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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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Bill Hazard
RE: John Fultz information
Sounds good! Thanks again!
Added by Bill Hazard on Aug 23, 2016 10:13 PM
Bill Hazard
John Fultz information
Thanks so much for sending the great information that I added to his memorial. I've also linked Nellie and Lettie to their mother as well. Thanks for all of your work!
Added by Bill Hazard on Aug 22, 2016 9:34 PM
Dianne Linn Barkey
Ronald H Lynn
Hi this is my Father and I just learned that you are one of my cousins from Thomas J Lynn Jr. Please get in contact with me I just got off the phone with Tom...
Added by Dianne Linn Barkey on Aug 05, 2016 5:06 PM
Cooper
RE: Clarence Parish
You are correct. Sorry about that. Roy is actually his brother. His mother is Sarah Ellah English Barrett 110450594. Thank You
Added by Cooper on Aug 03, 2016 10:36 AM
Penny N.
RE: David Roderick 45767040
Ok....thanks for getting back to me. I do not have any of those names in my Roderick research. But good luck with your endeavor.

Penny
Added by Penny N. on Jul 12, 2016 7:02 AM
Penny N.
David Roderick 45767040
Ok....his children not linked are

John Roderick born 28 Aug 1795 Frederick, MD and died 7 Mar 1875 in Fayette, PA

Daniel Roderick born 30 Apr 1797 Hardy Co, VA and died 30 Aug 1868 in Mongongalia Co, WV

Samuel Roderick born 13 Apr 1809 VA and
died 2 Feb 1899 in WV--he is on findagrave
#9519192

And other family trees on Ancestry.com say there was another son, David, but I was unable to find any information on him.

Are you related to the Roderick's?

Penny
Added by Penny N. on Jul 09, 2016 2:38 PM
Nynaeve
RE: Rachel Mitten
No problem, Jan! I'll keep my eyes peeled for those.
Added by Nynaeve on Jul 09, 2016 10:55 AM
Penny N.
RE: 45767040 David Roderick
Hi,
No, I am sorry that I do not have information where the other children are buried. But thanks for asking.
Penny
Added by Penny N. on Jul 08, 2016 4:24 PM
bhd
Photos requests for Maybelle & James Eastman
HI, I tried to fulfill your photo requests for them in Clarendon Hills Cemetery. There is not a marker(s) on their plot. Some folks like to get a photo of the "grass area." If you would like me to get that type of photo, please let me know.
Added by bhd on Jun 30, 2016 2:38 PM
JackiMex
Evelyn Garren #44436232
Jan, it was very nice of you to add the gravestone photo for Evelyn's memorial.

I would like to ask for your permission to use your photo in my family tree on ancestry.com. Because the photographer has a copyright for each photo, I always ask before placing a photo on another web site. I will, of course, give your name as the photographer and the Findagrave web site as the source.

Many thanks for considering my request,
Jacki
Added by JackiMex on Jun 20, 2016 7:56 PM
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