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Mary Schatz (#47226744)
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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: Chauncey Lake
Thank you! It does kind of sound like he married her twice, doesn't it? You find things like that happening in modern times, but don't expect it a century and a half ago. :O

Added by Zella on Mar 29, 2015 3:07 PM
Would you happen to have any information of Charles L. Herr and/or his wife Sarah Ann 'Sadie" (Jack) Herr?

He is my GG Uncle and grew up in Piper City prior to making his home in Kankakee.

I have been trying to determine if he had a second marriage after Sadie's death.

Does the name Bessie 'Linnie' Jack mean anything?

Best regards,

Added by JLHM on Feb 08, 2015 12:46 PM
Thank you Mary!

Added by JLHM on Feb 08, 2015 12:44 PM
RE: Herbert Hansen
Do you have the Mound Grove cemetery records, Mary? I've very interested in some names if you do!
Added by Smith on Feb 05, 2015 8:22 PM
RE: Herbert Hansen
Wow! No I didn't notice that until now.
Added by Smith on Feb 05, 2015 7:58 PM
Jeannie Scarber
Charles E Miller
The death record for WWI veteran Charles E Miller (memorial #73132439) can be found at

Jeannie Scarber on facebook at
The Great War Doughboy Search:Tucson and WWI
Added by Jeannie Scarber on Jan 06, 2015 3:58 PM
Carolyn Troupe Stoll
Helen Troup Nichols
Helens # 96643927, I have her father as Joseph
Troup #96643927 and in ancestry records they
show her mothers name as Margaret Weaver McQueen
# 102440383 Find A Grave. I did not find any other names
for her record. Maybe you could help me out on this
one. Carolyn # 47697510
Added by Carolyn Troupe Stoll on Jan 02, 2015 2:51 PM
James G. Moffitt, Find A Grave Memorial# 98337269
Hello Mary,

I am trying to learn more about James G. Moffitt, Memorial# 98337269. You created his memorial page. I wonder if you created this from records from the cemetery? Any details you can share are appreciated.

Many Thanks,
Added by Amberly on Dec 31, 2014 4:19 PM
Memorial# 83910879
Hi Mary, You entered Memorial# 83910879, Grant Jones along with his wife Leah and 1 child. In both Grant & Leah's you have their parents names. I was wondering if you are related to this couple and where you got the parent info. I have a postcard from a Grant Jones and family from Kankakee IL he wrote to his cousin Edwin Jones in Missouri. From the research I have done I believe this is my great grandfather (Edwin Jones)cousin. If this is true than Grant's father would be a brother to my great great grandfather Rev George Jones from Wales. Any help would be appreciated so I can confirm this or not. Thank you K
Added by Kyotie on Oct 06, 2014 5:09 PM
Brian Miedema
RE: Henry Miedema
Thank You!
Added by Brian Miedema on Oct 05, 2014 6:24 PM
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