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197 Jane Sprouse Wed July 1 1998

I'm looking for information about the Harris family. According to family records, Laura Leota Harris was born in Nevada, MO on May 3, 1900. (Father Joseph L. and mother Martha), but I can't find any record of the family in the 1900 census. There is a Jos. L. Harris listed as an inmate at the State Lunatic Asylum in Washington Township, however! Does anyone have any information that might help?

198 Virginia Thu July 2 1998

MITCHUM,COMPTON,CUNDIFF I am searching for information on DANIEL B MITCHUM & wife MARY C COMPTON MITCHUM both are in Newton Cematery .Daniel very active in IOOF till his death in 1928. Mary d 1941.Had 6 children Martin,Robert,Clyde,Saddie,Edna,and Mary. Mary married Henry C Cundiff they had two children 1 son stilborn would like to know where is burried about 1927, 1 daughter Virginia both born in Moundville area as far as I know . My thanks to any one who can help.

199 Nora Teague Sat July 4 1998

Seeking information on Enoch Beckley WEYAND and Phoebe Jane GRANT WEYAND who moved into Metz area of Vernon County around 1878. Both died in Metz - Phoebe on 25 January 1879 and Enoch on 9 May 1914. Enoch remarried twice: Martha HUMBLE in 1889 and Josephine RAMSEY in 1911

Children of Enoch and Phoebe: Mary Elizabeth WEYAND QUINN; Harriett Emaline WEYAND TREMAINE; Lottie WEYAND HULTZ; Leonard R. WEYAND; Alice WEYAND MCFEELY; Emma WEYAND KIMREY; Ella WEYAND; Nettie WEYAND COX

Please respond to Nora Teague, , c/o BET Leather & Knives, 203 1/2 E. Downing Street, Tahlequah, OK 74464 (918) 453-9092 daytime (918) 453- 9040 evening

200 Joyce Willhoit Sun July 5 1998

I am researching the FARRIS families in Vernon Co. ELIZA JANE FARRIS b 1827 m September 1866 to WILLIAM J. THACKER b 1836. Their children: MARY b 1867, HARVEY b 1869, and ELLEN b 1871, and WILLIAM R b 1873. William's m February 1856 to MALINDA MILUM. Their children: EMINE b 1856, JAMES THOMAS b 1859, and JOHN WASHINGTON b 1864. Any information would be appreciated.

201 Joyce Willhoit Sun July 5 1998

I am researching the RAINS or RAINEY families in Vernon Co. I have been unable to make the connection if REBECCA was the mother of "Bell" BUTCHER b 1887. Any assistance would be appreciated.

202 TulsaGrrl Mon July 6 1998

Searching... Frank HESTER 1888-1965 Agnes STANART 1900-1991 They were married in Nevada, unknown

Frank had brother- Art & sister- Till. Frank's parents were poor folks & Frank went to work for the railroad at age 14. Frank & Agnes moved to OK & settled in Nowata County. Any info greatly appreciated!

203 TulsaGrrl Mon July 6 1998

Agnes STANART b1900 d1991 Probably lived in Vernon Co. while young. She married Frank HESTER.

Agnes parents were Smith Newton STANART & Janey Melvina ______.

204 James Mesplay Wed July 8 1998

I'm looking gor information on The ancestors and decendants of Henry Frank SANDERS. Not sure of the dates the family was in Vernon Co. (late 1800's-1930's?)


205 Sue Acuff Thu July 9 1998

DODD, CRUMLEY: Looking for information about a Mrs. DODD and family, the CRUMLEYs. Lived in Nevada, Vernon, MO in 1929. Her birth name was ______CRUMLEY. Brother John b 12 Oct 1852 in Iowa. Parents: Aaron F b 1821 TN and Mary Ann SCOFIELD CRUMLEY.

206 Rose Mary Lawson Fri July 10 1998

My GGrandfather, James W. Davis died 12-17-1886 and is buried near Montevella. Does anyone have cemetary records for this area? I would like to know the cemetary where he was buried. At the time James and wife Mary and son George and wife Surilda were living in the area. Shortly after James' death George and wife and mother returned to Chariton Co., to live. Were there other relatives living in the area?

