Vernon County Queries


Surnames: GARDNER PATTERSON
Submitter: Molly (rfrazier@hcis.net)
Date: 03 Jul 1999

I am seeking info on a Catherine GARDNER who is listed in the 1890 Missouri Veteran's Census Index, living in Vernon County, Nevada, MO in Supervisor's District 6 and Enumeration District 209. Can anyone give me any information about this Catherine GARDNER??? My great grandmother's name was Catherine (Patterson, we think) GARDNER. We are grasping at any straw!! Molly rfrazier@hcis.net

Surnames: SCOTT SPEER SWIGER SCHOONOVER
Submitter: MARY JANE CLARK (GRMAMJ@AOL.COM)
Date: 05 Jul 1999

LOOKING FOR FRANCIS MARION SCOTT, FATHER OF DOLCENIA BELLE SCOTT SCHOONOVER, GRANDFATHER OF FRED SCHOONOVER. HE ALSO IS THE SON OF AMANDA SPEER, SCOTT, SWIGER. LIVED IN FORT SCOTT., KS., POSSIBLY VERNON CO. MO., BATES CO. MO. AND ST. CLAIR CO. MO. ANY INFO WOULD BE APPRECIATED. MARY JANE CLARK

Surnames: GILMER CROUSE
Submitter: Amy Burrow (dockside@ebicom.net)
Date: 08 Jul 1999

I am looking for the William Simms Gilmer family that was in Navada, MO sometime between 1860 and 1900. William was married to Edith Crouse and they had six children born in Navada, MO. Any assistance would be greatly appreciated.
Thanks for your help in advance.
Amy

Surnames: BECK COVINGTON CARVER
Submitter: Bonnie Karp (bonniekarp@aol.com)
Date: 08 Jul 1999

looking for relatives of PHEBE (COVINGTON) BECK. Daughter of ELIJAH COVINGTON & ELIZABETH CARVER.. b.March,1828 in Harrison Co., Ohio. m. ARVINE BECK, Jan. 25,1849, Freeport, Ohio..d. Nov. 26, 1908 in Stotesbury, Mo. children were DOUGLAS, RETTIE,& JOHN. I need an obituary, and a grave site... I have lots of BECK genealogy I will share. WOULD LOVE TO HEAR FROM YOU.....

Surnames: TRUELL
Submitter: Cindy (Bravewmn@aol.com)
Date: 10 Jul 1999

SURNAME TRUELL, Oscar and Emmarine Truell, parents o IDA FLORA TRUELL 7 NANNIE TRUELL. Please contact me if you have any info.

Surnames: JAMES C KEY NANCY KEY THOMAS JESS KEY
Submitter: kenneth wheeler (kensden@ckt.net)
Date: 11 Jul 1999
URL: kensden

we are trying to find information about James C key husband of Nancy Key who died in Ft.Scott ks. in 1905.There was an obit from Ft Scott in 1905 but all it mentioned was that Nancy Key was the widow of James C Key. Any information about the Key family during that time period would be greatly appreciated.

Surnames: COONS RIDDLE
Submitter: Thomas L. Harman (tlharman@nwol.net)
Date: 13 Jul 1999

John Ray Coons b. 1877 in Marion Co., IA m. Ethel Agusta Coons 3/10/1915 in Irwin, MO. John died 1964 in Sheldon Nursing Home. Does anyone have access to the Vernon Co. Coroner Record, to find the exact date of John's death? Any information would be greatly appreciated.

Surnames: KIRKLAND PLUMMER HARRISON LEONARD EFAW MCCORMACK STRICKLAND
Submitter: Marysue Eulitz (marysueeulitz@prodigy.net)
Date: 15 Jul 1999

