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Date:  4/12/2017
From:  Pattie (Sites) Naumoff
Subject:  John Sites, 1821-1892
Surnames:  Sites, Leafler, McGinnis
Query:  Road block: I can't track my 2x great-grandfather and grandmother out of Fort Wayne. John Sites was born about 1821, in Pennsylvania. He married Sarah Leafler on March 20, 1843, in Fort Wayne, Indiana. He was in the Civil War, 75th Infantry Co F. He is listed in the Fort Wayne census for 1850, 1860, 1870, and 1880 and is listed in the city directory of 1891. They had eight children in 21 years; Milton, Rachel (McGinnis), John Jr, Mary (Knowlton), Malinda, George W, David and Emrie A. He died on March 26, 1892, in Fort Wayne, Indiana, at the age of 71, and was buried in Prairie Grove Cemetery,Fort Wayne, Allen County, Indiana. Any assistance finding information on John or Sarah's parents, siblings, etc., please advise. Thank you all in advance for your assistance.

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