Right:  Recently found photo via family members of the William J. Farquharson family.

William is seated in front holding a cane. Seated next to him on the right is his wife Nancy Conklin. William and Nancy's daughter Maria married Richard E. Moss.  Although none of the individuals in the photo have been individually identified, the family has said that the photo is of William, Nancy and their children. One of the younger women in the photo is Maria .

Laura McGhee {nee Moss}
Daughter of Richard and Maria

B: January 8, 1887

D: November 17,1965

Hazel Moss

​Daughter of Richard and Maria

Died October 21, 1900
of Diptheria at 19 months old

Below from: Cook County Illinois Marriages Index 1871-1920

Laura McGhee Obituary

The Gary Post-Tribune, Gary, IN

Thursday , November 18, 1965

Laura McGhee, of 57 Hillcrest Park, Old Greenwich, Connecticut, passed away Wednesday, November 17, 1965 in a private Convalescent Home in Standford, Conn. She was a Gary resident for 40 years, residing at 203 Taney Street until 6 months ago. She was a member of the First Presbyterian Church of Gary, widow of the late Robert McGhee. Surviving: 2 sons, K. Burr McGhee of Westport, Conn., Richard McGhee of Old Greenwich, Connecticut; 1 sister, Mrs. H.E. Thompson of Rye, New York; 8 grandchildren. funeral services will be held Saturday at 1 p.m., Burns Memorial Chapel. Rev. David Haines officiating, interment in Bachelors Grove Cemetery, in Tinley Park, IL. Friends may call Friday 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. abd 7 p.m. to 9 p,m.. 

Blue Island Sun Standard April 29, 1920


James W. McKee

North Half of Lot #43

Robert McGhee
​Lauras Husband
​B: September 10, 1876

D: July 31, 1939

Robert McGhee

Below from: Directory of Deceased American Physicians, 1904-1929

James W. McKee

B: October 8, 1845

D: July 21, 1911

Laura McGhee

​Lot #43

South Half of Lot #43

Maria H. Moss

Below: Cook County Death Index 

Below:  Extracted from Where the Trails Cross Fall 1996 Edition Vol. 27:1 

More burial confirmations were received by researcher Brad Bettenhausen after his detailed Bachelors Grove research was published in a 1995 Where the trails Cross. 

This information was published in the 1996 edition as an adendum.

Robert and Laura Moss McGhee were two of the several confirmed in the adendum. 

McKee - Moss

Richard E. Moss

Below: Cook County Death Index

North half of Lot 

Below: Obituary from Chicago Daily Tribune March 1934

Delaney McKee

Maria Hannah Moss {Nee Farquharson}

Richards first wife

B: December 29, 1854

D: October 19,1918

Hazel Moss

Richard Edmund Moss

B: March 6, 1859 Goeselville, IL

D: March 9, 1934

Below: Richard McGhee World War I Draft Registration Card located on Ancestry.com

South half of Lot


Delaney Ann McKee {Nee Hulett}

B: September 18, 1855

D: April 16, 1920

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