the microtext collections of the Allen County Public Library Genealogy Center in Fort Wayne. The bad news is that they are only labeled “Indiana” and have no contents or index anywhere that I can find; there’s no […]

Indiana Newspapers in Mishawaka

MICROFILM IN MISHAWAKA! UNCATALOGUED INDIANA NEWSPAPERS The Indiana State Library has the best collection of Indiana newspapers in the world – check out their guide . What may well be the second most extensive such collection is in the Heritage Center at the Mishawaka-Penn-Harris Public Library in St. Joseph County, much more conveniently located for […]