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From: Nan Brennan <>
Subject: [IRISH-IN-CHICAGO] Genealogy Resources at Winnetka Library
Date: Thu, 17 Jan 2008 01:26:14 -0600
(They also have a good list of recommended links)
Winnetka Library hosts the North Suburban Genealogical Society and
there is a link to their page on this site.
The Genealogical Collection includes:

Computer Databases:

HeritageQuest Online
New England Resources:

The Barbour Collection (Connecticut Vital Records)
Early Vital Records of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts to about 1850
Military Records:

Records from early colonial wars through the Spanish American War
Massachusetts Soldiers & Sailors of the Revolutionary War
The War of the Rebellion: A Compilation of the Official Records of
the Union and Confederate Armies (Navy series available)
Genealogical Abstracts of Revolutionary War Pension Files and Index
to the War of 1812 Pension Files.
Lineage Books:

Lineages of DAR members (also accessible through AncestryPlus)
Lineages of other patriotic and hereditary societies such as Founders
and Patriots, Huguenot Society, Ancient and Honorable Artillery
Company and Society of Colonial Wars.
Census Records:

Microfilm of the 1850 census for all states from the Atlantic to the
west bank of the Mississippi River
1850 slave schedules
1850-1880 census on CD-ROM
Images for portions of the federal census for 1790-1920 from
Census returns or records for 1790-1810 and 1870 from HeritageQuest
Census Indexes:

Indexes from 1790 through 1850 for states from the Atlantic to the
west bank of the Mississippi River
Territorial census indexes
1860-1920 indexes for states and the nation
Local and Family Histories:

Historical information about most Illinois counties and many New
England towns.
Genealogical Magazines:

The American Genealogist
The New England Historical & Genealogical Register
New York Genealogical and Biographical Record.
Obituary index:

Index of obituaries published in The Winnetka Talk from 1917-present
Heraldry Collection:

Information about on English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh and continental
European heraldry.
British Peerage:

Debrett's Peerage, Baronatage, Knightage, and Companionage
Burke's Landed Gentry; Genealogical and Heraldic History of the
Peerage, Baronatage and Knightage, Privy Council and Order of
Precedence; Genealogical and Heraldic History of Landed Gentry
Including American Families with British Ancestry; and General
Ancestry of England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales

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