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I've been researching the estate of Jacob Gum, son of Shepard GUM, who apparently died before the 1850 census was taken at a fairly young age (apparently wife also deceased). Guardian for the minor William GUM was awarded to Pinckney A. BOZARTHh. Guardian for the minor Alcey, John and Sheppard GUM was awarded to Horace KINGSBERRY. William, Alcey, John and Sheppard all were children of Jacob (deceased). In Sheppard's obituary from 1937, it says he was orphaned at a young age and was raised by relatives. Anyone know the connection between the GUM family and either the BOZARTHs and the KINGSBURYs? I've also run across many, many other guardianships from that time period in that county. Was there some sort of catastrophy in late 1849 or early 1850? The flu, a massacre of some kind???? Any help will be greatly appreciated. Thanks. Mary Denney
Mary Denney--Sat Dec 30 11:56:50 2000
I am searching for info on the GARNER family. I know that a Jesse William GARNER was in Howard Co., MO in early 1800's. I am looking for info on him, his family, and a James and George. Any help on this family would be greatly appreciated. Donna
Donna--Fri Dec 29 16:25:37 2000
Seeking information on the Rev. Edmund ROGERS, a Baptist minister from South Wales who was resident in Howard County in the 1830s. He was the eldest son of William ROGERS, yeoman of Aberystruth in the County of Monmouthshire, South Wales. He returned to Wales for a visit in 1832 to settle some family business, then presumably returned to Missouri. I don't know when or where he died, but perhaps he left descendants in Howards County. Please contact me if you have any information/family connections. Sian Jennings
Sian Jennings--Thu Dec 28 20:38:53 2000
I am looking for any information on John HARRIS, (my gggrandpa) he was born abt 1841 in North Carolina. He was married to Sarah Ellen (last name unknown)b. abt 1855 in Indiana. They had 4 children Flemming, b. abt 1871, Monte, b. abt 1873, Margaret, b. abt 1876,and Eliza, b. abt 1880. He was found in the 1880 Howard County, MO census. I am new at this genealogy and any information would be greatly appreciated. Thanks in advance. Jim
Jim Terry--Thu Dec 21 10:53:53 2000
Could somebody tell me if the Walnut Grove Cemetery in Armstrong-Howard-Mo. is still there, as my great aunt/uncle Ebinezer B. ENYART & Louise RICHARDS ENYART are buried there. Thank You for any help or information you can give me. Bobbie
Bobbie--Mon Dec 11 17:18:28 2000
I am attempting to locate information regarding my ggrandparents: Frank M. PEMBERTON and Louvinda HARGIS. They 4 children: Kate, John Franklin, William, and Robert Edward. Their children were born in the 1870's. Louvinda HARGIS was born in 1842. My ggrandfather is John Franklin b. 1873 d. 1948 in Howard Co. married LouVada MCCUNE b. 1875 d. 1951. Hope to find information on Frank M. PEMBERTON. Willing to share whatever information I have.
