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Researching my great grandparents, Dennis THROP and Elizabeth Elvira PROFFIT both of whom I believe had connections in Howard Co. Dennis THROP was born 1818 in Saline County, Missouri and died 08 April 1891 in Near New Prospect Church, Saline County, Missouri. [Parents unknown] He married (1) Emily BOTTS 21 January 1843 in Howard Co, Missouri. She was born 27 May 1818 in Kentucky, and died 18 April 1857. He then married (2) Elizabeth Elvira PROFFIT 17 June 1868 in Saline Co, Missouri. She was born 17 February 1838 in Howard Co, Missouri, and died 12 February 1901 in Ayres, Missouri. Dennis THROP may be related to William, John, Josiah or James THORP (note the spelling difference!) who settled north of the river in Howard Co in the spring of 1810 along with Lieut-Col Benjamin Cooper all from Madison Co, KY. If anyone has data on Dennis THROP or Elizabeth PROFFIT, I really like to hear from you. I can be reached at Gary Babler
Gary Babler--Thu Dec 30 21:06:20 1999
I'm looking for any information on a William H. HUGHES and his father Austin HUGHES who were residing in Howard County as late as April 15 1886. At that time William was 33 yrs old and Austin was age 87. I believe Austin died and is buried somewhere in Howard Co. most likely near or in Armstrong. Austin was born on Ky and later migrated to Indiana as a child and later to Menard Co. Ill at the time of the Civil War. All leads and assistance are appreciated. Would share all I have with any of their descendants. ------------Johnny
Johnny Hughes--Thu Dec 30 20:14:40 1999
I am looking for John WOLFE was born about 1790 in PA. He passed away about 1851, MO. He married Lucy (also called Lou Ann) PARROTT. Grandmother Lucy was born about 1790 Blount Co., AL. She passed away about 1856 or 1857. Grandmother Lucy was full or half Native American. Possibly Cherokee or Creek or another Native American Tribe, but we are led to believe Cherokee. Children are:
A. ( I don't know if this is a son or a daughter)
Joe (Possibly Joeseph)
James Wesley - B. 1826 near Woolridge, Cooper Co., MO. He married Sallie STREET, Nov. 28, 1851, MO. He passed away Feb. 10, 1875, MO.
Annie (also called Lou Ann) WOLFE - B. about 1825 MO. She married John ROBINSON (ROBISON. She passed away May 4, 1893, MO.
My cousin was doing a research paper and came accross some letters that was waiting for him at the postoffice. The papers she looked at were from 1816 to 1829 in the original town of Franklin, Howard Co., MO. Any information on the WOLFE family, PARROTT Family, ROBINSON (ROBISON) family will be very greatful. Please email me due to me not coming to the forms that often, due to me traveling with my husband who is a truck driver. Thank you for your time and help. Susan
Susan R. Robinson--Wed Dec 15 12:48:09 1999
I am looking for info about the family of Malinda SWITZER, b Apr 1872, d Omaha, NE 1918. Married (1) James Samuel Vanesler, probably in MO, and (2) George BRUNER. My grandmother, Alice Vanesler, was b 13 Aug 1887 in Franklin, Howard Co, MO. Spelling of SWITZER was obtained from Alice V. GRAY's social security application. Any help will be most appreciated!
Susan Croyle--Mon Dec 13 18:57:22 1999
I am interested in obtaining information re. George C. GREER, born in Fayette, Mo on June 27, 1889 - father Richard born in Matoon, Ill. mother Carrie DODSON. George and Richard died at Omaha, Ne. in the 1940's. Please contact me if you have any info. Name maybe misspelled, 1900 census had it as Grear. Thank you.
Violet--Sat Dec 4 04:44:11 1999
Zachariah BARNETT m. Nancy JACKMAN 1808, Mercer Co., KY. The migrated to Howard Co. in 1819 with Soloman and Samuel BARNETT. Others who came with them from KY included Porter JACKMAN, the WHITES, STINSONS, SMITHS and GRAYS. Need help in finding other siblings of Zack and Nancy and any other children from their marriage.
Larry Barnett--Fri Dec 3 18:25:31 1999
Researching the PUETT family residing in Howard County in the late 1800s. Elisha PUETT (1809-1877) ran a grocery and stagecoach stop, wife Harriet LEE died abt. 1874. His oldest son was William Penn PUETT (1832-1029), married to Sarah Esther BOONE. I'm seeking confirmation of parents of Elisha PUETT, could be either Joseph PUETT and Betsy MOORE or Coleman PUETT and Judith MOORE, all originally from Parke/Monroe Co., Indiana. Also, need parents of Sarah Esther BOONE PUETT, Elisha's daughter-in-law, 1837-1909, buried in Newton County.
