Collage of Cape County

A Quarterly Publication of the

 Cape Girardeau County Genealogical Society

The Collage of Cape County was first published in 1981 by the Cape Girardeau County Genealogical Society. It is designed to make records and documents from Cape Girardeau County more accessible to researchers; provide the results of research on Cape Girardeau County families; and provide news to the membership. The Collage is free for members. Back issues may be obtained for $3 per copy (postpaid).

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Anyone may submit articles to the Collage. Send them to the Editor, PO Box 571, Jackson, MO 63755; or E-mail as a text, rich text, or Word file attachment to: eddlemanw_at_sbcglobal.net

The Table of Contents from issues published in the last few years are given below. Regular features not included below include a letter from the President of the Society, "On the Shelf" (additions to our library), and Queries.

Volume 17

Number 3

December 1997

From North Carolina to Missouri 1819 - Stevenson Family
John Fulbright Will
From Hanover to Cape Girardeau - A Sander Family
Cape Girardeau Co. Deed Book G
Births, Marriages, & Death Abstracts from Cash Book Journal

Volume 17

Number 4

March 1998

Collateral Descendants of Berry A. Wilson of Cape Girardeau Co. MO & Louisiana
Reading Old Tombstones
Civil War Sniders
Cape Girardeau Co. Deed Book G
Pensions to Ex-Confederate Soldiers, Bollinger & Cape Girardeau Counties - 1919
Holy Family Catholic Church

Volume 18

Number 1

June 1998

William E. Alexander, Copied from Old Diary - Ambrose Alexander’s Book
Muster Roll - Co. C, 4th Battalion of Missouri Militia
Jacob and Lenard Welker Confederate Pension Papers
Births, Marriages, & Death Abstracts from 1903 Cash Book Journal
Cape Girardeau Co. Deed Book G

Volume 18 Number 2 September 1998

Battle of Cape Girardeau
Web Sites with Genealogical Information

We were Union People (Snider Family)
Cape Girardeau Co. Deed Book G
National Reunions Planned for Cape Girardeau County in 1999
List of Men in Co. D, 56th Regiment of E. M.

Volume 18

Number 3

December 1998

Solomon George Kitchen; Colonel, 7th Missouri Cavalry, CSA
Able Family
Battle of Cape Girardeau (cont.)
Draby Cemetery

Volume 18 Number 4 March 1999

Mary Jane Williams Randol Bible
Ambrose Alexander - Travels to Missouri from North Carolina
Civil War Operations in Cape Girardeau County
Deaths  from 1916 Cash Book "Forty Years Ago" Column
Keenan Cemetery
William Blair

Volume 19

Number 1

June 1999

Muster Rolls, Missouri Militia
1876 Cash Book Deaths
William Williams Land Grant
Starling & DLashmutt Ledger

Volume 19

Number 2

September 1999

Early Lutherans in Southeast Missouri
The Forgotten Pioneer: George Lail, III
Kempe Family
Our Law Makers (Delegates to 1875 Missouri Constitutional Convention)
Christopher Foeste Will

Volume 19

Number 3

December 1999

Old Jackson City Cemetery (Part I)
Cape Girardeau Co. Records from Catahoula Parish, La.
1839 Letter - John Wicker to Isaac N. Sheppard
Modern Woodmen of America
Hays, Henderson, and Neely Families

Volume 19

Number 4

March 2000

Clippard Family Record
Benjamin Hall Query from 1894 Missouri Cash-Book
A Closer Look at Fort B
Old Jackson City Cemetery (Part II)
Albina Ellen (Strehlein-Woelecke) Hemman Suncelian
Affidavit on War of 1812 Service of Whiting Richard

Volume 20

Number 1

June 2000

Leonard Welker Will and Estate Settlement
Old Jackson City Cemetery (Part III)
Letter: Alvin P. Statler to Sarah Fulbright Statler, Feb 1, 1865
The Ten [Actually 12] Commandments for Names
Perry County Homecoming

