Eternal Rest was Meant for Thee

Adeline Eick’s obituary appeared in the Chicago Daily News on February 3, 1919: Adeline is not a leaf on my family tree, but perhaps she is a leaf on yours. I hope you’ll stop by her Find A Grave memorial and leave her some flowers. I think her family would like that.

Chicago Research – Home Again

Husband and I just returned from a genealogical vacation in Chicagoland. We explored records at the Gustafson Research Center in Batavia Illinois and at the Chicago History Museum, Harold Washington Library and Newberry Library. We visited several cemeteries including West Batavia, Rosehill, Graceland, Jewish Graceland and Wunders. We spent a day driving through residential neighborhoods and…