Teresa Chase--Sat Dec 9 12:55:25 2000
Thomas Norris, b 1608 in Norfolk, England married Ann Hyman. Edward Norris b Oct. 1639 at Saint Mary's Colony, Maryland married Mary Freeman. John Norris born 1663 Ann Arundell Co., Md., married Elizabeth Parsons. Benjamin Norris b 20 Aug. 1698 St. James Parish, Md. married Sarah Whitaker, b 10 Nov. 1719. Thomas Norris b Baltimore Co., Md, 1735/40. On 20 July 1761 married Rose Ann Buckingham b 1749/50 Md. Family tradition is that this Thomas served in the Revolutionary War. John Norris b Laurens District, S. C. around 1780, John Tiner Norris, b1805, S.C., married Dicy Dodson on 31 Oct. 1825 in Howard County, MO. Dicy probably died between 1843 and 1846. In 1846, John T. married Elizabeth Readman in Howard Co., MO. John is listed in the 1840 Census of Howard Co and in the 1850 census in Platte Co., MO. John is listed in the 1860 census in El Dorado Co., CA. Mary Ann Norris, born 25 Aug. 1829 in Howard County, Mo, married Hiram Begley in 1850 in MO and moved with him to El Dorado County, CA in 1850. John's ancestry shown here is from "The Norris Family of Virginia and Maryland, Genealogy of Thomas Norris 1361 - 1930" by Harry Alexander Davis. Washington D. C. 1941. LDS Film #175908. Although Mr. Davis shows a Thomas Norris as being John T."s (John P. Norris in his book) father, I believe that his father was probably John as there is a John listed in the 1830 Census of Howard Co, MO who would be the right age. A William Norris married Rebecca Gregg 23 Aug. 1818 in Howard Co, MO. If you have not seen the above mentioned booklet, you might want to look it up. He takes the Norris family back to medieval times. Any info on the families will be appreciated. Don
Donald Jamison--Sat Dec 2 08:20:15 2000
Seeking any available information about Daniel and Celia BOYLE, parents of Bertha Luella BOYLE, born 8 July 1893, buried in Washington Cemetery, Glasgow. Death date unknown. The mother is thought to be Celia LARSON, born in Norway.
Shirley McCluer--Sat Dec 2 07:04:58 2000
Looking for information on Francis REDDING, in Howard County about 1818 and Nancy NORRIS and other NORRISes in county about same time.
Sam Redding--Fri Dec 1 18:21:01 2000
I am researching the CREWS family of Howard County Mo. They appear on the Federal Mo. State Census, in the years 1830, 1840, 1850, and 1860. In particuliar:
Mary CREWS b. N.C. abt. 1801
Nancy Jane CREWS b. Mo. abt. 1825-27 Married to Henderson JENNINGS, who came from VA. abt .1835-1840
Sarah CREWS b. abt. 1842 Mo.
Thomas CREWS B. abt. 1838 MO.
Mary CREWS b. abt. 1845 Mo.
Anyone having any information on either the CREWS or JENNINGS families or both, please e-mail me at Thank you
Rose Higgins--Fri Dec 1 13:24:50 2000
Researching information on William Johnson MONROE, b 05-31-1859 in Cass Co., IL. Married Sarah Alice "Sally" SHIPLEY on October 13, 1909 in Fayette, Howard Co., MO. William is the brother of my GGgrandfather, Luther Wallace MONROE and I understand through 'family stories' that Luther spent a lot of time in MO with his brother.
Julie Guiles--Tue Nov 28 13:10:51 2000
I am looking for all SPRY's from the Howard County area, any info would help.
Patty--Thu Nov 23 23:21:01 2000
I am looking for a Julia A. MEAD who was the daughter of Davis MEAD and Hester Bozarth-MEAD. Julia married a Thomas J. KEATHLY in Howard County on November 23, 1869. Davis MEAD died in the 1840's in Howard Co. leaving four small children. Julia was the oldest of the four. Any information on her and Thomas KEATHLY would help me with this family. Bonnie
Bonnie Humphries--Mon Nov 20 17:29:12 2000
Can anyone tell me if there are any birth records recorded for Fayette, Howard Co., MO in 1820. I am interested in obtaining a birth record for Martha Ellen WILLIAMS who was born in Fayette on Nov. 22, 1820. Parents are unknown at this time.
Melissa Boston--Mon Nov 20 05:20:02 2000
I'm looking for information on George JENKINSON who married Elizabeth COPLING in 1820 in Howard County. I have not been able to find any COPLING's but I have found a John COPELAND in the 1820 census and 1817 Tax Rolls. So I'm wondering if Elizabeth's correct family name was COPELAND. Also, George JENKINSON showed up in Washington County by 1828 were he married a Jane SIMPSON. I'm assuming Elizabeth died between 1827-1828. George JENKINSON and Elizabeth had 3 sons: William 1821, Ezekiel 1825, and Andrew 1827. Any information on these people would be greatly appreciated. Thank You, Joy Jinkerson
Joy Jinkerson--Fri Nov 17 11:56:24 2000
Looking for information on Martha Ellen WILLIAMS born November 22, 1820 in Fayette, Howard Co., MO. Married Jehu WILSON in 1854 in St. Joseph, Buchanan Co., MO. Who was Martha Ellen WILLIAMS' parents?
