Michael John Neill's genealogy website. Things that cross my path, general research suggestions, and whatever else ...with a little bit of attitude. I don't post "news" just to post it, never post a press release (edited or otherwise), don't feign excitement, and pretty much say what I think.
16 March 2009
Can You Read It?
This comes from a court case in Champaign County, Illinois in the 1860s. It really is not too difficult to read. The individual who signed this document (he was brought up on charges of disturbing the peace or something like that) married a cousin of my wife.