I’ve been working on several genealogy-related projects in my spare time. Follow the links below to see the finished products!
Gustaf Medine was my great-great grandfather, who was born in rural Sweden and moved to DeKalb County, Illinois in about 1882.
Peter Sven Medine of Mayfield, IL and his descendants (in progress)
Peter Sven Medine was Gustaf Medine’s younger brother, who emigrated from Sweden to DeKalb County, Illinois in 1881.
This map was created using the 1929 Atlas and plat book of De Kalb County, Illinois : compiled from surveys and the public records of De Kalb County, Illinois, digitized by the Library of Congress. Contains the county map, township maps, and detailed city/village maps. See how I created the map here.
1905 DeKalb County, IL map (in progress)
Local History Research Guides:
DeKalb County, IL Family History Guide (June 2017)
Do you have ancestors who lived in DeKalb County, Illinois? This guide is for those researching their DeKalb County roots, and lists repositories, resources, and helpful websites for genealogical research. Copies of this research guide are available at some DeKalb County libraries and archives.
Do you have ancestors who lived in Wilmette or Kenilworth, Illinois? This guide was written specifically for the Wilmette Public Library, and provides repositories, resources and websites that are relevant to genealogical research in these two villages.