I had correct town but incorrect street addresses (Franklin, Hinterlong); maybe letters will be forwarded to you soon?If not, I'll re-mail to correct address.Yes, I think you worked out correct cousin relationship.My grandfather told me his parents, Lafayette Leas and Sarah Shippee Leas, were buried inDunlap, Illinois; however, last year a person who had access to cemetery books for Chillicothe City, Medina Twp--both in Peoria Co.--and Fondulac/Hittle, in Tazewell Co. reportedno Leas or Shippee found in any of them.Lafayette Leas, b. abt. 8/12/1856-1858, Ft. Wayne, Indiana, d. abt. 1932 in Peoria.Marriage date unknown.Sarah Shippee Leas died abt. 1894-1896.Children: Chester, Everett, Bertha (died as a baby before 1892), Ivy, Jesse (b. 5/22/1892, d. 3/25/1980).My grandfather Jesse told me his uncles on his mother's side were tall, and his uncles on his father's side were shorter.