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The 1830 Lawrence County census is now online! Many thanks to volunteer
Anne Davee who transcribed the census and indexed it and to James
VanDerMark who proofread it. Check it out at
Also recently added, Marriage record transcriptions from Donna Isom
McDougall, the 1883 Pensioners index for Lawrence County, (part of an
ILGenWeb project) and I am working on adding more files to the records
from the Old Soldiers and Sailors home in Quincy (another ILGenWeb
project). When doing some redesigning of the site, I added a "What's
New" link on the main page to make it easier to check and see if
anything has been added since your last visit.
Lawrence County C. C., ILGenWeb
Greetings Listers! Please pardon the interruption, and if you've recieved
this message on another list, please delete with my apologies.
I just want to remind everyone that the National Genealogical Society
Conference In The States is being held in Chicago this year, from June 7th
thru June 10th! If you've never been to a national genealogical conference
you really need to make it to this one. It doesn't matter if you're brand
new to genealogy or have been doing it for years - this conference has
something for everyone!
This is an excellent opportunity to brush up on your genealogy skills -
great speakers and programs. And also to take advantage of the wonderful
research facilities available in the greater Chicagoland area. Those of us
who had ancestors who lived in, or migrated through the Midwest can find
valuable resources at places like the Newberry Library and the National
Archives and Records Administration (NARA) Great Lakes Region to name just
You can save money with Early-Bird Registration by April 21st. If you would
like a registration brochure just let me know and I'll see that you get one
mailed to you, or you can find all the information and even register
online - see the link below! If you belong to a Genealogical or Historical
Society that would like to exhibit I can help with that too. If you have
any questions just write to me off list!
If you are going I'd love to hear from you - it would be nice to meet and
put faces to names I've been seeing on the Illinois mail list. Time to plan
for some summer fun with genealogy! Hope to see you there.
Beverly Levine Smallwood
Publicity Committee Member
NGS Chicago 2006
Registration Online and Questions Answered
At the Conference Website:
Visit the Host Societies Blog at:
Follow the links from the blogspot to the Chicagoland Genealogical
Consortium for volunteer info and the e-show link for online registration.
Lawrence County, Illinois Genealogy Group
Welcome! This is the former Rootsweb list, ILLAWREN. We'll be discussing the history and genealogy of Lawrence County, Illinois including the surrounding region of southeastern Illinois and southwestern Indiana.