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Dunklin County Missouri

October 1997 thru January 1998

DATE:18 January 1998
NAME:Larry Vincent

Arthur C. Gibson lived in Dunklin County in the late 1880's. He was born in IN in 1862. He was married to Elizabeth ?. She was also born in IN. They had two children while living in Dunklin Co. One was Holly J.(a son), born in 1877 and my grandfather, George Thomas, born 1883. This is all the info I have about Arthur and Elizabeth. Any help would be appreciated. Thank you.

DATE:13 January 1998
NAME:Shannon Sawyer

Looking for info regarding the family of Curtis Stotts, b 27 July 1915 in Poplar Bluff, MO. The 1920 census lists his parents as Charles and Lula Stotts. A brother Cartus b 15 Feb 1911. Living on Valley Ridge and Brain Road in Dunklin Co., MO I have found Cratus in the SSDI. He died in July 1979. Last residence 63933(Campbell, Dunklin Co.)If anyone has any info would love to hear from you. I'm sure there are still Stotts in Dunklin Co. Thank you.

DATE:10 January 1998
NAME:Rayburn Killion

I am looking for information regarding the family of Archibald Wilburn, b 4 Sept 1892, d Dec 1981. His father was named James Wilburn. I believe he died when Archibald was abt 10 years old. He was married to Mary Oakes, born in Tiptonville, TN and they had 3 children: Larry, Herrick and Mary Lucille. Archibald was the postmaster in Lake City, AR and died in Clay Co., AR, but he was born in the Kennett, MO area, as were his children. I am also interested in an obituary or news accounts regarding the death of Mary Lucille due to a gunshot accident in the late 1970's/early '80's. Thanks!

DATE:10 January 1998
NAME:Sharron Ashton

Seeking info on Jesse Bradley, b ca 1825 NC and wife Sarah T[?Taylor?], b ca 1835 KY. They were living Freeborn Twp., Dunklin Co. in 1860 with children: Mary E., William J., James H., all born TN. Believe they left MO, went to TX then to Benton Co AR by 1870 where they died in 1890's. Any assistance greatly appreciated. Thank you.

DATE:10 January 1998
NAME:Earl R. Bates

Elsie Ann Holder, b 22 Mar 1858, Clarkton, Dunklin Co., MO, d 1 Feb 1923, Fisher Co., TX; buried Plava Cemetery, Fisher Co., TX. The only name I have for her father was Major or Pappy Holder. He is said to have served as a Major in the Civil War. She married 1st: James Franklin Arnold, 1879, in VanZandt Co., TX and they had five children: James William, Hollis, Zodie Isabel, Mary Beatrice, Frankie. James died in 1889 and she married 2nd G.W. Arnold 1895/1896 who had five children, James, George, Annie, Minnie and Bell. Together they had two children: Myrtle and Dovie. Any info will be greatly appreciated.

DATE:5 January 1998
NAME:Evelyn Bevis

Interested in any info on 2 different families. Lookng for birth record on Charlie Jackson whose mother's name was Nancy Jackson. Nancy's father's name was Aaron Palmer. Charlie Jackson's father's name was John Jackson. I have info that he died 27 July 1927.
I am also looking for info on Silas J. Miller, b 2 Feb 1902 and died 9 Dec 1968. I know that he is buried in Mt. Zion Cemetery in Steel, MO. He was married to Cordia Elizabeth Johnson Miller and I do not have the info when they were married. She was born 22 Dec 1901 and died 19 Nov 1981 in Barrien Springs, MI. Silas's parents were Henry & Hanna Louiza -?- Miller. I have no info on them other than the fact that they lived in the Kennett, MO area, moving from Orion Co., TN - Reelfoot Lake area in the early 1920's. Any info you might be able to help me with, I would be grateful. Thanks for your time.

DATE:5 January 1998
NAME:David Dawson

Oscar Dawson from Cardwell, MO married Jewel Raspberry from Kennett, MO in the 1920's. Oscar died in Arkansas abt 1935 and Jewel remarried Homer Smith and died in Paragould, AR in 1980.

DATE:26 December 1997

David J. Bass married Mary Elizabeth Brown in Dunklin Co 1830-1862. Any info appreciated.