Melissa Boston--Mon Nov 13 05:10:11 2000
I am researching the KEISTER name. It's been spelled several different ways including KESTER, KEESTER, KEYSTER, and KUESTER. In my research I came across a reference of Henry KEISTER's widow Almira (GALBRAITH) KEISTER marrying Alexander GATES. I also was of the opinion that they were in Saline County but a reference that I found just the other day says that Medora Ann KESTER (daughter of Henry and Almira) was born in Howard County. Is there such a place as Marshalltown Howard County? Any information on Medora Keister Childres Wells, Horace Jasper Keister, John Alexander Keister, Belzora Keister would be helpful. Please write to me at Thanks Dawn
Dawn--Thu Nov 9 12:35:49 2000
I would like to find information about my Grandfather, William Short THOMPSON, Born 1884 in Howard County, Missouri. He married Mary Belle CAUDILL. I would like to know more about his ancestors. Mary Wallace
Mary Wallace--Wed Nov 8 11:09:48 2000
I am looking for anyone who might have information on my ancestors who lived in Howard County, the LAW family. According to Beth Wilson (thank you Beth, my Richard H. Law and his wife Ann bought land in Howard County in 1836 (they supposedly came from England). Also according to the lookup by Beth my Richard H. Law was a Trustor of 6 slaves in 1846. He is listed in the 1840 census in Howard County as R.H. Law His wife Ann was born in 1809 probably in England. He had the following known children:
George H. Law, born 1838
Margaretta Law, born 1840
Emily Law, born 1841
Sophia Law, born 1842
We next see this family in New Orleans on the 1850 census with Ann listed as the head of the household (operating a bording house) but Richard is not with them. I am not sure if he died and the family moved to New Orleans or if Richard and Ann divorced. Since she was listed as Mrs. Law in the census either of these is a possibility. Does anyone out there in Howard County know anything else about this family? Any help on this 20 years brick wall would be appreciated. Warm Genealogical Regards, Larry Van Horn, Brasstown, North Carolina
Larry Van Horn--Fri Nov 3 15:17:02 2000
Looking for information on Joseph R. ANDERSON who died 1-3-1883 aged 29y,8m,28d. buried Rosehill Cemetery, Lisbon, Mo. Married Rebecca Angline FOWLY. Would like especially to have copy of 1880 census entry. Any information on this man and his family would be appreciated. Family rumor has him related to Bloody Bill ANDERSON of Civil war fame.
Rose Mary Lawson--Sun Oct 29 20:48:52 2000
I am looking for the parents of John Morrow. He was born in 1835 and died in 1880. I believe his father name was Samuel. I think His Mothers name was Sarah. John married a Martha Bledsoe and had several children William, James Robert, Turner Riggs, and Lucy Frances. I believe there was another daughter named Ann who was a hunchback.I am not certain Ann was her name. I think they lived in Howard Co, MO Also does anyone have any ideas how I can get a death certificate for 1880? Thanks Pat
Patricia Morrow Day--Fri Oct 27 06:49:07 2000
Looking for the McCrary Farm Cemetery. The farm was originally the property of Benjamin McCrary ca 1820. Absalom McCrary was buried there in March of 1899.