Sandy Cotter--Sun Nov 28 16:56:45 1999
John CUNNINGHAM moved to Howard Co. about 1817 with his parents. In 1825 he married Delina PADGETT dau of William PADGETT and Hannah EVANS. John went to California in 1851 to search for gold and died there in 1852. I can't find out who his parents were. His son William F. CUNNINGHAM was married to (Mrs) Sarah Jane BAILEY, William served as a Captain under General Sterling PRICE in the civil war, he also was Grange Master for Maple Grove Grange in 1874. His son Sidney also served under General PRICE and was a Physician as well, he was married to Mary D. WOODS. Sidney was County Clerk around 1880. John's son Enoch B. CUNNINGHAM (my gggrandfather) was married to Irene ROPER dau of William ROPER and his wife Maranda. She was grandaughter of Jesse Mims ROPER and Catherine WILLIAMS. Enoch was appointed Postmaster of Glasgow on Jan 20,1871. John's son John P. CUNNINGHAM was also Postmaster from 1875 to 1882, he was Cashier of Howard County bank, appointed in 1882, he and 43 others formed a stock company and were charter members and built the Palmer House Hotel in Glasgow, at that time the largest and most elegant hotel in Missouri, it opened on March 9, 1883. John's daughter Hannah married Joseph PROCTOR and his daughter Henrietta married DeMarcus GEORGE. Son George married Josephine MOBERLY. I know this is long, but I have been trying to find Johns parents for about 20 years now and hopefully someone out there knows something about at least one of these people and can get me on the right track. Thanks for any help you can give. Georgia Murray
Georgia Murray--Sat Nov 27 00:09:35 1999
Looking for any info on a Dr. Walter A. BOYD who lived and practiced medicine in/around Myers, Howard Co., MO, between 1867/68 and 1881. His wife was Lucy CANADA BOYD and their children were Housen (Howsen) Canada BOYD, Walter Massa BOYD, and William Keith BOYD. William is the only child born in Howard Co.; Bunker Hill near Myers. They are listed on the 1870 and 1880 census records for Bonne Femme TWP. Any info on him, a bio, news articles, contacts for records,or whatever, would be appreciated. I have found nothing, so far, in the records you list for Howard Co.
Sandra Boyd Lipsey--Sun Nov 21 20:36:29 1999
Sarah Jane BISHOP, (birth name), b. ca. 1833, Ohio, d. Aug. 2, 1874, Howard Co., MO. Sarah Jane was adopted by Thomas A. GRIGSBY and wife, Sarah Ann (WAYLAND) GRIGSBY. When and where? Sarah Jane, age 16, was on the 1850 Howard Co., MO census with the GRIGSBY'S and listed with her birth name of BISHOP. Was she adopted after that? Or could she have been at an age when adopted, she was allowed to keep her birth name? Although, she used the GRIGSBY name when she married Shelton Rice BISWELL on Sept. 16, 1858 in Howard Co., MO. Could she have been a niece of Thomas or his wife, Sarah? The next question is -who were her parents, and what happened to them? Did she have siblings? The GRIGSBY'S moved from Ohio to Howard Co. in 1838. Did Sarah Jane's parents move as well when the Grigsby's did? Or was Sarah Jane already living with the GRIGSBY'S when they left Ohio? It is understood she was adopted in Howard Co. This is a big mystery in our family, and would like to try and solve it. I appreciate any and all response. Thank you. Jean Phillips
Jean Phillips--Mon Nov 15 18:31:15 1999
I am looking for a manuscript entitled "Tink: The Story of Timothy "Tink" COOLEY a 19 Centuruy Missourian". I have an excerpt from this manuscript but would like to have the whole article. Tink COOLEY came to Howard Co. Missouri, with his father James COOLEY in 1811.They settled in Old Franklin Mo. His father James COOLEY ran a tavern, or inn, and was the proprietor of a race tract called The Spanish Needle Race Tract. Timothy Tink COOLEY lived in Howard Co. until 1832 when he moved to Macon Co. Mo. Tink and Kit CARSON were friends and made two trips to Santa Fe by wagon train together. Any help or ideas would be appreciated. Chuck Cooley
Chuck Cooley--Sat Nov 13 13:53:13 1999
Looking for the Children of William HENSLEY and Polly HERRINGTON they were married Nov. 3, 1822 in Howard County, MO. I have reason to believe that they had a daughter Nancy Jane HENSLEY, that married Philo BEERS February 07, 1845, in Washington County, MO. Any help is appreciated Please e-mail Jan
Jan Verhaal--Sat Nov 6 15:53:53 1999
Searching for information on John HENRY and R.C. HENRY listed on 1840 Howard County census. Looking for connection to John W. HENRY who married Jerushia BEASLEY on Oct. 2, 1842 in Howard County. John W. HENRY is my GG Grandfather. John W. and Jerushia had two children in Howard County then moved to Tennessee sometime before 1849, where their third child was born, in Tennessee. email
Gary Harlow--Sun Oct 31 23:07:43 1999
hi looking for my grandchildren mother side of the family on Kenneth LAKEY has sent me some Info on this family that was iin Howard Co., Mo., and Boonslick co., Mo., Leloa Margaret LEAKEY or LAKEY, m Floyd BUSTER will share frankie do not have much on the buster line one daughter Pat Buster KING m Chrles Edward KING that Died today 10/31/1999 thank you frankie Jones in tulsa ok
frankie Jones--Sun Oct 31 11:48:36 1999
We are trying to find a missing link to a Dabney MAUPIN. We are trying to find his children....Thanks.
