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The Davenport Iowa Library Special Collections and there is a lot more on the site as well.

Find A Grave

Lindsborg, Kansas

The history of Lindsborg.  Most Swedes came through Bishop Hill and as you can see, did go on to establish their utopia/dream.

RAOGK(Random Acts if Genealogical Kindness)

Illinois Database

Swedish Ancestry

A new site that is for both American and Swedish ancestry

If you would like to have your old pictures restored. Contact Lou. Her prices

are very reasonable and she does a wonderful job.


1914 U.S. County Maps by State

Janie Edwards found, rescued, scanned and is now sharing this amazing book.  If you are like me, you want to see where your ancestors lived, on a map.
The dates of the individual maps vary from 1910 to 1914. You can see this excellent resource at:

Irish Roots magazine, the only magazine entirely dedicated to Irish ancestral research within the entire island of Ireland.

Julie Phibbs:

Here are two great links that are for old Geneseo newspapers. They hold a wealth of information for the county. Thanks Larry Parker!!

Microfilm rolls of Orion’s newspapers digitized, from 1877 through 2012. Thanks Don Thorsen!




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