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Barb McQueen (#47086615)
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Bio Photo I am an avid geneologist and enjoy helping others locate their ancesters and possible info found on gravestones. I live in Clark Co Illinois and would prefer to only recieve requests for Clark County. Lately I have been getting requests that are very far away. My close friend, Judy Bucher worked with me for findagrave. Since her passing last year, it is harder to find friends willing and/or able to help me. I am a retired special education teacher and have been involved in Wabash Valley Geneology Society and several other groups. I believe in keeping very active and walk several miles each week. This keeps me in shape for travel and for findagrave.
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J Gilliland
RE: wrong parents
Thank you for getting back to me so quickly.

My 2x Grandparents (Andrew Ward Lycan #21123493 and Nancy Emma Smith #21123665) are both buried at Stroud Cemetery, Stroud, Lincoln, Oklahoma.

I hate it when I can't find where I found some information! Glad I'm not the only one! Thank you for taking the pictures

Added by J Gilliland on Jul 12, 2017 4:30 PM
RE: Rosalie Bess
Hi, I found her obituary and added it.
Added by bhd on Sep 30, 2016 8:37 PM
RE: Rosalie Bess
HI, I added the obit from the TH TribStar.
Added by bhd on Sep 28, 2016 6:24 PM
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steve mcqueen
Barb?? Are you related to the actor steve McQueen????that would be nice??!!
Added by JanetJanet Cobb on Apr 17, 2016 4:42 PM
Mountain Traveler
RE: bio changed
Barb, I don't have much in Clark Co., IL other than Hungerford and Moore families. My Moore family was there. He was he was a Methodist minister there. He was converted in Clark Co. and was married there. It was Rev. Wm. H. H. Moore and he was in Clark Co. from about 1830 to 1850. All his children were born there except his last daughter, my great great grandmother, Julia Moore Byerly. His wife was Julia Hungerford, dau of Edmond & Clarissa Griffith Hungerford. I can fill you in more if needed.

Children born there: Thos. W. Moore; Charles E. Moore, Olive who died as an infant (where buried?); Mary Moore Reed; twins William E. Moore & James S. Moore; Robert E. Moore (who later became Mayor of Lincoln NE).
Added by Mountain Traveler on Jan 20, 2016 12:34 PM
Mountain Traveler
RE: bio changed
I know exactly what you are talking about, Barb. I get lots of suggestions and if they seem logical I do add them, as you do. I question them only if they seem out of whack with dates or something. I often do a bit of my own research at that point before I reject the suggestion, or retain it.

Yes, I am related to the Hungerford's through my father. The Nixon Evans & Clarissa Hungerford Evans thing can be confusing. I was following it up on Ancestry with what family information I had also. Nixon's obituary on Find A Grave states it correctly and Minerva's first name is Emily, Emily Minerva Bartlett Evans, which I did not know...and she was wife #1 for Nixon Evans. Clarissa Hungerford Evans is wife #2.

Thank you so much!
Added by Mountain Traveler on Jan 18, 2016 3:02 PM
Carole Lee Alexander
Rev War Patriots
Hi Barb, Harriet and Sarah are descended from two Rev War Patriots who have markers at Hebron Cemetery in Anderson County, Ky. Their father is descended from William Alexander and their mother is descended from Jeremiah Phillips. I arranged special ceremonies honoring their service.

Good luck with your project.

Added by Carole Lee Alexander on Oct 10, 2015 6:11 PM
P. Vaughn
RE: Are you Philis
Hi Barb-
The Joseph Layton is son of Thomas Layton and I believe that John Layton was the next older brother of Andrew Layton (my line). John was "Adam" Layton in 1850 census records. His wife, Catherine died at about 1851 or 1852; he remarried to Elizabeth Crocker, and was seen as John Layton thereafter. Elizabeth Crocker was the sister of Richard Crocker who married Angeline Squires..they had a son Jesse Crocker who married Rosetta Layton, Andrew Layton & Mary Ann Squires youngest daughter. The Squires & Crockers intermarried with the Laytons several times. So I would be very interested in what you find out on him!
Thanks much for what you're doing!
Added by P. Vaughn on Oct 06, 2015 2:02 PM
Karen Bracey
Thank you so much for the wonderful photo of Bertha Medsker's grave marker.
Added by Karen Bracey on Oct 05, 2015 3:01 PM
P. Vaughn
RE: Are you Philis
Hi Barb-
Yes, it's me. I got your email last night. Talk to you via email for additional family info.
Added by P. Vaughn on Sep 19, 2015 5:19 AM
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