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I have seen on various sites the name of Joan Manchester in the Howard County queary section. I think she has some information to help me with the search of my family Luman A and Mary Adeline Manchester. They were first cousins I think and were married. They are my greatgrandparents. Thank you. Shirley Stafford
Shirley Stafford--Sat Jun 29 13:25:04 2002
Trying to locate records for Edward and Clifton Bondurant.
Randall Bondurant--Thu Jun 20 15:29:46 2002
Seeking information on Lewis Courtney and his family who lived in Howard Co. in early 1800's. Particularly interested in their son Caswell. Apparently have some relation to Kit Carson's family I'm trying to connect the dots (my grandpa's middle name was Carson, named after Kit).
John Courtney--Thu Jun 6 18:23:08 2002
Susanna Frances Worrell/Duncan
On May 3, 1880, My Great Grandmother Susanna Frances Duncan, or as she might have been called "Fannie" for Frances as she went by, lost her husband Coleman Covington Duncan. I know they lived in Fayette, Mo which is Howard County, Mo. My Grandmother Hattie Bell Duncan and her brother Charles Clay Duncan were from this marriage. My grandmother's brother Charles Clay Duncan # 3 died at Estill Station in Ky.... Does anyone know where coleman Covington is buried? Does anyone recognize the name of Mary Ann Woods? You may contact me at Thankyou, Cheryl Wallace
Cheryl Wallace--Wed May 22 21:29:41 2002
Silas SNOW received a land patent for 40 acres of land in Howard County in April 1843. This land is in section 3 of township 51. I am looking for any and all information about Silas and his family. This is a new lead for me.
George Porterfield--Fri May 17 20:43:53 2002
I am looking for information on my GGGrandparents, Jesse & Candace (Langston) Butler. Jesse was born 8/15/1800 and died about 1860 or 1861 in Howard County. Candace was born 5/18/1802. She may not have died until 1902. I think they were married in Howard Co 2/1/1821.
Judy Evans--Thu May 16 06:18:34 2002
Looking for information on William and Hannah Wingfield. He owned a saloon in Fayette and had a farm 3 miles north of Fayette. My grandmother Dorothy Wingfield Zumsteg lived with them from the time she was 18 until their deaths. Then she later married and she and her husband Frank Zumsteg of Glasgow lived there. The farm or Wingfield Park was sold in about 1960 to Vera Funk (well-known judge in Howard County and the next farm over.) The census lists William and Hannah from 1900 to 1920. I could not find them in 1890 so am not sure if in Howard County then or not or if I just missed their names. They had come from England around 1870 I believe. My grandmother's sister also lived with them. Her name was Jessie Wingfield. I am pretty sure that she died in England at an early age but will research this further. I am interested in where Hannah and William were buried. I think the Fayette cemetery. They were members of the Episcopal church that was in Fayette. I also would like to find out when they actually bought the farm etc. I think the original home was a log cabin that was later added onto and sided. The house is still there. The lake is still there but I do not think that many of the other outbuildings etc. are there any longer. I have a book from 1905 of Howard County that has a picture of Major Wingfield with a bass caught in the lake (my sister has that bass that was stuffed, mounted, and framed.)I am more than happy to share any information in my possession about Wingfield's. I lived on that farm from 1951 to 1960. My mother, Jessie Zumsteg, and her husband (Leon Roberts) moved to the farm from Columbia to help my grandmother. Please let me know if I can help in any way and let me know where else I might find information.
Dawn Owings--Thu May 9 18:32:46 2002
Looking for Abner OFFINEER family. He was married to Celeste HEFFELFINGER. Celeste HEFFELFINGER is daughter of William HEFFELFINGER. She also had a sister, Olive Ann HEFFELFINGER b. 1850 Ashland Co., OH; d. 1924 Morgan Co., MO. Olive Ann married John H. WEBSTER, son of John N. WEBSTER and Sarah WALLICK. I find that Abner and Celeste had a number of children, namely, Tula from New Franklin, Howard Co., MO. Please contact me at Thanks. Mary
Mary Webster--Thu May 2 10:32:42 2002
I am looking for any information about my gr-grandmother Amanda BARBEE, born 1828, Howard County, Mo. On her death cert. her father was listed as Thomas Barbee. She was married in Linn County, Mo. to John Russell.
