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STAGNER CEMETERY

South of Salem, Dent County

This was copied from 'Ozark Heritage Dent County Missouri Area Cemeteries & Families,' Volume III, 1994 by Ken Fiebelman of Salem, MO. 

Reprinted with the permission of Ken Fiebelman.

Submitted by Johanna Hubbs Wegmann


APPERSON (EPPERSON), BERTIE LEONARD     Only date, died Apr. 13, 1914.    Daughter of William R. Leonard; wife of John Epperson (or Apperson).

BABB, BENJAMIN 'BENNIE' H.    Aug. 14, 1890 - Aug. 19, 1918.    Son of Lyman Washington 'Wash' Babb & Tennessee Ann Tipton.

BABB, JOSEPH 'JODIE'     Mar. 10, 1884 - Jun. 17, 1926.    Son of Lyman Washington 'Wash' Babb & Tennessee Ann Tipton.

BABB, NELLIE CHRISTA ANNA     Sep. 26, 1957 - Jan. 24, 1958.    Daughter of Jackie Babb & Brunhilde Engelbrecht. Born at Karlsrube, Germany. Sister of Stanley Lee and Linda Sue. (Jackie is son of Walter Babb & Nellie Foster).

BABB, RALPH WALDO & DOYLE LYMAN   Born & died Apr. 19, 1935.    Infants of Walter Babb & Nellie Foster. They were part of a set of triplets. The third child was Margaret Ann. They were the first triplets ever born in Dent County. (Walter Babb is buried at New Hope Cemetery). 

BABB, TENNESSEE ANN TIPTON    Oct. 15, 1860 - Jan. 23, 1948.    Daughter of Joel Tipton & Esther Thurman. Married Lyman Washington 'Wash' Babb Apr. 10, 1878 in Dent County.  Children: Benjamin H., Alcy E. Miller, Joseph Z., Walter, (City Marshall Big John) John Wesley, Anna Gresham Hively, David & five children who died young: Lyman W. is buried at Soldiers Plot at Cedar Grove Cemetery). Tennessee Ann was a member of First Baptist since age 18.

BECKER, JOHN W.      May, 1862 - 1912.    (This grave & three others of family members is enclosed by a concrete wall). J. W. married Lillie Golden in 1883 in Simmons Mount (She was born Jul, 1868 in Missouri, the daughter of David & Margaret Golden. Lillie moved to Denver, CO). Children of John W. & Lillie: Arthur Clyde (May, 1889 - 1941, buried at Mount Greenwood Cemetery, Chicago, IL, married Annie____); Charles F. (Dec., 1884 - Apr. 3, 1963, buried at Mount Greenwood Cemetery, married 1) Maud Murray of Salem in 1906, and 2) Grace Keeppl); Beatrice Napper (born Jan., 1897) and Edna Margaret Benedict, (born May, 1891). He was a brother of Al & Otto (of Crawford Co.) and Clara (buried at Cherry Valley Cemetery, married Nelson Shoults). The Becker family lived Cherry Valley Mine at one time.

BELL, PEARL MAXINE     Died Jan. 24, 1922    Age 11 yrs., 6 mos., 1 day. Daughter of Grant Bell & Martha Golden (parents moved to St. Louis). She was a sister of Mrs. Ross and Mrs. Crabtree.

BONING, JANIE CATES    Jan. 12, 1994 - Sep. 2, 1913.    Daughter of John W. Cates & Susan ______. Married R. D. Boning Dec. 13, 1904. Buried next to parents.

BOYER, BARBARA JEAN     Jan. 17, 1963 - Aug. 22, 1979    Daughter of Dennis Boyer & ____ Judd.

BURKE, ROSA BARTON     Oct. 18, 1885 - Apr. 7, 1923.    Daughter of George W. Barton. Married Robert T. Burke. Mother of six children; originally from Miller County.

CALLAHAN, THERESA ELIZABETH HALBROOK STAGNER    Mar. 12, 1881 - Jul. 20, 1936.    Daughter of Joseph Green Halbrook (1857-1942) & Martha Jane Smith (1859-1944). Married 1) Thomas Jefferson Stagner, Jr. (1861-1930) on Jun. 14, 1903; children Bertie May (1902-1914); Waynetta (born & died 1905); Thelma Waters (1906 - ) and Myrtle Marie Stagner (1908-1987). Married 2) Isaac Newton 'Newt' Callahan (1883-1937) on Jan. 25, 1933; no known children. Joined Christian Church at age 18.

CATES, JOHN WESLEY, JR.     No dates.    Son of John Wesley Cates, Sr. & Susan Ginnons/Jennings.

HUSBAND & WIFE:  Married 1876 Dent County.
CATES, JOHN WESLEY, SR.      No dates.    
CATES, SUSAN GINNONS (OR JENNINGS)    No dates.    Children: Calvin S., James Thomas (St. Clair), Beltie 'Belt' S. (to CA), Janie (Mrs. D. R. Boning), Josie (married 1)  William Jesse Hickman, 1879, Dent Co., married 2) ____ Harner, buried at St. James Cemetery); John W., Jr. and David.

HUSBAND & WIFE:  Married Jun. 8, 1932.
CLICK, JOHN WILEY HARRISON    Sep. 27, 1889 - Sep. 18, 1934.    Son of Butler Stephen  Click & Catherine Nickles.  Mo. Pvt. Dep. Brig. WWI, trained at Camp Funsten.
CLICK, BESSIE THELMA
LAFFOON     Mar. 7, 1904 - Mar. 11, 1986.    Daughter of Thomas S. Laffoon & Tinna Norris. One son, Floyd Stephens Click.