207 DEBORAH L PITEZEL Wed Jul 15 1998

Looking for info on family of David Nixon and Cordelia Hummiston, they lived in Nevada around 1870s-? I also have info on Davis families of Abner Bennett, Christopher Tazewell, and Morrison Meade Davis who also lived in Nevada from 1870s-1930s. Also looking for any info on descendants of Armistead Calvin Gilbert and Judith Ann Davis.

208 Sondra Bergman Wed Jul 15 1998

I am seeking information on a Clyde WIMBERLEY/WIMBERLY born between 1881 and 1886 in Missouri. He married a Janie Mae RICE September 16, 1912 in Nevada, Vernon County Missouri. I believe he is long lost brother of my great grandfather Enoch Wimberley. Clyde left home when he was young and my great grandfather searched for him his whole life. It means a great deal to my grandmother to find Clyde's family. Can anyone help?

209 Cherie Williams Sat Jul 18 1998

Need information on James W DAVIS b. 1813-15 KY Married Mary BAKER b. 1818 Fleming Co, Ky on Nov 1838 in Schuyler Co, ILL. They moved to Missouri in the late 1860's. James died on Dec 17, 1886 in Veron County, Mo. His son George DAVIS was living there also with his wife Surilda Jane WHITE. His grandson George W Davis Jr. was born at Nevada, Veron Co, Mo on Feb 07, 1888 . The family then moved to around Mendon, Chariton Co, Mo . Thanks for any help you can give.

210 Robert Lytal Sat Jul 18 1998

Request information on Joseph SNIDER and his wife Mary Polly HENRY that were living in Vernon County in 1860. One of their sons was named Chester SNIDER.

211 Charlene Talbot Sun Jul 19 1998

Searching for descendants of Elizabeth NEWMAN KEMPER, b. 1853 in Campbell Co., KY. She was living in Nevada, Vernon Co. MO in 1926. She had two daughters, Ruth E. and Catherine. Her husband, David KEMPER, was a butcher. I would be happy to share information about her ancestors.

212 bsayles Tue Jul 21 1998

I'm looking for any info on Louia , His father was Willis Stacy and his mother was Martha Goodwin. I don't have anything on either one of them and I can't seem to find anything so far. I know that Cecil as he was called lived around the Nevada, Mo. area for most of his later life.If anyone has info please e-mail me at

213 bsayles Tue Jul 21 1998

I am looking for any info. on WILLIS STACY and MARTHA GOODWIN who had a son by the name of LOUIA CECIL STACY and also for info on HARTMAN MARTIN who was the father of JAMES MARTIN who was the father of HARTWELL MARTIN. Also the KINDRED FERGUSON-ELIZABETH MARTIN family.Thank you,bsayles@uswest .net

214 Clyde Gotcher Wed Jul 22 1998

Seeking information on EVAN LIPE moved to Vernon Co. abt 1840. Supposedly died in Vernon Co. abt 1870. Was the father of eight children in Veron Co.

215 Virginia L. Basford Thu Jul 23 1998

Searching for the husband of my Mother's Aunt, Jessie Madeline BUCKLEW married Harry SOLOMON/SOLOMEN. They were living in and around Nevada, Mo at her death, November 22, 1965. He was quite a bit younger than she. I have several pictures. Would like to find out what happened to Harry - Possible he's still alive? Any help would be greatly appreciated.

216 Norman L Newton Fri Jul 24 1998

Ben(Benjamin) M AGEE and his wife Mary L (WOODY) AGEE are listed in the 1900 Census in Vernon County, Mo. It is known that their children were born in Navada, Mo Children were: Charles S, Josie or Jessie, James S, Clarsa Ann, Fred L, Claud R S, Louise, Maude B D, and Lola M D. Clarsa Ann married Charles William SAMO and moved to Des Moines, Iowa Abt 1917, Louise married ? SMITH, Maude married Roy FERGUSON. Any information on surnames will be appreciated.

