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Lincoln Collection at the Allen County Public Library

Ever since the announcement that the documents from the Lincoln Collection at the former Lincoln Museum would move to the Allen County Public Library in Fort Wayne, I’ve been anxious to see just what treasures are in the collection. If … Continue reading

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Ohio Tax Records – Digitized and Online for Free

Some Ohio researchers are familiar with FamilySearch’s partnership with the Ohio Genealogical Society to index early Ohio tax records. After countless hundreds of hours of volunteer time, we are seeing the fruits of the labor! The tax records from 1816 … Continue reading

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Summit County, Ohio Probate Records to Go Online

This news was released today by FamilySearch and The Generations Network (owners of It will be wonderful for those with ancestors in Akron and Summit County. Salt Lake City, Utah—, FamilySearch, and the National Association of Government Archive and … Continue reading

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More Records on FamilySearch

According to a press release today from FamilySearch, they’ve added to the records (both indices and images) to the pilot FamilySearch site ( For some time, they’ve had all of the images for the 1850 U.S. census (population schedule). Now … Continue reading

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