Marilyn Barrow--Mon Apr 29 22:08:57 2002
I am looking for the father of Edmond Riley LEE, born 1823, who was from Howard county in 1843, married Nancy ANDERSON and moved to Linn county, MO. I believe that William LEE of Howard county may be his father. I am unable to find any will. He is on the tax records in 1930.
Dorothy Eichbaum--Sun Apr 28 23:14:06 2002
I am looking for info on my ggrandfather, Luman Andrew MANCHESTER probably born 1829 in Howard County, Missouri. I understand from my aunt that he married a first cousin by the name of Mary Adeline, or Adeline MANCHESTER. Supposidly they were married prior to leaving for either OR or CA. My gmother was Jessie Viola b. 3/20/1878, and her siblings were George Peabody and Julia Adeline MANCHESTER. Any help out there?
Shirley Stafford--Thu Apr 25 16:19:28 2002
I am looking for any information on the Wardens and Barnetts, (African Americans) originally form Howard County, Moniteau township during the late 1860's and early 1870's any information will be greatly appreciated
Helen Sherres--Tue Apr 9 19:52:52 2002
John T. Stemmons was born in Howard County, MO in 1828. His parents were Stephen Stemmons and Nancy Pipes who are buried in Howard County. John Stemmons married Mildred A. Deering/Dearing in 1863 in Boone County, MO. He served in the Civil War on the Union side. They eventually settled in Montgomery County. I am trying to find the lineage of their niece, Anne E. Stemmons, who appears in a census with them in 1880 in Montgomery County. She may be the child of a sibling of John T. Stemmons. All of his siblings seem to have been born in Howard County, MO. I would appreciate any
Judith K. Arthur--Fri Apr 5 06:32:29 2002
Help!! I am trying to find my family from Howard County. My ggrandfather, Robert Thomas Quinley married Etta Luella Bowman. Her name is listed as both Etta and Luella, I belive they where married in Howard county. They had two daughters, Gladys Opal and Mable Pearl. Etta died about 1954 in Pueblo Colorado. I know that Robert Thomas had still in Howard County when he left there. I would like to find out more about my ggrandmother, Etta. Robert Thomas parents where, William R. Quinley and Mary C. Pulliam. Robert Thomas was born 1/26/1868 and he always said he could have married either Etta or her mother so he must have been between their ages. Their daughter Mabel was born 12/21/1895 in Howard County. If this sound like your family I really could use the help. Thank you, Janet
Janet O'Brien--Sun Mar 3118:36:34 2002
Looking for help in researching Howard County area of Glasgow. Time element around 1900 plus or minus. Surname is Schwab, either John Martin Schwab or Martin J. Schwab......married Helena Catherine Windmeier in Saline City (Saline Co.) 1891. Worked at Arrow Rock as blacksmith until wagon shop moved to Glasgow around 1900. He and family apparently moved with wagon shop. Children were William Martin Schwab 1892 Arrow Rock and E. H. Schwab about 1901 in Glasgow. Both parents are buried in Slater/Gilliam area. Need any information from Howard County area or immigration records 1866 or parents of John Martin/Martin J. Schwab....any help or information will be greatly appreciated including obit on him......thanks so much. Larry Wilson or
Larry Wilson--Sun Mar 3108:51:58 2002
I am looking for the location of head stones or graves of the DEHAVEN family around the Rocheport area & the PIPES property in Howard Co.
Jerry Snell--Thu Mar 28 08:35:00 2002
Will someone tell me how to find the Harvey Cemetery in Howard County? One of my ancestors, Elizabeth Lee, died 1838, was buried there. Thanks, Pat
Pat McMullin--Tue Mar 19 19:19:57 2002
I'm searching for James Burks (b. appx 1850s) who mar' Anne Eliz. Wallace ( IN or Howard Co, MO July 1858, d. 10 July 1932 in Saline Co, MO (no info of their mar' date). They had 2 sons, James Isaac Burks (b. IN 15 June 1875, d. 1 Jan. 1939) & Jesse B. (b. Aug. 1885, d. ?) Eliz. was found on 1870 Howard Co, Census (age 12).She is bur' in Saline Co, MO w/2nd hus' Pressley A. Rader (b. 1863, d. 1927) Any info of 1st hus' James Burks most welcome. Jeannine Burks
Jeannine Burks--Sat Mar 9 19:53:02 2002
Looking for information on my ancestors: David Montgomery b. ca 1794, KY and wife Nancy Milsap b. ca 1803 Ky., married 15 May 1827, Howard Co. MO. Children: S.M Montgomery (female) b. ca 1826, Mary A., b. ca 1828, Josaphine b. ca 1831, Wm. b. ca 1832, Amanda J. b. ca 1834, Jane b 24 Feb 1837, Jno b. ca 1838, James b. ca 1839, E. b. ca 1842, Rebecca b. ca 1844, Nancy? b. 1847. David Montgomery is listed in Howard Co. census records for 1830, 1840, 1850, 1860. (in Prairie Twp in 1860) Is James Montgomery listed 1820, 1830, 1840, census the same as Jon Montgomery age 85, b. NC listed in 1850. Could he be the father of David Montgomery. Jane Berthet Montgomery b. 1837, dau. of David and Nancy married John Pool, b. Ireland.
