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"IRISH EYES ARE SMILING" (#46591610)
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Bio Photo * I WILL NOT TRANSFER ANY OF MY RECORDS DUE TO PERSONS SAYING THEY ARE RELATIVES AND THEN DELETING>

I have all the Genealogy books for Wapello County Iowa that are in print. Look ups include births, marriages, death, ,cemetery records as well as Johnson funeral home records and naturalization records and St. Marys Catholic church records for Ottumwa, Iowa.

Also obits from the Ottumwa Courier 1932~1987.

MaryLanigan1942@aol.com for more info.


YOU CAN ALWAYS TELL WHERE A BEAUTIFUL SOUL HAS BEEN BY THE TEARS AND THE SMILES LEFT BEHIND

My Lanigan ancestors came to America during the Great Potato Famine of Ireland. Their first child Sarah was born in New York in 1847. Her father John Lanigan and her uncle James Lanigan helped to build the first railroad into Fairfield, Iowa. (name spelled Larrigan in 1860 census) Both signed up for the Civil War in Jefferson County Iowa at Lockridge, Iowa. Both were Catholic. They both settled in Ottumwa, Iowa and that is when my grandpa James Aloysious Lanigan was born in 1860.He married Anna Phillips at the old St. Patricks church at Ottumwa on the South side.

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*SELLWOOD~~England OREGON & IA
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*REISENAUER~~GERMANY~~RUSSIA~~N.D. & CA
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Elsie Foster
Foster's
Am looking for any information you might have on the Foster's from Monroe County Iowa or the town of Foster. I am at a dead stand still. Looking for any obits also from that area. Any help would be appreciated!! Thanks
Added by Elsie Foster on Apr 26, 2017 6:44 AM
Pat Geary
clarissa phillips
could she also be known as Charlotte??...cemetery records state to people in a plot ---Wm W Phillips and Charlotte at sect 22, lot 778-0
Added by Pat Geary on Mar 30, 2017 4:32 PM
John H. DeFord Jr.
RE: DeFord
My DeFord line is in the Knoxville, TN area. Now with that said, have lines in Dallas, TX and told Indiana-Illinois, so I may have family in Iowa just don't know yet.

John
Added by John H. DeFord Jr. on Mar 27, 2017 6:38 AM
C White
E G White
Hi,
EG's my great great grandfather through his son Homer Leslie White. I'm interested in the story of his and Naomi's kids getting farmed out after her and his mother's deaths. This isn't a story I know from the White blue book or my grampa although it seems logical.I know from the civil war records that they granted him leave to return to Iowa for a short time around then. Do you know if Naomi had kinfolk in the area and also do you know where Susan Hartzel is buried? One of Homer Leslie's grandchildren is still alive and she & I are always looking for more family info.
Thanks,
Christine White

Added by C White on Mar 21, 2017 3:49 PM
Paula Stout
Find a grave#74621740
Can you tell me if the cemetery records show his death date 18 October 1852. Checked his probate record and it was dated 3 November 1851, does the marker have this death date?

Thanks,
Paula Stout
fiskstout@yahoo.com
Added by Paula Stout on Mar 19, 2017 6:42 PM
C White
RE: Ephraim Godfrey White
Found it!
https://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=10203260
Added by C White on Mar 18, 2017 1:27 PM
C White
RE: Ephraim Godfrey White
I swear I found photos and other info on this site from someone other than you earlier and now I can't. Photos of his gravestone and all. He's in Iowa, that's all I remember. Will let you know if I come across it again
CHW
Added by C White on Mar 18, 2017 1:12 PM
Linda Linn
RE: Lewis Richards
Thanks for finding his death notice and adding it to Find A Grave!
Added by Linda Linn on Mar 01, 2017 2:05 PM
Linda Linn
RE: Lewis Williams
Thanks!
Added by Linda Linn on Feb 28, 2017 6:15 AM
C White
Ephraim Godfrey White
I've got more family info if you want it. He was my great great grandfather. Photos too. Not interested in having anything to do with Ancestry.com
Added by C White on Feb 26, 2017 11:09 PM
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