Category Archives: Family Tree

New documents added

I was contacted about some documents that I was given by Winfield Mayne of Iowa. Most of them deal with his family that fought in the Civil War. They are about the Battle of Kirksville and the Mississippi Marine Brigade. … Continue reading

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I have updated the database, there are more names, a lot of updates with new information and hopefully I’ve fixed the information that’s been sent to me. Please let me know of any changes you may find.

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New updated program

So thanks to my brother Chris we now have an updated version of the program to run the Main family database. Please let me know of any problems you may encounter. I will update the information as soon as I … Continue reading

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Database problems

So it seems there’s a problem with the database currently. I’m hoping to sort it out soon. I’m also hoping to put a whole new database up with corrections and additional information that I have found in the last year … Continue reading

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Georg Mehn descendants book set

I have found that the self publishing company LuLu does a very good job at printing books for a reasonable price. With almost 32,000 names in the Mehn family database a printed set of books would run around 2800 pages. … Continue reading

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Here is a list of the marriage licenses and receipts that I have scanned in. If you go to the Mehn/Main family tree and then All Media you can find them listed there. Feel free to use them as you … Continue reading

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McFarland family book

Today I was told of a book called “The Book of the Generations of William McFarland and Nancy Kilgore 1740-1912″ which details at least some of the Main and McFarland families. There’s even an physical description of Robert McFarland and … Continue reading

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William Henry Main Sr and Flora Carpenter

This photo is reportedly of William Henry Main Sr and Flora Elizabeth Carpenter on their wedding day25 February 1920. This photo sent in by Bernard Carpenter.

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Interest in Family History CD

I am gauging interest in a Family History CD to see how many people would like to have one. The CD would be created by Roots Magic and have all of the informationĀ  that we currently have. Unfortunately the CD … Continue reading

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New mailing list

I have created a mailing list on Yahoo! for the discussion of the family tree. You may join here http://groups.yahoo.com/group/mehnfamily/ I will moderate the group to hopefully keep spam down. Make suggestions, add corrections, or hopefully help us find answers … Continue reading

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