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Jan Dishon (#46540587)
 member for 13 years, 5 months, 17 days
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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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Roy Kean
Thank you for adding his Mom and Dad to his Memorial.
Added by Anonymous on Nov 21, 2015 12:17 PM
Mary K.. Gummo/Sullivan
could you transfer Myron E. Gummo#65145762 & Sophia Wren#65145770 too me and I will add notes and family

Thank You for posting them for me, Mary K. Gummo#47109975
Added by Mary K.. Gummo/Sullivan on Nov 19, 2015 9:13 AM
Diane Hurst
RE: Richard Donald Tharp
2002 is one of the few years that aren't available in the archives. Sorry!
Added by Diane Hurst on Nov 17, 2015 12:30 AM
Diane Hurst
Just realized I could lookup Richard's obituary. I've posted it to his memorial page.
Added by Diane Hurst on Nov 16, 2015 10:07 PM
Diane Hurst
Richard Donald/Allen Tharp
I entered his name as it appears on the interment spreadsheet from the cemetery. Hopefully his middle name will be on his marker. There's no mention of Donald on the spreadsheet.
Added by Diane Hurst on Nov 16, 2015 9:53 PM
Jan Tice
Thank you so much for checking for me. I found Wm Wallace Sanders grave last week, here in Kansas, but he was obviously orphaned sometime before his 9th bd and we are trying to find out if the Bickhams were family. Love Findagrave and all the great folks on here. Thanks again.
Added by Jan Tice on Nov 03, 2015 7:12 PM
RE: Anthony, Martha Venditte
You are very welcome.
Added by SRGF on Nov 03, 2015 6:22 PM
Jan Tice
148239331 and 148239331
Re John Bickham 148239331 and Jane Bickham 148239360. I notice that you left flowers on Findagrave for these folks. In the 1850 and 1860 census there was a young man living with them names William Wallace Saunders (Sanders), age 9 and 19. He joined the Civil War 98th VOI Company G and later settled in Kansas. Died 1928. Mr. Sanders is my husband's G Grandfather and I would love to know his parents names, if he was related to the Bickhams, anything you may know about him. There was also a Nancy Smith living with them, she was identified in the 1860 as a domestic.

Thank you for any help you can provide.

Jan Jeffries Tice
Added by Jan Tice on Nov 03, 2015 6:09 AM
RE: Martha Vindette
You're welcome ... the obituary helped me locate her other family members.
Added by SandyBenakSchnackenberg on Oct 29, 2015 3:27 PM
Martha Venditte Memorial
Hello Jan ... I transferred Martha Venditte's memorial to you as you are her family ... regardless of how many generations back your relation goes! Plz request I transfer others if they are your family also ... I am HAPPY to do so! Sandy
Added by SandyBenakSchnackenberg on Oct 29, 2015 12:53 PM
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