Looking for others that are reseaching this KIRKLAND line. John R. Kirkland b. 1808 TN. His parents moved to Fayette Co. AL abt 1827. John R. KIRKLAND married #1 Olivia "Ollie" ???, married #2 Mrs. Elizabeth PLUMMER 1863 Anderson Co. KS. John R. and his family moved from Fayette Co. AL to KS and MO. John R. KIRKLAND d. 1879 in Vernon Co. MO. The following are the known children of John R. & "Ollie" Kirkland. 1- Elizabeth J. KIRKLAND b.abt 1831 AL, may have married Jeremiah HARRISON and had son William. 2- Virginia KIRKLAND, b.abt 1832 AL. 3- Constine P. "Conn" KIRKLAND, b.abt 1834 AL. 4- Robert H. KIRKLAND, b. abt 1835 AL, d. 1895 Franklin Co. KS. 5- Clark KIRKLAND, b. 1837 AL, married #1 Sarah PLUMMER, #2 Margaret LEONARD. He d. 1922 St. Clair Co. MO. 6- John Anderson KIRKLAND (my g gf) b. 1841 Fayette Co. AL. Married Hannah EFAW. He d. 1919 Franklin Co. KS. 7- Jehue KIRKLAND, b. abt 1843 AL. 8- Perry Smith KIRKLAND, b. 1844 AL. Married Anna McCormack. He d. 1926 Junction City, Geary Co. KS. 9- Olivia Ann KIRKLAND, b. 1846 AL. Married Mason J. PLUMMER jr. She d. 1923 Vernon Co. MO. 10- Daniel Elliott KIRKLAND, b 1848 AL. Married Margaret STRICKLAND. He d. 1910 Neosho Co. KS.

Surnames: RACKLEY SLONECKER HARTZFELD
Submitter: Ruthi (Rackley) Bellew (cytcat@webtv.net)
Date: 18 Jul 1999

I am searching for any info about my grandparents to ggreat-grandparents. Avery Rackley m. Velma Hartzfeld, Moundville, MO. My father Glen Rackley m. Sandra Slonecker of Bronaugh. I don't have much info before that. I would appreciate anything you can tell me. Thanks.

Surnames: WALLS HARRIS
Submitter: Carla Garner (davidgarner@rectec.net)
Date: 18 Jul 1999

I am looking for information on my gg-grandparents Thomas & Martha (Harris) Walls. They had a daughter Sarah Ann Walls born in Vernon Co. 1862. I do not know if there was other children.

Surnames: MISENER STEVENS SEAVERS
Submitter: Jane Aronhalt (JAron29442@aol.com)
Date: 19 Jul 1999

Please correct may address for query #231 Misener Family. Thank you.

Surnames: SMALLWOOD WOODS
Submitter: Juanita Schneider (nitafay@yahoo.com)
Date: 20 Jul 1999

Searching for my great grandfather Andrew H. WOODS born in MO May 1845 and died in Nevada MO sometime after 1911. Know nothing of his parents or siblings. In 1889 he married Nancy Jane Smallwood in Nevada, Vernon County, MO. Nancy Jane was born 1856 in Vernon Co. she died in Kansas City MO in 1945 at the home of her son, Andrew Ernest WOODS who was born 1894. Any help will be greatly appreciated. Juanita, nitafay@yahoo.com

Surnames: PARNELL
Submitter: Darlene (darharwar@cdepot.net)
Date: 22 Jul 1999

I'm looking for any information on William Kennard living in Montvallo, Vernon Co,..father of an Isaac C. Parnell.b. 1869 Mo. Any relatives there? Thanks Darlene

Surnames: CROUSE STRONG GILMER
Submitter: Amy Burrow (dockside@ebicom.net)
Date: 01 Aug 1999

Looking for information on the Strong/Crouse/Gilmer family that was in this area in the late 1880s to the early 1900s. Any information would be greatly appreciated.


Surnames: KIRKLAND PLUMMER EFAW HARRISON LEONARD MCCORMACK STRICKLAND MCMULLEN FORGE
Submitter: Marysue Eulitz (marysueeulitz@prodigy.net)
Date: 02 Aug 1999

