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My Flanders, Hargrave & McClain Families of Illinois

~I Remember Mama~

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Flanders Pioneers of Aneroid Sask. Canada
My Flanders Ancestors
History of Illinois
The Beginning~The Search For Clues
~The Hargrave & Flanders Connection~
Descendants of Sarah Hargrave & Charles G. Flanders
Descendants of John 1. Hargrave
Flanders~Hill Census Information
My Hargrave Ancestors
Descendants of Nicholas Purcell
Bill of the Personal Property & Probate Files of the Estate of Geo B. Hargrave
Revolutionary War Pension Application ~ Abner Flanders
"The Old Slave House" Hickory Hill, Illinois
Slavery in Illinois
Music in Equality
Favorite Family Photos
Family Photos ~ Page 2
~I Remember Mama~
This Page is Dedicated to Our Daughter Shelly Lee Gillihan
Family Profiles
Flanders Obituary Page
Equality Village Cemetery ~Family Tombstone Photos~
~Mama's Obituary~
Family Burials In Illinois
My McClain Family
Laura Ingalls Wilder (1867-1957) Author
Family Documents Page 1
~Family Documents Page 2~
~Honoring Our Flanders Who Served ~
Honoring Our Hargraves Who Served
McClain Civil War Veterans From Illinois
Family & Friends That I Have Found
The Later Generations

The Opal in this photo is a younger, happier version of  my Mother who is now almost 90 years old and the victim of  a terrible mind robbing disease called dementia. For a time the days of her youth depicted here were her only memories but now, they too are gone. She is now an empty shell of what was once this beautiful, vibrant, fun loving girl, the girl I remember and called Mama.
 
Update: Opal passed away, May 22, 2006
Opals Obituary  is on another page........
 ~ Rest in Heavenly Peace until we meet again~

Opal Audrey Flanders
opalmama.jpg
Aneroid Sask.

Dedicated to the decsendants of Steven Flanders