COLEMAN, ALPHA PIATT GEARHART    Sep. 7, 1894 - Sep. 22, 1967.    Daughter of William Piatt & Emaline ____. Married 1st Alphus Gearhart Jun. 17, 1911. Children: Richard & Hilda May (both died young); Howard; Delma (m. Smith Wofford). Alpha married 2nd Josiah 'Joe' Coleman. She was the stepmother of Virgil Coleman & Mrs. Donald Wood; lived New Hope Community, member of Jadwin Church of Christ. [Information on name of Alpha's husband Josiah from Dorothy M. Clampitt].

COX, ARSDOL M.     Jul. 5, 1915 - Feb. 23, 1989.    Son of of Rueben S. & Mary E. Curtis. Never married. 'Cpl. US Army WWII.' Member of Pleasant Valley Baptist.

COX, CAROLINE SHERMAN    No dates.    First wife of Thomas Cox. 

COX, CLIFFORD     1900 - 1901.    Infant son of William Warren Cox & Emmaline Piatt.  

HUSBAND & WIFE:   Married Aug. 13, 1891.
COX, EMMALINE PIATT
     Apr. 4, 1873 - Dec. 7, 1961.     Daughter of William C. Piatt & Mary A. Williams. Member of Cumberland Presbyterian.
COX, WILLIAM WARREN
     Jan. 8, 1868 - Dec. 19, 1916.    Son of Thomas Cox & Caroline Sherman. Children: Clifford & Mervin (both died young); Alpha (m. 1) Alphus Gearhart; 2) Josiah Coleman); Lura (m. Herbert Stephens); Clara (m. Clifford Gaines); Troy (m. Ollie Wright); Sterling and Earl (m. Nancy Pearl Shelton). William was a farmer south of Salem.

COX, GERTIE B.     Dec. 20, 1903 - Jul., 1904.    Daughter of Thomas Cox & his third wife, Margaret Chambers. 

COX, INFANT    No dates.    Infant son of Rueben S. & Mary E. Curtis.    

HUSBAND & WIFE:   Married Oct. 9, 1969 at Houston.
COX, MELBOURN SHERMAN
     Jun. 10, 1909 - Dec. 9, 1989.    Son of of Rueben S. & Mary E. Curtis.
COX, GOLDIE MAE EDWARDS FRY  
   Jan. 28, 1900 - Feb. 28, 1981.    Daughter of Franklin Edwards & Mary Lucinda McMahan. Mother of Charlene Irwin, Jake Brisby, Mary Baylie. Born in Buchanan, NE.

COX, MERVIN     1907 - 1917.     Son of William Warren Cox & Emmaline Piatt.  

COX, RAYMOND    Feb. 4, 1902 - Mar. 6, 1968.    Son of Thomas & Thomas Cox & his third wife, Margaret Chambers. Raymond was a member of Free Will Baptist; did odd jobs around Salem.  

HUSBAND & WIFE:   Married Jan. 21, 1900.
COX, RUEBEN SHERMAN 
    Dec. 21, 1870 - Feb. 1, 1923.    Son of Thomas Cox & Caroline Sherman. Children: Abbie (m. Clyde Grogan, buried at Miner Cemetery); Zelda (m. Buford Warden); Rosa (m. Wilson Tohlen, buried at Cedar Grove Cemetery); Arsdal; Melbourn & a son who died in infancy.
COX, MARY ELIZABETH CURTIS     
Mar. 11, 1878 - Apr. 13, 1946.    Daughter of William Curtis & Elizabeth ____ (she d. 1890, he remarried, Lake Spring area).

HUSBAND & WIFE:   Married Oct. 13, 1928.
COX, STERLING B.
    Jul. 29, 1904 - Feb. 20, 1981.     Son of William Warren Cox & Emmaline Piatt. Children Bryon & Charaleen (m. Kenneth Mills). Moved to St. Louis.
COX, DAISY CALLAHAN   
  Apr. 12, 1909 - Mar. 13, 1966.    Daughter of Isaac Callahan & Susie Barnes; member of Tower Grove Baptist, St. Louis.

COX, THOMAS     1838 - 1924.    Married 1st Caroline Sherman; children Rueben, William, Mary Hannah (m. Dudley Smith, buried at Carr Cemetery) and Elizabeth A. (m. Charles Olney). He married 2nd Nancy Lamborn and 3rd Margaret Chambers Pect Denton (buried at Berry Cemetery, children Gertie B. (died in infancy); Mae Marie Nichols (Mrs. Oliver Luster, buried at Mount Herman Cemetery) and Raymond. He was the stepfather of Franklin Denton (buried at Berry Cemetery) & E. L. Peck (of Pittsfield, IL).

FRAZY, WALTER JAY     Oct. 14, 1857 - May 27, 1946.    Friend of Buford Warden family; lived Nebraska, moved to Cook Station and in 1938 to Warden home.

HUSBAND & WIFE:
GAINES, CLIFFORD C.
     Mar. 10, 1896 - Jan. 2, 1967.    Son of Thomas Gaines & Sarah 'Sadie' Warfel (buried at Miner Cemetery). Early life spent Dent Co., moved to St. Louis 1923, worked for Public Service Co. 38 yrs.; member of Pleasant Valley Baptist; member of Eagles Aerie No. 545, E. St. Louis, IL.
GAINES, CLARA ELLEN COX   
  Oct. 6, 1896 - May 5, 1982.    Daughter of William W. Cox & Emmaline Piatt. Member of Pleasant Valley Baptist. Children: Grover, William T., & Hershel.

GAINES, SGT. CLIFFORD 'HERSHEL' 'HUCK'     Nov. 22, 1965 - Oct. 25, 1987.    Son of Clifford C. Gaines & Clara Ellen Cox.

