Daviess County, Missouri

Posted Queries for August 1998

CURTIS posted by Connie Talmage on Wednesday, August 5, 1998

Am looking for birth records of Martha Luretta CURTIS, born 01/15/1892 in Gallatin,MO. Her parents were Charley and Ann Curtis. Had sister, Margaret "Mag" Curtis, brothers Harve, Henry, Arnold and Charles.Also looking for records concerning her parents that might lead me to their birth and death places. Any information would be helpful.

DUNCAN posted by Sharon Holt Byers on Wednesday, August 5, 1998

DUNCAN, George W. (?Washinton): George W. is a brother to my GGGGrandfather, Edmund/Edmond Duncan, and is purported to have lived in Daviess County after the Cherokees moved west of the Mississippi. He married Elizabeth (Cartwright or Mounce), and is proving very elusive, all help appreciated. Will share what I have.

BAND, BOND, BOWEN, COURTNEY, GEORGE, LEDGERWOOD, MURRAY, NEWMAN, STANTON posted by Gail S. Blankenau on Sunday, August 9, 1998

Looking for information on members of the LEDGERWOOD family, most of whom married in Clay County. First I'm looking for info on John LEDGERWOOD b. ? (prob. VA?); m. Eleanor/Ellen NEWMAN 25 Aug 1793 in Greene Co., TN and came to Buchanan County in the early days. He may be the father of Joseph LEDGERWOOD b. abt 1787 in East Tenn. who m. Rachel MURRAY in TN, and appears in the DAviess Co. 1850 Census. Other possible siblings or cousins to Joseph: Margaret who m. Thomas STANTON 8 Feb 1827 in Clay Co. In Nodaway, Andrew Co. 1850 Census as a widow b. in 1810 in TN; Rebecca b. 1820 who m. Casey BOWEN 25 Jun 1840 in Clay County, MO; John Jr. who m. Matilda GEORGE 19 Mar 1829; Sarah who m. Hiram BOND/BAND in Clay Co. MO and appears in the 1850 Daviess Co. Census; and Mary who m. Hanson COURTNEY. The original John above supposedly died abt. 1872 in Buchanan Co. Thanks.

BLIZZARD, BOWZER posted by Sue Long on Monday, August 10, 1998

BOWZER, Absalum B. b. 1824 in Ohio wife Mary C. BLIZZARD b. Oct 1828 in White Co. ILL. married in Daviess Co. MO. Jul 7, 1861. I need any information on his or her mother father and siblings. She died in Daviess Co. MO Feb. 14, 1923. Would like to know where she is buried. I would like to hear from anyone researching this family.

DALE, HUGHES posted by MBROWN303@aol.com on Tuesday, August 11, 1998

I am searching for Information on the family of Elijah HUGHES. He was born in 1805 in Ky. His wife Rachael DALE was also born in KY. Their children are: Thomas b. 1829, William b. 1831, James b. 1836, Robert b. 1839, John b.1841, Preston b.1845, Mary Ellen b. 1847, George b. 1848, Milton Filmore B. 1848. All are listed as born in Gallatin, Davies Co, MO., except the last two. George is list as born in Rocheport, Boone Co. MO. I am willing to share information.

STREET posted by mrainey@almanet.net on Saturday, August 15, 1998

I'm looking for any information on Abel STREET and family. Daviess county 1880 census Abel wife Cassandra Elizabeth Brady Street, children John S., Eliza, Charles W, James, Josephine, Cynthia, Robert, Daniel Street. Abel was born in Ind.parents Ky.

JOYCE, MCKIBBON posted by Mark D Joyce on Saturday, August 15, 1998

Seeking information on Washington Warren JOYCE, b. 1824 or 1832 in North Carolina, married Sarah B. MCKIBBON, b. 1844 in Columbus, Ohio. Children were Robert Johnson JOYCE, James Henry JOYCE, Cornelia JOYCE, George K. JOYCE, and Mary Maude JOYCE. The children were all born in Missouri. References sometimes list Daviess County and sometimes Harrison, County. I am seeking the names of the parents of W. W. Joyce and Sarah McKibbon. They are supposedly listed on page 476 of Wannamaker History (which I have not yet seen).


Seeking info on the following surnames all from Pattonsburg, McFall, and Fairview area's of Davies Co., MO. Surnames Are: CARAWAY, DILLEY, MARSHALL, WILLIS, ELLIS, SLATER, COOPER, MCLAUGHLIN, MCCLUNG, and AULDRIDGE. I have quite a bit to share with someone also. I also have a Web page that has a lot of the family info on the above surnames.

TURNER posted by Cturner on Friday, August 21, 1998

Looking for information on the Turner's that were in the Pattonsburg, area around 1910. Had a son named John Ross TURNER. My father-in law is John Ross TURNER Jr. It's possible their son was born in Jackson County Missouri, but we heard the parents were from Pattonsburg. Any info would be appreciated.

