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Updated June 10, 2011

06/05/2011 ~ I am currently in the process of updating all of our descendancy reports. They will now be under the "Related Files" section of the page. I am also deleting our two additional pages which were previously linked at the bottom of the page. In general, getting rid of the clutter.

***This site is dedicated to the preservation of the memory of loved ones lost***
*William Louis "Sonny" Watson ~ June 10th, 2011*
*Patsy June (Burris) Hector ~ May 27th, 2010*
*John Ross "Jack" Killian ~ November 30th, 2009*
-Preceded in death by his wife Jenie (Kielion) Killian on March 2nd, 1991.
*Ima Irene (Johnson) Burris ~ September 15th, 2009*
- Preceded in death by her husband Thomas Jefferson Burris on January 24th, 1991.
*Ronald Edward "Ronny" Solomon ~ June 2nd, 2009*
*Press Eugene "Gene" Nunley ~ February 24th, 2009*
- Preceded in death by his wife, Mozell (Scroggins) Nunley on March 26, 1995.
*William Alonzo "Lonnie" Estes ~ December 25th, 2008*
- Preceded in death by his wife, Vesta Louise (Watson) Estes on July 3rd, 2001.
*Mary Jo (Woods) Solomon Merworth ~ August 18th, 2008*
- Preceded in death by her husband, Arthur lee Solomon on November 21st, 1994. Survived by her second husband, Lee Merworth.
*Ivan Ray "Buck" Watson ~ April 15th, 2007*
*John William Burris ~ March 15th, 2006*
*John Edward "Kelly" Kielion ~ February 25th, 2006*
- Preceded in death by his wife, Helen Mary (Wiesbrock) Kielion on November 17th, 2001.
*Beatrice Anita "Bea" (Nichols) Bryant ~ August 19th, 2004*
- Preceded in death by her husband Alfred "Al" L. Bryant on July 24th, 2003.
*Marvin Lewis McDaniel ~ June 16th, 2003*
- Preceded in death by his wife Gertrude "Trudy" Alice (Solomon) McDaniel on May 7th, 2003.
*Vesta Frances (Burris) Solomon ~ February 13th, 2003*
- Preceded in death by her husband Edward Lee "Ed" Solomon on February 29th, 1984.

Surnames researched include: Killian/Kilian/Kielion, Solomon, Burris, Casey, Eckhardt, Watson, Nichols, Ochsenschlager/Slaker, Catledge, Kelley, Vigil, and many others.

My Mother got me interested in genealogy in high school. Since then, we've been at it non-stop. We now have over 12,000 individuals in our tree and many contacts we correspond with. Take a look at the site and feel free to contact me. Enjoy!

My former e-mail address of is now defunct. Make sure you update your records to my current email below.
Lyn Killian and Ashley O'Beck

