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Re: whitman from chicago illinois
Posted by: cheryl bowes (ID *****8752) Date: May 17, 2006 at 20:32:48
In Reply to: Re: whitman from chicago illinois by deb of 1526

deb thank you for your help im helping a elderly friend from illinois my friend says she had a great aunt named lena mcvicker born in 1876 in peoria county illinois later she married a man from chicago whitman dont know his first name he was told to be the founder of whitman candy co in chicago lena was his 2nd wife they had no kidz but he did have many kidz by his 1st wife he died a few yrs before lena did after his death the kidz came in and took every thing there dad had leaveing lena with nothing so she had to leave she died in 1932 in stark county ill & is buried by her mother emmaline mcvicker id like to know who this mr whitman 1st name is & learn about there life as they were married & did he run the whitman candy co. any help would be greatly appericated cheryl bowes


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