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Betty Miller (#46830734)
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Darrin Moore
RE: Mary McGillick # 98451267 edit
Hello Betty,

I think I found the obituary for Mary Sullivan [Mary McGillick's mother]. #67778931

Her maiden name is not in the obit. However, the Illinois, Deaths and Stillbirths Index, 1916-1947 has her maiden name as Barry.

The pieces seem to point to her maiden name as Barry.

Still doesn't explain the Summers name.
I found an obit for a Philip Summers, but I am not sure if this is the same Philip Summers on the census. #157514030

Added by Darrin Moore on Jan 27, 2016 3:04 PM
Darrin Moore
RE: Mary McGillick # 98451267 edit
Hello Betty,

The census record looks like Mary McGillick's mother's maiden name could be Summers.

Her mother - Mary Sullivan
Her uncle - Philip Summers

Therefore, Philip Summers and Mary Sullivan were brother and sister?

Thomas Mcgillick Head M 45 Illinois
Mary Mcgillick Wife F 39 Illinois
John Mcgillick Son M 15 Illinois
Geraldine Mcgillick Daughter F 13 Illinois
Margaret Mcgillick Daughter F 10 Illinois
Rose Ellen Mcgillick Daughter F 8 Illinois
Lorene Mcgillick Daughter F 6 Illinois
Irene Mcgillick Daughter F 3 Illinois
Helen Marie Mcgillick Daughter F 0 Illinois

**Mary Sullivan Mother F 70 Ireland

**Philip Summers Uncle M 70 Ireland

Or Philip Summers was Thomas McGillick's uncle since Thomas was listed as the head of household?

Mary McGillick's obituary has her mother as Mary Barry Sullivan. Barry could be her middle name or her maiden name. That doesn't make sense if her maiden name was Summers. More likely, her maiden name was Barry and Philip Summers was Thomas McGillick's uncle?

It's a puzzle.....

John T. McGillick's [#121278711] obit has his parents as Thomas J. and Mary Sullivan McGillick. And his mother was alive when he died in 1956.

What do you think?

Added by Darrin Moore on Jan 27, 2016 1:49 PM
RE: Alice Claire Cullenbine
Hi Betty, I stumbled across Find a Grave while trying to find some info on the meaning of the name Cullenbine. The family legend was that Cullenbine stood for "Cullen with the long legs", but I haven't seen anything to suggest this is true. I even asked an Irishman in Ireland and he said it doesn't mean that!

My mom (who went by Clare) was cremated and we scattered her ashes in the redwoods in northern California. When she got divorced the second time, she dropped Spears and chose her grandmother's (Hannah Walsh Furlong) maiden name as her own last name.

I have some more info I can share with you. Hannah Walsh Furlong had more children than just my grandmother, Mary Helen. I am currently out of state and don't have the info with me, but I'll send it to you next month when I get home and can access my files.

Is there a connection between your great grandmother and my branch of the Cullenbines? As I said I just found this site when I was trying to find info on the name, so I haven't done much research and haven't looked at the connections yet. It's interesting though! I'm so glad you entered all the info - thanks! Margo
Added by MsMarg on Jan 17, 2016 9:20 AM
Carolyn Leverich Atkinson
Hi, Are you related to this family or just did the memorials? If family, I do have some questions for you.

I look forward to hearing from you.


Carolyn Leverich Atkinson

Added by Carolyn Leverich Atkinson on Jan 11, 2016 7:43 PM
Rebecca Hall
RE: 70265803
Hi Betty! I have a note that he was buried at Ladd Cemetary in Illinois. There is no record on find a grave. Do you also have that info? If. So. We're could Create a page and request a picture of the graves site perhaps. Also, I have a pic of his headstone on my tree however it looks like it was on private property. Perhaps the grave was moved later to Ladd??
Added by Rebecca Hall on Dec 23, 2015 8:48 PM
Maude mantle edit
sorry I am late in getting back to you. Thank you for the info on Maude mantle.
What I did was take all the pertinent info like date parents and do a short bio. rather than copy paste the document because much would be repeated which is already there in the date and bio section. I used to copy and paste but am getting away from that as to make things shorter which conforms more to what find a grave wants as per faqs.
But I have put the most pertinent info there and I tink if a person were interested they could find info on ancestry and family search.
So I do appreciate your sending me this and wanted you to know that.
Residents of the asylum were known by numbers and data and many of them had no known relatives. For me it is a challenge to present a bio which is more human. I want to somehow start to create bios that look a little less clinical. Perhaps that is impossible I don't know. But I am going to go through these entries and try to do that. Having been in health care and experienced the joy of knowing many of thee courageous people I hope I can at least come up with bios that reflect that.
Any time you wish to create such a bio please feel free to do so. I know one contributor who has done that on some of her own entries so thanks to her work I wish to do the same even if it is a short bio.
Best regards and thanks again.

Added by Yandeau on Nov 07, 2015 11:35 AM
John M.
Leonard Stahl
You suggested that I add a birth date (1804) and a death date (1840) to Leonard Stahl's record in Somerset, PA. Before I do that, can you point me toward the documentation for those dates, please? Many thanks.

Added by John M. on Sep 10, 2015 2:30 AM
lois baker
Holliday Cemetery
Hi Betty,
I am Lois Baker, the Holliday Cemetery is located on my farm in Murphysboro, Il. 17 years ago I begin to clean the cemetery and look for stones. I have completely restored the cemetery now and have fixed all the broken stones and made a grid so that if the stones would be destroyed some day the placement of the bodies will always be known. I have photographed all stones and put as much information that I could find with each stone. The contributor (Kim R) has posted information about several of the people in this cemetery with out my knowledge. She has since passed away and there is not a way to remove any information once someone is no longer with us. She has different information than I could acquire and is important to the site. Because I have restored the cemetery and done all the work on the stones I do not feel I should delete any of my work. So for now there will be several names that you will see twice. Thank you for your interest. Happy Hunting, Lois
Added by lois baker on May 09, 2015 7:09 AM
RE: Susanna Wingert Kunkel
I'm descended through Susanna and Henry's daughter Theresa, she is my 2nd great grandmother.
Added by ChantelLynn on Mar 07, 2015 8:01 PM
Mary Fletcher
RE: Audrea Gene
Ok, here is what I have....Hope it helps

David Franklin Boucher b. 3/17/1855 Arlington Ill
d. 4/9/1926 Manhattan Ks.

Married: Ester Annette Simpkins (date of marriage unknown)

Ester Annette Simpkins b. 1/12/1861 Prinston, Ill.
d. 5/?/1928 Manhattan, Ks

Daughter: Mattie Elizabeth Boucher
b. 12/?/? Mitchell Co S.D
d. 10/?/1931 Manhattan, Ks

Mattie had a relationship with: Kenneth W. Kimble

Daughter of that union: Audrea Jean Boucher b. 2/21/1910 Manhattan, Ks
d. 1999

Audrea married: James Norwood Tobias 7/1/1927

James Norwood Tobias b. 7/27/1903 Manhattan, Ks
d. 6/13/1965 Manhattan, Ks. Sunset Cemetery

Notes on "Kimble":

Sam Kimble b. 6/19/1854 d. 5/7/1924
survived by sons:

1. Lyle of Dallas, Tx
2. Robert, a Captain in USA at Ft Wadsworth
3. Kenneth W.

Wife? Cora L Kimble b. 4/20/1862 d. 8/23/1912
Added by Mary Fletcher on Oct 31, 2013 10:21 PM
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