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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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Jennifer S. McBride
RE: Bertha V. Barber 66802161
Mary, Thank you so very much for researching my request. My email is I believe Bertha may be my Great Aunt on my father's maternal side. I will let you know what I find.
Thank you so much! Jennifer
Added by Jennifer S. McBride on Oct 21, 2016 12:35 PM
Jennifer S. McBride
RE: Bertha V. Barber 66802161
Thank you, Mary. Have a wonderful time!
Added by Jennifer S. McBride on Oct 09, 2016 3:00 AM
Jennifer S. McBride
Bertha V. Barber 66802161
Hi Mary, could you please get additional information on Bertha. I believe her maiden name may be Nixon? With her parents being Ella R. and George W. out of Hampshire Cnty, West Virginia and Cumberlan, MD?
Thank you,
Added by Jennifer S. McBride on Oct 07, 2016 1:33 PM
Ann Day
RE: Theresa J. Schmitt #134089126

I take random photos when I go there. No idea about this woman. She will be transferred to you in a few minutes.
Added by Ann Day on Sep 24, 2016 7:38 PM
Meridee D Dunn
George MacKenzie and Mary
I have updated their entries with the names of their children. Thank you for the transfer!

Meridee Dunn
Added by Meridee D Dunn on Aug 19, 2016 1:14 PM
Meridee D Dunn
RE: Mary E Larsen MacKenzie
I do have all the information about all their children and I can add a good deal more bio information for them to their Find-A-Grave entries if you transfer their entries to me. One of their daughters married a relative of mine and it doesn't look like there has been much research work on their family based on my findings in MY doing research on them. Thank you!

Meridee D Dunn
Added by Meridee D Dunn on Aug 16, 2016 2:11 PM
Meridee D Dunn
Mary E Larsen MacKenzie
Thank you so much for the quick update on her information. It is appreciated.
Added by Meridee D Dunn on Aug 16, 2016 11:39 AM
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
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