Looking for others that are reseaching this KIRKLAND line. John R. Kirkland b. 1808 TN. His parents moved to Fayette Co. AL abt 1827. John R. KIRKLAND married #1 Olivia "Ollie" (Surname Unknown), married #2 Mrs. Elizabeth PLUMMER 1863 Anderson Co. KS. John R. and his family moved from Fayette Co. AL to KS and MO. John R. KIRKLAND d. 1879 in Vernon Co. MO. The following are the known children of John R. & "Ollie" Kirkland. 1- Elizabeth J. KIRKLAND b.abt 1831 AL, may have married Jeremiah HARRISON and had son William. 2- Virginia KIRKLAND, b.abt 1832 AL. 3- Constine P. "Conn" KIRKLAND, b.abt 1834 AL. 4- Robert H. KIRKLAND, b. abt 1835 AL. Married #1 Sarah Elizabeth McMULLEN 1857 Miami Co. KS, Married #2 Mrs. Mary FORGE, 1875 Ottawa, Franklin Co. KS. He d. 1895 Franklin Co. KS. 5- Clark KIRKLAND, b. 1837 AL, married #1 Sarah PLUMMER, #2 Margaret LEONARD. He d. 1922 St. Clair Co. MO. 6- John Anderson KIRKLAND (my g gf) b. 1841 Fayette Co. AL. Married Hannah EFAW. He d. 1919 Franklin Co. KS. 7- Jehue KIRKLAND, b. abt 1843 AL. 8- Perry Smith KIRKLAND, b. 1844 AL. Married Anna McCormack. He d. 1926 Junction City, Geary Co. KS. 9- Olivia Ann KIRKLAND, b. 1846 AL. Married Mason J. PLUMMER jr. She d. 1923 Vernon Co. MO. The 1910 Vernon Co. Census has living with her a grandson, Melvin ROGERS, age 5, born Indian Territory. Melvin's parents born TN MO. 10- Daniel Elliott KIRKLAND, b 1848 AL. Married Margaret STRICKLAND. He d. 1910 Neosho Co. KS.


Surnames: MCELFRISH MCELFRESH MONCRIEF MONCREEF CHEROKEE
Submitter: Mac (mcomer@iland.net)
Date: 04 Aug 1999

Searching for information on McElfresh or McElfrish and Moncreef or Moncrief. Know that Robert McElfrish (?) married Mary Jane Moncreif (?) in Cedar County, Oct. 12, 1873, but both supposedly resided in Vernon County at the time. Mary Jane's mother was supposedly 1/2 French, 1/2 Cherokee. There supposedly was a Cherokee settlement somewhere in Vernon County (by the creek?) and am also searching for information on that same settlement. Any help would be appreciated. I'm at a dead-end here. Thank you.


Surnames: MCCULLOUGH
Submitter: Dorothy McCullough (dorothy@richhill.net)
Date: 08 Aug 1999

I would like to find where Matthew and Clary McCullough are buried.He was born in Penn.and died in Metz,Mo.in1869,she was also in Metz.We undestood they were buried near Metz,but have searched diligently for their graves ,but have come up with no info.Would their possibly be an unlisted cemetery ,someone might know about.Any info would be appreciated.Thank You.


Surnames: MESSENGER SELLER FORD PALMER BARNES JOKANDER LOVE BROWNELL SMITH
Submitter: Rose Mitcham (rosebud@rcia.com)
Date: 15 Aug 1999

I am looking for information on a Families by the names of Messenge,Sellers,Hicks,Palmer,Love, Jokander. The family lived around the area of Fort Scott, Kansas and the area of MO. The Messenger Men married women from Mo. Please share!


Surnames: EWING
Submitter: Margrett McCorkle (mmccorkle@worldnet.att.net)
Date: 15 Aug 1999

I am searching census record or any Record of a John Ewing and his wife Eveline Ewing. I do not know what years but they had a son born in 1871, in MO. and may have been the town of Nevada,Vernon CO., MO. his name was William Ewing. Any one with Information Please contact me. mmccorkle@worldnet.att.net or E.12805 29th Ave. Spokane,WA. 99216 Thank You, Margrett


Surnames: WOOD
Submitter: Loretta Wood (loretta@incredibyte.net)
Date: 17 Aug 1999

My father was Haskell Lee Wood. On my birth certicate his birthplace is listed as Vernon Texas. I just recently learned of searching the net for relatives. My fater had 6 brothers. One was Blake Wood who lived in Walla Walla, Washington. I met him when I was three years old. I want to know if there are other family members around. My fathers birth date is 1898. His social security # 525-32-9584. How can I use this little information to find any of my fathers relatives and mine?