Pat Montague--Thu Mar 7 23:03:21 2002
Looking for any information concerning the Schwab family who immigrated from Germany 1866. One son (maybe the only born 09-26-1865, Germany) was employed at W. A. Wells as a blacksmith, around 1890 in Arrow Rock. In about 1900 company moved to Saline City. Martin J. (or J.Martin) Schwab married Helena "Lena" Catherine Windmeier and lived in Glasgo City during the 1900 and 1910 census. They both died in 1933, buried in Slater City Cemetery. Any information would be of great help. Thanks in advance.....Howard County was place of residence is all I have. Larry Wilson
Larry Wilson--Thu Mar 7 16:06:49 2002
I'm looking for any information regarding Asa Q. Thompson who settled in Prairie Township in 1821. There is also a George Q. Thompson who apparently settled with him - but I don't know the relationship. I am assuming a brother or father. Thanks for the help.
Gayle Dean--Tue Mar 5 19:03:42 2002
Looking for information on Peter DAVIS. Peter Davis, b. Sept. 18, 1832, Garrard Co. KY, d. Jul. 9, 1894, Glasgow, Howard County, MO. Married (probably second wife), July 17, 1865 to Sarah Elizabeth GALLEMORE, b. Feb. 26, 1842, d. Oct. 1, 1937, Boonsboro, Howard County, MO. Children: Allison Davis + Mary Olive Miller; Virgil Davis; Luman Davis; Ethel Davis + Snoddy; Joseph Davis + 1st Sudie Hannon, 2nd Susie Pauline Cantrell; Maud Davis + Thomas V. Vines; Jonathan Davis + Mary May Estill; Sterling Davis + Julia K.; Sadie E. Davis; James Davis; Mary E. Davis; George Mason Davis, May have married 1st, Ann E. Gay, children Matty, Stanton, and Harrison. John Overfelt, Centralia, MO
John Overfelt--Sun Mar 3 16:12:22 2002
Looking for Moses Stout HART known tobe in Howard co, in 1835 when my great grand mother Angeline Virginia HART was born. all else that I know of him is that he died in MO ca 1835-1845. Associated family members include his wife, Phoebe Cline HART, dau Elizabeth, and possible a son , John. Also a brother named John. Thank you. Family came from Lewis Co., Ky., and Randolph Co., W. Va.
Jim Bogener--Thu Feb 28 05:43:10 2002
Looking for info on names Joseph Boulanger, Sarah Cronk/Boulanger, Isaac Cronk. Years 1865-1875 Thanks for the info. mardie
Mardie Bell--Wed Feb 27 21:14:25 2002
I have been looking for information on my Grandfather, William Short Thompson's ancestors. He was born 1884 or 1885 in Howard County, MO. I looked at the Howard County Census for 1900 and found the following family. I don't know if they connect to him but I would like to know if anyone knows this family.They had 8 children and six lived.(Fayette City, Howard County, Mo. Richmond Township.)John's parents came from Missouri and Virginia. His wife Emma's parents came from Kentucky and Virginia. John Thompson, b. September, 1861, Missouri. Wife: Emma... B.October, 1864, Missouri. Children:
Maggie b. November, 1882
William b. September, 1884
Georgia b. June, 1886
Claude b. November, 1888
Charles b. September 1894
unknown name of daughter, b. April, 1900
Thank You, Mary Wallace
Mary Wallace--Wed Feb 27 20:49:40 2002
I am searching for info on Essmans and Coxes from Howard and Gentry counties, William Essman , David Essman , father of Stella Essman who married a Cox in either locales, Her father David Essman passed away in 1940,Has a brother Charles L Essman, any Leads or info appreciated.
