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Above is a picture of my husband & me several weeks after we met in February of 1993. We were married on December 23rd, 1993 in Oglesby, Illinois at the home of Jess' brother, Dave & Mary Kohr. ***If you recognize any of these names in your own line...please e-mail me! I need to fill in so many blanks. No matter how minute the info...I can't tell you how many little tidbits of information led to so much!***

This Page was UPDATED on 07 October 2000
First mentioned surnames are in CAPS...


Me- Vicki Sue DONNA b. 1969, Illinois (my line is the first ones listed) Jess Allen KOHR b. 1972, Illinois (Jess' line is after the space in each set) Parents- John (no middle)Donna b. 1926, Illinois Joanne Alberta SCHELL b. 1938, Illinois Richard Herbert Kohr b. 1933, Illinois Rosemary Elizabeth PREISER b. 1934, Illinois Grandparents- Peter Donna b. 1894, Illinois Emma Margaret FOOCKLE b. 1893, Illinois Clare Edward Schell b. 1911, Pennsylvania Frances Alberta STARKEY b. 1913, Kansas Herbert William Kohr b. Unknown Martha BORN b. 1903, Illinois Lester John Preiser b. 1907, Illinois Myrtle Marie CROISSANT b. 1913, Illinois Great Grandparents- Antonio Donna b. Torino, Italy Louisa BOGGIO b. Italy John Foockle b. 1861 in Germany Margaret NIEDERMYER b. 1870 in Peru, LaSalle County, Illinois George Henry Schell b. 1865, Mercer County, Pennsylvania Josephine HEIM b. 1870, Germany Aubrey W. Starkey b. 1888, Pike County, Indiana Ida Pearl BRITTINGHAM b. 1882, Missouri William Herbert Kohr b. 1872, Illinois Hermiena "Minnie" H. HESS b. 1883, Pennsylvania Fredrick J. Born b. 1887, Hobart, Lake County, Indiana Julia (Maiden Unknown) Fred A. Preiser Wilhelmina "Minnie" FISCHER Jacob Heinrich Croissant b. 1886, Peru, LaSalle County, Illinois Rose Mary LEHMANN b. 1895, Leonore, LaSalle County, Illinois 2nd G.Grandparents- Edward W. Foocker/Foockle b. ? (Wife Unknown) Henry Shell/Schell b. 1833, Berks County, Pennsylvania Margaret Anna GEORGE b. 1830, Westmoreland County, Pennsylvnia John Heim b. 1846, Zell Am Ziller, Zillertal, Tyrol, Austria Elizabeth KORNA b. Zell Am Ziller, Zillertal, Tyrol, Austria George Marion Starkey b. May 12, 1850, Indiana Almarinda CROSBY b. March 01, 1855, Crawford, Indiana Rev. Phelix Falls Brittingham b. 1858, Indiana Nancy Lucinda McMURTRY b. 1857, Indiana Jacob Kohr b. 1847, Pennsylvania Elizabeth MEYER b. 1847, Bavaria, Germany John Jacob Croissant b. 1849, Selby Township, Bureau Co., Illinois Mary SEEPE b. 1859, Peru, LaSalle Co., Illinois Ernest Lehmann Mary KAI 3rd G. Grandparents- Henry George b. 1808, Pennsylvania Anna Maria SHELLER b. 1804, Pennsylvania Washington Crosby b. 1821 Alice LONG b. Indiana William Brittingham b. 1817, Gibson County, Indiana Sebra (Also seen as "Savannah")JOHNSON b. 1822 William Wilson McMurtry b. 1818, Warrick County, Indiana Elizabeth STEVENS b. Abt. 1823 Phillip Jacob Croissant, Jr. b. 1814, Munich, Germany Anna Katherina GENZLINGER b. 1814, Bavaria, Germany William Seepe b. in Germany Mary MARKS b. in Germany 4th G. Grandparents- William Crosby b. 1798, Conneticut Electa GRAVES b. 1799, Norwich, New London, Conneticut William Brittingham, Sr. b. 1817, Gibson County, Indiana Dicy HUMPHREY b. 1801, Kentucky Robert Cravins (or Cravens) Johnson b. 1789, Virgina Nancy GARWOOD b. 1790, North Carolina John McMurtry b. 1791, Green, Elliott County, Kentucky Amelia HUDSON b. 1791 Rowan, North Carolina Phillip Jacob Croissant, Sr. b. 1783, Edenkoben, Reinpfalz, Bavaria, Germany Barbara Anna HEINZ b. 1790, Edenkoben, Reinpfalz, Bavaria, Germany Philipp Friedrich Genzlinger b. 1786, Bavaria, Germany Maria Elisabeth BRECHTEL b. 1790, Bavaria, Germany 5th G. Grandparents- Israel Graves b. 1760 Lydia WELLS