HUSBAND & WIFE:
GAINES, WILLIAM T. 'PAPPY' 
    Jun. 14, 1921 - Apr. 5, 1980.    Son of Clifford C. Gaines & Clara E. Cox. Children: Clifford, Billie, Tamberle, William, & Sherry Ellen.
GAINES, LINDA J. STERZIK   
Sep. 23, 1945 - Jul. 2, 1989.    Daughter of Henry & Geneva Sterzik.  

GEARHART, ALPHUS     Died Mar. 14, 1923.    Age 38 yrs. Son of Valentine P. 'Val' Gearhart & Louisa Gamblin (buried at Jadwin Cemetery). Married Alpha Cox (later Mrs. Joe Coleman); farmer.

GEARHART, HILDA MAY     No dates.    Daughter of of Alphus Gearhart & Alpha Cox.

GEARHART, RICHARD     No dates.    Son of Alphus Gearhart & Alpha Cox.

GIPSON, JAMES R     Died Dec. 1, 1910.    Age 61 yrs. Married Missouri C. Thurman, 1869, Dent County. Son William Gipson.

GIPSON, JOHN     Died May 6, 1905. \

GOLDEN, MARY ELIZABETH 'LIZZIE' GARDNER     1862 - Mar. 4, 1889.     Married John R. Golden, 1880, Dent County. Son, Walter D. Golden.

GOLDEN, MARY ELIZABETH TIPTON      Mar. 5, 1851 - Mar. 19, 1946.    Daughter of Joel Tipton & Easter Thurman. Born in Nashville, Davidson Co TN.

GIPSON, WILLIAM      Died Feb. 15, 1911.    Son of James R. Gipson & Missouri C. Thurman. Married Annie Sweetin of Cuba, 1898, Dent County

HUSBAND & WIFE:  Married 1878 Dent County.
GOLDEN, WILLIAM ELIJAH
      ca Dec., 1850-55 - Jan. 9, 1901.    Age 53 yrs. Son of David Golden & Margaret _____ (buried at Cedar Grove Cemetery) who came to MO 1861, to Dent County 1871. Children: Maggie (m. Phil Jones, both buried at Cedar Grove Cemetery) & Cora Belle (m. John Burrus, both buried at Cedar Grove Cemetery); Anna Irwin (b. Aug., 1887); Myrtle (b. May 1884, m. John Wells, moved to Belt MT) and William Harrison (buried at New Hope Cemetery, m. 1) Lula Bessie Kell, m. 2) Rhoda Woolsey). He knew Jesse James, the famous Missouri outlaw.  

GOLDEN, WALTER D.      Mar. 4, 1885 - May 4, 1888.    'Son of J.R. & M.E.'

GROGAN, ALTA MAY     Died Apr. 23, 1898, aged 14 days.

GROVES, EDWARD WARREN, SR.     1887 - 1925.     Son of John W. Groves & America F. Eddington (see Sligo Cemetery). Married Anna Mounce (Jan. 212, 1889 - Jun. 18, 1960). Children Victor K. (d. 11/13/1987, Tulsa OK), Russell, Josephine Diliberto, Lena Farrell, & 1 more boy.

GROVES, RUSSELL K.     May 6, 1922 - Feb. 1, 1988.    Son of Edward W. Groves & Anna Mounce. Raised by aunt & uncle, Myrtle Mounce Swiney & Ralph Swiney; most of life spent Bunker area.

HUSBAND & WIFE: 
GROVES, RAYMOND DEWEY
     Aug. 10, 1899 - Feb. 11, 1956.    Son of Edward Groves & Maggie of Sligo -- (he was also known as Raymond D. Bridgett). Married Emma Mounce, 1917. Four children; 1 son died in infancy; Lucille Ruckle; Geraldine French & Eugene Groves. Raymond lived St. Louis; member of United Auto Workers, Local 25, AFL-CIO.
GROVES, EMMA BRIDGETT MOUNCE    
Mar. 20, 1900 - Jul. 5, 1966.    Daughter of John Mounce & Fannie Hall.

GROVES, INFANT    No dates.    Son of Raymond D. Groves & Emma Mounce.

HUSBAND & WIFE:  Married May 27, 1917.
HALBROOK, ARTHUR
      May 27, 1889 - Jul. 24, 1968.    Son of George Halbrook & Sarah Barksdale.
HALBROOK, DOROTHY OLNEY   
 Oct. 28, 1895 - Feb. 28, 1969.    Daughter of Charles Halbrook & Elizabeth Cox; entire life spent on homeplace south of Salem.

HUSBAND & WIFE:  Married Jan. 1, 1910.
HASTEN, ARCHIE ADOLPH
    Feb. 17, 1889 - Sep. 22, 1976,.    Son of James W. Hasten & Alice Plank.
HASTEN, TONA BELL
MOUNCE    Aug. 28, 1892 - Oct. 24, 1976.    Daughter of John & Fannie Hall Mounce. Children: Wilma P., Jessie Wayne (married Florence Kay, buried at Crossville Cemetery, Reynolds Co.); Margaret (m. Owen Maloney); Robert and Adolph.

HASTEN, WILMA PAULINE     Jan. 13, 1915 - Sep. 7, 1921.    Daughter of Arch A. Hasten & Tona Bell Mounce.

HASTEN, RUTHENE VINT THOMPSON     Oct. 4, 1922 - Jan. 20, 1968.   Daughter of Vint Thompson & Ruth Carver (buried at Cedar Grove Cemetery).  Wife of Robert G. Hasten (b. 7/15/1919). She was first buried at Memorial Park Cemetery-St. Louis, removed to Stagner Cemetery 10/1992.

