June 24, 2014. The annual renewal for the weidner.org domain is fast approaching. Weidner Research Center is in immeidate need of monetary donations to renew the domain name. Please contribute what you can. The amount due is $300.00. I appreciate any amount you can give. Thank you!
May 13, 2014. Corrected cemetery name for John Christopher Nickol buried in Foley, Benton County, Minnesota. Also added burial information for wife and two children. Note this branch of the Nickol family has died out. See the recent updates page.
March 2, 2014. GPS coordinates are entered for all known burials and cemetery locations. If you find an error, please email me. Next project is to enter obituaries as fast as I can. Hope to do another update by March 16th.
March 1, 2014. I've made some updates to the site with the addition of a few more deceased people. I have about 50 or so obituaries to enter - as time allows.
I have made a new Family Group Sheet form. This new form is web based and should work fine. Please see the Submit Your Family Information page for information and the link. This is my preferred method of receiving family information updates.
Please check this site to see if you have unclaimed property in the Illinois State Treasurer's office. I know a few of the Weidner's in here are deceased so the surviving family members might be able to file a claim. Good luck.
If you need documents from the Illinois State Archives please contact Molly Kennedy. I have used her services many times since 2006. She is dependable, reliable, and fast turnaround!