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Cemetery Article Added

New content has been added to the "Articles" navigation -- a short history of the East Bend Mennonite and Memorial Gardens Cemetery (Fisher, Champaign County, IL), first published in the April 2018 issue of Mennonite Family History, along with photos and a...

Bavarian Bircky/Bürcky History

New content has been added under the "Articles" navigation -- an in-depth investigation of four Bircky/Bürcky families that lived in Bavaria at the beginning of the 1800s. Many of their descendants immigrated to America. First published in the April 2018...

Rhodes Anabaptist-Mennonite Cemetery

Photo taken by Donna Birkey while visiting the cemetery in 2008. In the beginning of 2017, an association was formed for the preservation of the Anabaptist-Mennonite cemetery in Rhodes, France. It had become overgrown, some gravestones were...

Illinois Stalter Relatives Sought

Name: Priscilla (Stalter) Mendez Email: wilcilla@comcast.net Comment: Hello, I will be visiting the Eureka area on Oct. 5,6 and 7, 2012 and will use information from your blog to help with my Family tree. Doing this is new for me but my father...

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