My dad and I are searching for info on the Estep branch of our tree. We would like any information on: Maria Estep (b. 6/12/1835, don't know where, mother unknown, father Rice Estep): she had daughters Sarah A., Cordie C., Carrie E., Ella J., and Ida L.. Also a son James D. Perkins - we don't know how the Perkins name fits in.
Also William H. Estep (b. about 1859, d. about 1938), married Sarah Brown (date unk., would like info on her). They had children Bert, Walter, Maude, Belle, and Pearl (male).
William re-married (what happened to Sarah...?) Martha Gilmore (also spelled Gillmore?; previously married to Edward M. Hobbs). William and Martha married 11/28/1895. They had children Ernest Edward (b. 12/7/1896) and Lewis Ezra(b/ 12/18/1899).
We are most interested in information about Sarah Brown, William H. Estep, Pearl Estep, and Maria Estep. We descend from William and Sarah, and would like to trace back from there, but we are also piecing together some Montana homesteading information that includes Maria and Pearl, and so would also like information about them. Pearl served briefly in WWI (we don't know branch, location, or dates), was married twice and apparently had at least 5 children. Most or all of these people had roots in and around Mason County, IL in the years surrounding 1900.
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