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Frances (#47847237)
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SA Mize
RE: Nancy S. Gudger
Thank you for the additional info. I sent a request to the lady whom maintains Williams memorial and ask her to link Nancy's memorial to his as well as adding the info you provided. When you get a chance take a look at both William and his wife's pages. I was able to find and add their obituaries from the Mackley genealogy site. His obituary provided a photo.
Added by SA Mize on Mar 12, 2016 10:06 PM
SA Mize
RE: Nancy S. Gudger

This is the link to their online obituaries :)
Added by SA Mize on Mar 12, 2016 6:00 PM
SA Mize
RE: Nancy S. Gudger
Hi Frances, I am so sorry to say I don't believe I can be of much help. I am not from that area but when I lived there I was primarily attempting to fulfill photo requests and I just added memorials as I could. I did call a friend who still lives outside Fredericktown. She has a book that is compiled of all the cemeteries located in Madison County and the names of those known buried in each but she was unable to find a JV McCrary. The only McCrary listed was a Robert McCrary. She checked her Bollinger County index as well with no luck. She is going to do some more checking with regard to a possible variation in spelling of the last name and see if she comes up with something. If so I will definitely let you know. Also wanted to ask if you knew of the Mackley genealogy website? It is a very helpful site that lists obituaries from Madison County and the surrounding area. I took a moment to look there for him but didn't find anything. However if you know of other family members that are listed you may be able to track down a family plot or at least narrow the possibilities to a couple of cemeteries and contact their caretaker. I have been able to put missing pieces together by doing this. I am really sorry I couldn't be more helpful. Best of luck in your search.

Added by SA Mize on Mar 12, 2016 5:57 PM
Betty Arnold Henderson
Re: Memorial #95844041

Your biography for Richard Casey has a small error. He did indeed have a sister, Sarah Ann Casey, wife of Chicago distiller John Bermingham, and two brothers, John Casey, a crewman on the RMS "Titanic" and William Franklin Casey, an employee of the Texas & Pacific Railway. However, he also had one half-sister.

Richard Casey's mother, the former Julia Mary Kelly, was a widow when she married Patrick Casey in Ireland in 1839. About 1835, she married Timothy Murphy. Julia (Kelly) and Timothy Murphy were the parents of a daughter, Mary Ellen, who was born in December 1838. Timothy Murphy died in 1839.

Mary Ellen sailed with her mother and Casey half-siblings from Liverpool, England to the port of New York in 1855. In 1866, Mary Ellen and her mother relocated to Chicago where Sarah Ann was already established in her own home. In 1870, Mary Ellen married Michael Kerwin, a fellow Irishman. When she died in 1904, Mary Ellen was buried next to her mother in the Bermingham plot at Calvary Cemetery in Evanston, Illinois.

You may want to amend the bio you wrote to include Mary Ellen (Murphy) Kerwin. If you are interested, you can find a few other details on the bio I wrote for Julia Mary Casey, memorial #130648701.

Thank you,
Betty Arnold Henderson
(niece by marriage to Willie Elizabeth Casey Eason

Added by Betty Arnold Henderson on May 31, 2014 2:13 PM
New York Historian
RE: Richard M. Casey
My pleasure. I thought I would help you find Richard Casey's wife in the NYC Death Index. See the next email.
Added by New York Historian on Jan 13, 2013 10:00 AM
Richard Hollis
RE: Zadie Elliott Whitcomb
thanks, fixed the birth state
Added by Richard Hollis on Jul 18, 2012 9:12 PM

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