Answers to your questions: This is my husbands families.
Michael Derie and Annie Winkler, came to USA in 1879 from Alsase Loraine, France. Their two sons Michael and Peter Derie were teaming a wagon across the White River in Arkansas and the wagon captized and the boys lost their lives, their Dad, Michael tried with all his heart to save the young men, but could not. His health was never the same and he passed on the next year. Nicholas Derie was a brother to Michael and came to America with Michael, Annie and their children Mary, George Joseph and Emma (my husbands grandmother)
Myrtle Sparks Derie is the wife of George Joseph Derie
Now about the DeBusk Family
my husbands grandfather was Uriah Jonathan DeBusk (John) married to Emma Derie daughter of Michael and Annie Winkler Derie, his fathers name was Jonathan DeBusk married to Nancy Elam. Jonathan and Benjamin Franklin DeBusk were brothers, their parents were Elisha and Eva Jane Clarkston DeBusk. Jonathan DeBusk owned land in Arkansas for years and within the last ten years we sold the land in Madison county,Arkansas.