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Howard County, Missouri Historical Photo's

Some of these photo's are identified and some of them are not. If you can provide additional information about any of them, contact Sherry Raleigh-Adams to contribute your data.

Howard County Courthouse
Photo of the Courthouse at Fayette prior to the fire in December 1886.

Post Fire Courthouse
All that remained after fire destroyed the Howard County Courthous on December 1, 1886.

Armstrong Christian Church ca 1911
Photo of founding members as identified by Robert Taylor Junge.

Back Row, Left to Right: Mr. Dollard, Frank Sires, A. H. Oldaker, M. H. Burton, R. J. (last name torn off), Henry Taylor, Charlie Kraus, Jim Pyle
Second Row, Left to Right: Mrs. A. H. Oldaker, Mrs. J. Y. Hume. Mrs. Will Walker, Mrs. E. B. Shively, Mrs. Lizzie Eubank, ? , Mrs. Mabel Hurt
Front Row, Left to Right: O. J. Marks (singer at the dedication), Rev. George Snively (dedicator), Dr. J. Y. Hume, Tom Gates, Rev. E. B. Shively (pastor), Zack Taylor, Will Walker.

Fayette High School Class of 1924
The people in the picture are identified as follows:

Front Row, Left to Right: Zula Frazier, Viola Holt, Othie Belle McCorkle, Addie Holt, Ethel Street, Ona Belle Potter, Anna Lou Thurman, Gracie Frazier
Second Row, Left to Right: Georgia Shipe, Estelle Liggett, Sudie Ford, Lois Benson, Martha Norris, Lucille Butler, Ina St. Clair, Lona Holtzman, Sarah Bea Crigler, Dorothy Davis, Etheline Grigsby (Teacher)
Third Row, Left to Right: _________________ McCrary, Kelly Rawlings, Wilson Overall, Claude Gifford, J.D. Chorn, Clifford Schenk, Truman Miller, ______________ Estill
Fourth Row, Left to Right: Solon Smith, King Snider, Athel Heying, H.D. Atkinson, Cordell Thurman, Lloyd King, Clemont McGee
Back Row, Left to Right: Clyde Mounter, Tully Tombs.



The following photographs were published in "Picturesque Fayette and Its People: A Review of Fayette, Howard County, Missouri," published in 1909.
This book is currently available at the Fayette Public Library.

Four of Howard County's Officials
Represented by A.J. Furr, Collector of Revenue
R.P. Cooper, Sheriff
John R. Hairston, Probate Judge
and W.M. Pryor, County Clerk

Successful Businesses in Fayette
Represented by I. Cohn, Proprietor of the Fayette Bazaar
and Toomes & Thurman, Fayette's most popular barbers.

Young Business Men
Represented by J.W. Owings, City Assessor
Dr. E.M. Blakey, Director of the Fayette Band
A.B. Cloud, Secretary of the Fayette Mill
and M.L. McQuitty, Vice President and Miller of the Fayette Mill.

Biographical
Photograph's and biographical sketch of Hon. Jno. F. Shafroth
and Hon. Willard D. Vandiver.



The following photographs are from a photo album containing Lawhorn, Culvin, Payton, Hume and other families.

Annie Colvin Dwyer of Salisbury (Possibly)

Aunt Sophia Colvin

Ludie Colvin & Ida Maddox

Ludie Colvin & Odelle Steinmetz

Ludie Colvin

Marion Colvin's Mother

Mary Colvin Dwyer Baby Photo (Possibly)

Annie Belle Coleman Hayes, wife of Lee Hayes

Francis Marion Lee Hayes

Howard & Guy Hayes, sons of Lee Hayes

Howard Hayes, Aged 2 Years

Ida Hayes, daughter of Bud Hayes

Ida Hayes, died aged 14 months

Jessie Lee Hayes

Jessie Lee Hayes Blake & Edna Mae Hayes Garner

Lee Hayes at University of Missouri

Maggie Hayes, wife of Bud Hayes

Bird Hume

Dr. Lawhorn, Ludie Lawhorn, Mrs. Sarah Shock & Esther HUme

Rubie Hume & Grandma Payton

Susan Hume

Uncle Reubin & Ann Hume

Bessie Marion Lawhorn

Bessie Marion Lawhorn

George W. Lawhorn, Class of '83

George Ellis Lawhorn

Grandpa Lawhorn

Ludie Lawhorn, 1905

Mrs. G.W. Lawhorn, 1939

Mrs. Lawhorn 1948

Tommie Ellis, Dr. Lawhorn's 1st Cousin

Maudy Hume Payton

Uncle Jack Payton

Grandma & Grandpa Payton at Salisbury

Aunt Cattie Payton, Aunt Sallie Houston
Aunt Liza (Toadie) Brooks & Aunt Mittie Baisley

Step & Half Sisters of Marion Colvin

Grandpa Payton, Grandma's 2nd husband

J---- Payton

Odelle, Ed & Annie Steinmetz

Odelle Steinmetz, 3 Years Old

Ed & Annie Steinmetz (Possibly)

The following photographs are from a photo album rescued by Gina Broaddus which covers the Simpson, Tatum, Ketchum and Barron families.
Thank you, Gina, for protecting our Howard co heritage for future generations.

Sandy and Jane Anderson

Barron Family
Grandma & Grandpa Barron in front of the homestead with Annie, Charles, Will and Walker Barron.

Charles Barron, Jr. and also Charlie Barron
Additional information provided by Gerald Pierce, who lives in Armstrong in 2010.
"May have been the Charles Fisher Barron who provided a home for his widowed sister, Nellie. Born in 1880, he lived in Fayette and operated a farm nearby. His wife was Anna Belle McCrary."

