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Vernon County Queries

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Submitter: Katherine Farmer (
Date: 09 Apr 2002

Surnames: THOMAS Submitter: Katherine Farmer ( UPDATE! (Apr.02) on the family of WINFIELD THOMAS (middle name unknown). We now have Winfield's Oklahoma death certificate - it says he was born May 1883 Benton Co., MO. Winfield's parent's are listed as "Unknown". Winfield known to have lived with 2nd wife and child in NEVADA, VERNON CO., MISSOURI 1921-1922 (possibly longer). It is also known to our family that he had a sister named ALICE (also of Nevada, MO)that was married to a BURNWORTH. If anyone can help please write Katherine Farmer at Thank You.

Submitter: Heather Morgan (
Date: 11 Apr 2002

Looking for any info reg Simon Lycurgus Morgan and family. I believe he married Sarah Mobley in 1858 in Vernon county. I am not sure that this is the correct Simon Morgan. I do know that he moved to Stuttgart Ar and in 1896 married Beulah Lane. I am very desperate for any help. Thank you, Heather

Submitter: Willard Bacon (
Date: 12 Apr 2002

The Henry Sonner family moves to Missouri about 1845. They are in Lincoln County in 1850. In 1858 Henry dies. In 1860 his daughter Sarah Catherine marries John Wilson in Lincoln county. John joins the rebel army and Sarah vanishes. The remander of the Soner family begins moving to Vernon County. Family members are Jane,George,Virginia,Mary,Helen,Henry C., Thomas J., and Sarah Myers. The last of the family moves in 1887. Some were buried in Berea Cemetary. Blue Mound Township is mentioned, as is the town of Myrtle. Please help me find out if Sarah Catherine Sonner Wilson, moved to Vernon County, and if she died or got a divorce while she was there. When John Wilson finally got home from the war, he didn't seem to have a wife.

Surnames: VETTERS
Submitter: Desiree Graham (
Date: 15 Apr 2002

I am looking for any information (birth, marriage, death records, directories, taxes, cemetery records, anything at all) for the VETTERS family. Three generations of the Vetters lived in Coal Township in Vernon County during the 1870's, 1880's and 1890's. Part of the family moved to Colorado after 1902, but I am sure that some of the family likely stayed in Missouri. I would appreciate ANY information! Thank you -

Submitter: Janice Neagle (
Date: 19 Apr 2002

William & Susie Ann Pryor came to Vernon Co. 1882; children - Mathias, Charles (married to Mattie Perry in 1883 in Vernon Co), John, Thomas, Robert Levi (married Mary Catherine Williams in 1894 in Vernon Co - their children, William E.1895, James Frederick 1897 born in Vernon Co), James L. (married Daisy Hogan in 1900 in Vernon Co and died their in 1957), and Eliza (married John Place in 1889 in Vernon Co). Also Mary Catherine Pryor (Robert's wife) supposedly died there in 1911. Can anyone please help me with this family?

Submitter: June Lowry (
Date: 23 Apr 2002

I am looking for any and all Lowry's and Schonewetter (Schoneweather)'s from Vernon County.

Submitter: Karl Sprenger (
Date: 25 Apr 2002

Looking to share info on the Stewarts, Sprengers, Cottrells, of Schell city area, also Cripliver

Submitter: Lisa Nelson (
Date: 27 Apr 2002

Marriage Look ups for the David K. Perkins family of Moundville, Vernon County, Missouri. Looking for someone who can do marriage look up (s). Looking for David K. Perkins and his wife, Huldah Catherine (nee ?) marriage record prob. bef 1880. Also looking for any of their children's wedding records: Bessie Lee Perkins to Nealy Martin Addison abt 1899 or early 1900. Ida J. Perkins to ?. Prob. aft 1900 but before 1920. Renda C. Perkins to ?. Aft 1905 bef. 1920. Any help is greatly appreciated. Thanks, Lisa

Submitter: Joe D. Rinehart & Dawn L. Rinehart (
Date: 28 Apr 2002

Looking for information on Raymond Thomas Armstrong born Deer Field died Nevada MO. son of Ira O. Armstrong and Mettie McCullough of Cole County MO.