Volume 20

Number 2

September 2000

Cape Girardeau County School Land Sales, Part I
Item from Centreville Reformer (Henry Limbaugh death)
Mirly Family Letters, 1852-1864, Part I
William Nothdurft Journal and Diary, Part I
Jacob Bollinger Deed - Christian Co., Kentucky
Thomas W. Waters Family

Volume 20

Number 3

December 2000

Margaret McCombs, Revolutionary War Widow’s Pension File on Robert McCombs
Veterans of the Civil War Gather
Cape Girardeau County School Land Sales, Part II (concluded)
Robertson Co., Tennessee Deed - Peter Hinkle to Joseph Naw
William Nothdurft Journal and Diary, Part II
(concluded)
Mirly Family Letters, 1852-1864, Part II

Volume 20

Number 4

March 2001

1809 and 1810 Jury Lists, Cape Girardeau District
Social Security Number Application Records
St. Johns Evangelical Lutheran Church at Arnsberg Cemetery
Mirly Family Letters, 1852-1864, Part III (concluded)
William Caldwell - Civil War Letter

Volume 21

Number 1

June 2001

Mueller Bible
Enos Randol Reunion
John Fulbright Estate Settlement
Lincoln Co., Georgia Power of Attorney:  Sarah Harris to Richard G. Bibb
Rebel Prisoners Sent to St. Louis (Cape Girardeau Eagle, July 19, 1862)
Jackson City Cemetery, Part IV
Water Washes out Old Spanish Design Casket (Scott Co. Democrat, Nov. 1927)

Volume 21

Number 2

September 2001

Providential Discoveries (Richard Randol Family)
McLeary Family Bible
Jesse Criddle Document and Family 
John Fulbright Estate Settlement  (Part II)

Volume 21

Number 3

December 2001

Reminiscences of Judge W. C. Ranney
Stonewall Estes “Speeding” Citation
Auswanderer aus Berel, Braunschweig nach Cape Girardeau County, Mo

   
(Vasterling family)
From the James Rayen Probate File (including information on William Scott)
Thomas English Memorial
Wise Book has gone to press
 

Volume 21

Number 4

March 2002

Records of Whitewater Presbyterian Church, Part I
Letters at Cape Girardeau Post Office, 1811
Aaron Fulbright Bible
Cox Bible
News from the County Archive Center
One Wise Man Book (Wise Family)
 

Volume 22

Number 1

June 2002

In Memory of Melva Rose Lewis
“Secret Document” – Hermann Friedrichs
Records of Justi Post No. 173, Grand Army of the Republic, Part I
More Information on Martin-Farrar-Cook Families
Chappell Bible
 

Volume 22

Number 2

September 2002

Family Bible Record of Mary Langdon Frizel
William W. Wallace Bible
From the Bible of Nora Trickey Huey
Records of Justi Post No. 173, Grand Army of the Republic, Part II
Records of Whitewater Presbyterian Church, Part II
Land Patent, David Proffer Heirs

Volume 22

Number 3

December 2002

The Swamp Rangers: Jackson's First Civil War Company
David Masters Bible Record
The Death Date of Louis Elkins
Slave Narrative: Smoky Eulenberg
Road Petition, Leemon Area, November 21, 1887
Daniel Hinkle Obituary

Volume 22

Number 4

March 2003

Penelope Randol: Found at Last
Benjamin Taylor Revolutionary War Pension Application File
Slave Narrative: Wes Lee
Excerpts from the John Canterberry Estate File
Missouri's Union Provost Marshal Papers: 1861-1866

Volume 23

Number 1

June 2003

Revolutionary War Pension Application of Private John Cochran
John Shepherd Power of Attorney – Anson Co., North Carolina
Col. Christopher Hays and His Legacy
Lind Family Prayer Book
Samuel Dougherty Provost Marshall File
Morris Family Records
Adenstone Rogers and Allied Families
Hickory Ridge News from 1912 Missouri Cash-Book
Slave Narrative: Betty Abernathy
 

Volume 23

Number 2

September 2003

More on William Ross & Family
Slave Narrative:  Frank Sides
John Link Estate File (Part I)
Swan Bible
Thomas Robins Obituary 