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Family Photos

  • Ted Cardwell (67 KB)
    Ted Wayne Cardwell, son of William Wayne and Verna Elizabeth (Casey) Cardwell. Owner: Wendy Rimmer
  • CASEY CLAN??? (309 KB)
    This is the "Casey Clan" according to the back of the photo. They are somehow related to Charles C. and Oliver Shannon Casey, sons of Pertilla Casey. Can anyone help us identify them? Owner: Sam Scroggins
  • Casey Family (144 KB)
    Left to Right: Lucy Mozell (Casey) Burris, Charles C. Casey, Verna E. (Casey) Cardwell, Nancy Margaret (Glenn) Casey, Charlie Leonard Cardwell, Maimie (Casey) Scroggins. Owner: Lyn Killian
  • Burris Group (142 KB)
    Left to Right: unknown(child) Pauline Sanderson, Luella Sanderson, Juanita Sanderson, A. J. Burris, (holding john william burris), Mable Sanderson, John Walker Burris, Maude Burris, Anna Bell Burris. This is not including the three kids in front. Taken at the Burris home in Marlow, Stephens Co., Oklahoma. Owner: Lyn Killian
  • Robert Lee Burris (67 KB)
    This is a photo of Robert Lee Burris. This is the first one who died in 1921 in the navy. Son of Andrew Jackson Burris and Georgia Eveline (Youngblood) Burris. Owner: Patsy Hector
  • Uncle Will "Collidge" (115 KB)
    William A. Catledge. Son of Elijah A. and Mary Marshall(Pruitt) Catledge. Brother to "Mattie" T. Catledge. Owner: Lyn Killian
  • Baby Ed Solomon (69 KB)
    Edward Lee Solomon, 1913. One year old. Taken in Arkansas. Owner: Lyn Killian
  • Mattie Catledge (250 KB)
    Martha "Mattie" T. (Catledge) Solomon Prather. Taken in Mena, Polk Co., Arkansas. Taken around 1910?. Owner: Lyn Killian
  • Peter, Katherine, Jenie, and John. (335 KB)
    Left to Right: Piotr (Peter) Kielion, Katarzyna (Katherine) (Olesinska) Kielion, Jenie (Kielion) Killian, and John Edward Kielion. Taken in Batavia, Kane Co., Illinois. Owner: Ashley Killian
  • Earnest Daniel Solomon (419 KB)
    Earnest Daniel Solomon, son of John W. and "Mattie" (Catledge) Solomon, in front of a store in Mena, Polk Co., Arkansas. Earnest is on the very far right. Taken between 1911-1915?. Owner: Lyn Killian
  • Simone Vigil (449 KB)
    Simone Vigil. Taken December 26, 1924, Cucharas, Huerfano Co., Colorado. He was shot and killed by a drunk named Usebio Abeyta at the wedding of his brother Augustine and his first wife Margarite. Owner: Stella Hernandez
  • James Solomon and Family (492 KB)
    Top: Ruth Solomon, Daniel Hal Solomon. Bottom: Matilda May Solomon, James K. B. Solomon, Jim Moore, Catherine Ann (Wildonger) Solomon, Grover Cleave Solomon. Taken in Forestburg, Montague Co., Texas. Owner: Shirley Harvill
  • The Other Robert Lee Burris (151 KB)
    This is Robert Lee Burris, son of William Franklin Burris and Lucy Mozell (Casey) Burris. Owner: Lyn Killian
  • Earnest, Josie, and Ed Solomon (78 KB)
    Earnest Daniel Solomon with his wife Josie Lee (Eckhardt) Solomon, and son Edward Lee Solomon(who just recovered from the measles). Taken in Mena, Polk Co., Arkansas around 1918-1919. Owner: Lyn Killian
  • Glenn Family (224 KB)
    Top Row: Thomas Hazrel Glenn, Unknown, Nancy Margaret Glenn. Bottom Row: David Tatum Glenn, Levi Moses Glenn, Elizabeth (Brown) Glenn, and Levi Lucretia Glenn. Notice Levi and David are petting a goat? :) Owner: Sam Scroggins
  • John and Mattie Solomon (535 KB)
    John W. Solomon and his wife "Mattie" T. (Catledge) Solomon. Taken about 1884. This is the only known photo of John W. Solomon. He died on July 29, 1886 in Fort Smith, Arkansas of Typhoid Fever. Owner: Lyn Killian
  • Piotr and Mariana Olesinski (195 KB)
    Piotr, son of Paul and Lucuie {Niaekejouelta}Olesinski, and his wife Mariana, daughter of Krzysztof and Wiktoria (Kielper) Pochron. Taken in Poland between 1890-191?. Owner: Ashley Killian
  • Jess and Josie (248 KB)
    Jess Smith and Josie Lee (Eckhardt) Solomon. Jess was Josie's mother's(anna lee [norman]eckhardt) half-brother. So, he was her half-uncle. Owner: Lyn Killian
  • Ted Cardwell (103 KB)
    Ted Wayne Cardwell. Son of William Wayne and Verna Elizabeth (Casey) Cardwell. Owner: Lyn Killian
  • Will and Mae Watson (294 KB)
    William James Watson, son of William and Sina Elizabeth Watson, and his wife Mae Florence (Snider) Watson. Taken September 23, 1904 in Young Co., Texas. Owner: Janet (Watson) Rogers
  • Challenge Company Photo (436 KB)
    Peter and John Kielion in the Challenge Company photo in Batavia, Kane Co., Illinois. Taken June 24, 1938 by A. G. Walter. Owner: Ashley Killian
  • Another Eckhardt Photo (312 KB)
    Go to Related Files to see list of people. The photo was not in very good condition, so I scanned it and made it like this. It made everyone a little bit clearer. I fixed all of them up separately and pieced them back together. Owner: Lyn Killian
  • A. J. Solomon (65 KB)
    Andrew Jackson Solomon, son of Charles and Asennath (Kelley) Solomon. Taken in Bucks Co., Pennsylvania.
  • Asennath Solomon (650 KB)
    This is Assenath (Kelly) Solomon, daughter of Daniel and Sarah (pettitt)Kelley, mother of James K. B., Augustus, Andrew Jackson, Sarah and Ann E. Solomon. Wife of Charles Solomon. Taken before July of 1880, in Bucks Co., Pennsylvania. Owner: Glenn & Sue Seay
  • Georgia Burris (405 KB)
    Georgia Eveline (Youngblood) Burris, daughter of James Walker Sr. and Elvira (Allen) Youngblood. Taken on December 14th, 1883 in Forsyth Co., Georgia. Wedding photograph. Owner: Patsy Hector
  • Elvira and Mary Youngblood (710 KB)
    Elvira (Allen) Youngblood and her daughter Mary Lucinda Youngblood. Taken before 1910 in Cumming, Forsyth County, Georgia. Owner: Ronnie Youngblood

Related Files

  • Solomon Reunion List (1 KB)
    List of all the people in the photo of the Solomon Reunion.
  • Ancestors of Lucy (Casey) Burris (52 KB)
    Ancestor report for Lucy (Casey) Burris. This includes the lines of Casey and Glenn. This file is privatized to protect the information of living individuals.
  • Descendants of the Youngblood Brothers (206 KB)
    Descendants of the brothers James Walker Youngblood, Joel Youngblood and William Franklin Youngblood. This file is privatized to protect the information of living individuals.
  • Eckhardt Family Photo (1 KB)
    List of individuals for Another Eckhardt Photo
  • Descendants of Emil Killian (109 KB)
    Descendancy report for Emil Killian. This file is privatized to protect the information of living indidivuals.
  • Ancestors of Edward Lee Solomon (179 KB)
    Ancestor report for Edward Lee Solomon. This file is privatized to protect the information of living individuals. This report goes back five generations to roughly the year 1790.
  • Ancestors of Jenie (Kielion) Killian (70 KB)
    Ancestor report for Jenie (Kielion) Killian. This file is privatized to protect the information of living individuals.
  • Descendants of Andrew Jackson Burris (191 KB)
    Descendants of Andrew Jackson Burris. This file is privatized to protect the information of living individuals.

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