Vernon County Queries


Surnames: RICKETTS EVANS
Submitter: Ron Evans (panamas@gtcom.net)
Date: 05 Jan 2001

I am trying to trace members of the Evans family or Ricketts family from Bronaugh, Moundville & Deerfield who may have fought for the Confederacy in the War Between the States.

Surnames: MCFARLAND PADEN PATTON
Submitter: Jude (judegillespie@home.com)
Date: 05 Jan 2001

I am looking for ANY relatives of the McFarland family that lived in or near Nevada, Vernon Co., Mo. Here is some info I have on the Family: Charles W. McFarland was married to a Nancy Jane Paden (Patton), they were suppose to of had a large family. Don't know all the names of the kids, but here are a few: Fred lived 11-AUG-1906 (born in Vernon Co.) to SEP-1985 (Died in Calhoun, Ga.) Norm (Norman) lived and died in Vernon Co., Mo. from 30-JAN-1907 to JUL-1992 Orville V. born in Nevada 13-AUG-1909, died in Omaha, Ne., 22-SEP-1980 If you or related to anyone from this family or know anyone from this family, Please email me. Thank You.


Surnames: NEWMAN KEMPER
Submitter: Joni Meredith (Candychevy@aol.com)
Date: 13 Jan 2001

Looking for any information about A Frank Newman who married Carrie ?. they lived in Nevada area and Deerfield area of Vernon county. they had a son named Rolla Newman who was b. 1897/8 and died in 1918 in WW1. They are linked to the Kemper family. Thank you


Surnames: KEMPER NEWMAN
Submitter: Joni Meredith (Candychevy@aol.com)
Date: 13 Jan 2001

Looking for info on a David Kemper and ? Newman. They had a daughter named Jessie Kemper who married Charles Meredith in 1904 in Nevada, Vernon Cty, MO


Surnames: ROSENBAUM MAHNKEN
Submitter: Nancy Rowser (silverngold@attitude.com)
Date: 13 Jan 2001

ROSENBAUM: I am researching the family of my greatgrandmother, Sarah (Sally) Rosenbaum. The family Bible states that she was from Vernon Co when she married Herman C Mahnken on Jan 22, 1863 in Fort Scott KS. What I need most is a link as to who her family was. If anyone has any information which could help, please contact me.


Surnames: RHODES KING LEWIS
Submitter: Roger Knowles Thompson (otho10@home.com)
Date: 14 Jan 2001

JAMES RHODES Married ADDA LEE KING 22 Feb 1883 in Vernon County, she thought to be dau of GEORGE KING and LOUISA LEWIS of Cape Girardeau James Rhodes known to have been born in Mo-- anyone know of them? Thanks Roger


Surnames: ALEXANDER APPLEGATE HARVEY WALKER RILEY CAIN LYONS BROWN MARLIN
Submitter: Mimi Alexander (alexanders@home.com)
Date: 26 Jan 2001

The following surnames lived in Vernon County, MO.,from the mid 1800's to early 1900's. They are: ALEXANDER, APPLEGATE, HARVEY, WALKER, RILEY, WALKER, MARLIN, CAIN, LYONS, BROWN and ZIMMERMAN. Contact me if you connect to this combination of surnames during this time period. You have my Sincere appreciation, Mimi Alexander


Surnames: BLANKENSHIP REES
Submitter: Sue Blankenship (jstducky@erols.com)
Date: 27 Jan 2001

Searching for information on Ezekial Blankenship who married a Margares Rees in Vernon County. Ezekial was born in 1844 in KY. Son of Ezekial and Lydia Blankenship. Please contact me at jstducky@erols.com if you have any information. Thanks Sue B


Surnames: HATFIELD PUCKETT CLEVENGER ELLIOTT
Submitter: Jackie Parker (RWPARKER@leaco.net)
Date: 30 Jan 2001

Joseph Hatfield married Mary Puckett children were Charles Josie Richard Nora Ted


Surnames: GIBSON PRESTON SHEETS
Submitter: Janet Sheets (ljsheets@iowatelecom.net)
Date: 04 Feb 2001

Am seeking the date death and place of burial of Mary Ann Gibson, wife of Benjamin Sheets and mother of Albro B. Sheets who died in Vernon Co. Mo. in 1907. Benjamin died a young man and she married a man whose last name was Preston.


