Vernon County Queries


Submitter: Russell C Wise (rwise@glhn.com)
Date: 01 Oct 1999

Looking for information on Charles Wesley Wise and his parents, Daniel and Eliza Wise. Lived in Vernon County in the early 1850's. Charles Wesley Wise was born in 1952.

Surnames: BAIER NOVINGER MESSER LEE MACELWAIN HICKS
Submitter: Carol Hicks (CChicks46@aol.com)
Date: 02 Oct 1999

I am inquiring about my step Uncle Robert Eugene Lee born in 1922 to Ernest & Thelma Lee in Missouri. He was a twin and his twin and mother passed away at childbirth. He was born with Infantile paralysis and later contracted Epilepsy. His father, Ernest remarried Mary Lee. They could not care for Robert and he was placed in the State Home in Nevada, Mo. and spent most of his life there. He has 6 step siblings. Thelma, Wanda, Glenna, Ernest Jr., Wilma and Sheri. I have searched for his history and could not come up with any info. I am searching on behalf of my mother Wanda Novinger who lives in Pratt, Ks. and is wanting to know if Robert is still living and how to contact him and if he is passed on, where he is buried. If you could find this info for me and respond, I would appreciate it. Thanks in advanced.


Surnames: COHICK COWICK COWHICK COUICK
Submitter: Mary Tuxhorn (Tuxy2@aol.com)
Date: 03 Oct 1999

I am researching the surnames: COHICK, COWICK, COWHICK, COUICK, etc. There were some Cohick's in Vernon Co., MO approx. 1890 - 1920. Any information will be greatly appreciated. Thank you. Mary T/IL


Surnames: PICKARD REVEAL TYLER
Submitter: Sarah Steel (viemont@yahoo.com)
Date: 06 Oct 1999

Albert PICKARD came to Vernon county,Missouri in the 1860, from Ind. His wife was Mary Jane REVEAL PICKARD. they lived in Vernon county til 1870. Was they in the 1870 census.Mary Tyler believed was the mother of Mary Jane REVEAL.


Surnames: WOOD AYRES CORN
Submitter: Angela Wood Bossard (angelabossard@hotmail.com)
Date: 11 Oct 1999

Looking for information on the following Wood family members who lived in Vernon County, MO from about 1858-1863: James E Wood m Canzada Ayres. Their son Charles was born in Vernon County in 1858. Children of William W Wood and Mary Amanda (Corn) Wood: Wiley B Wood b 1859 Vernon County Benjamin b abt 1862 Vernon County Any information would be appreciated.


Surnames: COATES WHITE HAROLD
Submitter: Diane Cambre (acdc@compuwise.net)
Date: 14 Oct 1999

I am looking for any information on my great-grandfather James Charles Coates. All I know is that he was a postal worker that lived in Nevada, Missori. He had past away June 2, 1932. He was very known in Vernon and Bates County as Charlie Coates. He was born somewhere in Texas. When he was two years old his family moved to Bates County. Thirty years after that he moved to Walker and then a few years later he moved to Nevada to make his home. While he lived in Bates County he married Mattie White. They had eight children. Shortly after Mattie gave birth to the eighth child Mattie died. On November 29, 1906, he married Mattie Ann Harold. He was buried in Deepwood Cemetery. I want to know if he was buried to Mattie White his first wife or his second wife Mattie Harold. Also if anyone can find a obituary on him I would appreciate it.

Thanks for you time, Diane Cambre


Surnames: HIGDON HOLLAND
Submitter: Jim Carpenter (rcb404@bankrcb.net)
Date: 16 Oct 1999

Searching for information on James D. and Mary C."Molly" [Holland] HIGDON who moved to Dade County,MO.in 1860, from Henry County, MO. They had one son, Joseph who was born at Coal,Henry Co. MO May 2, 1859. They purchased 40 acres Govt. land in Dade Co., Oct.1860. We think James died in Dade County Jan. 13, 1866 and Molly remarried and moved with new husband [name unknown] and son, Joe to Vernon County, MO. The trail ends there. Any help appreciated.


