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kimstankiewicz

Chicago and Cook County Research and More

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kimstankiewicz

Chicago and Cook County Research and More

220

Reviews
1

kimstankiewicz

Chicago and Cook County Research and More

220

Reviews
1

kimstankiewicz

Chicago, IL

Chicago and Cook County Research and More

11 Recent Reviews
209 Legacy Reviews
100% positive

$35.00/hour

Kim Stankiewicz

Chicago, IL
Response Rate

100%

Response Time

2 days


Provider Info
Services
About Me

I am an avid genealogist and have done Chicago genealogy for many years. I love helping others discover something new, solve genealogical puzzles, find unexpected information and discover the unknown. Genealogy is my passion and I would love to assist you!

Research Services

Any and all Chicago and Cook County Research including but not limited to:

*Divorce, Law & Chancery Court Cases
* Probate and Wills Research
*Criminal Court Cases
*Property and Warranty Deed Research
*Polish, German and Bohemian Research including foreign newspaper obituary searches
*Chicago Directory searches
*Naturalization Retrieval
*Polish, German & Latin Record Translation
*and much much more!

Research Specialities
  • Polish
  • German
  • Court Records
  • Catholic
  • House Historical
  • Land Records
  • Lutheran
  • Military
  • Naturalization
  • Vital Records
Research Localities
  • Chicago, IL
  • Cook, IL, USA
  • Poland
  • Germany
Research Repositories
  • Cook County Circuit Court Archives
  • Cook County Recorder of Deeds
  • Newberry Library
  • Illinois Regional Archives Depository (IRAD) at NEIU
  • Cook County Building
  • Cook County Clerk's Office
  • Archdiocese of Chicago's Joseph Cardinal Bernardin Archives & Records Center
  • Evangelical Lutheran Church in America Archives
  • Chicago History Museum
Birth/marriage/death records
Brick wall analysis/research planning
Cemetery photos
Descendancy research
Divorce records
Genetic genealogy
Land/tax records
Lineage determination
Lineage society applications
Manuscript preparation
Naturalization records
Obituary research
Pension/military service records
Photo restoration
Probate/court records
Surname studies
Translation/transcription

Record Retrieval
Images

How to Hire kimstankiewicz for Your Genealogy Research Project

To request a no-obligation quote for a custom genealogical research project, click the red "Submit Research Request" button at the top of this page.

To message the provider before ordering, click the brown "Ask Question First" button.

If you're looking for assistance with straightforward document retrieval tasks, consider ordering one of the fixed-fee offerings below.

Fixed-Fee Document Retrieval Offerings

  • *Naturalization Records from Cook County (Super...
    I can search the microfilmed index for your ancestor and provide a digital copy of the actual naturalization papers available from the Cook County ...

    $10.00/record

  • Document Retrieval Offering Details

    *Naturalization Records from Cook County (Superior, Circuit, County and Criminal Courts)

    $10.00/record

    Description

    I can search the microfilmed index for your ancestor and provide a digital copy of the actual naturalization papers available from the Cook County Courthouse, Chicago, Illinois.

    If you found an entry in the on-line Cook County Clerk of the Circuit Court database, http://www.cookcountyclerkofcourt.org/NR/about.aspx I will only be able to obtain the Declaration, which will not include any more information than what is in the database.

    If you found an index card in the www.ancestry.com database, that may provide good genealogical information if your ancestor was naturalized after 1906, (some 1904-1906 naturalizations have good information also). If the index card states “court order only”, most likely there will only be one page for his naturalization and won’t include much significant information.

    Please feel free to contact me with any questions first if needed. Thanks!

    Ordering Instructions

    Please include your ancestor’s full name and possible spelling variations, country of birth if known, date of birth (approximate is fine), date of immigration if known, address of ancestor if known and approximate date of naturalization.


    ×
  • Chicago Obit Look Up (Can't find on-line or in ...
    I will hand search the Chicago Daily News which published many death notices and obituaries. This newspaper has not been digitized or published on-...

    $8.00/record

  • Document Retrieval Offering Details

    Chicago Obit Look Up (Can't find on-line or in Chicago Tribune)

    $8.00/record

    Description

    I will hand search the Chicago Daily News which published many death notices and obituaries. This newspaper has not been digitized or published on-line.

    Ordering Instructions

    Please include the decedent’s name and date of death.