DATE:26 December 1997
NAME:Frances Craig Reynolds

I am looking for info on William Benjamin Craig's death between 1920 and 1930. He died either in Dunklin or Stoddard county or perhaps New Madrid. Thank you. This is my grandfather. Wives were Elzora Mae Gutherie and Marie Brown. Father of Ernest Craig

DATE:26 December 1997
NAME:Robert Benbenek

I am researching several Pruett brothers who moved from Humphreys County, TN to Dunklin Co. Clark Pruett(b 1838) settled in Dunklin abt 1859. He married Celia Cude. Later Shadrach Pruett (1848-1926) and Cassa B. Pruett (1850-1913) moved there. Shadrach married Nathaniel Missouri Goodrich and Cassa married 1st Aily C. -?-, 2nd Mattie Nora Watson and 3rd Dora Lillard. I have extensive info on the Pruett family, but I am always looking to fill in more gaps. Please contact me if you have any info.

DATE:20 December 1997
NAME:Sabrina E.Okamura-Johnson

The surname I am researching is Berry. Info I have states ggm "Mattie" Mathilda Martha Parthenia Berry was born in Dunklin Co., MO. Her father was George W. Berry. Thank you.

DATE: 14 December 1997
NAME:Tara Barrett

Seeking info on DeWitt Allen Barrett, born 1874, Malden, Dunklin Co., MO(according to his death certificate). His father was James Barrett, mother was listed as ??? Bradford. I cannot find Dee listed in the 1880 census. Was he visiting relatives? Did his parents die when he was a small child? I've searched 14 states for him in 1880. Does anyone know about this Barrett family? He shows up in the 1900 census living with W.W. Seawell as a boarder in Dyer Co., TN. Did he have siblings or cousins that lived there? Has anyone run across any info on Dee or his parents in Dunklin Co.? I'm desparate to find something linking this family to this county such as land deeds. The James H. Barrett that I find in Dunklin County in 1880 does not list a son named Dee. Dee's son came to live in New Madrid Co., MO. Dee himself lived the last 10 years of his life in South Dakota. His children were: John Quincy Adams "Butler" Barrett, Lola Virginia, Celia, Nathaniel M., Sarah Alice & Jeenie/Janie. Any help greatly appreciated!

DATE:12 December 1997
NAME:Joanne Shaffer

Researching John D. Gibbs, b abt 1831 in NC and Nancy A. McElroy, b abt 1835 in KY. They married abt 1853 in KY and removed to Dunklin Co abt 1875. Their children are: Martha( married Dock I.L. Roberts), Sally Ann (m Martin Luther Shaffer)Jennie, William, Jimmy, Emma (m Hallie Cook), Minnie (m John T. Waltrip) and Frank.

DATE: 4 December 1997
NAME:Vicki Moore

Am seeking info on James Luther "Jim" Burgess, b in TN and married Eva Crabtree, b in MO. They were in the 1910 census of Dunklin Co - Salem Township. Does anyone have solid data on who the parents of Jim and Eva were? I have received info that the father of Jim is Hugh L.W. Burgess and his mother is Jane. I need to confirm this prior to spending too much on continuing with this link. I have no idea who the parents of Eva Crabtree are. Any help would be greatly appreciated. Thanks.

DATE:4 December 1997
NAME:Karen Cooper

Alexander Pierce Smith b 30 Dec 1845 GA m Georgia Elizabeth Bramlett, b 12 Feb 1855. Their son, my grandfather, Henry Clinton Smith was born in Springfield 6 Oct 1893. The family was living in N. Campbell, MO in the 1900 census. They moved to Indian Territory in 1901. Later Alexander left his family and moved to St.Louis. Would like additional details.

DATE: 23 November 1997
NAME:Charles Prier

Looking for info on the Prier/Prior family living in Malden, MO in October, 1900. Ellen Grace Prier was born there in Oct 1900. Father was Fred Prier, mother was Rosie Fairfield. They may have lived with relatives of Prier, Martin or Fairfield.

