One day My Aunt handed me a genealogy report introducing me to my 4x Great Grandfather who was born in Germany in 1819...from that day on I was hooked. Since that day 11 years ago, I have assumed the mantle as our family Genealogist and have never looked back.
"A people without the knowledge of their past history, origin and culture is like a tree without roots." -- Marcus Garvey
I'm currently researching the Following:
- Ziegler, Smith, Shaner, Ramsey, Cutright, Reed, and Black families in Champaign, Coles, and Cumberland Counties in Illinois.
- Jacobs, Long, Oshel, Duncan, Garland and Davis families in Missouri
- Conley, Craft families in West Virginia.
- Goodman, Day, Brumagin, Bullock, Houston, Tilley, and Deweese families in Indiana
USE OF PICTURES: You are more than welcome to use any picture I have posted to my or other memorials but please provide the appropriate credit by indicating: © 2010-2021 Tom Richardson on Find A Grave.
TRANSFERS: I'm happy to transfer any of my non-family memorials to anyone who finds that I have entered one of their relatives. Please follow the directions below for transfers or corrections and please indicate your family affiliation. PLEASE go to the memorial- click on the edit button, then select suggest a correction, provide additional information, ask for a transfer or send information for a correction. If you are requesting a transfer, please provide your membership number. Please make the request and I would be glad to oblige. Thank you!