    ×
  • Chicago Bohemian Obituary Index Look Up
    I will search the Denni Hlasatel Obituary Index for your ancestor. I will provide a photocopy of the page if found. This is not the actual obituary...

    $3.00/record

  • Document Retrieval Offering Details

    Chicago Bohemian Obituary Index Look Up

    $3.00/record

    Description

    I will search the Denni Hlasatel Obituary Index for your ancestor. I will provide a photocopy of the page if found. This is not the actual obituary but does provide date of obituary publication in this Czech language newspaper. Up to 5 surnames can be included.

    Ordering Instructions

    Please provide name and approximate date of death (if known). My turn around for this is 24 hours (as long as I am in town).


    ×
  • *Chicago German Newspaper Obit Look Up
    I will search for a German language obituary in The Abendpost and Sonntagpost (Chicago). Many times these obituaries are detailed and sometimes inc...

    $8.00/record

  • Document Retrieval Offering Details

    *Chicago German Newspaper Obit Look Up

    $8.00/record

    Description

    I will search for a German language obituary in The Abendpost and Sonntagpost (Chicago). Many times these obituaries are detailed and sometimes include ancestral homeland information.

    Ordering Instructions

    Please include the first and last name as well as the date of death. Thank you!


    ×
  • Chicago Divorce or Lawsuit 1871-current
    To retrieve a Cook County Divorce, Law or Chancery Case/Lawsuit Record requires a 2-step process. These records are not stored at the courthouse, o...

    $35.00/record

  • Document Retrieval Offering Details

    Chicago Divorce or Lawsuit 1871-current

    $35.00/record

    Description

    To retrieve a Cook County Divorce, Law or Chancery Case/Lawsuit Record requires a 2-step process. These records are not stored at the courthouse, only the index is. If a case is found in the index, the records will be transferred from an off site storage facility for viewing on another day. This process can take a few weeks. I charge a $10.00 fee for the index look up. The scanning charges are based on my hourly fee of $35.00/hour. I can typically scan around 30-35 pages in an hour, dependent upon how old the case is. The older the case, the longer it might take due to the fragility of the papers. A typical case takes around an hour to scan.

    Ordering Instructions

    Please include the names of the parties involved in the divorce or lawsuit and the approximate year(s) it took place. If you only know one parties’ name, include that and what you know about the case (ex: “John Smith sued his unknown employer around 1892” or “Jane Doe divorced her unknown husband before 1930”) Please include any other information that you think may be beneficial for me to locate the case in the index. Thank you.


    ×
  • *Research (Hourly)
    If you are interested in hourly research, please submit this request and let me know what you are seeking.

    $35.00/record

  • Document Retrieval Offering Details

    *Research (Hourly)

    $35.00/record

    Description

    If you are interested in hourly research, please submit this request and let me know what you are seeking.

    Ordering Instructions

    Include all known information on your ancestor(s). I will review all of your information and come up with a research plan to go further. At that point we can come to an agreement on a limit of hours for research.


    ×
  • *House History, Property Deed or Chain of Owner...
    I will go to the Cook County Building and find the Tract Book page for a parcel of land/property that you are seeking. It will contain the history ...

    $35.00/record

  • Document Retrieval Offering Details

    *House History, Property Deed or Chain of Ownership

    $35.00/record

    Description

    I will go to the Cook County Building and find the Tract Book page for a parcel of land/property that you are seeking. It will contain the history of this parcel of land which will include the names of all of the buyers and sellers of this property from 1871-1985 and the dates that it changed ownership. From this, I can get the appropriate document numbers and retrieve the Property Deed when your ancestor purchased the property.

    Ordering Instructions

    Please include the PIN# and/or legal description (if known). If you do not have the PIN# and/or legal description, please include the address of the property you are seeking information for and the year your ancestors lived there (approximate is fine). If you are unsure of the approximate year, it is important that I know if the address you have is pre-1909 or after 1909 as that is when the addresses in Chicago changed.


    ×
  • Chicago Newberry Library (Church Records, Direc...
    The Newberry Library has many church records that are not microfilmed by the LDS. I can do a look up for you if you find something on the Newberry’...

    $35.00/record

  • Document Retrieval Offering Details

    Chicago Newberry Library (Church Records, Directory Search, and anything else they hold)

    $35.00/record

    Description

    The Newberry Library has many church records that are not microfilmed by the LDS. I can do a look up for you if you find something on the Newberry’s website that you would like researched. If you have a question about whether or not they have the item in need, please send me a message.