Surnames: HUNT DAILEY STEEL NORGAARD WHITEHEAD ROBINSON
Submitter: Lisa Perry (lpperry@ix.netcom.com)
Date: 05 Feb 2001

Am researching the Thomas HUNT line - particulary Granville W. and Eugenie C. HUNT family. They lived in Nevada, Vernon County from the late 1800s through abt. 1947. Their children were Walter, Clementine (Steel), Cora (Norgaard), Maude (Whitehead) and "adopted" daughter Anna (Dailey). Any information or leads greatly appreciated.


Surnames: MYERS CROTTY COREL
Submitter: Bobby Dobbins Title (Snibbod1@aol.com)
Date: 06 Feb 2001

MYERS, CROTTY Looking for descendants of John & Helen Gertrude MYERS CROTTY, and descendants of Edgar W. and Margaret MYERS. Edgar had two daughters who died young. Do not know if there were any other children of these couples. Helen and Edgar were children of Willis Myers and wife Julia Ann COREL. I can supply lots of information on Corel family. All information shared and e-mails answered.


Surnames: MCDANIEL SCOVILLE
Submitter: Jenny Dahl (jdahl@mmcable.com)
Date: 13 Feb 2001
URL: http://home.mmcable.com/dahl/

Is there still a State Hospital #3 in Nevada, MO? My grandfather died there in 1940 and may be buried in their cemetary. Does anyone know of any contacts I could try? Grandfather's name was Tom or Thomas McDaniel. He was married to Melvia Gertrude (Gert) Scoville - but she died in 1931 and is buried elsewhere. Thanks!


Surnames: JAMISON HOLLAND
Submitter: Kathleen Rizer (RizerK@erinet.com)
Date: 13 Feb 2001

I have that Lavara Holland Jamison died 3 Sep 1936 and is buried in Newton Cemetery, Vernon co, Missouri. I believe her husband, Pierce Lindsay Jamison is buried with her. I only have his birth date of July 1844. When did he die? Their children were: William H., Ernest J, Grace, and Ica Jamison. Ica Jamison married Leon Hess. Who did the other children marry? All seem to be buried in Vernon Co, Missouri.


Surnames: MAXWELL
Submitter: Mary Schambach (mes11@earthlink.net)
Date: 13 Feb 2001

I am looking for ANY information about my Great Grandfather, Charles Herman Augustus Schambach and his family. I know that he resided in Nevada, MO from 1900 - 1910. Was married to May Maxwell and had 4 children (2 of which passed away before 1915 and two surviving sons: Claude and Emmitt). From what I've been told, he was married prior to Great Grandma May and had some children with his first wife as well.


Surnames: CORBIN
Submitter: Penny Stewart (penkap1@home.com)
Date: 15 Feb 2001

Will share turn of the century photo of Mr. & Mrs. Fred Corbin and baby taken in Nevada, Missouri. Found in Portland, Oregon antique shop.


Surnames: RINEHART RIETOW
Submitter: Jeanne (mssloz@cs.com)
Date: 18 Feb 2001

I am looking for info on Otto and Etta Rietow. They lived in Milo, MO and then moved to Sheldon. They were married in Nevada, MO May 16, 1944. Otto died in Sheldon in 1952 and Etta died in Nevada Nov 5, 1959. They are buried in the Sheldon Cemetery. I would like any additional information anyone might have on them. Children? Siblings? Etc. I am also looking for information on the RINEHART'S. Albert Franklin, Mary Lillian and Susie (Lucy Jane). They lived in Milo, MO in the early 1940's. I would like any information on parents, siblings, school records etc. Also, any other RINEHART'S that lived in the Vernon County area. Thank you!


Surnames: PLUMER SMITH TAYLOR
Submitter: Alicia (amaisano@mmcable.com)
Date: 27 Feb 2001

Searching for relatives of William Smith b 1858 in Iowa and Jennie Plumer b ca. 1870. Married in Missouri ca. 1887. Jennie Plumer Smith died before 1900 census. Had 4 dau's Iva S. Smith, Velia M. Smith, Dottie L. Smith, and Macey L. Smith. Iva is my grandmother. She married Frank Taylor ca. 1925 and lived in Oklahoma. Any information for Plumer's or Smith's appreciated.


