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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: Stevens tombstone

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

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
Emily De Costa# 28798198
You posted a photo of Emily De Costa's headstone on her memorial page. I am trying to find her husband, Frank S DeCosta Sr, who died on 13 Aug 1976 in Honolulu, Honolulu, Hawaii.

Do you know if he is by his wife, Emily?
Added by Julie on Jun 23, 2015 5:06 AM
Storres Myers
RE: Reeder tombstones

You are welcome. I also uploaded a photo for William Reeder 1861-1894. One side of the monument is a memorial to 4 children of William and Eva H.--Storres
Added by Storres Myers on Jun 18, 2015 1:15 PM
Ross Morton
RE: Memorial# 102356577
Thank you, that clarifies things. I took a copy of the marriage license and made some minor corrections.
Added by Ross Morton on Jun 04, 2015 9:21 AM
Penne Magnusson Cartright Hannum
Mary Templeman
I think that you are right on Mary. On Clarence it's hard to tell on dates. I have a problem on other lines with the census saying how old the child is, even though I have other reports saying the date is about 3 years off. I did notice that Clarence is not buried with Mary - but back then I think it is just where you died. If you want to "edit" the information I will accept it. I did change her middle name to Easter though, instead of "E".
Added by Penne Magnusson Cartright... on Jun 03, 2015 11:25 AM
RE: Hyner Cemetery
Directions sent to your e-mail address for Hyner Cemetery.
Added by GG on May 25, 2015 9:03 AM
RE: Idalette McDaniel
You're welcome! We have emailed in the past about our Linn relatives in Piper. And I think you sent a letter to my mom, Andi Froelich Fish.
Added by KathyH on May 22, 2015 8:34 AM
I love genealogy
RE: Elizabeth Linn McGhee
I looked for either of them on the Clinton County Orphan's Court and Wills Index, no listing. Other than that, I don't have access to any Centre Cty record, except the below.

1874 City Directory, Linn John B, Deputy Secretary of State, h Allegheny bet High and Howard

Found these LINN's on the Centre county Obit Index:
LINN - Also see Lynn
LINN, _____ - See ANGLE, J. S, (Mrs.) Dec 7, 1922 CD
LINN, _____ (Mrs. Henry) nee: Wilson Feb 8, 1907 TT
LINN, Ann - See IRWIN, Anna Pg. 40 in Death Notices 1821-1869
LINN, Augusta Grayson (Mrs. Samuel) - at Williamsport, PA
Aug 2, 1906 MJ BR/Aug 12, 1906 CD/Aug 3, 1906 DW KG/Aug 9, 1906 CR
LINN, Barbara May 25, 1917 DW/May 24, 1917 CD
LINN, Bessie Wilmot (Miss) Spangler SB 1933-34:83, 86, 87
LINN, Blanche (Miss) (d/o Britten J.) Mar 14, 1901 CD/Mar 28, 1901 CD
LINN, Carrie E. Dec 16, 1910 DW
LINN, Carrie Lingle (Mrs. Brittain) Spangler SB 1937-38:42, 44
LINN, Clayton Sep 20, 1907 DW/Oct 3, 1907 CR
LINN, Donald J. - at Beech Creek, Clinton Co., PA Dec 19, 1918 KG
LINN, Eliza - See DeHAAS, Eliza Linn (Mrs. Edward) Nov 1, 1912 DW/Oct 31, 1912 CD
LINN, Elizabeth (Mrs. Joseph) Nov 19, 1897 DW/Nov 18, 1897 BR
LINN, Ellen - See DERSTINE, Ellen Linn (Mrs. William) Spangler SB 1926-27:119, 121
LINN, Fannie Irvin (Mrs. Mills) Sep 7, 1900 KG/Sep 6, 1900 CD MJ CR BR
LINN, Frank (s/o J. P.) Aug 23, 1901 DW KG/Aug 22, 1901 CD
LINN, George B. Oct 31, 1913 DW
LINN, Gus (family) - at Houtzdale, Clearfield Co., PA Dec 16, 1897 BR
LINN, Guy Spangler SB 1933-34:129, 131
LINN, Harriet (Mrs. James H.) Jul 19, 1895 DW KG/Jul 18, 1895 CD/Jul 18, 1895 MJ/Jul 18, 1895 BR
LINN, Harriett Matilda (Mrs. James D.) Feb 22, 1923 CD
LINN, Herbert Spangler SB 1937:138
LINN, Isabella (Mrs. Rev. James) Jun 9, 1871 DW/Jun 9, 1871 CR
LINN, J. Merrill - at Lewisburg, Union Co., PA Feb 26, 1897 DW KG/Feb 25, 1997 CR BR/Mar 4, 1897 MJ CD
LINN, James Mar 3, 1872 DW
LINN, James (age 92) Jan 22, 1897 DW
LINN, James (Rev.) Pg. 92 in Death Notices 1821-1869
LINN, Jane (Mrs.) Pg. 2 in Death Notices 1821-1869
LINN, Jane (Mrs. Joseph) Dec 24, 1908 CD
LINN, John - at Mt. Vernon, OH Apr 17, 1891 DW/Apr 10, 1891 KG
LINN, John Blair Jan 6, 1899 DW/Jan 6 & 27, 1899 KG/Jan 5, 1899 MJ
LINN, John L. Aug 25 & 27, 1881 BMN
LINN, Joseph M. Nov 8, 1901 KG/Nov 7, 1901 CD BR
LINN, Josephine - See MARTIN, Josephine Linn (Mrs.) - at New York City Spangler SB 1937:136
LINN, Margaret H. - See WILSON, Margaret H. Linn (Mrs. Col. William P.) Dec 21, 1917 DW KG/Dec 20, 1917 KG BR CD
LINN, Martha M. - See GUNSALLIS, Martha M. Linn Nov 22, 1912 DW/Nov 21, 1912 CR CD/Nov 14, 1912 BR
LINN, Mary C. (Mrs. Thomas) Oct 31, 1902 DW KG/Oct 30, 1902 BR
LINN, Mary Jane - died in Williamsport, Lycoming Co., PA Mar 3, 1905 KG
LINN, Mary W. Oct 7, 1910 DW
LINN, Mary Wilson (Mrs. John Blair) Feb 7, 1907 CD MJ CR/Feb 8, 1907 DW KG
LINN, Mattie May 5, 1911 DW
LINN, Polk Sep 13, 1901 DW KG/Sep 12, 1901 CD CR BR
LINN, Samuel (Hon.) Oct 16, 1890 CR MJ/Oct 17 & 24, 1890 DW/Oct 17, 1890 KG/Oct 23, 1890 BR
LINN, Sarah Pollock (Miss) Spangler SB 1932-33:97, 98
LINN, Sophia Stover (Mrs. J. Polk) Spangler SB 1926-27:30, 35
LINN, W. Thompson - in Union Co., PA Nov 14, 1895 CR
LINN, Wilson I. (b/o John B. Linn) - at Philadelphia, PA Dec 7, 1893 CD/Dec 7, 1893 CR
Added by I love genealogy on May 20, 2015 4:46 PM
I love genealogy
RE: Elizabeth Linn McGhee
Sure I will look, do you have any ideas at all of birth years, death years, etc? Thanks!
Added by I love genealogy on May 20, 2015 2:52 PM
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