Louella Painter--Sat Feb 23 11:33:58 2002
I have David Isaacs on the 1850 census at 52 married to Dicey Lawless..daughter Luvicy Swan Isaacs I think...can anyone help me on Davids ancestry? I have descendants to share.
Mary McCune--Thu Feb 21 17:58:20 2002
My father's family operated a general store in New Franklin in the 1920's and 1930's. His Father, Thomas D Shields Sr. was an engineer on the KATY. If you're able to share any informaiton about him or his family. Please do.
T. D. Shields--Wed Feb 20 19:15:24 2002
Temperance MCALESTER was listed as Head of Household in 1830 Census of Howard Co. living next door to her brother, James Jackson. Census lists three male children and 2 females children in household. Temperance moved to Howard County in abt. 1828 and she died in 1834 and buried Glasgow One of her sons was named...Brightberry . Trying to confirm that William(b. 1814 in Ky) was her son and also names of her other children and birth days if possible..
Jerry Hendricks--Sun Feb 17 08:22:06 2002
I am working on the WILSON family that lived in Bonne Femme Township from 1840 - 1880 (perhaps beyond). The father, David, was a farmer and a schoolteacher as were his children. My question is: Can anyone tell me what cities were located in Bonne Femme township? The land they owned was in both Howard and Randolph county. Some of the family lived in Higbee, Mo in the early 1900's. I appreciate your help with this.Karen
Karen Levin--Fri Feb 15 13:56:47 2002
I am looking for further information on Joel William Morris b. 3/8/1806 KY d. 6/16/1862 MO (my g,g,g, grandfather). He married Rachel Creason b. 10/20/1818 NC d. 4/6/? MO They had the following children
William Francis b. 4/23/1836(?) MO d. 9/22/1918 OK married Julia Ann Howard and they had at least one child: Joel William Morris
George b. about 1839 MO
Nathaniel b. 7/26/1842 MO d. 10/18/1862 MO
Frances b. about 1845
Josh b. about 1847
Rebecca b. about 1849
Am looking for more information on this family and parents. Thank you
Andrea--Tue Feb 12 16:44:13 2002
I am seeking information about an old Catholic church. I am told that there was a "St. Mary Catholic Church in Glasgow Mo. Howard Co. It is down 240 HWY across the Missouri River up on the hill." Would someone living in Saline County travel to Glasgow in 1870 to go to church? They are buried in New Frankfort Cemetery and Slater Cemetery. Does anyone know how far it would be from Arrow Rock to Glasgow or any idea when St. mary's was founded? Thank youin advance, Susan
Susan--Mon Feb 11 17:12:39 2002
J.T. AMBROSE died 25 March 1916 in Howard County, MO. There is no death certificate listed at the Missouri Department of Health Bureau of Vital Records. Can you advise me as to where I might find his death certificate in Howard County. I know James Thomas AMBROSE died at home, near Lloyds Station, a doctor was in attendance, and there was a scandal about a death bed confession published in several Howard County Newspapers. I would appreciate any advice about an alternative route for finding his death certificate. Sincerely, Judith King
Judith King--Mon Feb 11 10:10:14 2002
First of all I want to apologise for my bad English. My name is Patrick Lernout. I live in Belgium in the city of Waregem. In our city is the US Miltary Cemetery "Flanders Field". This is a cemetery with soldiers of World War 1. As I am interested in the history of World War 1, I got the idea of writing a book about those soldiers, who gave their lives for our freedom. Of course I need a lot of searching work to do about their lives and I am also looking for (copies of) photos of them.