Surnames: HUDSON SUTTON LANDER
Submitter: Ginette VandenOever (g1vanden@airmail.net)
Date: 28 Feb 2001

Looking for descendants of Charles W. Hudson and Annie D. (Sutton) Hudson. Charles W. Hudson was the son of Atha Gregory and Catherine (Lander) Hudson. Charles W. Hudson was born May 25, 1840 in Trigg County, KY; married Annie D. Sutton April 24, 1866 in Pettis County, MO; died April 15, 1909 in Vernon County, MO. Charles and Annie are both buried in Greenlawn Cemetery near Schell City, MO. Two children of 6 known so far: Alvira Hudson b. Oct. 1874 and Charles B. Hudson b. April 1876 who married Gertrude (last name unknown so far). Please e-mail me if you know anything about Charles & Annie Hudson or are related to them.


Surnames: SHEETS WELTON
Submitter: Connie Spindel (alconnielv@earthlink.net)
Date: 01 Mar 2001

SHEETS and WELTON families in Deerfield and Moundville area 1880 to 1930's. Eldon WELTON b.1894 in MO, was a mail carrier in Deerfield in 1920. His wife Grace L. SHEETS b.1897 in Moundville, MO. Eldons father was Thomas WELTON b. 1856 in OR. was also living in Deerfield in 1920 with 2nd. wife (I think), Myrtle b.1885 in MO. Grace SHEETS/WELTON's parents lived in Moundville. Her mother Emma SHEETS b.1859 in IA, was listed on the 1920 census as living in Deerfield Village. She was widowed and had her daughter Iva B. SHEETS b.1901 living with her. 1920 census Iva is listed as a school teacher, country school. Also living with Emma & Iva is a granddaughter Hazel b.1907 in MO. Any help you can offer on these families would be much appreciated! Connie Spindel


Surnames: WOODWARD BEAN WILLIAMS FELTNOR MABRAY
Submitter: gerald andrews (gerandrws@aol.com)
Date: 03 Mar 2001

Peter and Mary/Polly? had the following children: 1.Lucas Woodward b. abt.1824 in Wayne Cnty.MO. d.1865 in Montalvo,Vernon Cnty.MO.(bushwhacked in front of his children.)His widow was named BEAN. 2.John Woodward b. abt 1829 3.Theodore Woodward b. abt.1849 4.Washington Woodward b. abt.1846 5.Mary Woodward bb. abt. 1843 6.Edwin Woodward b. abt. 1841 7.David Woodward b. abt.1839 8.Franklin Woodward b. abt.1835,m.Susan Percy Williams 9.Artellerra Woodward b. abt.1833 10.Peter Woodward b. abt.1831, m.Harriet Williams 11.William Woodward b. abt.1826 12.James Woodward b. abt.1828 Lucas Woodward(above)and his wife BEAN had the following children: 1.Napolian Woodward b. abt.1859 in Taney Cnty.MO m.Margarete Feltnor b. abt.1860 2.Franklin Woodward b. abt.1853 in MO.m.Susan Percy Williams b.Graves Cnty,Kentucky. 3.John Seldon Woodward b.abt.1855 in MO.m.Hannah Mabray


Surnames: SEABAUGH WIDENER HARMAN
Submitter: Thomas L. Harman (tlharman@nwol.net)
Date: 09 Mar 2001

Searching for descendants of Claude Seabaugh and Genevia/Geneva Widener. Claude b. 6/13/1909 is supposed to have died in Nevada, 7/1965. Genevia/Geneva Widener was the daughter of Hattie C.Harman and James Andrew Widener. I have no dates for Genevia. I am hoping one of their descendants can help me learn what happened to Genevia's siblings.


Surnames: MISENER MCKNIGHT MISNER
Submitter: Jane Misener Aronhalt (JAron29442@aol.com)
Date: 10 Mar 2001

I am researching Benjamin Misener/Misner, b. 19 Feb, 1826. in Pennsylvania. Married Mary Jane McKnight b. 14, July 1829 in Ohio. They were married in Linn Co. Iowa. They were in Vernon Co, Mo by 1857, when son Joseph Emmerson Harrison Misener was born.


Surnames: BAKER
Submitter: James R. Baker, Jr. (jrbakerjr@prodigy.net)
Date: 10 Mar 2001
URL: http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~jrbakerjr/genealogy/index.htm

William Wiley Baker settled in Nevada, Missouri in 1896. He was born in 1853 in Iowa. He and his wife separated in 1907, but both stayed in Nevada. About 1912, he supposedly went to visit someone, somewhere in Kansas, and died there. Where? When? Who did he go to visit. Any help would be greatly appreciated.


