10/09/1997 NOTES From The White County Historical Society Library

White County Historical Society Library
by Charlene Shields!
This article appeared in THE CARMI TIMES
November 20, 1997

Powless Craven

POWLESS, CRAVENS--I need info on William Powless' and Rachel Cravens' families. Powless was born in 1857 and married in White County Aug. 26, 1875.
Bettie Wheat,
901 N.W. Seventh,
Fairfield, IL 62837.

GLASGO, HAYS--Need information on Lucy Glasgo, who married Monroe Hays Aug. 17, 1871 in White County. Would like to make contact with anyone with information on Glasgo's parents, her date of birth and death, and any children.
Roxann Thompson,
410 Hazel St.,
Corning, AR 72422;
or roxhb@juno.com.

McCARTHY--Need information on William Daniel McCarthy, born Dec. 26, 1872. His father was C.D. McCarthy. Both men lived in White County in the 1880s or early 1890s.
Jim Williams,
PO Box 5383,
Evansville, IN 47716.
Phone 1-812-474-1750.

LEWIS, BRUNER or BURNER--Need information on Stephen C. Lewis, born in 1839 and died in 1873 or 1874. Who were his parents? Where did he die, and where was he buried? His wife, Drusilla Anderson, later married John Burner (or Bruner). They are buried at Centerville Cemetery. They had several children. Would like to correspond with any descendants.
Brenda Meier,
PO Box 356,
Kelso, MO 63758.

Fleeta Williams Guffey has sent our library a copy of the Williams Family History and Cookbook. This contains stories and genealogy of Richard and Mae Catlin Williams and their 12 children, plus recipes contributed by their descendants. An interesting addition to our book shelves.

If you could see your ancestors, all standing in a row
There might be a few of them you wouldn't care to know.
But here's a question which requires a different view
If you could see your ancestors, would they be proud of you?

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