Leland McCrary--Sat Oct 21 07:33:06 2000
I am looking for anyone with information on the Law family that lived in Howard County around 1840. We know that my Margaretta Law who married Thaddeus Damascus Van Horn in New Orleans in 1856 was born in Missouri in 1840. The only Law I see in Missouri in 1840 is an R.H. Law in Howard Co, MO. I have information that Margaretta's parents were from England and her mother's name is Anne. She appears to have come to New Orleans, LA between 1840 and 1850 when we see her on the Federal Census with her children (listed as Mrs. Law). Other Law names associated with this family include a Fred Law and George W. Law. Does anyone here now anything about the Law family that lived in Howard County around 1840? Warm Genealogical Regards, Larry Van Horn, Family Genealogist, Brasstown, NC
Larry Van Horn--Tue Oct 17 10:54:45 2000
I am gathering all information related to the Liggett family in Howard County. John Liggett married Nancy Simpson in Howard county Feb 24, 1808. I am especially intrested in the documents that are listed in the Howard County Will Index 1816- 1875 for all liggetts. Any assitance will be greatly appreciated
David Bush--Tue Oct 10 04:19:33 2000
Looking for information on Joel Morris, he had a daughter Nancy Jane, who married John Graves abt 1843. Nancy & John had a daughter Rachel born 1850 who married Hiram Holt abt 1872. They were living in the Kirksville, Mo area when Rachel was born. Thanks Mary
Mary Baker--Wed Oct 4 22:16:41 2000
Henry Lightfoot is on a Tax List for Howard Co MO in 1817. He and his wife, Nancy Webster, came from Washington Co KY to MO Territory ca 1814-16. They had several children in MO before moving on to Clark Co AR by 1828. I am trying to connect him to a Hackley family who also came to MO from the same area in KY as well as locate any information at all about Henry and his familys' location in the county. Thank you, Cynthia Orth
Cynthia Orth--Wed Oct 4 08:45:53 2000
1. My great-great grandfather William Butler came to Howard County, Missouri from Kentucky sometime between 1810 and 1820 and moved to Jackson County sometime before 1830 (federal census). Am looking for:
a. History of Howard & Jackson county 1820-1840.
b. Information about this Butler family which consisted of William Butler with wife Mary Walker Butler and several children including Jesse Butler who had a son Nathan Butler born in Howard County in 1832/33.
c. What was life like during this period?
d. What part did religion play in settling the area?
e. Great Grandfather died in Howard County in 1861; how do I find where he might be buried.
f. Also they were founding members of a church near Pleasant Hill (Jackson County) in 1830's called the Pleasant Valley Regular Predestinarian Baptist Church.
I am writing a book about my family and have very litle info about the life and times in Missouri between 1810 and 1840. YOUR ASSISTANCE DEEPLY APPRECIATED. Cliff Butler Williamette Genealogical Society (Salem, Oregon)
Cliff Butler--Sun Oct 1 19:04:41 2000
Need information on a man named MOORE who died at Boon's Lick in Howard County in 1808 or 1809. Thank you.
Carroll Skelton--Sat Sep 30 16:57:52 2000
Looking for descendants of Joseph and Susan Williams who lived in Howard Co. in the mid 1800's. Children include Mary Ann Catherine, born 1815 and married (1) Joseph Snavely (2) Richmond Stagner; Margaret A., born c1826 and married John W. Craig; and Juda Frances, born c1836 and married Ephraim Snavely.
Linda Stufflebean--Mon Sep 25 09:43:20 2000
Thornton STROTHER married Catherine COOPER 26 March 1826 in Howard Co MO. Who were her parents? She was only 16, maybe there is parental consent? In 1827 he gets a land grant in Clay Co MO. I have no idea where they are in 1830. 1840 and 1850 they are in Saline Co MO with 7 children. In 1860 no trace of the family in Saline Co. Where did they move? Thornton was son of Robert STROTHER and Elizabeth DILLARD. Robert was from Culpepper Co VA but died 1801 in Warren Co KY. Any thoughts appreciated! Solveig Berry
Solveig Berry--Sat Sep 23 19:20:23 2000
Am looking for late 19th and/or early 20th century descendants of Benjamin and Susan (Hubbard) Hardin besides those of my G-grandfather John. This Ben Hardin was reared in Howard Co. Missouri and moved to Randolph County in 1837 when he was about 27 years old. Children included Sarah who outlived husband Samuel Downing, Columbia, Mo.; James; Zerilda who outlived husband James Huffman, Muskogee, Okla.; Mollie who married John Herold; Nannie who outlived husband Thomas Patton, Los Angeles, Cal.; Benjamin T., who lived in Kansas City, Mo.; Susan who married William Jackson; Asa; George, a physician of Marshall, Mo.; and Mattie who married Arthur Maxwell, of Moberly, Mo.
