Greene County Missouri Queries
9/96-3/97

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Foster
I am looking for information regarding the date and place of Mellville U. Foster's Death. Born 1845, Greene County Mo. Circut Clerk of Johnson County, Warrensburg, Mo - 1868-72? Captain of 7th Missouri St. Militia
Les Hunt Mar 25 1997
Lowry; Peck
John W. Lowry b. 13 Nov 1820 in TN married (Mary) Harriet Peck daughter of Charles Peck. John Lowry came from TN with his brother horse back and settled in Greene Co., I would like to have more information on John's family or even who his brother, I think his name was William.
Rebecca Miller Mar 22 1997
Frankum
I am looking for information about my maternal grandfather, Clyde Frankum, born in Springfield, Missouri, Greene County. My mom has his birthdate as June 1, 1900, could be 1899, we are not sure. I would appreciate any information about the Frankum's in Springfield.
Deborah Landry Mar 22 1997
Moore; Wayne
I am researching George Moore m. ??Wayne. They had a son William H. Moore born 4/21/1860 in Springfield,Greene County, MO. I am told there were two brothers and 1 sister in the Moore family.
Charlene Moore Mar 16 1997
Chamlee; Cook
I'm researching Nicholas Walker Chamlee, B. Aug.15, 1855 in Tenn. D. Jan. 17, 1929 in Tulsa, Okla. He married Celia Rebecca Cook, B.March 12, 1862 in Greene Co., Mo. They married Jan.27, 1880 in MO. Celia died Jan 22, 1940 in Springfield, Mo. Both are buried at Clear Creek Cemetery. They had 5 children, Eva, Everett, James, Effie, and Willie(died at birth).
Cindy Klein Mar 11 1997
Reed; Carson
I am looking for informan about Sherman Reed. He was in the 1900 Greene county census. I believe he was the son of Polly Carson and Andrew J. Reed.
Rick Carson Mar 10 1997
Frame; Trogdon
Rachael Ellen Frame, born 1881. She had a brother named Harry Frame. She married Loran Elmer Trogdon either 1900 or 1901. They lived on their farm in Willard, Mo. They also lived in Springfield, Mo. I need to find the names of her parents and any siblings.
Judy Roberts Mar 10 1997
Blair; Chrisman, Pollard
My dad (now dead), Sam Lee Blair, was born in Springfield in 1931. His mother was Ila Chrisman daughter of Rilla Pollard. All from Greene County.
Barbara Blair Padfield Mar 10 1997
Bell
Interested in trading information on the family of: (John?) Bell b. ca 1800 m. Sarah b. ca 1806 NY. 1850 Census lists the following: Greene County, Dallas Twp: Bell, Sarah, 44; Serena, 25; Quinsey A., 26; Catherine, 21; Alexander, 19; James R., 17; Sarah R., 14; Phoebe, 10; Mary E., 4. All children born in TN, except Mary E.
Su Jacobsen Mar 10 1997
Laney; Garoutte, Reynolds, Hampton, Millery, Laney
My 2nd g-grandfather John Laney migrated to Pond Creek Twp., Greene Co. from Greene Co., TN is 1839. He married first Sophia Garoutte, daughter of Samuel and Jane Reynolds Garoutte. In 1863, he married Elizabeth Hampton. John raised a very large family in Pond Creek. John's parent Ephraim and Margaret Millery Laney migrated to Pond Creek also, as well as many of his siblings.
Jan Laney Ayers Mar 10 1997
Jackson; Owen, Stewart
Looking for info on Jackson family that came from Rockingham Co., NC to Pinson Station, TN and then on to settle in Greene and Webster counties. My relative is George Washington Jackson, b 1854 in AR d 26 Aur 1890 in Marshfield and is buried in Cedar Bluff Cem, Jackson Twp., Greene Co. He married Sarah Jane Owen 3 Oct 1872 in MO. She was the dau of James Addison Owen and Sarah Ann Stewart. George's father was Samuel Jackson b abt 1810 in Rockingham Co., NC and died in Pinson Station, TN.
Rich Clingman Sat Mar 10 1997
Bushnell; Townsend
Have extensive information about Bushnell family from Greene Co, and Bolivar area. Am needing any information regarding Townsend family. Great Grandfather was Orra Milton Townsend, but am unable to go back further than him.
