Sadly, cemetery grave markers disappear. Finding an ancestor’s burial is further complicated by an inconsistent or even nonexistent system of burial records. Here in central Iowa, the township clerk is the person charged with maintaining cemeteries and the records. 308 more words
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Your ancestors lived in and were a part of a community. They may have purchased land, attended school, voted, celebrated life events, gone to war, owned a local business, advertised in the local paper, attended church, or broke the law! 562 more words
Factory owner Scott Bittner among 7 killed in Illinois plane crash while returning from NCAA tournament
FOX News: Seven people died in a small plane crash in Illinois Tuesday while returning home from the NCAA basketball tournament in Indianapolis.
The Cessna 414 took off from Indianapolis and crashed just short of the Central Illinois Regional Airport in Bloomington after midnight, the Federal Aviation Administration said. 114 more words