Ben Hardin--Wed Sep 20 19:09:54 2000
Seeking information on William COOPER (b. 1790-1800) who appears on the 1840 Howard Co., MO Census in Richmond Township. He and his family are listed very near my ancestors, John A. MOFFITT and wife Sarah Ann COOPER who went on to Henderson Co., TN around 1843. Wondering if William is related to Sarah COOPER MOFFITT? Is William related to the COOPER family who were the early settlers of Howard and Cooper Co.'s?
Mike Moffitt--Tue Sep 19 14:25:03 2000
My great grandmother Jane Philadelphia REDMAN married my great grandfather William Carlane DOGGETT 22 February 1855 in Howard County, Missouri. Jane's parents were William T. REDMAN who married Frances ELLINGTON October 25, 1830 in St. Louis, St. Louis County, Missouri. Another researcher says William T. REDMAN was the son of William REDMAN of Howard County. I am looking for others who might know this REDMAN family?
Neal Brown--Mon Sep 18 13:57:58 2000
Am looking for the month, day and year of the birth of a Joseph Hardin who was born about 1790, possibly in Kentucky or some state slightly south and/or east. Don't know whether or not he was the same Joseph Hardin who married Jane Davis in Howard County, Missouri on 8 January 1833. Also don't know whether or not Jane (Davis) Hardin was closely related to Joseph Davis who was one of the early settlers of neighboring Randolph Co. MO, Prairie township. More questions: How might the Joseph Hardin who was married to Jane Davis be related to my G-g-g Uncle James Hardin (1831-1911) who, with his wife Louisa (Ragsdale) Hardin, is buried in the Davis Cemetery 1 mile north of Renick, MO? Or how might Joseph Hardin be related to George Sidney Hardin, husband of Margaret Anderson (Wilcox) Hardin (1867-1945)? Could someone please enlighten me on any of these points?
Ben Hardin--Sun Sep 17 20:03:19 2000
I would like to exchange information about the SILVEY family of Howard County, Missouri (Alexander, Moses, John, Gabriel). I have been trying to trace them back through Virginia, and would be willing to share what information I have found.
Anita Silvey--Sun Sep 17 04:53:46 2000
I am looking for information on my great grandfather Zachariah Taylor (Z.T.) BARRON. He was born Decenber 8,1848 in Glasgow,Howard county. He was the father of 15 children and was married to a Nancy CASH. Zachariahs parents were Charles H BARRON and either a Elizabeth or Susan COCKRILL. Would appreciate any information anyone would have.
Debra Messer--Wed Sep 13 16:27:30 2000
Am looking for my French Curnutt family, given names/ Wm C Curnutt, John C. Curnutt, Bill C. Curnutt, Reuban Curnutt, James Curnett. At one time they all owned land in Fayette, Howard Co MO. Do you know where St. Jo MO is located. I can't find it. This family migrated to Wanette & Lexington, OK & had large family of 12 kids. Any help will be appreciate.
Ruth--Sat Sep 9 01:06:54 2000
I am hunting a Jordan ROBINSON. He was in the 1870 Howard Co. census in Montiteau township. Had a son Micajah[my gggrandfather].Would love to hear any info on them that anyone has. He was from Tenn. Thanks Sharon
Sharon Gardner--Fri Sep 8 21:46:20 2000
In 1836, John C. MC NEES filed letters of administration in the estate of Samuel C. MC NEES (wit: Hezekiel Sugart, William Monson). Samuel C. McNees moved from Rutherford County, TN, to MO. His wife was Elizabeth CUMMINS-McNees, the widow of John Cummins also of TN. John C. McNees married Margaret HEADEW(?) in Howard Co in 1837 and then he seemingly vanishes from MO records. Elizabeth was still living in 1836 yet the estate probate also seems to vanish from County records & there is no further mention or I don't know where to look. Elizabeth and Samuel had at least two sons: Calvin McNees and William L. McNees. Elizabeth is found in 1840 living with her daughter, Letitia Cummins SAMUEL in Cooper County. Who was John C. McNees? Where did he go after 1837? Who was Margaret Headew or what is the correct spelling of her surname?
