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Stories of Interest: Cook Co. Website Gives Quick Access to Old Genealogical Information

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Michael J. Leclerc

Michael J. Leclerc
Director of Special Projects

Daily Herald correspondent Eileen O. Daday on the website of the Cook County Clerk's office, CookCountyGenealogy.com, which offers access to digitized documents from the Bureau of Vital Records, including pre-1936 births, pre-1961 marriages, and pre-1990 deaths.

 

"We were frustrated as an office, because we want to give good service," [County County Clerk David] Orr says in tracing the website's roots. "Putting this information online makes it available to people looking into their own genealogy."

 

Read the full story at the Daily Herald website.


Posted by Michael Leclerc at 09/09/2010 02:29:43 PM | 


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