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My paternal grandmother was Ivy Regina (Mark) Brown. She and her sisters were long lived and told me tales of their childhood. The family includes many farmers and soldiers and strong women who led our family into the present.

Read about the Marks:

Selected Sources:
  • Smith, Richard G. Index to Wills and Estates in Wayne County, Ohio 1852 – 1900. Wooster, Ohio: Wayne County Historical Society, 1987.
  • Genealogical Section of the Wayne County Historical Society. Wayne County, Ohio Burial Records. Ohio: Privately printed.
  • Pension Report of John Marks; 1861-1883; National Archives Civil War Pension Report, Ohio Volunteers, Co.C. 16th Regiment, filed by mother, Isabelle Marks, Box #35175, Bundle #7
  • Smith, Richard G.. Seventy-Five Years of Wayne County, Ohio Marriages 1813 – 1888. Wayne County Genealogical Society, 1979.
  • Genealogy of William Mark Family; 1844-1965; Compiled by Bertha Flickinger Mark
  • Murray, Wendy. Overton Church of God Cemetery Records. Privately Published, 1992.

Read more about this branch of our family in my book. ‘The Mark Family Story’.

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