Isabel Cobb--Sat Oct 30 19:58:04 1999
I am looking for info on the ELKIN families in Howard County, Boonslick or Richmond Tnshps, beginning 1825. I am specifically seeking the names of the older children of John G., and any of Zachariah. Any info would be appreciated.
Susan--Thu Oct 28 21:16:50 1999
Looking for PRICE, STEPP, and STAPP families with connections to Howard County, Missouri. If you have anyone believed related to William Barber PRICE who past away Aug of 1868 in Bates Co. Mo. Or if you have information on one, Larkin PRICE, his son, please get intouch. There was also a son Dr. James Banard PRICE who served with Gen. Sterling PRICE. Thank you for your help from Oregon.
Edward L. Price--Mon Oct 25 10:26:04 1999
My gggrandfather (Mathias Henry BABLER), wife (Columbina) and nine children immigrated from Switzerland in the mid 1800's, spent a short time in New Orleans, then in Hannibal, MO before settling in Saline CO in central Mo. Are there any signs of their presence in Howard Co around this time? Where should I look?
Gary Babler--Sun Oct 24 10:35:04 1999
Looking for information on my great grandfather, David MONTGOMERY who is listed on the Howard Co., MO 1850 and 1860 census with his parents James and Mary Montgomery. David was born in Howard Co. about Sept. 1842. James MONTGOMERY's place of birth is listed as KY and his mother Mary's (maiden name unknown) is listed as VA. David Montgomery married Emily Ann MURPHY on June 11, 1863 and they moved to Carroll Co., MO about 1870. Any information would be appreciated. Thanks.
Pat Thompson--Sat Oct 23 10:55:46 1999
Looking for information of the PARENTS of Dr. George E (Ely) CHINN, born in either Fayette or Harrison County, Kentucky, on or about June 16, 1834. He married (1) a Polly GLINN from Kentucky in 1852 [she died in 1865]; he married (2) Amanda L. SETTLE(S) [of Cooper County, Missouri] about 1868. He lived in both Johnson and Howard Counties, Missouri, and believed to have died in the latter. I'm trying to tie him in with his CHINN family in Kentucky Thanks for any information. Please respond to me at Thanks for any help. Mike Murray
Mike Murray--Tue Oct 19 17:56:41 1999
Searching for family connection to Jerushia BEASLEY; married John W. HENRY Oct. 2, 1842 Howard County, Missouri. email address
Gary Harlow--Thu Oct 14 16:37:53 1999
Looking for any information about William Thompson REDMAN, II born 27 April 1863 in New Franklin, Howard County, MO. Died 13 May 1940 Owasso, OK. Married Martha Belle DODSON 1890. Children Francis Cleveland born Mar 1892, Nina Belle born Oct 1895, William Thompson, III, born Aug 1898, and Roy Robert, born Sept 1902, all in New Franklin. Father William Thompson REDMAN, I, born 1806 in KY, married Zerelda Melvina ? born Aug 1825 KY.
Violet Redman--Sun Oct 10 19:43:36 1999
I am just getting started with genealogy and have run into a block. We discovered after my grandparents, Lee Bailey WELLS and Nettie Lucille (CROPP) WELLS, deaths that my grandmother was adopted. Her parents as I know of them were John Robert CROPP and Missouri Belle (MOBLEY) CROPP. According to my records, Nettie was born July 15, 1895, in Howard County, MO. Any information about the adoption and her biological parents, would be greatly appreciated. Since I'm just getting started, I don't have a lot to share, but share anything I have found about above surnames.
Mary Kay (Wells) Holton--Sat Oct 9 17:36:23 1999
Still looking for information on the SEARS, KIRBY and MCCLANAHAN families of Howard. See my October 19 1998 Query. David Dunn.
David Dunn--Fri Oct 8 17:36:12 1999
Looking for information on my g-grandparents. Obediah Bonds BURRIS m. Sarah S. ROSE, 27 August 1874, Howard Co. I have record of them in the 1880 census Chariton Township. Census records also show Obediah in 1860 & 1870 but no parents. Known children named John Oliver BURRIS, Adger Bernice BURRIS and Docia BURRIS. Came to CA pre 1890, Obediah, Uncle Ollie and Adger my grandmother stayed. Sarah(Sally) and Docia returned to MO where Docia m. Charlie GREEN. She d. 1973 Macon Co. Any information appreciated.
