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Tom B (#46532325)
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Bio Photo I've been doing genealogy since 1976. This has been a fun hobby looking up my ancestors and finding out who and where they are buried. It shows me what stock I come from my heritage.

Plus this is a great source for finding others in my tree to fill in the gap of blanks in my family history.

I use this as a training place for helping others trying to find their ancestors to learn where they come from and who they may be related to.

Researching surnames on Boelling, Gardner,
Ungry, Wert, McLaughlin, Gustin, Brinkmann, Black,
Henry and others.

Been known to be a Gravestone whisperer.
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RE: vance family gedcom
My lineage is John Vance who married Nancy (not Bradley); his son Robert Vance who married Catherine Barnhouse; his son Wilson who married Mary Magdelen Harper; their son William Simpson who married Alice Bland (second wife); their son Claude Fentress Vance; his son Arlo D Vance. John Vance's father was Alexander and Jane was supposedly his wife. I'm not finding any of the books you have referenced in the past.
Added by Kathy on Mar 28, 2014 1:56 PM
Washington Roy Memorial 57156608
Confused again on Washington ROy's wife and mother. You have his mother is Sarah summerfield, and his first wife was Sarah Summerfield, altho their dates are different. He also has a daughter Sarah. Please explain - thank you. I've seen a couple of articles that suggest Emma Vance - Robert Vance and Catherine Barnhouse Vance's daughter might have been one of his wives
Added by Kathy on Mar 26, 2014 11:33 AM
Please transfer my great, great, great grandparents Robert Vance, Sr 41586467 and his wife Catherine Barnhouse Vance 41586376 to me so that i can maintain and correct accurate information for my family members. I'd also like all their children transferred to me as I am a direct descendant and family member.

Thank you
Kathy Vance Leonard
Added by Kathy on Mar 23, 2014 5:00 AM
Vance Family?
Hi Tom B! Are you connected to the Vance family? I have a small virtual cemetery with some of the Missouri branches if you're interested. They are my people. :)
Added by GCJustus on Mar 22, 2014 1:23 PM
Nancy Simpson Vance Memorial 50409311
This shows Robert Jr as a half-sibling!

Family links:
Robert Vance (1780 - 1853)
Catherine Barnhouse Vance (1780 - 1850)

James Weise Vance (1806 - 1880)*
John Vance (1807 - 1880)*
Jesse Vance (1808 - 1860)*
Nancy Vance Simpson (1810 - 1860)
Lemuel Vance (1815 - 1894)*
Emily Vance Roy (1816 - 1893)*
Phoebe Vance Davis (1820 - 1870)*
Mary Vance Roy (1822 - 1902)*
Wilson Vance (1822 - 1900)*
Ira Vance (1826 - 1901)*
Catherine Vance Powell (1827 - 1880)*
Robert Vance (1830 - 1911)**

*Calculated relationship
Added by Kathy on Mar 22, 2014 6:29 AM
Robert Vance Jr.
Can you please show evidence that Robert Vance is a half-sibling. My record on catherine Barnhouse Vance from Progenealogists show he was Robert and Catherine's son?!?
Added by Kathy on Mar 22, 2014 6:27 AM
Robert Vance Jr.
Can you please show evidence that Robert Vance is a half-sibling. My record on catherine Barnhouse Vance from Progenealogists show he was Robert and Catherine's son?!?
Added by Kathy on Mar 22, 2014 6:25 AM
RE: Emma Vance - da ughter of Robt

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Emily Westfall
Birth: 30 Nov 1816
Death: 26 Aug 1893 - Rutledge, DeWitt, Illinois
Marriage: 27 Oct 1836 - Virginia
Spouse: Isaac Roy

This is on public tree that you created: This proves that my great, great, great grandfather Robert Vance's daughter Emma Vance isn't Emily Vance Roy. They are two different women. Isaac Roy was married to Emily Westfall, not Emma Vance. Please correct.
Added by Kathy on Mar 20, 2014 12:53 PM
ID Military in Westlawn-Hillcrest
We are currently working to identify anyone buried in Westlawn-Hillcrest Cemetery Omaha NE that has served in the military. If you have a loved one buried there or know of someone, please send us a message. We place flags on the graves for Memorial Day. This project is sponsored by Centennial Masonic Lodge.

If you can send us the names, we will be sure to include them on our list to get a flag.

Thank you for the help with this ongoing project.


If you have already received this message, please accept our apologies for the duplicate message.
Added by C.C.Diamond on Mar 01, 2014 7:06 AM
Katie Lou
Marjorie Warren Wagner
Marjorie Warren Wagner #68556192

you added the photo for her but not her husband Robert L Wagner #69672013. Hope it's not too hard to find!


Added by Katie Lou on Feb 08, 2014 5:51 PM
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