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Caron Stillmunkes (#46942964)
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I am currently working on researching the 300+ veterans listed on the Soldier's Monument in Plainfield, IL. This covers the Civil War, Spanish-American War and WWI. You can visit my website for the book at the website given below.

One of the Civil War soldiers is featured in a new book by author Elizabeth Manvell. If you are interested, you can find the book, "Story Power! Breathing Life Into History!" on Amazon.com.
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Bruce Myers
Pvt. John Wesley Swackhamer
Hi Caron: I visited your website and found out you had the information there all along. Thanks for researching him and also for your Plainfield Soldiers memorial page and book. Would it be permissible for you to post a photo of him at his findagrave memorial? Thanks so much! Bruce.
Added by Bruce Myers on Nov 02, 2014 6:18 PM
Kathy (Hoy) Eltiste
Carrie Hannah Hoy Muxworthy
Hi Caron,

Thank you for the additional info for Carrie. If you have time, I would love to know how you are related to the Hoy Clan.

Kathy
Added by Kathy (Hoy) Eltiste on Nov 02, 2014 3:32 AM
Kathy (Hoy) Eltiste
Hoy family photos
Hello Caron,

First & Foremost, I would like to say "Thank You" for asking me for permission to use the photographic images from my Hoy Family Web-site on your Ancestry Family Tree. I have found your tree, and see that you have already "Copied" the photo's you wish to use to your tree. So, Yes, I am granting permission, and hope you enjoyed viewing my web-site, and found it helpful in your research. My site is the result of over 35 years of research. So as long as the web-site info is listed in the by-line credit, I am grateful.

Again, Many Thanks for Contacting Me, and continued success in your own research,

Kathy
Added by Kathy (Hoy) Eltiste on Oct 30, 2014 8:49 AM
Bruce Myers
Private John Wesley Swackhamer
Hi Caron: I was doing some some research on an allied Will Co., IL line and discovered this subject was killed 8 Oct 1918 in the Meuse-Argonne campaign, the last great allied offensive action of the First World War. His marker is viewable at memorial #55958755, Meuse-Argonne American Cemetery, Lorraine, France. His unit, the 39th Infantry Regiment, took heavy casualties during the fight, about a month before the Armistice was signed which ended all hostilities. His parents [Josephus Swackhamer and Eliza Swackhamer nee Dean] were from Kankakee Co. but he was residing in Plainfield in June 1917, according to his draft registration papers. I noticed he was listed on the Plainfield Soldiers Monument and thought you might be interested. Bruce Myers, contributor #47425897.
Added by Bruce Myers on Oct 17, 2014 8:24 PM
Storres Myers
RE: Wilhelm Stem
Caron,

You are welcome and thank you for acknowledging the photo.--Storres
Added by Storres Myers on Jul 28, 2014 8:49 AM
P McG
Stillmunkes
All transferred.
Added by P McG on Jun 11, 2014 4:07 AM
CryptoGram
RE: Ray and Debbie Faha
You're welcomed, Caron; I was happy to be able to locate them for you. Was Jeanne Goodmann who is also on marker the Fahas' daughter...thought maybe she was also Debbie's mother, but guess not if Debbie's maiden name was Faha. I've only seen three generations together a few times so was wondering if that was truly their relationship.
Added by CryptoGram on May 09, 2014 10:42 AM
T W Zimmerman
RE: William and Hannah Dundore George
Please let me know if you would like any other relations transferred to you. By the way, the Zimmermans in your family are no relation to mine, as far as I can tell. My Zimmerman relations came straight from Germany to Illinois, whereas the Zimmermans who were related to the Dundores were of Pennsylvania Dutch stock.
Added by T W Zimmerman on Apr 24, 2014 8:03 PM
Susan Ford
Elisha James Madison Wood
Whoa- I made him 100 years younger! Thank you for catching that error.
Added by Susan Ford on Mar 25, 2014 6:47 PM
Preserving the Past
RE: Lester W. Sollenberger
Hi Caron,
Certainly, feel free to use the photo of Lester. No need to cite me as the source. But thanks for asking I do appreciate it. I think I have the copy of the wedding announcement for them....I will check my files and if I don't have it will get back to you. Thanks for being willing to share it though.
Have a great evening,
Debbie R.
Added by Preserving the Past on Feb 23, 2014 5:00 PM
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