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COMING 2017........................................................................

1/23/17

Don Schmidt Cemetery Tombstones--- Unusual Stones and history of some of the local tombstones.

2/27/17

Roger Engrstrom -------
Who is William "Baby Doll" Jacobson? He was born 16 Aug 1890 in Cable, IL, Mercer County.
Most of his life was spent in Henry County near Orion & Colona. A baseball player who was signed first by the Detroit Tigers in 1915. He played from 1915 to 1926 for
Detroit, St. Louis, Philadelphia, Boston, & Cleveland. He died 16 Jan 1977 and is buried in Dayton Cemetery.

3/27/17 Pat Stuckey DNA ------- What you can find out about your DNA and your ancestors.

4/24/17 Angie Snook Underground Railroad ------ The Underground Railroad that went through Geneseo and the family and history behind the movement.