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I have just joined this list. I am looking for information on McCunes
living in Guthrie Co. Iowa.
My grandfather, James Dallas McCune was born in Iowa on Aug. 27, 1876. I
have been unable to find the first names of his parents or the names of
siblings. According to his death certificate his mother's maiden name was
Mingus(Mingues) I have found, using the internet, that there were both
McCunes and Mingus(es) in Guthrie Co.during this time. He might have had a
sister named May (Mae) although it could have been a shortened version of
another name. According to family stories James' father worked for the
railroads and was born in Ireland. According to the 1910 Census his mother
was born in Virginia. I have been trying to locate his birth place for
several years so would really appreciate any help you might be able to
Katie McCune Richardson in California
This is only free for a short time. Remember it is not complete. But the
WPA listings of cemeteries for several of the Iowa counties are on line
at ancestry. Guthrie is listed as one of the counties. THIS DOES NOT
INCLUDE ALL LISTINGS, but there are some sources there such as newspaper
articles. In my personal research I've found a few errors in the notes.
CC for Guthrie Co, IA
I am looking for information on Josephine
Marlenee. She was my great-great grandmother.
She married Daniel Siegfried, Jr. and lived in
Guthrie Co. at least for some time. Her fourth
son was my great-grandfather, Ralph Donald
Siegfried, born 2-8-1890. She is listed as being
23 years old at that time. The 1890 Farmer's
index lists three Marlenee households in Guthrie
Co., which I figure are her brothers and possibly
Does anyone have any further information about
this family? Thanks for any help you can provide!
Bryan Siegfried Solvet
saeclum in favilla
Indiana University, PGY-3 Internal Medicine and
"What difference does it make how much you have?
What you do not have amounts to much more."