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Mary Schatz (#47226744)
 member for 6 years, 4 months, 16 days
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Bio Photo I have been doing my family genealogy for over 40 years. All of my ancestry lines go back to Germany and when they immigrated to the U.S. they tended to settle in Illinois - mostly Kankakee and Iroquois Counties. I grew up in Iroquois County and have spent my adult life in Kankakee County. I am a charter member of the Kankakee Valley Genealogical Society and a member of the Kankakee Historical Society. I worked 15 years for Mound Grove Gardens of Memory in Kankakee, Illinois and assisted the Genealogical Society in compiling the Mound Grove book they published. I am a volunteer at the Kankakee Public Library assisting patrons with their genealogy. Genealogy and local history is a passion of mine. I am proud to be a contributor to Find A Grave and welcome additions and corrections to the information I have added to Find A Grave.
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RE: George Murphy # 74050398
You are very kind. Do you happen to have a link to your ancestry info? If you are willing to look for an obituary, I would be incredibly grateful. My Grandmother (George's granddaughter) lives in Loda, but I live in California, and am doing what I can remotley and when we come back on annual trips. Our time then is limited, and it's hard to look for the information and seek out the paper trail.
You also added his wife, Angeline, # 74050322, and any information you have on her would be wonderful. Wonderful and exciting.
Their daughter Mary Myrtle Murphy Carpenter, # 31115830, is also buried in the Eldridgeville Cemetary. We are leaving for Illinois on June 3, and it is my hope that we will have time to visit this cemetery, if we can find it (Google maps is a bit finicky for this one)
Thank you so much, Mary. Truly. Your efforts are priceless to us so far away.
Kati Carmody
Added by KatiLC on May 03, 2016 7:54 PM
George Murphy # 74050398
I was wondering where/how you have the information that David Murphy is George's father? On the 1860 federal census, there is a Geo Murphy living with a David Murphy. but the head of house is listed as Jacob Murphy. George is my Great great grandfather, and I am trying to track down information about the Murphy's.
Many thanks,
Added by KatiLC on May 03, 2016 5:53 PM
Kathryn J McCloud
Marion J. Kanouse
Mary, Thanks for the edits! Kathy
Added by Kathryn J McCloud on Mar 17, 2016 8:12 PM
Pat Vess
RE: Leona Sarakine
Mary, I do apologize. I thought I had used the edit key. Thank you for letting me know. Enjoy your day.
Added by Pat Vess on Feb 17, 2016 10:16 AM
Bonita Pauline Baker (# 66764054)
Hello Mary,

Thanks for updating Bonita's name, birth and death information and for linking her to her mother. I really appreciate your help!

Kind regards,

Added by botheja on Feb 07, 2016 4:28 AM
Joseph Speicher (# 116475627)
Hello Mary,

Thanks so much for linking Joseph to his first wife. Appreciate your help very much!

Kind regards,

Added by botheja on Jan 28, 2016 7:56 AM
Clarence Speicher (# 116475515)
Hello Mary,

Thanks so much for linking Clarence to his parents. I appreciate your help!

Kind regards,

Added by botheja on Jan 27, 2016 7:21 PM
John Speicher (# 116475568)
Hello Mary,

Thanks for linking John to his mother. I appreciate your help.

Kind regards,

Added by botheja on Jan 27, 2016 7:16 PM
Joseph Speicher (#116475627)
Hello Mary,

Thanks for linking Joseph to his mother. I've submitted another request to link him to his first wife. I appreciate your help!

Kind regards,

Added by botheja on Jan 27, 2016 7:14 PM
Kathy Herzog
RE: Bess St. Pierre
Sure! You can transfer her to me. :) Thank you again for your work!!
Added by Kathy Herzog on Jan 24, 2016 7:20 AM
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