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Surname List U-Z from the Andrew County Missouri GenWeb page



  1. VanANDEL. (4/26/97)
  2. VanFOSSEN of Andrew Co. Lisa Newton (3/7/97; updated Oct 2002)
  3. VanMETERS of Andrew Co. Bruce Gregory (Oct 26 1997)
    Interested in the Civil War service of John E VANMETER and any other VANMETERS who were residents of Andrew County, Missouri. John is listed in the 1860 census as John age 25 with his wife Ruth 24 and son David 1 month. Also listed in the 1870 census as John age 35 with his wife Ruth 34 and children David 10, Adam 9, Elizabeth C. 7, John 3, and Ruth 1. In the 1870 census he is listed in Jefferson Township. Would also like information on John's parents (where they lived, names, dates etc) and John's place of birth.
  4. VAN SCHOIACK / VAN SCHAICK / VAN SCHOICK. Laura Wilson, 311 S Anthony, Anthony, KS 67003 (5/11/97)
  5. VOGEL - BUNSE (Christian and Lena BUNSE) Cosby ca. 1880-1960 William Lamb (Oct 13, 1997)
  6. VORNKAHL. Laura Wilson, 311 S Anthony, Anthony, KS 67003 (5/11/97)


  1. WACHTEL (Martin). Martin Wachtel was husband to Mary KING. Md. 1-14-1841 in Hancock County, Indiana. Mary was born in Ross County, Ohio, 7-12-1821. Dau. of Isaac and Peggy KING. (Her relatives Wingate King came to Andrew County before 1846; Joseph King and wife, Mary Ann Miller moved there around 1846; Mary Ann's father, Abraham Miller and family were also in Andrew County.) Martin b. Feb. 1816, near Munich, Province of Bavaria, Germany. Martin and Mary A. King had 12 children. 3 died in infancy and 2 died in their teens. The first three children were born in Indiana, Sarah A, Elizabeth Ellen and Wingate King Wachtel. Other children b. in Andrew County, Mo. Wingate King Wachtel served in the Civil War; Co. G, Twelfth Missouri Cavalry. Martin and Mary Wachtel are listed in the 1850 and 1860 censuses for Andrew County, MO. "Wingett L." Wachtel is with Martin and Mary in 1860, aged 14 (born ca 1846), and he may be the Wingate King Wachtel with them in 1850. Martin was born in Bavaria, GERMANY, about 1816. Wingate K. WACHTEL married Charlotte MURPHY at the home of B. Mundenhall on 20 Dec 1866. Elizabeth E. WACHTEL married Vincent S. JOY on 23 Dec 1865. Martin WACHTEL married Mrs. Malinda CHAPPELLEAR, 8 Sept 1867. (Also see MILLER & KING) Joy Miller (Jun 15 1997)
  2. WARD (Isaac & Rosannah (FOSTER)) Rochester Township. Charles Carter (Jan 5, 1998) Isaac, Jr., & Rosannah (FOSTER) WARD were my GGgrandparents. About 1871, they moved from Mills Co., IA, to Madison Co., AR. They appear on the 1880 census in Madison Co., AR. About 1891, the family moved from AR to MO, and in 1910 Rosannah WARD, a widow, appears on the census with her two sons, Theodore and William H., in Rochester Twp., Andrew Co., MO. The vital facts are as follows:
    Isaac WARD, Jr., b. abt. 1847 IN, d. bef. 1910, m. 14 Apr. 1869 Mills Co., IA, Rosannah FOSTER, b. abt. 1850 IN, d. aft 1910. Known children (out of 15):
    • Sarah WARD, b. abt. 1871 IA.
    • Mary WARD, b. abt. 1872 AR.
    • Bell WARD, b. abt. 1873 AR.
    • Rebecca WARD, b. Mar. 1874, d. abt. 1901 AR, m. abt. 1896 AR or MO, Luke Crawford CARTER.
    • Samuel WARD, b. abt. 1876 AR.
    • Martha WARD, b. Nov. 1879 AR.
    • Theodore WARD, b. abt. 1890 AR.
    • William H. WARD, b. abt. 1892 MO.
    Can anyone tell me what became of Rosannah, Theodore, and William H. WARD after 1910, or add any other information?
  3. WARDLOW of Fillmore. (5/9/97)
  4. WAY / BROOKS of Rochester. (1/2/97)
  5. WEST, Near Balchow. (10/12/96)
  6. WEST (James and Julia), near Balchow, MO. My great-great grandfather (James West-1817-1875) came from NY to Balchow, MO via Ohio. He married Julia Bogart, from Ohio (1822-1869). My descendents moved on to Kansas after that. According to my aunts, James is buried in the Upper Neeley Cemetary. James second wife, Nancy Neeley, is also in the Upper Neeley Cemetary, but she is buried with her lst husband. Tom Griffiths (10/12/96)
  7. WESTCOTT, of Fillmore. Jean Westcott (new email address- Oct 2, 1997 & Mar 27, 2005)
  8. WHITE, Laura, of Whitesville, MO, married Robert A. SAUNDERS in 1855, later of Sedgwick Co., KS (8/9/98)
  9. WILHITE (JOHN and MARY) 1850's. Barbara Johnson (Feb 1, 1998) Searching for info on John Wilhite (probably born between 1775 and 1790). He married Mary. They lived in Andrew Co. in 1850. Their children are believed to be Martha (1808-1884) who married Peter Stout Benton in 1829 in Jefferson Co., TN. McKinsey J. (1814-1848). William (1816-1848) who died in the Mexican War. Elizabeth (1818-1853) who married Jeremiah H. Wilson in Ray Co., MO in 1836. Mary (born 1820 in Greene Co., TN) who married William Linville Wilson. Malinda (1823-1904) who married Larkin Adamson in 1849 in Andrew Co., MO. Julia Ann (1827-1910) who never married. James J. (1829 - ?) who possbily married Selma Dawden in 1852 in Andrew Co. The Wilhite family left Jefferson Co., TN in about 1829, along with the Peter Stout Benton and Adamson families, for Morgan Co., IL where they are listed in the 1830 census. They then went to Missouri (Ray, Clay, Andrew or Buchanan Counties). All the children eventually left for Collin Co., TX with the exception of Martha Wilhite who went to Van Zandt Co., TX. Can anyone identify John and Mary Wilhite, the parents of these children?
  10. WILHOIT of Savannah. (5/2/97; 8/18/2 update)
  11. WINDSOR of Rochester twp."> (9/18/96)
  12. WISE of Empire Twp. Lisa Newton (3/7/97; updated Oct 2002)
  13. WITHROW (Andrew and Mary BRIGGS) Near Whitesville. Robbie Foster (May 1, 1998) I know they were in Andrew County in 1880 and Andrew was buried in Andrew County. Looking for information on Andrew and his descendants, particularly William Henry WITHROW who married Letitia WHITAKER.
  14. WRIGHT of Rochester. Lisa Newton (3/7/97; updated Oct 2002)



