Re: Schlink, Valentine L. Peoria Co.1890 bio
I am descended from Valentine Schlink.My father is William Hawley Rath born in 1915. He has no brothers or sisters.His father was William Nicholas(?) Rath who died when my father was a boy.My grandfather Rath had a brother, David Rath, who served as an army(?) officer in WWI. In 1959 David retired as vice president of the molders and founders union. My grandfather had a sister, Marie Rath, who married a Paulson. David and Marie are dead. My father's grandfather had three daughters who became nuns (Roman Catholic). One of my anscestors is the Rath who married the Schlink daughter. I have a brother, and a sister. I will supply names if they agree to let me. I was born 7/26/44, and I am an attorney in private practice.