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Daniel Estill was my great great great grandfather. I am looking for references to history of the ESTILL family in Howard county. It seems that they were large landowners. I am particularly interested in finding more about one of his sons Leonidas ESTILL.
Margo MacRobert--Sat Dec 25 18:22:42 2004
I am looking for any information regarding Anderson and Amanda BROADDUS. My Great Great Grandfather name was Anderson BROADDUS. He was married to Amanda KNAUS around 1865. They had five daughters and one son, Della born Feb 15, 1868, Anderson Jr born Nove 1863, Leona born October 1872, Harriet born 1856, Susan born. Two I know for sure where married in Fayette missouri the others I'm not certain of. I am trying to find out where my great grandparents originated. I have some belief that they may have migrated from Madison Co, kentucky as slaves or farmers with the BROADDUS family of kentucky who moved to Howard county, Missouri. I know my Great Great Grandmother Della BROADUS HALL is buried in Howard. But I'm not certain as to what cemetary. Any help will be appreciated.
Gregory Jefferson--Thu Dec 23 17:37:50 2004
Seeking proof that Nancy Jane RAWLINS (wife of Hardin COATS) was the child of John RAWLINS and Amelia Mildred (Millie) EMBREE who lived in Howard Co. early 1800's. Nancy Jane was born Feb 22, 1822. Need proof of this to conect to DAR patriot. Appreciate any help!
Char Houseman--Wed Dec 22 14:46:13 2004
Looking for father of William G CORNETT born 1818 family comes from howard county and henry county sons are william J CORNETT about 1844 Thomas Benton Cornett born 1849 lived in White Oak TWP henry County moved to arkansas johnson county city of Dickerson Mat have lived on indian Rev. from Jackie Cornett
jackie cornett--Thu Dec 16 15:58:00 2004
I am searching for parents/siblings of Fredrick HALL and his wife Martha EVANS. They were both born in Missouri. They were married March of 1861 and lived in Howard County at least up to the 1880's. He died there between 1875 and the 1880 census, as Martha was a widow then. Their daughter Frances (Fanny) married Frank SHADRICK in May of 1880. She died between 1883 and 1886. Sincerely Loma Campbell
Loma Campbell--Wed Dec 1 19:51:10 2004
Looking for Lay family in Howard Co.Mo Daniel LAY married Penelope NEAL and both died in Howard Co. Had children Jeanett, Alfred, Lennett, Nancy, Jemimia, Daniel Jr. Would love to share info with you Lucille Hastings
Lucille Hastings--Tue Nov 23 10:12:17 2004
I am looking for the descendants of William and Betsey BROWN/MCCLELLAN living in Howard County, Missouri. They lived next to James and Sarah BLACK/JACKSON. My great-grandfather, Charles BROWN was a brother of Betsey's and married Sarah Eveline JACKSON, the daughter of James and Sarah. Children of William and Betsey MCCLELLAN were Lydia, Frank, Bird, Charles, Edward, etc.
Cynthia Chambers--Mon Nov 15 16:28:39 2004
My great grandfather, James Lyons MURPHY, lived in Fayette most of his life and is buried in Walnut Ridge Cemetery. The Bureau of Vital Records in Jeff City cannot locate a death certificate for him. I show the date of death as Sep 26, 1941. I show his date of birth as Dec 25, either 1859 or 1865. He was supposedly born of Irish-born parents in New York City, however I have been unable to locate a birth certificate either. I am trying to identify the names of his parents in order to trace my ancestry back to Co. Cork, Ireland. His mother's surname was LYONS. Any help in locating any official records would be greatly appreciated. Thanks.
