Vernon County Queries


Surnames: HAMILTON COLE
Submitter: Shirley Schumacher (shirleys@ticon.net)
Date: 06 Oct 2001

I am looking for Hamilton's who may have lived in Vernon Co, MO between 1850 and 1900. Specific names are James P, William, Joseph M,George W,James M. Mary Ann (Hamilton)Cole died May 13th, 1920 and is buried Nevada,MO. Appreciate any information about this family Shirley

Surnames: JUMP JOHNSON GRIFFIN PERRYMAN WILSON MCCOLLUM MORGAN
Submitter: Charles Johnson (charlesj@citlink.net)
Date: 30 Oct 2001

Syvester Hancock Jump Wife Sarah Margrete Wilson Two daughter's were bourn in Nevada Vernon co MO Jeanette Jump McCollum 21 dec 1870 and Eliza Jane Jump Morgan 24 july 1872 E-Mail charlesj@citlink.net


Surnames: DAVIS ROSEBERRY
Submitter: Gary Honts (jh12687@cedarnet.org)
Date: 08 Nov 2001

I'm looking for information on Myrtle (Roseberry) Davis. I know she lived in Sheldon Mo. in 1944 from her sisters obit. Thanks,


Surnames: COMAN O'COMAN
Submitter: Frances (Slankard@aol.com)
Date: 11 Nov 2001

Has anyone heard of any Coman's or O'Comans living in Vernon County? I have heard a whole mess of them lived here, but have found no evidence of it??


Surnames: LEE
Submitter: Carolyn (carolyn077@msn.com)
Date: 14 Nov 2001

Looking for family of John Sevier Lee and Amanda Tilley Lee who lived in Nevada after 1850 until 1900. Looking for photographs and have pic's to share, also family information.


Surnames: LEE
Submitter: carolyn (carolyn077@msn.com)
Date: 14 Nov 2001

Looking for family of John Sevier Lee and Amanda Tilley Lee who lived in Nevada from about 1855 until 1900. Looking for info from their time in MO also any photographs. I have photographs to share also.


Surnames: BARNHILL EGBERT SHELLENBERGER
Submitter: Donna Egbert (doegbert@aol.com)
Date: 21 Nov 2001

Hello, My name is Donna Egbert. I am trying to find information on my G-Grandparents. Their names were: Harriet Louise Barnhill -she may have been previously married to a Mr. Beard. married about 1893 -John Franklin Shellenberger - There is a Father and Son by the the same name. The Father died about 1905 in Rich Hill MO. They lived in Rich Hill, and Metz,Vernon Co. about 1880-1900. Also if possible Annie Barnhill - sister to Harriet Barnhill married to Sylvester Theodore Shellenberger- brother to younger John F. in 1888 Shellenberger. They also lived in Rich Hill I believe at the same time.


Surnames: BURR ANGLETON MISENER SEELEY
Submitter: Dee Burr (searcher@yournet.com)
Date: 21 Nov 2001

Looking for information on the family of Ezra and Angeline Fleming BURR. From what I can tell Frank (Benjamin Franklin) and sis Martha Susan were in Vernon Co. in 1884 and 1886 when they married Iddie MISENER and John ANGLETON. Sis Addie m. Thomas SEELEY in 1888. I can't tell yet whether their parents Ezra and Angeline came to MO or not. They were living in Tioga Neosho KS in 1880. I'd appreciate any help on this family. They have been a brick wall for a long time. Thanks


Surnames: BROWN WALLACE
Submitter: Mike (waja1@win-4-u.net)
Date: 26 Nov 2001

Trying to find imformation on a Charles F Brown born > in Missouri abt. 1857/8 married a Rhoda Wallace in > Nevada Missouri abt 1889. 1900 Iowa census states > parents born Ohio > Any information would be great > Thanks > Mike


Surnames: EWELL SUMMERS
Submitter: Deborah Ewell Lampert (devorahlampert@prodigy.net)
Date: 28 Nov 2001

I am looking for information on Ira Austin Ewell, born 13 Jan. 1842. He married Sarah Summers on 30 March 1872 in Vernon Co. of Missouri. They had 7 children: James Clinton (my grandfather), Frank, Sam, Atta, Mollie, Minnie, and Henry. His son James Clinton married Alfena Clawson in Texas and they had 6 children: James John, Isabell Dorothy, Alfena, Toney Nell, Monroe Cunningham, and Willie Lee, who was my father. Any information on this family will be greatly appreciated.