Thomas Townsend Mon Mar 10 1997
Myers; Nation
Looking for information on Myers family in Greene County... were there during 1860's. Henry Myers was the father - had several children including Susan and Thomas J. Also looking for information on Nation family. I have a William Nation married to a Nancy, and they had at least one son, Thomas Christopher Nation. Thomas Nation married Susan Myers.
Lori Mar 10 1997
Haskett; Ray
Missouri Frances Haskett (1864 TN -1963, Springfield,MO) was daughter of John Haskett. Married 1886 to Joseph F. Ray (1881-1913). Would like more information about her -- parents, siblings, descendants. Was her dad a Civil War veteran? Where were they from in Tennessee? Would like to make contact with any other Haskett researcher in Greene Co. or elsewhere.
Cheryl Wray Mar 10 1997
O'Banion; Cruze
Request information on Alva Ora O'Banion b. 1880 d. 1942? married Cora Phoene Cruze b. 1880? d. 1932 about 1900. Place of death for both is unknown. Their son Chester lived in or around Springfield, Mo. Chester b. 1912?
J. Vincent Mar 2 1997
Stites/Stiles
Seeking information on Levi Stites/Stiles in Greene Co., Mo. 1841 probably in Northern part of Co. near Polk.
Susan Bockoven Mar 2 1997
Still; Bryant
Looking for some information re Sarah Still and Rosilla Still Bryant, supposed to be buried in the Wesley Cemetery, Willard, Greene county. Cemetery records or obits? (They may have been residents of Polk County.)
Mary B. Allen Mar 1 1997
Potter; Gold, Switzer, Darger, Zellweger, White, Holloway
Searching for parents and siblings of David Potter, b. 1819 NC/TN; m. Elizabeth Gold(en) b. NC about 1823. I can find no marriage record for them, but they sold land as man & wife in Greene Co. MO in 1840. Their children, all born in Greene Co., were Rebecca Jane (m. Charles Switzer and Charles Drager), Margarete (m. Alex Zellweger), Columbus, James (m. Etta White), William, Daniel (m. Fannie), Marcellus, and Florell (m. R.F. Holloway). David and Elizabeth died and are buried in Springfield. Have not been able to find their route from NC to MO and would appreciate any leads as to the group they probably moved with and who their parents and siblings were.
Violet Willison Mar 1 1997
Miner; Shull
George L. Miner (b. 1791-1800, KY or CT) and 2nd wife, Julia Ann Shull came to area of Springfield, Greene Co., MO, in the early 1840s, with their children. Family legend has it that George L. Miner (a carpenter and stonemason) died near Springfield, Aug 1848. Want proof that this is true, and seeking others interested in these names.
Scott T. Kraus Feb 26 1997
Evans; Ford, Bennet, Kenney, Dale, Dowell, Roady
Would like info on Washington W. & Harriet (Ford) Evans who lived in Springfield MO in 1919 & 1923. Harriet died in 1938. 4 ch: Robert (wife Joyce); Frank (m. Floy Bennet); Letitia (m. Kenney, ch: ); Stacia (m. 1. Jim Dale, 2. Vaughn Dowell, ). Harriet was the dau of Wm. H. & Maryann (Roady) Ford of Jersey Co IL.
Robert Eby Ford Feb 25 1997
Settles; Williams, Thornton-Hale
I'm looking for any information on James W. Settles who was b. 1869, 1870 or 1871 (Arkansas?) He is found in Greene County, Mo 1894 when he married 1st time to Miss Belle Williams. James W. is found again in 1910 when he married Matilda Jane Thornton-Hale. He died in 1914 in Springfield, Greene Co., and is buried at Greenlawn Cemetery.
Mary Settles Feb 24 1997
Barnhart; DeWitt
Trying to locate infomation on A. J. Barnhart and Elizabeth (maiden name unknown) living in Greene Co., Mo. in 1852 the year their son Lorenzo Dow Barnhart was born..Lorenzo married Mary Hannah DeWitt dau. of L. J. DeWitt (mothers name unknown).