Joyce Westmyer--Fri Oct 8 12:02:14 1999
Seeking inf. on Andrew Newton WILHITE, bn 1823, d 1870 Howard Co Mo, md 1846 to Mary Ann JACKSON; ch. David H. b 1847; Sarah E. b 1849; Allis b 1850; Julia Woods, b 1852; Wade J, b 1853; Fielding E, b 1855 and Mary Anna b 1857. Would like to exchange inf. on the above families. Barbara K
Barbara Kemm--Tue Sep 28 17:22:19 1999
Matilda Jane CARSON lived in Howard County with her family and famous brother Kit CARSON. What became of her? Who did she marry, etc.?
Victor P Scott--Tue Sep 28 07:52:27 1999
I'm looking for information on my great-grandparents: John Bailey McBRIDE, b. abt. 1855 and Frances Elnora HILL McBRIDE, b. abt. 1858. Also for my great-uncle, Jott W. McBRIDE, b. abt. 1852. From at least 1888-1900 they were in Howard Co., MO. Thank you.
Betsy--Sun Sep 26 19:57:08 1999
I am looking for my ancestors. some of the are from Boone Co and Howard Co. the following ancestors are from Howard Co. Second Great Grandfather: Solomon ROBINSON/ROBISON, B.?, D.?, M. Sarah Ann SIMMS June 12, 1862. Children:
Ettie J. - B. est. 1867 Howard Co. MO D. very young.
William Thomas - B. March 21, 1872 Howard Co MO. D. Feb. 5, 1946 New Franklin Howard Co., MO Sulphur Springs Church Cem. Howard Co., MO. M. Pearl PUGH
James Wesley - B. est. 1877 Howard Co.,MO D. Jan. 6, 1922 Howard Co., MO. Ebenezer cem. Howard Co., MO. M. Maudie Ann CALVERT July 12, 1908 Howard Co., MO. (My great Grandparents)
Kate Cassidy - B.est. 1879/80 D. very young
Solomon (Sol-Sollie) - B. April 17, 1883 Howard Co., MO. D. Feb. 8, 1953 Columbia, Boone Co.,MO. Memorial Cem. Columbia, Boone Co.,MO. M. Annie Rice CALVERT Aug. 25,1908
Lula Pearl - B. Dec. 23, 1884 Howard Co.,MO D. June 14, 1965 Howard Co., MO. Sulphur Springs Church Cem. Howard Co.,MO. M. (1) William CALVERT April 17, 1903 (2) John Edward CALVERT

Great Grandfather: James Wesley Robinson/Robison See info above. Children:
Sarah Ann - B. June 25,1909 Howard Co.,MO D. Oct. 7, 1976 Columbia, Boone Co., MO. Memorial Cem. Columbia, Boone Co., MO. M. Julius Bradford CRANE Dec. 24, 1924 (My grandparents)
Lula Pearl - B. Oct. 5, 1910 Howard Co.,MO D.? M. (1) Garland Warren CRANE (2) Ernest Richard SMITH (3) Chester Warren CODE
Lilly May - B. est 1911/12 Howard Co., MO. D. very young. Ebenezer Cem. Howard Co.,MO
Susan R.--Sat Sep 25 21:11:19 1999

Looking for John Stewart JONES, born abt. 1805 in Grainger Co., TN. Married abt 1827 in Howard Co., MO to Elizabeth Frances LEE (born abt. 1806 in KY). Mother Lurane Stewart JONES possibly died in Howard Co., MO bef 1830. Father John JONES Jr. born abt 1775, no other data on him. A son, Charles Wesley JONES, was born in Boone Co., MO in 1837.
JhaRee Miller--Sat Sep 25 20:16:18 1999
John J. RALEY was living in Missouri on the 1870 Missouri cen somewhere with sons Simon and Solomon. I haven't been able to locate him in Missouri. I did find a John RALEY listed on the 1870 Howard Co, Glasgow, MO census index; but do not know if this is him. John RALEY was marr in Washington Co, KY cir 1848 to Mary MURPHY. Mary may have died in childbirth of twins Solomon & Simon abt 1854?? John RALEY & Mary MURPHY's children were: Nancy 1848, Susan Ann & Julia Ann 1850, James 1852, Simon 1854, Solomon 1854. Seeking any info which can help me locate this family. Thanks, K Hembree
Kathy Hembree--Sat Sep 25 05:21:29 1999
I'm looking for information on my GGGGrandfather James H. DULANEY who came to Howard County from Kentucky in 1826. His son William P. DULANEY was born in Howard County 11-28-1828. William's mother's name was Ruth C. WOODS. After William P. was born James and Ruth moved to Chariton County MO. James died in 1831 in Chariton County and Ruth moved the family back to Howard County where she married Col. William COMPTON and they moved to Carroll County where he ran Compton's Ferry. Any information available will be helpful.
