Category Archives: Sangamon County

FindMyPast

When I first saw FindMyPast I was particularly struck by the maps which show you the person’s location on that census. I could see many uses for that. And the census maps in FindMyPast would be useful — IF they … Continue reading

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THREE BROTHERS

There were three brothers who went to Illinois. Most genealogists will tell you if it starts with “there were three brothers” or a descent from an Indian princess or royalty it is likely fantasy genealogy. Not so fast. David Clark … Continue reading

Posted in clark, french, Fulton County, Isgrig, Logan County, Methodist, Miami County, Old Bailey, Sangamon County, Winans | Leave a comment

Joseph A. Bozarth Probate

Joseph A. Bozarth wrote his will on February 28, 1896. He died April 18, 1897, in Illiopolis, Sangamon County. I got it through IRAD because it less expensive. Also, the interns at IRAD are more experienced at finding the entire … Continue reading

Posted in Bozarth, Henry, Illinois, Illinois State Archives, Illiopolis, IRAD, Jones, Nichols, Riverside Cemetery, Sangamon County, wood | 1 Comment

More Information, More Questions

When I had entered my notes on the Wood/Rice research and was checking to make sure I had everything done I remembered that I owned an Illiopolis history. It was put together for the 2006 sesquicentennial of the town by … Continue reading

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Give Me An Hour

Earlier this week when I found myself with a free hour I decided to work a question in my genealogy. It couldn’t take more than an hour or so and had to be doable free online. I chose my paternal … Continue reading

Posted in Bozarth, Civil War, ILGenWeb, Rice, Rothwell, Sangamon County, Shelby County, wood | 2 Comments