So, why am I writing this letter to you ? One of the soldiers buried here is DAVIS SAMUEL A Jr. He was from Fayette. I wonder if you could help me with information and photos (again, copies of course) about him. He belonged to the 361st Inf Rgt, 91st division and was killed 1st of november 1918. Thank you in advance Patrick Lernout Drafstraat 15 8790 WAREGEM BELGIUM
Patrick Lernout--Fri Feb 8 14:16:40 2002
Looking for info for a male Anderson, said to be born in Howard County, Mo. probably around 1840. Possible first name --Doak or some form of that name. Rumor was he died at Rock Island, Il. during Civil War. No proof----- Children:Charles,half brother; to Samuel Price Anderson and Sarah Anderson. Samuel is listed in the 1870 Chariton county, Mo. census along with Charles and Sarah -under the household of: Clark Noble and Myra Edwards. Any info appreciated. We can find no definite trace of Samuel's father, my great grandfather. Bonnie bonnie
Bonnie Husman--Wed Feb 6 13:19:29 2002
Looking for information about John and Price Arnold, married 22 MAR 1818 in Howard County. Believed that they later migrated to East Tn. Any help greatly apprecitated!
Judi A. Arnold--Tue Feb 5 15:29:26 2002
We are looking for any information on the parents of Sarah E. Parks. She was born 9 jul 1854 in Forest Green, Chariton, Mo.; Married to William A. DeHaven abt. 1880. Also any documentation of a previous marriage of William A. to a Mary E. Knox. Thank You. Jerry Snell
Jerry Snell--Fri Feb 1 06:48:09 2002
I was wondering who I might contact regarding a family which lived in neighboring Saline County and may have had family move to Howard County? I am referring to the KAPELLER Family which lived in Cambridge, Saline County in 1900. They had moved to Missouri by 1869...I am missing some brothers and sisters of Florian Kapeller (sometimes spelled Koepeller). They left Milwaukee, Wisconsin and settled in Missouri, but I don't know where. If anyone knows of any family members or living descendants, please ask them to contact me.
Susan--Tue Jan 29 09:11:54 2002
I am looking for information on an Elizabeth Harrison who was age 16 on the 1860 Howard County census. She was living with a Joshua & Elizabeth Ira. Also it listed another Elizabeth Harrison age 60, not sure if this was the younger Elizabeths mother or possibly her grandmother. I think this Elizabeth age 16 in 1860 is the same Elizabeth listed in 1850, age 6 with her father Ammanuel age 55 from N.M., mother E. age 36 from TN, and her sister A.L. age 6 also, not sure if they were twins or not. But in the 1860 census I do not find Ammanuel Harrison, only the 2 Elizabeths living with the Ira family. Any info on these people is greatly appreciated.
Julia Dodson--Thu Jan 24 16:49:13 2002
I am looking for information on Daniel MUNRO, Sr. He is my gggg-gf. Was born abt 1758. Some say in Scotland, but others say in perhaps Virginia. He was married twice. First wife's name was Eleanor and was married to Sarah Frazier. He died in 1824 is buried in the Clarks Chapel Cemetary in Howard Co., Mo. What I'm trying to find out is who his parents are and what was his first wife, Eleanor's maiden name. And/or any other information I can get. Jeanie Attenhofer
JEANIE ATTENHOFER--Mon Jan 21 12:47:15 2002
I am looking for the ancestors and descendants of Meredith Walker WILHOIT m. to Mary STUCK in Howard CO, MO in 1857. They lived there through the 1860 census where they were listed with one child, Emma R. and then moved to Chariton CO. where they remained and are buried in Dalton. They had a second child, Horace. Emma m. Frances Fremont Williams and Horace m. Mary Alice Cuddy.
Terri Carlson--Sat Jan 19 14:12:36 2002
I am looking for a George Washington Morgan who married a Susan Dunivan. George was born in 1814 and Susan b.1824. Both born in VA. but exact location unknown. Married in 1840 in Howard County and had 10 children. George d.1863 and Susan d.1879. The family is on the 1860 Census in Chariton County and Susan and children were last found in Howard County on the 1870 Census. I would like to know if they are buried in Missouri and who their parents were and where they were from in Va. Their oldest child was William Meredith Morgan b.1842 in MO and d.1904 in MO. He married a Mary Kaiser in 1866 and she was b.1849 in MO and d.1931 MO. They are both buried in Washington Cemetery in Glasgow. Thanks for any help or leads you can give me. George Counter
George Counter --Wed Jan 9 12:11:01 2002
Seeking information about Joel & Margaret Kirtley BUFORD TWYMAN who lived newr Steinmetz, Howard County, MO 1870-1880. They are my third great grandparents, and I am searching for burial location.
Kathy THrelkeld--Tue Jan 1 19:20:52 2002
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