217 VIRGINIA Sun Jul 1998

MITCHUM,COMPTON,CUNDIFF Daniel B Mitchum a member of the IOOF was born Sept 28 1850 place unkown d Dec 1, 1928 he and wife Mary C Compton Mitchum bAug 28,1857 in Hart Co. Ky.d April 16 1941 both burried in Newton cem. They were members of the Nevada community in Vernon Co. for some years. Also need to know where Stillborn Son of Henry & Mary Mitchum Cundiff was burried he was born in Vernon Co.,city of Moundville Much thanks to any one who can help.

218 Donna Williams Sun Aug 2 1998

Looking for information on Phillip Reilly Hyder from Nevada, Mo. He moved to Lewisville Texas and married Cora L. Claytor in 1891.

219 DR ROBERT W SHOOK Mon Aug 3 1998

Need help in Vernon Co. and others to find anything possible about Robert D. Shook, b. Apr.,1874, MO.

220 Jim Whiteside Sun Aug 9 1998

With the recent terrorist bombing in Africa, taking the life of Kenneth Hobson , of Nevada, MO, I would like to know if possibly the grandfather may have been Marian Hobson, formerly of Moundville, MO. I have long since lost contact with Marian, although I did go to High School with him in Moundville, MO. Any response would be appreciated. Jim Whiteside, Sun City West, AZ.

221 elwood b fritter Sun Aug 16 1998

Researching the FRITTER surname(John Franklin FRITTER) who lived in the Richards area as a farmer late 1800's and sone listed as Clayton, Louis and John and sister Marretta. All born early 1900's and current whereabouts unknown.

222 Mary Gonshor Sat Aug 22 1998

Searching for information on C. C. Thompson, born Jasper County, 1853, married Nevada Linn, 1873, Vernon County, MO. Appreciate information on Thompson family or the Linn family. Nevada daughter of John Linn and Elizabeth Arnott Linn.
Mary Gonshor
PO Box 331
Cyril, OK 73029-0331

223 Dawn Alli Sun Aug 23 1998

I am searching for anyone who may information regarding Lillie Effie BONNER. Lillie was born in Mount Vernon, Vernon County, Missouri on December 4, 1870. I do not know who her parents were, but she married George Luther SAGER in Mound Valley, Labette Coutny, Kansas on September 17, 1889. To this union, 10 children were born. Two children died in infancy. Anyone who may have a connection or possible connection to this family may contact me at Thank you.

224 Linda McClellan Mon Aug 24 1998

I am looking for information on my ggrandfather, George B McClellan(not General). I know he was born in Vernon Co. 11-04-1884., m.Edna Celser in 1901. They had 11 children some of which are: Grover,Bert,Buzon,Bud, Clarenece,Tony(my grandfather),and Geneva.Edna d.6-24-1922. George married Lottie Burnsworth 12-01-1924. They had 4 chidren: George,Larry, Marilyn, &Doyle. They moved to Manson, WA. in June of 1941. George d.10-22-1942 and is buried in Riverview Cementary, Chelan, WA. I have info forward but no information back. I would like info on George's parents, and any siblings, ect... PLEASE HELP. I am desparate for info. any help would be appreciated!!

225 John H Bullock Sun Aug 30 1998

Looking for any information on the BULLOCK, BRIGHT, TAYLOR families living around Montevallo and Virgil, following the Civil War.

226 Michael Foote Mon Aug 31 1998

I just found out that my Great-greatgrandfather, Zachariah Wilson, died
in Vernon County and is burried in Balltown Cemetery.  I am looking for
any information that might be available on him in the county.  Thanks.

Michael Foote
601 N 6th Ave
Yakima, WA, 98902

227 Lynda Richardson Tue Sep 1 1998

I am looking for someone who might have know the Charles Henry Frye Family. His Wife was Gladys Leota VanSwearingen, The Fryes later moved to FtScott, Kansas.

228 Donald_D_Davignon Thu Sep 3 1998

LISTON and WELSH families. I'm looking for information about the Albert Liston and Ida B. (nee Cutsinger) families. Moved to Nevada, Vernon County, MO from Prairie Creek Township, Vigo County, IN, some time after 1886. Their children were: Arys Lester, Ona, Sara, Hosia, James, Irel, Edsell and Gilbert. I am also researching Phoebia Livinia Welsh, father unkn, mother's name was Raqhuma (or Rahama or Rahuma). Phoebia was born and raised in Nevada, MO. Any information would be appreciated.