b. ? German/Jarman Brittingham b. ? (prob. Maryland) (was m. to Tabitha Fields but not my blood line-blood 5th great grandmother unknown) Robert Johnson b. 1749/50 Martha RALSTON b. Abt 1790 Joseph Garwood III b. 1760, Burlington, New Jersey Elizabeth MOORE b. 1766, Burlington, New Jersey William McMurtry b. Abt 1748, Rockbridge County, Virginia Alice (Maiden Unknown) b. Jessamine County, Kentucky Isaac Hudson b. 1761, Kent County, Delaware Nancy (Maiden Unknown) Johann Nikolaus Croissant, Jr. b. Abt 1757, Germany Anna Barbara CLAUSSEN b. 1759, Grosskarlbach, Pfalz, Bayern, Germany Johann Stephan Genzlinger b. 1751, Edenkoben, Pfaz, Bayern, Germany Maria Elizabetha ZIMPELMANN b. 1790, Edenkoben, Pfaz, Bayern, Germany Georg Jacob Brechtel b. ? Maria Elizabeth ALBRECHT b. ? 6th G. Grandparents- Matthew Graves b. 1735, Whately, Franklin, MA Hannah MORTON b. 1744 Joseph Garwood, II b. 1737, Mansfield, Burlington County, New Jersey Leah DEVINNEY b. 1741, Burlington, North Carolina James McMurtry b. Abt. 1724, Bedford County, Virginia Nancy TODD b. Abt. 1724, Armagh, Ireland Johann Nikolaus Croissant, Sr. b. 1731, Edenkoben, Pfaz, Bayern, Germany Maria Ursula MANKIN b. 1725, Edenkoben, Pfaz, Bayern, Germany Johann Philipp Clauss/Claussen b. ? Barbara Elisabetha BORN b. ? (Please note that the BORN name appears in a seperate family as well.) Christoph Brechtel b. ? Clara SCHUSTER b. ? 7th G. Grandparents- David Graves b. 1693, Hatfield, Hampshire, MA Abigail BARDWELL b. 1699, Hatfield, Hampshire, MA Daniel Morton b. 1720 Esther BARDWELL b. 1723, Hatfield, Hampshire, MA (Abigail above is Esther's Aunt) Joseph Garwood, Sr. b. Abt 1700, Shrewsbury, Monmouth County, New Jersey Elizabeth ANTRAM b. 1699, Mansfield Township, Burlington, New Jersey Joseph McMurtry b. Abt 1712, Philadelphia, Philadelphia Co., Pennsylvania Ann BOONE b. Abt 1712, Agusta, Virgina Samuel Todd b. ? Ann HOUSTON b. ? Hanss Martin Croissant b. 1706, Edenkoben, Pfaz, Bayern, Germany Maria Clara ROMMICH b. ? Philipp Carl Manck/Mankin b. ? Anna Margaretha OBERLING b. ? 8th G. Grandparents- Robert Bardwell b. Abt 1647, London, England Mary GULL b. 1657, Wethersfield, Hartford, Conneticut Abraham Morton b. 1676 Sarah KELLOGG b. 1683 Ebenezer Bardwell b. 1679, Hatfield, Hampshire, MA Mary FIELD b. 1684, Hatfield, Hampshire, MA John Garwood b. Abt. 1675, Holdbrook, Suffolk, England Mary FARR b. Abt 1679, Evesham Township, Burlington County, New Jersey* (There has been a questioning to Mary FARR being the wife of John, no actual documentation, use at your disgretion.) James Antram b. 1667, Lancashire, England Mary HANCE b. 1670, Shrewsbury, Monmouth, New Jersey Hanns Wilhelm Croissant b. 1681, Edenkoben, Pfaz, Bayern, Germany Anna Barbara SCHWEITZER, b. 1678, Edenkoben, Pfaz, Bayern, Germany 9th G. Grandparents- John Bardwell b. Abt 1620 Sara SCOTT b. 1622, Allhallows, London Wall, London, England William Gull b. ? Elizabeth SMITH b. 1626, England Richard Morton b. 1640 Ruth (Maiden Name Unknown) b. Abt 1645 Robert Bardwell b. Abt 1647, London, England (Please note Robert & his wife, Mary are also G.G.G.G.G.G.G.G. Grandparents) Mary GULL b. 1657, Wethersfield, Hartford, Conneticut Joseph Field b. 1658, Hartford, Hartford, Conneticut Joanna WYATT b. 1663 William Garwood b. Abt. 1628, Nacton, Suffolk, England Annie ROW(E) b. Abt 1634, Holbrook, Suffolk, England Thomas Antrim (notice sp. change) b. 1620, Salisbury, Wiltshire, England (Wife Unknown) John Hance b. 1643, Shrewsbury, Monmouth, New Jersey Elizabeth HANSON b. 1645, Dover, Stafford County, New Hampshire Nikolaus Abraham Croissant b. 1650, Heidelberg, Germany Agnes Barbara HAAS b. Abt 1655, Heidelberg, Germany Christoffel Schweitzer (Wife Unknown) 10th G. Grandparents- John Gull