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RLNT (#47824061)
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I have been studying the genealogy of our family for over 30 years. My mother-in-law got me seriously interested in genealogy by giving me the book "History of the Hershey Family" by Scott Funk Hershey. The book traced the history of the Hershey family. She is listed in the book and it followed her direct line, as well as others, back to the 1600's. I am in the process of updating that book for my family. In addition to Hershey, our family includes the Kellogg, Corrie, Johnson, Nickerson, Cheney, Rees, Poppen and Albrecht families to name only a few, some famous and a couple infamous. We are connected to a lot of families buried in the Wabash Presbyterian Church Cemetery, where my mother-in-law is interred along with her parents, grandparents and great-grandparents. Other family members direct and indirect are interred in cemeteries located in Crawford, Edwards, Lawrence, Richland and Wabash counties in Illinois as well as in South Dakota, New York, Indiana, Kansas, Ohio and other states and countries.

Some of the information/obituaries I post on my memorials, or pass on to other contributors, may be found in the Lawrence County (IL) Public Library's genealogy department.

I am happy to transfer any memorials that are not a part of my family.

I am back in Lawrenceville, Illinois for awhile and I am also back on line.
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Judy Mecum Balk
Glenn Mecum
How did u make those memorials. Not on findagrave
Added by Judy Mecum Balk on Dec 06, 2016 8:25 AM
Judy Mecum Balk
Glenn Mecum
How did you find my father?
Judith Balk
Added by Judy Mecum Balk on Dec 05, 2016 7:27 PM
RE: Joseph M. Lake
Did you ever solve the problem. I never heard back and was just wondering.
Added by Srp325 on Nov 27, 2016 5:52 PM
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On your write up on William Joseph Risley are you related to him. I am doing research on the Risley family. Wiliam had several children and I have been trying to find information on them.

thanks Myrna
Added by MYRNA MISCH on Nov 25, 2016 9:30 PM
Mari Mills
Re: Carson Smith
Thank-you for your assistance in the updating of the information of my husband's uncle. It makes sense to have only one memorial. Thank, again!

Warmest regards,

Mari Mills
Added by Mari Mills on Nov 18, 2016 2:05 PM
Mary Matherly Barbee
Thank you for the transfer of my family!
Added by kdxdot on Oct 22, 2016 9:04 AM
patricia west / Holland
Thank you
Found them thank you for all your help.
Added by patricia west / Holland on Oct 09, 2016 10:18 AM
Re: Leola Thompson Rohrer
Thank you so much for the transfer. I do appreciate it.
Added by Darlene on Oct 07, 2016 3:18 AM
Re: Leola Thompson Rohrer
Leola Thompson Rohrer # 125393396 is NOT buried in Fairview Cemetery in Vincennes, IN. She is in fact buried in Fairview Cemetery in Elnora, IN. I have almost all of the graves online and I know this family personally and have photos of her gravesite. Would you please consider transferring her to me so I could combine your memorial with mine? Thank you so much. My Find A Grave # 46922657
Added by Darlene on Oct 06, 2016 10:56 AM
Gma Ray
RE: Lyle Colmen Stone #9332627
You are welcome. I had an aunt and it was off a year.
Added by Gma Ray on Oct 03, 2016 2:38 PM
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