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Surnames: WOODWARD CHAMBERS
Submitter: Pat Tift (patt@csufresno.edu)
Date: 26 Dec 2001

WOODWARD, Ralph, 1818-1898, married to CHAMBERS, Mary, 1826-1897. Ralph and Mary are my gg-grandparents and I am looking for the parents and siblings of Ralph WOODWARD. I believe they moved to Cainsville, Harrison Co., MO, about 1848, and lived there until their deaths. They had 11 children that I am aware of, Elizabeth, Eliza J., Susan, John S., James Tipton (my g-grandfather), Rhoda, Silas, infant twins died at birth, William, and Clara A.
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Surnames: SMITH FOSTER LOFTY
Submitter: Betty Peterson-Wheeler (camokyva@yahoo.com)
Date: 25 Dec 2001

Looking for information on Mary Ann SMITH's parents, Joshua SMITH and Elizabeth LOFTY. Mary Ann SMITH married Samuel FOSTER on 23 January 1853 in Harrison County, MO. Thank You
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Surnames: COLE
Submitter: Pam Mann (Pamey43@yahoo.com)
Date: 19 Dec 2001

I want information on Thomas COLE who lived in this area with his wife Mary Elizabeth and in 1884 a son was born in Harrison Co near Eaglesville, Ernest Edwin Cole.
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Surnames: TRIPP BRADLEY DORREL
Submitter: Georgia LaRue Bennett (gb1948@hotmail.com)
Date: 05 Dec 2001

Searching for information on the following people: Nathan W. TRIPP born 28 July 1808 Upper Canada, died 17 July 1888 Eagleville, Mo.; Alvira Catherine BRADLEY born 30 Jan. 1824 Upper Canada, died 24 Aug. 1896 Eagleville, Mo. They married 30 Oct. 1839. They had at least 1 child, Rosetta Catherine TRIPP born 07 Oct. 1861 Eagleville, Mo., died 08 June 1945 Roscoe, Mo., married Redman Perkins DORREL born 18 April 1859 Eagleville, Mo., died 23 Feb. 1923 Roscoe, Mo. Any information will be greatly appreciated. Nathan & Alvira may have had more than 1 child so if anyone has any information I'd love to hear about it.
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Surnames: ROELOFSON/ROLOFSON MCCLELLAN FOLEY SWEARINGEN MANROSE BRADFORD CHILDS LAMUEL CRABBLE
Submitter: K. B. Cook (kbcook@mn.rr.com)
Date: 02 Dec 2001

I'm researching the family of Moses ROELOFSON/ROLOFSON. Moses (1801-1885) was married to Rutha MCCLELLAN (1800?-1869), probably in White Co., IL. Moses was b. in Henderson Co., KY and d. near Eagleville, Harrison Co., MO; Rutha b. York Co., SC and d. DeWitt Co., IL. They had the following children: Mary K. (b. abt 1822 IL, no information about marriage/children); John Barber (b. 6/1829 DeWitt Co., IL, married and stayed in IL); Jane R. (b. 1831/32, m. John Frank FOLEY 9/1854 in McLean Co., IL, apparently migrated to Harrison Co., MO); Eldora (b. 1835 in McLean Co., IL, further information unknown); Robert S. (b. 1832 McLean Co., IL, m. Amy E. SWEARINGEN 3/1858 IL, he d. 2/1914, Nodaway Co., MO); Delia (b. IL no date); Elizabeth (b. 1838 McLean Co., IL, m. Andrew Jackson MANROSE 9/1859 in Eagleville, Harrison Co., MO, she d. 1/1907 in KS); Rachel Arminda (b. 1838-43 in McLean Co., IL, m. David BRADFORD, further information unknown); Louisa Adaline (b. 1840/41, McLean Co., IL, m. ?? CHILDS in Wymore NE); Lucinda Ann (b. 8/1842 IL, m. Joseph F. LAMUEL, d. 8/1921 in Saunders Co., NE); Margaret Caroline (b. 1850/51 in IL, m. ?? CRABBLE, further information unknown); Lucy (no dates/locations). Would like information about any of the above surnames from the Harrison Co. MO area. Thanks in advance.
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Surnames: WEDGE MICHAEL
Submitter: Wanda Greathouse (wgreath760@aol.com)
Date: 01 Dec 2001

1870 Census Harrison Co, MO, Marion twp. pg 123. Seeking all tidbits of info. on family of William P. WEDGE born 1810 NY or Mass, with wife Annis (Unknown).
Children:
1. Ezra Bates WEDGE born 1834 NY, died in Civil War at his father's house in Wanatah, LaPorte Co, Tenn. Married Mary Elizabeth MICHAEL, dau of John and Elizabeth MICHAEL of Crawford Co, Pa and Lake Co, Indiana.
2. Rosa WEDGE born 1852 Laporte Co, Indiana.
3. Elizabeth WEDGE born 1854 Laporte Co, Indiana.
This family is on 1850 census of Astabula Co, Ohio, Pierpont, and the 1860 census of Laporte Co, Indiana, Cass Twp. Wanda Wedge Greathouse
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Surnames: CLIFT WHEELER HENDERSON
Submitter: Tony Rockefeller (
arockef@home.com)
Date: 21 Nov 2001
URL: http://worldconnect.genealogy.rootsweb.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?db=hightowr

Seeking genealogical information about the descendants of Erven Anthony CLIFT, b. 1 July 1899, near Marshfield, Webster Co., MO, d. 22 June 1982, Bethany, Harrison Co., MO; m. (1st) 7 April 1917 at Webster Co., MO to Telitha C. HENDERSON, b. 13 April 1989, Niangua, Webster Co., MO, d. 28 August 1928, near Marshfield, Webster Co., MO; m. (2nd) 20 May 1934, Kingston, Caldwell Co., MO to Lula Juanita WHEELER, b. 9 August 1909, Bethany, Harrison Co., MO, d. 30 June 2000.
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Surnames: MITCHELL
Submitter: Margaret Self (mms@whidbey.net)
Date: 12 Nov 2001

How do I gain access to cemetery records for James H. MITCHELL, b. 1843, d.1921? Buried in Antioch Cemetery. Also, for Daniel MITCHELL, Co. 1, 1 MO SM CAV, b. 1848? Buried in Monson Cemetery.
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Surnames: BALDOCK
Submitter: Debi Baldock Bowen (debinpc@yahoo.com)
Date: 12 Nov 2001

Looking for anyone knowing BALDOCK family that lived in Harrison County, Missouri. Any info greatly appreciated. Thanks, Debi
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Surnames: RANDALL
Submitter: Geo. Randall (scates1775@aol.com)
Date: 07 Nov 2001

Looking for Felix RANDALL, born in Canada abt 1829, lived in Harrison Co., Mo in 1880. Wife was Christa A., born abt 1845 in Pa. Any info would be helpful. Thanks
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Surnames: PORTER MOREY
Submitter: Frances Porter (rfporter@qwest.net)
Date: 04 Nov 2001