229 Lynda Richardson Sat Sep 5 1998

Hello My name is Lynda Richardson My mother and 4 brothers and sisters were born in Vernon County between 1920 and 1935. The names I am interested in are Frye, Wilkerson, VanSwearingen. Hope you can help. Thank you and Have a Happy Happy Day. Lynda

230 Krista Noble Sun Sep 6 1998

I am trying to locate information on William Shelby Walton (b. 1875) who is rumored to be buried in the Deepwood Cemetery in Nevada, Vernon, Missouri. He was married to Mary Price Frasier. His parents are Elizabeth Boswell and James Richmond Walton. Thanks!

231 Jane Aronhalt Sun Sep 13 1998

JOSEPH EMMERSON MISENER,b 13, Aug. 1857, MO, married NANCY JANE SEAVERS, 08, March, 1877, Nevada, Vernon Co., MO. Son, ORVILLE VINCENT MISENER, b 21, Dec, 1877, Nevada, Vernon Co., MO. He married ARMINTHA ANNA STEVENS, 28, May, 1898, Oakton, MO. Send to: JANE MISENER ARONHALT, 100 E. Ridgeway Dr. #411, Midlothian, TX 76065

232 Lora Mather Fri Sep 18 1998

Lora Mather
12494 Lyric Ct # 102
St Louis MO 63146-2841
Willing to share lots of information on Pelagie CHOUTEAU (dau of PL Chouteau and Chemchanga, Osage woman) and Gabriel M STRATTON. Their descendants surnames are STEVENS, BROWN, LOVELAND, MARRS and STRATTON. Also interested in information on EDWARD CHOUTEAU and CHARLES P CHOUTEAU. (Pelagie's half brothers). Also have lots of information on Osage familes, including copy of Osage Mission Records (1824-1880). Will do lookups.
233 Rita Key Sat Sep 19 1998

Seeing information on Bernice or Joseph Cross. Daughter, Darolyn Joe born in Kansas City in l949. Thanks.

234 Sandra Sandlin McKinley Mon Sep 20 1998

SANDLIN - Looking for my lost sisters, Charlotte, Patty, and Becky born in mid to late 1940's in Oregon, Portland area, to Clayton Chocie and Dollie SANDLIN. I have been told that the family moved to Joplin, MO, when the girls were small, to operate the cafe at the airport. Dollie and Clayton divorced and she remarried and the family moved to Kansas to work in an airport or airplane factory. I am from Clayton's first marriage to Jessie Pearl COOK. I have not seen the sisters for fifty years and am searching eastern Kansas and western Missouri. Has anyone in Vernon county heard of these sisters? I'd love to meet them and to get to know them. Thanks, Sandra Sandlin McKinley

235 Sewngo01 Wed Sep 23 1998

I am looking for any information on the man who murdered by bushwhacking my gggrandfather, Plummer PIXLEY. Gen. Joseph BAILEY was that man. He terrorized the countryside killing southern sympathizers, among them judges and respected members of soceity. Plummers sons, PERRY JOHN and LEWIS PIXLEY took revenge on him in 1866??? and murdered him. Any info. would be appreciated.

236 Marilynn Graves Wright Thu Sep 24 1998

My gggrandfather, Oliver T. GRAVES died in Schell City, Vernon Co. MO 23 Apr 1884. Is he buried there? Are there lists of cemeteries. Don't know how long he lived in Vernon Co. Came from Henry Co> IL. Wife was Melissa NORTON GRAVES. Any idea where I might find more info?


Marilynn Graves Wright
Coupeville WA

237 Linda Lohrum Fri Sep 25 1998

Am researching John Livesay. He is in 1870 Vernon Co. MO census page 536 dwelling #393 John Livesay age 54 born VA wife-Minerva age 30 born MO children-Geo age 4 born MO Hugh R age 2 born MO Their next children weren't born yet, Virginia and Mary Elizabeth (Bettie). The line I am working on is Mary Elizabeth (Bettie). Bettie was born June 1872-MO. Does anyone have any information on this family? Does anyone know when John and Minerva died and where?