Ellen Morgan Barron

Scotland Churchyard
Where Great Grandmother Ellen Morgan Barron is buried.

John Barron and also John Barron
Additional information provided by Gerald Pierce, who lives in Armstrong in 2010.
"Mary Barron and John Barron have not been identified, though I note that the parents of Nellie and Charles Fisher Barron were Marian (Marion) and John Barron."

Mary Barron
Additional information provided by Gerald Pierce, who lives in Armstrong in 2010.
"Mary Barron and John Barron have not been identified, though I note that the parents of Nellie and Charles Fisher Barron were Marian (Marion) and John Barron."

Walker Barron

James Franklin Davis

Julia Maud Tatum Ketchum
Additional information provided by Gerald Pierce, who lives in Armstrong in 2010.
"1863-1945. Next to youngest child of Aquilla and Mary Franklin Snell Tatum. She married Thomas Rains Ketchum, 1865-1945, in Howard County in 1884."

Nellie Barron Ketchum

Tatum Ketchum

Alex Gallon
His mother was a Barron.

Callie Mae Simpson Ketchum and also Callie Mae Simpson as a baby
Additional information provided by Gerald Pierce, who lives in Armstrong in 2010.
"According to the 1900 census, she was born in April, 1895. A Fayette resident, she died March, 1984 (Social Security death index). She married Thomas Tatum Ketchum, 1894-1957, a son of Thomas Rains Ketchum and Julia Maud Tatum Ketchum."

Uncle Johnny Ketchum

Tom Tatum Ketchum
Additional information provided by Gerald Pierce, who lives in Armstrong in 2010.
"1894-1957. A son of Thomas Rains Ketchum and Julia Maud Tatum Ketchum, thus a grandson of Aquilla and Mary Franklin Snell Tatum. He married Callie Mae Simpson. According to the 1900 census, she was born in April, 1895. A Fayette resident, she died March, 1984 (Social Security death index)."

Thomas Tatum Ketchum

Thomas Tatum Ketchum, Jr.

Great Grandmother Barron and Aunt Annie Longmore

Tom Longmore

Unknown man, possibly Tom Longmore

Carolyn Davis Milliken

Jimmy or Keith Milliken and also Jimmy or Keith Milliken

Great Great Grandmother Grace McFarlane Neil McLane

Marion Neill

Canada Home
Where Great Great Grandmother Neil McFarland is buried

Lucy Dullaney Petrie

Great Grandparents Barron with Grandmother Simpson

Edward Simpson
Additional information provided by Gerald Pierce, who lives in Armstrong in 2010.
"Edward Simpson, born Missouri about 1863, was called James E. Simpson in the record of his marriage to Nellie Barron, October 22, 1889, in Howard County. He was a son of Edward Simpson (born Kentucky about 1818) and Caroline (born Kentucky about 1828). He died before 1900, when his wife was listed in the Howard County census as a widow."

Nellie Barron Simpson and Daughter
Additional information provided by Gerald Pierce, who lives in Armstrong in 2010.
"Born about 1870, Nellie was a daughter of John and Marion (Marian) Barron. Wife of James Edward Simpson. As a widow, she lived in Fayette with her brother Charles and his family in 1920."

Acquillas Calton Tatum
Additional information provided by Gerald Pierce, who lives in Armstrong in 2010.
"1817-1904, husband of Mary Franklin Snell. He was father of seven children with his first wife, the former Susan Franklin, and of five children with his second wife. The six children of Elijah Snell and Mary Franklin also were in the Aquilla Calton Tatum household."

Jim Tatum
Additional information provided by Gerald Pierce, who lives in Armstrong in 2010.
"May have been James F. Tatum, 1850-1909, a son of Aquilla and Susan Franklin Tatum. He lived in Kennett, in southeastern Missouri. However, there was at least one other James in the family."

Mary Franklin Snell Tatum
Additional information provided by Gerald Pierce, who lives in Armstrong in 2010.
"1825-1903. Her parents, George and Lucy FRANKLIN, moved from Kentucky to Howard County, Missouri, in the 1830s, settling near Fayette. Mary married Elijah Snell (1817- ca. 1850) in 1841. When he died in the California gold rush, she was left a widow with six children. She remarried in 1857. Her second husband was Aquilla Calton Tatum (1817-1904), a widower whose first wife was Susan Franklin, Mary Franklin's older sister. Mary Franklin Snell Tatum was a grandmother of one of my grandfathers, William J. Snell of Armstrong."

Residence of the Tatum-Ketchum Family

Callie Mae

Bruce baby

Unknown Girl

Unknown Tatum Ketchum Men

Unknown Woman


The following photographs were submitted by individuals with Howard County roots.

Marsa Taylor Beck
Photo identified by her nephew, Robert Taylor Junge. She is daughter of Zachary and Elizabeth Thompson Taylor, sister of Sara Beth Taylor Junge, and wife of Karl Beck.

Unknown Man
Photo contributed by Robert Taylor Junge. There is a "sticky note" on the back that says "One of Sara Beth's Uncles?"

Unknown Woman
Photo contributed by Robert Taylor Junge.

William Harris
Photo contributed by Robert Taylor Junge. Not sure who this man is, but "William Harris" is written on the outside cover.

Hobson Farm, Fayette, MO
Photo contributed by Bob Hobson
"My great grandparents and their oldest sons, William A. and Harry H., in front of their farm near Fayette, MO. I don't know who the other man is. I have been told he was the local school teacher. I have estimated the picture was taken around 1891 or 1892."


 

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