b. ? Ann (Maiden Name Unknown) Samuel Smith b. 1602, Suffolk, England Elizabeth CHILEAB b. 1602, Whatfield, Suffolk, England George Morton III b. ? (Wife Unknown) John Bardwell b. Abt 1620 (Please note John & wife, Sara are also G.G.G.G.G.G.G.G.G. Grandparents) Sara SCOTT b. 1622, Allhallows, London Wall, London, England William Gull b. ? (Please note William & wife, Elizabeth are also G.G.G.G.G.G.G.G.G. Grandparents) Elizabeth SMITH b. 1626, England Zechariah Field b. 1596, Yorkshire, England Mary STANLEY b. Bef 1621, England John Wyatt b. 1620, Conneticut Mary BRONSON b. Abt 1631, Hartford, Hartford, Conneticut Thomas Garwood, Jr. b. Abt. 1603, Suffolk, England (Wife Unknown) Thomas Robert Rowe b. ? Grace (Maiden Unknown) b. ? Hewe Hance b. Abt. 1595, Exeter, Devonshire, England Anne LASHBROOKE b. ? Thomas Hanson b. Dover, Stafford County, New Hampshire Mary PAUL b. 1621, Dover, Stafford County, New Hampshire Simon Croissant b. Abt 1610, Ste Marie, Aux-mines, France Regina Catharina (MaidenNameUnknown) 11th G. Grandparents- William Gull b. Abt 1562, Billingborough, Lincolnshire, England Elizabeth DICKINSON b. ? Samuel Smith II b. 1575, England Barbary MUNFORDE b. 1579, England George Morton, Jr. b. 1585 Juliana CARPENTER b. 1583 John Gull b. ? (Please note John & Wife, Ann are also 10th G. Grandparents) Ann (Maiden Name Unknown) Samuel Smith b. 1602, Suffolk, England (Please note Samuel & Wife, Elizabeth are also 10th G. Grandparents) Elizabeth CHILEAB b. 1602, Whatfield, Suffolk, England John Field b. ? (Wife Unknown) John Bronson b. Abt 1614, Chelmsford, Essex, England Hannah SCOTT b. Abt 1617, Farmington, Hartford, Conneticut (Not sure if Hannah is related to Sara) Thomas Garwood, Sr. b. Abt. 1570, Woodbridge, Suffolk, England Margaret COULLSON b. 1560/61, Woodbridge, Suffolk, England John Lashbrooke b. Abt. 1569, Hatherleigh, Devonshire, England (Wife Unknown) John Hanson b. 1523, Elland, Yorkshire, England Frances PRITCHARD b. 1590 Daniel Paul b. 1590 Elizabeth LEVER b. 1590 Abraham LeVieux Croissant b. Abt 1570, Breroncourt, Germany Valentin (MaidenNameUnknown) 12th G. Grandparents- Thomas Dickinson b. ? Annis TINGLE b. ? Samuel Smith b. Abt 1549, England (Wife Unknown) George Morton b. 1553 Catherine BOWN b. 1556 William Gull b. Abt 1562, Billingborough, Lincolnshire, England (Please note William & Wife, Elizabeth are also 11th G. Grandparents) Elizabeth DICKINSON b. ? Samuel Smith II b. 1575, England (please note Samuel & Barbary are also in generation above) Barbary MUNFORDE b. 1579, England John Field b. ? (Father of John Field) (Wife Unknown) (Mother of John Field) Richard Bronson b. Abt 1586, England (Wife Unknown) Edmund Scott b. ? (Wife Unknown) William Coullson b. 1535, Woodbridge, Suffolk, England Jane LYND(E) b. Abt 1535, Woodbridge, Suffolk, England Thomas Hanson b. 1523, Woodhouse, Yorkshire, England Janet GLEDHILL b. 1525, Barkisland, Yorkshire, England 13th G. Grandparents- Anthony Morton b. 1521 Mary PLUMPTON b. 1538 Thomas Dickinson b. ? (Note Thomas & Annis are also in generation above) Annis TINGLE b. ? Samuel Smith b. Abt 1549, England (Wife Unknown) John Hanson, Jr. b. Abt. 1493, Woodhouse, Yorkshire, England Agnes SAVILE b. Abt. 1496, Newhall, Yorkshire, England 14th G. Grandparents- Robert Morton b. 1497 Alice MARKHAM b. 1499 John Hanson, Sr. b. Abt. 1467, Woodhouse, Yorkshire, England Catherine BROOKE b. Abt. 1469, Woodhouse, Yorkshire, England Nicholas Savile b. Abt 1470, Newhall, Yorkshire, England Margaret WILKINSON b. Abt 1475, Yorkshire, England 15th G. Grandparents- Charles Morton b. ? Maud DALISON b. 1482 John Brooke b. Abt. 1421, Woodhouse, Yorkshire, England (Wife Unknown) 16th G. Grandparents- Nicholaus Morton b. 1455 Elizabeth Alice WENTWORTH b. ?
