Coyan family news - August, 2000

Here are some newspaper articles that I happened upon recently (yes, I subscribe to the Bedford, Iowa newspaper in hopes of finding news like this....)

Jennifer Kristen Coyan - June 2000: Jennifer is the ggg-granddaughter of Jackson and Sarah Overly Coyan (my gg-grandparents)

Tracy Janean Sheffield is the ggg-grandaughter of Mary Ann Coyan Garrett (only sister of my gg-grandfather Jackson Coyan). Tracy graduated in May 2000 from Bedford High School in Taylor county, Iowa

 Rachel Coyan is my first cousin - her father Tom Coyan and my dad, Norman Coyan are brothers - sorry Rachel, I did the best I could with the newspaper photo !

Dawn Danley is the daughter of Janette Coyan Danley, who are decended from George W. Coyan, a brother to my gg-grandfather, Jackson Coyan. Congratulations to Dawn and her husband Philip Nichols. Sorry, I couldn't get the "dots" out of the picture.

Congratulations to Jason Coyan and Brandy Russell, who were wed on August 19, 2000. Jason is my second cousin-once removed.