Linda D. Zachary Feb 24 1997
Rose; Helms, Eby
Looking for the parents of James Monroe Rose b: Jan 18, 1862 in Missouri. Married first Martha Ann Helms abt. 1883 in Greene County. Issue of this marriage were William Thomas b: abt.1884 and Nora b: Jan 14, 1886 in (I believe) Republic, Greene Co. Second marriage was in neighboring Lawrence Co. to Emma Effie Eby. The issue of this marriage were Clara Maude b: Sept 13, 1889 in Springfield, Greene Co. Mo., Hiram Leroy (Roy) Washington b: Aug. 3, 1893 in Oklahoma/Kansas Territory and Edna Estella b:Sept 1896 in Kansas.
Peggy (Rose) Bane Feb 22 1997
Teague; Kingsland, McConnell, Loveland, Walker, Newberry
Seeking information about Pierce T. Teague. According to his daughter's obit(Verbie or Verba Teague Kingsland) of 1932, he and his son, Jess, were living in Republic, MO. Records indicate he died in Greene County. Also seeking information on four of his daughters who in 1932 were Mrs. George McConnell of Commerce, OK; Mrs. Jodie Loveland of Sparta, MO; Mrs. Frank Walker of Sahdwick, MO; and Mrs. William Newberry of Mansfield, MO.
K.S. Kingsland Feb 8 1997
Tannahill; Hazelton
Looking for information on the family of Magruder Tannahill and Terressa (Hazelton) Tannahill. They moved to Greene Co., Missouri around 1840 and settled in Pond Creek Township until about 1870 when they moved west to Kansas. Would like any info on this family and willing to exchange.
Lee Ann Veatch Feb 4 1997
Wiggins; Swearengin, Hyder, Painter
My grandfather Rowe (Roy) Delbert Wiggins was born in Springfield in 1889. Family surnames include Swearengin, Hyder and Painter
Robert D. King Jan 31 1997
Woods Isaac Woods came to Greene County, MO in 1830 from Bledsoe County, TN. His wife's name was Martha. Several children were born in TN and more in Greene Co. I cannot trace Isaac beyond Bledsoe County. Isaac was killed on a trip to AR aroound 1850, Martha predeceased him. All his children except one moved to what is now Douglas County, MO. The one son, Jesse A., was a sheriff is Dade County then went west in 1886-1887.
Del Woods Jan 28 1997
Slay; Wells, Arnold
Nathan Slay, his wife Nancy Wells, and children moved to Greene Co., MO, from Searcy Co., AR, in Civil War timeframe. His wife died and he remarried Martha Ann Snow. Nathan Slay died in Greene Co., MO, in 1864. Both his father and grandfather, Thomas Slay Sr. and Jr. fought in Rev. War in NC/SC. Five of Nathan's sons fought for the Union, three died. Daughter Sarah Melissa married John Arnold. Need to know who daughter Elizabeth married and well as updated info. on sons: Thomas J., Cornelius C., Levi G., George W., William Henry, Benjamin F., Sanford T., and Nathan Jr.
Tom Edwards Jan 27 1997
Baum; Meinhardt
George Baum and Barbara Meinhardt, descendants. George and Barbara settled in the Springfield, Mo area around 1880 and have over 300 descendants from this area. More information at Meigs Cty, Ohio from where they came from.
Mark Meinhart Jan 22 1997
Myers; Mitchell
Looking for a Myers that would have been in Springfield in 1910. His name was Edward, Wife Lula, and a son Floyd born in July, 1910. Anything would help. May be living in the household of a Mitchell family.
Gordon Hale Jan 21 1997
Wright; Adams
Anyone have information on Lucinda Wright (wife of Wilson Wright) who was living with her daughter Mary E. Wright Adams? Mary E. was the wife of James Adams and they were living in Clay Township, Greene County, Missouri in 1870. The Wrights & Adamses had previously lived in Lawrence County, Missouri. Mary E. was born about 1838/39 in Tennessee.
Linda Stucker Jan 20 1997
Holly; Smith, Piper, Dunn
Anxious to share info with descendants of John Barnabas Holly & Anna Smith. They migrated from Washington Co VA to Greene Co MO about 1839. Anna died before 1850. Children: Emily, 1830; Sarah, 1833; David, 1837; Mary, 1838; George, 1841; John, 1843; Samuel, 1846. Family that migrated at the same time were: Anna's sister, Sarah M. (Mrs Samuel Piper); Catherine (Mrs Wm Dunn) & brother Jacob H. Smith.
