I hope that there is someone out there that can help me find my family. I will put what I have.
John William Beard b-11 July 1858 in Illinois d-5 Nov 1915 in St Joseph Missouri Buchana Co. Wife My Grandmother married in 1888 in Stuart, Iowa Mary E. McElwee b- 18 Dec 1861 in DesMoines, Iowa d- 27 April 1930 in Carinda-page Iowa
My great grandfathers parents were Simeon Beard and Eliza Smith have no dates or information on them
children To John and Mary
edward or John Edward Charles born in iowa and died in michigan John Francis born in washington Ellen Walter William Raymond Buelah Katherine Irene Clarence Lawrence Mary thomas Anthony(this is my grandpa)he was born 26 Apr 1903 in St Joseph Missouri and died 8 Sept 1961 in Detroit Michigan Wayne County. He was married to ruth Avis Anderson they had 4 children
thomas donald (my dad) Joan ruth Virgina Lee Janice Ann all born in michigan
I hope that some one can help me start my genealogy as I do not know of another place to look. thank you Ruth