Frances Trimble--Tue Sep 5 07:34:31 2000
My father was born in Fayette or Armstrong on the 24th of August, 1878-his name was Charles Vaughan MORRISON and his mother's name was Gertrude. He also had a brother named Durwood
Patrick Vaughan Morrison--Mon Sep 4 13:10:31 2000
I am looking for others who are willing to exchange and share information about Abraham and Cynthia BLACK who came to Glasgow in 1826 from Kentucky. They lived in Howard County before moving to Boone County. They are the parents of my ancestor, Elizabeth BLACK, who married Joseph PEAK(E). (Elizabeth died 16 April 1866 and Joseph died 4 August 1866, both in Boone County, Missouri, and are buried in the cemetery at New Liberty Primitive Baptist Church near Ashland, Boone County, Missouri.)
Leah Raithel McNay--Sun Sep 3 23:59:14 2000
I'm looking for the parents & siblings of Strother Hamm TODD who was born around 1850. Strother married Anna PEARSON (who was a schoolteacher born in Illinois) around 1890. Strother was the town butcher of New Franklin in Howard Co., MO. They had two sons Cecil b. 1891 & Edwin Marvin b. 10/03/1893. Any help would be appriciated. Thanks
Maureen--Sun Sep 3 19:17:00 2000
I have info on the surnames listed and will share, I am a decendent of Matilda LARUE and Gaberial SILVEY of Howard County, Missouri email Golaawi@AOL.Com
BEVERLY GREEN--Thu Aug 31 11:10:52 2000
Am seeking info on a William James MORRISON who married a Lois SINGLETON or SINGLETREE. They had a daughter, who had several children two whose names were Charles Morrison and Lena Augnes (my mother) she was born nov. 11, 1907 in Glasgow (Howard County) Missouri. Need info on her parents.
don crum--Sun Aug 27 19:37:37 2000
My ggggrandfather James H. DULANEY came to Howard County from Kentucky in 1826 and married Ruth C. WOODS. I have a copy of the will of Adam WOODS dated 12 June 1826 and it lists the fact that he had 12 children and also leaves his grandaughter Ruth WOODS one bed and bed clothes, my trunk and my "burrow" (bureau). I am trying to find out which one of Adam's sons was the father of Ruth C. WOODS and what her mother's name was. Would also like to know where James H. DULANEY was buried. He died about 1831 around Steinmetz, MO. Any help on this would be greatly appreciated.
Vicki L. Ross--Wed Aug 23 10:45:38 2000
I'm looking for the names of the children of Joel SANDERS and his wife, Sallie MOON. They reportedly arrived in Howard County from Kentucky c.1829 and moved on to Chariton County c.1850. In the 1880s history of Chariton County, I found information indicating that the couple had six sons and two daughters. These children likely arrived at adulthood and married while the family was living in Howard County. What were their names? Any help would be greatly appreciated! Thanks! Paul Zebe
Paul Zebe--Mon Aug 21 11:24:58 2000
Can anyone give me the date of death of Jeanette REEVES LEONARD, wife of Abiel LEONARD, of Fayette, and daughter of Benj. H. REEVES, 2nd. lt. gov. of Missouri. She was born about 1812. She was my great-great aunt. Thanks, John Wanamaker
John M. Wanamaker--Wed Aug 16 19:58:19 2000
I am researching the family of Joseph REICH, born 10 March, 1809 in Baden, Germany, died 3 March, 1874 in Glasgow, Howard Co, Missouri, Married Marianne ZIMMERMAN in Glasgow, 1846. I'm also looking for information on Jacob ZIMMERMAN, lived in Chariton, Howard Co, 1840. Was he related to Marianne ZIMMERMAN REICH? Thanks.
