Wright County, Missouri
1861 Taxpayers List
Typed for inclusion on this site by Gloria Bogart Carter.
Originally published by Goodspeed in 1889

"THE TAXPAYERS OF 1861 ARE NAMED IN THE FOLLOWING LIST, THE MEN WHO SERVED IN THE FEDERAL OR CONFEDERATE ARMY ALSO FINDING A PLACE:

AARON Edward
ABISHER Anderson
ADAMS James (F) killed on Fox Creek 1862
ADAMSON Alfred 16th MO S M CAV
ALEXANDER J.N.
ALFORD John (F)
ALFORD Riley (F)
ALLEN D.W. 73 E M M
ALLEN John 73d E M M (poet)
ALLEN John
ALLEN Josiah
ALLISON George S.
AMICK Barney 1st MO CAV
ANDERSON Andy
ATHERTON Augustus
ATKISON Aniel (F)
ATKISON  J. W. (F)
ATKISON W.J.K. (F)
AUSTIN N.D.
AUSTIN P.A. (There were a few Austins in the Confederate
    service)
BAKER Andrew 8th MO CAV
BAKER John 8th MO CAV
BAKER Jesse P. (dec)
BARNETT William
BARTLETT James
BARTLETT N.J.
BARTLEY James
BEAUMONT Edward
BEAUMONT James
BENNETT Eli
BENNETT Eli (F)
BENNETT Thomas E. 74th E M M
BENTON William K. 73d E M M
BERRY C.M.
BERRY R.D. 73d E M M
BINKLEY NIMROD
BINKLEY Wm.  (C) Killed by Federals just west of C.H.
BLANKENSHIP Eli
BOWMAN Elisha
BOWMAN James R.  Capt Con Army
BOX Robert
BOYER Joseph
BOYER Servis
BRADSHAW Azer 74th E M M
BRADSHAW Baily (F)
BRADSHAW P.W. 74th E M M
BRAKE J.H.
BRASIER H.B. 74th E M M
BRASIER James 74th E M M
BRASIER Mitchell 74th E M M
BREEDING Kniel
BREEDLOVE Thomas (F)
BROWN John
BRUMHALL Jacob 74th E M M
BRUTON Cantrell 6th MO CAV
BRUTON H.S. 6th MO CAV
BRUTON J.H. (F) d in 6th MO CAV
BRUTON Jesse d in 1862
BURGES ______
BURRUS Johnstone  (F)
BURRUS Johnstone Jr. (F)
CALHOUN G.W. 16TH MO CAV
CALTON Noah
CARTER Jesse 8th MO CAV
CASEY Samuel killed by a tree in 1866 (gbc: ERROR it was
        Starling who was killed; see probate;)
CASEY Starling (d 1866)
CASH James
CAVENAUGH _______ (C)
CHAMBERS George
CHAMBERS Singleton (C) d in 1861
CLAXTON G.C. 73d E M M
CLAXTON George 73d E M M
CLAXTON Henderson 73d E M M
CLAXTON J.A. 73d E M M
CLAXTON James
CLAXTON Noah 73d E M M
CODAY Harrison 16th MO CAV
CODAY James  died in 1862
CODAY John Jr. (C)
CODAY John Sr. 8th MO CAV
CODAY Samuel Sr.
CODAY William Jr 8th MO CAV
CODAY Wm. Sr. 8th MO CAV
COIL John
CONLEY J.C.
CONNOLLY James
CONNOR Thomas 8th M S M
COTTENGIME  Wm. 8th MO CAV
CRAIG Elijah (F)
CRAWFORD D.H. 74th E M M
CREWSE R.M. (F)
CRIDER Hiram
CRIDER Jerry (C)
CRIDER Leonard went South with his three slaves
CRISP Rufus (F)
CRISP Squire  (F)
CRITCHER Charles d in 1861
CUNNINGHAM M.L. Killed in 1861 by Home Guards
DAVIS   Jesse P.
DAVIS   Tim
DEVERS  J.S.
DEVERS Jack killed by bushwhackers in 1862
DICK Jacob J
DORRIS  D.G.
DORRIS James
DOWDY Louis  Phelps' Regt
DUKE   ________
DURBIN M.  Phelps' Regt; d at Rolla in 1861; widow Durbin
     had four sons who served in the Union Army.