Gary Murphy--Mon Nov 8 15:20:29 2004
My great grandfather, Lewis TYCER, purchased land from the Federal Government in Howard County, MO in 1835; and was recorded at the county seat. Would appreciate hearing if anyone has come across any TYCER name, activity, etc in Howard County... 1832 to approx 1853. My research has Lewis TYCER living in Chariton County, leaving in 1853 on the Oregon Trail. He and a brother, Alan TYCER, came from the Nashville, TN area, approx 1832, to MO. Their father, Ellis TYCER, (my great great grandfather) was a Revolutionary War veteran, born VA, entered NC militia several times. Thanks for the help. Lewis M. Tycer in Portland, OR. Lewis M Tycer--Sat Jun 26 00:35:18 1999 NOTE my email has changed: is correct; is old, not correct. Please update my listing for me. Thank you Lew Tycer Portland, OR
Lewis Tycer--Fri Oct 29 00:59:57 2004
1900 Census Mo-Howard-Bonnefemme twp 05 June Black, J.L. with wife Nancy ?--and nephew James L.McMURRAY age13. Looking for school records for that time for James L. McMURRAY. James L. correct age would be 16 -birth 16 Nov 1884--Myers, Mo. (Mother: Manda (Black) McMurray Father: John A.McMurray-farmer) Listed at Mo State Archives. Thanks for any info that can be given about the schools. Sandy Muters
Sandra Mutert--Thu Oct 14 11:30:51 2004
Strother PRITCHETT Jr & Minnie Dixie LUZBY or LUSBY were married in Howard Co, Mo...Strother Jr. was the son of Strother P. PRITCHETT Sr who was married to Martha Ann Powell PRITCHETT on Dec 21, 1857. Martha Ann Powell PRITCHETT was born in Missouri & Strother P. PRITCHETT Sr was born in Albermarle Co, Va...One son named Strother PRITCHETT Jr married Minnie Dixie LUSBY/LUZBY but I have no date of their marriage & I would like to know about Minnie Dixie LUSBY....I don't know if they had any children born to them on their farm? My mother who is 85 & lives with me, told me she didn't beleive if they had any children or not (she didn't think so)...If anyone has any information on Strother PRITCHETT Jr & Minnie Dixie LUSBY; please let me hear from you...Thanks, D.Cheryl Wallace
D. Cheryl Wallace--Thu Oct 7 08:35:16 2004
Several years ago I was given information that Richard SECOY was listed in "A Complete List of All Lands Subject to Taxation for Howard Co., MO, Included New Madrid Grants and Spanish Grants", January 1st 1831. Louise Coutts. This was taken from Howard Co. Genealogical Society's Newsletter for March 1994. My informant also included a note saying "Howard County Deed Book C - Land given by Pres. James Monroe to Revolutionary Soldiers for their part in the conflict - This land is no.(?) of Howard County." Sometimes war record is included as well as land location." She further states, "Under New Madrid Grants - Richard SECOY. I did not see any New Madrid grants listed on your web site. Is it possible to verify the above information? Penny CULVER
Penny Culver--Tue Sep 28 19:18:28 2004
I am seeking to prove that Nancy Jane RAWLINGS/RAWLINS b 1822 d Aug 18, 1880 was the child of John W. RAWLINGS AND Mildred (Millie) EMBREE of Howard Co. MO. Her siblings were Oscar, Robert, William O. ,Washington, Melvina, Susan, Fielding, Jefferson, and Joseph. There was a Bible stating this, but I have been unable to find any trace as to where it might have been donated,etc. Nancy Jane was my gg grandmother and married to Hardin COATS . I would appreciate any help. Need this info for DAR. And would be happy to share any info I have. Char Houseman
Char Houseman--Fri Sep 24 17:38:14 2004
Edward GOOD(E)
Residents of Howard County: My ancestor arrived in Howard County Missouri by 1812 for he is listed in your History of Howard County as being in Ft. Cooper in this year. He came to Missouri from Va via Tennessee. His wife was Nancy DAUGHTERY. They had the following children, Hannibal, Rebecca, Harriet, Joseph Warren, James D., Louisa D.C. and Minor Good. I would like any information that can be obtained. Edward Moved to Jasper Texas in 1833. He is listed on the tax rolls in 1817 and on the taxable land rolls in 1831. Since he was here early in Missouri's history, hopefully there will be lots of information that I can obtain. Edward GOOD or GOODE is a desendent of John GOODE of Whitby a early colonist in Va. Any information would be appreciated. Cliff Good
Cliff Good--Wed Sep 22 00:54:37 2004
I understand children of John DOUGHERTY and Elizabeth MILES moved from Jessamine Co, KY to Howard Co, MO by 1845. I believe one of the children was William H DOUGHERTY and I would very much appreciate the date of his birth if the info is available.
William Dougherty--Mon Sep 20 13:30:27 2004
I need Help! I have searched for my g-grandfather and finally found a marriage license that is indeed puzzling to me. Sure enough everything is in order; however, it states that J.W. SKINNER and AMANDA ATKINS were from "Myers", in Howard Co. MO. I cannot find "Myers" except in Grundy Co. MO. Can anyone help me in this location matter? The year is 1889. All information is graciously appreciated. Thanks.
John Kennedy--Thu Sep 16 20:42:32 2004
YOST...PAYNE; Payne, Hayes, Fields
I am looking for any descendants or relatives of either Henry YOST or Emmy PAYNE who married Aug 15 1874 in Howard County, MO, as listed in the Colored Marriage Book. If anyone is aware of the parents of Henry YOST, I would greatly appreciate your help. I know that Emmy Payne was born in Texas, but that is about all I know. They had several children: Henrietta, Belle, George, Thomas Sawyer, Richard Sherman and Aurelia. I would be very pleased to hear from the relatives or descendants of any of the children. Thanks so much for any help that you can give me.
S. F. Tolliver--Sun Sep 12 01:33:31 2004
Richard BURTON, my great-grandfather and his wife Lettie BASKETT (my great-grandmother) are listed on the 1900 Fed Census for Missouri, Howard County, Fayette. I have traced Lettie back to 1880 where she lived with her father Walter BASKETT, her mother or stepmother (not sure) Fannie and her siblings. I cannot find any of Lettie's siblings in 1900 or beyond. I am also trying to find out if Richard BURTON and Lettie BASKETT and their families were slaves and if so who was their owner(s)?
B F Stegall--Sun Sep 5 17:54:51 2004
Looking for family of John and Emmeline(MOORE) FERGUSON who lived in Howard Co Mo. Moved there from Scott Co Ky. ca 1858, Need her death date and any children.
