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From: patricia meyers <>
Subject: [IRISH-IN-CHICAGO] New records online....
Date: Tue, 23 Sep 2008 05:52:28 -0700 (PDT)

For those of you who haven't heard yet, thanks to Dorothy Brown of the Cook County Circuit Court and a number of dedicated workers and volunteers, the Declarations of Intention (to become a citizen) are now online for the Circuit Court (only).

The Declarations for Superior Court will be entered next and then uploaded.  But that's for a future date.

The range of dates for the Circuit Court files begins with 1906 and ends with the latest dates entered (1922/23).  The ending date will be 1929. This has been an ongoing project for a couple of years now, so it may be some time before all Declarations are uploaded (both Circuit Court and Superior Court).

The neatest thing about the file is that you can sort by surname, occupation, address...all sorts of ways to find a missing relative in case the surname is not recorded as currently spelled. 

To find the site, you can put Cook County Circuit Court in your browser and when you see Dorothy Brown's site, scroll down til you see the banner announcing the site.  Or you can use.....

Have fun,

Patti Meyers

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