Surnames: IRWIN
Submitter: Edie Woodard (ewoodard@in-tch.com)
Date: 30 Nov 2001

Hi List, I am new to the list and am searching for descendants of Elihu Irwin found in the 1860 Vernon County Census. He was born 1816 in Tennessee or Indiana and had a son Cornelius, born 1854 in Missouri. Elihu's wife was Mary born 1817 in Kentucky. Will share any information that I have. I have been searching for Cornelius for so many years. Hope to link up with his family. Thanks so much. Edie


Surnames: PADGET PADGETT
Submitter: Earl C. Padgett (ECP6522@AOL.com)
Date: 01 Dec 2001

I have a Lillie Padget, born abt 1882 as an inmate in a Vernon Co., MO institution. This is listed in the 1910 census. What institution is in Vernon Co. in 1910? State Prison, mental institution, blind school, etc.? Sincerely, Earl Earl C. ("Cal") Padgett, Jr. 6522 Summit St. Kansas City MO 64113-1821 ECP6522@aol.com (816) 361-5360 Using "PAF 2.3.1" (LDS genealogy program) for Apple Macintosh and Macintosh Performa 6116CD Computer.


Surnames: PRYOR/PRIOR WILLIAMS WHITSTINE
Submitter: Janice Neagle (neagle@cowleycollege.com)
Date: 05 Dec 2001

Looking for info on William & Susie Ann (Whitstine) Pryor/Prior and/or Robert Levi & Mary Catherine (Williams) Pryor. Robert & Mary were married in Rhinehart 4/21/1894. Supposedly William died in Vernon Co 12/8/1911, but can't find any death records. He and Susie are buried at Olive Branch Cemetary, Dover Township. If anyone has any information on these people, PLEASE contact me at neagle@cowleycollege.com. Thanks!


Submitter: Nana (ff5313@attbi.com)
Date: 05 Dec 2001

Anyone know of any Woody families?


Surnames: JOLLIFF LACKEY
Submitter: Kathleen Rizer (RizerK@erinet.com)
Date: 05 Dec 2001

The 1870 Missouri census shows William James Jolliff and wife Emily (Lackey) enumerated in Virgil twp, Vernon Co. along with daughter Mary who was born about 1869. William was born 26 Mar 1843 in Missouri (maybe Knox Co.) Emily was born about 1851 in Indiana. Were there more children?? Seeking further details and death data.


Surnames: SIMMERS HILL
Submitter: Talma Klaassen (tbk@wichita.infi.net)
Date: 08 Dec 2001

Need info on Allen Summers and his wife Ethel May Hill. Lived near Metz MO. Talma Klaassen tbk@wichita.infi.net


Surnames: WENTWORTH
Submitter: Verda Fulkerson (ddful@swbell.net)
Date: 12 Dec 2001

Timber Cemetery/Harrison Township/Vernon Co., MO Does anyone know where this cemetery might be located, or if it now goes by a different name? It is suspose to be located about 8 miles south of Fort Scott, KS, but we believe on the Missouri side of the state line. Have a GGGrandmother Mary "Polly" Wentworth that died in 1845 and is suspose to be buried there. Any help appreciated.


Surnames: BEEBE TAMET DELLINGER COFFEE RUSE
Submitter: Joe Ormond (Ormondjoe@aol.com)
Date: 13 Dec 2001

Alfred Noble Beebe of Ft. Scott Kansas married Mary Olive (Molly) Dellinger of Ft. Scott, Kansas on Feb 25, 1875 in Nevada, MO. Witness were A.H. Tamet and Dennis Coffee. Marriage performed by S.R. Ruse,Pastor M.E. Church, Nevada, MO. Any additional information would be appreciated.


Surnames: ROSS WILLOUGHBY RUSH BAZE OR BAISE SMITH BOATRIGHT SHULTS OR SHULTZ WALKER
Submitter: Debra McBride (debbimac4_gene@yahoo.com)
Date: 26 Dec 2001

I am searching for my Gr.Gr.Gr.Grandmother Charity aka as Charlotte Black. Her maiden name was Baze, and her first marriage was to James Ross. Her second marriage was to Abel Black. Charlotte was born in Tn. and then moved to Barry Co.Mo. James died in 1850 and she remarried Abel in 1852 at Barry Co.MO. He died in 1863/64 at Barry Co.Mo. According to documents Charlotte was in Vernon Co.Nevada,Mo. by 1868 as this is the address of residence she gave to the War Dept. She must have been living with her daughter Sarah Jane nee Ross Willoughby as this is also her address along with a Madison Walker. Im not sure the correct year when she moved from Barry Co. to Vernon Co. Documents show that her next residence was in Van Buren,Crawford Co.Ark. by 1883. If anyone has any information about any of these people I have mentioned, Please contact me asap. I have alot of info. from James Ross and Charity(Charlotte) Ross,Black offsprings. Will share info. Debra McBride


Surnames: BEACHEM BEECHAM
Submitter: Don Fuller (donfuller60@hotmail.com)
Date: 27 Dec 2001

I am trying to find information on my wife's Father's family. Her father was William Sylvester Beecham. His father was John W(esley?) Beecham (Beachem). His father was William Beecham (Beachem). I know that John was born in Missouri. He also stated on his marriage license that his father was born in Ohio. I found a William Beachem (born Ohio) in Lake, Vernon, Missouri for the 1880 Federal Census. He has a son John W. with the approximately correct age. I would appreciate any help in obtaining any information concerning this family in Vernon County, Missouri.

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