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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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Storres Myers
RE: Linn tombstone photos
Thank you. I will look for an obituary and other information in the library.--Storres
Added by Storres Myers on Mar 30, 2015 5:45 PM
angel searcher
RE: H. S. Lindsay
Oh My Gosh, you are so fast, and yes I can add alot, Thank You, Thank You so much, you will never know how much this means to me. I am sad at her headstone, that is why it took so long to find her, You are an Angel. God Bless You!!!
Added by angel searcher on Mar 30, 2015 5:34 PM
Storres Myers
RE: Linn tombstone photos

Thank you. It is interesting in that John Ward is next to his mother and Fountain is next to his daughter. There is a place for a third plaque on Fountain's marker. Violet Nancy is a real mystery to me, I can't find a record of her. Did she remarry and have that surname in the records? I made GPS edits. The bright green markers can be seen in the satellite photo.--Storres
Added by Storres Myers on Mar 30, 2015 2:22 PM
RE: Brown, Alan

Glad I could help.
Added by Dalynne on Mar 25, 2015 6:43 PM
RE: Lydia Linn Rupert
Hi Jan,
I'm not sure who her parents are. Two of her children's death certificates have her maiden name as Winn or Wynn but of course I can't find any Lydia Wynns in the census either.
Added by ChrisB on Mar 23, 2015 7:42 PM
Collins Crapo
Raymond Adams #124888914
From the life dates it looks like this person died as an infant. The plot info I was given was North_51_14. Based on that, I looked & looked, but could not find any marker for him specifically. But he may be related (grandson maybe?) to William #8706644 & Susan Adams #8706639 who do have a fancy double marker in that area. So I will upload a wide shot of the area where he might be.
Added by Collins Crapo on Mar 20, 2015 10:44 PM
For reference you can see this family on the 1880 census in Chatsworth, Livingston, Illinois.

Do you have contact information for the cemetery?

Thank you so much for your time.
Added by SLNP on Mar 18, 2015 2:57 PM
RE: Switzer transfer request
Samuel and Anna (Statler) Switzer have sons
Joseph Aug 24, 1877-Aug 28, 1878
Edward Dec 20, 1883-Oct 4, 1884
They have 16 children total.

I linked the parents to Joseph so you could see.

I just assumed that Edward had a typo since it says Oct 4, 1844. I was going to call the cemetery and could not find any contact information.

I looked at your other memorials there doesn't appear to be a relation.

Thank you
Added by SLNP on Mar 18, 2015 2:54 PM
James Morrison
RE: morrison, James Daniel
Hi Jan
I didn't know someone had posted that obit. Thanks for letting me know and I changed the date.
Jim Morrison
Added by James Morrison on Mar 18, 2015 2:48 PM
Jasmin Ramirez
It so amazing of you to do that!(: you never know who's been looking for a loved one for so many years. Bless your friends patience(: Her name is Angie Leilani Fernandez.
Added by Jasmin Ramirez on Mar 10, 2015 1:30 PM
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