Surnames: MCDOWELL SIMMS MARTIN BLACK FUNK SCHUTE MOBERLY
Submitter: WM. McDowell (wmmac751@yahoo.com)
Date: 10 Mar 2001

Looking for any information regarding family members of any of the surnames above. Belive that all resided in or around Moundville after 1850. All were Son-in-laws of William B. Mcdowell and Brothers-in-law of James Monroe, Alonzo, Stephen, Otis and William twin to James Monroe.


Surnames: FICKLE
Submitter: Jane Moore (patandjane11@yahoo.com)
Date: 16 Mar 2001

I am seeking info on the FICKLE family. I understand that they lived in Vernon Co. in the latter part of the 1800's (probably in the Nevada area). One daughter attended school at a private institute there. Thanks.


Surnames: HUNT DAILEY ROBINSON COOLBAUGH HICKS COX
Submitter: Lisa Perry (lpperry@cablespeed.com)
Date: 17 Mar 2001

Leonard ROBINSON and Jenetta (Nettie) HUNT were married in Nevada, Vernon County on 6 Feb 1901. Their children were Liddie May (Coolbaugh), Dora (Cox) and Anna (Dailey). Nettie was the daughter of Thomas and Nancy (Hicks) Hunt.


Surnames: ARMSTRONG DUNCAN
Submitter: Jeannie Lancaster (jeanniel@apex.net)
Date: 19 Mar 2001

I am looking for information on James Armstrong who I think married a Nancy Duncan 12/14/1837 in Hopkins Co., Kentucky. They moved to Johnson Co., MO in early 1840's, on to Cedar Co., MO and finally to Vernon Co. (in 1870 census). I would like to have his household in 1870 Vernon Co. census. Was he there in 1860 census? He died bet. 1874-1880. Any help would be appreciated.


Surnames: NIEMEYER RAMSEY
Submitter: Teresa Pevlor (tapevlor@peoplepc.com)
Date: 20 Mar 2001

Looking for anyone connected with Edward Niemeyer (Joseph Edward Niemeyer) who was living in Nevada, MO in 1915. Ed had two boys that I know of and also married a Lottie Ramsey. I have information on Ed's father's family.


Surnames: NOBLE SIMPSON
Submitter: Angie Anderson (aanders2@uiuc.edu)
Date: 21 Mar 2001

I'm looking for information on a Bert Noble who lived in Nevada, MO in 1905. His wife was a gg-aunt Simpson) and I'm trying to find more info on them. Thanks, Angie


Surnames: WHEELER HOYT MUNRO
Submitter: Terry Campbell (campterry@bigfoot.com)
Date: 24 Mar 2001

I am looking for information on Belina Wheeler b. 17 April 1801 in Saratoga Springs, Saratoga Co., NY and died in Nevada, Vernon Co., MO on 23 April 1887. He married first, Melinda Hoyt and had Edwin Orlando, Lawrens Staar, Isaacs, Chester Coburn, James H., Jonas, Derinda Rachel, George, Jennie Maria, and Alida Malinda. Married second, Jane Maria Munro. I don't know which children belong to which wife, the last two are probably Jane's. Does anyone know where he is buried?


Surnames: ESTILL ESTELL NOWELL PERCELL
Submitter: Pat DeAtley (deatley@kci.net)
Date: 28 Mar 2001

I am looking for Minnie P Estill family, I am her ggranddaughter. Walker and Harwood are the towns listed on some photos. Other names are Asa, Ed,Rose and Iris. Iris married name is Nowell.Minnies married name is Collins.Minnies mothers fathers name was Percell.The dates would be 1850 to 1920. Any help would help me with this brick wall. Pat


Surnames: MONCRIEF MCELFRESH
Submitter: Mac (mcomer@iland.net)
Date: 30 Mar 2001
URL: http://mac2.www3.50megs.com/

Moncrief - Vernon County. From 1860 Vernon Co Federal Census: I am tracking Samuel Moncrief, age unknown, born TN. Mary J, 10, born MO. Samuel, 7, born MO. Rebell, age 2, born MO. Would like any information anyone has on this family. I know what happened to Mary J (my ggrandmother) but don't have any info except above on the others. Thanks and God bless.

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