My great-great grandfather was william franklin bale. he married emma schidenz(i think that is the spelling) and had kathryn blanch bale.she married charles snyder and they had sharon kaye snyder. she married george alvin sims and they had tina, lisa, melody, sharon, and karen sims. tina is married to neal cline and they have 4 children, josiah, samuel, brittany and bethany. lisa sims is currently single. melody sims is married to walter glitz and they have 2 children, christopher and kelly. sharon is married to dale stockton and they have 3 children, jordan, lauren, and mikayla. karen is married to charles carlson. they have 2 kids, shelby and mackenzie. most of us live in decatur, illinois butone lives in texas and another family lives in florida.