Tuesday, December 22, 2009

Clipping leads to numerous discoveries

This clipping in a vertical file in the Champaign County [Illinois] Historical Archives lead to a variety of discoveries on John M. Fecht and his family. The information contained in this unsourced clipping was the first step in a series of discoveries on John and his family--there's even more to the clipping than is shown in this post.
Issue 21 of Casefile Clues discusses and analyzes some of the records discovered related to the life of John Fecht, include accidental death, court appeals to the state supreme court, fraud, and more.
Subscribe to Casefile Clues now (only $15 a year) and I'll start your subscription with issue 21 just to get you started. We've got interesting things planned for the year ahead. Join us and get in on the discovery and pick up some ideas for your own research in the process.

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