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From: "Fern Estes" <>
Subject: Re: [ARIZARD] Gillihan
Date: Thu, 30 Sep 2010 17:40:15 -0400

The July1984 Izard County Historian has part 2 of the autobiography of
J. Orville Cheney who married Alma Gillihan. On page 30:
" On June 27, 1931, during the early part of the depression, I married
Alma Marie Gillihan. Alma's father was Ed Gillihan and her mother was
Eva Huhn Gillihan. The Gillihans were of English or Irish discant but
I have no idea where their ancestors came from. Eva Huhn was of German
descent - Mrs. Gillihan's father came from Germany."

So according to this article the name is HUHN.

Quoting Vera Reeves <>:
> June or anyone, I could use some help.
> I'm posting the photo for Ed and Eva Gillihan on Find A Grave and
> I've got info
> that doesn't jive.
> Don't have his obit but here's her's.
> Info on Rootsweb shows his name as Thomas Edmon Gillihan.
> Marriage ceriticate shows
> T. E. Gillihan 19 from Jumbo
> md 13 Dec 1896 in Izard County
> Eva Hoon 19 of Jumbo
> This obit shows her maiden as Hume and he is Edward L. also the
> marriage date is
> listed as 1890.
> Every where I look her maiden name is different. Huhn - Hoon - Hume what is
> correct ?
> Oct 8, 1954 – Mrs Ed Gillihan Dies Saturday at Age of 77
> Mrs Eva Josephine Gillihan, a resident of this county the greater
> part of her life died at the home of a daughter in Batesville,
> Saturday night at
> the age of 77. She had been in failing health for several months.
> Mrs Gillihan (nee Hume) was born at Versailles, Mo., and came to
> Arkansas as a
> child. On December 13,1890 she was united in marriage to Ed L. Gillihan. She
> returned here several months ago after spending some time in the state of
> Washington for benefit of her health. She was a devout member of the
> Church of
> Christ and had been since early in life. She was known to a large circle of
> friends in this section.
> Surviving are her husband, Edward L. Gillihan; two sons, Jasper
> Gillihan of Richland, Wash., and Clarence Gillihan of Detroit, Mich.; four
> daughters, Mrs J. Orville Cheney of Calico Rock, Mrs Clarence
> Williams and Mrs
> Ernest Briscoe of Batesville and Mrs Guy Lancaster of Mtn. View, and 12
> grandchildren.
> Funeral services were conducted at the Cumberland Presbyterian
> Church here at 2:00 p.m. Monday with Rev. Joe Matlock of Hampton officiating.
> Burial was in Roselawn Cemetery, with Hall Funeral Service in charge.
> Pallbearers were: Victor May, Harold Thomason, A. C. Dixon, Perry
> Matthews, Gene Williams and Bill Wiseman.
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