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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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Deborah Dabrowski
RE: Walter and Bernice Shank
You're very welcome!
Added by Deborah Dabrowski on Nov 14, 2014 12:39 PM
Deborah Dabrowski
RE: Find A Grave Memorial# 138696373
No problem, already done! If you want Walter C & Bernice ' s pages transferred to you, just put in a request from their pages.
Added by Deborah Dabrowski on Nov 13, 2014 3:13 PM
Karen Hill
Kenneth Ely
HI Jan, Found your email - here is how I'm related to Kenneth: read from bottom up:
Kenneth Eugene Ely SR (1916 - 1971)

2nd great grand nephew of husband of sister-in-law of 3rd great grand aunt

Mary Pearl Bennett (1886 - 1975)

mother of Kenneth Eugene Ely SR

George Henry Bennett (1857 - 1930)

father of Mary Pearl Bennett

John Bennett (1821 - 1901)

father of George Henry Bennett

Deborah Goff (1800 - 1825)

mother of John Bennett

Daniel Goff (1778 - 1856)

father of Deborah Goff

John Wesley Goff (1803 - 1873)

son of Daniel Goff

Caroline Nickelson (1809 - 1897)

wife of John Wesley Goff

Philip Nickelson (1773 - 1847)

father of Caroline Nickelson

Philip Hand Nickelson SR (1804 - 1881)

son of Philip Nickelson

Ann W Tomlin (1807 - 1877)

wife of Philip Hand Nickelson SR

John Tomlin SR (1772 - 1839)

father of Ann W Tomlin

Thompson Tomlin (1812 - 1872)

son of John Tomlin SR

Hannah Ann Tomlin (1850 - 1934)

daughter of Thompson Tomlin

Arthur P Athey (1884 - 1943)

son of Hannah Ann Tomlin

Lucille Athey (1915 - 1985)

daughter of Arthur P Athey

Kim Casey (1938 - )

daughter of Lucille Athey

Karen Gail "Dimples" Hill

You are the daughter of Kim Casey
Added by Karen Hill on Nov 12, 2014 9:33 AM
Karen Hill
RE: Kenneth Eugene Ely
Hi Jan,
Sorry that I haven't replied sooner, I don't think I ever rec'd your email. Would you please re-send. Thank you, Karen
Added by Karen Hill on Nov 12, 2014 9:30 AM
RE: 28795010 Litherland
Thank you so much Jan. I really appreciate it, as I know you put in a lot of hard work to get them up there and it is no fun to delete one. I am working in 3 different cemeteries right now with photos and making sure there are no duplicates. Once again thank you very much.
Added by novakpack on Nov 10, 2014 6:04 PM
Amy Tharp
RE: Tharp
Ricky was my son, I don't believe we are related to any Tharp's in that area, most are in Indiana.
Added by Amy Tharp on Oct 17, 2014 10:03 PM
P. Eadie
RE: Salvatore Joseph Mignona
Hi Jan,
You are very welcome. Glad i could assist. Salvatore's photo has been uploaded. Enjoy. Pat
Added by P. Eadie on Oct 04, 2014 10:00 AM
P. Eadie
Salvatore Joseph Mignona
Hi Jan,
Visited Beverly National Cemetery today and photographed Marie Mignona as you requested. With her is Salvatore Joseph (1908-1963). If you would post a memorial page for him, I will be happy to upload a photo of his tomb stone. Please advise. Pat
Added by P. Eadie on Oct 03, 2014 4:03 PM
Kathy LJPC
RE: Leila Peterson
Jan, You are very welcome.
Added by Kathy LJPC on Oct 02, 2014 2:51 PM
RE: Phillip Allen Sampson
I am not sure where I found Phillip I can't seem to find him on here now either but what I was wondering is do you know anything about the Daniel Samson family that is buried in the Gosport Cemetery in Marion County Iowa. Daniel was married to Elanor Pea and I know they had 2 children Levi and Nancy are twins that were born in 1840 in Missouri and I thought Phillip might be one of there children but I m not seeing a memorial for him now either! Don't know
Added by FRANKLIN SAMPSON on Sep 28, 2014 4:33 PM
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