Sites that have helped me in my research

Polish Genealogical Society of America.
Great site with Polish research information and databases for deaths & marriages in Chicago area.

Graveyards of Illinois.
A listing of all the cemeteries with location.

lllinois State Archives.
Death & marriage indexes.

Cook County Genealogy.
Cook County birth certificates, marriage licenses and death certificates.

Homicide Northwestern.
Interactive database of homicide in Chicago 1870-1930 and also links to the Chicago Street numbering changes.

A look at Cook.
Maps and Boundary Descriptions for Wards, Townships, and Enumeration Districts.

Cook County Assessor's Office.
This site has a picture of every property in Cook County.

Castle Garden.
Database of immigrants from 1830-1892.

The Poznan Project database of marriages.
More is being added all the time.

Posen Website.
aka Poznan, Grand Duchy of Poznan, South Prussia, Wielkopolska. Great site and the most helpful mailing list I've ever been on.

Kartenmeister.
Can't find where that town is? This site has the old German names and today's Polish, Russian or Lithuanian names to help find where your ancestors came from. There is even a surname search.

Map of Poland.
My favourite map site for Poland.It's in Polish but lists all those small villages not included on other maps.


Family Trees & Personal sites.

An Obsessed Genealogist Blogs.....
My writings about things I have found and information I am seeking.

My Find A Grave contributions.
As I find time, I am adding information to Find A Grave. This is the link to my listings.

Orbik Family History.
Related family names: Pyterek and Polfus.

Thorne Family Tree Pages. (my webmaster's master)
Researching the ancestors of Sidney Charles Thorne & Amelia Jane Hawkins, of London England. Surnames covered: Thorne, Hawkins, Poole, Allen, Parker, Hunt, Leigh-Hunt, Lapham, Douglas, Kent, Shewell, Skevington & Turner.

Saint Mary's Church Little Driffield. (my webmaster)
Saint Mary's Church and churchyard Little Driffield, in the East Riding of Yorkshire. A description of memorial inscriptions with photographs and a brief history.