Elisabeth--Sat Aug 12 20:51:59 2000
I'm looking for information on a John BOTTS. I understand that he was to have settled in Armstrong, relocated to Meadville (Linn county) in and then moved again back to Armstrong area. My husband's family has long roots in Meadville. The LIPPITT family bought a farmstead in 1866 from John BOTTS. He reported to have built the house like the one he owned in the Armstrong area. We are currently rehabilitating that farmstead. I'm trying to find out information about Mr. BOTTS prior to 1866. Please respond with any thoughts. Thanks!
Zoann Jackson
I am researching the WAINSCOTT line in Howard, Boone, and Cooper county records, as all was once Boone county. My family lived mostly in the New Franklin area, Franklin as it was called then. I was raised in Boonville, but the majority of WAINSCOTTs came from Franklin and Howard and Boone counties. The WAINSCOTTs originally lived along the Yadkin river in North Carolina, next to the BRYANs, and near the Boone families. BRYAN was the maiden name of Daniel Boones wife. Then they went to Madison county Kentucky, there is oral history that they went with Daniel Boone, then on into what is now Boone/ Howard County. My father was Roland WAINSCOTT and his father was Vernie WAINSCOTT and his father was Richard WAINSCOTT. As there were many WAINSCOTTs in the area, I am trying to get the lineages straight. Any help would be greatly appreciated.
Steve C. Wainscott--Sun Aug 6 07:48:54 2000
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. This query was posted in 1999, but my e-mail address has since changed. Thanks.
S. H. Dodson--Sat Aug 5 09:41:54 2000
I am searching for any information on John QUAIL and his wife Mary M (possibly McMULLEN). Mary died 14 November 1897 in Neeleyville, Missouri. Where is she buried? I would be interested in any information on John and any of his children - Samuel, Robert or John. There may be more children. I know John and Mary were married 11 November 1852 in Warren County, Indiana.
Mary Putnam--Wed Aug 2 20:16:24 2000
Looking for any information on Captain William HEAD (of Head's Fort) and any decendants, where they lived, children's names, etc.
kreeder--Wed Aug 2 10:57:18 2000
looking for information on William, Logan, Austin HUGHES. 1880 census show them to be in Howard County Missouri. am also looking for information on any CROSSFIELDS around the same time. Kenny Hughes, Oklahoma,
khughes--Sun Jul 30 18:03:31 2000
Looking for information on Martha Ellen WILLIAMS WILSON born November 22, 1820 near Fayette, Howard Co. (?) MO. Married Jehu Wilson at St. Joseph, MO in 1854 (what county is St. Joseph, MO in?). Went to Kansas in 1859 and settled near Havensville.
