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Yuma County Pioneer Photographs:

Wilson B.  and Mary E. McClun, Logan.

In 1875 Lancaster County Nebraska David and Analiza McClune have Nathan 25, Wilson 20 (both Michigan), Oscar 14 and Josie 10 (both Iowa)

In 1880 David is still in Lancaster, with Nathan T., Wilson B, and Jose Ella.

Wilson proved up a quarter in 28, 4S 43W in 1894. 

In 1900 Lancaster County Wilson B April 1855 Michigan has been married 19 years to May E, Jan 1863 Indiana.  They have Jess L, Oct 1882 Neb, Leroy G Sep 1884, Neb, Hannah E May 1887 Neb, Harry V. Oct 1890 Colorado, Wilson E. Aug 1893 Colorado, and William E. Oct 1899 Neb.

So Wilson probably moved to Colorado in 1887, and back to Nebraska in 1894-1898

There's a Wilson B. McClun 1854-1915 and Mary E. McClun 1862-1942 in the Panama, Nebraska cemetery.

Vinton Harry McClun registered for WWI in Adams, Nebraska, saying he was born October 25, 1890 in Burlington, Colorado.

Wilson Earl, also in Adams, said he was born in Wray August 18, 1893, and was married with a child.

It looks like they moved to Torrington Wyoming - the cemetery there has Vinton H. Oct 23, 1890 - Nov 4, 1974, Jesse L. Oct 12, 1882 - Dec 8, 1980, and Earl William,  Aug 18, 1893-  May 14, 1982

Will McClung married Leola Davis July 5, 1920

Nancy (Widow of James McClung, deceased) made three-year proof for land in 7 and  of 2S 43W in 1914.  Witnesses were Harry F. Strangways, Ernest Smith, William R. Hays, Richard K. Hays, all of Wray.

In 1900 Dubuque County, Iowa James July 1826 in New York, Nancy Dec 1834 Ohio, have Florence Jan 1877, Curtis W. Mar 1865, and Edith M June 1874, all Iowa

August 26 1904 "Richard Kirk Hays, of Denver, who grew up in Yuma county, was married last Tuesday to Miss Edith McClung of Epworth, Iowa, the ceremony occurring at the home of the bride's parents.  Many former Wray friends extend congratulations to Dick and his bride.

In 1910 Vernon Nancy J. McClung was with her daughter Edith May Hays, 35 and Richard Kirk Haye, 34 and their son Richard Gregg Hays 4.  Nancy is 75, born in Ohio.

In 1914 Nancy slipped on icy pavement and broke a shoulder bone.

In 1920 Wray Richard is a secretary for the Widfields Oil Company, and beside Richard G they have Harold K. 8 and Herbert M. 7.

In 1930 Denver Richard is proprietor of a flour mill, with Harold and Macdonald H., and have added Joy F. 8.

Edith is widowed in 1940 Des Moines, Iowa, and Joy, 18 is with her.

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