Born: St. Catherine Hospital, East Chicago, Lake Co.,In.
Residence: Cameron Ave., Hammond, Lake Co.,In. - 1951 / 1954
Residence: Govert Rd., Cook, Cedar Lake, Lake Co.,In. - 1954 / August 1970 - Now W 129th Ave.
Residence: Holman Ave., North side, Hammond, Lake Co.,In. August 1970/ October 1970
Residence: 169th Ave., Hessville, Lake Co.,In., October 1970 / October 1976
Residence: 6571 W 129th Ave., Cedar Lake, Lake Co.,In. - October 1976 / December 1997
Residence: 17804 Harrison, Lowell, Lake Co.,In. - December 1997 / June 16, 2016
Residence: Venice, Sarasota Co., Fl. - Winter Months - 2010 / 2014
Residence: Englewood, Charlotte Co.,Fl. - February 2014 / Present
Residence: Lake Village, Newton Co.,In. - June 16, 2016 / 2017 Summer
Occupation: Heavy Equipment Mechanic - Inland Steel, East Chicago, Lake Co.,In.
Education: Jane Ball Elementary, 1-6, - Cedar Lake Lake Co.,In.
Education: Lincoln Jr. High School, 7-8, Cedar Lake Lake Co.,In.
Education: Hanover Central High School, 9-12, Cedar Lake, Lake Co.,In.
Education: Apprenticeship, Heavy Equipment Mechanic, 1977/1981
Organizations: Pope County Historical Society, Pope Co.,Il.
Organizations: Kentucky Historical Society
Organizations: Kankakee Valley Historical Society, Porter Co.,In.
I started doing family research in 1987, when my dad said to me. What are you doing on your next vacation? I said I don't think I was going anywhere, because my wife had to work. He then said he would like to take me to Southern Illinois & show me some things. He showed me old homesteads and family cemeteries. The next thing I know I'm in the county courthouse looking up old records. That was the way you had to do it back then. It's been a fun ride. I still like looking at old records. I think the best time is when I find the land that they lived on.
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