|I was born in Mahaska County, Iowa, but have lived in Toronto, Canada; Lisle, Illinois; and for 30 out of the last 38 years in Plano, Texas. My mother wrote down what she knew of her family history and passed it down to me. I have actively been working on my genealogy for about 20 years.|
Names in my maternal line are Smith, Allen, Perfect, Fansher, Price, Farber, Hood, Sloan, Hickman, Howell, and Hereford.
Names in my paternal line are Sheehy, Cox, McFarlin, Gentleman, Kemp, Wright, Bicknell, Cummins, and Rich.