HUSBAND & WIFE:   
HICKMAN, JAMES
   Feb. 14, 1828 - Feb. 16, 1899.
HICKMAN, ELIZABETH      Jun. 8, 1833 - _____. (no death date on stone).  One son, James T. (below)

HICKMAN, JAMES T.     Jul. 22, 1856 - Dec. 31, 1883.    Son of James & Elizabeth Hickman.

HUSBAND & WIFE:   Married Oct. 18, 1925.
HIVELY, ALBERT LEE
     Mar. 28, 1896 - Nov. 23, 1977.    Son of John Hively & Ola _____. Siblings: 2 brothers who died in infancy; William; Alice Wickman;  Mary Sharp; Violet Page and Fern Spaulding.
HIVELY, NANCY ANNA
BABB GRESHAM      Jun. 2, 1895 - Dec. 23, 1991.    Daughter of Lyman W. 'Wash' Babb & Tennessee A. Tipton. Married 1st Abraham C. Gresham, 2 sons, Carl E. (m. Mary L.) & Clarence Earl (m. Jeanette). Baptist.

HOLCOMB, ROBERT M. 'BUTCH'     1879 - Jan. 16, 1953.    Married Minnie E. Tipton Jan. 16, 1908. Son Robert Merl (d. 1969, E. St. Louis, IL, buried at Lakeview Memorial Gardens, Swansea, IL, married Clara ____).

JOHNS, BERTHA ETHEL HARRIET GOLDEN      Nov. 9, 1892 - Aug. 9, 1915.    Daughter of W. T. Golden & Sarah Hays. Wife of John 'Elva' Johns. Two daughters: Opal & Alma. MO Death Cert.#24384-i. John Elva is buried at Cedar Grove Cemetery.

JONES, JOHN A.     Aug. 6, 1859 - Jul. 21, 1919.    Son of William Jones (TN). Married Eliza Ellen Leonard, 1880, Dent County (Daughter of Abner H. & Mary Ann Stagner). Children Lula A. and Manda M. Jones. Burial Jul. 23, 1919.

JONES, LULA A.     Apr. 21, 1883 - Mar. 21, 1903.    Daughter of John A. Jones & Eliza E. Ellen Leonard.

JONES, MANDA M.     Apr. 24, 1881 - May 8, 1882.    Daughter of John A. Jones & Eliza E. Ellen Leonard.

HUSBAND & WIFE:   Married 1914.
JUDD, GROVER OLIVER
    Mar. 11, 1896 - Dec. 7, 1985.    Son of Thomas R. Judd & Edith Northcutt. 'Pvt. U.S. Army WWI.' He was a member of Pleasant Valley Baptist. Married 2nd Marie Statler, 1928; children Peggy (m. Fay Schafer), Grover Jr. (m. Hazel), Marian (m. Jim Tatom), Judith (m. Mark Curtis) & Thomas.
JUDD, IVA E.
PIDCOCK     Sep. 14, 1898 - Mar. 26, 1918.    Daughter of Adolph S. Pidcock & Mary Jane Tune. First wife of Grover. Had one son, Ivan, who died in infancy (below).

JUDD, IVAN VERNON     Mar. 23, 1918 - Jun. 14, 1918.    Son of Grover O. Judd & Iva E. Pidcock.

JUDD, WILMER HOWARD     Oct. 28, 1909 - Jun. 20, 1971.    Son of Thomas R. Judd & Edith Jane Northcutt. Married Lois M. Blackwell (b. 6/22/1914), on Jun. 26, 1932 at St. Louis. Children: Edward L. (died in infancy); Mrs. Dennis Boyher & Brenda (Mrs. Mike Brugger). He was a meat cutter, a Frisco & Ely Walker employee; member of First Christian Church.

JUDD, EDWARD LLOYD     Aug. 9, 1934 - Jan. 21, 1935.    Son of Wilmer Judd & Lois Blackwell.

JUDD, MAUDIE FLORENCE     Jun. 25, 1899 - Mar. 30, 1905.    Daughter of Thomas R. Judd & Edith Jane Northcutt.

JUDD, RUBY LORAINE     Feb. 8, 1914 - Feb. 21, 1914.     Daughter of Thomas R. Judd & Edith Jane Northcutt.

JUDD, THOMAS E.     Jun. 10, 1838 - Nov. 4, 1914.    Born at Dayton, Ohio. Married Mary Martha ____.

JUDD, HATTIE    Aug. 9, 1905 - Feb. 17, 1919.      Age 15 y, 6 m, 8 d.    Daughter of Thomas R. Judd & Edith Jane Northcutt.

JUDD, EDWARD    Oct. 14, 1908 - Feb. 18, 1919.    Child of Thomas R. Judd & Edith Jane Northcutt.

HUSBAND & WIFE:   Married Jan. 29, 1902..
LAFFOON, THOMAS STEPHEN
     May 12, 1875 - Feb. 2, 1929.    Son of Louisa Casey Laffoon Tripp. Brother of Alex Laffoon (killed automobile accident, buried at Bellfontaine OH); Half brother of John Casey (buried at Dry Fork Cemetery) & Rachel Lowell (AR). Was raised by the Hasten family. He was a member of Round Pond Baptist; funeral held Deep Ford School.
LAFFOON, TINNA CANZADIA
'TINA' NORRIS     Feb. 18, 1880 - Aug. 16, 1972.    Daughter of Wisner Norris & Columbia Norris (married 3 Sep 1865, Dent County; buried at Union Cemetery); member of Round Pond Baptist. Children: Robert Earl (1902-1933), Bessie Thelma (1904-1986, m.  Wiley Click); twin of Bessie (born & died 1904) and another child who died in infancy.