Betty Minnick Jan 14 1997
Adams; Lancaster, Perryman, Stewart
Seeking information on the Adams, Lancaster, Perryman, Stewart families in Greene Co., MO 1836 to 1860.
J. Bickley Jan 10 1997
Newberry Looking for relatives of Hosea M. Newberry b. 1854 Ark. m. Feb 1872 Greene Co., Mo & his brother Stephen B. Newberry b. Apr 1853.
Susan Bockoven Jan 12 1997
Anderson; Tester
Am researching the Charles Anderson family who lived in Greene Co in the 1850s. Charles Anderson and wife Anna Tester moved to Greene County from Lee Co, VA. Children: Rachel, Mary Susan, William Cannon, Elizabeth Hester, John R., Catherine R, Margaret L . Am interested in why they lived in Greene Co - were there other relatives there? By 1860, they had moved on to Bourbon Co, Kansas.
B Thomas Jan 7 1997
Hunt; Dodson
Looking for information on families of John & Elijah Hunt who came to Greene Co in 1840's John & Mary A. ??? had at least 8 children while Elijah & Sarah A. ??? had at least 9. Elijah was reportedly murdered in 1864 for being a Southerm sympathizer. Any and all information on these families will be greatly appreciated. Particularly would like to know wives maiden names and dates of death. How exactly is George Noah Dodson related to to the Hunts as he is listed as a cousin to Moses Hunt, Elizabeth Hunt, & Emma Hunt in the 1880 Greene Co, census?
Wayne Hunt Jan 3 1997
Fields; Jarman, Bowen, Williams, Stillwell, Johnson, Craddock, Buster
I'm looking for William Charles Fields and Kessiah Jarman. They were in Douglas Co from about 1860 to about 1875. They were also in Texas, Osage, Wright Co. Kessiah died in 1871 and William married Amanda Elliott Bowen, after her death he married Mary Williams in Greene Co. Left her a few years after they married (never divorced her before he married Cyntha Elliott Stillwell)Mary divorced him but he never knew. His son John Hartwell Fields married Mary Elizabeth Johnson, daughter of Thomas Marion Johnson and Virginia Caroline Craddock. Virginia's parents Ransom Craddock and Mary Buster
Alinda Miller Jan 3 1997
Beverage; Bledsoe, Keltner, Lawson
Seeking information on William Beverage,b. 1879, d. 1953,Greene County,MO. md. Katherine? My Charles Bledsoe, born 1825 in Washington County, TN, came to Greene County, Mo. around 1862. Looking for marriage and death records on him, census information which would list a wife and children. Hale Franklin Bledsoe, b: 1850, married Angeline "Babe" Keltner in Greene County, MO. Florence Mae Lawson, born in Greene County, any information on her or her parents, Mary Ann Beverage and John Jackson Lawson. Any Bledsoe, Lawson, Beverage information would be appreciated!
Jean M. Cuevas Dec 27 1996
Thompson; Atkins, Hooper
Thompson, Atkins and Hooper famlies from Greene and Christian Counties.
Linda Mulford Dec 17 1996
Ownby; Lemmons
I am looking for any information I can find about my grandfather Charles or Charlie Rollan Ownby. He lived in Greene County in the 1940's and was divorced from my grandmother in 1945. I believe his mother's name was Carlotta Lemmons but I'm not certain since nobody who would know is still living. I have found no information on anyone with this name so far.
Leisa Diel Dec 9 1996
Yocum
I am looking for information on Jacob (James) Yocum who lived S. of Springfield on the James River on 9 Jan 1819. He is listed on the 1840 Barry Co, MO Census but I am trying to locate him in 1820 and 1830. His son was Levi Yocum also listed on 1840 and 1850 Census in Barry Co, MO.
Charles H. Williams, Ph.D. Nov 1 1996
Ballinger
Harvey Washington Ballinger. Any information on this individial and especially his wife's surname & name.
Timothy Provencio Oct 26 1996
Hatfield
I am looking for information on Elias Hatfield. He is listed in the 1850 census as living in Greene Co. MO, township Benton. His wife's name was Nancy. They had at least four children: Harriet, Arabella, Francis Marion and Andrew J. Any information would be very much appreciated.
