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From: Jackie Greathouse <>
Subject: Re: [IL-COOK-CHICAGO] death records lookup Good surname
Date: Thu, 27 Aug 2009 10:34:53 -0400
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Thanks Cynthia, I do not have an address for them in the 1870's John N.
Good(e) and his wife Margaret McGinnis Good were married about 1865 unknown
location and had all but one of their children in the 1870's apparently in
Cook Co. I *tried the birth and death indexes on line *line saw a notation
where all have not been indexed in those years. They were Catholic however
do not know their church. Many thanks for your reply. Jackie

On Wed, Aug 26, 2009 at 7:47 PM, ChicagoGenealogy <
> wrote:

> A few ideas:
> Record Search Pilot Site at has birth registers that
> cover the early 1870s. You might want to look there for birth records.
> If you found matches, the parents would almost certainly be listed.
> The Chicago Death Index, 1871-1933 lists deaths that the online index
> doesn't (online index begins with 1878) and if you see the names there,
> you can likely get a transcription from a death register from the county
> clerk's office. (I did that for an early 1870s death for one of my
> husband's ancestors.) Unfortunately, I think it would be the exception,
> rather than the rule, to find parents listed. That index gives address
> of death, though, and sometimes that's helpful in suggesting which
> families children might have belonged to.
> Best bet might be to look for baptismal records . . . I'm guessing the
> family was Catholic? Do you have an address for the family from the
> 1870s? If you don't, let me know and I'll see if I can find them in a
> city directory for you. Or, if you do have an address, you can take a
> look for nearby parishes using the tools at If
> you're local, the Wilmette FHC has all of the Archdiocese films listed
> in the catalog, or if you're not, you could order them in at your local
> FHC.
> Of course, you probably knew all this already! <smile>
> Cynthia
> Jackie Greathouse wrote:
> > Dear List ---
> >
> > You folks have been so helpful in the recent past- many thanks- please
> > except another request---In John N. Goode's cemetery plot in Calvary
> > Cemetery, Evanston area there are two children I have not found in his
> > family. There are 6/7 graves listed in his plot. Those persons are all
> > listed in John's family except the following:.
> >
> > Albert V. Good born 14 Jan 1872 died Sept 1872
> > Frederick J. Good born 6 Jul 1876 died Sept 1876
> > ( This child might be John Frederick Good)
> >
> > I realize these are very young children, I am mainly interested in the
> > parents listed in these death records or obits..
> >
> > Thanks in advance for allyou do. Jackie Good Greathouse
> >
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