    Ordering Instructions

    Please let me know what you are interested in that is held at the Newberry Library.


    ×
  • Probate and Wills Look Up 1871-current for Chi...
    To retrieve Cook County Probate and Wills Records requires a 2-step process. These records are not stored at the courthouse, only the index is. If ...

    $35.00/record

  • Document Retrieval Offering Details

    Probate and Wills Look Up 1871-current for Chicago, Cook County, Illinois

    $35.00/record

    Description

    To retrieve Cook County Probate and Wills Records requires a 2-step process. These records are not stored at the courthouse, only the index is. If a will or probate case is found in the index, the records will be transferred from an off site storage facility for viewing on another day. This process can take a few weeks.
    If a probate is found, I will then return and color scan it for you. For this I charge my hourly fee as some files are large and have been folded tight for many years. On average, I can usually scan around 30-40 pages in an hour.
    If no probate is found in the index, I only charge $10.00 for the index look up fee.

    Ordering Instructions

    Please state name of person who you are looking for and the approximate year for death and any known family members such as spouse or children’s names. Also, include any maiden names for females (if known) and any alias names used. Please include any additional information that you think may be helpful. Thank you.


    ×
  • Criminal Court Records for Chicago and Cook Cou...
    To retrieve Cook County Criminal Court Records a 2-step process is required. The criminal court records are not stored at the courthouse, only the ...

    $35.00/record

  • Document Retrieval Offering Details

    Criminal Court Records for Chicago and Cook County

    $35.00/record

    Description

    To retrieve Cook County Criminal Court Records a 2-step process is required. The criminal court records are not stored at the courthouse, only the index is. If a criminal court case is found in the index, the records will be transferred from an off site storage facility for viewing on another day. This process can take a few weeks. I will then go back to the courthouse once the file has arrived, view it, digitally color scan it for you and upload it. If no case is found in the index, I only charge $10.00 for my index search fee.

    Ordering Instructions

    Please state name of person who was criminally charged and the approximate year(s) of the indictment. Also, include any maiden names for females and any alias names if known. Please include any additional information that you think may be helpful. Thank you.


    ×

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11 Reviews
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209 Legacy Reviews

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epkdans2

Excellent service. I am so happy or have found Kim. I checked into doing this myself via mail directly with the Cook County Court Archives. Kim was actually less expensive and much, much faster than Cook County. It was a pleasure to work with her and I highly recommend her services.

August 2015


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topofthetony

Kim has great communication and kept me informed throughout the process. The final report arrived quickly and came in well-under budget. I am very happy with the result and highly recommend her services. Thanks!

August 2015


Jnrollinsmedres

jnrollins

Thank you so much for finding these divorce files for me. The contents explain so much about my great-aunt that I suspected, but didn't know for sure. I am doing the genealogy happy dance!

August 2015


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pmcgovern

Thanks. I will look these over. About your comment - yes, Emmett and Ann owned 1524 Touhy. That is another project for another day.....

August 2015


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lalena948

Kim did a great job providing a clear scanned PDF document in a timely manner. I will be using her services again for sure.

August 2015


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reganra

Dear Kim, I have just finished reading the probate record you sent me - all 161 pages! I can see it must have been difficult to scan and I appreciate the way you scanned pages twice if they were too wide for the scanner so that I still have all the information. I was hoping to find a will but what you have found for me is in some ways more interesting and includes quite a bit of information I didn't have before. I would recommend your prompt and courteous service to anyone. If I have some more research to do in Chicago, you may be sure of hearing from me again. There is no need to apologise for the amount of time it took to scan as you had warned me it might take over two hours. Thanks very much for your work. Best wishes, Rebecca

August 2015


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nredheffer

Always a wonderful experience. Kim has gone above and beyond. Thank you so very much!

July 2015


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kimmers

Thank you Kim for providing exactly what I need in the time frame requested!

July 2015


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irishwmn

I am very pleased that Kim S. was a able to find The Final Oath Document for my Great Grandfather, John O.K. Enright ( filed thru the Criminal Court in Chicago). The copy was excellent, and service was prompt! I also had sent too much money in my payment, and she pointed that out to me with the report.I feel that the charge for her search was so very affordable,.Thank you, Kim, and I am lining up my next request for Probate Papers...I will use Genlighten multiple times in the future, and will pass along their availability for excellent work and results!