I am looking for information on the marriage of Oliver PORTER and Vivian Theresa MOREY in 1930/1931 in Harrison County. They were both from Iowa and went to either Bethany or Blythedale, MO to get married. Can you please help me?
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Surnames: MOLER HARRIS WILLIAMS
Submitter: Dorothy Blum (djsblum@aol.com)
Date: 01 Nov 2001

MOLER, William C., b. 1816 OH, marr. to Rebecca HARRIS or Rebecca WILLIAMS abt 1845. I'm looking for information about this marriage, prob. in Harrison Co., MO where their four children were born. Priv. Wm. C. MOLER served for Union in Civil War, MO Cav., Co., H, 12th Reg. and died when serving in TN.
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Surnames: SMITH REED
Submitter: Pat Hauge (klpjh@ juno.com)
Date: 23 Oct 2001

My greatgrandmother was Clara Olive SMITH. She was born 2/Nov/1867 in Warren County, Ill. She had a brother Thomas William SMITH born 16/Feb/1870, also in Warren County, Ill. Their mother was Helen REED. Their father was William Phillip SMITH. On 25/Feb/1875 in Eagleville, Harrison Co., Mo., William Phillip SMITH married again to Emma Etta REED. I am wondering if Helen died in Harrison County or in Ill. Also was Emma maybe her sister? If any one has any information on this family I would love to hear from you. They moved to Nebraska where all died & are buried.
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Surnames: NOBLE
Submitter: David A. Houpt (houptdavid@netscape.net)
Date: 21 Oct 2001

Searching for information on Harrison NOBLE family. In 1872, he deeded a tract of land for the Methodist church off hwy 69 in Mitchelville. John NOBLE operated a store and was postmaster of Mitchelville 1869-1888(?)
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Surnames: MILLER
Submitter: Jo Ellyn Baker (bearbait@columbus-ks.com)
Date: 18 Oct 2001

Seeking info on Charles Colette/Mary Hannah MILLER. Both died in Eagleville, Harrison Co.,--Charles in 1921--Mary in 1885. Can not locate burial sites or any info. Thanks. Jo Ellyn
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Surnames: HOLLAND
Submitter: Jean Pitts (pittsjean@hotmail.com)
Date: 03 Oct 2001

I am looking for John HOLLAND and family. He was born in Harrison county in 1850. Do you have any information on John? I would like the names and ages of children, etc. Also, John's wife's first name. Thank you, Jean Pitts
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Surnames: KERN
Submitter: Lorena (mgladg@home.com)
Date: 29 Sep 2001

Looking for any mention of a John KERN or Melvina KERN from 1901 to 1907. Also birth records of a Eugene KERN, John Russell KERN, Josephine KERN, Elsie KERN. Any help would be appreciated.
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Surnames: COCHRANE
Submitter: Carl Cochrane(clcochrane@prodigy.net)
Date: 08 Sep 2001

I am looking for information on John and/or Agnes COCHRANE. They lived in the Trail Creek area of Harrison Co. They moved there ca. 1855. They are both buried in Wheeler Cem. near Mt. Moriah. John was born in Scotland in 1807 and died 1882. Agnes was born in Scotland in 1811 and died in 1889. I would especialy like to know something about Agnes. I have not been able to confirm her maiden name.
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Surnames: ZIMMERMAN WRIGHT JORDAN CLARK CREEKMORE RAMEY HUNTER
Submitter:
Dianne King (jking95@dellepro.com)
Date: 04 Sep 2001

Looking for information on this family. Would appreciate help.
Fielding ZIMMERMAN b: April 14, 1825 in ?, Davie Co., NC d: November 01, 1901 in Harrison Co., MO Resided: 1857 Harrison Co., MO.
+Phoebe Elizabeth WRIGHT b: May 29, 1831 in Pulaski Co., VA m: October 03, 1854 in Hendricks Co., IN d: February 18, 1917 in Martinsville, Harrison Co., MO Resided: Washington Center, Harrison Co., MO.
2 John Franklin ZIMMERMAN b: August 18, 1855 in Montgomery Co., IN d: July 14, 1918 in Harrison Co., MO Resided: 1857 Hatfield, Harrison Co., MO.
+Mary Grace ?
2 Sarah Jane "Sis" ZIMMERMAN b: November 01, 1857 in Hatfield, Harrison Co., MO d: 1949 in Hatfield, Harrison Co., MO
+William Francis JORDAN b: 1857 m: March 31, 1878 in ?, MO d: 1939
2 Nelson "Nelse" Taylor ZIMMERMAN b: March 07, 1859 in Hatfield, Harrison Co., MO d: February 10, 1941 in Bethany, Harrison Co., MO
+Mary Norma CLARK m: February 21, 1884 in Jacksonville, Morgan Co., IL
2 William Thomas ZIMMERMAN b: December 15, 1860 in Hatfield, Harrison Co., MO d: November 01, 1948 in Denver, Worth Co., MO
+Madama Kansas "Damie" CREEKMORE b: November 22, 1861 in Barboursville, Whitley Co., KY m: March 16, 1882 in Daviess Co., MO d: October 24, 1936 in Denver, Worth Co., MO Resided: 1872 Gallatin, Daviess Co., MO
2 Nancy Ellen ZIMMERMAN b: December 19, 1862 in Hatfield, Harrison Co., MO d: April 08, 1928
+William LONG
*2nd Husband of Nancy Ellen ZIMMERMAN:
+William WATKINS
2 Margaret Ann "Mag" ZIMMERMAN b: July 05, 1865 in Washington Center, Harrison Co., MO d: May 13, 1951 in Bethany, Harrison Co., MO
+Eli Garrett M. CREEKMORE b: April 04, 1858 in Rockhold, Whitley, KY m: September 09, 1883 in Washington Centre, Harrison Co., MO d: October 14, 1933 in Martinsville, MO
2 Amanda Catherine ZIMMERMAN b: January 29, 1868 d: November 12, 1960 in Albany, Gentry Co., MO
+Jasper George "Gede"Washington MOORE m: January 31, 1889 in Bethany, Harrison Co., MO 2 Mary Elizabeth ZIMMERMAN b: May 28, 1870 d: March 11, 1959 in Bethany, Harrison Co., MO
+William L. RAMEY b: 1863 d: 1943
2 Reuben W. ZIMMERMAN b: September 24, 1872 in Washington Center, Harrison Co., MO d: 1946
+Nora HUNTER
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Surnames: MCCLAIN OSBORN
Submitter: Michael Mellentine (mcm73@aol.com)
Date: 02 Sep 2001

