Megan...I have 2 or 3 family stories about Ira's youth & how he met his wife Mary F. Brewen.
Hicky Nut Mine Cemetery is on private propety. Our mutal cousin, Lon Rehkop, said cattle have knocked over Ira's grave stone. Last time he was there, the cemetery was so overgrown with vines, leaves,etc that he could hardly find Ira's stone. I have a Google Earth Map that shows where the cemetery is located in a wooded area.
Lon Rehkop lives in Frederickton, Mo, is currently building a new home. In a previous message to you (which I'm not sure you got), I included his phone # so you can contact him.
Again, contact me at my home e-mail address:FrtSmithMissy@aol.com
. I have data on Ira. Gave it to Lon
last year & he has it too.
Hope you've received previous messages.
Missy Carroll. Phone (479)-646-6212 if you want to call me.