Please email me if you would like me to send you a link to view my tree on Ancestry.com. There you can see additional photos and records.
Von Der Linn Family Reunion, April 2019
Von Der Linn - Heil Family History book (pdf to download or read online)
Purchase a paperback copy of the Von Der Linn - Heil Family History book
Photos of Arthur and Ethel
Ethel Heil's scrapbook
The following books are gold mines; they are in German but are easy to understand once you learn a few basic terms; Google Translate works great:
Clausen Municipal Records 1466-1806. Search for Vonderlin.
Clausen Municipal Records 1807-1875. Search for Vonderlin. (Vonderlin family section starts on page 220.)
Donovan-Meyer Family History book (pdf to download or read online)
Purchase a paperback copy of the Donovan-Meyer Family History book
Photos of Ray and Heddy Donovan's families
Photos from Joe Donovan Jr.
Von Der Linn Family Slides
Jim Von Der Linn 70th birthday video. Note: we don't know for sure whether we are in fact from the town of Linn, and if Otto is really our ancestor, but it certainly seems plausible.
The First 25 Years: Jim and Kathy Von Der Linn 25th Wedding Anniversary Video made by David Von Der Linn
Cougar Mt. and Newport Hills Videos
Flying the 747 (Jim Von Der Linn, Boeing Flight Technical Manager, interviewed for KIRO TV mid-1980s(?) about the simulator program)
Jim Von Der Linn Memorial Service Aug. 6, 2021
Dad's Memories, audio files