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Rosetta (#46558106)
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Bio Photo Lots of information about our family was on the verge of being lost, so I began researching both my and my husband's extended families plus families from the small towns we both came from.

Family connections expanded. I received much material for the Dare/Twitty/Baker family from Dare researcher M.Doris Provart Gower, who graciously agreed to my sharing with you. Darnell-Hollaway/ Holloway family got help from Evah Hollaway Lager Picard, Grace Norris Hollaway and Lee Ann Hollaway Bailleu.

The Zahn/Brand/Schneider Kukuck & Voigt family was assisted by Talisman Temple Barbosa, Mary Farley Cummins and David Peipho. The Steinberg/ Koerner family has research from cousins Don & Janet Dickason, Lois Steinberg Adams and Ruth Koerner McCabe.

The extended Martin/Snelling/Shupe family come from my interviews with family members and the research of Terry Harper of Albion, IL, a fellow family member.

The Witt/Hoffman/Franks family has material from Mary Ann Franks O'Neill, Eleanor Hensen Kerber and the website of John Franks.

The Gerken-Helmers (Meyer/Martens, Brandt) family is mostly mine with help of cousins Mary Ann Hill and Eunice Martens Blissard.

Other individuals added information for their extended family. Most of them are credited in their additions. St. John's Lutheran church of Anchor, IL has a public website which gave much data for my great-grandfather and those families who lived near my childhood home.

Now I can share what I've found with others and get even more accurate data. I have used the best information I have, but will gladly correct errors and add or subtract material or transfer memorials if requested by someone closer.

Happy family researching!!
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joe harrington
RE: Ronald Brucker
kankakee daily journal
Added by joe harrington on Mar 28, 2014 3:13 PM
RE: Alberta Hirons Martin
Thanks for the link. It is sort of springy, but the temp. is 24 tonight. Going to be chilly all week. Maybe April will be better.
Added by Rosemary on Mar 23, 2014 11:11 PM
Gail Helton
Marniece Leonard Whitlock
Please disregard my edit suggestion. I was in error. Thanks. - Gail Helton
Added by Gail Helton on Mar 22, 2014 1:55 PM
Jen Drake
RE: Martha Stoller
Hi Rosetta,

Thanks for the fast fix! Yes, I'm related but only very distantly. I'm kind of reaching the outer cousin boundaries of my great big family tree with Stoller cousins now. More concerned about getting her name right so other people can find her. But thank you so much for offering!

Added by Jen Drake on Feb 07, 2014 12:35 PM
Neal L. Martin
Martin Family
I just got your message today. Yes, I would be interested in taking the Martin's and Armstrong's. I haven't had a chance to look through them yet but, if I'm related... sure, I want them. Thanks!

Added by Neal L. Martin on Jan 17, 2014 8:45 AM
Steve Malone
RE: Martin family in Old Baptist, Jefferson Co. IL
Hi Rosetta!

Sure, I'd be happy to take 'em over. I thought Neal would be more interested. Like I said, they aren't my direct ancestors, they're just related to the children of a 4th great grandfather.


-Steve, 47410567
Added by Steve Malone on Jan 15, 2014 8:06 PM
Kathie AAH
RE: Michael Dare
Thank you so much for transferring Michael Dare's memorial to me. I really appreciate it. I hope you and yours are having a great start to your New Year!
Added by Kathie AAH on Jan 12, 2014 6:46 AM
Geraldine Brown
RE: Sadie Piper
The Pipers were connected to the McLaughlin family. My grandmother was Bessie McLaughlin Brooks Wakefield, daughter of Hiram and Elizabeth McCown McLaughlin. Bessie went to California early in her life, married and raised her 5 children there, one of which was my mother Evelyn Brooks Hughes. Lucille McLaughlin was her favorite niece, daughter of her favorite brother, Hezekiah, called Kiah. Lucille married William Phillips.
Best wishes to you and yours for a Wonderful Christmas and New Year.
Gerri Hughes Brown
Added by Geraldine Brown on Dec 24, 2013 4:44 PM
Carolyn Wilson
RE: Jean Milligan Keif
Nope, not related. Except for a couple of really remote connections, I'm not related to anyone at Lyman. Thanks for the nice memorial for Jean!
Added by Carolyn Wilson on Dec 20, 2013 9:14 PM
Don Leuty
RE: Alma Blankenship
Many thanks, Rosetta. No blood, here. This is the wife of a 3rd half-cousin descendant of Thomas Leuty. Came across a cemetery site with obits and pics and added them to my tree. Just hate to let a good piece of data go to waste.

Merry Christmas,

Added by Don Leuty on Dec 15, 2013 2:21 PM
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