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Holy Cow! Where are my Chicago Catholic’s Now?

Event

Title:
Holy Cow! Where are my Chicago Catholic’s Now?
When:
Sat, 19. October 2019, 09:15 h - 10:45 h
Where:
Arlington Heights Memorial Library - Arlington Heights, IL
Category:
Monthly Meetings
Created by:
Howard Cameron

Description

Holy Cow! Where are my Chicago Catholic’s Now?

by Teresa McMillin

The first Chicago Catholic church opened in 1833, and by 1900 there were about 140 Catholic churches in the city. Finding your Catholic ancestor’s sacramental records (baptism, confirmation, marriage, and funeral) can be a daunting task without a few key pieces of information. This lecture will explain how to find the data necessary to tap into these valuable resources. Once potential churches are identified, the process of finding the records for that church and timeframe will be explained.

Teresa Steinkamp McMillin, CG, is an author of the Guide to Hanover Military Military Records 1514-1866 on Microfilm at the Family History Library. She researches German ancestry and specializes in reading German script. She regularly speaks for national, regional and local genealogical societies and conferences. Recently she recorded two courses for Ancestry Academy.

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Venue

Location:
Arlington Heights Memorial Library - Website
Street:
500 N Dunton Ave
ZIP:
60004
City:
Arlington Heights
State:
IL
Country:
United States