Surnames: BLAND
Submitter: Linda Brooks (lbrooks@ok.azalea.net)
Date: 17 Oct 1999

I'm looking for information on Cottey College that was supposedly located near Nevada, Missouri. My grandmother attended school there for four years, so I'm told. I have been unable to find any information on the school. Her name was Arlie Sue Bland from Tulsa, Oklahoma and the time frame would have been 1917-20. Also, can anyone tell me if the Kansas City Southern Railroad or ANY railroad ran close to Nevada during that time? Thanking you in advance for any response to my query. Linda Brooks


Surnames: DAVIS MILLER
Submitter: Renee Herdt (rherdt1966@aol.com)
Date: 18 Oct 1999

I am searching for info on descendants of Wilburn and Arminda Miller Davis shown in 1889 censue for Vernon Co.They are:John J. b. Dec.1849,James b.1855,rebbecca A. b. 1859,Allice b. 1861, Wilburn T. b.July 1872(my grandfather),Betsy J b.1865,Laura B.b.1868. Can someone help me?


Surnames: MINOR FONBUS MINER HINTON FORBES
Submitter: Kate Hinton (Lazy8h@cs.com)
Date: 26 Oct 1999

I am looking for information on Mary Elizabeth Minor or Miner. She was said to be born in Vernon County on June 2, 1837. Sur names also linked to her were Forbes or Fonbus. Fammily legend says she was half Cherokee. She married John Perry Hinton and later lived in Stephenville, Texas where she died on January 11, 1893. Any information on any of these names from this time period would be very helpful. Thank you.


Surnames: BURGESSER
Submitter: John Michalke (michalke@amigo.net)
Date: 30 Oct 1999
URL: http://home.amigo.net/michalke

William Harrison Burgesser. Listed as a DR. in 1907 tax list. Looking for any information on him and family


Surnames: HUNT DAILEY WHITEHEAD STEEL NORGAARD
Submitter: Lisa Perry (lpperry@ix.netcom.com)
Date: 02 Nov 1999

Looking for information on family of George W. and Eugenie C. HUNT. They lived in Nevada,MO from late 1800s through 1947+? Their children were Clementine (STEEL), Cora (NORGAARD), Walter, Maud (WHITEHEAD) and adopted daughter, Anna (DAILEY). Any information would be appreciated.


Surnames: BROWN
Submitter: gail buck (peewee146@hotmail.com)
Date: 05 Nov 1999

need information on a Charles and Rhoda Brown lived Vernon Co. Nevada area. born 1868-1870 daughter Minnie. any info e-mail peewee146@hotmail.com


Surnames: JONES BUTT WILLIAMSON WILLIAMS
Submitter: Melissa (Marchi1856@aol.com)
Date: 09 Nov 1999

I am looking for information on Arthur & Sarah Jones from Walker Mo. around 1850 and beyond 1919. I am also interested in Oliver Jones also from the area. There father was Enos M. Jones and Sidney Williamson Jones. Any information would be appreciated. Other surnames of interest and relation are Butt, Williamson, Williams

Melissa


Surnames: BRANNOCK
Submitter: Nate Brannock Koris (oakleigh@worldnet.att.net)
Date: 10 Nov 1999

We would like to have any information which you might have on this relative. T.Y. Brannock. We know he was born on 2-16-1841 and died in Vernon on 3-15-1924. He served in the Civil War in Co. A 2nd Missouri Cavalry CSA and is buried as a Veteran. We do not know if he was married or if he had any brothers or sisters. I heard he may have been a figure in the "Brannock Hall" at Central School or College.


Surnames: DAVIS
Submitter: Renee Herdt (Rherdt9166@aol.com)
Date: 12 Nov 1999

I posted the wrong e-mail address in my Query. It should be Rherdt9166@aol.com instead of 1966. Sorry.


