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Jan Dishon (#46540587)
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Bio Photo In the 1980's I started researching my Linn ancestors (without benefit of computer) but got busy with my sons' activities and put it on hold. In 1999 a cousin got me involved with my Steinberg ancestors and I have been going full speed ahead ever since.

Upon graduating from the University of Illinois my father obtained employment in the State of Washington, far from any relatives. My ancestors (after entering the USA)settled in Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Montana, West Virginia, Pennsylvania, Ohio and New Jersey - I want to experience first hand where and how they lived so I travel the country obtaining data, meeting people, seeing the sights and tramping cemeteries. I missed the "cousin experience" growing up and think that is why I enjoy genealogy so much -- meeting new cousins (who cares if they are 1st or 10th cousins)and sharing our family histories.

I am researching Linn, Gibson, Weir, Scott, Polk, Steinberg, Koerner, Mitten, Bennett, Switzer (Swisher), Slonaker, Shaw, Goff, Townsend, McCarty and Whitehead, Miller, Schroen, Glabe, Schafer/Schaefer/Shafer. I am also reseaching Dishon, Deshon, DeShon, Deschamps and Herrold for my two sons.

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MidwestMom
RE: Bennett
I saw you made Lavina's memorial, so I thought you might want to make Charles' too. I can do it, just wanted to give you the opportunity. Thanks, Pam
Added by MidwestMom on Jul 22, 2015 2:23 PM
MidwestMom
Bennett
I found Charles and Lavina Bennett in South Side yesterday. Charles doesn't seem to have a memorial yet. Do you want to make one for him since I know you are related to the Bennetts? Let me know, please.

Stone is hard to read, but thought I'd let you know so you can take a look. Thanks, Pam
Added by MidwestMom on Jul 22, 2015 12:42 PM
Karen
Re: Mary Ann Scott
Thank you so much for the transfer!
Karen
Added by Karen on Jul 21, 2015 8:56 PM
Gary Ayers
RE: Cynthia Kessinger
Thank you.

Gary W. Ayers
Added by Gary Ayers on Jul 19, 2015 4:15 PM
Dave Lombard
RE: Isabelle Charlotte Packer
A very common multiple spelling/misspelling. Dave
Added by Dave Lombard on Jul 15, 2015 4:03 PM
Bill Daugherty
Gunsaullus Update
Hi Jan,

I made that Gunsaullus update. Are you related to John Blair Linn (Findagrave #32190936), famous for his histories of Central Pennsylvania?

Bill D.
Added by Bill Daugherty on Jul 12, 2015 3:26 AM
Cyndi
McClain's
Jan,
I am related thru her Uncle Jacob, he is my GGGF. Jacob and Evaline's dau, Alice Belle my GGM, and my GM Alice Evalina Huff.
Cyndi
Added by Cyndi on Jul 04, 2015 10:58 AM
Misty Bruns
Pacheco Cemetery-Leslie Clark
This cemetery is completely unmaintained. The current owner has not respect for those that are buried there.I did find out that LESLIE CLARK is buried in Section K.However, due to the unkept nature of this cemetery I could not locate a footstone or headstone.
Added by Misty Bruns on Jul 03, 2015 5:56 PM
Storres Myers
RE: Stevens tombstone
Jan,

You are welcome. I sent edits for Violet's GPS and last name.--Storres
Added by Storres Myers on Jul 01, 2015 12:50 PM
Storres Myers
RE: William Reeder
Jan,

The monument is inscribed 4 children of William and Eva H. Their markers are not in this plot. Don't forget to do library research on Violet Linn, your request in Cedar Hill.--Storres
Added by Storres Myers on Jun 27, 2015 2:41 PM
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