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Saturday, January 18, 2014

Where Is This?

This is a place of birth on an baptismal record from Illinois. Where is this location?

Remember that often when transcriptions are made of records the words are often simply read without thinking about where the locations could be.....that's why we are posting this one out of context, because that how indexes are often made.


  1. Looks like it is Bear Creek Township - but whether that is Christian County or Hancock County is up to you.

  2. Bear Creek Township

  3. Bear Cr[eek] T[ownship]. is it.

    It is in Hancock County, Illinois.