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Jeannie Hemphill (#47413042)
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Bio Photo New to genealogy, since moving back to west-central IL (Morgan Co) in 2006. Discovering how deep family Illinois roots are.
1850s German immigrants for mom--
LAYERs-- Tazewell, Iroquois Cos.
RINGEISENs-- Tazewell, Woodford, Ford, Iroquois Cos.
MANNs--Kankakee Co.
From somewhere in county Antrim Ireland, dad's Scotch-Irish
HEMPHILL/McAFEEs arrived in the 1840s, and earlier (buried Springdale, Peoria; Laurel Hill Phila PA)
TAYLORs from Scotland settled in Cass Co.
McCLUN(g)s -- McLean Co.
PALLETT(e)-- Sangamon Co.
James SMITH -- OH/NJ; William Smith KY/VA
Thank you for all the help. Maybe can return favors.
Kindly ask about using photos elsewhere. Add Photo courtesy of Find-a-grave member #47413072 or my name. Thank you!
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RE: Robertson Cem. Cass
Hi Jeannie, I really think there are more names to be entered for this cemetery. It has been several years since I was there - I got my information from the Cass County Historical Society in Virginia. They had a typed list of burials at this cemetery and my great grandfather was listed on one of the pages. If I remember correctly, they gave me a copy of that page so when I entered his information, I created pages for all the others on that page about the same time. I did go out to the cemetery and got lucky and found his tombstone right away but the cemetery is in such bad condition I did not try to go any farther.
About a year ago, some of the other descendants of Henry Ferguson held a family reunion in Springfield and some of them went to the cemetery but I don't think they added any additional names to this site.
Added by Ginger on Oct 12, 2015 12:32 PM
Janice Downing Knight
James F. Jaquess

Margaret Jaquess Castle is the daughter of James F. Jaquess by his first wife, Mary Sciple. He had a son, William Garrison Jaquess, by second wife, Sarah Steele. William G. Jaquess died in 1932 in Tunica, MS. The preferred spelling for his surname is "Jaquess," but it is often spelled with a "c" or with one "s." Feel free to contact me if you want more details. I saw your post on the Jaquess Family Tree page on Facebook, by the way. I am a descendant of Jonathan and Rebekah Fraser Rankin Jaquess. Col. James is not in my direct line, but I have also researched him quite a bit. Janice Downing Knight
Added by Janice Downing Knight on Oct 10, 2015 11:46 AM
Dr.Archimedes Smith
Jeannie, Thank you so much for the article you posted on Dr.Smith. I sent you a private message on Facebook with more details...
Added by Courtney on Sep 28, 2015 3:52 PM
Archimedes Smith
Thanks for helping with this mystery. I am sure it is appreciated.
Added by FranBod on Sep 28, 2015 10:31 AM
Denise Witwer Lahr
Thanks you, thank you for the photo of little Wilma's gravestone. Now all I have to do is figure out who her mother was!
Added by Denise Witwer Lahr on Sep 26, 2015 5:26 AM
Willa Wiley
Jacksonville East Cemetery
Hello Jeannie

If you are still active, was wondering if you would have the time to photograph

John Richard Wiley - 1916-1943 - memorial 128492793

His parents are Hielmer & Izora Wiley

Thanks for your consideration.

Willa Wiley
Added by Willa Wiley on Sep 09, 2015 3:30 PM
I Found your Memorial on my Great Grandfather, Michael. My Grandfather was Louis, last child born of Michael and Maria Eckhardt.
My Uncle Eldon and Aunt Mae have passed, but I would like to compare notes with you on our ancestors
Added by ann on Sep 07, 2015 6:20 PM
Zoe Tom
Hemphill DNA tests
Write me directly.


Added by Zoe Tom on Aug 29, 2015 3:50 PM
Helen M McLaughlin
Frances Caroline Kirby (McLaughlin)
On Find A Grave - the other children for Frances and Rev. James McLaughlin are:
Harry James McLaughlin 15 July 1866 - 13 May 1947 Parkview Cemetery, Hastings, Adams, NE

Frank Wolcott McLughlin 17 Jan 1867-3 Feb 1935 Ashland County, Ashlang, Cass, Illinois

Halen Margart McLaughlin - 21 Oct. 1869-Mar 1872
Born in California I'm quite certain died in Jacksonville, Illinois age 1
I can't find death date or Find a Grave for her
Are yuu related to Frances C. McLaughlin?
I would love to put you on my Family tree at if so.
Thank you.
Helen McLaughlin
Added by Helen M McLaughlin on Aug 02, 2015 10:47 AM
Diana Moore- Medina
I am transferring these memorials to you.
I was happy to start them for our cemetery.
But if you have a connection to them I am happy to transfer them to you.

Thanks, Diana
Added by Diana Moore- Medina on Jun 22, 2015 7:14 AM
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