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Philip N Spencer (#48304923)
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Bio Photo Amazing (and understandably unbelievable) that, through, I found my maternal 66th great grandfather in 240 BC, yet I cannot find my paternal gg grandfather in 1850 Arkansas.

Family lore has it that he was Indian (thus understandable that there are no records) but my DNA has no Native American. Seems more likely (another family story) that he ran off, leaving Mary (Spencer)(Staner) Hickman with 3 year old Adolphus Owen Spencer in about 1879.

I'm an old hand in Ancestry and have used F.A.G as a source for years as it grew. Stupid me; Finally in Dec 2013, I joined and discovered that F.A.G is equally (or more) powerful a tool as Ancestry.

I am the great grandson of Adolphus Owen Spencer, born in Saline County, Arkansas May 13, 1876. I am seeking his father, unknown Spencer, who was married to Mary (Hickman)(Spencer) Staner.

If I kick off into the glory land, my lovely bride since 1975 will maintain my memorials. Her name is Nancy JANET (Harp) Spencer.
Email: JanetSpencer1955@yahoo,com
Cell/Text: (405) 205) 7789
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Jan Reynolds
Philli, My husband is the gg grandson of John William Madewell and Annis Dixon. Their son James B Madewell had a daughter Annis Madewell Reynolds who married his g grandpa Edmond Reynolds. Family lore says Annis wife of Edmond, walked the Trail of Tears. This is impossible since she wasn't born until 1851 in Pope Co, AR. Wondering if Annis Dixon Madewell could have been on the trail? Would appreciate any information you could give me about this. The Reynolds, Madewells and Stacy family all seem to have been together before Newton Co, AR.
Added by Jan Reynolds on Dec 25, 2014 4:34 PM
Norma McCutcheon Gilbert
HI, Phillip,
Son William was born in 1720, but she was not born until 1734 and James was only 2 years old. Please check this out, & email back
THANKS! Norma McCutcheon Gilbert
Added by Norma McCutcheon Gilbert on Oct 21, 2014 2:42 AM
Silvana Evans
Staner and Mary Hickman
I keep coming across your name :) Mary Hickman and Michael D.C. Staner are my 3rd great grandparents. I'd love to swap information :) Adolphus Spencer was my great-grandfathers half brother.

My email is
The Staner side also has the family story of Native American but I can't really find anything. Though someone did post that it was the maternal side that held it. My family says they have always been told that their father Johnnie Lee Staner was a quarter Native American.
Added by Silvana Evans on Jul 09, 2014 9:49 PM
Joyce Perdikis
RE: Elmer L Dayton
More than glad to help. That is what we are here for.
Added by Joyce Perdikis on Jan 28, 2014 1:18 AM
Timothy Burl Richardson
thank you so much for your effort, so sad , Your kindness is appreciated.
Added by PSprinkles on Jan 24, 2014 9:54 PM
Ken Townsend
RE: Ola Faye McCutchen
You are most welcome, I wouldn't have it any other way.
Added by Ken Townsend on Jan 22, 2014 8:33 PM
Frances Allen Titsworth
RE: William Riley Smith
You are welcome! Let me know if you ever need any others. I do not mind at all. Also, welcome to findagrave!
Added by Frances Allen Titsworth on Jan 06, 2014 2:40 PM

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