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Joanne (#47312652)
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Bio Photo Started doing research on my family for a paper for history when I was in College. Been doing it off and on since.
Born in Arkansas (Army Brat) grew up in Indiana and been in Oklahoma the last 30 years.
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Joyce Snell
Abmeyer transfers
Hope you will transfer both memorials. Thanks.
Added by Joyce Snell on Oct 22, 2016 4:23 PM
finding Beal
thanks Joanne, I will contact Jay. Ironically, the photo contributors posted to the two different cemeteries. Matilda's DC only gives burial St. Clairsville, which is vague. And there are more than one Union Cemetery too. I will let you know if I solve the mystery. thanks!
Added by genieresearcher on Oct 22, 2016 12:59 PM
Elias Wilson Beal
Hello Joanne...his middle name found Wilson also Willison so unsure for certain if his mother's maiden name is Wilson or Willison. ? Did you see there is a duplicate memorial for Elias made a month after yours and in another cemetery. Photo contributors have posted to both memmorials so I do not know how to fix this now knowing which cemetery he is actually buried in. Do you know if there is a burial list for either cemetery so can be verified and findagrave can merge these two memorials? The memorial in Methodist cemetery gives plot info. can you verify? thanks!
Added by genieresearcher on Oct 21, 2016 7:41 AM
Joyce Snell
Beulah Abmeyer
My relationship is actually with her husband. He was married to my aunt (on my father's side), they divorced and he married Beulah. I can certainly add info on both memorial pages if you want to transfer. Thanks much.
Added by Joyce Snell on Oct 20, 2016 11:29 PM
jim gillis
RE: Samuel Barcus
Thank you for the information on mostly Ida May Woolen and I agree with you on her maiden name. I would like to see more on Samuel Barcus. Thank you. My email is
Added by jim gillis on Aug 22, 2016 4:53 PM
jim gillis
RE: Samuel Barcus
I don't know how much information you have on his family. I specifically wanted to verify that his parents were Ira Barcus and Ida Ralston and that their 7 children were George, Lizzie, Samuel, Edith, Dorcas and Frank. Do you know who the 7th child was?
Added by jim gillis on Aug 08, 2016 5:09 PM
jim gillis
Samuel Barcus
I lived in Indiana and have been doing some research on the Barcus family. It started when I found an obituary for a Mrs. Ira Barcus who died on 3 Jul 1904 and is buried at Hixon or Nixon cemetery in Mecca, Parke, Indiana. I have alot of Parke counties cousins. I found out that Mrs. Ira Barcus was a Ida Barcus and there are family trees on a Ida Woolen who married Ira Barcus and they had several children. The obituary I have said she had 7 children. I also found a death record for her but it says her maiden name was Ralston. Also Ida Woolen Barcus was born in 1856. The obituary for Ida Ralston Barcus says she was 44 and that would make her birth year 1860. Could it be that her mother's maiden name was Ralston? This has to be Ida Woolen Barcus as all children living in Jackson, Parke, Indiana was the children of Ira and Ida Woolen Barcus. Can you shed any light on this. I created a memorial for the Ida that I found and place the obituary I found on it. She is buried in Hixon cemetery in Mecca, Parke, Indiana. Where is Ira buried. Says he died in Terre Haute, Vigo, Indiana but cannot find any memorial for him or a death record (1934?). Also found a marriage record about 1895 for a Ida Ralston who married a Roberts in Vigo, Indiana. Also there are 2 or 3 marriages for Ira Barcus (believe they were for a Catherine and a Elizabeth). Looks like Samuel was a child of Ira's and a second or third wife? Saw some Barcus buried at Shepardsville (Shepard's Chapel) and there was a triple stone with Evelyn, Ira and another name but don't think this was Ida's husband. Also Ira Barcus parents were George and Dorcas both born in Ohio. Dorcas was a child of Ira and Ida Woolen Barcus I believe. Her parents were David and Irena Woolen.
Added by jim gillis on Jul 23, 2016 4:55 PM
Mitch Van Horn
RE: Van Horns
Hi cousin Joanne. Memorial Day has created an interest in me to find out more about my relatives on my dad's side of the family. I know Dad, Gene Van Horn, loved Walter. I finally found a book, Conduct Under Fire, that mentions Walter's death. Judy, Donnie's daughter, has asked me again for pictures of her dad. I would love the same of my dad. Do you have any you could share or post?
Added by Mitch Van Horn on May 30, 2016 6:31 AM
RE: James Calloway Triplett
Send me an email address Joanne.

Bob Akin
Birmingham, AL
Added by RCAkin148 on Apr 19, 2016 11:31 AM
Fran Phillips Geib Gassner
Transfer family memorial
Please transfer my niece's memorial, Mary Ellen Geib Martin 66025936 to me
Thanks so much
Added by Fran Phillips Geib Gassne... on Apr 18, 2016 7:48 PM
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