DYER S.H.  Phelps' Regt
ELLIS B.M.
ELLIS Benjamin Sr
ELLIS Benjamin Jr.
ELLIS W.R.
EMMERSON F.
EMMERSON Jacob  (dec)
EVANS Samuel  (dec)
EVERETT John
EVERETT L.S.
FLY William A  (F)
FORREST James
FRAZIER _____  (C) killed near Hartville
FREEMAN L .J. (T.)
FRILDS Clarke(C) killed by Federals on Whetstone
GADDIS Stephen  (F)
GARDNER Richard 8th M S M
GARNER G.W.
GARNER S.H.
GERRETT James 8th MO CAV
GERRETT John 8th MO CAV
GOOD John H  8th MO CAV d at Rolla
GORDON A.J.
GORMAN C.C.
GORMAN J.M. (Heirs)
GORMAN M.D. 47TH MO INF
GORMAN M.D. (F) Blacksmith
GOSS Nep. 8th MO CAV d at Springfield
GOSSETTE Hamilton
GROGAN Ambrose
GROGAN William 8th MO CAV d at Duvall's Bluff
HAGGARD C.F.  Capt 8th CAV d at Rolla
HANCOCK Berry L  went south
HARDIN R.W.
HARDIN S.C. (dec)
HARRISON  James
HARRISON Joseph
HART Isaac
HAYWORTH N.
HELLEMS David
HELLEMS Johathan Sr.
HELLEMS John
HENNESSEE Thomas (C)
HENSLEY James W. (C)
HICKMAN Alfred 11th MO CAV d at Duvall's Bluff
HICKMAN James K 8th M S M
HICKMAN Jasper 8th M S M
HICKMAN Jonathan 73d E M M
HICKMAN Micajah
HIGHT James A  (F)
HALL John
HILLHOUSE John  (dec)
HILLHOUSE Newton
HOLT Cahill 8th MO CAV
HOLT Francis  (dec)
HOLT John
HOLT William 16 CAV
HOPKIINS Richard Jr 8th MO S M CAV
HOPKINS Richard
INGRAHAM Daniel
JARRETT T.J. Home Guards
JOHNSON William O.
JOHNSON J.W. 73d E M M
JOHNSON Solomon 73d E M M
JONES John (C)
JORDAN James 73d E M M
JORDAN William 73d E M M
KEITH Alex. E M M
KEITH Andy E M M
KELLY Andrew 8th MO CAV
KELLY James
KELLY William
KENDRICK James 74th E M M
KENDRICK Joseph B 8th MO CAV
KEYS John killed by Philip Keys in 1861
KIRK Garrett
KNABB H.M. 8TH mo cav
LANDERS Elijah
LEA H.H. (C)
LEE John
LONG B.
LONG G.W.
LUNSFORD B.G.
LOWREY H.L.
LUNSFORD Elisha
MASSEY James (dec) d in Andersonville
MATTHEWS D.D.
MAURY William L.
McCLANAHAN _____
McCLANAHAN H.B.
McCLANAHAN James 8th M S M
McCLURE J.G. 73d E M M
McDARIS John
McDARIS R. P.
McINTOSH C.A. 8TH MO CAV
McROBERTS Elijah Sr (C) killed at Big Blue
MEADOWS Solomon  3d MO CAV
MINGUS E.A. 73d E M M
MINGUS Jacob 73d E M M
MINGUS Paul S  73d E M M
MOODY Henry 16th MO CAV
MOORE A.J.
MOORE Henry
MOORE John 73d E M M
MOORE Joseph L.
MOORE Josiah
MOORE R.W. 74th E M M
MOORE Robert Sr.
MOORE T.W. 74th E M M
MOORE William
MORRISON William A.
MOSER   R.M.
NEWTON Alex.
NEWTON Andrew
NEWTON Andy
NEWTON George 1st MO CAV
NEWTON James (C) hanged by Federals 8 miles west of
     courthouse
NEWTON Jeremiah
NEWTON John 1st MO CAV
NEWTON Nevils 1st MO CAV
NEWTON William Jr. (dec)
NEWTON William Sr.