The following mentions a McClain cemetery in or around Clay township, Harrison County. Does anyone know of such a cemetery? "Died, October 22, 1905, at the home of her son in Clay Township, Harrison County, Missouri, Mrs. Barbara OSBORN nee MCCLAIN, aged 81 years, 7 months and 23 days. The deceased was a native of Bedford County, Pennsylvania, where she grew to womanhood, and at 24 years of age was married to Jacob OSBORN, with whom she moved in 1853 to Jefferson County, Iowa, and in 1855 to Decatur County. She was the mother of five children, four sons and one daughter. She was buried in the McClain Cemetery."
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Surnames: LAUDERBACK VINCENT
Submitter: Tammy (tschenekl@comcast.net)
Date: 23 Aug 2001
URL: http://familytreemaker.genealogy.com/users/s/c/h/Tammy-M-Schenekl-IL/index.html

I am looking for information on Lauderback Cemetery in Butler Twp, Harrison Co., MO. I am looking for info. on who's burried there. I am researching J.W. LAUDERBACK married Mabel VINCENT. They were both from MO, then moved to Iowa.
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Surnames: TUCKER PERRY
Submitter: Dona (Perry)Meeker (ddmace12@ctllc.com)
Date: 17 Aug 2001

Thomas A. TUCKER was born in Green Co.,IL, Aug. 12, 1859. His parents were David and Rhoda TUCKER. Thomas married Sarah PERRY, da. of Elijah and Amy PERRY. Three children, Arnan, Blanche, and Daisy were born to Thomas and Sarah in IL. and four were born near Ridgeway and Bethany, Mo.: Gertha, Nellie, Bessie and Marie. They attended a school across from Morris Chappel. They also attended a school where Amy Seigler was the teacher and my Aunt Nell mentions a picture of her and the pupils. Marie was the youngest and born in 1900 in Harrison County. Thomas was also a member of the Odd Fellows Lodge. Did they have pictures of lodge members? Would like to have pictures of schools and students, and also any info on this family. They later moved back to Jersey County, IL, where they lived until their deaths. Thanks.
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Surnames: BURTSFIELD
Submitter: Rita Addison (ritaaddison@bright.net
Date: 16 Aug 2001

Am searching for family history information on Madison and/or Edward BURTSFIELD in Harrison Co., Mo. around time period 1890.
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Surnames: SHAW HOPKINS
Submitter: Barbara (barbo@ajsplace.net)
Date: 12 Aug 2001

Looking for the SHAW family Harrison Co, specifially for Rose Ella or Ella SHAW. Married William H. HOPKINS in 1874 from Atchison Co.
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Surnames: BURK
Submitter: Linda Kemp (jkemp@schat.com)
Date: 12 Aug 2001

I am seeking information on my gggrandparents, John S. and Teoba BURK, and son, Samuel R. and his wife Lucinda S. BURK, who were living in Madison, Harrison, MO, in 1880. If you have a connection to them, I would appreciate hearing from you.
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Surnames: JAMES OGLE RANEY SCHIFFERN LUTON HOLLIDAY DAVIS FRAIM
Submitter: Charleen (cntrygrlusa@yahoo.com)
Date: 03 Aug 2001

Children of JAMES, Andrew Jackson and Nancy (OGLE) JAMES, all born in Harrison County, either Eagleville or Cainsville, are as follows: Julia Ann m. Eugene RANEY; Martha Ellen m. William SCHIFFERN; John b. 1871 in Cainsville, m. Pearl LUTON; Mary m. ?? ; Rosa Catherine m. William DAVIS; George; Walter; Myrtle m. Marcus FRAIM; and Joseph.
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Surnames: WILLIAMS
Submitter: Brenda Manion (Azbrenda@aol.com)
Date: 26 Jul 2001

I have a photocopy of a page from Harrison County Pictures, FHL #977.817 H2H. On page 14 there is an old photo of Boyd WILLIAMS. I would like to hear from anyone who knows who this person is. He could be my g-g-great-grandfather, son of William WILLIAMS, or my g-great-uncle, the son of Lilburn Johnson WILLIAMS. Does anyone know what year the photo was taken? Thanks!
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Surnames: RUSSELL PIERCE RELLIS
Submitter: Penny Russell (penbob@rmi.net)
Date: 21 Jul 2001

Searching for information on Mary PIERCE (RELLIS) RUSSELL. Born around 1890, died 1968 in Harrison Co., Mo. Father, George Pierce; mother's name unknown. Mary's second marriage was to Carlos Delos RUSSELL in 1913.
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Surnames: GILLESPIE MILLER
Submitter: Pam Webb (standstall48@yahoo.com)
Date: 15 Jul 2001

I am looking for information on William B. GILLESPIE b. 13 Feb, 1811 in Oh/Va; dcd. 16 Sep, 1892 in Harrison Co., Mo. Believe to be buried in Cypress, Harrison, Mo. He married Rhoda MILLER abt. 1836/8. They had the following known children: Francis Marion; Nancy; William Henry Harrison; Zacariah Taylor (ggf); Winfield Scott; and Andrew J. (or I). Any help is appreciated. I have info from Zacariah down and will share what I have. Thank you Pam Webb
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Surnames: BRIDGES ROBERTS ENYART DONELSON DEWITT MCCLAIN
Submitter: Terri Carlson (tlcmt@centurytel.net)
Date: 09 Jul 2001