Surnames: STINSON
Submitter: Charles Buckley (
Date: 30 Apr 2002

Interested in information about Reuben Stinson and his family. Move to Vernon county ca. 1863 from Harrison county. Died in 1880s, buried in Balltown cemetery. Chuck Buckley

Submitter: Jennifer Gordon Gray (
Date: 02 May 2002

I'm looking for Alzada Taylor, who married James Jones, b. in 1817 in KY, d. 1897. They are buried in Deepwood, Nevada, Vernon County. They were the parents of Charlie Oscar Jones, Walter Jones, Fida Belle Jones, Ida Jones and Harry Jones. Jennifer Gray

Submitter: Kelly Barnes (
Date: 03 May 2002

I am looking for info on Bird Thomas Piper and Ida Whitesides Piper. They lived in Vernon Co MO between 1907 and 1930. They had five children not sure where in MO they were born, but the oldest was with them in Vernon Co MO according to the 1910 census. I would like a copy of the census record that shows them living in Vernon Co MO in 1910 or at least where I might find that info. Bird and Ida were born in MO, not sure where. Thanks, Kelly

Surnames: WILLIAMS
Submitter: Elladean Rupert Chambers (
Date: 07 May 2002

ARTHUR W. WILLIAMS with wife GLADYS appeared in the 1920 census for Vernon County. If he was married in Vernon County, divorced in Vernon County and remarried in Vernon County, where would I turn for the record of each of these events? County Clerk? State? Thanks.

Submitter: Victoria Sills (
Date: 12 May 2002

In looking up information in Vernon Co. MO, I noticed that John Hill was a registered voter in 1866. My ggreatgrandfather, John Hill, was living in MO in at that time, but I can't find out where. He was in Benton Co. in 1870, and possibly at least 2 years prior to that, then he was in Jasper Co. in 1880. He rode with Quantrill on the Lawrence Raid in 1863. I am wondering if the John Hill listed in Vernon Co. might be my ggreatgrandfather?? Another reason it caught my attention is there was also listed a John Foster. John Foster, my greatgrandfather, married John Hill's daughter. John Foster was born in Warsaw in 1846. I was wondering if there would be anymore information on either of these 2 men in records there. I am especiallly looking for anything on John Hill. By the way, my gggreatgrandfather, John Hill's name is John F. Hill. He was born in Va in 1824. Any help would be greatly appreciated. Thanks, Victoria Sills

Submitter: Margo Mellor (
Date: 20 May 2002

I am looking for Altna Emma Stevens as a child. Her birth date is June of 1855. She married Elijah Archer 25 of Dec 1877 in Missouri

Submitter: Diana (
Date: 26 May 2002

I am in search of am obituary dated in Dec. of 1975. The name of the individual is Blanche Margaret Brown and the date of the funeral was Dec. 16, 1975. If anyone has any information on this individual please contact me at:

Submitter: M Rauck (
Date: 14 Jun 2002

Looking for whereabouts of Arthur Rauck, listed in the USA-Census of 1920 for Washington Township, Vernon County, Missouri State, USA country. Age 46 (I had April 1881 as his birth date, though, son of Josef Burkard Rauck, born 8 Oct 1843 Geisa (teacher, then merchant in Herman, Missouri), died after 1900 and Hanny Clary, died after 1900

Submitter: Brenda Hughes (
Date: 21 Jun 2002

Looking for information on Albert Watson b. 1892 d. 1850 in Nevada, Vernon County, MO. Jeffery and Margaret McCrary. Jeffery was a lawyer in Nevada. John Henry Ritchey and a family. Geneva Batson-Watson married Hiram McKenzie and lived and died in Deerfield had one son Herbert.

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