Vicki L. Ross--Fri Sep 24 19:32:01 1999
I am seeking information regarding the marriage certificate for a Lucille Sherwood SHARP and Charles M. LONGNECKER (LONGENECKER) allegedly married in Glasgow Missouri in 1930. I have no record of my father, as my parents separated when I was nine months old. Am trying to do a genealogical search, and am completely stumped. Can you provide me with this information.
David E. Longnecker--Tue Sep 21 15:15:05 1999
I am looking for ancestors and descendants of John WRIGHT and Elizabeth SEBREE. They were married in Va I think in 1797. They came to Howard Co with children I believe. I would appreciate any info I can get on these 2 people. SEBREE's are my direct line. Thanks to all who help.
beverly dale--Mon Sep 20 14:18:55 1999
Does anyone know the children born to Nathaniel FORD (Sherriff of Howard County) and Lucinda Duncan EMBREE? They went to Oregon in 1844.Trying to find father of Nathaniel FORD b.Apr.1823 m. Narcissus SUMMERS, Cooper Co.1844. Thanks for any help you can give. Janiece
J.Ford Vice--Sun Sep 19 13:01:00 1999
I am looking for information on Mary Frances THURMAN. Born about 1833 in Missouri, married James CAMPBELL Feb. 7, 1850 in Howard County, Missouri and died April 20, 1865 in Howard County, Missouri. I am searching for Mary Frances parents, her siblings or any ancestry information that is available. Thanks.
S. H. Dodson--Thu Sep 16 17:54:45 1999
Looking for descendants of Woodson JORDAN and Permelia TREADWAY, m: 1861 in Knox County, Kentucky. Children are Nancy, Anthony, Milt, Mary and Rene. I have been told that Milt and Rene moved to Armstrong Mo. in the early 1900's. Any information appreciated. Alvin Jordan in Kentucky.
Alvin Jordan--Tue Sep 14 12:50:07 1999
Sarah Jane BISHOP (birth name), b. 1833, Ohio, d. Aug 2, 1874, Howard Co., MO. She was adopted by Thomas A. GRIGSBY and wife, Sarah Ann. When and where? Sarah Jane, age 16, was on the Howard Co. 1850 census with the GRIGSBY's, and was listed with her birth name of BISHOP. Was she adopted after that? Or, could she have been at an age when adopted, she was allowed to keep her birth name? Although when she married Shelton R. BISWELL, Sept 16, 1858, she used the name of GRIGSBY. Could she have been a niece of Thomas or his wife? The GRIGSBY's moved from Ohio where Sarah was born in ca. 1838 to Howard Co.MO. Also, would like to know who her parents were and what happened to them. And, if she had any siblings? Did her birth parents possibly move at the same time as the GRIGSBY's, or was she already living with them in 1838? Any help on this matter will be greatly appreciated. Thanks in advance. Sydney J. Philllps
Sydney Phillips--Mon Sep 13 18:04:15 1999
I am seeking information re. Adaline CARSON, specifically, names of any children she had. Also looking for names of any other children Kit CARSON had w/Native American wife (wives?)
Rick Bates--Sat Sep 11 22:08:50 1999
Looking for the parentage of Joseph EMBREE living in Howard County Missouri around the year 1843. He was married to Eliza HARTER and they had at least one child, Ann Eliza EMBREE born 1843 in Howard County. Am interested in any other children Joseph and Eliza had, and the parentage of both Joseph EMBREE and Eliza HARTER.
vernie nichols--Thu Sep 9 14:23:16 1999
My grandfather William Marion BURTON was born in Howard Co. Mo. in 1872. He moved to Saline Co in 1875 with his father Rihard BURTON maybe Francis middle name. I know he is buried at Lisbon Mo. in Howard Co. My great grandfather also had a brother named Harrison one brother was killed after a ship blew up after the Civil War in La.
betty vogl--Sun Sep 5 13:35:16 1999
I am looking for my lost great-great-great aunt & her husband who lived in the Armstrong/Roanake area in Howard County. The names were Louise O. RICHARDS & Ebinezer B. ENYART. Is there any of the family left or did the line stop with them? Brothers & sisters of her's were Martin, Martha, Lucinda, Vianna, Valentine, Daniel, Mary, William, & Lola-my grandmother. Thanks for any help or informaton you can give me.
Roberta Lewis--Tue Aug 31 20:30:45 1999
Samuel L. TETER died at age 85, on 11/28/1848, in Howard Co. He was born in VA and lived in Obion Co. TN, in the 1820s and 30s, where he practiced medicine. His wife's name was Mary Elizabeth "Polly" and one of his sons was named Shelby. (The surname is sometimes spelled TEETER or TEATOR). Any information about TETER or his decendants will be greatly appreciated.