I am searching the following names is Harrison CO. MO. I have cemetery records for some of them. John ENYART ROBERTS m. Nancy BRIDGES. She passed away and his second wife was Catherine ? (last name unknown).
Miriam Cemetery records ... ROBERTS,(all in the same section): John E. 1807-1876; Isaac 1845-1878; Mattie 1846-1877; Maud 1871-1871; Ora 1874-1874; and Cyrus 1876-1877. Looks like some sort of illness ran through the family home taking 3 children, both their parents and a grandfather. There are no ENYARTS listed in any of the cemeteries of Harrison County up to 1985.
Miriam Cemetery records... BRIDGES, Charles T. 1871-1963; Jennie 1876-1970.
Masonic Cemetery records... BRIDGES, Synthia A., wife of Thom. B., Apr 17, 1811 - Dec 21, 1885; Charles, Apr. 11, 1802 - 1862; James, Jan 20, 1832 - Mar 2, 1878; Elizabeth J., wife, Sep 2, 1839 - Jun 7, 1920; George B., son, Nov 2, 1864 - Apr 4, 1922; Benjamin F., son, d. Apr 4, 1922, 19y 1m 5d; Lula M., dau, d. Sep 1, 1876, 2y 11m 8d; Eugene, son of C.T. & J.B., d. Feb 2, 1899, 2y 1m 13d; Ulysses G., 1865 - 1933; Minnie, wife, 1869 - 1959; Carrie Gertrude BOWLES, dau, Dec 23, 1887 - Jul 1, 1974.
West Cemetery records... BRIDGES, John E., son of J.G. & H.B., d. Sep 18, 1873, 1m 11d; Mary E., dau of J.G. & H.B., d. Sep 29, 1878, 3y 28d; William R., d. Oct 7, 1857, 30y 7m 1d; Sylvester, son of G. & M.E., d. Aug 23, 1864, 6y 2m 23d; George L., son of G. & M.E., d. Sep 13, 1864, 1y 6m 7d; Victoria B., dau of L. & A.P., Sep 28, 1869 Lafayette, d. Jan 3, 1871, 36y 11m 9d; Amanda P., wife, Sep 22, 1911, 70y 10m 10d.
Ridgeway Cemetery records... BRIDGES, J. Wilford, 1859-1939; Mary E., 1866-1954; Gladius, Dec. 16, 1889 - Mar 28, 1968. Sgt. Co C26 BN US Guards WWI.
Lincoln Center Cemetery records... DONELSON, Ronald H., son of H.L. & Lola, d. 1928.
Wesley Chapel Cemetery records... DONELSON, Ruben T., Mar 11, 1833 - Feb 11, 1884; Margaret A., Aug 30, 1841 - Nov 22, 1916; Eugene 1860 - 1930; Harley (DEWITT), wife, 1862 - 1948; Emma E., wife of T.C., d. Jun 18, 1892, 24y 6m 25d; Mary D., dau., d. Jan 28, 1889, 7m 19d; Bradford, A.W., son of R.T. & M.A. d. Jun 10, 1873, 1m 7d; Infant son of C.H. & M.M., d. Sep 26, 1891.
Mt. Moriah Cemetery records... McCLAIN, Zeriuah, 1864 - 1942 Jefferson, 1863 - 1922.
If any of these folks are in your files, please contact me...Terri Carlson
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Surnames:
SEBETH CARTER ADAMS DUNKERSON
Submitter: Pat CARTER MORGAN (moe@cctrap.com)
Date: 29 Jun 2001

Looking for information on SEBETH family. I found a Nelly SEBETH on a 1880 Nebraska, Furnas Co., Medicine Creek census listed as a cousin, with my grandfather, Martin Luther CARTER, & his mother Tempy ADAMS CARTER. Her place of birth was Mo. My grandfather was born in Eagleville, Harrison, Mo., and his brother, William B.A. CARTER JR., married Sarah A. DUNKERSON, and lived there for sometime. Any info. will be greatly appreciated about any of these people. Thank you very much.
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Surnames: ROOP SPURLING WOODWARD STANLEY
Submitter: Rhonda Meyrand Bridge (misrhnd_@hotmail.com)
Date: 13 Jun 2001

ROOP, SPURLING, WOODWARD families, all from the Cainsville, Mt. Moriah Mo. area in Harrison County. My grandmother was Gretchen ROOP born in 1899. She was married to John Henry ROOP. They lived in Mt. Moriah. Her mother was Clara Alice WOODWARD married to Darford SPURLING. This is all I have thus far. I think Darford died and Clara married a STANLEY. Does anyone have any information of this family? Any information would be greatly appreciated. Thank you.

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Surnames: CORNELISON GREEN/GREENE ASHFORD
Submitter: Jill Adami (mgobluemom@aol.com)
Date: 10 Jun 2001

Hoping to find information pertaining to the death of Sarah E. CORNELISON GREEN/GREENE in Harrison Co. between 1877 and 1880. Sarah was born about 1861 in MO to James Marsh CORNELISON and Lydia M. ASHFORD. She married Wingamond "Wing" GREEN/GREENE in 1877. "Wing" GREEN/GREENE is listed as a widower on the 1880 Harrison Co., MO census, so one must conclude that Sarah died. I would appreciate anyone's help finding a record to confirm the death, e.g., a court death record, an obituary, or a cemetery plot. Thank you for anything you can do!

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Surnames: WILSON STANLEY
Submitter: Carol (CAPrigley@aol.com)
Date: 08 Jun 2001

Need info on parents of David John WILSON. He was born abt 1822 in TN, d. abt 1868 in MO. He married Mary Ann STANLEY in 1841. The following children were born: Nancy E., John L., Nellie A., Permelia C., Levina G., Georgeanne, David J., James A. and Eliza J, all born between 1843 and 1860. The oldest son (John L.) was already living in Harrison Co. before David J. (father) died/was killed in/near Howard Co., MO. The rest of the family relocated to Harrison Co. about 1868/1869. There were other related WILSONS already in Harrison Co. Does anyone have any information they would like to share regarding this particular family?
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Surnames: DUNKERSON CARTER
Submitter: Pat Carter Morgan (moe@cctrap.com)
Date: 03 Jun 2001

Looking for any info. on Sarah A. DUNKERSON. She married my grandfather's brother, William B.A. CARTER Jr. May 23, 1861, in Eagleville,Harrison Co, Mo. by A.W. ALLEN. I found them (William & Sarah) on 1870 Eagleville, Harrison Co. census with a daughter Clara B., 4yrs. old. Any info. will be greatly appreciated.
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Surnames: MURRY HENBEST ENDICOTT JAMES
Submitter: Kara Weiershauser (
markar@louisacomm.net)
Date: 01 Jun 2001

I am looking for any information anyone might have on Patrick Henry MURRY who married Marie HENBEST. They had two children: Grace who married ? JAMES and George Gay who married ? ENDICOTT. I've found Patrick, Marie, and George in the 1910 US census in Marion Twp, Harrison Co, MO. I also know that Patrick MURRY lived in the same place in the early 1930's as my mother was born at his home. Any information would be greatly appreciated. Thanks.
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Surnames: CARTER ADAMS MCGLASSON WALLING
Submitter: Pat Carter Morgan (moe@cctrap.com)
Date: 01 Jun 2001

