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Researching a murder in Chicago in the 1890's

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David Allen Lambert

David Allen Lambert
NEHGS Online Genealogist


One of my great-grandfather's siblings I know was murdered in the 1890's.  I have found some newspaper articles, but are there records for those convicted of murder in Chicago, Illinois back then?



The information on Chicago homicides are actually on a searchable database from Northwestern University.  You can search a database of victims and criminals form 1870 to 1930 online at:

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