Tonja Murphy--Tue Aug 31 16:45:38 1999
Anyone who has info on the Jefferson DUNSWORTH, and wife Nancy, who reside in Howard County, MO, in 1880. They had daughter, Alice Emiline, who married MARSH, I believe his name was William. Need to know marriage date. LDS info error, Alice wasn't born till 1868. Lds has marriage Abt. 1855.
Malia Watters--Thu Aug 26 12:39:45 1999
Nelse (Nelson?) Peter JOHNSON b. 2/271850 in "sweden" married Charlotte Elizabeth BLACK 1/12/1887 at Myers Chapel in Howard County. I have been searching for marriage records in Boone and Randolph counties; i just found his obituary which indicated he was married in Howard County. If you have info or could direct me i would appreciate your response jtj
jeffrey taylor johnson--Wed Aug 25 20:31:16 1999
I am looking for the ancestors of Henry BAKER, (who had no middle name) who possibly owned an apple orchard in Howard County. His son, William Hollister BAKER, did own such an orchard in Howard County. Henry married Mary Amelia KNOWLTON in 1861. He was possibly from Kentucky and participated in the California gold rush in 1849. Thank you for any help.
Mary Baker Berry--Sat Aug 21 07:35:58 1999
Looking for Information on Lona B SWEARINGEN and Albert SWEARINGEN in Howard County, MO. Lona B. married Thomas E. KNAUS Jan 2, 1896. Albert SWEARINGEN was a witness on the marriage license.
Bob Friend--Fri Aug 20 05:34:10 1999
Found entry in 1850 Howard Co Census for James SHANKS. Looking for connections to my ggg-grandfather, Jacob SHANKS. Jacob, as well as sons Nicholas and Michael, are on the 1850 Osage Co census. Jacob was born 1799-1800 in VA; married 1817 in Washington Co TN; settled in Missouri about 1836.
Lynne Terpstra--Thu Aug 19 13:02:19 1999
Does any one have, or know where I can get, a list of the names on the monument in front of the Howard County Courthouse. I have relatives that were in both the Rev. War and War of 1812. I would like to look at a complete list to see if I can find more names other than Alford WILLIAMS and Catherine ROPER. Thanks so much, Georgia Murray
Georgia Murray--Wed Aug 18 20:49:42 1999
Looking for information on the family of Davis Clark REEVES born abt. 1836 He was living in Fayette, Howard Co. in the late 1870's, through 1900. Sons were Cullen C. REEVES b. 1878, Henry C. REEVES b. 1879, Charles REEVES B. 1880, 1st wife died and he married Julia HEMSWORTH in 1881. Their Children. Olive Catherine b. 1882, Willie Ann b. 1889, Jacob L. born 1893. Davis Clark was dead by 1900 when the census was taken. Rose Mary Lawson
Rose Mary Lawson--Mon Aug 16 19:58:02 1999
My g-grandmother, Mary Margaret FAULCONER, daughter of Carter and Susan Ann HUTSELL FAULCONER, was orphaned in Harrison County KY in 1848 or 49. I believe the children came to Howard County with their grandmother, Anna CALLAWAY HUTSELL, (daughter of James CALLAWAY who appears on the Howard County Revolutionary War Veterans Monument), and other HUTSELL/HUTTSELL relatives. I know that her older sister Rebecca was married in Howard County in the late 1850's. I am trying to establish Mary Margaret's residence there in the 1850's, She married Andrew Newell GROVER in Kansas City in 1860-something.
Bill Borchert--Sun Aug 15 07:16:28 1999
Looking for infomation on Reuben J. CASON of Howard County and William BURTON of same. Both in Confederate service and beleived drowned at close of war. Need William's year of birth. Reuben born on 3/29/1820, is there any record of Reuben J. after 1865....Need this info for Military Markers for both.
Neil Block--Mon Aug 9 12:10:32 1999
Seeking information on my great grandmother, Georgia Ann OWINGS PUCKETT. Georgia was born in Howard County February 19,1859/60. She was the daughter of John Randolph OWINGS and Emily Frances ____ (maiden name unknown). John was a soldier in the 6th Missouri Infantry, Company H, and was killed at the battle of Vicksburg (1863). Looking for Georgia's year of birth, Emily's maiden name and parents/siblings, date of marriage for John and Emily, the exact dates of birth and death for both John and Emily. Emily died when Georgia was a child and she was raised by an aunt and uncle in Randolph County. Georgia married Robert Nunley PUCKETT 11/14/1875. Am also searching for any information on Robert; i.e., parents, place of birth, siblings. All I know about him is that he was of Scots- Irish/American Indian descent. Thank you.
