Category Archives: research

Before Logan County was formed it was Sangamon County. Except for land records for information on Logan County between the first settlement in 1819 until 1839 you must look in Sangamon County records. Most Sangamon County records for that period … Continue reading

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All Your Notes, All the Time

How would you like to have all your notes with you all the time so you can’t forget something? It’s possible. I’ve been using a product called Evernote for nearly five years. About a year ago it totally changed from … Continue reading

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Much time has passed since I started this. Two other blogs relating to this area’s genealogy have materialized in the interim. Ancestor Hunting is mostly about my ancestors and things I learn about genealogy research. Graveyards of South Logan County … Continue reading

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Ever buy a book while at an event or traveling only to find you already had a copy when you got home? I attended IGHR [Institute of Genealogy & Historical Research] at Samford. I’ve been a member of Librarything for … Continue reading

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