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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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Michael D
RE: Edits of my entries involving latitude and longatued
Added by Michael D on Aug 11, 2015 1:09 AM
Eva M. (Davis) Smith #11053858
Hi! Rosetta,
Eva's mother, Mary Ann (Wells) Davis is a 1st Cousin 4 Times Removed to me. Making Eva a 2nd Cousin 3 Times Removed to me. Since you created Eva's & Riley's memorials you should consider doing a Family Link on them Spouse to Spouse. Thank you for posting them for me to find. Now if I could just find her parents. Thank you.
Kathy #47402211
Added by Kathy on Jul 25, 2015 12:18 PM
Maredia Haddock
I am talking about Gary Haddock.
Added by Maredia Haddock on Jul 13, 2015 7:57 PM
Maredia Haddock
RE: Luke Haddock famiiy
For some reason unknown memorials are hard to find in a search. I suggest you place him in the same cemetery as his parents and state in the bio. that it is a memorial and there is no headstone.

Thank you kindly, Maredia
Added by Maredia Haddock on Jul 13, 2015 7:56 PM
Kathryn Goble
RE: Robert Tallman
Thank you so very much. I continue to try to find graves for other ancestors - some success and some not. Such is life. Thank you for your time and effort to help me in the process. Best wishes.
Added by Kathryn Goble on Jul 12, 2015 4:57 PM
Harold Meyer
Theo and Margaret Hensen
I found another child of theirs in St. Johns, Anchor. Harry H. Also could you link Martin to them? 7100564
Added by Harold Meyer on Jul 06, 2015 8:58 AM
Don Looser
RE: Emma Troutt White Knox
I would be happy to accept responsibility for this site. I am trying to get all my direct line people entered on the Looser Family website on Find a grave is proving to be much fun, particularly for relatives in the last 100 years. I'm lovin' it. It is terrific history.

Best wishes to you and yours,

Don Looser
Added by Don Looser on May 02, 2015 10:01 AM
RE: Ashley infant
If you'll tell me the memorial number, I'll be happy to transfer this little one's memorial to you for safekeeping. You'd be surprised how many unnamed babies there are with the same last name. It's a shame we can't give them full names all these years later. My maternal grandfather had two siblings who died at birth or soon after and weren't given names. :-(
Added by DogMama08 on Apr 24, 2015 10:39 AM
Jeff Allen
RE: Jim McPherson's obituary
I am related to the McPherson's here in Illinois. I would be James' grand nephew a couple of times removed but it would be a honor to manage their memorials. I do also have his wife's obituary from 2005.

Edith McPherson.

GIBSON CITY -- Edith Irene McPherson, 76, of Gibson City died at 9:25 p.m. Friday (Aug. 12, 2005) at ASTA Care Center, Paxton.

Her funeral will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Lamb Funeral Home, 303 N. Church St., Gibson City, Steven Bonk officiating. Burial will be at Drummer Township Cemetery in Gibson City. Visitation will be 5 to 8 p.m. Monday at the funeral home. Memorial gifts may be made to the American Cancer Society.

Mrs. McPherson was born Dec. 1, 1928, in Summerset, Ky., a daughter of Ola Otis and Effie C. (Roy) Maupin. She married James E. McPherson Feb. 8, 1947, in Paxton. He died March 18, 1999.

Surviving are three sons, Michael McPherson; Dale (Janet) McPherson of Elliott and Wayne (Bev) McPherson of Gibson City; two daughters, Lyndia (Jack) Miller of Foosland; and Sharon (Ronnie) Shepherd of Champaign; 12 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; five brothers, Leonard Maupin of Bloomington; Donald Maupin of Eureka; Bobby Maupin of Bloomington; Sherman "Hobb" Maupin of Oregon; and Kenny Maupin of Kankakee.

She also leaves behind her faithful companion and best friend Gracie, her dog.

She was preceded in death by one grandson, one brother and one sister.

Edith lived in Gibson City since 1969. She was a nurse's aide for many years and a day-care provider for many children in the area. She was a Telecare volunteer.

Thanks for everything,

Jeff Allen
Pontiac, IL 61764
Added by Jeff Allen on Apr 13, 2015 8:16 PM
Carma Muir Golding
RE: Jacob Shupe, Sr.
The tombstone states that this Jacob was 68 when he died, so that matches the 1788 birth date, as he died 26 May 1856.
Thanks again!
Added by Carma Muir Golding on Mar 16, 2015 6:58 PM
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