ARMSTRONG, HIGGINS posted by NRidge1@aol.com on Sunday, August 23, 1998

Seek info on Wes HIGGINS. He was born in TN m. Sarah Elizabeth ARMSTRONG, also b. in TN. They appear on 1880 census of Daviess Co. ages 24 20 w/ son Logan E., age 1. On the same census was a Polly HIGGINS, age 43 (Wes' mother?). She had property valued at $1000 was b. in TN. She had Robert, 13, James 11, John 9, Lafayette 7. We know that Wes later was in ARK, TX OK. Does anyone have access to land records that would indicate who her husband had been if she was a widow?

GIBSON, HOYLE, MANN posted by Larry D. Gilmore on Monday, August 24, 1998

Looking for any information and/or pictures of Adam MANN and his family. Born:1842 in Russel CO. KY. Died:Jan 10 1892 Buried: Crab Orchard Cemetary Married: Missouri (HOYLE) (GIBSON) MANN who was daughter of Andrew J. HOYLE. She was born May 4 1845 at Pleasant Hill MO. or Dec. 20 1842 in Hannibal, MO. She had first married Joseph GIBSON in Cass CO. MO. on Nov 21 1855. Joe GIBSON is recorded as having been a member of Quantails Raiders.

PHILLIPS, VANBEBER posted by Gary McKiddy on Friday, August 28, 1998

Seeking information on the family of John and Margaret VANBEBER. 1900 census lists their children as Houston, Florence, Amanda, Arthur, Lewellyn, Sevilla, and Katie. Did they have a son named John, born in 1881 -- married Nettie May PHILLIPS in Ft. Smith, Arkansas in 1901.

BRUMFIELD posted by Gary Jones on Saturday, August 29, 1998

Looking for William BRUMFIELD and family listed in 1860 census as living in Daviess Co Mo at that time. Said to be a Union Army Captain during the Civil War and was killed in that war. Would like to find out what Regiment he was in and branch of service, also where he was buried.

FIELDS, MCCLUNG, WHITE posted by Diana Bechaver on Saturday, August 29, 1998

Looking for MARTHA ALICE MCCLUNG AND ALEXANDER KING WHITE. They were married in Pattonsburg 2 Feb 1875. Martha's father was JAMES MCCLUNG. Would like to find mother's name. Their child were: Ada Adella b. 5 Oct 1876 d. 3 Nov 1876 Amy Alberta b. 6 Aug 1877; Bertha May b. 8 May 1879 and Ella Susan b. 16 Oct 1880. Alexander's parents were JOHN W. WHITE and SUSAN FIELDS. ANY HELP WILL BE APPRECIATED.

PARKER posted by Belinda Long on Saturday, August 29, 1998

Looking for information on Samuel PARKER supposedly born in Daviess Co. Date unknown. Father William Henry Parker Mother Nancy Parker (maiden unknown) Nancy may have been Native American. Need anything on this family. Wm. Henry Nancy had 10 children. Any information would be helpful. Thanks.

LINVILLE, STANTURF, VANDERPOOL posted by Barbara Hammons Davis on Sunday, August 30, 1998

My great great grandfather was Bluford VANDERPOOL, the son of Wynant and Nancy LINVILLE VANDERPOOL of Ray Co., Mo. Bluford m. Elizabeth J. STANTURF on May 4, 1853 in Mercer Co., Mo. They had 2 children, Delilah and Johb. Bluford was a private, Co., H. 51st Mo. Inf. Vol. in Civil War and contracted Consumption..probably TB. He died in Daviss Co. on April 15, 1867. In his civil war papers one man said he died at 'Diamon' and another said 'Cravensville.' Both towns must be gone as I am unable to locate either of them. Can anyone tell me where these towns were located in Daviss Co., if there are any old cemeteries left in those areas and if they've been catologed?

posted by Chuck Townsend on Sunday, August 30, 1998

BOOKS: I am trying to find out where I may obtain a copy of any of these books: PATTONSBURG: 100-Year Story, 1877-1977; Gilbert L. Hutchinson, Editor -- LOOKING BACK TO YESTERDAY, 1879-1979; Wanda F. Goble, Editor -- and LOOKING BACK TO YESTERDAY, VOLUME 2; Wanda F. Goble, Editor. If anyone knows how I could obtain a copy of any of these books please let me know, Thank You

BRUMFIELD posted by Gary Jones on Sunday, August 30, 1998

Looking for information on g-g-grandfather, William BRUMFIELD's date of death and where he is buried. Old obit only states Death: "Of Grandriver, Daviess Co. MO." Time period between 1860-1867. Also would like to know more on the family of ? Hobbs, the man William's widow, Elizabeth Jane BRUMFIELD, married sometime after William's death, and the date they were married. Thank you.

CUBBERLEY, HUGHES posted by Jeff Bjorck on Monday, August 31, 1998

I am looking for information on the family of Belle HUGHES, who was married to Charles CUBBERLEY in 1887. They lived in Pattonsburg and might have lived previously in Gallatin. Charles was from Gallatin.

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