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Family of James CORCORAN

I am searching for information on the family and history of my great grandfather. His name was James W CORCORAN born in Pennsylvania in 1877. He married June OLIVER on 10 Nov 1899, in Logan, Iowa. I have no further information on June OLIVER or their marriage. Not sure if the marriage was anulled, they divorced or if June died. On 25 Oct 1905 James W CORCORAN married Sophie Auguste Louise ZELL (31 Dec 1886-23 Jun 1961) in Bremer County? Iowa. They had 2 children, William Carl Corcoran (Volker) 17 Feb 1906-4 aug 1994, and James August Corcoran (Volker) 13 Oct 1908- 27 Nov 2005.The children were later adopted by Sophie's second husband Frederick W VOLKER. On the marriage license James' parents are listed as James CORCORAN and Clarrisa Belle Cornish. I have been able to trace Clarissa's line but have been unable to find anything out about my Corcoran heritage. James W CORCORAN died in Omaha,Nebraska on 15 Sep 1914 from possible suicide. I have a few pdf files about his death from the Omaha papers at the time but none of those help in tracing his family. Any help would be greatly appreciated.

Looking for Wilhelm BUHR

In search of history on Wilhelm BUHR of Hanover,Germany born in 1849, he immigrated to the USA in 1868 and settled in Iowa. He married Margarethe Elizabeth GADE in 1876, and died in 1921. I have hit a dead end in my research so any help would be appreciated.

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Looking for William WEBBER

I am interested in finding out about one of my ancestors. I am searching for information about William WEBBER born around 1680 in England. He was a British Officer with red hair, who was working in the US when he met and married Quantis Carpenter. He died in 1751 of Smallpox. I would love to find his line. I have run into a dead end with him. Also any media files you may have would be greatly appreciated.

Photo of James W CORCORAN and Sophie A ZELL

My great grandparents
James W Corcoran 1877-1914
Sophie A Zell 1886-1961
marriage 25 Oct 1905


Photo of Walter B "Skinny" WEBBER and Esther V COFFIN

My Grandparents
Walter Bernard "Skinny" WEBBER 1898-1959
Esther Virginia Mary COFFIN 1905-1982
marriage 26 Mar 1924


Photo of William F BUHR and Mary L FROST

My great grandparents
William F BUHR 1877-1937
Mary L FROST 1880-1952
marriage 20 Sep 1900