LAFFOON, INFANT    Born & died Mar. 7, 1904.    Daughter of Thomas Stephen Laffoon & Tinna Canzadia Norris. Twin of Bessie.

LAFFOON, ROBERT EARL     Oct. 19, 1902 - May 15, 1933.    The only son of Thomas Stephen Laffoon & Tinna Canzadia Norris. He married Helen E. Baird Martin (she later m. a Hart). Children: Robert E. & Tommy O. (married Thelma Mae Malone); Helen E. Hart, b. c 1909, d. 2/18/1989, Rolla, buried at Hickory Grove Cemetery-Vichy.

HUSBAND & WIFE:   
LAPE, HENRY W.
     Jul. 4, 1829 - Dec. 28, 1891.    
LAPE, LUCY J.
     Dec. 15, 1835 - Nov. 12, 1918.     One son, Eli.

HUSBAND & WIFE:   Married 1850 Dent County.
LEONARD, ABNER H.
      Aug. 11, 1827 - _____.    Son of Robert Leonard & Cynthia Johnson. Born at Iredell Co., NC. 'Civil War, Co. D. 32 MO Vol. Inf.' Moved 2 miles east of Salem.
LEONARD, MARY ANN STAGNER   
 Sep. 2, 1829 - Oct. 25, 1891.    Daughter of John Stagner & Anna Hendricks. Children: John W., William R., James F., Eliza Ellen (Mrs. John A. Jones), Thomas A. -J. O., John Wesley and William R. Leonard.

LEONARD, ANNA E.     Died Oct. 29, 1878.    Age 1 mo. 2 dys.    Daughter of J. O. & Rutha A.

LEONARD, JAMES F.     Apr. 4, 1857 - Jul. 10, 1910.    Son of Abner H. Leonard & Mary A. Stagner.

LEONARD, JESSE M.     Nov. 26, 1878 - May 17, 1911.    Son of William R. Leonard.

HUSBAND & WIFE:   Married 1874 Dent County.
LEONARD, JOHN WESLEY
      Feb/ 6. 1861 - Jan. 3, 1904.    Son of Abner H. Leonard & Mary A. Stagner.
LEONARD, MARTHA J. JONES     Oct. 11, 1862 - Dec. 10, 1894.

LEONARD, RUTHA A.      Died Oct. 10, 1878.    Age 30 yrs. 1 mo. 8 das.     Wife of J. O. Leonard.

LEONARD, THOMAS A.     Feb. 26, 1855 - Aug. 10, 1881.    Son of Abner H. Leonard & Mary A. Stagner. Married Sarah L. Carter  Aug. 15, 1875, Dent County. They had two sons.

HUSBAND & WIFE:   Married Apr. 5, 1877.
MANESS, WILLIAM ANDREW     Sep. 1, 1854 - Nov. 25, 1932.    Eldest son of Allen Maness & Elizabeth _____.  Moved family to Dent County in 1888, lived 3 miles south of Salem. Of the Baptist faith.
MANESS, ALICE BELLE STEPHENS   
 Oct. 13, 1859 - 10/1/1925, Stephens, Daughter of A.F. & M.C. of Jefferson Co.; Baptist. Rev. Edward F. (buried at Cabool, 1st married Ada F. Thurman, 2nd married Ollie), Celeste (Mrs. Ira T. Frank), & Jane Jamison Campbell (Portland, OR);

MILLER, ALCY E. BABB    Jun. 10, 1893 - Jan. 2, 1922.    Daughter of Lyman Washington Babb & Tennessee Ann Tipton.

MOLESDALE, ISAIAH WHITFIELD     Abt. 1818 - Aug. 8, 1893     Born at Cadishead, Lancashire, England. Died at Cherryville, Crawford Co MO. Married 1) Mary 'Jane' Whittaker Sep. 2, 1838 in Manchester Lancashire England (Jun. 13, 1813 Hyde Cheshire England - Nov. 28, 1845 Ashton-under-lyne England); children Robert Whittaker (1840-1842); Frederick (1842-1916) and Elizabeth Jane (1845-1928). Married 2) Sarah Chatterton Aug. 3, 1846 at Ashton-under-lyne, England (23 Nov 1808 York, Derbyshire, England - 29 Nov 1882 Hyde England); son William Edward (1848-1920). Emigrated to America via Liverpool, England, to New York, arriving on Sep. 15, 1857 at age 39. Bought land in Crawford County, Missouri Mar. 1, 1860. Married 3) Louisa Jane Woods Sep. 9, 1863 at Crawford Co MO (Jun. 3, 1842 Washington Co MO - Nov. 8, 1912 Carterville Jasper Co MO; children Mary Ellen (1865 -29 Jul 1889); Lucy Jane (1867-1956) and Ezra G. (1868-1900). Residence in 1870 Spring Creek Dent Co MO, household Isaiah, age 50; Louisa Jane, age 27; Mary Ellen, age 5; Lucy Jane, age 3 and Ezra G., age 1. Married 4) Polly Stagner Feb. 1, 1872 in Crawford County. Married 5) Mary W. ____ in 1879 at age 61. Residence in 1880 Franklin Dent Co MO, household Isaiah, age 62; Mary, age 51, and Mary E., age 15. Married 6) Mary A. Levitt (b. 1829 KY) in 1889 in Dent County.

MOLESDALE, MARY W.      Died Jul. 29, 1889.     Age 58 years. Fifth wife of Isaiah Whitfield Molesdale. 