NICHOLS Lazarus  (dec)
NICHOLS Noah 8th MO CAV
NICHOLS T.J.
OAKLEY D.C.
OAKLEY M.S
ODEL Abram (F)
ODEL John 8th M S M CAV
ODEL William 8th M S M CAV
OVENDER H. (gbc: ORENDER)
OWENS Rev Jonathan (dec)
O'BRIEN W.
P.POOL A. (F)
P.POOL R.A.  (C)
PALMER Benjamin
PALMER Joseph  8th MO CAV
PALMER Ratliff B.  Col 73d E M M
PALMER William 74th E M M
PAUL Ambrose
PERKINS   M.J.
PHILLIPS Aaron
PHILLIPS Rufus
PLENER William
PROCK Jackson 8th M S M
PROCK John
PROCK Preston
PROCK William C.
PROCK William S.
PYATT J.A.  E M M
PYATT John  E M M
PYATT William  E M M
RANDOLPH T.L.
RANDOLPH William (F)
REECE George  8th MO CAV wounded
REECE Jacob (dec)
REECE S.G.
RENFREW James M.
RENFREW Mark
RIPPEE Arthur (C)
RIPPEE Cyrus  (C) killed on Elk Creek
RIPPEE Garnett
RIPPEE H.
RIPPEE Hiram
RIPPEE James
RIPPEE John
RIPPEE Joshua 1st MO CAV
RIPPEE M.F.
RIPPEE Robert
ROBINETT J.H. 8th M S M CAV
ROGERS John 8th M S M
ROGGERS Andy
ROGGERS George
ROSS John
RUSHING M.S. (F)
RUSSELL, Samuel C. 74th E M M
RUSSELL T.J.
SANDERS John A
SANDERS Peter (C & F)
SCOTT Jesse
SCOTT John
SCOTT T.P.
SELLERS M.L.
SHADDY Peter
SHADDY William
SHIELDS Arnet
SHUMATE A.(F)
SMALLEY Harrison  8th M S M CAV
SMITH George (C)
SMITH Henry (F)
SMITH John W.  (dec)
SMITH Noel J.
SMITH Thomas J.  (dec)
SMITTLE Alex.
SMITTLE Jacob
SMITTLE Joseph
SPENCE Edly L. 6th MO CAV, died
SPENCE Robert
ST.GEORGE P.
STITH John C.
STACEY George
STACEY Simon
STRONG John 73d E M M
TARBUTTON Henry (F)
TATE James A.
TATE John L.
TATE William H.
TODD Floyd  Phelps' INF
TODD Thomas  killed at G. Reece's
TODD Thomas  8th CAV, killed
TRUSTY James  (F)
TURNER James 8th MO CAV
TURNER John  8th MO CAV
WADE N.F.
WALLS E.W. (C)
WATERS ____  killed by bushwhackers on Fox Creek in 1862
WEAVER Eli
WEAVER John  8th MO CAV
WEAVER Peter
WEAVER Sol.
WEST J.H.
WHITE J.W.
WHITTIKER M.
WHITTIKER Wm. J.  1st MO CAV
WILES J.A. (F)
WILLIAMS Abbott  8th MO CAV d Ball's Bluff
WILLIAMS Benjamin
WILLIAMS W.B.
WILLIAMS Wm. Sr.
WILSON J.E.
WILSON James 8th MO CAV
WILSON Zach.
WOOD Jesse
WOOD Wm. Home Guard
WYNNE Pleasant
WYNNE Wm. R.
YATES Jacob (F)
YOUNG Alex.
YOUNG Alfred Jr.
YOUNG Alfred Sr.
YOUNG Archibald  6th MO CAV
YOUNG David
YOUNG David Sr.
YOUNG Eli
YOUNG Fielding
YOUNG Hiram Sr.
YOUNG Hiram S. (F)
YOUNG Wm. Jr.
YOUNG James (C) killed on Elk Creek
YOUNG Jesse
YOUNG John Jr. 74th E M M, killed at Hartville Courthouse,
     accidentally
YOUNG Samuel  1st MO CAV
YOUNG Wm. F.
YOUNG Wm. A   8th MO CAV d at Fayetteville
YOUNG Wm. Sr.  (Miller)"



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