Daviess County, Missouri

Posted Queries for November thru December 1997



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ROWLAND posted by Carol (Rowland) Petersen on Saturday, November 1, 1997

Am searching for any information on WILLIAM T. ROWLAND and wife NANCY and their descendants. They lived near Winston, Mo., and are both buried in the Black Cemetery near there. Will share my information with anyone who can help me.

STONE posted by Loretta Richardson-Scheid on Saturday, November 1, 1997

I am looking for information on any of the following former Daviess Co. citizens: John Ellis STONE (born 23 March 1845 in Gallatin); Virginia Bell JONES STONE (married John Ellis Stone 21 Feb 1866 in Gallatin); Willard Perley STONE (born 7(?) June 1867 Gallatin); Virginia Bell STONE (born 4 June 1894 Gallatin). Virginia Bell STONE was my grandmother on my mother's side and I would welcome any information on this family and will gladly share what information I have been able to find.

MAY posted by Beverly Bowhall on Saturday, November 1, 1997

MAY, Benjamin lived in Davies Co, MO bef 1859, was bn in 1815, Ky; mar: Matilda Ruggles. Their known children were: Serena J., Mary M., William, Thomas, Amanda and Asbury Walter. Asbury was bn 8/26/1959 in Daviess Co. I need Benjamin's date of death and also an estate record for Benjamin.

BLACKWELL, LANGFORD posted by Eddia Keyser on Saturday, November 1, 1997

Seeking LANGFORD connections in/around Jamesport Daviess County MO in 1850's to 1870's. Dick Turner Langford born January 20, 1829 in Greenville, Harrison County Indiana died October 1916 in Jamesport Daviess County MO. Wife Elizabeth Davis born May 23, 1830 in Keosauqua Van Buren County Iowa died 1886 in Jamesport. Eight of their 10 chldren were born in Jamesport. One of these children was Alexander Langford born March 10, 1860 in Jamesport, died May 19, 1897. Searching for Alexander Langford-Melvina Booth Loman connection. Also looking for BLACKWELL possibly in Daviess County. Andrew Jackson Blackwell, no dates available.

KEARNS, SHATTO, SHAW posted by Theresa Berg on Monday, November 10, 1997

Samuel SHAW, son:Andrew SHAW: m. 16 Apr 1846 Clay Co., MO to Hannah KEARNS. Andrew was a circuit riding preacher. For reasons unknown, he left his family for California. His family last heard from him in 1875 at Pennington, CA where he said he was sick and needed money. children: 1) Philip b. 1848 Clay Co., m. 1868 MO to Orrilla Ann England, d. 1928 2) Clinton m. 29 Jan 1883 Daviess Co. to Mary M. Trotter 3) Melvina b. 13 Oct 1856; m. 01 Nov 1877 Daviess Co. to Ambrose SHATTO(b. 16 Feb 1860 Newport, PA; d. 20 May 1910 or 11 Denbigh, ND); d. 16 Feb 1893 Abilene, KS Any information especially on SHAW or KEARNS.

VANMETER posted by Bruce Gregory on Tuesday, November 18, 1997

Interested in corresponding with anyone who has information on the VANMETER family in Daviess County, Missouri. Especially interested in those who have a connection with Hardy County, West Virginia. Also interested in the Civil War service of any members of the VANMETER family who resided in Daviess County. E-mail or contact at PO Box 560, Atwood, Illinois 61913

ASHER, GOODBAR, MORRIS posted by Lisa Smalley on Friday, November 21, 1997

Lyle GOODBAR was born in 1834 in Colliers Creek, VA. Somewhere between 1850 and 1860 he moved to Missouri. For several years he and his wife Sarah MORRIS daughter of James and Lyda (ASHER) MORRIS, lived in Daviess county where Lyle's half brother Joseph GOODBAR settled in 1843. I am interested in corresponding with any GOODBAR decendants.

DEFORD, MILLMAN posted by Linda Randall on Saturday, November 22, 1997

Looking for parents' names and birthplace information for: James DEFORD - born 20 Nov 1823, died 16 Dec 1890, Winston MO Spouse: Catherine DEFORd nee MILLMAN - born 18 Jan 1831, died 02 Aug 1899, Winston MO They moved from Monroe, WI in about 1860 to West Union, IA and from there to Winston in about 1870. My poor map misled me and I've been looking in the wrong County ... appears that Winston is in Daviess County, so I'm starting over. Children of James and Catherine: Pleasant Riley, Robert Millman (my g.grand), Louisa Jane, Mary Evangeline, Ephriam Clark, Charles Sylvester, John Elery, Phoebe Ann, Arthur Andrew, Nellie Arminta, Martin Luther

CURTIS, DAY posted by Sumooney on Monday, December 1, 1997

Thomas Uriah DAY b-29jan1879 in mo, d-5oct1948 in mo. m- Grace Clarinda CURTIS b-1886, d-1960 parents of Uriah: James Harvey DAY b-a/1852 in ind. m-Clementine b-a/1859 in ind. possible parents of James: Uriah DAY b-a/1823 in ohio, d-1apr1900 in mo. m-Elizabeth b-a/1824 in ohio, d-23mar1898 in mo.