DATE:22 November 1997
NAME:Delores I.Schattler

Seeking info on my children's grandfather and his family. Zane(or Zaner) Earnest Tucker b 25 Nov 1910 in Cardwell, Dunklin Co.,MO, died 7 May 1982 in Bakersfield, Kern Co., CA. Had brothers: Wayne, Fayne, Everett, Woodrow--sisters: Anne and Esther. Parents were: Earnest Truman Tucker, b 1894 in Lulu, MO(died mid 1940's)& Edith May Ham, b 1897 in Nesbit, MO. They are both buried in Lulu, MO

DATE:18 November 1997
NAME:Phil Boide

Seeking the names of the children of my great-grandparents, John Kane Boyd/Boide and Calidonia A. Bodine, as well as their place of burial. They were in Dunklin County from abt 1880 onward.

DATE:16 November 1997
NAME:Glenna Prather

My maternal great-grandmother, Mahalah(Tucker)Underwood was enumerated in the 1880 Dunklin Co. census with most of her children. She was born in IL abt 1838. She was the widow of William Underwood who died abt 1878. In Sept of 189 she married Isaac Stoner. In 1893 or 1894 Isaac Stoner married another woman. Perhaps 1893 or 1894 is Mahalah's death date. If anyone has any info regarding her death or place of burial, please contact me.

DATE:14 November 1997
NAME:Nancy Wortman

Searching for parents of Isaac Glascow, b ca 1896. I believe his mother to be a Bell or Black. He m Delola Oakes, daughter of Thomas Seldon Oakes and Josephine Black. Thomas's parents were John Wesley Oakes and Mary Ann Keller. Thomas and Josephine lived in Dunklin Co. Josephine's parents were Jonathan Cooper Black and Mary Elizabeth Bell Mary Ann Keller Oakes is buried in Holcomb. She possibly married a Prevo and a Davis after Jonathan's death. Thank you.

DATE:13 November 1997
NAME:Miles Green

Looking for info on George W. Green /w/ wife Lucinda(Olivia) Robinson sometime after 1880. They were to have moved to Malden from Gibson Co., TN. He was born in 1808 and she in 1827. They married in 1846 in Lauderdale Co., AL. Their children:James Daniel, George W., John W. William jackson, Sarah, Emily and Mary. Thank you for any help you can give.

DATE:13 November 1997
NAME:Greg Bowman

Seeking descendants of any of the following: my ggf George Harmon, b 1850 IL, m Malinda Hanners, b IL, both migrated through Bollinger County and ended up in Dunklin County, MO after about 1880. My ggf Wiley Allred, b 1863 is in the 1870 census of Dunklin with the family of James Allread and Missouri Horner. My ggf William Farley Young m Sarah Ann(Annie) Wilderman/Williams/Willman. They were married in Kennett in 1896. Her guardian was Mark Williams. William Farley Young had a brother Ben Young and a sister, Belle Young Starnes.

DATE:9 November 1997
NAME:Joseph Horned

Seeking any info on descendants of Arnold Gustavus Roberts. He was living in Dunklin Co by the 1880 census, with second wife Nancy Jane (Presley)Roberts. Children by first marriage: Mack H.Roberts b ca 1859, TN; Sarry E.Roberts b ca 1864, TN; William J.Roberts, b ca 1869, MO; Malissa P.Roberts b ca 1871, AR. Children of Arnold Gustavus Roberts and Nancy Jane Presley Roberts: Wiley A. Roberts, b ca 1874, AR; Elijah M.Roberts, b ca 1876, AR; Indiana Tennessee Roberts, b 22 Oct 1878, Cardwell, MO; Aaron P.Gatlin Roberts, b ca 1880, Dunklin Co., MO; and Missouri Alabam Roberts, b ca 1884 in Dunklin Co. Indiana Tennessee Roberts married John Wiley Kimbrough in Dunklin Co., 22 April 1894.

DATE:9 November 1997
NAME:Robert Hinkle

Trying to trace my family. Know that grandfather, Charles Henderson Hinkle was born in Dunklin Co, but have no other leads. His father's name was Robert Hinkle. Any help would be greatly appreciated.

DATE: 9 November 1997
NAME:Sheryl Lyons

Interested in any info related to Jeff Boone and Finnettie(sp?) Merritt. Two known children: Albert and Bertha Mae. Possibly a 3rd child. Bertha Mae was born in Hornersville on 22 May 1895

DATE: 9 November 1997
NAME:Tracy A.Laster(Grogan)

I am in search of some of my deceased relatives. My grandfather, Rolan Grogan owned Acme Cabstand back in the late 1920's or possibly the mid to late 1940's. Rolan married Hester Iona Nash January, 1924(?). I am looking for any and all info on Rolan Grogan's side of the family and Hester's side, too. Her father's name was Thomas W. Nash and I know that some of the relatives still live in or near Kennett in Dunklin Co. If you would please send me any info I would be most grateful. Thanks.