Need to check the following for accurate dates: Use as a guide only for now
17th G. Grandparents- Thomas Wentworth II b. ? Grace GASCOIGNE b. ? 18th G. Grandparents- Thomas Wentworth b. ? Beatrice WOODRUFE b. ? John Gascoigne b. ? Anne VAVASOUR b. ? 19th G. Grandparents- William Wentworth b. ? Isabelle FITZWILLIAM b. ? John Vavasour b. ? (Wife unknown) 20th G. Grandparents- Richard Fitzwilliam b. ? Elizabeth CLARELL b. ? Henry Vavasour III b. ? Jane GASCOIGNE b. ? 21st G. Grandparents- Edward Fitzwilliam b. ? Catherine CLIFTON b. ? Thomas Clarell II b. Alderwarke, Yorkshire, England Elisabeth SCROPE b. ? Henry Vavasour II b. ? (Wife Unknown) William Gascoigne XI b. Gawthorpe, Yorkshire, England (Father of Jane) Margaret CLARELL b. ? (Thomas II m. Elizabeth Scrope is her brother) 22nd G. Grandparents- Edmund Fitzwilliam b. ? Maud HOTHAM b. ? Thomas Clarell b. Aldwark, Yorkshire, England (Thomas & Matilda are the parents of both Thomas & Margaret above) Matilda MONTGOMERY b. ? Henry Vavasour b. ? Margaret SKIPWITH b. ? 23rd G. Grandparents- John Fitzwilliam b. Enley, Yorkshire, England Elizabeth CLINTON b. Sprotborough, Yorkshire, England William Clarell b. Alderwarke, Yorkshire, England Elizabeth REYGATE b. ? William Vavasour b. ? Elizabeth STAPLETON b. ? 24th G. Grandparents- John Fitzwilliam b. ? Joan RERESBY b. ? Thomas Clarell b. ? Isabella ST. PHILBERT b. ? Henry LeVavasour II b. ? (Wife Unknown) 25th G. Grandparents- William Fitzwilliam b. Emley, Yorkshire, England Isabelle DEINCOURT b. Emley, Yorkshire, England William Clarell b. ? Agnes WALEIS b. ? Henry LeVavasour b. ? (Wife Unknown) 26th G. Grandparents- William Fitzthomas b. Emley, Yorkshire, England (Father of William Fitzwilliam) (Wife Unknown) Roger Waleis b. ? Agnes DeALDWARK b. ? William LeVavasour b. ? (Wife Unknown) 27th G. Grandparents- Thomas Fitzwilliam b. Emley, Yorkshire, England (Father of William Fitzthomas) Agnes BERTRAM b. ? Roger DeAldwark II b. ? (Wife Unknown) John LeVavasour b. ? (Wife Unknown) 28th G. Grandparents- William Fitzwilliam b. Hopton, Yorkshire, England Adela PLANTAGENET b. ? Roger DeAldwark b. ? (Wife Unknown) Robert LeVavasour b. ? Juliane DeROS b. ? 29th G. Grandparents- William Fitzgodrich b. Emley, Yorkshire, England (Father of William Fitzwilliam) Albreda DeLISOURES b. ? Richard DeAldwark b. ? (Wife Unknown) William LeVavasour b. ? (Wife Unknown) 30th G. Grandparents- Godric Fitzketelborn b. Hopton, Yorkshire, England (Father of William Fitzgodrich) (Wife Unknown) Galfride DeAldwark b. ? (Wife Unknown) Mauger LeVavasour II b. ? (Wife Unknown) 31st G. Grandparents- Reginald DeAldwark b. ? Catherine FLEMING b. ? Mauger LaVavasour b. ? (Wife Unknown) 32nd G. Grandparents- William DeAldwark b. ? (Wife Unknown) 33rd G. Grandparents- Reginald DeAldwark II b. ? (Wife Unknown) 34th G. Grandparents- Reginald DeAldwark b. ? (Wife Unknown)


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