Submitter: Renee (rherdt9166@aol.com)
Date: 14 Nov 1999

Does anyone have access to marriage books for Johnson county 1880-1890 to search for marriage of Wilburn T. Davis to Mary Etta Kelly(my grandparents)? thank you


Surnames: DAVIS KELLY
Submitter: Renee (rherdt9166@aol.com)
Date: 14 Nov 1999

Does anyone have access to marriage books for Johnson county 1880-1890 to search for marriage of Wilburn T. Davis to Mary Etta Kelly(my grandparents)? thank you


Surnames: CAUGHLIN ERWINE IRWIN IRVINE IRWINE SCHUMACHER
Submitter: Stacey Rego (StaceyRego@aol.com)
Date: 17 Nov 1999

Daniel R. CAUGHLIN married Lena IRWIN, IRWINE, ERWINE, IRVINE (many variations on different records)in 1890 in Moundville, MO. Lena was Native American and she was born in Moundville on 1/17/1874 as was her mother, Mary IRWIN, ERWINE, etc. on 4/20/1842. Mary's father's surname "appears" to be SCHUMACHER (from Germany) on her death record.

Daniel and Lena had the following two children while still living in Moundville; Thomas J. (b. 3/9/1891) and Alfred LeRoy "Roy" (b. 8/9/1897). Between 1897 and 1903, the family moved to Erie County,PA. Need any info to help trace ancestry back further!! Thank you!! Stacey


Surnames: KEIZRCIS DOWNEY
Submitter: Carolynn Keizer (keizrcis@mciworld.com)
Date: 22 Nov 1999

I am searching for any information on John Maxey Downey and his parents and/or family. I do not know his parents' names. John was born on October 25, 1872 in Vernon County.


Surnames: SCHNEIDER VANSWEARINGEN FRYE
Submitter: Jean (jimg@cyberport.com)
Date: 08 Dec 1999

SCHNEIDER VANSWEARINGEN FRYE LOOKING FOR MAUDE SCHNEIDER, MARRIED TOM VANSWEARINGEN,CHILDREN ARE GLADYS,MILDRED,HENRY. GLADYS,MARRIED CHARLES H. FRYE.THEY ALL LIVED IN VERNON COUNTY AROUND 1920 TO.....???

Surnames: MCGOVNEY
Submitter: Mary Jane McGovney Czap (mjczap@lancnews.infi.net)
Date: 18 Dec 1999

I'm looking for info on my family, MCGOVNEY,who came to Vernon Co.,MO in about 1880 from OH. I think many are buried in Marvin Chapel Cem. near Milo. Thanks, Mary Jane


Surnames: THATCHER WEST? WELCH?
Submitter: Bob Birch (bbrch@worldnet.att.net)
Date: 19 Dec 1999

Looking for any information on the marriage of my g-grandfather Joseph Milton Thatcher to Martha Jane West(Welch). All I have is that they married in Vernon Co. April 4, 1859. Appreciate any information I can get. Thanks Much Bob Birch bbrch@worldnet.att.net Garland, Tx.


Surnames: GORDON GOODALL SCHELL POPE EMBREE WILSON
Submitter: jennifer gordon gray (tartanpony@prodigy.net)
Date: 23 Dec 1999
URL: ww.homestead.com/tartanpony/index.html  (link no longer valid)

Looking for a connection with James Alexander Gordon, b. 1825 in Cole Co., died in 1905 in Vernon Co. M. Mary Anne Rebecca Goodall, they had Henry Burns Gordon, Theodore Perry Gordon, etc.


Surnames: BENSON VAN BENTHUSEN HALL
Submitter: Bob Coogan (bcoogan@earthlink.net)
Date: 29 Dec 1999

Looking for info on Idabelle Benson and her parents Wiley Benson and Susan Van Benthusen. Idabella b.7-23-1871 Deerfield, Vernon county, MO d. 8-22-1955 Staen Island, NY. She married James Hall of Johnson county, MO and moved to Leavenworth,KS before 1890. Daughter Izetta born there 3-6-1891. Izetta is my grandmother. James Hall died bef 1900 and Idabelle married Jacob Early and they were in NY by 1920. Wiley Benson was b. in Tenn. and Susan VanBenthusen in MO. Really interested in finding Wiley and Susan.


Surnames: BENSON VAN BENTHUSEN HALL
Submitter: Bob Coogan (bcoogan@earthlink.net)
Date: 29 Dec 1999

Looking for info on the parents of Idabelle Benson b.1871 Deerfield,Vernon county,MO m. James Hall of Johnson county, MO She later married Jacob Early and moved to NY d. 1955 Father- Wiley Benson b. TN, mother- Susan Van Benthusen b. MO

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