Volume 23

Number 3

December 2003

Cape Girardeau County Cases in the Missouri Supreme Court (Part I)
Slave Narrative: Rachael Goings
Andrew Clippard Obituary
John Link Estate File (Part II)
McElya Bible

Volume 23

Number 4

March 2004


The Family of Frederick Rhodes
From Genealogical Abstracts from “The Nashville Christian Advocate” 1847-1849
Cape Girardeau County Cases in the Missouri Supreme Court (Part II)
Slave Narratives: Steve Brown, James Goings, Mollie Renfro Sides, Clara McNeely Harrell
“Friends of the Red House” Information
Cape Girardeau Countians, Genealogical Material in Oregon Donation Land Claims

Volume 24

Number 1

June 2004


View of the Civil War from Jackson: Lowndes Henry Davis Letters, 1861 & 1863
Wilfong Letters
Civil War Fortification Claims List – Cape Girardeau Militia
Train Hits Rich Farmer: Capt. Samuel Tanner

Slave Narratives: Hannah Jones
 

Volume 24

Number 2

September 2004


Elliott/Randol Letters
Excerpts from Benijah Laugherty Estate File
1810 Cape Girardeau District, St. Francois Road District Assessments
Daniel Hinkle &  Martha J. Steele Obituaries
Slave Narratives: George Bollinger

A Case of a Tactful Justice of the Peace

 

Volume 24

Number 3

December 2004


Welty Divorce Case and Suit for Dower Rights
New Book on the English Family
Deaths from Rodney G. Whitelaw Diary
German Civil War Era Letter From Cape Girardeau
1883 Cape Girardeau Fire, Death of H. B. Burdge (From Ste. Genevieve Paper)
Slave Narratives: Emily Camster Green, Betty Brown
 

Volume 24

Number 4

March 2005

Narrative of Pvt. Albert J. Martin
Civil War Veterans from the
Confederate Veteran
Michael Burtcher Letters

Slave Narratives: Harriet Lee, Lucy Davis

Obituaries: Clarissa P. Looney nee Nelson; Mrs. Morris Wagner (nee Cotter)
 

Volume 25

Number 1

June 2005

Excerpts from the Jackson Cash-Book, 1893-1894 (Part 1)
Garrett Family of Missouri
Excerpts from the June 30, 1821 Independent Patriot Newspaper
“An Old Landmark Gone” – Hubble Creek Baptist Church
Andrew Welsch Family
Obituaries: Mrs. Lou Davis and Martha Caldwell
Slave Narratives: Eliza Madison, Wylie Miller

 

Volume 25

Number 2

September 2005

Autobiography and Historical Reminiscences Excerpts, John Walter Wilkinson
Deeds Involving the Estate of Peter Crites
Kurre Cemetery
Letters to Germany from Cape Girardeau Co., 1854
Excerpts from the
Jackson Cash-Book, 1893-1894 (Part II)

Volume 25

Number 3

December 2005

Slave Bill of Sale, Alexander Baillie to Samuel Randol
Death of William Wisecarver
Never Assume! (Thompson Family)
Letter: Harrison S. Thompson to John and James Thompson, 1833
Minutes of the Board of Trustees, Pleasant Hill Academy
Records of the Ferdinand Koch Family
1850 Bill of the Road to California

Volume 25

Number 4

March 2006

Deposition of Thomas Rodney on the Death of Samuel Randol
Excerpts from The Jackson Baptist
Biographies from The Daily Republican’s City Directory for 1906, Part I
Lorberg Funeral Home (24 Mar 1951-25 Aug 1963)

Volume 26

Number 1

June 2006

Sinking of the Stonewall & the Loss of John Cross Dowty
Deposition of Samuel Randol on his Assault at the Hands of William Thomson
Biographies from The Daily Republican’’s City Directory for 1906, Part II
Lorberg Funeral Home (24 Mar 1951-25 Aug 1963), Part II

Volume 26

Number 2

September 2006

Deposition of Richard Waller Regarding an Incident between Joseph Waller and Samuel Randol
Death Notices from the 1896
Cape Girardeau Weekly Democrat
Biographies from The Daily Republican’’s City Directory for 1906, Part III
Lorberg Funeral Home (24 Mar 1951-25 Aug 1963), Part III
 