Melissa Boston--Sun Jul 30 15:38:21 2000
I am looking for a marriage record of Mary H. LIGHTFOOT and John ROSE. Mary lived in Howard County with her family (father Henry Taylor LIGHTFOOT)from 1820 to about 1829. She married John ROSE about 1828. They then moved on to Clark Co., AR. Henry T. and family joined her there about 1833. Can anyone tell me where to locate that marriage record? Or, can anyone tell me if Howard Co. courthouse records were burned and if so, are there church records? This is my current brick wall. Any help is greatly appreciated. Barbara Alexander (San Rafael, CA)
Barbara Alexander--Sun Jul 23 09:25:41 2000
I am trying to locate any information on the following individuals: Samuel STEINMETZ married to Lizetta COLEMAN (my g-g-g grandparents)their daughter was Don Palmer Louisa Lizetta STEINMETZ born 16 Feb 1965 in Glasgow, MO married Charles Newton GAUNT b Aug 1869 (they are my g-g- grandparents)their daughter was Kathleen Louise GAUNT married Marshall Parks JACKSON I have been unsuccessful in finding information on either the Steinmetz's or Coleman's. This is all of the information I have to date and am diligently trying to locate more but with no family connections it hasn't been easy. If this is the line you are looking into or if you have stumbled on any of these names during your research, please email All help is appreciated and I will be happy to share along the way. Sincerely, Leslie Goodwin
Leslie Goodwin--Wed Jul 19 17:48:27 2000
Any info COOPER family (Sarshall, benjamin, etc. and others). looking for family of JOHN COOPER b Baltimore Md,1775 d Clark Co ky 1819
vernon cooper--Sun Jul 16 14:43:52 2000
Anna James (m 1825?) lived in Howard County in about 1833 when her nephew Richmond Stagner brought his chidlren to live with her having been widowed. He is related to Frank and Jesse James who were somehow descended from Anna. Working on a story for family runion, (MO fmaily from Blue Mound.)Thanks, Connie Potter
Connie Potter--Sat Jul 15 19:48:46 2000
Looking for info on William Becknell and family. He moved to the Boone's Lick area prior to 1814. Becknell married Mary Cribbs. Their daughter, Cornelia married an Evans, later James Collins. Becknell was the founder of the Santa Fe Trail in the early 1820s. The family moved to TX probably in the 1840s. My info says they lived in Howard Co, but it was so large in the early days that they could have been anywhere from Boone Co to Jackson CO. Also interested in who Mr. Evans was. Thanks! Roberta
Roberta Rigazzi--Thu Jul 13 06:00:53 2000
Help! Can you suggest any way to find the parents name of my g-grandfather, Francis Redman (1824 - 1860) who married Josephine Valentine in Franklin, Howard County, MO on Nov 28, 1852? Are there any school records that might contain this information? It is possible that he was the son of either Joshua A. Redman or his brother William Winn Redman. Both of these men were prominent citizens of Howard county in the 1830 - 1850 timeframe. One (Joshua) was a doctor and state representative, and the other (William Winn) was a Methodist preacher. Thanks, Jack
Jack Redman--Wed Jul 12 20:35:02 2000
George Green marr. Sary Spoonsmore December 9, 1818 Howard Co., MO If you are related to either person, I would like to hear from you.
Virginia Weiss--Tue Jul 11 23:01:12 2000
Seek info on Solomon MILAM born 11 Sep 1815 in Tazewell Co., VA and died 1879. He married, c1840, Matilda Louthan BAKER, born 28 Nov 1817 in Bloomington, Howard Co., MO. Who were the parents of Matilda Louthan BAKER. Solomon and Matilda's children were born between 1841 and 1859 in Old Bloomington/ Bloomington, Macon Co., MO. Jack R. Louthan
Jack R. Louthan--Mon Jul 10 18:50:26 2000
I am looking for the marriage date of Thomas HUBBARD and Elizabeth VANDERPOOL. I think they were married in 1852-1854 in or around Howard Co. Mo. Any information would appreciated.
Murt Hubbard--Tue Jul 4 20:04:44 2000
I am trying to establish that Frederick A. DUFFIELD was the father of Frances Ann DUFFIELD born 14 March 1888 in Howard County. All genealogical information I have says that Frederick married Mary HAUCKMEIER (Hockmeyer, Hoffmeyer) sometime in or before 1880. They had three daughters: Elizabeth D. (b 1882), "Gussie" (b 1885) and Frances Ann (b 1888). Frederick had, I think, been married earlier and had six children: John, Josephine, May B., Joseph, Juliana and George W. Frederick would have died before 1889. In that year Mary married Franklin Wheeler. In the 1900 census, I find "Lizzie" and "Gussie" living with Mary and Franklin Wheeler; however, my grandmother, Frances, is not listed there. Anyone who might have information on these children of Mary Hauckmeier Duffield Wheeler please contact me.
Gail Hocker--Tue Jul 4 17:34:23 2000
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