Louis, we are cousins.I have been researching our Shaner family for many years.I have never been able to find you.Your grandfather was Ira Louis Burton Shaner born. Aug 8, 1874 in Robinson, Hardin County, Iowa. He died May 30, 1946 in Mason City, Cerro Gordo Co., Iowa and married Jan. 13, 1898 in Clarion, Wright County, Iowa to Ida Jane Lister b. march 7, 1880 in WRight Co., Iowa and died Apr. 7, 1966 in Mason City, Iowa.They had 7 children (Clyde Howard, Sarah Pearl, Clara Alice, Mamie Ione, Harry Samuel, Henrietta Faye, and Louis Ira. Your father Louis was born Nov. 21, 1917 in Clarion, Wright Co., Iowa and died Dec. 22, 1989 in Davenport, Scott Co., Iowa.He was married more than once.Your family is the one that I am missing the most information on.I have been to Arlington National Cemetery to your brother Michael's grave, but I have never been able to find you or your sister Cynthia.I would like very much to correspond with you on the Shaner family.
Ira's father was Samuel Wisner Shaner & Sarah B Manley. Samuel was the son of Adam and Jane Wisner Shaner
I am certain of the lineage through this generation.I havesome information on his parents, not proven completely, but favorable.I have Jane Wisner's parentage proven.
I look very much forward to corresponding with you.