HUSBAND & WIFE: 
MOUNCE, JOHN E.
      Mar. 10, 1850 - Jun. 14, 1924.    Son of Mikiel Mounce (buried at Stone Hill Cemetery) & Nancy Barnes.
MOUNCE, FRANCES MAE 'FANNIE' HALL    
Mar. 20, 1859 - May 11, 1939.    Children: Joseph M. 'Joe'; Emma (1900-1966, m. Raymond D. Bridgett-Groves); Tony B. (m. Arch A. Hasten); Cora Myrtle (m. 1) Ralph Swiney, m. 2)John Apperson, she is buried at Swiney Cemetery); Robert Jasper (m. Pearl May Whitaker Wallis, buried at Union Cemetery); Dora Fox (d. Dec., 1912, Licking); George Washington (9/29/1885 - 10/1/1972, married Clemmie Berzilla Berry, Aug. 22, 1909, lived Corning & Nebraska City, NB, buried at Wyuka Cemetery); Doss; Anna Caroline (1888-1960, m. 1) Edward Warren Groves, 2) Earl Cooley);  Ellen Single (b. 9/26/1878, Deas, AR); Victoria (b. 8/6/1896, m. Alex Starnes, moved to IA); William, (b. Dec. 20, 1876) and two children died in infancy. 

MOUNCE, DOSS Son of John & Fannie  10/6/1887, Dent County - 7/8/1971, Rolla; lived Bunker with sister, Myrtle.

HUSBAND & WIFE: Married Aug. 30, 1911.
MOUNCE, JOSEPH MELVIN      Nov. 29, 1890 - Jul. 26, 1955.    Son of John E. Mounce & Frances Mae 'Fannie' Hall.  He worked for the Frisco Railroad for 20 yrs. Lived at Salem and for a time St. Louis.
MOUNCE, DELLA
ZOLA TRAIL    Aug. 19, 1892 - Aug. 30, 1911.    Daughter of John W. E. Trail & Sarah Jane Johns (buried at Tune Cemetery). She was a member of First Christian Church. Children: Clarice Maxine Fox (d. 1993); Dorothy Elizabeth Byrd (1914-1997); Betty Loudean Blaylock (1925-1998); William Eugene 'Billy', (1925-1976, buried at North Lawn Cemetery), & Paul Joseph (1919-1981).

NORTHCUTT, ESTELLA KINDER      Apr. 27, 1888 - Apr. 3, 1932.    Daughter of George & Adelia Kinder. Married Arta Northcutt. Children: Lowell Lee (m. Irene Thompson, buried at Jadwin Cemetery), Melvin, Robert, Herman, Bernice Rall, Helen Stark, & Arthur R. (d. at 4), Gene, Marshall (m. Mary) and Rachel Morris. She was a member of Salem Christian Church.

NORTHCUTT, ARTHUR RAYMOND     Died Jun. 12, 1916.    Age 4.     Son of Arta Northcutt & Estella Kinder.

HUSBAND & WIFE: Married Dec. 25, 1882
OLNEY, CHARLES WESLEY     Jan. 17, 1849 - Feb. 28, 1917.    Son of Francis 'Marion' Olney (Illinois) and Judith M. Ward (Illinois); born in Illinois. In 1880 lived at Nodaway Co MO. In 1900 the Olney family lived in Township 1, Chickasaw Nation, Indian Territory. In 1910 they lived at Corrumpa, Union, New Mexico. By 1920 they were in Hooker, Texas, Oklahoma.
OLNEY, ELIZABETH ANN COX   
  Nov. 8, 1864 - Feb. 28, 1943.    Daughter of Thomas Cox (b. England) & Caroline Sherman (b. England).  MO Death Cert.#10116. Informant Dorothy Halbrook). Children: Mary Ann (1883 - 1885); Dorothy (m. Arthur Halbrook), Delia (m. J. A. Stephens, Seattle, WA), Pearl A. (m. Willis Edward Garrett, b. Cedar Grove Cemetery) and a child who died in infancy.

OLNEY, MARY ANN    Sep. 26, 1883 - Bef. Apr. 5, 1885.    Child of Charles Wesley Olney & Elizabeth Ann Cox.

HUSBAND & WIFE:
PIATT, WILLIAM CALEB 'BUD' 
    Sep. 4, 1847 - Mar. 8, 1903.     Son of James J. Piatt & Rachel E. Miller. Born in Crawford Co MO.
PIATT, MARY ANN WILLIAMS   
  Nov. 19, 1848 - _____.   Children: Alva Phillip (1883-1899); Albert E. (1877-1900); Laura B. (1881-1901); Fred Arthur (1888-1906); & Mary E. 'Mollie' (1885-1907);Taylor (Cannon City, CO, m. girl from NY), Emeline (m. William W. Cox) and Lula M. (1880-1946, m. Spurgeon Bryant). Several of their children died young from tuberculosis.

PIATT, PHILIP A      May 31, 1871 - Jun. 16, 1895.    Son of William Caleb 'Bud' Piatt & Mary Ann Williams. He was killed when thrown from horse while going to church meeting 23 1/2 miles SE of Salem when horse ran against a tree.

PIATT, ALVA PHILLIP     Jun. 12, 1883 - Jun. 28, 1899.    Son of William Caleb 'Bud' Piatt & Mary Ann Williams.

PIATT, ALBERT E.     Apr. 10, 1877 - Sep. 17, 1900.    Son of William Caleb 'Bud' Piatt & Mary Ann Williams.  

PIATT, FRED ARTHUR     Jul. 8, 1888 - Apr. 16, 1906.     Son of William Caleb 'Bud' Piatt & Mary Ann Williams.  

PIATT, LAURA E     Jan. 27, 1887 - Sep. 27, 1901.     Daughter of William Caleb 'Bud' Piatt & Mary Ann Williams.

