April 23, 2014

Whitmore – Miller in Macon County, IL History

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Macon County, Illinois History – First Marriage Formed in 1829, the county of Macon in Illinois was where our ancestor John Parlen Whittmore wed Delilah Miller, their’s being the first marriage in Macon on 20 January 1829.  John who was […]

A Tenuous Connection To Abraham Lincoln

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Abraham Lincoln When we were little kids in grade school each year we would dutifully make profile pictures of Abe Lincoln and proudly take them home to Mom and Dad. It never occurred to me that many years later I […]

Genealogy Tracking: Wilkersons, Whitmores and L. Frank Boyd – Part 2

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Genealogy Tracking: Wilkersons, Whitmores and L. Frank Boyd – Part 2 Part 2: (continued from Part 1 ) When we left Iowa in 1995 it would be two years before we would return again. In the mean time though, I […]

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