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Joyce Wood (#47297761)
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My family on both my Mother's and Father's sides are all from the Adair and Knox Missouri Counties. We would like to contribute the death date and cemetery location for my Great-Aunt Eliza Black Payne, who is the oldest sister of my Great-Grand-dad Ambrose E. Black,Nov.9,1845- Feb.5,1904. Their Father was John S. Black, 1805-1870, buried in Baker Cemetery, in Edina, Adair County, Mo. Eliza is the 3rd Great-Grandmother of President Barack Obama. She was born on April 3, 1837, and died in 1921. She is buried in Baker Cemetery,Edina, Mo. Her younger siblings were Thomas Jefferson Black, Alexander Black,George Black, John Henry "Jack"Black, Ambrose Everett Black, and Mary Jane Black.All were Methodists and Republicans!
It is funny to me how ALL sets of my Great-Great-Great-Greats all come from England, Germany, Wales and Ireland; by way of Philadelphia,Pennsylvania;then on up to Ohio, or down to Preston County, West Virginia; then to Bourbon County, Kentucky; then to all end up in Knox County, Missouri, all at about the very same time! Meanwhile, they were all intermarrying with each other along the way.
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Pam Witherow
RE: Margaret Black
Thank YOU!!!!
Added by Pam Witherow on Mar 30, 2015 9:58 PM
Shelia Cromwell Lyon
RE: Beulah Barnes
You are very welcome! :)
Added by Shelia Cromwell Lyon on Mar 06, 2013 8:47 AM
Dr Andree S
I would be happy to... please use the edit function...
Added by Dr Andree S on Jan 19, 2013 10:06 AM
RE: Daniel Tuttle
Sure, add me to your friends. I have not looked for any lookup volunteers in the area Daniel Tuttle died, but that is what it may take. But, I hate asking people to look for obits when I have no idea of dates.
Added by NWpioneer on Nov 27, 2012 5:48 AM
RE: Daniel Tuttle
No, I have not found a death date yet for Daniel. I looked until my frustration level got too high, so I will look again if I can think of other possible sources. Sometimes you just have to get lucky!
Added by NWpioneer on Nov 26, 2012 3:01 PM
Richard Forman
Richard Forman and Mary Connor had 12 kids. Samuel, Abner, Sarah, John, Rachel, Jane, Gainor, Mary, Jonathan, Grace, Anne, and Ethbel.
Some Formans remained in West Va but don't ask me which ones.
With some effort on your part, you can find all the info on Richard's children that you may want.
Added by Dale on Sep 25, 2010 8:24 PM
D. G. Keener
RE: Funk, Black Taylor, family
My two books are Written In Stone-Tombstone Readings of Preston Co., WV Vol. I & II. Volume I is no longer in print and I have already entered about 90% of it's contents onto find-a-grave. Vol. II can be purchased thru me directly, thru McClain Printing, and I believe that it may be on amazon.
Added by D. G. Keener on Sep 23, 2010 2:11 PM
D. G. Keener
RE: Jacob Funk
I'm not sure what time frame we are talking about here, but the History of Preston Co., WV lists Jacob Funk (son of John) married to Dorcas Morgan, moved to Ohio. It also states that John Funk came about 1797 from Rockingham Co., Va. to Kingwood. Jacob, who appears to have been a son, built a tannery in Kingwood in 1810. He seems to have gone to Ohio with the Morgans and Butlers.
Added by D. G. Keener on Sep 20, 2010 2:13 PM

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