PIATT, MARY E. 'MOLLIE'        Mar. 18, 1885 - Feb. 7, 1907.      Daughter of William Caleb 'Bud' Piatt & Mary Ann Williams.

PIATT, BENJAMIN      Feb. 11, 1879 - Jun. 6, 1896.    Son of James G. (or J.) Piatt & Mary Ann (or C.) Honeycutt. Another source has year of birth 1873.

RATHBURN, MARY ANN STAGNER    Feb. 6, 1850 - Mar. 9, 1877.    Daughter of T. J. Stagner & Rachel Shults.    Wife of Harvey Rathburn. Married 1873 in Dent County.  Harvey died Feb. 17, 1939 in California where he had lived for some year.

ROSS, WILLIAM      May 26, 1846 - Apr. 15, 1916.    Married Izoria S. Nancy Jane Golden in 1876 in Dent County and had six chilldren. Three children died young. He moved to Missouri when he was very young.

SHULTS, JOHN CARL     Aug. 15, 1856 - Mar. 26, 1917.    Son of Joseph P. Shults & Catherine Stater. Brother of Geroge W., Perry, Joseph (1865-1946) and Margaret S. J. (m. 1) Thomas E. Warden, m. 2) John N. Manning). Married Mary Josephine Grosse (1865-1946) of Dent County Aug. 18, 1882 and had twelve children; Lulu (1883-1888); Lillie Isabelle (1885-1903); Julius Everett 'Lee' (1887 - 1958, m. Mary Catherine 'Mamie' Roach, died in Chicago, buried at St Clair MO);  Clara Ethel (1889 - 1971); Earnest Richard (1891-1975, St. James, buried at St. Clair, WWI); Orlena 'Grace' (1893-1988, m. William Andrew 'Andy' Aubuchon); Elmer Earl (1895-1976, m. Hazel E. ___); Archie Carl (1897-1990, m. Anna E. ___); Hester Alma (1900-1986, m. Charles McKinley Sanders, buried at Cedar Grove Cemetery Salem); Myrna Mildred (1803-1991, m. Leslie Beasley); Hazel Marguerite (1904-1926, m. Henry Davis) and Nellie Agnes (1908-2008, moved to St. Clair, Franklin Co MO).

SHULTS, GEORGE W.     Died Apr. 19, 1912.    Son of Joseph P. Shults & Catherine Stater. Married Roxanna E. Bracket, 1876, Dent County.

STAGNER, ARDITH LEATHA & HARRIET      Oct. 10, 1890 - Apr. 4, 1896.    Twin stillborn daughters of John Henry Stagner (May 11, 1847-Jul. 17, 1936, buried in St Louis) and & Margaret Ophelia 'Maggie' Golden (Jan. 25, 1857-Feb. 10, 1940, buried in St Louis).

STAGNER, BERTIE MAY     May 20, 1902 - Feb. 3, 1914.    Daughter of Thomas Jefferson Stagner, Jr. & Theresa Elizabeth Halbrook.

STAGNER, CALLIE    1880 - ____.    Daughter of John Henry Stagner & Margaret Ophelia 'Maggie' Golden

STAGNER, JESSIE      Apr., 1893 - 1901.    Son of John Henry Stagner (May 11, 1847-Jul. 17, 1936, buried in St Louis) and & Margaret Ophelia Golden (Jan. 25, 1857-Feb. 10, 1940, buried in St Louis). 

 

  HUSBAND & WIFE: Married Nov. 3, 1846 Crawford Co MO.
STAGNER, THOMAS 'JEFFERSON', SR.
      Nov. 3, 1820 - Feb. 10, 1903.    Son of John Stagner & Anna Hendricks. Born at Warren Co KY. Married 1st Nancy Kinney.
STAGNER, WILLIAM 'RACHEL'
ROLAND SHULTS     Feb. 18, 1829 - Oct. 12, 1906.    Daughter of Jacob Shults & Mary 'Polly' Young. Born in Dent County.

Children: John Henry (1847-1936, married Margaret 'Magg' Golden, both buried at St. Louis); Mary Ann (1850-1877, m. Harvey Rathburn); George H. (1852-1936, never married); Joseph M. (1854 _ ); Martha A. (1854-1885, m. Grant Bell, moved to St Clair); Mary J. (1856-1939); William 'Rollen' (1857-1901, schoolteacher); William Madison (1858-1940); Malinda R. (1859-1940); Thomas Jefferson, Jr. (1861-1930); James J. (1866 - ); Martha Catherine (1868-1931); Lanie Rathburn (1868 - moved to Oklahoma); and Elizabeth (1869 - ).
















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  • HUSBAND & WIFE:    Married 1893 Dent County.
    STAGNER, THOMAS JEFFERSON, JR
         Jun. 2, 1861 - Aug. 25, 1930.    Son of Thomas 'Jefferson' Stagner, Sr. & Rachel Shults.   Married 2nd Theresa E. Halbrook, Jun. 14, 1903, childfren: Waynetta (died young), Thelma Walters, & Myrtle Marie (1908-1987, m. John Burleson, buried at Hodge Cemetery, Cuba).
    STAGNER, MILDRED 'MITTIE' DUNLAP 
        Died about 1897.    Children were Clara (m. Roscoe Warden) and Roy. Mittie was the daughter of Robert Dunlap (buried Idaho) & Cynthia Laramore (buried at Cub Creek, Washington Co.) Note: Robert Dunlap was the son of William Dunlap who is buried at Czar Cemetery & _____ Cottrell)

    STAGNER, WAYNETTA      Born & died 1905.    Infant daughter of Thomas Jefferson Stagner, Jr. & Theresa Elizabeth Halbrook.