MASON, MINNICK, ROLAND posted by Denise Sallam on Tuesday, December 2, 1997

My Grandmother Mary Jane (ROLAND) MINNICK was born June 9, 1914 in Gallatin Missouri she died October 4,1996 in Olathe Kansas she was buried in Green Lawn Cemetery Kansas City Missouri. She married Gordon William MINNICK date and place unknown. Her parents were Frank ROLAND and Mary MASON. Her known siblings are Herman, Ina, Evelyn, Gracie and Anna. I'm just starting my research any help you may give me will be appreciate.

BRISTOW, SMITH posted by Larry Miller on Tuesday, December 2, 1997

Seeking information on Sarah Catherine BRISTOW SMITH. Born in Daviess Co. on December 25, 1846. Would like to know date and place of marriage, death and any other relivant information to her life. She was married to Edward SMITH who was born in Dekalb Co. Missouri on June 8, 1846. Her father was Ephraim BRISTOW. He was born in Shelby Co. Kentucky on March 7, 1820.

SPENCER, WORTMAN posted by Warren Wortman on Tuesday, December 2, 1997

According to an uncomfirmed source, Milton WORTMAN married Catherine SPENCER on 02/11/1845, Daviess County, Missouri. Seeking to confirm this info. Any additional info concerning either of these individuals a plus.

POLLOCK posted by Millie Westover on Tuesday, December 2, 1997

James A POLLOCK Married Lucretia McLENDON in Saline Co. Mo in 1889, then migrated to Daviess County where they lived for a while. They had one child,William Henry Pollock. James evidently did farm work. Some time between 1891-1893 there was a major flood. James and about 10 or 11 others drowned while trying to fortify a levy near Breckenridge. This is all I know about my great grandfather. Any specifics about the flood or anyone else in it or the Pollock line would be deeply appreciated.Thanks!

BOOTH, LANGFORD, LOMAN, SANGER posted by Eddia Keyser on Friday, December 5, 1997

Searching for traces of Melvina BOOTH LOMAN and/or Georgia Angelina LOMAN, May SANGER and Tracy Lavern LANGFORD. All lived in Winston, Daviess County, MO. Any information will be appreciated. Will share what I have on descendants.

BALLINGER posted by Roger and Chris Guida on Wednesday, December 10, 1997

I am seeking information about John J. BALLINGER b. 1839 Kentucky maried Nancy C. Williamson at Daviess County on 21 Sept 1862. I need any info on who Nancy's parents were - She was born Daviess County about 1833-1843. I have no other info. They had two children: Lily born 29 July 1863 and Tom born 1865, both at Daviess County.

COOK, FARBER, LEE posted by Christine Martin on Saturday, December 13, 1997

FARBER, Mattie Mae b. mar 21, 1884 in Daviess co., Missouri m. Walter Ernest COOK Aug 16, 1906 Marshalltown, Marshall, Iowa d. Jun 3, 1949 Newburg, Jasper, Iowa. she was the daughter of Joseph Oliver FARBER (s/o Oscar and Almira Bradford Farber) and Mary Ann LEE (d/o Mark and Mary Ann Stevens Lee). I am trying to find the town where Mattie was born. I am also looking to correspond with other descendants of the Farber family.

HARRISON posted by Tom Talley on Saturday, December 13, 1997

Searching for V.S.(Vincent) HARRISON, Union Twp. 1870 census. Trying to verify this name as Vincent, son of Vincent, from Indiana.

CANTERBURY, GAMMILL, GRANTHAM posted by Ellis R. Brockman on Saturday, December 13, 1997

A biographical sketch of Robert H. GRANTHAM appears on page 794 in the History of Daviess County, Missouri (1882). He was the son of Garrettson and Margaret GRANTHAM and he married Emma J. CANTERBURY 20 Oct 1859 in Daviess co., MO. He and Emma raised the following children: Marilla C. (m Frank G. GAMMILL), Garry L., Jennie M. and Samuel R. I am interested in corresponding with others researching this GRANTHAM family.

BROWN, WELKER posted by La Ray Welker on Wednesday, December 17, 1997

Searching for information on Joshua Hadley BROWN ? He died in Daviess Co. Missouri in 1871. His wife was Sarah Ann WELKER, she died January 21 1856 in Daviess Co, Missouri. They had 11 children. Also seeking information on any Welker's that lived in Daviess Co. during the 1840's

LEE posted by Kenneth Allen Lee on Wednesday, December 17, 1997

John Miles LEE was B. 15 Dec 1859 in your county according to the 1860 census...father was Joseph LEE and Mother was Eliza....notes indicate John was raised by a Mrs. Calkins in your county....there is also some confusion about a Josiah Lee...was he a twin brother of Josiah Lee? If you could proviade any and all information concerning these ancesters if would be of great assistance to me. Thanks for any help you can provide.

posted by Ken Eckert on Tuesday, December 30, 1997

I have relatives buried in unmarked graves in Gee's Creek cemetery east of Jamesport. I need to find someone who knows the plot ownership for this cemetery. I you know of information about this cemetery, please contact me.

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