238 Sandi Sat Sep 26 1998

I would like to know something about Gen. Sheriff Joseph Bailey. What kind of sheriff was he, and exactly how did he die. I have heard two men he captured shot him. Were they captured? Whatever happened to those men? Anyone who can help me out with these questions, I will appreciate it.

239 Christy Vh Sat Sep 26 1998

Looking for anyone with information regarding the James Wilson family
who resided in St. Clair/Vernon County between 1830-1860. James married
Mary Bradley in 1832 in Howard Co., Missouri. He moved his family to St.
Clair County in 1833. James and Mary had the following children:
James A. Wilson    b.5 Dec 1834
Rebeccha A. Wilson b.14 Apr 1837; d. 7 Aug. 1849
Sarah Elizabeth Wilson b.13 July 1839; married J. C. Lambert 8 March
1866 Vernon Co.
Mary Jane Wilson b.20May1843 ; married Mr. Tracy

James was a widower when he married Mary Bradley. He had been married to
Elizabeth Dial but she died 7 Nov. 1831. (Unknown location)
Children from first marriage came with James to Missouri. They were:
Hannah Wilson    b. 27Oct. 1813
Margaret Wilson   b.3Dec1815
Esther Wilson   b 28Sep.1817
Joseph B. Wilson   b.11Mar1819
Nancy C. Wilson   b.29Nov1820
William Hunt Wilson   b. 11Dec.1822

I assume that James and Mary died in Vernon Co., near the Montevallo
township. There death dates are as follows:
James Wilson died 9 May 1863
Mary Wilson died 16 June 1863

Please contact me if you have any information regarding this family.

240 Joyce Willlhoit Sun Sep 27 1998

Seeking information on Mary Katherine "Marie" THACKER b. 2 Jun 1898 MO; d. 24 Feb 1978 Vernon County; dau of James Thomas THACKER (1859-1931) & Lucy Jane "Lizzie" COPE (b. 1868, dau of George Franklin COPE of Ozark, MO. Two sisters: Lora Ellen THACKER b. 26 Feb 1892; d. 29 May 1960; m. McCagor "Frank" NIPPS and resided Ozark County. Minnie Bell THACKER b. 11 Apr 1890; d. 26 Jun 1969; m. William Jacob STECKEL of Joliet, IL. "Marie" m. a WOOD or WOODS. Any information greatly appreciated. Joyce Willlhoit, 4500 N. Askew, Kansas City, MO 64117

241 Joyce Willlhoit Sun Sep 27 1998

Seeking information on descendents of COPE or GILBERT families in Vernon County. Lucy Jane "Lizzie" COPE b. 1868, dau of George Franklin COPE, d. ?; she m. James THOMAS THACKER in Aug 1887. Laurie GILBERT m. THACKER on 11 Jun 1900. Any information appreciated.

242 Lorene Fort Mon Sep 28 1998

HALL - Searching for any information on William F. HALL (9 May 1833 - 10 Sept. 1909) and his wife, Lydia Ann WISDOM. Their known children were: William Woodson HALL (1858-1943); Leondius Brown HALL (1862-1929); and 2 daughters (names unknown).
HIGHTOWER - Searching for any information of Maude M. HIGHTOWER and her husband, Leondius Brown "Lon" HALL (1862 - 1929). Do not have Maude's birth or death dates. Need her parents and/or siblings. Can anyone help?

243 Darroll Chowning Tue Sep 29 1998

I'm looking for information on:
Marvin Chowning B: 1871 in MO.
Marvin married Dora E. Evans B:1870 in IL.
The Family lived in Vernon Co. per 1910 Census.
Will gladly share family information.
Thank You

244 Leonard Ware Smith Wed Sep 30 1998

email address:
Leonard Ware Smith
416 Kendall Road
Knoxville, Tennessee 37919
I am reserching the family of William Henry Ware who lived in Vernon County from 1876 to 1913. His wife was Nancy Greenstreet Storms and his parents were Henry Ware and Jane Newcomb Ware of Garrrd County, Kentucky. They are buried in the Deepwood Cemetery.