DATE:9 November 1997
NAME:Pam Henry

Seeking descendants of the Doublin/Dublin surname. They have lived in and around Dunklin Co.,MO from 1870 to the present. Will share info with those interested. Pam Henry, 710 Watershed D, Ann Arbor, MI 48104

DATE: 3 November 1997
NAME:Rick Britton

Searching for info on Willie T. Britton and/or parents Earl Britton and Monnie -?-. Willie born 2 Jan 1928 in Senath. Married Geneva L.Knowlton, Truman, AR, 1948.

DATE: 3 November 1997
NAME:Karen Shroyer

Looking for information on the Williams and Noisworthy families of Dunklin Co., especially a Williams who was Postmaster of Kennett at one time. He had a daughter Jo Ann(my mother), born 1929. He was married to Roselina Noisworthy.

DATE:27 October 1997
NAME:Pat Oliver

I am searching for info related to the family and descendants of Harry Ross who was married to Cynthia Elizabeth "Lizzie" McCracken, daughter of John L. McCracken, on 5 April 1883 in Dunklin Co. I'm also interested in the parents and siblings of Eudora Gowen/Gowan who was amrried to Willis Machen McCracken, son of John L. McCracken on 22 April 1893 in Dunklin Co. Any information would be most welcome. Thanks.

DATE: 16 October 1997
NAME:George Rowland

R.B.Shelton was born in 1860. In 1880 he was living in Holcomb Island Township in Dunklin County. He married Florence L. Burton in abt 1883. She and two of her small children are buried in the SE corner of Pine City Cemetery south of Holcomb in Dunklin Co. Need to know when and where R.B. Shelton died or any information of this type.

DATE:16 October 1997
NAME:Brenda Scoby Nikirk

Looking for info on Benjamin Cook, b May 1867. Appeared in Dunklin Co census 1900, with wife Amanda Francis(Fannie)Long Cook, b Oct 1870. Their children were John, b 1889; Willie b 1893; Mary, b 1895; Ruby, b 1896. Ruby Adeline Cook married John Thomas Leetho Scoby. Any info appreciated. Thanks.

DATE:16 October 1997
NAME:Monica Van Ness

Researching the following surnames in Dunklin Co: Lightfoot; Wethers/Weathers; Howard and Knotts. Will be happy to trade info.

DATE: 8 October 1997
NAME:Linda Pagel

Would like to share with anyone researching these names in Dunklin and Pemiscot Counties. Thanks.

DATE 4 October 1997
NAME:Sheila Young

Looking for family of Walter William Young, b in TN abt 1881. Married Eva Collins, dau of G.P. & Martha Collins of Senath, MO. Children of the Youngs include Jesse Pillow(1906 - my gf), John and Gladys. Also related to Guss Bass and made Philhours. I have a lot on their family.

DATE: 4 October 1997
NAME:Kay Fleming

Jimina J.Hopper, b 1829, married Erasmus Fleming in Gibson Co., TN and then possibly moved to Dunklin Co., MO by 1870 or 1880. Does anyone have any info about this couple?

DATE: 4 October 1997
NAME:Catherine Wright

Robert Anderson Slover and Lucinda Tennessee McDonald were married in Malden Township, Dunklin County, before 1878. they had at least one child, listed variously as Isabelle Jane, Jennie Belle and Jenna Bell. Any info about them at all would be appreciated. jennie married Charles Franklin Stafford in McAlester OK (IT) in 1898. Robert Slover married Martha by 1888 and had several more children.

DATE: 4 October 1997
NAME:Doris Bucher

Researching Barker and Grissom. My grandparents were Mandy Barker and William Grissom. They lived in Dunklin Co, but I believe they came from TN. My great-grandfather's name was Wilson Grissom and great-grandmother's name was Sally Horton. Is anyone researching the Grissom name of TN? They lived in Arbyrd until they passed on.

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