July 2015


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avers2102

Kim did an outstanding job of research for me. Would recommend her highly, especially for anyone trying to research Cook County records. An A+ job.

June 2015


Kim Stankiewicz

Chicago, IL

$35.00 /hour

Response Rate

100%

Response Time

2 days

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I am an avid genealogist and have done Chicago genealogy for many years. I love helping others discover something new, solve genealogical puzzles, find unexpected information and discover the unknown. Genealogy is my passion and I would love to assist you!

Research Services

Any and all Chicago and Cook County Research including but not limited to:

*Divorce, Law & Chancery Court Cases
* Probate and Wills Research
*Criminal Court Cases
*Property and Warranty Deed Research
*Polish, German and Bohemian Research including foreign newspaper obituary searches
*Chicago Directory searches
*Naturalization Retrieval
*Polish, German & Latin Record Translation
*and much much more!

Research Specialities
  • Polish
  • German
  • Court Records
  • Catholic
  • House Historical
  • Land Records
  • Lutheran
  • Military
  • Naturalization
  • Vital Records
Research Localities
  • Chicago, IL
  • Cook, IL, USA
  • Poland
  • Germany
Research Repositories
  • Cook County Circuit Court Archives
  • Cook County Recorder of Deeds
  • Newberry Library
  • Illinois Regional Archives Depository (IRAD) at NEIU
  • Cook County Building
  • Cook County Clerk's Office
  • Archdiocese of Chicago's Joseph Cardinal Bernardin Archives & Records Center
  • Evangelical Lutheran Church in America Archives
  • Chicago History Museum
Birth/marriage/death records
Brick wall analysis/research planning
Cemetery photos
Descendancy research
Divorce records
Genetic genealogy
Land/tax records
Lineage determination
Lineage society applications
Manuscript preparation
Naturalization records
Obituary research
Pension/military service records
Photo restoration
Probate/court records
Surname studies
Translation/transcription

How to Hire kimstankiewicz for Your Genealogy Research Project

To request a no-obligation quote for a custom genealogical research project, click the red "Submit Research Request" button to the left.

To message the provider before ordering, click the brown "Ask a Question First" button.

If you're looking for assistance with straightforward document retrieval tasks, consider ordering one of the fixed-fee offerings below.

Fixed-Fee Document Retrieval Offerings

  • *Naturalization Records from Cook County (Super...
    I can search the microfilmed index for your ancestor and provide a digital copy of the actual naturalization papers available f...

    $10.00

  • Document Retrieval Offering Details

    *Naturalization Records from Cook County (Superior, Circuit, County and Criminal Courts)

    $10.00/record

    Description

    I can search the microfilmed index for your ancestor and provide a digital copy of the actual naturalization papers available from the Cook County Courthouse, Chicago, Illinois.

    If you found an entry in the on-line Cook County Clerk of the Circuit Court database, http://www.cookcountyclerkofcourt.org/NR/about.aspx I will only be able to obtain the Declaration, which will not include any more information than what is in the database.

    If you found an index card in the www.ancestry.com database, that may provide good genealogical information if your ancestor was naturalized after 1906, (some 1904-1906 naturalizations have good information also). If the index card states “court order only”, most likely there will only be one page for his naturalization and won’t include much significant information.

    Please feel free to contact me with any questions first if needed. Thanks!

    Ordering Instructions

    Please include your ancestor’s full name and possible spelling variations, country of birth if known, date of birth (approximate is fine), date of immigration if known, address of ancestor if known and approximate date of naturalization.


    ×
  • Chicago Obit Look Up (Can't find on-line or in ...
    I will hand search the Chicago Daily News which published many death notices and obituaries. This newspaper has not been digiti...

    $8.00

  • Document Retrieval Offering Details

    Chicago Obit Look Up (Can't find on-line or in Chicago Tribune)

    $8.00/record

    Description

    I will hand search the Chicago Daily News which published many death notices and obituaries. This newspaper has not been digitized or published on-line.

    Ordering Instructions

    Please include the decedent’s name and date of death.


    ×
  • Chicago Bohemian Obituary Index Look Up
    I will search the Denni Hlasatel Obituary Index for your ancestor. I will provide a photocopy of the page if found. This is not...

    $3.00

  • Document Retrieval Offering Details

    Chicago Bohemian Obituary Index Look Up

    $3.00/record

    Description

    I will search the Denni Hlasatel Obituary Index for your ancestor. I will provide a photocopy of the page if found. This is not the actual obituary but does provide date of obituary publication in this Czech language newspaper. Up to 5 surnames can be included.

