A Letter was recently received from Mrs Nora D Mitchell (nee Hose) of Illinois. She states she and her husband Les have been interested in family history for 20 years. She has a daughter Diane and son in law Phillip in Minnesota. She met a Gordon Hose of Michigan at a Hose Reunion in August? (Anyone else know of this gathering). Born in 1927 Nora is the daughter of Oliver U Hose (b.28 Mar 1896) & Hannah McCracken also of Illinois. Oliver was the son of William Hose (b. Maryland) & Urilla Bender. William was the son of Jacob A Hose (b.1836)& Martha Shoop. And Jacob Hose the son of Jacob Hose & Sarah ___?Anyone who recognises any part of this line and can add more detail please respond.