Michele Dimon Hancock--Sat Aug 7 16:38:45 1999
Looking for information on Eliza BOON of Howard County, who married William HURD Aug 17, 1843. Eliza died prior to 1856. Will be happy to share info. Nalora
Nalora Burns--Mon Aug 2 19:00:27 1999
I am looking for the birth records for my great grandfather James Silas (Syrus) Fuller who was born in Missouri around 1863 (possibly Howard County). I am not having much luck and thought I'd ask you for some help. Thanks. Jackie Lattery
Jacqueline F. Lattery--Fri Jul 30 15:59:29 1999
Does anyone know of a cemetery called Monticello Cemetery that may have been in Howard County in 1850s? Looking for the burial place of Dudley DIGGS who died July 16, 1842.
Rose Mary Lawson--Mon Jul 26 10:24:10 1999
Re: 1870 Census for Howard Co, MO. Seeking information regarding the following NICHOLDS families:
Glasgow Township (Pg. 304) F. NICHOLDS, age 26
Glasgow Township (Pg. 312) Jake NICHOLDS, age 16
Prairie Township (Pg. 389) A. NICHOLDS, age 26; Almira NICHOLDS, age 25; W. NICHOLDS, age 28; Nelly Ann NICHOLDS, age 23.
Prairie Township (Pg. 395) John NICHOLDS, age 31; Sallie NICHOLDS, age 32
Sharon (Nicholds) Martin--Wed Jul 21 19:20:56 1999
I'm looking for the birth date or year & full name of Lt. R.J. CASON, 9th Missouri Sharpshooters, CSA. He drowned June 9, 1865 near Shreveport, La. on the CSS Kentucky. R.J. listed Howard County as his residence on his parole papers 2 days before he drown. Name listed as GASON, but I believe it is CASON. Need help locating info on him.
Neil Block--Wed Jul 21 09:31:20 1999
Looking for the father of a Lewis Alexander WILLIAMS. Have his father as being a Louis or Lewis WILLIAMS, born Tennessee, married to a Elizabeth Ann (Annie). Also, that Elizabeth remarried a Jefferson HUGHES, and they had additional childern. We are not sure if father Louis WILLIAMS died or left with another woman??? I believe that he is listed on a 1830 census Howard Co. Mo. And believe the family may have relocated to Butler Co. Missouri ???

Childern of Louis ( Lewis ) and Elizabeth WILLIAMS:
# 1- Martha A. WILLIAMS, born 1829-- married: #1 DUNCAN then married a #2 John MAYS
#2 - Mary H. WILLIAMS, born 1833
#3 - Manerva J. WILLIAMS, born 1836
#4 - Permilia WILLIAMS, born 1838
#5 - John C. WILLIAMS, born 1840
#6 - Lewis Alexander WILLIAMS, born March 22, 1846, Kentucky. Married: Anna Elizabeth BULLOCK, before 1869. Daughter of Samuel BULLOCK and Sithey SEALS. (These are my grt. grandparents. Lewis Alexander WILLIAMS, died in Provolt Oregon, Jackson Co. August 11. 1904. Lewis Alexander and Elizabeth BULLOCK Williams, had eight childern all but one born in Hillard, Butler Co. Missouri. And one born in Arkansas.

Thank you for any information that you might be able to help with, concerning the father of Lewis Alexander WILLIAMS.
Karen Hartley--Tue Jul 20 20:18:57 1999

In the year 1829 Ann MOON patented 2-40 acre plats of land just north of Fayette, MO. She was the wife of Archulas MOON, a Revolutionary War soldier who died in 1797 in Jessimine Co, KY. She and three daughters and one son along with their families all came to MO and settled in Howard Co., MO. They were Beverly PILCHER and wife Nancy Dabney (MOON) and family, Lewis PILCHER and wife Susan Cobb (MOON) and family. Joel SANDERS and wife Sarah (MOON) and family.and John A. MOON and wife Jane and family. Lewis PILCHER and Beverly PILCHER and John A MOON served in the war of 1812. Beverly and Lewis married MOON sisters in a double wedding ceremony in 1815.
J.V.Pilcher--Tue Jul 20 19:32:07 1999
RE: 1840 Census for Howard Co, MO. Would like information regarding John F. NICHOLDS of Chanton Township (Pg. 36).
Sharon (Nicholds) Martin--Tue Jul 20 19:29:38 1999
I'm looking for any information on Celia HARGES b. 1808, married Aaron ANDREW possibly 19 Oct. 1824. Moved to Howard Co. at about same year. Celia and Aaron had son Sidney ANDREW b.23 Nov. 1830. Sidney fought in the Civil War. Thanks for any information you might have. Harriet Kaye
Harriet Kaye --Tue Jul 20 14:39:23 1999
1910 Census Boonslick, Howard County, MO
100-BROWN, elbert age 47 md 19 farmer MO IL MO
Dell age 39 MO MO MO
Children 8, 7 living (all born MO)
Claude 19
Virgil 16
Bertha 12
Beckie 10
Jacob 8
Rowie son 5
Lorie dau 2
Gail Brown--Sun Jul 18 18:40:33 1999
1910 Census Boonslcik, Howard County, MO
38-BROWN, Edward age 32 md 9 farm laborer / working out MO MO MO
Sarah E. age 30 MO MO MO
Children 3, 2 living
Aaron age 5 MO
Add F. age 2
Gail Brown--Sun Jul 18 18:38:04 1999
Am seeking information on any of the DOUGHERTY (DAUGHERTY) line in the Howard Co. area.