    Ordering Instructions

    Please provide name and approximate date of death (if known). My turn around for this is 24 hours (as long as I am in town).


    ×
  • *Chicago German Newspaper Obit Look Up
    I will search for a German language obituary in The Abendpost and Sonntagpost (Chicago). Many times these obituaries are detail...

    $8.00

  • Document Retrieval Offering Details

    *Chicago German Newspaper Obit Look Up

    $8.00/record

    Description

    I will search for a German language obituary in The Abendpost and Sonntagpost (Chicago). Many times these obituaries are detailed and sometimes include ancestral homeland information.

    Ordering Instructions

    Please include the first and last name as well as the date of death. Thank you!


    ×
  • Chicago Divorce or Lawsuit 1871-current
    To retrieve a Cook County Divorce, Law or Chancery Case/Lawsuit Record requires a 2-step process. These records are not stored ...

    $35.00

  • Document Retrieval Offering Details

    Chicago Divorce or Lawsuit 1871-current

    $35.00/record

    Description

    To retrieve a Cook County Divorce, Law or Chancery Case/Lawsuit Record requires a 2-step process. These records are not stored at the courthouse, only the index is. If a case is found in the index, the records will be transferred from an off site storage facility for viewing on another day. This process can take a few weeks. I charge a $10.00 fee for the index look up. The scanning charges are based on my hourly fee of $35.00/hour. I can typically scan around 30-35 pages in an hour, dependent upon how old the case is. The older the case, the longer it might take due to the fragility of the papers. A typical case takes around an hour to scan.

    Ordering Instructions

    Please include the names of the parties involved in the divorce or lawsuit and the approximate year(s) it took place. If you only know one parties’ name, include that and what you know about the case (ex: “John Smith sued his unknown employer around 1892” or “Jane Doe divorced her unknown husband before 1930”) Please include any other information that you think may be beneficial for me to locate the case in the index. Thank you.


    ×
  • *Research (Hourly)
    If you are interested in hourly research, please submit this request and let me know what you are seeking.

    $35.00

  • Document Retrieval Offering Details

    *Research (Hourly)

    $35.00/record

    Description

    If you are interested in hourly research, please submit this request and let me know what you are seeking.

    Ordering Instructions

    Include all known information on your ancestor(s). I will review all of your information and come up with a research plan to go further. At that point we can come to an agreement on a limit of hours for research.


    ×
  • *House History, Property Deed or Chain of Owner...
    I will go to the Cook County Building and find the Tract Book page for a parcel of land/property that you are seeking. It will ...

    $35.00

  • Document Retrieval Offering Details

    *House History, Property Deed or Chain of Ownership

    $35.00/record

    Description

    I will go to the Cook County Building and find the Tract Book page for a parcel of land/property that you are seeking. It will contain the history of this parcel of land which will include the names of all of the buyers and sellers of this property from 1871-1985 and the dates that it changed ownership. From this, I can get the appropriate document numbers and retrieve the Property Deed when your ancestor purchased the property.

    Ordering Instructions

    Please include the PIN# and/or legal description (if known). If you do not have the PIN# and/or legal description, please include the address of the property you are seeking information for and the year your ancestors lived there (approximate is fine). If you are unsure of the approximate year, it is important that I know if the address you have is pre-1909 or after 1909 as that is when the addresses in Chicago changed.


    ×
  • Chicago Newberry Library (Church Records, Direc...
    The Newberry Library has many church records that are not microfilmed by the LDS. I can do a look up for you if you find someth...

    $35.00

  • Document Retrieval Offering Details

    Chicago Newberry Library (Church Records, Directory Search, and anything else they hold)

    $35.00/record

    Description

    The Newberry Library has many church records that are not microfilmed by the LDS. I can do a look up for you if you find something on the Newberry’s website that you would like researched. If you have a question about whether or not they have the item in need, please send me a message.

    Ordering Instructions

    Please let me know what you are interested in that is held at the Newberry Library.


    ×
  • Probate and Wills Look Up 1871-current for Chi...
    To retrieve Cook County Probate and Wills Records requires a 2-step process. These records are not stored at the courthouse, on...

