thanks so much ,rick, for the info. this is my mother-in-law's side of the family and she will be thrilled. she was born in benton, illinois and we have gone through there once on the way to st.louis.(she lives in paducah now). i have never seen this book. where could i get a copy, do you know? my email is email@example.com
. i did not know that lewis had any brothers or sisters until i read on this board that azariah had 11 children. i would love to get as much info as i can to fill in the gaps. thanks for getting back to me and any other info you have that might help.