10 Replies Latest reply on Oct 8, 2020 5:58 PM by Barbara Faith

    Seeking records of great-grandfather's family


      What is the best place to start researching my great-grandfather's family?  HIs obituary mentions two brothers, Caspar and Jacob Walwer, and a sister "Mrs. Corcoran".  He died before my mother was born, so there are no family stories or records to share.  William was born in Chicago, IL on August 16,1880 and died there in April 1931.  Can I find his father, Jacob (from his death certificate listing), anywhere?  Thanks!