Just some info:

Please keep in mind that I have lots of time and money invested in this project. Many of the names are family members... some a few (not usually very far) generations down the line. Others are names in my husband's family, brothers-in-laws families and my sons-in-laws families and daughter-in-laws families. Some are related to others in my family tree but not directly to me. All information I have personally gathered. I did not use any information from the Mormon Church's many sites. I have researched everything. Most photos belong to me directly, except the ones that I have given credit too.

My family lines are (note: the * are in my family tree {I still have many to mark.}) Jones, Pugh, Knowles, Prothero, Painter, Owens, Nash, Albright, Watkins, Hall, Edgerton, Willoughby, Draper, Charinsky, Aikin, Moore, Meers, Morgan, DalValley (DalVallee), Monson, Klaman, Breeden, Dora, Russell, Williamson, Arnold, Chism, Siddell, Weindenburner, Gill, Ames, Wallis, Chantos, Keller, Davis, Wilcox, Cox, Pate, Gruber, Palmer, Sullivan, Douthit, West, Butler, Reese, Balsley, Smallcomb and the list goes on.

Some folks, on this blog, are friends or friends' parents. Others are individuals that are on the same page as one of my family.

I am willing to do research for others, however I do charge for extensive research and for the cost of research items. To check in some of our local cemetery records they do charge. Birth and Death records also cost. Before I do that search I will require a deposit in my paypal account. Please ask ahead if I will be charged to help you. Also all of the articles I have, I have paid to make copies of .

Give me a Shout-out About Family History

I am not only looking for and posting my own family history, but others that I have found.

Blank lines means the individual is still living at the time that I post the article. I try not to publish any names of living individuals. This is not always possible, as some folks may still be alive and I don't know them. Sorry if I have posted a name of someone you know for sure is still living. Contact me and I will make their name a blank line.
I have the complete obit if you are related and need more information. Please state how you are related in your email.

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Wednesday, December 31, 2014

Roy W. Cochran

Danville Commercial News
March 27, 1942

Veteran Dead At Facility

Roy W. Cochran

     Death came to Roy W. Cochran, 44, veteran of First World War, at 9:03 p.m. Thursday Mar. 26, 1942, at U. S. Veterans Administration Facility.
     Mr. Cochran, who was admitted Apr. 8, 1936 to the local Facility was born May 31, 1897 in Montgomery County, Missouri. Serving as a private in 14th Company, 4th battalion of 162nd Depot Brigade, he enlisted in the World War, Oct. 22, 1918, and was discharged Feb. 5, 1919.
     Surviving are his widow, Lorene Cochran, and a daughter, Nellie, both of St. Louis; and a brother George S. Cochran, Wellsville, Mo.
     The body was sent Friday afternoon to Wellsville for last rites. Local arrangements were in charge of Johnson Funeral Home.

Charles Butler Obit March 27, 1942

Danville Commercial News

March 27, 1942

Life Tilton Man, Ex-Coal Miner, Dead

Charles Butler

Following an extended illness Charles Butler, 73, a retired coal miner, died about 10:30 a.m. Friday, Mar. 27, 1942, at home of his sister, Mrs. Minnie Moran, 115 E. Fourth St., in Tilton where he went Thursday morning from his own home at 211 G. St. in Tilton.

Mr. Butler had resided in Tilton all his life. Son of William and Rose Giesinger Butler, he was born there Jan. 2, 1869. He retired from coal mining about 24 years ago. His wife, Elizabeth Hersinger Butler, preceded him in death in 1931.

Surviving are two brothers, Sam and Ed Butler, both of Tilton; and three sisters, Mrs. Minnie Moran, Mrs. Fannie Russell, also of Tilton and Mrs. Ross Tway, Colorado Springs, Colo. An infant preceded him in death in addition to his wife.

The body is at Berhalter Funeral Home. Funeral arrangements are incomplete.

Sunday, May 25, 2014

Warm weather and time to catch up...

I have so many pictures I want to post of headstones. I will try and get them on here soon.
If I know family connects I will try and post that information also.

Monday, April 21, 2014

Beulah M. Schneider Obit

Danville Commercial News, Danville, Illinois
Sept. 21, 1990

Beulah M. Schneider, 90, of Danville, died at 8:05 a.m. Thursday (Sept. 20, 1990) at Danville Care. Born July 4, 1900, in Pittsburg, Kan., to James and Mary Ehlenfeld Wilson. She married Walter Weston in Danville in 1919. He preceded her. She later married Edward Schneider in New York in 1925. He preceded her in 1962.
Surviving: a son, Walter A. Schneider in Colorado; 2 sisters, Lucille Randall and Ruth Rebenstorf, both of Danville; 5 grandchildren, 7 great-grandchildren. She was preceded by parents, a brother, Warney, 2 sisters, Cora and Augusta. She was employed by Masapequa School Systems in Long Island, N.Y. She was a member of Assembly of God Church in Danville.
Services: 1:30 p.m. Friday at Pape's; Officiating: Rev. Dennis Rodgers; Burial: Spring Hill Cemetery; Visitation: one hour prior to service.

Delores Haggerty Obit

Danville Commercial News, Danville, Illinois
Sept. 21, 1990

Delores Haggerty, 69, of Westville, died at 4:45 a.m. Thursday (Sept. 20, 1990) at USMC, Logan Campus. She was a resident of Vermilion Manor Nursing Home for 16 years.
She was born in Westville June 5, 1921, the daughter of John R. and Mollie Gilman Haggerty.
She was a member of St. Mary's Catholic Church in Westville. She enjoyed helping the other patients at the nursing home. She is survived by a brother, Don Haggerty of Westville; a sister, Dorma Hittlet of Danville; a niece, Debbie ______ and a great-nephew, Kenneth ______.
Services: 2 p.m. Friday, Sept. 21, at Lakeside-Urbas Funeral Home in Westville, with the Rev. David Heinz officiating; Burial: St. Patrick's Cemetery in Danville; Visitation: two hours prior to the service at the funeral home.

Billie Lee Davis

Danville Commercial News, Danville, Illinois
Sept. 21, 1990

Billie Lee Davis, 55, of Danville, passed away at 6:44 a.m. Thursday (Sept. 20, 1990) at USMC, Logan Campus.
He was born April 13, 1935, in Georgetown, son of Francis and Ethel Wilcox Davis. He is survived by: one brother, Lawrence Davis (Rosetta) of Fairmount; three sisters, Winifred Hawkins (Donald) of Cayuga, Ind., Norma Fairchild (Gale) of Veedersburg, Ind., and Pauline Cummings of Tucson, Ariz. He was preceded in death by his parents.
He was employed at several service stations in the Danville area. He was a member of Kingdom Hall Jehovah's Witness of Danville. His hobbies included fishing and hunting.
Services: 1:30 p.m. Monday at Pape Memorial Home & Garden. Officiating Richard Harmeson; Burial: Greenwood Cemetery; Visitation: 2-6 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.

Eric D. Penn Obit

Danville Commercial News, Danville, Illinois
Oct. 29, 1973

Eric Dwayne Penn, four-day-old son of Winston E. and Brenda Kay Tinsley Penn, died at 1:05 a.m. Sunday (Oct. 28, 1973) at St. Elizabeth Hospital, where he was born Thursday. The family resides at 438 Oak.
Surviving besides the parents are the maternal grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. William Pointexter and the paternal grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Robert Penn, all of Danville.
Services will be at 11 a.m. at Leek & Sons Funeral Home. The Rev. Paul O. Thomas will officiate and burial will be in Spring Hill Cemetery. Visitation will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.