Surnames: DADE
Submitter: Pat Stephens (stephla@mvn.net)
Date: 18 Aug 1999

In 1937 there was a Susan (Mrs. W. S.) DADE selling insurance in Nevada. She was a widow, and had two sons, Willoughby, who was living in Philadelphia, and J. B., who was living in Decatur, IL. I am looking for any information about her and her sons. Anything appreciated.


Surnames: SMITH PRESTON
Submitter: Patricia Mathewson (trishouse@aol.com)
Date: 21 Aug 1999

I am looking for information on Ellen E. Smith ggreatgrandmother who married George Preston in Vernon Co. on 6\3\1874. He was from St Clair Co. They subsequently relocated to Tulare Co.,Ca. She was born on 8\14\1852 in Mo. to parents Smith and Collins (no first names known). She died in Ca on 10\22\1924. Would like to find information regarding parents or siblings. Thanks for your help


Surnames: RAKESTRAW BUSHONG
Submitter: Joan Smith (jandjsmith@webzone.net)
Date: 28 Aug 1999

I'm seeking information on the sister of my grandfather, Albert Bradford BUSHONG. Lina BUSHONG RAKESTRAW, b. 1870's, IA. She m. Frank RAKESTRAW and they lived in Horton, Vernon Co. MO in 1912. Any info appreciated.

Surnames: IMLER MAXWELL TIMBERS PERRY TERREL POWERS
Submitter: Cindy (Imler) Bevers (okcbevers@aol.com)
Date: 02 Sep 1999

Seeking any info on my grandfather Solomon C. Imler born 12-4-1868 in Nevada (Vernon Co) MO and/ or his family. He was a very secretive man & we only recently discovered his family on an 1870 Nevada census record. Parents: David Imler est DOB 1829-30 PA & Ellen (Garland?) est DOB 1834 VA; Siblings: Thomas P. est DOB 1854 OH, Emma est DOB 1858 IL, John W. est DOB 1860 MO, & Daniel est DOB 1865 KS. Some of the family were still living in Nevada as late as 1923. I have located the following marriage licenses & records for the family in Nevada: Solomon married Wilda Maxwell 12-26-1887; Jennie Perry 4-21-1900; Effie Campbell Timbers (died 1913) 11-18-1905; Jennie Terrel 8-21-1914 (div. 12-28-1914); Amanda E. Powers 9-16-1916; married Mary Wilson in McCurtain Co., OK 12-19-1922. Thomas Imler married Nancy C. Baker 10-28-1875, had a son Eddy 1877, div. 2-3-1906; Alice Jones 4-8-1887; Minnie ? 12-28-1896, div. 12-18-1897; Annie Roundtree 12-1-1898 & 2-21-1906, had a daughter named Glessie Mae 5-1900; Glesse Mae married Henry Maupin 7-13-1919; I would appreciate any information on any of this family. My e-mail: okcbevers@aol.com Address: Cindy Bevers 6321 Anderson Dr Oklahoma City, OK 73149


Surnames: IMLER MAXWELL TIMBERS PERRY TERREL POWERS BAKER ROUNDTREE MAUPIN
Submitter: Cindy (Imler) Bevers (okcbevers@aol.com)
Date: 02 Sep 1999

Seeking any info on my grandfather Solomon C. Imler born 12-4-1868 in Nevada (Vernon Co) MO and/ or his family. He was a very secretive man & we only recently discovered his family on an 1870 Nevada census record. Parents: David Imler est DOB 1829-30 PA & Ellen (Garland?) est DOB 1834 VA; Siblings: Thomas P. est DOB 1854 OH, Emma est DOB 1858 IL, John W. est DOB 1860 MO, & Daniel est DOB 1865 KS. Some of the family were still living in Nevada as late as 1923. I have located the following marriage licenses & records for the family in Nevada: Solomon married Wilda Maxwell 12-26-1887; Jennie Perry 4-21-1900; Effie Campbell Timbers (died 1913) 11-18-1905; Jennie Terrel 8-21-1914 (div. 12-28-1914); Amanda E. Powers 9-16-1916; married Mary Wilson in McCurtain Co., OK 12-19-1922. Thomas Imler married Nancy C. Baker 10-28-1875, had a son Eddy 1877, div. 2-3-1906; Alice Jones 4-8-1887; Minnie ? 12-28-1896, div. 12-18-1897; Annie Roundtree 12-1-1898 & 2-21-1906, had a daughter named Glessie Mae 5-1900; Glesse Mae married Henry Maupin 7-13-1919; I would appreciate any information on any of this family. My e-mail: okcbevers@aol.com Address: Cindy Bevers 6321 Anderson Dr Oklahoma City, OK 73149


