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RLNT/Genea Logos (#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. 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.

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R Lerch
Thank you so much for the generous transfers, I look forward to adding family links and photos. Best wishes, Bob Lerch
Added by R Lerch on Mar 26, 2015 11:44 AM
RE: John Hitchcock, Jr Memorial # 134983779
Hello! Thanks for the reply. And I guess having his contributor number would be helpful...Sorry! His number is 25684516. Thanks, and I will inform him of the presidential connection!
Added by John P OCONNOR on Mar 20, 2015 7:45 PM
John Hitchcock, Jr Memorial # 134983779
Hello and thanks for all your work at Find-A-Grave. You mention that you are willing to transfer memorials when they are not members of your extended family. I'm writing for 2 reasons. First, if John Hitchcock, Jr is a family member of yours, then I have to say, "Nice to meet you, cousin!" If not is reason 2....and I realize this is beyond the FG "Guidelines"...I'd appreciate a transfer. John Hitchcock is a 7th grand uncle as he descends from Deacon Samuel Hitchcock, my locally infamous 8th great grandfather, Deacon Samuel Chapin, an early founder of Springfield, MA. John's mother, Hannah was his daughter. Samuel's memorial is at #7153097 where you can see the impressive Saint-Gaudens statue rendered as representative of the Deacon. it was commissioned by Chester Chapin, a wealthy "family member" in the late 19th century. (There's a duplicate added 10 years later at #112531249!) Hannah's is at #54533539.

Dave Robison
14 year contributor
Added by John P OCONNOR on Mar 20, 2015 9:46 AM
Sunny Lady
Berlin Cem
So sorry about the cemetery it has been fixed.
Added by Sunny Lady on Feb 20, 2015 4:49 PM
George Wells
Bio added for George Wells.
Added by TLHallam on Jan 13, 2015 7:32 PM
Dale O. Stillwell Jr.
Ellen Harrington
Dear RLNT/Genea Logos,

Thank you for caring for this memorial.

Added by Dale O. Stillwell Jr. on Jan 13, 2015 7:10 PM
Janice (Teel) Crites
RE: Ica Montgomery Anderson
Looking forward to working with you, too, in 2015!

May you and yours have a Happy & Healthy New Year!
Added by Janice (Teel) Crites on Dec 31, 2014 8:30 AM
Carolyn (Woletz) Timlick
Can I please tap your mind for help?
Warm Greetings RLNT/Genea Logos : )
1st of all THANK YOU for all you do for F.A.G!!! Can I please tap your mind for help? I see your note in your profile... "Some of the information/obituaries I post on my memorials, or pass on to other contributors, may be found in the Lawrence County Public Library's genealogy department." I also see that you added dates to, Find A Grave Memorial# 106813408 for Robert A Strickland (Stricklen)..."[DOD & places of birth and death provided by member #47824061.]"

This makes me think that you might be able to help me. I live in Kansas City. MO. I am wishing I could find the newspaper write up obituary of George Stricklen, Find A Grave Memorial# 125453204. Birth: Apr. 13, 1871, Lawrence County
Ohio, USA, Death: Sep. 14, 1885, Lawrence County
Ohio, USA [Edit Dates]
George was only 14 when he passed. It has been passed down that George was hopping over a moving train and lost his balance.

Also, I wish I could find the news paper obit for, Henrietta Stricklen, A Grave Memorial# 125110283,
Birth: Jan. 5, 1891
Jackson County
Ohio, USA
Death: Jan. 11, 1897
Jackson County
Ohio, USA [Edit Dates]

Henrietta passed at age 6 "from her clothes catching on fire after after getting to close to the fireplace"

I wrote the following e-mail to Jackson Co historical Soc, on Nov 25, 2014....
Warm greetings
I found your e-mail address on the Jackson Co historical web page.

I wonder if there is anyone that could look in the old Wellston, Ohio newspaper for me.
I understand that there would be a cost for this.
I am wondering if there was a newspaper write up about the death of my relatives; (I included their info)
Thank you for any help and or insight that you may be able to give
Carolyn in Kansas City, MO

They wrote back Dec 18, 2014...."Sorry to take so long, but I didn't have any luck. I tried the microfilm in Jackson library and didn't find anything. So today I went to Wellston library for the microfilm and Wellston didn't have a paper for either of the dates. They gave me microfilm from Jackson...I looked again but didn't fine anything. I am sorry I couldn't help. Merry Christmas!

So, RLNT/Genea Logos, what does that mean? Were there no newspapers? Or just that there is not micro film? Is this a lost cause (break my heart) Can you help me? Carolyn : )
Added by Carolyn (Woletz) Timlick on Dec 21, 2014 11:45 AM
RE: Carl Augustus Albrecht.
My 2nd Great Grandmother was Caroline Albrecht Gruling. Her family settled in WI. I only know that she had 2 children..a daughter Marie Gruling Pruss who was my great grandmother (died before I was born)she had 7 children and a son Robert Gruling (who had 20 children).

I know from what I was told the Albrechts used to come to visit the Grulings and likewise the Grulings went to South Dakota.

Your daughter-in-law can connect with me by email at

I have quite a few descendants in SD that I am related to twice (on both sides) because a Jacob married Albrecht descendant over in SD. I think it was the Gehm family?
Added by LMM on Dec 09, 2014 7:46 PM
Doretha Diefenbach-Hines
RE: Kittie Baird
Thanks for responding
Added by Doretha Diefenbach-Hines on Dec 08, 2014 4:27 PM
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