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From: Nan Brennan <>
Subject: Re: [IRISH-IN-CHICAGO] Comments on all church records
Date: Sat, 27 Oct 2007 00:37:49 -0500
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Thanks for your comments, too, Beth.

I just want to make sure I understand that you are talking about your
viewing of the FHL film and not the physical records at the church
itself.

Nan

On Oct 27, 2007, at 12:29 AM, Beth Walsh wrote:

> Hi,
> I'm going to jump in here if that's okay. For the most part the
> notes don't indicate that the records go beyond 1916, but I have
> seen a few (a very few that do). Also, even if the actual register
> was not filmed beyond 1916, I have found many many entries (or
> notations really) that were made in subsequent years.
> These have usually been noted alongside the baptismal record,
> though I've seen some at the top or bottom of the page, probably
> wherever there was room. These notes have been for marriages,
> annulments, name changes even. Also, I like to read the very
> beginning or start of the parish registers (as in when the church
> first opened), if possible to see what other little gems of
> information might be written by the priest, pastor or whoever was
> doing the actual entering in the books. The one for Visitation was
> rather interesting, especially since that was my family's church.
> Plus, I usually scan through the other names and years just to see
> patterns of families or names or whatever else I might notice.
> Beth
> Nan Brennan <> wrote:
> I didn't know that! Thanks Judy.
> (and the film notes don't indicate the additional records either, is
> that correct?)
>
> Nan
>
> On Oct 26, 2007, at 11:57 PM, Judith Mason wrote:
>
>> Hi Everyone,
>>
>> I'm wondering if you know that the church records filmed by the >
>> LDS many times go beyond 1916. Yes, they do! If the register that
>> > contained the 1916 records went beyond, they were filmed.....the
>> > entire register. I've looked at Chicago Catholic church records
>> > that included baptismal and marriage records into the 1960's.
>
>> Judie Mason
>> Chicago
>>
>> Nan Brennan wrote:
>> Annette,
>
> sometimes the film notes (in the online library catalog) will
> indicate no index or limited index but the films reveal more
> indexing. Has that been your experience with the actual film?
>>
>> Nan-
>
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