Angela Mattinger Oct 19 1996
Inman
Need information regarding Inman family known to be living in Springfield, MO area in 1890. Many thanks for any help you can give me.
Joyce Hansen Jones Oct 14 1996
Headlee
Looking for information on David Headlee family. Relocated to Greene Co. from TN. David and his wife, Margaret had at least one son, Samuel G. Headlee,b. 1819. Samuel married Nancy ?. They had a son, Porter F. Headlee, born in Greene County in 1848.
Russ Woodward Oct 12 1996
Boone; Van Bibber, Bryant, Bounds
Looking for information on the family of Nathan and Olive (Van Bibber) Boone. Nathan Boone was the son of Daniel and Rebecca (Bryant) Boone and Olive, b. 1783, d. 1858, was the daughter of Peter and Margery (Bounds) Van Bibber. I understand that Margery (Bounds) Van Bibber is buried in the Nathan Boone Cemetery in Ash Grove with Nathan and Olive.
Bruce Logan Sep 30 1996
Johnson; Wallace
Looking for family of or descendents of James Bart Johnson, b Springfield 1857, possibly son of Jacob Johnson. Married Susan Wallace, b 1860 at Clark, Christian County, daughter of John Wallace. They lived in Bois d'Arc for a while in the 1880s, moved to Idaho sometime after 1910. Children were Effie Bell, Ada Leora, Roy, Luther Dee, Lula May, Elsie, Gertrude Juanita.
Judith B. Glad Sep 30 1996
Edington; Patterson, Rice
Looking for death record of Lucinda Patterson Edington, first wife of Wade Hampton Edington. Lucinda would have died about 1845 as this is when Wade married Nancy Rice in Greene Co. Wade and Lucinda's 4th child, Thomas H.B. Edington was born "near Springfield" in Greene Co. in 1840 so couple was in the area earlier than 1845.
Ginny Humes 30 Sep 1996
Powell; Van Winkle
Looking for Della Powell, her son W. T. Powell, her mother Priscilla Van Winkle; also Nella Van Winkle and Daisy Dora Van Winkle. Daisy was a schoolteacher who died about 1956; all these folks were in Springfield about 1910.
Don E. Wright Sep 30 1996
Ray; Rogers, Lee, Mayfield
Looking for descendants of Dorcas Ray b. 1837 in TN who married J. B. Rogers in Greene Co. 1 January 1860; sisters' married names were Mary Lee and Susan Frances Mayfield.
Ed Elkin Sep 15 1996
Schmitz; Smith
Looking for Anna Maria Schmitz b 1903 in Beho, BLG, d ?; married/divorced Drew Leonard Smith b ?, d Springfield.  Their son, John Louis Smith b 1923 in Willard, d 1985 MD. Lived around Willard, Ash Grove, Springfield.  Looking for relatives dead and alive.
Gregory Smith Aug 29 1996
Fleming; Bell
Looking for info on Arkansas Fleming. Parents were James Hartin Fleming (b TN) and Mary Jane Bell (b TN).  Arkansas was born in Springfield 1 Aug 1864, died in Pulaski Co., AR in 1956.
Dixie Aug 29 1996
Evans
Looking for Harvey, James and/or George Evans in Springfield after 1850.
Jeane Cubley Aug 20 1996
Gray
Looking for John G. Gray born 1855 in MO; listed on 1900/1920 census parents birthplaces as VA & TN, mother's name Permilia or Permilla.  Elijah Gray was slave owner who moved from VA>TN>Greene Co in about 1840/41; could he have owned John or Permilla Gray? Does anyone have list of slaves he owned?
Michael Douglas Aug 20 1996
Whittenberg; Robberson, Fine, Harrelson, Purcell, Butcher, Robertson, Lotspeich
Looking for families of Felix Earnest Whittenberg/Nancy Robberson; Abraham Fine/Mary Harrelson (esp. Narrissa Fine/John Purcell); Jonas Monroe Butcher/Mabel Robertson; and any descendants of William J Robertson and Mary Ann Lotspeich....any kin/siblings/ancestors to these as well.......
Megan Zurawicz Jul 29 1996

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