    $35.00

  • Document Retrieval Offering Details

    Probate and Wills Look Up 1871-current for Chicago, Cook County, Illinois

    $35.00/record

    Description

    To retrieve Cook County Probate and Wills Records requires a 2-step process. These records are not stored at the courthouse, only the index is. If a will or probate case is found in the index, the records will be transferred from an off site storage facility for viewing on another day. This process can take a few weeks.
    If a probate is found, I will then return and color scan it for you. For this I charge my hourly fee as some files are large and have been folded tight for many years. On average, I can usually scan around 30-40 pages in an hour.
    If no probate is found in the index, I only charge $10.00 for the index look up fee.

    Ordering Instructions

    Please state name of person who you are looking for and the approximate year for death and any known family members such as spouse or children’s names. Also, include any maiden names for females (if known) and any alias names used. Please include any additional information that you think may be helpful. Thank you.


    ×
  • Criminal Court Records for Chicago and Cook Cou...
    To retrieve Cook County Criminal Court Records a 2-step process is required. The criminal court records are not stored at the c...

    $35.00

  • Document Retrieval Offering Details

    Criminal Court Records for Chicago and Cook County

    $35.00/record

    Description

    To retrieve Cook County Criminal Court Records a 2-step process is required. The criminal court records are not stored at the courthouse, only the index is. If a criminal court case is found in the index, the records will be transferred from an off site storage facility for viewing on another day. This process can take a few weeks. I will then go back to the courthouse once the file has arrived, view it, digitally color scan it for you and upload it. If no case is found in the index, I only charge $10.00 for my index search fee.

    Ordering Instructions

    Please state name of person who was criminally charged and the approximate year(s) of the indictment. Also, include any maiden names for females and any alias names if known. Please include any additional information that you think may be helpful. Thank you.


    ×

Reviews
References
11 Reviews
Friendliness
Effort
Communication
Professionalism
Accuracy
Value
209 Legacy Reviews

100% positive

Profile placeholder avatar image thumb 27 0f147e78cae61fcd41c188a46709b0085e28e8fdcf7b6292909f9f4dcc6213e8

epkdans2

Excellent service. I am so happy or have found Kim. I checked into doing this myself via mail directly with the Cook County Court Archives. Kim was actually less expensive and much, much faster than Cook County. It was a pleasure to work with her and I highly recommend her services.

August 2015


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topofthetony

Kim has great communication and kept me informed throughout the process. The final report arrived quickly and came in well-under budget. I am very happy with the result and highly recommend her services. Thanks!

August 2015


Jnrollinsmedres

jnrollins

Thank you so much for finding these divorce files for me. The contents explain so much about my great-aunt that I suspected, but didn't know for sure. I am doing the genealogy happy dance!

August 2015


Profile placeholder avatar image thumb 18 ae705ac458640d4ed0fc13f425b660272bf53347f35a9aa8186a0cda875aaed2

pmcgovern

Thanks. I will look these over. About your comment - yes, Emmett and Ann owned 1524 Touhy. That is another project for another day.....

August 2015


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lalena948

Kim did a great job providing a clear scanned PDF document in a timely manner. I will be using her services again for sure.

August 2015


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reganra

Dear Kim, I have just finished reading the probate record you sent me - all 161 pages! I can see it must have been difficult to scan and I appreciate the way you scanned pages twice if they were too wide for the scanner so that I still have all the information. I was hoping to find a will but what you have found for me is in some ways more interesting and includes quite a bit of information I didn't have before. I would recommend your prompt and courteous service to anyone. If I have some more research to do in Chicago, you may be sure of hearing from me again. There is no need to apologise for the amount of time it took to scan as you had warned me it might take over two hours. Thanks very much for your work. Best wishes, Rebecca

August 2015


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nredheffer

Always a wonderful experience. Kim has gone above and beyond. Thank you so very much!

July 2015


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kimmers

Thank you Kim for providing exactly what I need in the time frame requested!

July 2015


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irishwmn

I am very pleased that Kim S. was a able to find The Final Oath Document for my Great Grandfather, John O.K. Enright ( filed thru the Criminal Court in Chicago). The copy was excellent, and service was prompt! I also had sent too much money in my payment, and she pointed that out to me with the report.I feel that the charge for her search was so very affordable,.Thank you, Kim, and I am lining up my next request for Probate Papers...I will use Genlighten multiple times in the future, and will pass along their availability for excellent work and results!

July 2015


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avers2102

Kim did an outstanding job of research for me. Would recommend her highly, especially for anyone trying to research Cook County records. An A+ job.

June 2015