 

Volume 26

Number 3

December 2006

The Query Family of Cape Girardeau, Missouri
Biographies from The Daily Republican’s City Directory for 1906, Part IV
Lorberg Funeral Home (24 Mar 1951-25 Aug 1963), Part IV

Volume 26

Number 4

March 2007

Records Relating to the Estate of Peter Welker, 1819
Some Early Marriages in St. Vincent’s Catholic Church
Family Files - Betty Mills Collection
Baptisms from St. Vincent’s Catholic Church, Part I

Volume 27

Number 1

June 2007

Trinity Lutheran Church, Cape Girardeau, The First Fifty Years, 1854-1904
Trinity Lutheran Church, Cape Girardeau, The Second Fifty Years, 1905-1954
Old Bethel (Bethel Baptist Church)
Digital Heritage Initiative Announced by Missouri State Archive
Baptisms from St. Vincent’s Catholic Church, Part II
 

Volume 27

Number 2

September 2007

Isaac Jetton Family Bible
Genealogy Finds in a Bible (Christian Sperling Family)
Final Ruling on NARA Reproduction Price Increases
William Henry Miller Obituaries
Abstracts from the Jackson Cash-Book, 1920 (Part I)
New Books (John Thompson, County Court, French Documents)
Baptisms from St. Vincent’s Catholic Church, Part III

 

Volume 27

Number 3

December 2007

Internet Genealogy, or How to Build Your Own Brick Wall
Abstracts from The Cash Book-Journal, 1920 (Part II)
A Tribute to the Memory of Wm. K. Hart
The Civil War Service of William R. Whittaker

Volume 27

Number 4

March 2008

Isaac Z. Jetton: Early Settler of Cape Girardeau County, Mo.
State Archive and State Library Announce Digital Heritage Initiative
Abstracts from The Cash Book-Journal, 1921 (Part I)
The Penick Letters

Volume 28

Number 1

June 2008

Cape Girardeau Weekly Argus Purchase
McGuire Family Sketches
Abstracts from the Cash Book-Journal, 1921 (Part II)
The Penick Letters (Part II)
David Orr – Pioneer Baptist Minister (Part I)

Volume 28

Number 2

September 2008

Abstracts from the Cash Book-Journal, 1921 (Part III)
Missouri Digital Heritage Initiative Goes Live
The Two Edward Criddles
Case Study: The State Census Breaks a Brick Wall (Gray & Davis Family)
David Orr – Pioneer Baptist Minister (Part II)

Volume 28

Number 3

December 2008

German Origins of the Foeste and Maevers Families
New Book: Roster of the Missouri State Guard in Southeast Missouri, 1861-1862
Excerpts from the Cape Girardeau Weekly Argus
Abstracts from the Cape Girardeau County Post, 1918-1919 (Part I)

Volume 28

Number 4

March 2009

Revolutionary War Pension Application of John Smith Sr.
Vital Records from the Cape Girardeau County Post, 1918-1919 (Part II)
Fromsdorf Cemetery
Schatte Cemetery
A Note on the Symons Family of Cornwall, UK, and Cape Girardeau Co.

Volume 29

Number 1

June 2009

Looking for John Thompson of Egypt Mills
Cape Girardeau County Funeral Notices
Papers Relating to the Estate of Carl Brennecke [Sr.]
Vital Records from the Cape Girardeau County Post, 1918-1919 (Part III)

Volume 29

Number 2

September 2009

The Wessel(l) Family of Cape Girardeau County
The Role of Lichen in Stone Deterioration (Cleaning Gravestones)
Vital Records from the Cape Girardeau County Post, 1918-1919 (Part IV)

Volume 29

Number 3

December 2009

The Southeast Missouri Knox Family
1909 Smallpox Outbreak in Cape Girardeau
Byrne Cemetery
Bollinger County Historical Society Acquires Ledger of Dr. J. W. Cramer
Vital Records from the
Cape Girardeau County Post
, 1918-1919 (Part V)

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