ABOUT DIANE GLADOW

Diane McAdams Gladow author

Diane McAdams Gladow is a former English Composition instructor at Emporia State University in Emporia, Kansas. During her nine years at the University, she also served as a director of the Writing Center on campus and the voice of the Grammar Hotline. After leaving the University, she taught adult basic skills at the Adult Education Center in Emporia. For almost twenty years, she was a coordinator for the Emporia Literacy Program. She has authored three other books, a memoir of her husband’s family, Rich Heritage, the first book in the A Journey of Voices series, Chasing the Frontier, and the second book in the A Journey of Voices series, Stewards of the Land. She enjoys family research, traveling, and reading among her collection of hobbies. She was born and raised in Hobbs, New Mexico, graduated from the University of Texas at El Paso, and obtained a Master’s Degree from the University of New Mexico. She and her husband live in Emporia, Kansas, and have three grown children and seven grandchildren.

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Trish Taylor September 10, 2010 at 2:22 am

I can’t wait to read the book. I was married to a Huddleston from Alderbranch and have two sons by him. One of my sons still lives in that area. I did a little genealogical research back when I lived around there, so am familiar with the families in the book.

Sherry Jordan Williams July 25, 2011 at 5:54 pm

Just read the article in Brookhaven’s Daily Leader. I am a decendent of Grey Jordan and am looking forward to reading your book. Would like very much to contact you as I am also trying to build our Family Tree. Our family is very excited to get your books. Thank you .

Diane Gladow July 26, 2011 at 4:14 pm

Sherry – Thanks for contacting me. I hope you enjoy the book. I would be happy to talk with you about the family. If you get this message, please let me know and I will try to get you my home e-mail. Thanks. Diane Gladow

Linda Mowry November 26, 2012 at 3:31 am

Hi Diane,
I found your notes while doing some research on the connection between the Crumes and Abe Lincoln. My mother, Margaret Crume Bast, has the following: father Marshall Lee Crume, Grandfather Gideon King Crume, Great Grandfather James Ridgeway Crume, Great Great Grandfather Squire Crume, then Great Great Great Granfather Philip D. Crume. Squire was brother to Ralph Sr, whose son Ralph Jr. married Abe Lincoln’s Aunt Mary Lincoln. Can you help me figure out then how Abraham Lincoln would be related (though distantly!) to my Mom? And how we would be related to you? My email address is listed above, and my telephone is 804-897-9633.
I’m also on Facebook under Linda Bast Mowry. Thank you, and I look forward to hearing from you!!!!

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