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Larry Van Dyke (#47024479)
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I am a descendant of Freeman Van Dyke from Dandridge, TN and his son Richard Wilson Van Dyke, Sr. from Jackson County, Missouri on my father's side. Some of Richard's children lived in the Meadville, and Buckner,MO areas and Richard Jr. went to Iowa. On my mother's side I am descended from Nathaniel Duncan who migrated from Kentucky to Boone County Missouri in 1827. I am descended from his son Thomas Garland Duncan who moved to the Meadville, MO area around 1850. I grew up in Marceline, MO.

I have been researching Linn County, Missouri history and the families who settled there in the 1800's.
My family connections are: Van Dyke, Duncan, Palmer, Gooch, Salisbury

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Joanne Scobee Morgan
Dath Peavler 90764120
Hi, Larry. I just got this correction, but you entered the photo.
The head stone that you have attached here belongs to Dath, Jr's. fatherm Dath, St. and mother.
Added by Joanne Scobee Morgan on Dec 22, 2016 3:16 PM
Alberta Knotts
RE: Harold
Harold Darr- Mt Olivett. I deleted the photo. Thanks for spotting the problem. Alberta
Added by Alberta Knotts on Nov 21, 2016 10:28 AM
Roy R. Keyte
I've added information you provided to Roy's Memorial. Thank you,

Added by Anonymous on Nov 15, 2016 12:10 PM
carrie lambert
Stains Cemetery
Larry I can not thank you enough for filling my photo requests for this cemetery!!! I notice you have done a lot of photos and added memorials for this cemetery...again thank you thank you thank you. I am descended from Aaron Stains and have been able to gather so much information on this family. There are little ones we were not aware of and 2 of the sisters we could not find any info are there. That explains the Austins and Deardurffs there. I have been working on this all day. Would it be ok to use your photos to add to my tree on If not I understand I will be happy to keep them in my own file. I appreciate all you have done. The photos are great quality and so bright and very legible for being so old. Thanks again.
Added by carrie lambert on Nov 04, 2016 4:34 PM
Amiel Barrett.
Thank you so much Larry for taking the time and effort to find their stone and taking a wonderful photo of the stone and his military. Thank you, I do appreciate what you do.
Added by JHarrison on Nov 04, 2016 2:24 PM
Anna Cowgill
RE: Harold Darr
I believe both are my dad, one tombstone is a military dad was in the navy...He's buried by his fsther, James and his mother. My dad was a condictor with the rsilroad. He suffered from Alzheimer's disease and was sadly placed in a nursing home by his wife and step daughter.
Added by Anna Cowgill on Nov 03, 2016 8:41 PM
Don Skinner
Loretta Redd
Thanks Larry, another great photo.

Added by Don Skinner on Nov 01, 2016 4:43 PM
Don Skinner
Myron Redd
Thanks Larry! Great photo.

Added by Don Skinner on Nov 01, 2016 4:41 PM
Daniel Hyde
RE: Lois Buckman
Thanks for the reply. Everette E. is the brother of Oscar, Oscar had a son named Everette Dalis in my tree. Everette E and Oscar were from Francis Marion & Martha C. Wright.

Everette E married Adell L. Rianhard and they were the parents of Irma. Irma married William F Nielsen and were the parents of my Father-In-Law.

Added by Daniel Hyde on Nov 01, 2016 12:06 PM
Daniel Hyde
RE: Lois Buckman
Thanks for your reply. I will delete my request.
That is great she is still living.

I was on and one of the hints was for Find-A-Grave. I figured that she has passed. I automatically requested a photo thinking I could get her birth/death date and anything else like on obit.

My wives father William Nielsen is the son of Irma SURBER which is the line I am researching.

I would like to connect with her to ask her about Irma's parents Everette E. Surber & Adell. She may not know them but it cant hurt to ask.

Thanks again
Daniel Hyde
Added by Daniel Hyde on Oct 31, 2016 2:05 PM
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