Useful Information – FREE

Free Ancestral Chart from Ancestry – available to everyone

Free Family Group Record Sheet from Ancestry – available to everyone

Free Census Templates – these sheets from Ancestry have all the headings and footers in clear type for easy researching – Everyone

Little known Ancestry databases who have to be checked individually (30+ links) – Ancestry members only 🙁

Former B-N Street Names with their Current Names – Handy when reading old newspapers with old street names

Sources of B -N Street names – Who were the streets named after ??

Elmer E. Garst’s Little Black Book – Stanford information

McLean County Cemeteries – Information and Locations

Good Old Times in McLean County, Illinois by E. Duis was published in 1874 and is in the public domain.  It contains 261 sketches of old settlers, but mentions thousands of other names!

Clicking here will forward you to the University of Illinois who hosts this book in multiple formats, where you can download or read it.

Alice Steinberg has created a surname INDEX of this book for our society which has over 5,000 names. Nonmembers can purchase it for $4.25.

Click here to be taken to our publication page.

Members are allowed complementary access to the surname index thru the members only tab.  (Be sure to login first).  Join now if you are not a member!