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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, 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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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
Phillip Allen Sampson
Do you know anything about his line Daniel Samson that is in the Gosport Cemetery in Marion County Iowa is my relative and Levi Samson in the Elk Cemetery in Douglas County Nebraska is Daniels brother are my relatives
Added by FRANKLIN SAMPSON on Sep 27, 2014 7:01 PM
RE: Rachel Neal Leyman
Did you happen to transcribe the inscription on Michael Leyman's headstone?

Added by Judy on Sep 24, 2014 6:12 AM
RE: John Hartman
I remember you, but can't help you.
Added by Dewey on Sep 17, 2014 7:32 PM
RE: John Hartman
Added by Dewey on Sep 10, 2014 8:24 PM
RE: Jason and Olive Dorwart
You are so very welcome! :-) A
Added by Amy on Sep 05, 2014 9:33 PM
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