Looking for any info. on my ggrandparents: William Benjamin Anderson CARTER, b. 19 Aug 1813 in Crab Orchard, Lincoln, Kentucky, d. 26 Jan 1888 in Wood River, Hall, Nebraska; spouse Tempy ADAMS, b. 16 Feb 1814 in Kentucky, m. 2 Jan 1833 in Rockcastle Co, Kentucky, d. 6 Aug 1887 in Wood River, Hall, Nebraska.
Children:
Nancy Ann Adeline CARTER, b. 2 Feb 1834 in Rockcastle Co, Kentucky, d. 28 Jul 1848 in Rosedale, Parke, Indiana.
Matilda Caroline CARTER, b. 4 Feb 1837 in Crab Orchard, Lincoln, Kentucky, d. 30 Sep 1838 in Crab Orchard, Lincoln, Kentucky.
William Benjamin Anderson CARTER, b. 1 Jan 1839 in Marion Co, Indiana, d. 16 Oct 1911 in North Plains, Washington, Oregon; spouse Sarah A. ?, b. Jan 1840 in Missouri, m. May 23,1861, Eagleville, Harrison, Missouri.
Daniel Adams CARTER, b. 31 Jan 1841 in Lincoln Co, Kentucky, d. 14 Feb 1860 in Fall City, Richardson, Nebraska.
Hannah Jane CARTER, b. 21 Nov 1846 in Rosedale, Parke, Indiana, d. 29 Apr 1929 in Napa, Napa, California; spouse John WALLING, b. 1841 in New York; m. 15 Mar 1865 in Pleasant Corner, Monroe, Iowa.
George William CARTER, b. 26 Jan 1849 in Rosedale, Parke, Indiana, d. 6 May 1849 in Rosedale, Parke, Indiana.
Sarah Elizabeth CARTER, b. 11 Jun 1850 in Rosedale, Parke, Indiana, d. 3 Jun 1928 in Forest Grove, Washington, Oregon; spouse Joseph Scotland MCGLASSON, b. 7 Apr 1841 in Macoupin Co, Illinois, m. 9 Sep 1866 in Kirkville, Wapello, Iowa, d. 30 Jun 1907 in Hoxie, Sheridan, Kansas.
Tempy CARTER, b. 24 Jan 1853 in Rosedale, Parke, Indiana, d. 16 Jan 1860 in Falls City, Richardson, Nebraska.
Martin Luther CARTER, b. 4 Jan 1854 in Eagleville, Harrison, Missouri, d. 17 Jun 1928 in San Francisco, San Francisco, California.
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Surnames: BALES BROWN JONES
Submitter: D. Jones (ddlu@earthlink.net)
Date: 29 May 2001

I am looking for information on Sarah Elizabeth BALES, born 12 January 1850 in Harrison County, Missouri, who married Robert W. JONES. Father was Aaron BALES, mother Eunice BROWN. Looking for birth records, Bible records, marriage records, etc. Also any information on parents.
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Surnames: KINKEAD
Submitter: Tom Kinkead (tomree@tampabay.rr.com)
Date: 28 May 2001

KINKEAD John, Ridgeway, Harrison County, 1895-1915, my father, any information on his birth [1895], also any information on the KINKEADS whatso ever. If there are any photographs, please contact me. His father's name was Nathan, and his mother's name was Mary. He had two sisters named Jessie and Jenny.
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Surnames: MURRY RICHARDSON
Submitter: sandi(ssbuff@louisacomm.net)
Date: 25 May 2001

Is there anyone who would be willing to do a lookup in the death index? I am looking for a death cert. for Harriet [nee RICHARDSON] MURRY who was supposed to have died in Harrison Co. 12 Sept. 1903 or 1906. Any help would be much apreciated. Thank you.
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Surnames: CASEBOLT ARCHER HARRISON
Submitter: Larry(larry120258@gateway.net)
Date: 24 May 2001

I am looking for information on the parents of Harrison CASEBOLT and Rachel ARCHER, both born in Oh. Buried in the Miriam Cemetery in Bethany. Harrison's mother was Prena HARRISON but I have no other information on her.
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Surnames: KEY DORRELL GREGG
Submitter: Georgia Bennett (mshowme@cgmailbox.com>)
Date: 18 May 2001

I am searching for any and all information about Jacob Clark KEY, who married Lucinda Evelyn GREGG. According to some real estate records from late 1800's, Jacob owned land in the Bethany area close to Orren DORRELL. Orren's daughter, Charlotte Belle, married Jacob's son, William Jess. Would like any information on these families. Jacob came to the area from Germany with his parents and 8 brothers. Would greatly appreciate any information about Jacob, his parents, brothers, wife and her family as well.
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Surnames: QUIGLEY SPRINGER CARROLL
Submitter: Kathleen Rizer (RizerK@erinet.com)
Date: 12 May 2001

Stella QUIGLEY was born about 1880 in Harrison Co, the dau. of Franklin R. QUIGLEY and Frances Henrietta SPRINGER. Another daughter, Sarah, is said to have married someone named CARROLL though the marriage is not recorded in Harrison Co. What happened to this family? Were there children??
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Surnames: LONG PROFITT
Submitter: Vickie Bruce Gorby (lycurgus@bluemarble.net)
Date: 09 May 2001

Joel Jackson LONG and his wife Sarah Rachel (PROFFITT) LONG are buried in the Mitchell Cemetery in Harrison Co. Missouri. Joel d. 15 Apr 1842 51y 7m 19d, Sarah d.1 Aug 1852 51yr 7m. When they immigrated from Decatur Co., Indiana, Harrison Co. is where they came first before going to Grundy Co. Missouri. At least Sarah went to Grundy, Joel died before that. I am looking for someone to do a lookup for me at the courthouse to see if Joel left a will. The death date was 1842. I would be glad to pay someone to do this and copy the will if there is one. Please e-mail me if interested. Vickie
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Surnames: JACK/JACKS YOUNGBLOOD
Submitter: Tom Heard (tomark@xit.net)
Date: 09 May 2001

Looking for family of James JACK and wife Elmina YOUNGBLOOD. I have a photo of "Mother JACKS and 2 sons" taken by the Wylie Studio in Ridgeway Mo. I have no idea which 2 sons. My g-father was b. in Cleveland Tn. and moved to AR when an infant in 1858. No known connection in Mo except for photo. Any info on Tucker family in Harrison or Davies counties circa 1830-50's is appreciated.
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Surnames: FERGUS WILKINSON
Submitter: Cynthia N. Russell (crussell@traversecity.com)
Date: 07 May 2001
URL: http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~fergusfamilyworldwide/index.htm

FERGUS/WILKINSON connection? Searching for descendants of Francis FERGUS, b. 1827 VA, d. 1907 Harrison Co, MO, buried Dale Cemetery; and his wife Laura WILKINSON, b. 1836, d. 24 Jan 1896, also buried in Dale Cemetery. Contact me.
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Surnames: SMITH PARKER
Submitter: Donald Bartlett (dlb@scottsbluff.net)
Date: 06 May 2001

I am researching the family of Elijah T. SMITH b 9/1/1844 in Jacksonville, Il, d 2/3/1927 in Harrison Co, Mo; & Martha E. PARKER b 5/13/1853 in Il, d 5/6/1940 in Bethany, Mo. He came to Harrison Co in the 1860s with his mother (Catherine) and siblings. I am also looking for Diane Smith Battershell who left a querie here 3/8/1998 with information on this family. I would like to exchange information with anyone interested.
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Surnames: GIBSON GAY STANLEY BALLEW KRONENBERGER BROWN
Submitter: M. Cox Russell (m.z.russ@usa.net)
Date: 05 May 2001

