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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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Gma Ray
Eva May Mills
There are two memorials for her. Find A Grave #93316153 and 147789876
Added by Gma Ray on Jan 23, 2017 7:28 PM
Gma Ray
Eva May Mills
There are two memorials for her. Find A Grave #93316153 and 147789876
Added by Gma Ray on Jan 23, 2017 7:27 PM
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
Srp325
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
MYRNA MISCH
# 117939774
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
kdxdot
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
Darlene
Re: Leola Thompson Rohrer
Thank you so much for the transfer. I do appreciate it.
Darlene
Added by Darlene on Oct 07, 2016 3:18 AM
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