Boy your right about my being lucky today. My Hipelius family is the hardest surname that I have. PLEASE can you tell me anything about my GGrandmother, Mary Ann Hipelius (21 May 1849 - 21 Apr.1916)where she was born or her parents names??? She married my GGrandfather 1866 in Freeport,IL., died in Oregon. I am SOOO happy to hear from you. You can contact me Crystal at; Thank you!!