    John H. & Margaret Stagner & children
    Children of John Henry Stagner & Margaret Ophelia 'Maggie' Golden were:

    Thomas Valfain 'Valcey' (1873-1950) (m. Ella Dulworth)

    Everett Lee (1877-1969) (m. Callie Anderson) 

    Mary A. 'Mollie' (1879-1935) (m. Jesse Marion Ward)

    Alice Roseanna (1882-1952) (m. Ed Phillips)

    George 'Leslie' (1884-1962)  (m. Rosa Jane Halbrook)

    Louis R. 'Louie' (1888-1925) (m. Ella V. Smith)

    Andrew A. 'Andy' (1895-1929) (m. Nellie Rosella Cooper)

    Ardith Leatha (1898-1991) Twin of Harriet

    Harriett 'Hattie' (1890-1896) (Twin of Ardith

    Jessie (1893-1901)

    Arcemie 'Amy' 'Annie' (1898-1991 (m. James Henry 'Jim' Walsh).

  • HUSBAND & WIFE: Married Mar. 13, 1879.
    STARK, HOWARD
         Jan. 5, 1848 - Aug. 29, 1927.    Son of Henry Stark (PA). From Bonyer, Maine; reared in Indiana. Moved to Missouri in 1875.
    STARK, AUGUSTA MEINEKE 
        May 25, 1865 - Dec. 21, 1932.    Daughter of Dr. Meineke & Mrs. Sophia. Member of Pleasant Valley Baptist. Lived Dent County & later East St. Louis, IL with daughter. Children of Howard & Augusta were Claude, & Mrs. William J. Love and three daughters who died in infancy.

    STEELMAN, DOROTHY      No dates.    Daughter of Amos Steelman & Josephine Thompson (buried at Cedar Grove Cemetery). No death certificate found.

    STEELMAN, INFANT    Oct., 1922 - Sep., 1923.    Daughter of Alfred Steelman & Emma Thompson (pburied at Cedar Grove Cemetery). No death certificate found.

    STEELMAN, INFANT    No dates.     Daughter of Alfred Steelman & Emma Thompson.

    STEELMAN, INFANT    No dates.     Daughter of Alfred Steelman & Emma Thompson.

    HUSBAND & WIFE:
    THURMAN, JAMES
         Oct. 14, 1832 - Mar. 20, 1913.    Son of Jabus Thurman & Elizabeth 'Betsy' Tipton. Born in Knox Co TN, one of eleven children. Civil War, 31 MO Inf. Foster father of W.T. Thurman (Clinton, OK);
    THURMAN, MARGARET MILLER
         Sep. 25, 1841 - Jun. 7, 1907.     Children: Ada Florence (m. Edward F. Maness) and Lou Williams. 

    TIPTON, EASTER THURMAN     Jun. 10, 1828 - Jan. 11, 1921.    Last of eleven children born to Jabus Thurman & Elizabeth 'Betsy' Tipton. Born in Knox Co TN; died at home of Alcy Bingley, east Salem. Married Joel Tipton Dec. 29, 1847 and raised six children to adulthood: Isaac B. (m. Sarah E. Golden, 1877, Dent Co., to Denver, CO); Tennessee (m. L. Wash Babb); Alcy Jane Bingley and Mrs. Joseph Hunt (Rupert,ID). Moved in 1858 to Texas Co., then to Washington Co., to Dent County 1871; Christian 73 yrs., member of of M.E. Church, South (Joel Tipton d. 1861, beginning of Civil War).

    HUSBAND & WIFE:  Married 1877 Dent Co.
    TIPTON, JAMES J
         Apr. 27, 1858 - Jun. 2, 1942.    Son of Joel 'Joe' Tipton & Easter Thurman. MO Death Cert.#21068 has year of birth 1857. Burial Jun. 5, 1942.
    TIPTON, MARY JANE JOHNSON     Jan. 30, 1860 - Apr. 1, 1932.    Daughter of William Meredith Johnson & Elizabeth Barton. MO Death Cert.#12103 has date of birth Jan. 29, 1860. Also lists father as Berada Johnson.  Born in Douglas County; moved to Reynolds Co. as child. Member of Salem Christian Church. Known children: Rosalee (m. Winnett Bowers-divorced),  Roscoe (buried at Jadwin Cemetery), Esther (m. Sam Leonard), Isaac, & Everett (all buried at Cedar Grove Cemetery, Salem), May, & Early.

    TIPTON, INFANT    Oct. 12, 1916 - Nov. 14, 1916.    Infant daughter of Roscoe Tipton & Lillie Jadwin.

    TIPTON, MAY      No dates.    Daughter of James J. Tipton & Mary Jane Johnson. Died young.

    TIPTON, Verl Amel    Died Apr. 12, 1921.    Age 8 years, 11 months, 15 days.    Son of Everett Tipton & Lillie A. Gaines. He was killed when he was hit by a truck at Salem; accident.

    HUSBAND & WIFE:  Married Sep. 22, 1924.
    WARDEN, BUFORD NATHANIEL 'BOOTS' 
         Jun. 29, 1904 - Apr. 29, 1973.    Son of Steve Warden & Emma Hoodenpyle (buried at Cedar Grove Cemetery). He was a lifelong resident of Detn County; converted early life, joined Salem United Baptist, 5/1964.
    WARDEN,  ZELDA LORENE COX     Sep. 5, 1905 - Nov. 25, 1984.     Daughter of Rueben S. Cox & Mary E. Curtis. She was a member of Salem United Baptist. They h ad three children: Ruby (m. Lloyd Medlock, buried at New Hope Cemetery), Buford Jr.  (m. Norma) and Elaine (m. Rev. Lowell Anderson).


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