Susan Eades--Sat Sep 4 16:25:15 2004
Your website has a postcard of a view looking down on Glasgow from a hill. The title is "View of Glasgow from Price's Hill". Does anyone know for whom that hill was named?
Terry Glowacki--Sun Aug 1 09:43:45 2004
I was born in Howard Co. and reared in Moberly, MO. I am going to visit the Fayette Library, etc after the 4th of July. I am trying to get definite proof (for DAR) that Nancy Jane Coats nee Rawlings is the daughter of John W. Rawlins. He apparently did not leave a will and his administration and bond papers are no help. Hardin Coats and Nancy Jane were my gg grandparents. Hardin's daughter Mildred E. Coats was my grandfather Luther Craig's mother. I need only this connection to prove my lineage thru Nancy to Patriot Benjamin Holladay, Sr. If anyone can give me any tips I would be thrilled, as I have exhausted all of my ideas as to where to search, although I have not looked for deeds yet.
Charlotte (Robb) Houseman--Wed Jul 28 11:10:27 2004
I am trying to find anything relating to my grandfather and grandmother. I was told that the washington name became our last name. I have been to howard county searching. It seems as if they didn't exist from roanoke.he was married in roanoke in march of 1899 at the AME church. with Rev. Timmons. his children: GEORGE WASHINGTON JR.,FRANCES LOUISE WASHINGTON,ANNA MAE WASHINGTON,EARL KENNETH WASHINGTON,EDITH WASHINGTON. HAZEL WASHINGTON, .PLEASE HELP .TRYING TO PLAN A FAMILY REUNION. THANKS
beverlygrant--Wed Jul 28 11:16:35 2004
My grandfather and grandmother were origionally from roanoke and later to randolph county. His name was George WASHINGTON and her name was SOMETHING KATE TOMLIN. i don't have any information concerning their parents but i do know that my grandfather's dad was a slave or that his mother was of a white race I was told. my GREAT GREAT GRANDMOTHER WAS iNDIAN.I know that there is a black cemetery in roanoke called "LITTLE AFRICA" . The years would date back to the 1700 or 1800's.
beverlygrant--Wed Jul 28 17:19:36 2004
Researching family of Zachariah SHORT. b. abt. 1798 in KY. Married abt. 1825 Howard County, MO. to Mary SWEARINGEN. Dtrs. born in Howard County were Harriet, Martha, and Irene Elizabeth 1828-1833. Zachariah was executed in the Goliad Massacre in TX. 1836. Any info on this family would be appreciated.
Deborah Gallaher--Wed Jul 28 12:22:10 2004
I am looking for any information regarding an early resident of Howard County, James Swain. He may be my gggrandfather. Does anyone have information on the SWAIM or SWAIN line in Missouri?
Gary Swaim--Wed Jul 28 20:43:47 2004
I am looking for information on the Charles Ferguson family who were ex-slaves of James Ferguson. I am also trying to find out if there would be any public records of slave sales or trades. B. Ferguson Harding
B. Ferguson Harding--Wed Jul 28 18:15:48 2004
Our gg-grandfather Harrison S GWINN was appointed Postmaster at a new post office in Bluff Port, Howard Co. MO in Apr 1836. Does Bluff Port still exist? Can anyone tell me about it in that time period?
Larry--Wed Jul 28 16:40:41 2004
Hi to Missouri, I am a Kentucky researcher looking for info on a Edward WILLIAMS who was a Revolutionary War soldier who filed for a pension from Howard County, Missouri. Pension application number S17199. His pension does not give his wife's name, does anyone know who she was? Also, who were his children? Any information about this man would be greatly appreciated.
Brenda Ison--Wed Jul 28 06:24:39 2004
I am interested in two families that were in Howard County. The first is the ANDREW CATHERS family, who were there in 1870. Also the FLEMING HARRIS family who were there from 1880 through 1900. The descendants of these families later married. Both families went on the Platte County Missouri and later to Leavenworth County Kansas. Any info on them would be greatly appreciated. Thanks in advance. Cyndy Moen
Cyndy Moen--Sun Jul 18 08:41:55 2004
Jonathan Preston HARRIS and wife, Sumyramus Burnam HARRIS. J.P. Harris was born in Howard County MO 1822...father and mother were John and Alice Harris, b. in VA. J. P. and Sumyramus married in Clinton County. Old age spent in Taylor County, IA, buried in Old Memory Cemetery. Have any HARRIS researchers come across this HARRIS family in Howard County during 1820-1840 time period?
Linda Kestner--Tue Jul 13 12:53:57 2004
My ancestors, Wm. P and John T. BROWN, where listed as living in Richmond Township. I can't find this on modern maps. Where is it located? If I travel there I would like to try and find this town.
Steve Brown- -Wed Jul 7 20:26:36 2004
Harrison S GWINN married Nancy P ROOKER in Howard Co ca 1831. Does anyone connect with these families? Thanks. Larry
larry donohue--Tue Jul 6 21:40:18 2004
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