Charles DeVore--Fri Jul 16 11:17:36 1999
Looking for any information on William P. WILKERSON and wife Nancy SANDRIDGE, married in Va. about 1824/25. No other data known regarding parents, birthdate or place. It is known that William came to Howard county. Nancy died young, place unknown. Please help. Sandy Hembree
sandy hembree--Fri Jul 9 18:34:37 1999
Would appreciate any help researching my father's family. James VANESLER, supposedly born on ship coming from Holland, m. Sarah SANDERS Son: James Samuel VANESLER b.Nov 23,1866 in Frankln, Howard Co. d.Feb 23, 1938 in Piescatt, Ark James Samuel 1st married Malinda SCHWEITZER b. Apr 1872. Their children 1. infant son died age 18 mos 2. Alice Virginia Vanesler GRAY b. Aug 13,1887 Other children with Cordelia Mae Taylor and Martha M Markham: Alice Cleo b.1894/Ava Mae/Agnes Lillie/Ada b. July 22, 1902 Okla Territory/Addie Sarah Elizabeth/Annie Mildred/Almand James Alice Virginia m. Plesant Oren GRAY b.near Moberly, Randolph Co. Oct 8, 1876 d. Kansas City, Kan Dec 22,1950 Children of Alice and Ples GRAY 1.Nellie Louise b.Feb 6, 1906 d.Oct 1984 in Blackstone VA 2.Charles Kenneth GRAY (my father) b.Nov 30, 1910 in Omaha, NE d.Feb 1992 in PA m.Helen Craddock New, June 10, 1934 Ventnor, NJ 3.Earl Richard b.Mar 5,1914 d.1950. Have heard mention of "Uncle John" VANESLER, poss m. to Barbara. John was brother of James, but which James? The people who mentioned these names 20 years ago were my grandmother's cousin, her half-sister Ada, and my Aunt Nellie, so based on their ages, it could have been father or son! My thanks to anyone who can help.
Susan Crole--Fri Jul 9 17:14:57 1999
Seeking info on the family and antecedents of Samuel BLYTHE and his wife Jemima (LAY) BLYTHE. They likely came to Howard Co.MO from KY (possibly Fayette Co.) ca 1820. Probable ch were: A.D., Margaret, Susan, John, Samuel, Mary, Benjamin, Martha and Cornelia Jame and maybe more. Ch m into the following families: ODELL/ODLE, BURRISS/BUROS/BOROUGH, BRASHEAR, STAPLETON and OWEN. My gr-gr-grandmother Cornelia Jane BLYTHE m. Henry Clay OWEN 13 Feb 1862 in Brunswick (Chariton) MO. They remained there until after 1870 when they moved to TX and then on to Indian Territory (OK) with their ch: Madelene, Cornelia, Ada, Lena and Samuel. I would be most appreciative of info on the BLYTHE, LAY and/or OWEN/OWENS families.
Linda Piearcy --Mon Jul 5 19:56:29 1999
I am researching the line of Samuel S. BOOTH who moved to Howard Co. about 1830-35. He received a land patent from the U.S. govt in 1841. Wife was Polly, son was Richard T. and he was a school teacher. I would appreciate any info you have about this family.
Billie J. Trahin--Mon Jul 5 19:15:42 1999
I am looking for information on my great aunt, Nellie GEBHARDT. Her maiden name was WALKER, and she was from Doniphan, Missouri, but lived in Forrest Green later in her life. I do not know what her husband's name was. Thanks. Will Walker
Will Walker--Fri Jul 2 20:18:56 1999
Looking for info on the following: William HUGHES m. to Amanda HUDSON ROBB-----Logan HUGHES m. to Charity LAWSON. I know they were in Howard County for sometime in the 1880's. Amanda's 1st husband was Wm. Henry ROBB.The ROBB family may have even owned a Brick factory in the area at that time. All help is appreciated. Would also share what I have with others if they are interested.----------Johnny Hughes
Johnny Hughes--Fri Jul 2 15:23:27 1999
Seeking information for the ENYART and HELTON families of Howard co, MO. David ENYART (b.1805 Madison co, KY) married on 2 Mar 1826 in Howard co, MO to Esther CURTIS. I think David ENYART was the son of Silas ENYART (b. abt 1775 Surry co, NC) and Celia Ann BEST(b. 1785 KY). David ENYART may have moved to Carrollton, Carroll co, MO. His daughter Celia Ann ENYART married William HELTON in 1843 in Carroll co, MO.
Woodson Campbell--Thu Jul 01 20:12:14 1999
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