May 2010

Wordless Wednesday

First Berry-Lincoln Store This is the first store William Berry and Abraham Lincoln owned; located in New Salem, IL in 1832.  In January of 1833, they moved to a larger store across the street from this one.

USCIS: Genealogy

USCIS: Genealogy US Citizenship and Immigration Services website. Can order genealogy record from them; such as naturalizations, etc. See the brochure below. Here is a PDF brochure: “The USCIS Genealogy Program is a fee-for-service program providing family historians and other researchers with timely access to historical immigration and naturalization records. ” from their website. ___________________________________________________________________________________ A government genealogy service lets family history leap off the page LA Times newspaper