The name "Alma Jane"


by: Robert Manns, In the early timber era of Butler County after 1900, Stern wheelers was operating on Black River, which ran regularly from the colony at Gille's Bluff to Poplar Bluff

One stern wheeler was named "Alma Jane." I do not know how the stern wheeler came by the name of Alma Jane, but such a lovely name was passed on to a child born in the area. That child was; Alma Jane Wilson Warbington. Born in 1911, and continuing to enjoy a name which is a part of, Butler county Missouri, History.

The above information has been furnished by Alma's daughter.
Jane Yeargain - yeargaj@email.uah.edu