Surnames: SMITH FERGUSON
Submitter: Roberta Smith (cybersmiths@scican.net)
Date: 03 Sep 1999

I am looking for James Elroy(Leroy) Smith and Julius Maria Ferguson. They are the supposed parents of Charles Emmitt Smith 1885-1940. Charles was possibly born in Princeton, Iowa. Nevada Missouri was were he said he lived before he ran away as a young boy.


Surnames: MEEK GREEN QUINN MANSFIELD OYLER CHILDS CARROLL DUVALLE TAPPER
Submitter: BETTY CONLEY (chipk@alltel.net)
Date: 06 Sep 1999
URL: http://home.switchboard.com/MILLFARMINN

ANYONE KNOW MORE ABOUT SAMUEL MEEK WHO DIED IN VERNON COUNTY IN 1860? ANY HELP IS APPRECIATED. THANKS, BETTY CONLEY, ASSISTED BY CHIP KESSLER


Surnames: HICKS MUSE YARTH
Submitter: John Munro (HenryWelton@Juno.com)
Date: 08 Sep 1999

I am looking for information on Green Lawn Cemetery in Vernon Co. and info on any Hicks that may be buried there.


Surnames: GRAY FREY
Submitter: Chris Martin (calm3@papadocs.com)
Date: 10 Sep 1999

Am searching for information about Philip GRAY 1834-1915 who married Martha FREY 1839-1907. They are buried in Moore Cemetery, Nevada, Missouri. They moved from central Illinois after about 1865. In the 1887 History of Vernon Co MO. I see several GRAY surnames listed; is there a connection?


Surnames: CAUGHLIN
Submitter: Stacey Rego (StaceyRego@aol.com)
Date: 11 Sep 1999

Alfred Leroy ("Roy") Caughlin was born August 9, 1897 in Moundville, MO. His parents names were Daniel & Lena Caughlin. Lena was Native American. Any info on them to help me trace ancestry further back would be greatly appreciated! Thank you!! Stacey


Surnames: RANSDELL
Submitter: Ed Ransdell (janeed1@gateway.net)
Date: 12 Sep 1999

Looking for Walter Ransdell and/or Elizah(Eli)Ransdell circa. 1870-1895 Thanks!!!


Surnames: HAASE HAYES
Submitter: Elaine Kiner (ekiner@rcdsandiego.org)
Date: 14 Sep 1999

Information on the Hayes/Haase family born and buried in Nevada, Vernon County, MO.


Surnames: PRICE WORKMAN MANN
Submitter: antoinette workman vawter (avawter11@excite.com)
Date: 25 Sep 1999

The family of William & Eva Price lived in Montevallo from the 1850s until 1892. Dau. Nancy Elizabeth m. John L. Workman on 18 Nov., 1877 here and dau. Sarah Catherine m. Warren R. Mann here 17 Dec., 1874, r. Montevallo & Milo until her d. in 1935.


Surnames: DANIEL WISE ELIZA WISE CHARLES WESLY WISE
Submitter: Russell C. Wise (rcwise@glhn.com)
Date: 28 Sep 1999

Information regarding Daniel and Eliza Wise. Lived in Vernon County in the 1850's. Their son, Charles Wesly Wise was born iin 1852.


Surnames: VAN CUREN
Submitter: D G Van Curen (vancuren53@aol.com)
Date: 29 Sep 1999

Looking for information on Cornelius Van Curen of Clear Creek, Vernon County, m. to Sarah(1880, Missouri census)

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