Searching for information relating to Joseph and Julia GIBSON KRONENBERGER. She was born ca 1858 in IA, d/o John Butcher GIBSON and Mary/Margaret Elizabeth STANLEY. This was Elizabeth's second marriage, her first was to a ?? GAY. She had two daughters with GAY: Fedelia and Lodemia; and three total with GIBSON: Julia, Rebecca who may have mar. a BROWN, and Margaret, whom I'm certain mar. Crawford BALLEW in Mercer County. Julia (Gibson) KRONENBERGER operated a cafe in Brimson, Grundy County, Missouri and prob. Gilman City, Harrison County, Missouri, before the KRONENBERGER family moved to St. Joseph, Buchanan County, MO. Would appreciate any leads or family related input. Maggie Nickerson, KS

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Surnames: HIX LOW
Submitter: Jean Beals Whiteneck (djwhtnck@pldi.net)
Date: 02 May 2001

I am searching for info on James P. HIX and Sarah J. LOW. They were married in 1857 in Harrison Co., MO. They seemed to have raised their family in the Bethany area. James P. HIX b. ca. 1812, and Sarah, had a son Joshua E., b. 1875. Also reported to have had daughters, Clara, Mary, Virginia; other sons, Wm. and Charles. Any help on this family is appreciated. Thank you. Jean
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Surnames: BEVERLIN EVERHART
Submitter: CarolAnn Beverlin (cabeverliN@healthmidwest.org)
Date: 01 May 2001

Seeking information on BEVERLIN and EVERHART families.

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Surnames: KEARSE PARSONS
Submitter: Max G. beyond@nauvoo.net)
Date: 28 Apr 2001

I am searching for info on John Otto KEARSE, b Feb 1882 Gentry Co, MO and d 21 Jan 1956 in Long Beach CA. His death certificate says he was a widower at death and the body was shipped to Gilman City, Harrison Co, MO for burial. Otto and his wife Addie (Adeline?) were in 1920 Census of Gentry Co, MO as farmers. Death certificate says he was a retired carpenter. Was an obituary printed in a local county paper when his body was interred? Where could I check? He had an older sister Ethel b about 1880 and on whom I have no information. Also a younger sister named Francis b in Aug 1884 in Gentry Co MO, who is said in oral family history to have married a PARSONS. I would certainly like to locate any descendants of Ethel, Otto, or Francis KEARSE.

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Surnames: ROBINSON WINNINGHAM STILL
Submitter: Donald Winningham (wnghamdg@aol.com)
Date: 26 Apr 2001

William ROBINSON married Sarah WINNINGHAM abt. 1833, in Harrison County. They had children Andrew, Synthia, Sharp, and Unity. Sharp (Wiliam Sharp) ROBINSON was born abt. 1841-1845; he died 26 June 1931 in St. Joseph. His wife was Caroline STILL. Donald Winningham

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Surnames: LAWSON EPPERSON
Submitter: beth frazier (baf6@hotmail.com)
Date: 24 Apr 2001

I am searching for information on Dicey LAWSON. I know she married Harrison Calloway EPPERSON in 1863 in Harrison Co, Mo. She died sometime in 1882 in Dade Co., Mo. I would appreciate any information. Thank you.

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Surnames: PHILLIPS BULLER/BULYER
Submitter: Amy Plowman (Grndmagrunt@AOL.Com)
Date: 18 Apr 2001

Like to hear from someone with info on William Joab PHILLIPS, born 4 May 1853, died 12 Jan 1934. Buried in Harrisonville, Harrison Co., Mo. His father was Mordica M. PHILLIPS. Would like any info on his ancestors and his second marriage to Catherine BULLER (BULYER).

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Surnames: PARRISH LISTON
Submitter: Ilene Jones (WWJD9421@aol.com)
Date: 15 Apr 2001

Searching for information on siblings of Sarah PARRISH: James, born 1830; Joseph Alexander, born 1831 & died 1912 in Harrison Co., MO; Seth Wickham, born 1833; William A., born 1844. These siblings believed to have moved to Harrison Co., MO from Piatt Co., IL between 1870-1880. Prior to that they were with their parents in Coshocton Co., IL. Sarah PARRISH married Albert Eldro LISTON and they were found on the 1880 census in Harrison Co., MO next door to Sarah's brother, James PARRISH, a single man with a child. I was told long ago that James married after this census, and that the child with him in 1880 was born out of wedlock and brought to him from IL by the mother. James, Seth Wickham and Joseph Alexander are said to have died in Harrison Co.

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Surnames: QUIGLEY GRAY SPRINGER
Submitter: Kathleen Rizer (RizerK@erinet.com)
Date: 07 Apr 2001

Harriet L. QUIGLEY was born about 1866, the dau. of Franklin R. QUIGLEY and Frances Henrietta SPRINGER. Harriet married Jacob A. GRAY 25 Dec 1889 in Harrison Co. What happened to this family? Were there children?? Is the Jacob GRAY buried in Ridgeway Cemetery, died 12 July 1917, this same Jacob?? Did Harriet die 2 Aug 1914?

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Surnames: MARTIN SIMPSON
Submitter: Barb bobarb@shelbynet.net)
Date: 31 Mar 2001

Searching for information on Enoch MARTIN, born ca. 1836 IN, the son of Lewis & Nancy (SIMPSON) MARTIN. Served in the Civil War in Company I. 51st IN Inf. Living in New Hampton, Harrison County, Missouri when his brother Milton MARTIN died in August 1910. Any help appreciated.

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Surnames: PRATHER
Submitter: Janet Moll-Chrisman (janetm5@gateway.net)
Date: 30 Mar 2001

I'm looking for additional information on a Martin PRATHER who was listed in the 1860 Census as being in Marion, Harrison County, Missouri. Would appreciate any help to locate additional family members and information. Thanks in advance!

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Surnames: WAGNER
Submitter: Eugene Wagner (waglox@earthlink.net)
Date: 27 Mar 2001

WAGNER, Albert: My father is believed to have lived in Harrison County, MO around the city of Cainsville in the 1930's and 40's. I am looking for any information that would confim this.

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Surnames: MOORE
Submitter: Terry Miller (millertb@prodigy.net)
Date: 27 Mar 2001

I am looking for information on my ggg-grandparents, William C. & Elizabeth MOORE. We know that they were living in Madison Twp, Harrison Co, MO in 1860 until the time of William's death in 1893. William and Elizabeth are both buried at the Fairview Cemetery but we have no other records of them and would like appreciate any help. Their son, John William MOORE, was my gg-grandfather.

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Surnames: SULLIVAN PETRIE PRUETT
Submitter: Mark A. Patten (mark_patten@hotmail.com)
Date: 25 Mar 2001
URL: http://mpatten.tripod.com

John Burgen SULLIVAN was born in Harrison County in 1854, where he lived most of his life. He died in 1919 and is buried in Bethany. He married twice, Eliza PRUETT and then Mary PETRIE. With Mary, he had four children: Hattie (b. 1892), Anna and Mary (twins, b. 1894) and John Sinclair (b. 1896). Mary PETRIE died in 1898 and the children were put in foster care. If you are related to these folks in any way, please let me know.