  1. YATES, MCDANIEL, FORE, SHEPHERD (JOSHUA MCDANIEL SR AND REBECCA YATES) Some of the Yates family lived in Whitesville. Joshua McDaniel Sr. whose 1st wife was Kate Morgan lived Cooper Co Mo. but was married 2nd-to Rebecca Yates widow of Elijah Shepherd in Andrew Co. 1847. One son of Joshua McDaniel Sr was John McDaniel who lived in Andrew Co. After Joshua Sr and Rebecca married lived Cooper Co. until he was killed by a falling tree 1851. She moved back to Andrew and Clay Cos. Her son Joshua Jr married Mary Jane Fore 5 Dec 1869 in Clay Co. In the 1850 census of Andrew Co. Rebecca Yates had brothers living in Andrew Co. Heiskell who m Elizabeth Pettijohn, Andrew Jackson Yates m Mary Pettijohn, Solomon Yates who married two Wells women from Lee Co. Va. first one died. In the 1860 census William Manson Fore and his wife Elizabeth Allen, parents of Mary Jane Fore McDaniel were living with several of their children. They had married in Pulaski Co Ky, to Mo before Andrew Co. before 1860 later to Clay Co. Parents of Rebecca Yates Shepherd McDaniel, William and Celia Yates. William died ca 1845, in Andrew or Platte Co. Have never found his wife's maiden name. Their oldest son Levi b NC, Rebecca b Lee Co va 1811, by 1829 Yates were in Jackson Co Mo.1870 Rebecca to CA with Yates bros, Shepherd and McDaniel children. Ellen Byrne (Feb 7, 1998)
  2. YOUNG (Nancy A.) born 1846 Andrew Co. I am searching for the parents and siblings of Nancy A. Young. She married William Randolph PIERSON 24 Oct. 1867 in Buchanan Co. MO. Kathryn Morehead (Sep 23, 1997)


  1. ZISSETT/ZISSITT (Emma L ZISSETT/ZISSITT m. Robert A Heffley) ca 1880. Irene M Heffley (Mar 5, 1998) Emma L ZISSITT/ZISSETT b. 7-1-1880 m. Robert A Heffley, also born in MO. Robert and Emma moved to Denver, CO around 1917-1919 than to Portland, OR and finally to the Bay Area in CA. After Robert died, Emma married Jesse Putnam. Both are buried in the San Bruno VA cemetary in CA. I would like to find out more about Emma's parents, places of birth and info about any siblings she may have had. This has been a very difficult line to research and any clues would be appreciated.