Ray, Thanks for posting this information. This is very helpful and clears this up to some extent.It was so confusing finding James wife Sarah L. on the 1900 census as a widow!! Do you by chance have a copy of the actual newspaper obit for James? I'd like to obtain a copy for my Wier family documentation files. I've already requested and obtained copies of the tombstone photos to findagrave.com.I would like to gather up the additional items in actual document/digitized form to put in my database as proofs. Thx! Lisa
PS-Are we related? Do you tie into to the Wier/Wier family?