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Surnames: LOGSDON WEDDLE
Submitter: Dot Logsdon (dotlogsdon@hotmail.com)
Date: 24 Mar 2001

WEDDLE, Sarah Elizabeth, b. 1870, d. 1966. Married to Albert Collins LOGSDON in 1888.They lived, & are buried in Bethany. I was always told that she started the first library in Bethany. Any information is welcome. Thank you

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Surnames: GALLOWAY FRAME
Submitter: Jeanne (
MSSLOZ@CS.COM)
Date: 10 Mar 2001

I am looking for information on (Frank) Moss GALLOWAY and Granville (Grant) GALLOWAY. I am looking for information on Opal FRAME GALLOWAY. Moss GALLOWAY died in Harrison County in Feb, 1965. Granville GALLOWAY died in Kansas City, MO in Jan, 1965, but lived most of his days in Bethany, Harrison County, MO. Thank you for your time! Jeanne

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Surnames: MCMINN CALDWELL
Submitter: Charles Cartwright-Frank (ChasCartri@aol.com)
Date: 06 Mar 2001

Hello! I have been searching for any kind of information on McMINNS and CALDWELLS from Harrison County... If you have any information, please e-mail me directly. Gratefully yours, Charles

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Surnames: GRAY DALE MERSERVE
Submitter: BJ DALE (BDALE76498@AOL.COM)
Date: 04 Mar 2001

I am looking for my husband's family. I have found a William DALE in Madison, 1870 census; however the source gave no other information. My husband's grandfather's name was Alin or Albert A. DALE, born in Harrison County in 1871. He married Hattie Sarah GRAY, daughter of Rueben and Siba (MERSERVE) GRAY. They had 6 children while in Harrison County, MO: William McKinley, b. 1896; Myra; Pern; Bernice,"Bunny"; Charles; and Virgil. I need information on William DALE, Alvin's father.

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Surnames: CROSS
Submitter: Walt Cross (wcross_osu@osu.net)
Date: 01 Mar 2001

Looking for info on Aquilla CROSS and his family who resided in Harrison Co. in 1870.

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Surnames: BARNUM
Submitter: DavidBarnum (dbarnum@crookston.k12.mn.us)
Date: 28 Feb 2001

Searching for any information on Charles Eaton BARNUM who was evidently born in Bethany Township, Harrison County, Missouri, Feb. 16, 1853. His parents were Richmond and Eliza Jane BARNUM. Brothers and sisters: Rosa Jane, Willard Alonson, Arthur Richard, Emily Matilda, Edwin Washington, Martha L., Mary L., Florence May, Franklin A., Linnie Ann.

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Surnames: MILLER
Submitter: Julie Miller Evans (julron@mwci.net)
Date: 28 Feb 2001

Searching for any information on Tyre and Emily MILLER who moved to Harrison Co. Missouri around 1865-1870. Tyre was born in Kentucky around 1805-1806. Had sons named Aaron Franklin, James, John, and a daughter named Margaret that I know of. I think Tyre had a brother named John, also. Please email me if you have any information at all. Thank you!

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Surnames: BRODBECK GUNN POTTER
Submitter: Mary Anna Callaway (calmac13@earthlink.net)
Date: 22 Feb 2001

Looking for Sylvanus S. BRODBECK who married Matilda GUNN 2-15-1883 in Harrison Co. MO. Matilda's parents, Marquis and Martha (POTTER) GUNN, lived in Bethany. Sylvaneus BRODBECK had 3 brothers (Jacob, John and George) in Daviess Co, Mo. in 1880.

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Surnames: MCKINNEY MEINEKE WILLIAMS
Submitter: Lori (lnl0954@murlin.com)
Date: 22 Feb 2001

Seeking information on James MCKINNEY\MEINEKE who married a Miram WILLIAMS in 1889 in Harrison Co MO. Anything at all would help me at this point. Thanks Lori

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Surnames: JOHNSON COX FOX
Submitter: Kevin Sutton (sutton.kl@gte.net)
Date: 21 Feb 2001

I am looking for information on a Martin V. JOHNSON circa 1865 in New Hampton, Harrison Co, MO. He married Louisa Ann COX, daughter of Luarke Wade Hampton COX, the founder of New Hampton, and Nancy FOX. They had four children: Lincoln, Martha Jane, William Grant (Bill), and Joseph Hampton (Hamp), who is my g-grandfather. He divorced Louisa shortly after Joseph was born in 1873. He served with the 1st Missouri S.M. Cavalry during the Civil War and was granted a pension. I am trying to find where he came from originally, what the 'V' stands for, where he went after the divorce, if he remarried and, if so, were there any other children.

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Surnames: HUDSON HART MCATEE
Submitter: Sharon Orlowski (slorlowski@aol.com)
Date: 19 Feb 2001

I am trying to find documented prove that my great-grandfather, Hardin Obediah Sebastion HUDSON, is the son of Richard Tollivar HUDSON and Catherine Melissa MCATEE HUDSON. They lived in Harrison County. The Missouri Dept. of Health did not have his death certificate. Hardin HUDSON was b. 3/6/1862 in Slot, Missouri and died 1943 in Harrison County. He married Sarah Elizabeth HART on 1/20/1888 in Harrison County. Hardin and Sarah are buried in Mitchell Cemetery directly in front of his parents, R.T. and Catherine HUDSON. I know that these are his parents, just don't have the proof. I was wondering if they are listed on the 1870 or 1880 census or if anyone knows of an obiturary for Hardin. Any help would be appreciated.

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Surnames: KING
Submitter: Pixie Beaver (pixiebea@mail.vei.net)
Date: 15 Feb 2001

I am searching for the following family from Harrison Co., Missouri. KING, William, born 1876-77 in Missouri; married Chloe, born 1881-82 in Missouri. Children of William and Chloe KING are: Clifford, born 1903-04 in Missouri; Schuyler, born 1905-06 in Missouri; Gladys, born 1907-08 in Missouri; William, born 1910-1911 in Kansas; Archie, born 1912-1913 in Missouri; Dorthy, born 1915-16 in Missouri; Zola, born 1917-1918 in Missouri. Any information concerning this family would be very much appreciated.

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Surnames: STONER MELTON WRIGHT
Submitter: James Weldon Grace (jwg50115@yahoo.com)
Date: 11 Feb 2001

My great-grandfather, George Lewis WRIGHT, was married twice; first to Jennie Henrietta STONER (my great-grandmother), b.12 Oct 1863 in Harrison co, MO, died 1931; second marriage to Rose STONER, whom he married abt 1935. These two STONERS were both daughters of Charles STONER and Martha MELTON. Any info on Charles and Martha would be appreciated. Thank you.

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Surnames: KINKEAD
Submitter: Tom Kinkead (
tomree@tampabay.rr.com)
Date: 10 Feb 2001

Looking for information on location and date of death of my grandfather, Nathan KINKEAD. He was in the 1900 census for Harrison County. I have been told by my father, (deceased), that my grandfather was killed in an accident about 1900-1905. He also was born and was married in Harrison County.

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Surnames: HUITT
Submitter: Delores Woods (
Delores_woods@hotmail.com)
Date: 04 Feb 2001

The HUITT family relocated to Harrison County sometime after 1850. I am trying to locate the gravesite of Jefferson HUITT and his wife Hannah. It is my understanding they were in Washington Township where they remained. Any information on this family or gravesite location would be greatly appreciated.

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Surnames: BURNS CHAMBERS HANKINS BARNES HOWARD
Submitter: Barbra Chambers (MOHarris-Admin@Rootsweb.com)
Date: 04 Feb 2001

Benjamin Franklin BURNS, was born in Harrison Co, KY in 1820, migrated first to IN, where he married Elizabeth CHAMBERS, daughter of John, Jr. and Elizabeth (HANKINS) CHAMBERS. In 1844, they migrated to Mercer Co, MO and later to Harrison Co. They had 8 children, among whom were Sarah E., Amanda J., and Elizabeth. Three years after his 1st wife's death, B. F. BURNS married Rebecca Jane (BARNES) HOWARD, widow of John B. HOWARD. I would like any info about the children of Elizabeth and B. F. BURNS, and also about his 2nd wife, Rebecca.Thanks.

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Surnames: DYCHE WILHOIT BECK MULL HOUSER ANDERSON WRIGHT POE
Submitter: Helen E. Bortz (hebhunts@onemain.com)
Date: 03 Feb 2001
URL: http://skyways.lib.ks.us/genweb/mhgs/B267.htm

William M. DYCHE, b Jan. 12, 1831, Greene Co., TN; m Feb. 12, 1852, Andrew Co., MO to Mary Ann "Polly" WILHOIT, (b Mar. 13, 1834, TN; d Jan. 8, 1879, Washington Center, Harrison Co., MO) d Sept. 1, 1891, Washington Center, Harrison Co., MO. Issue: James Riley, b Sept. 1, 1853; Albert Moses, b Aug. 31, 1855; Solomon W., b Nov. 21, 1857; Amanda Elizabeth, b abt 1860, m Dave BECK; Mary Jane, b abt 1863, m David M. MULL; William Bryant, b abt 1866; Sarah Elizabeth, b abt 1869, m Jacob HOUSER; Ida Cathreine, b Dec. 1871, m William B. ANDERSON; Adaliza, m Joseph Millroy WRIGHT; Rosanna Margurete, m George POE. I need a picture of Mary Ann "Polly" WILHOIT DYCHE.

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Surnames: DENTON MIDDLETON
Submitter: Lynda Webster (lkwebster@hotmail.com)
Date: 30 Jan 2001

Looking for information on Jonas and Charity (MIDDLETON) DENTON, migrated from NC to GA to Harrison Co., MO, sometime around/after 1830.Thanks. Lyndalkwebster@hotmail.comlkwebster@mindspring.com

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Surnames: PRATER DILL WRIGHT
Submitter: James Weldon Grace (jwg50115@yahoo.com)
Date: 29 Jan 2001

Looking for info on the family of my grandfather, Glen PRATER, b. 10 Dec 1897, married to Ethel WRIGHT, died Dec 1976, Nodaway Co, MO. Glen's parents were John Allen PRATER, and Emma DILL. They are said to have lived in or around Mt Moriah, Harrison Co, when Glen was growing up. Any info could be helpful. Thanks.

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Surnames: FAIL RATHBONE
Submitter: KayLynne Sharp (glenys@quietAcre.com)
Date: 29 Jan 2001

Looking for information on Isaac FAIL, bn 1801 and died in Harrison Co. (perhaps Bethany in 1863. He was married to Electa RATHBONE in 1827 in Lawrence Co. IL. She died in Kansas. Would like to know where Isaac was born and to whom. Thank you. KayLynne

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Surnames: WRIGHT PRATER
Submitter: James Weldon Grace (jwg50115@yahoo.com)
Date: 29 Jan 2001

Looking for info on the family of my great-grandparents, George Russell WRIGHT and Jennie Henrietta WRIGHT. I know of two of their children, one being my grandmother, Ethel, b. 1899, married Glen PRATER, died Jan 1978. The other is Garland W.; last I knew he was still alive in KS. They lived in the Mt.Moriah area according to my mother. Any info would he helpful, thanks!

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Surnames: SEYMOUR PROFFITT
Submitter: Edie Taylor(et286@aol.com)
Date: 19 Jan 2001

I am trying to locate any information on John E. SEYMOUR, dob April 1868, who married Olive Jane PROFFITT,(do not know when); her dob April 1869. They had a daughter Ada Jane (my grandmother), dob Feb 1899. I have no information on them. Would love anything you may find. I do know they were on the census of 1900 Clay Township, Harrison Co, Missouri. Thanks so much.

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Surnames: BEHEE DAVIS EVINS GROVER
Submitter: Tracy (StewartTracy@email.msn.com)
Date: 18 Jan 2001

Help! Looking for my 4th great grandparents' family. George BEHEE moved from Penn. in about 1852 to Bethany, Harrison Co., Mo with his family...Susannah GROVER BEHEE and their 8 children. They remained until abt. 1875 when they moved to Leavenworth, Kansas. Would like to know more about George's siblings. My 3rd great grandfather, Sidney W. BEHEE, was listed in the 1800 Leavenworth census with his father George, but later moved back to Bethany between 1802 and 1900. He is listed in the 1900 census. Would like to learn more about Sidney's and Mary E. EVINS' children, plus more about Mary E. EVINS. I know she was born in Conn. as was her mother. My 2nd great grandmother Susan BEHEE married Daniel Thomas DAVIS in Bethany on Sept 11 1870. Would like to know more about their children...Phoebe, Mollie, Marion, Jacob Adams, and Virginia. Also,anything about Daniel's parents. I know they were born in Missouri. Thank you.

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Surnames: MELTON
Submitter: Brenda Melton (TUFFDAWGS@aol.com)
Date: 06 Jan 2001

I'm searching for relatives of my paternal grandfather, Marion Edward MELTON. The only thing I know is that he was born in Mt. Moriah, MO which is in Harrison Co., on Aug. 1, 1897. I would like to find out his parents names so I can continue my family search. Thanks for any help in advance.

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Surnames: HAMER BENDER WRIGHT
Submitter: Pat Bradley (for.the.birds@rcn.com)
Date: 02 Jan 2001

Looking for information on two sisters Sarah Jane WRIGHT HAMER, married to Jerome HAMER, and Rebecca Ann WRIGHT BENDER, married to William Harrison BENDER. Time period is 1880s to 1890s. Know the BENDERS lived in Harrison County. Thanks for any help.

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